## Electronic states and optical transitions in solids |

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### Contents

Use of Symmetry in Quantum Mechanics | 1 |

References and notes | 39 |

Methods of Calculating the Electronic Band Structures of Crystals | 67 |

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additional irreducible representations approximation atomic orbitals axis band structure basis functions Bassani belong Bloch functions Bloch sums Brillouin zone calculations characters computed conduction band core corresponding critical point crystal potential cubic degenerate dependent diamond structure dielectric function discussed double group effective mass eigenfunctions eigenvalues electric field electron electron-hole interaction energy bands energy gap exciton expansion experimental expression germanium gives graphite group Oh Hamiltonian impurity indicates integrals irreducible representations joint density large number magnetic field matrix elements obtained optical constants optical transitions OPW method orthogonality parameters phonon Phys plane waves point group polarization procedure pseudopotential quantum relativistic resonant reversal symmetry rotation Section selection rules semiconductors silicon simple group small point group Solid space group spherical harmonics spin splitting symmetrized combinations symmetry group symmetry operations symmetry points transform two-photon unit cell valence and conduction valence band values wave functions wave vector zero