Band Structure - Energy Bands | Conductivity | Electricity - PhET Interactive Simulations

Band Structure

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Band Structure simulation


  • Energy Bands
  • Conductivity
  • Electricity

Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe how how band structure results in a lattice of many wells.
  • Describe how to go from the microscopic potential of a single atom to the macroscopic potential of a solid.

System Requirements

Java via CheerpJ;

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Version 1.08