Note on the solution of the soliton problem in trans-polyacetylene

  • L. Valenta
  • L. Wojtczak
  • B. Rolov
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Colloid & Polymer Science book series (PROGCOLLOID, volume 78)


A soliton solution in the continuum approximation is suggested for the Su-Schrieffer-Heeger model [1] of the trans-polyacetylene. Contrary to [1], the solitons described in this paper are nontopological

Key words

Polymers solitons 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Su WP, Schrieffer JR, Heeger AJ (1980) Phys Rev B 22:2099CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Springborg M (1986) Phys Rev B 33:8475CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Davydov AS (1985) Solitions in Molecular Systems. Reidel, DordrechtGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Davydov AS (1986) Ann der Physik 43:93CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Lindner U, Fedyanin VK (1978) phys stat sol (b) 89:123CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Davydov AS, Kislukha NI (1976) phys stat sol (b) 75:735CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Lindner U, Fedyanin VK (1979) phys stat sol (b) 95 K 83Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Stafström S, Chao KA (1984) Phys Rev B 29:2266Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Valenta
    • 1
  • L. Wojtczak
    • 2
  • B. Rolov
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityPrague 2Czechoslovakia
  2. 2.Department of Solid State PhysicsUniversity of LódżLodżPoland
  3. 3.Department of Theoretical PhysicsLatvian State UniversityRigaUSSR

Personalised recommendations