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Band Structure


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  • Energy Bands
  • Conductivity
  • Electricity


Explore the origin of energy bands in crystals of atoms. The structure of these bands determines how materials conduct electricity.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe how how band structure results in a lattice of many wells.
  • Describe how to go from the microscopic potential of a single atom to the macroscopic potential of a solid.
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