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Question number: 1
» Solid State Physics » Elements of Crystallography
Appeared in Year: 2015
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The lattice parameters of an orthorhombic crystal are related by . In units of , the interplanar separation between the planes is ________ (up to three decimal places)
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The dispersion relation for a one – dimensional monatomic crystal with lattice spacing a, which interacts via nearest neighbor harmonic potential is given by, , where is a constant of appropriate unit.
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Appeared in Year: 2012
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The force constant between the nearest neighbors of the lattice is –
(M is the mass of the atom)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b. 


c. 


d. 


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Appeared in Year: 2012
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The group velocity at the boundary of the first Brillouin zone is –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a. 


b.  1 

c. 


d.  0 

Question number: 4
» Solid State Physics » Elements of Crystallography
Appeared in Year: 2013
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A lattice has the following primitive vectors : . The reciprocal lattice corresponding to the above lattice is –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  BCC lattice with cube edge of 

b.  FCC lattice with cube edge of 

c.  BCC lattice with cube edge of 

d.  FCC lattice with cube edge of 

Question number: 5
» Solid State Physics » Elements of Crystallography
Appeared in Year: 2008
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The lattice specific heat of a crystalline solid can be obtained using the Dulong Petit model, Einstein model and Debye model. At low temperature ; Which one of the following statement is true ( and are constant) –
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Dulong Petit: ; Einstein: ; Debye: 

b.  Dulong Petit: ; Einstein ; Debye: 

c.  Dulong Petit: ; Einstein ; Debye: 

d.  Dulong Petit: ; Einstein ; Debye: 
