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How number of primitive cells in a material = number of K-States ?

  1. Apr 11, 2015 #1
    Dear All,

    1) I am not able to understand the statement given by one of the professor. i,e., Number of primitive cells in a material = Number of K-States.
    2) Additionally, if one atom is per primitive cell then why do we have NUMBER of k-states equivalent to number of atoms in this case ?
    3) why Number of primitive cells in a material are of order of avogadro number ?

    Kindly respond
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 16, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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