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Many interacting electrons in a quantum dot
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The propagator of N interacting identical particles in d spatial dimensions can be written as a Feynman-Kac functional over a symmetrized process, i.e. as a Euclidean-time path integral over the diffusion process of N identical free particles with superimposed potential-dependent exponential weights. Recently a many-body diffusion formalism ["MBDF"] was developed, which allows, for coordinate-symmetric potentials and for certain irreducible symmetry representations, to separate the total propagator into a sum of stochastically independent sub-propagators. This method was applied to calculate "numerically exactly" the ground state energy for electrons in a parabolic confinement. In particular the example of a 2D closed shell system with six, twelve and twenty unpolarised interacting electrons in a quantum dot with parabolic confinement was treated. The results obtained by the MBDF method axe compared with earlier theoretical approximations for this system.
Language
English
Source (journal)
AIP conference proceedings / American Institute of Physics. - New York
Source (book)
International Conference on Density Functional Theory and its, Applications to Materials, JUN 08-10, 2000, ANTWERP, BELGIUM
Publication
New York : 2001
ISBN
0-7354-0016-4
Volume/pages
577(2001), p. 117-127
ISI
000171562800008
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Last edited 21.07.2017
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