Impurity-induced tetramerization in Peierls-distorted polymers: Reducing the band gap

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Abstract

Numerical calculations performed at the Hückel and Hubbard-SCF levels indicate that the band gap of conjugated polymers exhibiting bond-length alternation can be significantly lowered by "tetramerization", i.e. introducing weak diagonal perturbations in a periodic manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)875-877
Number of pages3
JournalSolid State Communications
Volume77
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

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