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Principles and Methods of Band Theory

  • L. Pincherle
Part of the Optical Physics and Engineering book series (OPEG)

Abstract

Band theory is based on the one-electron approximation and relies essentially on the Hartree—Fock equations. Modern many-body theory has shown when and how we can use these equations which, for electrons in solids, are in most cases reliable and useful.

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Irreducible Representation Spherical Harmonic Reciprocal Lattice Primitive Cell Augmented Plane Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Pincherle
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LondonLondonEngland

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