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New Hypothesis Concerning the Commencement of the Rare Earth Series at High Pressure

  • J. Wittig

Abstract

It is suggested that the elements Ce, La, Ba and Cs represent one common family of metals with strongly 4f-hybridized Bloch waves at high pressure. There is evidence that f-hybridized metals possess soft phonon spectra in general and rather large overall electron phonon coupling.

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Fermi Surface Rare Earth Metal Residual Resistivity Rare Earth Series Metallic Radius 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Wittig
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  1. 1.Institut für FestkörperforschungKernforschungsanlage JülichJülichWest-Germany

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