7. Non–Interacting Electrons in a Periodic Potential

  1. Michael P. Marder

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch7

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Marder, M. P. (2010) Non–Interacting Electrons in a Periodic Potential, in Condensed Matter Physics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949955.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 25 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470617984

Online ISBN: 9780470949955

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Keywords:

  • Bloch's theorem;
  • van Hove singularities;
  • translational symmetry;
  • rotational symmetry;
  • Schrödinger's equation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Translational Symmetry—Bloch's Theorem

  • Rotational Symmetry—Group Representations

  • Problems