Commun. Comput. Phys.,
A Remark on "An Efficient Real Space Method for Orbital-Free Density-Functional Theory"
Carlos J. Garcia-Cervera 1*1 Mathematics Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA.
Received 14 November 2007; Accepted (in revised version) 6 December 2007
Available online 31 December 2007
In this short note we clarify some issues regarding the existence of minimizers for the Thomas-Fermi-von Weiszacker energy functional in orbital-free density functional theory, when the Wang-Teter corrections are included.AMS subject classifications: 65M05, 74G65, 78M50
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Key words: Density functional theory, Thomas-Fermi, constrained optimization.
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