DFT molecular dynamics and free energy analysis of a charge density wave surface system

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dc.contributor.author Trabada, Daniel G.
dc.contributor.author Mendieta-Moreno, Jesús I.
dc.contributor.author Soler-Polo, Diego
dc.contributor.author Flores, Fernando
dc.contributor.author Ortega, José
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-12T11:17:52Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-12T11:17:52Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06-15
dc.identifier.citation Applied Surface Science 479 (2019): 260-264 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0169-4332 (print) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1873-5584 (online) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/689550
dc.description This Accepted Manuscript will be available for reuse under a CC BY-NC-ND licence after 24 months of embargo period en_US
dc.description.abstract The K/Si(111):B 3×3 surface, with one K atom per 3×3 unit cell, is considered a prototypical case of a surface Mott phase at room temperature. Our Density Functional Theory (DFT) Molecular Dynamics (MD) and free energy calculations show, however, a 23×3 Charge Density Wave (CDW) ground state. Our analysis shows that at room temperature the K atoms easily diffuse along the lines of a honeycomb network on the surface and that the 3×3 phase appears as the result of the dynamical fluctuations between degenerate CDW states. DFT-MD free energy calculations also show a 23×3↔3×3 transition temperature below 90 K. The competing electron-electron and electron-phonon interactions at low temperature are also analyzed; using DFT calculations, we find that the electron-phonon negative-U * is larger than the electron-electron Hubbard U, indicating that the CDW survives at very low temperature en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by grant nos. MAT2014-59966-R and MAT2017-88258-R from the Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad (Spain) en_US
dc.format.extent 13 pag. en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Elsevier B.V es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof Applied Surface Science en_US
dc.rights © 2019 Elsevier B.V. es_ES
dc.subject.other Alkali diffusion en_US
dc.subject.other Charge Density Wave en_US
dc.subject.other Density Functional Theory en_US
dc.subject.other Free energy en_US
dc.subject.other Molecular Dynamics en_US
dc.subject.other Mott insulator en_US
dc.title DFT molecular dynamics and free energy analysis of a charge density wave surface system en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Física es_ES
dc.date.embargoend 2021-06-15
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.12.061 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.02.020 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 260 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 264 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 479 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. MAT2014-59966-R es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. MAT2017-88258-R es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento – NoComercial – SinObraDerivada es_ES
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dc.authorUAM González Trabada, Daniel (264402)
dc.authorUAM Mendieta Moreno, Jesús Ignacio (262774)
dc.authorUAM Soler Polo, Diego Manuel (281242)
dc.authorUAM Flores Sintas, Fernando (259773)
dc.authorUAM Ortega Mateo, José (259235)


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