Journal of Mathematical Chemistry

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 389–397 | Cite as

The total π-electron energy as a problem of moments: application of the Backus–Gilbert method

  • Daniel A. Morales


The total π-electron energy problem can be formulated as a classical problem of moments. This observation allows us to apply general methodologies developed in the field of moment’s theory to solve the total π-electron energy problem. In the present article, we apply the Backus–Gilbert method to obtain analytical expressions for the total π-electron energy in terms of its spectral moments.


total π-electron energy problem of moments chemical graph theory spectral moments Backus–Gilbert method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de Los AndesMéridaVenezuela

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