Born-Oppenheimer separation for three-particle systems. I. Theory

G. Hunter*, B. F. Gray, H. O. Pritchard

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The Born-Oppenheimer separation for a three-particle system has been re-examined in detail using a variational approach including a scale parameter. Discrepancies arising in earlier work have been resolved. Tables of adiabatic and nonadiabatic coupling terms are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3806-3816
Number of pages11
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1966
Externally publishedYes

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