Formation Enthalpies and Entropies for Vacancies and Self-Interstitials

The following table contains some numbers found in the literature. for simple metals and Si. For more data activate the link
Crystal HF(V) [eV] HF(i) [eV]
Ag 1,1 No good numbers
HF(i) > HF(V)
Al 0,76
Au 0,98
Cu 1,0

Si ? 2,0 - 4,5
not yet clear
? 2,0 - 4,5
not yet clear

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go to 2.1.1 Simple Vacancies and Interstitials

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