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density matrix renormalization group study of polyacene

Raghu, C and Pati, Anusooya Y and Ramasesha, S (2003) density matrix renormalization group study of polyacene. In: Synthetic Metals, 137 (1-3). pp. 1073-1074.

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Abstract

We study the nature of excited states of long polyacene oligomers within a Pariser-Parr-Pople (PPP) Hamiltonian using the Symmetrized Density Matrix Renormalization Group (SDMRG) technique. We find a crossover between the two-photon state and the lowest dipole allowed excited state as the system size is increased from tetracene to pentacene. The spin-gap is the smallest gap. We also study the equilibrium geome tries in the ground and excited states from bond orders and bond-bond correlation functions. We find that the Peierls instability in the ground state of polyacene is conditional both from energetics and structure factors computed froth correlation functions.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Keywords: electron density;excitation spectra calculations
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2011 09:17
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2011 09:17
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/39704

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