Downfolded self-energy of many-electron systems.


Starting from the full many-body Hamiltonian of interacting electrons the effective self-energy acting on electrons residing in a subspace of the full Hilbert space is derived. This subspace may correspond to, for example, partially filled narrow bands, which often characterize strongly correlated materials. The formalism delivers naturally the frequency-dependent effective interaction (the Hubbard U) and provides a general framework for constructing theoretical models based on the Green's function language. It also furnishes a general scheme for first-principles calculations of complex systems in which the main correlation effects are concentrated on a small subspace of the full Hilbert space.

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@article{Aryasetiawan2009DownfoldedSO, title={Downfolded self-energy of many-electron systems.}, author={Ferdi Aryasetiawan and Jan M. Tomczak and Takeo Miyake and Rei Sakuma}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2009}, volume={102 17}, pages={176402} }