A bilayer of Wigner crystal in the harmonic approximation

K. Esfarjani, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe

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Using the harmonic approximation as a model to describe a bilayer of a Wigner crystal in wide quantum wells, we calculate the ground state properties and the phonon spectrum of this system as a function of the density and layer separation. A fitting formula is given for the ground state energy.

Original languageEnglish
Article number011
Pages (from-to)7217-7226
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Issue number36
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Dec 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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