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## Tight bindingIn the tight binding model, it is assumed
that the full Hamiltonian - ,
## Additional recommended knowledgewhere Using this approximate form for the wavefunction, and assuming only the - ,
where - ,
- ,
and are the overlap integrals.
## Further reading- J.C. Slater and G.F. Koster, Phys. Rev.
**94**, 1498 (1954). - C.M. Goringe, D.R. Bowler and E. Hernández, Rep. Prog. Phys.
**60**, 1447 (1997). - N. W. Ashcroft and N. D. Mermin,
*Solid State Physics*(Thomson Learning, Toronto, 1976).
## See also- Electronic band structure
- Nearly-free electron model
- Bloch waves
- Kronig-Penney model
- Fermi surface
- Effective mass
- Anderson's rule
- Dynamical theory of diffraction
- Solid state physics
Categories: Condensed matter physics | Quantum chemistry |

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