Electron Gas

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The principal properties of a system of n particles at zero temperature can be deduced from knowledge of the energy E 0 of the ground-state wavefunction, Φ 0 (x 1 σ 1, ... , x n σ n)


Dielectric Function Plasmon Energy External Charge Fermi Sphere Polarization Cloud 
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Hartree—Fock Variational Method

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Electron Gas

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsSwiss Federal Institute for TechnologyLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institute of Condensed Matter PhysicsUniversity of LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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