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First Order Expectation Values of Electron Correlation Operators for Two-Electron Atoms
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 4, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages: 70-74
Received: Jan. 8, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 28, 2015; Published: Mar. 6, 2015
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Authors
Boniface Otieno Ndinya, Department of Physics and Material Science, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya; Department of Physics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Florence Mutonyi D’ujanga, Department of Physics, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Jacob Olawo Oduogo, Department of Physics, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega, Kenya
Andrew Odhiambo Oduor, Department of Physics and Material Science, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
Joseph Omolo Akeyo, Department of Physics and Material Science, Maseno University, Maseno, Kenya
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Abstract
Simple analytic first-order wave functions corresponding to two-electron atoms electron correlation operators are obtained by reduction of the Rayleigh-Schrödinger first order perturbation equation to that of one-electron through the partial integration over the variables of one electron. The resulting first order wave functions are applied to evaluate the first order expectation values of electron correlation operators associated with the radial correlation, magnetic shielding and diamagnetic susceptibility. The results obtained have close agreement with other theoretical results.
Keywords
First Order Wave Functions, Radial Correlation, Magnetic Shielding and Diamagnetic Susceptibility
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Boniface Otieno Ndinya, Florence Mutonyi D’ujanga, Jacob Olawo Oduogo, Andrew Odhiambo Oduor, Joseph Omolo Akeyo, First Order Expectation Values of Electron Correlation Operators for Two-Electron Atoms, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015, pp. 70-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20150402.14
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