Analytical expressions for momentum autocorrelation function of a classic diatomic chain
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Received: 30 December 2016
Received in final form: 5 March 2017
Published online: 10 May 2017
We use recurrence relations method to study a classical harmonic diatomic chain. The momentum autocorrelation function results from contributions of acoustic and optical branches. By use of convolution theorem, analytical expressions for the acoustic and optical branches are derived as even-order Bessel function expansions. The expansion coefficients are given in terms of integrals of real and complex elliptic functions for the acoustic and optical branches, respectively. Double convolution results respectively in integrals of trigonometric and hyperbolic functions for expansion coefficients of acoustic and optical branches.
Key words: Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
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