Electronically driven phonon anomalies in transition metal carbides

Michèle Gupta*, A. J. Freeman

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Large maxima in the generalized susceptibility of χ(q) of TaC calculated from its APW band structure are found to correlate very well with observed soft phonon modes. Such maxima are not found for HfC where phonon anomalies are not observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-293
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 14 1976

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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