Electrons and Phonons in Wurtzitic Semi-conductors

Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 197)


We review the basic theory of electronic and lattice dynamics in crystals and applicate it to wurtzite semiconductors. The semiclassical theory of the dielectric constant, of paramount importance to treat optical properties is introduced as well as the \(\mathbf{k.p }\) method for computing electronic states in the neighborhood of a band structure extremum.


Indium Nitride Valence Band Hamiltonian Phonon Deformation Potentials Semi-classical Theory Group Theory Arguments 
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  1. 1.Institut de Physique de MontpellierUniversity of Montpellier 2Montpellier Cedex 05France

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