Local density-functional theory of frequency-dependent linear response

E. K.U. Gross*, Walter Kohn

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The linear density response of inhomogeneous electronic systems is discussed from a density-functional point of view. We derive a local density approximation for the frequency-dependent exchange-correlation potential which is compared with the adiabatic expression used in former work.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)2850-2852
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number26
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


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