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Perturbative Treatment on Diatomic Hydrogen Molecule

  1. Nov 10, 2009 #1
    Hello Everyone! I need help on this topic. Can anyone provide me some details on how to solve the problem? Thanks..
     
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  3. Nov 11, 2009 #2

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  4. Nov 11, 2009 #3
    As I recall, the hydrogen molecule (and maybe also the hydrogen molecular ion) problems are solved in the quantum mechanics book by Pauling and Wilson.
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    [added] Pauling and Wilson, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Mcgraw Hill (1935). See the following pages
    Hydrogen molecule, page 340
    Excited states of hydrogen molecule, page 353
    Hydrogen molecule ion, page 327
     
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  5. Nov 11, 2009 #4

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    As an aside, the best method (as in - most accurate for the computational complexity) is the now seldom-seen Hylleraas variational approach (applied to helium in 1929), which works for two electrons but not that well for many more. The method was used to calculate hydrogen http://scitation.aip.org/getabs/servlet/GetabsServlet?prog=normal&id=JCPSA6000001000012000825000001&idtype=cvips&gifs=yes" [Broken], with a result that was far better than perturbatory calculations could do at that time.
     
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  6. Nov 13, 2009 #5
    Hey thanks for the link. I think the file has the information i need. Unfortunately i dont have an access to download the file. =) Just in case you have another link to that file perhaps you can post it. =)
     
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  7. Nov 13, 2009 #6
    Thanks! I just borrowed that book and I will read it. I'll try to understand the book. I will post some questions just in case I cant understand some parts of it. =) Thanks again. Just in case you have any other info about the topic, please feel free to post it because it would really be a great help. =)
     
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