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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Periodic Anderson model from the atomic limit and FeSi
Author: Foglio, ME
Figueira, MS
Abstract: The exact Green's functions of the periodic Anderson model (PAM) for U-->infinity are formally expressed within the cumulant expansion in terms of an effective cumulant. Here we resort to a calculation in which this quantity is approximated by the value it takes for the exactly soluble atomic limit of the same model. In the Kondo region a spectral density is obtained that shows near the Fermi surface a structure with the properties of the Kondo peak. Approximate expressions are obtained for the static conductivity sigma(T) and magnetic susceptibility chi(T) of the PAM, and they are employed to fit the experimental values of FeSi, a compound that behaves like a Kondo insulator with both quantities vanishing rapidly for T-->0. Assuming that the system is in the intermediate valence region, it was possible to find good agreement between theory and experiment for these two properties by employing the same set of parameters. It is shown that in the present model the hybridization is responsible for the relaxation mechanism of the conduction electrons. [S0163-1829(99)03240-3].
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Physical Soc
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.60.11361
Date Issue: 1999
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