First Principles Band Theory for Random Metallic Alloys

  • B. L. Györffy
  • G. M. Stocks
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 42)


Two years ago at an Advanced Study Institute in Gent, we had given five lectures on the same topics as treated here. Since then the subject developed considerably and we have written an entirely new set of lecture notes. On that previous occasion we have concentrated on the formal structure of the theory. Here the focus is on results and applications. In order to make the present notes self-contained, we did not refrain from covering the same ground when it was necessary. However, a significant part of the earlier material had to be cut. The interested reader may find these in Györffy and Stocks (1976) “Electrons in Finite and Infinite Structures”, Ed. P. Phariseau and L. Scheire.


Fermi Surface Brillouin Zone Schrodinger Equation Band Theory Energy Shell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. L. Györffy
    • 1
  • G. M. Stocks
    • 2
  1. 1.Brookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA
  2. 2.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA

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