The Constrained Search Formulation of Density Functional Theory

  • Mel Levy
  • John P. Perdew
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 123)


Consider N interacting electrons in a local spin-independent external potential v. The Hamiltonian is
$$ {\text{H = T + Vee + }}\sum\limits_{i = 1}^N {v(\vec r_i )} ,$$
where T and Vee are, respectively, the kinetic and electron-electron repulsion operators.


Density Functional Theory External Potential Antisymmetric Function Local Density Approxima Finite Dimensional Quantum System 
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  • Mel Levy
    • 1
  • John P. Perdew
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Chemistry and PhysicsTulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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