5f-Electron Delocalization in Americium

Hans Lomholt Skriver, O. K. Andersen, B. Johansson

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    Abstract

    The pressure-volume relation for americium has been obtained without adjustable parameters from self-consistent, spin-polarized band calculations. Around 100 kbar we find a first-order transition to a state with low volume and no spin. This is consistent with preliminary high-pressure measurements.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume44
    Issue number18
    Pages (from-to)1230-1233
    ISSN0031-9007
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1980

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    Skriver, H. L., Andersen, O. K., & Johansson, B. (1980). 5f-Electron Delocalization in Americium. Physical Review Letters, 44(18), 1230-1233. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.44.1230