Stability of Three-and Four-Body Coulomb Systems

  • A. Martin
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We discuss the stability of three-and four-particle systems interacting by pure Coulomb interactions, as a function of the masses and charges of the particles. We present a certain number of general properties which allow us to answer a certain number of questions without or with fewer numerical calculations.


Trial Function Instability Region Total Orbital Angular Momentum Unnatural Parity State Natural Parity State 
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  • A. Martin
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  1. 1.Theoretical Physics DivisionCERNGeneva 23Schweiz

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