Theoretical methods

  • Christopher J. Stein
Part of the BestMasters book series (BEST)


An accurate description of the electronic structure of a molecule needs to take into account the correlation energy, which is defined as the difference between the exact energy and the Hartree-Fock (HF) energy. The choice of the method applied to calculate the correlation energy depends on the nature of the correlation.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher J. Stein
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  1. 1.ZurichSwitzerland

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