Considerations in constructing a multireference second-order perturbation theory

Kozlowski, Pawel M.; Davidson, Ernest R.
March 1994
Journal of Chemical Physics;3/1/1994, Vol. 100 Issue 5, p3672
Academic Journal
Several possible definitions for a multireference second-order perturbation theory are suggested. These are tested against some standard test problems from the literature.


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