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# Comment on “Band gap bowing and electron localization of GaXIn1-XN” [J. Appl. Phys. 100, 093717 (2006)]

Journal of Applied Physics (Impact Factor: 2.21). 01/2008; 103(9):096101-096101-3. DOI: 10.1063/1.2908179

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**ABSTRACT:**We report calculated, electronic properties of wurtzite zinc oxide (w-ZnO). We solved self-consistently the two inherently coupled equations of density functional theory (DFT), following the Bagayoko, Zhao, and Williams (BZW) method as enhanced by the work of Ekuma and Franklin (BZW-EF). We employed a local density approximation (LDA) potential and the linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO). Most of the calculated, electronic properties of w-ZnO are in excellent agreement with experiment, including our zero temperature band gap of 3.39 eV and the electron effective mass. The doubly self-consistent approach utilized in this work points to the ability of theory to predict accurately key properties of semiconductors and hence to inform and to guide the design and fabrication of semiconductor-based devices.Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 05/2013; 74(5):729–736. · 1.53 Impact Factor -
##### Article: Local Density Approximation Description of Electronic Properties of Wurtzite Cadmium Sulfide (w-CdS)

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**ABSTRACT:**We present calculated, electronic and related properties of wurtzite cadmium sulfide (w-CdS). Our ab-initio, non-relativistic calculations employed a local density functional approximation (LDA) potential and the linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO). Following the Bagayoko, Zhao, and Williams (BZW) method, we solved self-consistently both the Kohn-Sham equation and the equation giving the ground state density in terms of the wave functions of the occupied states. Our calculated, direct band gap of 2.47 eV, at the point, is in excellent agreement with experiment. So are the calculated density of states and the electron effective mass. In particular, our results reproduce the peaks in the conduction band density of states, within the experimental uncertainties.Canadian Journal of Physics 11/2010; 89(3). · 0.90 Impact Factor - [Show abstract] [Hide abstract]

**ABSTRACT:**We report results from an efficient, robust, ab-initio method for self-consistent calculations of electronic and structural properties of Ge. Our non-relativistic calculations employed a generalized gradient approximation (GGA) potential and the linear combination of atomic orbitals (LCAO) formalism. The distinctive feature of our computations stem from the use of Bagayoko-Zhao-Williams-Ekuma-Franklin (BZW-EF) method. Our results are in agreement with experimental ones where the latter are available. In particular, our theoretical, indirect band gap of 0.65 eV, at the experimental lattice constant of 5.66 \AA{}, is in excellent agreement with experiment. Our predicted, equilibrium lattice constant is 5.63 \AA{}, with a corresponding indirect band gap of 0.65 eV and a bulk modulus of 80 GPa. We also calculated the effective masses in various directions with respect to the $\Gamma$ point.Physics Letters A 02/2013; 377(34). · 1.77 Impact Factor

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