Electronically driven phonon anomalies in transition metal carbides

Michèle Gupta, A. J. Freeman

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Large maxima in the generalized susceptibility of χ(q) of TaC calculated from its APW band structure are found to correlate very well with observed soft phonon modes. Such maxima are not found for HfC where phonon anomalies are not observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-293
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 14 1976

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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