We report on the electrical resistivity and thermoelectric power of liquid Si and Ge. The basic ingredients of the calculations are obtained by using a variational procedure based on a third-order perturbation theory. In the calculations we employ on-Fermi-sphere model potential suitable for these systems. The reference structure factors used in the final calculations are obtained by introducing softness in the hard-sphere description of the structure factors through a scaling procedure. The calculated resistivities and thermoelectric power are comparable to the experimental as well as to the available theoretical results.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Philosophical Magazine B: Physics of Condensed Matter; Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties|
|Publication status||Published - May 1986|
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