Debye temperature


Definition of Debye temperature

: the temperature at which the atomic heat of a pure cubic crystal equals 5.67 calories per gram atom per degree

called also characteristic temperature

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History and Etymology for Debye temperature

after P. J. W. Debye

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“Debye temperature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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