The Tight Binding Bond Model

  • D. G. Pettifor
  • A. J. Skinner
  • R. A. Davies


The semi-empirical Tight Binding model1,2 is the simplest scheme for describing the energetics of semi-conductors and transition metals within a quantum mechanical framework.


Pair Potential Atomic Energy Level Virtual Crystal Approximation Density Functional Energy Local Charge Neutrality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Pettifor
    • 1
  • A. J. Skinner
    • 1
  • R. A. Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsImperial College of Science Technology and MedicineLondonUK

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