Conformation and electronic properties of some plastics and conducting polymers
Faculty of Sciences. Physics
EUROMAT 97 - PROCEEDINGS OF THE 5TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED MATERIALS AND PROCESSES AND APPLICATIONS: MATERIALS, FUNCTIONALITY & DESIGN, VOL 2: POLYMERS AND CERAMICS
5th European Conference on Advanced Materials and Processes and, Applications (EUROMAT 97), APR 21-23, 1997, MAASTRICHT, NETHERLANDS
, p. 47-50
University of Antwerp
Using two different local density approximations-X-alpha and Perdew-Zunger (PZ) of the density functional method, we have studied the conformation and electronic structure of several kinds of helical polymers, including various plastic materials and conjugated conducting polymers.