### Drude model: Deriving the Conductivity and Permittivity of Metals

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Light-Matter-Interactions

Tags: Plasma Frequency / Ohm's law / Permittivity

Tags: Plasma Frequency / Ohm's law / Permittivity

The Drude model explains the electrodynamic properties of metals. The simple approach is to regard the conduction band electrons as non-interacting electron gas.