Anharmonic Properties of MgO

  • Jonathan BreezeEmail author
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In this chapter, the anharmonic properties of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) will be investigated. The harmonic properties calculated using density functional perturbation theory (DFPT) in Chap.  5 and the quantum field theory (QFT) of anharmonic phonons developed in Chap.  6 will be combined to predict the temperature dependence of thermal expansion, dielectric loss and relative permittivity.


Brillouin Zone Acoustic Phonon Relaxation Frequency Phonon Branch Transverse Optical 
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  1. 1.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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