Effects of molecular adsorption on optical losses of the Ag (111) surface

@article{Gavrilenko2010EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of molecular adsorption on optical losses of the Ag (111) surface},
  author={A. V. Gavrilenko and C. S. McKinney and Vladimir I. Gavrilenko},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2010},
  volume={82},
  pages={155426}
}
The first principles density functional theory (DFT) is applied to study effects of molecular adsorption on optical losses of silver (111) surface. The ground states of the systems including water, methanol, and ethanol molecules adsorbed on Ag (111) surface were obtained by the total energy minimization method within the local density approximation (LDA). Optical functions were calculated within the Random Phase Approximation (RPA) approach. Contribution of the surface states to optical losses… 
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