Formalism of an Ab Initio Calculation of Phonon Dispersion Curves in the Hartree-Fock Approximation

  • V. E. Van Doren
  • P. Van Camp
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 2)


The theory for an ab initio calculation of phonon dispersion curves of semiconductors or insulators, has been given before in several papers [1].


Phonon Dispersion Electron Wave Function Elementary Excitation Dynamical Matrix Electron Screening 


  1. 1.
    Johnson, F.A. (1969). Proc. Roy. Soc., A310, 79, 89, 101, 111;ADSGoogle Scholar
  2. 1a.
    Sham, L.J. (1969). Phys. Rev., 188, 1431;CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  3. 1b.
    Pick, R.M., Cohen, M.H. and Martin, R.M. (1970). Phys. Rev., B1, 910; Sham, L.J. (1974). In this volume, p. 1.ADSGoogle Scholar
  4. 2.
    For example, see Pick, R.M. (1974). In this volume, p. 25; Cochran, W. (1971). Critical Reviews in Solid State Sciences, pp. 1–44.Google Scholar
  5. 3.
    For a list of ab intio Hartree-Fock calculations, see Kunz, A.B. (1974). In this volume, p. 343.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, London 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. E. Van Doren
    • 1
  • P. Van Camp
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied MathematicsRijksuniversitair Centrum AntwerpenAntwerpenBelgium

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