Two-point weighted density approximations for the kinetic energy density functional
We construct a model for the one-electron reduced density matrix that is symmetric and which satisfies the diagonal of the idempotency constraint and then use this model to evaluate the kinetic energy. This strategy for designing density functionals directly addresses the N-representability problem for kinetic energy density functionals. Results for atoms and molecules are encouraging, especially considering the simplicity of the model. However, like all of the other kinetic energy functionals in the literature, quantitative accuracy is not achieved.
Publisher URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00214-017-2149-0
Keeping up-to-date with research can feel impossible, with papers being published faster than you'll ever be able to read them. That's where Researcher comes in: we're simplifying discovery and making important discussions happen. With over 19,000 sources, including peer-reviewed journals, preprints, blogs, universities, podcasts and Live events across 10 research areas, you'll never miss what's important to you. It's like social media, but better. Oh, and we should mention - it's free.
Researcher displays publicly available abstracts and doesn’t host any full article content. If the content is open access, we will direct clicks from the abstracts to the publisher website and display the PDF copy on our platform. Clicks to view the full text will be directed to the publisher website, where only users with subscriptions or access through their institution are able to view the full article.