Bonds and Bands in Semiconductors (Materials Science & by J Phillips

By J Phillips

Bonds and Bands in Semiconductors offers with bonds and bands in semiconductors and covers a variety of issues, from crystal constructions and covalent and ionic bonds to elastic and piezoelectric constants. Lattice vibrations, strength bands, and the thermochemistry of semiconductors also are mentioned, besides impurities and primary optical spectra.

Comprised of 10 chapters, this ebook starts off with an summary of the crystal buildings of the extra universal and extra worthy semiconductors, including bonding definitions and principles; bond strength gaps and band strength gaps; tetrahedral coordination; and bond lengths and radii. The dialogue then turns to the consequences of covalent and ionic bonds on crystal buildings and cohesive energies of semiconductors, paying specific realization to the digital configurations of atoms, ionicity, and homopolar power gaps. next chapters introduce the reader to elastic and piezoelectric constants in addition to lattice vibrations, power bands, impurities, and basic optical spectra. The publication additionally examines the thermochemistry of semiconductors ahead of concluding with a concise qualitative description of limitations, junctions, and units, with emphasis at the actual and chemical ideas in the back of their operation.

This monograph may be of curiosity to physicists, chemists, and fabrics scientists.

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