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  1. Aug 17, 2016 #1
    My teacher told me the other day that a semiconductor does not have a fermi surface. I didn't understand this remark. As I understand it the Fermi Surface is just the surface in k-space spanned by the highest occupied energy levels. Surely in a semiconductor you will also have some highest occupied energy states sitting in the top of the valence band?
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