On some basic properties of density functionals for angular momentum channels. (English) Zbl 0644.46059

Summary: We investigate some basic properties of the Hellmann and the Hellmann- Weizsäcker energy functional, density functionals, which use densities for angular momentum channels as trial functions, and investigate their relation to the ground state energy of an atomic N-electron system. Furthermore, various scaling properties are shown, the virial theorem, and in the case of no electron-electron interaction the dependence on the nuclear charge.


46N99 Miscellaneous applications of functional analysis
81V10 Electromagnetic interaction; quantum electrodynamics
82B10 Quantum equilibrium statistical mechanics (general)
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