Vibronic Interactions: Jahn-Teller Effect in Crystals and Molecules

  • Michael D. Kaplan
  • George O. Zimmerman

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 39)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. J.-S. Zhou, J. B. Goodenough
    Pages 15-22
  3. C. A. Bates, J. L. Dunn, P. B. Oliete, G. E. Stedman
    Pages 23-30
  4. Wojciech Grochala, Roald Hoffmann
    Pages 31-46
  5. C. W. Chu, Y. Y. Xue, B. Lorenz, A. K. Heilman, M. Gospodinov, S. G. Dobreva
    Pages 47-56
  6. M. Dzero, L. Gor’kov, V. Kresin
    Pages 57-72
  7. J. J. Borras-Almenar, J. M. Clemente-Juan, E. Coronado, V. Yu. Mirovitskii, A. V. Palii, B. S. Tsukerblat
    Pages 111-122
  8. Michael Kaplan, Benjamin Vekhter, George Zimmerman
    Pages 153-164
  9. Solomon S. Stavrov
    Pages 165-172
  10. Yu. V. Yablokov
    Pages 173-181
  11. A. Ya. Fishman, M. A. Ivanov, N. K. Tkachev
    Pages 183-196

About this book

Introduction

This book is based mostly on the reports presented at the XVth International lahn-Teller Symposium on Vibronic Interactions in Crystals and Molecules and NATO Advanced Research Workshop Colossal Magnetoresistance and Vibronic Interactions that took place at Boston on August 16-22 of the year 2000. This is the first time the Symposium took place in the USA where recently the giant splash of the attention to the 1 ahn-Teller effect occurred. This tremendous interest to the field all over the world is reflected not only in the numerous publications in many American and European 10urnals, but of the leading scientists from additionally in the Symposium's participation the well known Universities, National Laboratories and industrial companies, which was the largest in the history of the Symposium. The renaissance of the 1ahn-Teller physics is closely related to the three fundamental discoveries in science. The most significant among them is the discovery of high-Tc superconductivity by K. -A. Muller and G. Bednorz, for whom the "1ahn-Teller idea" was the motivation in their search. The result of this search is well known - a wide spectrum of the 1ahn-Teller ion based materials with Tc between 24K and 135K were found. The second discovery is the existence of a new polymorph of carbon - the C60. The microscopic analysis of all physical, chemical and biological properties of the buckyballs is based on 1ahn-Teller type of interactions. The third is colossal magnetoresistance.

Keywords

Cluster Implantat X-ray mechanics molecule scattering spectroscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael D. Kaplan
    • 1
    • 2
  • George O. Zimmerman
    • 2
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentSimmons CollegeBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsBoston UniversityBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0985-0
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0045-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0985-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2609
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