A new point-ion pseudizing potential for s-p bonded metals

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Abstract

The authors have developed a new point-ion pseudizing potential appropriate for the s-p bonded metals. The electron-ion contribution to the effective potential has been calculated self-consistently. The essential feature of this description is the occurrence of the true field rather than a coulombic form in the pre-asymptotic region. The orthogonalizing contributions that arise from repulsive s scattering and attractive p scattering are calculated in terms of delta functions of strengths suitable for achieving the necessary s and p pseudizations respectively. The new potential is successfully applied to calculate a number of solid and liquid state properties of certain s-p bonded systems.

Original languageEnglish
Article number009
Pages (from-to)399-411
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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