Variational principle for many-fermion systems

Elliot H. Lieb

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If ψ is a determinantal eigenfunction for the N-fermion Hamiltonian, H, with one- and two-body terms, then e0<aψ,Hψ.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)457-459
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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