Tables for
Volume D
Physical Properties of Crystals
Edited by A. Authier

International Tables for Crystallography (2013). Vol. D, ch. 1.8, p. 230

Section 1.8.6. Glossary

G. D. Mahana*

aDepartment of Physics, 104 Davey Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
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1.8.6. Glossary

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[T] temperature (K)
[{\bf J}] current density (A m[^{-2}])
[{\bf J}_Q] heat current (W m[^{-2}])
[\boldsigma ] electrical conductivity (S m[^{-1}])
[\rho ] electrical resistivity
[K ] thermal conductivity (W m[^{-1}] K[^{-1}])
[{\bf E}] electric field (V m[^{-1}])
[S] Seebeck coefficient (V K[^{-1}])
[k_B] Boltzmann constant
[R_H] Hall constant
[m^*] effective mass of the electron
[\tau] lifetime of the electron


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