The dielectric screening function epsilon(kappa, omega) of the fluid of charged bosons at zero temperature is evaluated in a range of low-to-intermediate coupling strength, in view of recent data on static screening and fluid structure from quantum Monte Carlo methods. Correlations beyond the random phase approximation are included within a class of approximations which are well known for the electron fluid, i.e. by introducing a frequency-independent local field factor to be determined through self-consistency requirements connecting various aspects of the physics contained in the dielectric function. The static dielectric function epsilon(kappa, 0) is negative over a range of wavenumbers at all values of the density, leading to oscillatory screening of a foreign charge and to an effective long-range attraction between equi-charged impurities. Quantitative agreement with the Monte Carlo data on static screening is achieved by imposing self-consistency on the compressibility of the fluid in addition to self-consistency on the pair distribution function. Good agreement is also obtained on the pair distribution function and the correlation energy. Within the present class of approximations, the dispersion relation of longitudinal excitations takes the Feynman form, starting at the plasma frequency with a negative dispersion coefficient and going through a minimum before ending at the single-particle recoil frequency.
|Autori interni:||CHIOFALO, MARIA LUISA|
|Autori:||CONTI S; CHIOFALO M; TOSI MP|
|Titolo:||DIELECTRIC RESPONSE OF THE DEGENERATE PLASMA OF CHARGED BOSONS IN STATIC-LOCAL-FIELD APPROXIMATIONS|
|Anno del prodotto:||1994|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1088/0953-8984/6/42/011|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|