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The Self-Energy Problem in Quantum Dielectrics

  • J. Hermanson
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 2)

Abstract

In these lectures we will study two important aspects of electron-electron interactions in insulators: (1) quasiparticles (electronic polarons) and (2) sidebands in excitation spectra, associated with the final-state emission of quanta of the dielectric polarization field. Thus we will be concerned with (the real and imaginary parts of) the self-energy of an electron in a quantum dielectric. Our study will be based on simple models which illustrate the essential physical aspects of the problem.

Keywords

Polarization Field Dielectric Response Adiabatic Limit Correlation Hole Induce Charge Density 
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© Plenum Press, London 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hermanson
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentMontana State UniversityBozemanUSA

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