Cooperative Vibronic Effects: Electron Transfer in Solution and the Solid State

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 288)


Vibronic interactions are discussed for systems comprising more than a single metal ion surrounded by ligands. The cases of two sites and one transferable electron, and two sites and two electrons are considered in detail. The case of N sites and N electrons illustrates the distinction between spin density wave and charge density wave ground states. Brief mention is made of superconductivity as a vibronic phenomenon.


Potential Energy Surface Charge Density Wave Mixed Valency Spin Density Wave Adiabatic Limit 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Day
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Laue-Langevin 156XGrenobleFrance

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