On the nature of low-temperature anomalies in mixed-valent SmB6

S. H. Curnoe, K. A. Kikoin

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Abstract

We consider the ground state properties, the valence fluctuations and the electronic spectrum in n-doped SmB6. The behaviour of excess conduction electrons in the presence of valence fluctuations and the origin of the two energy scales in the excitation spectrum are discussed in terms of self-trapped electron-polaron complexes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1357-1358
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
Volume284-288
Issue numberPART II
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000

Keywords

  • Electron-exciton interaction
  • Intermediate valence

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