Electronic structure of charge transfer salts

E. Z. Kurmaev, A. Moewes, Udo Schwingenschloegl, R. Claessen, M. I. Katsnelson, H. Kobayashi, S. Kagoshima, Y. Misaki, D. L. Ederer, K. Endo, M. Yanagihara

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Fluorescence carbon Kα x-ray emission spectra (XES) of low-dimensional charge transfer salts [(TMTSF)2PF6, (BETS)2FeBr4, and (CPDT-STE) (TCNQ)] are presented. The Fermi energy positions are determined for these spectra using XPS binding energies of the C 1s core level. The absence of metallic Fermi edges in the carbon Kα XES data is reminiscent of Luttinger-liquid behavior predicted for one-dimensional metals, but the observed suppression of spectral weight near the Fermi level occurs on a surprisingly large energy scale. An additional low-energy subband found in carbon Kα XES of (BEDT-TTF)4[(H3O)Fe (C2O4)3] C5H5N is attributed to strong cation-anion interaction in this organic super-conductor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number233107
Pages (from-to)2331071-2331074
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Issue number23
StatePublished - Dec 15 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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