Electronic structure of PrNiO3 studied by photoemission and x-ray-absorption spectroscopy: Band gap and orbital ordering

T. Mizokawa*, A. Fujimori, T. Arima, Y. Tokura, N. Mori, J. Akimitsu

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The electronic structure of PrNiO3 has been studied by photoemission and x-ray-absorption spectroscopy. By analyzing the spectra using configuration-interaction calculations on a NiO6 cluster model, it has been found that the charge-transfer energy Δ is ∼1 eV and the Ni 3d and O 2p orbitals are strongly hybridized in the ground state. From the cluster-model calculation, the magnetic moment of Ni 3d is estimated to be ∼0.9μB, which is close to the ionic value of Ni3+ and in good agreement with that obtained from neutron-diffraction experiments. Using the electronic-structure parameters deduced from the cluster-model analysis, we have performed unrestricted Hartree-Fock calculations on a Ni 3d-O 2p perovskite-type lattice model in order to study the effect of GdFeO3-type distortion on the orbital polarization and band gap.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)13865-13873
ページ数9
ジャーナルPhysical Review B
52
19
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 1995 1 1
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 凝縮系物理学

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