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Homework Help: Slater determinants

  1. Mar 29, 2006 #1
    When making a slater determinant do you have to represent every electron in the atom, or just the electrons in the highest level?
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  3. Mar 30, 2006 #2
    You have to fill the levels according to what you're using the Slater determinant for. Are you doing Hartree-Fock or something else?
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