Band structure of SnTe studied by photoemission spectroscopy.

  title={Band structure of SnTe studied by photoemission spectroscopy.},
  author={Peter B. Littlewood and Bogdan Mihaila and Roland K. Schulze and Douglas Safarik and James E. Gubernatis and Aaron Bostwick and Eli Rotenberg and Cyril P. Opeil and Tomasz Durakiewicz and J. Lleweilun Smith and Jason Lashley},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  volume={105 8},
We present an angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy study of the electronic structure of SnTe and compare the experimental results to ab initio band structure calculations as well as a simplified tight-binding model of the p bands. Our study reveals the conjectured complex Fermi surface structure near the L points showing topological changes in the bands from disconnected pockets, to open tubes, and then to cuboids as the binding energy increases, resolving lingering issues about the… 

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