Thomas-Fermi theory revisited

Elliott H. Lieb, Barry Simon

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We show that the Thomas-Fermi theory is exact for atoms, molecules, and solids as Z→.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)681-683
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1973

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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