electron correlation

electron correlation

[i¦lek‚trän ‚kä·rə′ā·shən]
(atomic physics)
The difference between the actual wave function of an atomic system and the wave function in the Hartree-Fock approximation. Also known as correlation.
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Dropping the reader off next to the deep end, the first chapter introduces the quantum-mechanical concepts necessary for the deep understanding of the subject: approximations to solutions of the wave function, electron correlation and density functional theory.
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