Impurities and nonlinear dynamics in models of conjugated polymers

D. Baeriswyl, A. R. Bishop, B. Horovitz, S. R. Phillpot

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations


We describe adiabatic statics and dynamics for electron-phonon coupled models of several linear conjugated polymers, including trans- and cis-polyacetylene, ordered A-B alloys, and site- and bond-defected systems. The ubiquitous role of "breathers" is emphasized, as well as striking renormalizations of intragap localized electronic levels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-105
Number of pages7
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


Dive into the research topics of 'Impurities and nonlinear dynamics in models of conjugated polymers'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this