Calculations of Vo and the Energy Dispersion of Electrons in Rare Gas Liquids

  • G. Ascarelli
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 193)


During this lecture I wish to discuss how Vo has been calculated in the case of liquid Argon (Lekner, 1967; Plenkiewitz et al., 1986). When the energy of states of non-zero wave vector is calculated the effective mass is obtained in the same way as for electrons in a crystalline solid (Kittel, 1963). The effect of density fluctuations can be easily estimated in the framework of the effective mass theory.


Conduction Band Wave Packet Effective Mass Radial Distribution Function Density Fluctuation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Ascarelli
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentPurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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