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Nanotech 2002 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2002 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
 
Chapter 16: Materials and Nanostructures Studies
 

Finite Size Scaling in Quantum Mechanics

Authors:S. Kais
Affilation:Purdue University, US
Pages:474 - 477
Keywords:finite size scaling, quantum phase transitions, stability of atomic and molecular systems
Abstract:We present the finite size scaling method for studying the critical behavior of a quantum Hamiltonian H(l1,...,lk) as a function of a set of parameters {lk}. In this context, critical means the values of {lk} for which a bound state energy is non-analytic. In this case, the finite size corresponds to the number of elements in a complete basis set used to expand the exact wave function of a given Hamiltonian.
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ISBN:0-9708275-6-3
Pages:504
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