SCPA Study of Peierls Barrier for Ionic Defects in a Hydrogen-Bonded Chain

  • Oleg Yanovitskii
  • Georgia Vlastou-Tsinganos
  • Nikos Flytzanis
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 329)

Abstract

There are many hydrogen-bonded solid state systems consisting of one-dimensional chains like imidazole, acetanilide, hydroge halides, lithium hydrazinium sulfate and proteins across biomembranes.1 Many two- or three-dimensional systems can be regarded as a compound system of multiply linked one-dimensional H-bonded chains. This is the case with the Bernal-Fowler filaments in ice (to be discussed here),2 or the four helices in the polypeptide of bacteriorodopsin in Holobacterium Holobium.3 In most proposed mechanisms the existence and mobility of ionic or bonding defects, play a crucial role to explain electrical conductivity and dielectric response.

Keywords

Hydroxyl Lithium Polypeptide Halide Acetanilide 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oleg Yanovitskii
    • 1
    • 2
  • Georgia Vlastou-Tsinganos
    • 1
  • Nikos Flytzanis
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsKievUkraine

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