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Old 05-15-2018, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by bistander View Post

...Here's my opinion on that:
The "Bloch region" actually has a different meaning used in quantum mechanics at the subatomic level. It was in this field where Felix Bloch was awarded the Nobel Prize. I can only wonder if he rolls in his grave.


Yes I agree, that is a bad graphic. I'm sure he rolled when that drawing was made. Things have advanced a bit since then.
Here's a recent graphic:

If we continue on with this topic, we will have to look into quantum electrodynamics for more accurate answers. Not my favorite...I'm more of an experimental physics kind a guy.
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