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Lattice Enthalpy Drives Hubbard U to Zero

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In the equation U = IA for the Mott energy, the electron-hole interaction of the successor state is missing. Adding the attractive term, the energy for disproportionation (Hubbard U), may adopt any sign. The missing term is related to the Born effect, the Madelung correction and the Lattice Enthalpy.

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S. Larsson, "Lattice Enthalpy Drives Hubbard U to Zero," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 6A, 2013, pp. 29-32. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.46A007.


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