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Thomas-Fermi and Related Theories of Atoms and Molecules

  • Elliott H. Lieb
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 74)

Abstract

In recent years some of the properties of the Thomas Fermi (TF) and related theories for the ground states of non relativistic atoms and molecules with fixed nuclei have been established in a mathematically rigorous way. The aim of these notes is to summarize that work to date--at least as far as the author’s knowledge of the subject goes. In addition, some open problems in the subject will be stated.

Keywords

Compact Support Trial Function Nuclear Charge Strict Convexity Fermi Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elliott H. Lieb
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  1. 1.Departments of Mathematics and PhysicsPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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