What does crystal momentum mean?

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  1. crystal momentum(Noun)

    A specific vector associated with the movement of electrons in a crystal lattice


  1. Crystal momentum

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystal momentum in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crystal momentum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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