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A Deriving total energy in a Hydrogen molecule

  1. Jun 24, 2017 #1
    I am looking for litterature that derives mathematically the total energy in a ##H_2## molecule by using quantum physics. Anyone knows a book they can recommend. I have seen derivations for helium atom for example:


    I need something similar for the hydrogen atom. Anyone? Cheers!
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  3. Jun 25, 2017 #2


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  4. Jun 29, 2017 #3
    The hydrogen molecule is a 4 particle system. When I was a senior in QM, I wrote a program that solved for the energy H2 as a function of inter-nuclear separation. I used the Hartree Fock method to solve for the energy. There are a lot of integrals that must be evaluated, so I wrote a numerical routine to solve for the integrals.
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