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By Emilio Doni, Raffaello Girlanda (auth.), Vincenzo Grasso (eds.)

This new quantity within the sequence Physics and Chemistry of fabrics with Layered buildings satisfies the necessity for a complete assessment of the growth made within the decade 1972-1982 within the box of the digital houses of layer compounds. a few contemporary theoretical and experimental advancements are highlighted through authori­ tative physicists lively in present learn. the former books of this sequence protecting related themes are volumes three and four. the current evaluate is especially meant to satisfy the space as much as 1982 and a part of 1983. i'm indebted to all of the authors for his or her pleasant co-operation and non-stop attempt in getting ready the contributions of their personal fields of competence. i'm definite that either the services scientists and the newbies within the box of the digital houses of layered fabrics will locate this ebook a helpful instrument for his or her learn paintings. hot thank you are as a result of Prof. E. Mooser, common Editor of the sequence, for his consistent and authoritative recommendation. * * * This e-book has been conceived as a tribute to Prof. Franco Bassani to whom the Italian culture within the box of layer compounds, in addition to in different fields of reliable­ nation physics, owes a lot. The authors of this evaluation have all benefited at a while in their expert existence from shut cooperation with him. Istituto di Struttura della Materia, VINCENZO GRASSO Universitd di Messina IX V Grasso (ed.). digital constitution and digital Transitions in Layered fabrics. ix.

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When the symmetry of the crystal states cannot be deduced from the reference, the points of the BZ are given within brackets. ) mean that the information cannot be deduced from the reference. TABLE VII 3: >- ::::; >-Z r' :;0 9 o r' ,.... j::. 43 ELECTRONIC ENERGY BANDS Fig. 32. Schematic representation of the Fermi surface of 1 T-TaS 2 along the principal axes and planes of symmetry. Shaded areas denote electron-filled portions of the lowest CBl band. K H~----4....... H Fig. 33. Schematic representation of the Fermi surface of 1 T-VSe z along the principal axes and planes of symmetry (after [95]).

Electron-filled regions near the Fermi energy are denoted by the shaded areas. TaS2 [104]. These experiments are also fruitful for the investigation of the shape of the Fermi surface of the Group VB dichalcogenides, even if some finer details predicted by the theory have not yet been confirmed. In the crystal ground state of all these materials, the bands indicate that electrons occupy the half-filled band within an approximately cylindrical surface centered around the ML corner of the Brillouin zone, with nearly elliptical sections parallel to the kxky plane.

With respect to the case of octahedral coordination discussed so far in the 1 T-lattice, the unit cell of the 2Ha -lattice has a double z-dimension - and twice as many electrons - while, conversely, the first Brillouin zone has half kz-height. There are therefore two bands in the 2H,,-crystal band structure for each one of the bands of the 1 T-compounds. Nevertheless, there is no possibility that a gap opens between the two bands derived from the single half-filled band of the Group VB I T-dichalcogenides, a fact which would allow the two topmost valence electrons available per unit cell to completely fill the lower of the two bands.

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