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Ab initio study of electron-phonon coupling in rubrene
Ordejón Rontomé, Pablo (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Boskovic, Desanka (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Panhans, Michel (Technische Universität Dresden)
Ortmann, Frank (Technische Universität Dresden)

Date: 2017
Abstract: The use of ab initio methods for accurate simulations of electronic, phononic, and electron-phonon properties of molecular materials such as organic crystals is a challenge that is often tackled stepwise based on molecular properties calculated in gas phase and perturbatively treated parameters relevant for solid phases. In contrast, in this work we report a full first-principles description of such properties for the prototypical rubrene crystals. More specifically, we determine a Holstein-Peierls-type Hamiltonian for rubrene, including local and nonlocal electron-phonon couplings. Thereby, a recipe for circumventing the issue of numerical inaccuracies with low-frequency phonons is presented. In addition, we study the phenyl group motion with a molecular dynamics approach.
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Published in: Physical Review B, Vol. 96, Núm. 3 (July 2017) , art. 035202, ISSN 2469-9969

DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.96.035202

11 p, 9.8 MB

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