Electronic Structure of Disordered Materials

  • E. N. Economou
  • Morrel H. Cohen
  • Karl F. Freed
  • E. S. Kirkpatrick


It has been known since the work of Bloch (1928) that there are universal features in the electronic structures of crystals. The most important of these are energy bands separated by gaps, crystal momentum as a good quantum number, and the form of the wave function; they provide the conceptual foundations of much of solid state physics.


Extended State Percolation Theory Localization Length Mobility Edge Anderson Transition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. N. Economou
    • 1
  • Morrel H. Cohen
    • 2
  • Karl F. Freed
    • 2
  • E. S. Kirkpatrick
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and Center for Advanced StudiesUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA
  2. 2.James Franck InstituteThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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