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Advances in Quantum Chemistry - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120348442, 9780080916194

Advances in Quantum Chemistry, Volume 44

1st Edition

Manifestations of Vibronic Coupling in Chemistry and Physics

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Hardcover ISBN: 9780120348442
eBook ISBN: 9780080916194
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th December 2003
Page Count: 710
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Table of Contents

Selected contents. A unique Jahn-Teller mechanism of all the symmetry breakings in molecular systems and condensed matter. Icosahedral quarks.
Antilinear particle-hole conjugations operators in Jahn -Teller theory.
Renner-Teller interaction matrices and Green's function formalism. Tunneling in Jahn-Teller systems and multidimensional WKB approximation. Tunneling path and ground state crossover in linear and quadratic Jahn-Teller systems.
Nonadiabatic coupling: general features and relation to molecular properties.
Jahn-Teller effect in the excited state: anomalous temperature dependenceof the zero-phonon line. Critical dependence of multiphonon transitions on interaction strengthand temperature. Combined Jahn-Teller and pseudo Jahn-Teller effects in the benzeneradical cation.
Vibronic interactions and Jahn-Teller effects in charged hydrocarbons.
Cage structure distortion of fullerenes. Vibronic-induced shifts in the optical spectra of doped fullerenes.
Vibronic interactions in high nuclearity clusters. Pseudo Jahn-Teller origin of the metastable states in sodium nitroprusside.
Jahn-Teller ions in cubic crystals explored through DFT calculations.
Analysis of the EPR and Raman scattering of copper(II) doped CaO.
Diffusion in concentrated Jahn-Teller systems. Vibronic renormalization of superconductivity gaps in a two-bandmodel of cuprates.
Ground state of quantum Jahn-Teller model: selftrapping vs correlated phonon-assisted tunneling.


Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current developments in this rapidly developing field that falls between the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. With invited reviews written by leading international researchers, each presenting new results, it provides a single vehicle for following progress in this interdisciplinary area.

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  • High quality and thorough reviews of various aspects of quantum chemistry


Quantum chemists, physical chemists.


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"Quantum chemistry has emerged as a subject in its own right. The appearance of a review publication which surveys recent achievements in the field is therefore very appropriate and, when it has the quality of this volume, is most welcome."—PROCEEDINGS OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY

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