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Tutorial on Semi-empirical Band Structure Methods

By Dragica Vasileska

Arizona State University

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This tutorial explains in details the Empirical Pseudopotential Method for the electronic structure calculation, the tight-binding method and the k.p method. For more details on the Empirical Pseudopotential Method listen to the following presentation:

  • Empirical Pseudopotential Method Described
  • For more information on the tight-binding method visit the Band Structure Lab

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    • Dragica Vasileska (2008), "Tutorial on Semi-empirical Band Structure Methods,"

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