Elemental and compound semiconductors

  • Ying Fu
  • Magnus Willander
Part of the Electronic Materials Series book series (EMAT, volume 5)


The intrinsic property of a crystal is that the environment around a given atom or group of atoms is exactly the same as the environment around another atom or similar group of atoms. To understand and to define the crystal structure, two important concepts are introduced, i.e., the lattice and the basis.


Valence Band Molecular Beam Epitaxy Compound Semiconductor Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition Heavy Hole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ying Fu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Magnus Willander
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Gothenburg UniversitySweden
  2. 2.Chalmers University of TechnologySweden

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