Travelling charge density waves : A mean field treatment

  • B. G. S. Doman
III. Dynamics of Charge Density Waves, Theory
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 217)


Travelling charge density waves are described using the thermodynamic Lagrangian formalisms developed by Fischbeck to derive the CDW phonon spectrum. It is shown that travelling charge density waves can exist at temperatures higher than those at which stationary CDWs exist.


Free Energy Elliptic Function Field Approximation Euler Lagrangian Equation Charge Density Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. G. S. Doman
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  1. 1.Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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