Need some clarification on Band Theory

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Need some clarification on Band Theory

I've been thinking about some stuff lately:

Do the energy bands vary with FCC as opposed to BCC? That is what makes a better conductor/insulator? I'm guessing the packing factor plays a role, but not sure what.


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Changing lead to gold? lolOr

Changing lead to gold? lol

Or a non-conductive metal?

 

Cpt., you have some odd thoughts.

 

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From this link:

From this link: hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/Hbase/Solids/bandper.html#c1

"The diagram shows that there is a strong correlation between the inter-atomic spacing and the electrical properties of the solid."

Since the packing mode is an important factor in inter-atomic spacing, it therefore affects the band gaps....

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Quote:Changing lead to gold?

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Changing lead to gold? lol

Or a non-conductive metal?

 

Cpt., you have some odd thoughts.

 

Do you always talk in Shakespeare?

 


 


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Cpt_pineapple

Cpt_pineapple wrote:

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Changing lead to gold? lol

Or a non-conductive metal?

 

Cpt., you have some odd thoughts.

 

Do you always talk in Shakespeare?

 

 

 

Yes. Would you like to borrow my calorimeter?

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