%0 Journal Article %J J. Appl. Phys. (USA) %D 1985 %T Accurate, short series approximations to Fermi-Dirac integrals of order -1/2, 1/2, 1, 3/2, 2, 5/2, 3, and 7/2 %A Van Halen, P %A Pulfrey, D L %K integral equations;series (mathematics); %P 5271 - 4 %U http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.335269 %V 57 %X Short series approximations based on the classical series expansions of the Fermi-Dirac integrals Fj(x) are presented for the orders -1/2, 1/2, 1, 3/2, 2, 5/2, 3, and 7/2. The approximations are accurate to better than 1 part in 105 over the range -∞<x<∞ %Z short series approximations;Fermi-Dirac integrals;classical series expansions; %9 article