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Relativistic effects in a pseudopotenial

  1. Jan 16, 2009 #1
    Hi all,

    I'd like to know what happens when we consider relativistic effects in generating a pseudopotential?

    Any refrence recommandation is welcome.

    regards,
    Hana
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 16, 2009 #2
    Well, what happens in an atom? What are the relativistic corrections usually applied to the hydrogen atom?
     
  4. Jan 16, 2009 #3
    I've heard that for the elements that have d or f orbitals it is better to have relativistic corrections in the pseudo potential. But, I do not know the reason. Also, what happenes when we have these changes.
     
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