Functional optimization of the jastrow wave function for liquid 4He

F. J. Pinski, C. E. Campbell

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-26
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Nov 6 1978

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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.

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