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Springer Series in Chemical Physics

The Jahn-Teller Effect

Fundamentals and Implications for Physics and Chemistry

Editors: Köppel, Horst, Yarkony, David R., Barentzen, Heinz (Eds.)

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The Jahn-Teller effect continues to be a paradigm for structural instabilities and dynamical processes in molecules and in the condensed phase. Among the many important newer developments in the field one should mention cooperative phenomena in crystals, the general importance of pseudo-Jahn-Teller couplings for symmetry-lowering phenomena in molecular systems, non-adiabatic processes at conical intersections of potential energy surfaces and extensions of the basic theory in relation to the discovery of fullerenes and other icosahedral systems.

Written by leading international experts the aim of the present volume is to provide a survey of the state-of-the art in Jahn-Teller interactions at the interface of quantum chemistry and condensed matter physics, addressing both the non-expert scientist as well as those experts interested in expanding their knowledge into neighboring areas. 

Cast in form of a set of extensive and tutorial reviews – and thus suitable as a complement to available textbooks in the field – the following topics are dealt with in this book:

- Jahn-Teller effect and vibronic interactions: General theory

- Conical intersections and nonadiabatic dynamics in molecular processes

- Impurities; Spectroscopy of transition metal complexes

- Fullerenes and fullerides

- Jahn-Teller effect and molecular magnetism

- The cooperative Jahn-Teller effect and orbital ordering

- Jahn-Teller effect and high-Tc Superconductivity

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)
  • Recent Developments in the Jahn–Teller Effect Theory

    Pages 3-23

    Bersuker, Isaac B.

  • Electronic Degeneracy and Vibrational Degrees of Freedom: The Permutational Proof of the Jahn–Teller Theorem

    Pages 25-50

    Ceulemans, Arnout (et al.)

  • Group-Theoretical Analysis of Jahn–Teller Systems

    Pages 51-76

    Breza, Martin

  • Spin–Orbit Vibronic Coupling in Jahn–Teller and Renner Systems

    Pages 77-97

    Poluyanov, Leonid V. (et al.)

  • Vibronic Coupling Constant and Vibronic Coupling Density

    Pages 99-129

    Sato, Tohru (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Jahn-Teller Effect
Book Subtitle
Fundamentals and Implications for Physics and Chemistry
Editors
  • Horst Köppel
  • David R. Yarkony
  • Heinz Barentzen
Series Title
Springer Series in Chemical Physics
Series Volume
97
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-03432-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-03432-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-03431-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51909-7
Series ISSN
0172-6218
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 915
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