Coulomb effects on one-dimensional peierls instability: The peierls-hubbard model

Sumitendra Mazumdar, S. N. Dixit

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A novel approach to dimerization is developed, based on a many-body valence-bond approach, that predicts enhancement of the dimerization on inclusion of the on-site electron repulsion. Exact numerical calculations are presented to substantiate this conclusion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-295
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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