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Volume 21 (1998), Issue 3, Pages 217-219

An Analytical Study on the Local Electronic Density of States of the Valence Bands in Amorphous Silicon Carbide

Scientific Consultants, C/Julio Palacios, 11, 9-B, Madrid 28029, Spain

Received 27 January 1998; Accepted 15 April 1998

Copyright © 1998 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 formulation for the energy-averaged local valence band density of states of amorphous silicon carbide is derived. To this end, sp3-type hybrid orbitals are employed.