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First principles relativistic theory of photoemission from magnetic surfaces

Woods, M., Strange, Paul, Ernst, A., Temmerman, Walter (2000) First principles relativistic theory of photoemission from magnetic surfaces. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 226 (1). pp. 1032-1034. ISSN 0304-8853. (doi:10.1016/S0304-8853(00)01202-6) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:58762)

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A first principles theory of spin- and angle-resolved photoemission has been developed. The theory is based on density functional theory and is fully relativistic. It is implemented using multiple scattering theory with a Green's function calculated using a real space cluster method. No lattice symmetry or periodicity is assumed and therefore our approach can be applied to low-dimensional systems. We illustrate the theory with a calculation of the photoemission spectra from Ni(1 0 0) and interpret the result in terms of the band structure. The effect of the polarisation of the photon on the spectra is emphasised.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1016/S0304-8853(00)01202-6
Uncontrolled keywords: Physics of Quantum Materials, Photoemission; Band structure; 3d metals
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC176 Solid state physics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Strange
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2016 17:18 UTC
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2021 10:16 UTC
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