An Alternative APW Technique: Theory and Application to Copper

  • Dale Dean Koelling
Part of the The IBM Research Symposia Series book series (IRSS)


The variational formulation for the solution of the periodic potential problem has been known for some time1. Thus, the development of a new band structure method usually consists of creating a basis function set which has some convenient features. What is to be described here is a variant of the APW basis function set.


Energy Band Radial Function Secular Equation Augmented Plane Wave Single Particle Wave Function 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dale Dean Koelling
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  1. 1.Magnetic Theory GroupNorthwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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