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Homework Help: Bloch function of an infinite, 1-D linear chain of dz2 orbitals.

  1. Nov 3, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Consider an infinite, one-dimensional linear chain of dz2 orbitals separated at a distance a. Write an expression of the BLOCH FUNCTION that describes this chain.




    2. Relevant equations

    ψk=Ʃexp(ikna)χn



    3. The attempt at a solution

    I read this http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/anie.198708461/pdf and from here I gt the idea that the Bloch function should just be Ʃexp(ikna) times the radial part of the dz2 wavefunction but I don't think this is correct. Could anyone please explain how I can do this I've already looked all over the web and books and couldn't find anything.
    Thank You.
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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