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A question about band structure silicene by tight binding

  1. Jun 22, 2015 #1
    Dear forum people,
    I know that electronic properties silicene is the same graphene but i can not figure out how can I plot band strcture silicene. I want to plot that in the following path: K→Γ→M→K
     
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  3. Jun 22, 2015 #2

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    You keep talking about PLOTTING the band structure. Do you actually have the analytical form of the band structure and just don't know how to use a software package to plot it? Or what exactly about the "plotting" part that you need help with here?

    Without such explanation, this is pretty vague!

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  4. Jun 22, 2015 #3
    Hamiltonian metrix is 8*8. i can not properly calculate elements of the matrix using slater-koster methods. for example overlap between orbitals s and pz is n*v(spσ) but i can't find cosine directions n,l,m.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2015 #4

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    Ok, this has a bit more information. This is not "plotting". This is the actual calculation to GET the band structure. There's a difference.

    Someone who is more up to speed on the silicene band structure calculation may be able to help you.

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