Breakthrough in warm dense matter research


The first ab initio results for the dynamic structure factor of the finite temperature electron gas are obtained and confirm the existence of a negative plasmon dispersion at strong coupling. The results are published in:

Tobias Dornheim, Simon Groth, Jan Vorberger, and Michael Bonitz,
Ab Initio Path Integral Monte Carlo Results for the Dynamic Structure Factor of Correlated Electrons: From the Electron Liquid to Warm Dense Matter,
Physical Review Letters 121, 255001 (2018)

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