Some articles on crystalline materials, crystalline:
... Crystalline solids are found to have energy bands, instead of or in addition to energy levels ...
... electronic band structures are usually associated with crystalline materials, quasi-crystalline and amorphous solids may also exhibit band structures ... However, the periodic nature and symmetrical properties of crystalline materials makes it much easier to examine the band structures of these ... In addition, the well-defined symmetry axes of crystalline materials makes it possible to determine the dispersion relationship between the momentum (a 3-dimension ...
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