Group Theory in Semiconductor Optics

  • K. Hümmer
  • C. Klingshirn
  • Claus F. Klingshirn
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


In this chapter, we shall give an outline of group theory, its connection to quantum mechanics, and its applications in semiconductor optics. We shall present only the most important aspects and rules and generally give no proofs of the various relations.


Irreducible Representation Conjugacy Class Point Group Proper Subgroup Mirror Plane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hümmer
  • C. Klingshirn
  • Claus F. Klingshirn
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  1. 1.Institut für Angewandte PhysikKarlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)KarlsruheGermany

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