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I'm not a solid-state chemist, but I think the meaning seems reasonably clear from context to me. "Spin degeneracy" here means that each energy level is capable of holding a spin-up electron as well as a spin-down electron, i.e. in each orbital there are two different spin states which are degenerate (some would call these spin orbitals). Thus, $N$...

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