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Advances in Atomic Structure Calculations



Charlotte F. Fischer


Correlation and relativistic effects are both needed for accurate atomic structure calculations of energy levels and their atomic properties. For transition probabilities between low-lying levels of a spectrum, accurate wave functions for the outer region of the atom or ion are required. For lighter systems, relativistic effects can be included through the Breit-Pauli approximation.This paper outlines the advances in the treatment of correlation and describes the current state of Breit-Pauli calculations for complex systems.
Journal of Physics


atomic structure, correlation, energy levels, relativistic effects, transition probabilities, wave function expansions


Fischer, C. (2017), Advances in Atomic Structure Calculations, Journal of Physics (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created February 19, 2017