A specific vector associated with the movement of electrons in a crystal lattice
In solid-state physics crystal momentum or quasimomentum is a momentum-like vector associated with electrons in a crystal lattice. It is defined by the associated wave vectors of this lattice, according to . Like mechanical momentum, crystal momentum is frequently conserved, making it useful to physicists and materials scientists as an analytical tool.
The numerical value of crystal momentum in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of crystal momentum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Images & Illustrations of crystal momentum
Find a translation for the crystal momentum definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these crystal momentum definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"crystal momentum." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 23 Feb. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/crystal momentum>.