Electrons in a periodic potential

  • R. G. Chambers
Part of the Physics and its Application book series (PHAP)


An electron moving through the periodic potential V(r) must satisfy the Schrödinger equation
$$ - ({{\hbar }^{2}}/2m){{\nabla }^{2}}\psi + V(r)\psi = \varepsilon \psi $$


Lattice Point Brillouin Zone Reciprocal Lattice Constant Energy Periodic Potential 
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© R.G. Chambers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Chambers
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  1. 1.University of BristolUK

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