Computational complexity: Why quantum chemistry is hard

Aaronson, Scott
October 2009
Nature Physics;Oct2009, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p707
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the problems in the computation of quantum chemistry. It has been cited that the computation of the electron ground states within the framework of the density functional theory (DFT) is one of the problems encountered in the computation of quantum chemistry. The problem has been solved by focusing on the approximation of a universal functional in the interaction between electrons.


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