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Specific Heat of the Alkalis

Nature volume 141, pages 10151016 (04 June 1938) | Download Citation

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IN the alkali metals, the electrons may be considered as degenerate in the Fermi-Dirac sense and incapable of contributing more than a few per cent to the specific heat. The explanation of any effect which exists is therefore probably to be sought in the lattice itself.

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  1. Physical Laboratory, University College, Southampton. April 13.

    • L. G. CARPENTER
    • , T. F. HARLE
    •  & C. J. STEWARD

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