A relativistic exchange potential

Donald E Ellis*

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The exchange charge density and potential of a Dirac-Fock relativistic free-electron gas are obtained, providing a justification for and corrections to the local potential commonly used in Dirac-Slater atomic, molecular and solid state calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number008
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physics B: Atomic and Molecular Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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