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Readers are invited to perform this derivation in the problems. The fact that w(k) and E(k) depend only on the scalar value of δk is the proof that the dispersion relation is conical in this region. The group velocity v(k) of electrons in the crystal can be obtained from the dispersion relation ( of Chapter 1). e. at the K point). 0 × 106 ms−1. * The Fermi level is the highest occupied electronic energy level at T = 0 K, that is, when the electrons are occupying the lowest energy levels permitted by the Pauli exclusion principle.
We can write down an expression for the molecular orbital in which these electrons sit quite easily. 9. In this chapter, however, we are primarily interested in the molecular orbitals and electronic dispersion relation due to the electrons which do not take part in hybridization: Those that sit in the molecular orbitals responsible for the π-bonds, formed from overlapping 2pz atomic orbitals. The Ψ(2pz) wave function points up and down along the z-axis, perpendicular to the direction of the bonds.
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