Engineering Electronic Structure

Advanced devices place strong demands on semiconductor properties. To obtain the highest performance it is necessary to engineer the properties of constituent materials. In some devices, this means designing the electronic energy band structures. In other cases, the natures of defects in the materials are most critical. In this and the following chapter we consider band engineering and leave defect design to Chapter 7.


Valence Band Band Structure Interatomic Distance Atomic Orbital Hybrid Orbital 
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