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Volume 20, Issue 1, Pages 41-44

A Molecular-Orbital Model for Amorphous Group IV Semiconductors

Member of the Academy of Sciences of New York, C.Julio Palacios 11, 9–B, Madrid 28029, Spain

Received 19 February 1996; Accepted 17 June 1996

Copyright © 1997 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A theoretical model based on standard molecular-orbital theory and extended Hückel approach is proposed. This model is valid for amorphous group IV semiconductors and represents a substantial improvement of the state of the art.