Electronic pairing mechanism in fullerenes: Interactions and correlations

Paul Edward Lammert, Daniel S. Rokhsar

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Abstract

We address two fundamental questions concerning the repulsion-induced pairing mechanism of Chakravarty et al. for superconductivity in alkali-metal-doped fullerenes: (1) How does repulsion at an atomic scale result in attraction on a molecular scale? (2) What role, if any, do unusual correction effects (e.g., spin-charge separation) play in this scenario?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4103-4113
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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