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Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 85, Issue 3–4, pp 471–488 | Cite as

Effect of temperature on polaronic and bipolaronic structures of the adiabatic Holstein model

  • C. Baesens
  • R. S. MacKay
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Abstract

It is proved that the polaronic and bipolaronic structures found in the adiabatic Holstein model at large electron-phonon coupling by Aubry, Abramovici, and Raimbault survive under connection of the electrons to a low-temperature heat bath, uniformly in the size of the system. Bounds are computed for one-dimensional nearest neighbor chains, and some sample solutions are continued numerically.

Key Words

Electron-phonon interaction temperature polaron Holstein model bifurcation 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Baesens
    • 1
  • R. S. MacKay
    • 1
  1. 1.DAMTPCambridgeUK

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