Excited states in the Hartree approximation for the hydrogen ion H

C. A. Stuart, J. F. Toland, P. G. Williams

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The procedure for approximating atomic energy levels, proposed by Hartree, was used to study two-electron system with a coulombic interaction. It was found that there exists an indefinite number of distinct excited state wave functions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-246
Number of pages18
JournalProceedings of The Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Issue number1794
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1983

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