3. An Introduction to Bonding in Solids

  1. Valerio Magnasco

Published Online: 21 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971986.ch3

Models for Bonding in Chemistry

Models for Bonding in Chemistry

How to Cite

Magnasco, V. (2010) An Introduction to Bonding in Solids, in Models for Bonding in Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971986.ch3

Author Information

  1. University of Genoa, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470667026

Online ISBN: 9781119971986

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Keywords:

  • bonding in solids;
  • secular equations - for linear and closed polyene chains;
  • linear polyene chain - solution for system of homogeneous linear equations for linear polyene chain;
  • closed polyene chain - system of homogeneous linear equations for closed polyene chain;
  • model for one-dimensional crystal;
  • electronic bands in linear polyene chain;
  • electronic bands in crystals;
  • one-dimensional Brillouin zones;
  • insulators, conductors, semiconductors and superconductors;
  • band structure of intrinsic and doped semiconductors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Linear Polyene Chain

  • The Closed Polyene Chain

  • A Model for the One-dimensional Crystal

  • Electronic Bands in Crystals

  • Insulators, Conductors, Semiconductors and Superconductors

  • Appendix: The Trigonometric Identity