Relativistic gradient expansion of the kinetic energy density

E. K.U. Gross*, R. M. Dreizler

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A systematic derivation of a relativistic inhomogeneity correction to the kinetic energy is given on the basis of the gradient expansion technique and the Foldy-Wouthuysen representation.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)447-450
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number8
StatePublished - 16 Feb 1981
Externally publishedYes


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