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Can someone explain how these two plots are related?

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How are the peaks in the right are associated with the left figure?

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    $\begingroup$ Peaks in the DoS occur when dispersion is near zero in a large area of $k$-space. But do you understand what Gamma, X, S, and Y mean? $\endgroup$ – Pieter May 8 '18 at 11:26
  • $\begingroup$ Peaks of DoS always stands for van-Hove singularities $\endgroup$ – FangXie Apr 11 at 19:06
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Gamma, X, S... are some k-points (wavenumbers), connected among them, defining a path of highly symmetric points in the first Brillouin of a crystal.

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    $\begingroup$ This doesn't answer the question. The question was not what the points are, but how DoS peaks are related to features of the band structure. $\endgroup$ – Ruslan Apr 11 at 20:08

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