Thorpe and Weaire have discovered a simple relationship between the density of states of a model Hamiltonian for a tetrahedrally bonded amorphous solid and the density of states of a much simpler Hamiltonian. Here is given a simple derivation of that result. The case of a compound semiconductor is also discussed.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Physical Review B|
|State||Published - 1972|
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Supported by the National Science Foundation.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Condensed Matter Physics