The Euler-Lagrange equation for the optimum Jastrow trial ground-state wave function for liquid 4He is solved using a Monte Carlo method. The energies calculated at two densities agree with the results of an augmented hypernetted chain approximation.
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* Supported in part by U.S. National Science Foundation Grant DMR76-14777. ’ Present address: Department of Physics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA.