By J Phillips
Comprised of 10 chapters, this e-book starts with an summary of the crystal buildings of the extra universal and extra helpful semiconductors, including bonding definitions and principles; bond power gaps and band strength gaps; tetrahedral coordination; and bond lengths and radii. The dialogue then turns to the results of covalent and ionic bonds on crystal constructions and cohesive energies of semiconductors, paying specific cognizance to the digital configurations of atoms, ionicity, and homopolar power gaps. next chapters introduce the reader to elastic and piezoelectric constants in addition to lattice vibrations, power bands, impurities, and primary optical spectra. The e-book additionally examines the thermochemistry of semiconductors earlier than concluding with a concise qualitative description of obstacles, junctions, and units, with emphasis at the actual and chemical rules in the back of their operation.
This monograph could be of curiosity to physicists, chemists, and fabrics scientists.