Electron correlation effects on the electronic properties of clusters

  • F. López-Urías
  • G. M. Pastor
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The Hubbard model is applied to icosahedral, face-centered cubic (FCC), hexagonal close-packed (HCP), and body-centered cubic (BCC) clusters having N = 13 atoms. Exact ground-state results are given as a function of the Coulomb repulsion strength U/t, number of electrons v, and total spin S. Electron correlation effects on magnetic behavior and structural changes are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. López-Urías
    • 1
  • G. M. Pastor
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Quantique, Unité Mixte de Recherche 5626 du CNRSUniversité Paul SabatierToulouse CedexFrance

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