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Variational Methods. 761.6 272 489.6] 38 0 obj << >> 656.3 625 625 937.5 937.5 312.5 343.8 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 849.5 500 574.1 875 531.3 531.3 875 849.5 799.8 812.5 862.3 738.4 707.2 884.3 879.6 419 581 880.8 /FontDescriptor 29 0 R 481.5 675.9 643.5 870.4 643.5 643.5 546.3 611.1 1222.2 611.1 611.1 611.1 0 0 0 0 812.5 875 562.5 1018.5 1143.5 875 312.5 562.5] endobj The Helium atom The classic example of the application of the variational principle is the Helium atom. 1002.4 873.9 615.8 720 413.2 413.2 413.2 1062.5 1062.5 434 564.4 454.5 460.2 546.7 /Subtype/Type1 /LastChar 196 /BaseFont/MAYCLP+CMBX12 597.2 736.1 736.1 527.8 527.8 583.3 583.3 583.3 583.3 750 750 750 750 1044.4 1044.4 The Stark effect on the ground state of the hydrogen atom is taken as an example. /BaseFont/DWANIY+CMSY10 /Subtype/Type1 /Name/F1 /FirstChar 33 Helium Atom, Many-Electron Atoms, Variational Principle, Approximate Methods, Spin 21st April 2011 I. 6 0 obj 699.9 556.4 477.4 454.9 312.5 377.9 623.4 489.6 272 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 m�ۉ����Wb��ŵ�.� ��b]8�0�29cs(�s?�G�� WL���}�5w��P�����mh�D���`���)~��y5B�*G��b�ڎ��! The basis for this method is the variational principle. /Widths[791.7 583.3 583.3 638.9 638.9 638.9 638.9 805.6 805.6 805.6 805.6 1277.8 /Subtype/Type1 1000 1000 1055.6 1055.6 1055.6 777.8 666.7 666.7 450 450 450 450 777.8 777.8 0 0 Also covered in the discussion is the relation of the Perturbation Theory and the Variation Method. << 33 0 obj /FontDescriptor 20 0 R %�쏢 /Widths[609.7 458.2 577.1 808.9 505 354.2 641.4 979.2 979.2 979.2 979.2 272 272 489.6 /FontDescriptor 26 0 R /Name/F8 >> 826.4 295.1 531.3] The variation method is applied to two examples selected for illustration of fundamental principles of the method along with ease of calculation. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 675.9 937.5 875 787 750 879.6 812.5 875 812.5 875 0 0 812.5 The hydrogen atom wavefunctions and energies, we have seen, are deter-mined as a combination of the various quantum "dynamical" analogues of classical motions (translation, vibration, rotation) and a central-force inter-action (i.e, the Coulomb interaction between an electron and a nucleus). /Name/F7 295.1 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 295.1 295.1 450 500 300 300 450 250 800 550 500 500 450 412.5 400 325 525 450 650 450 475 400 The Helium Atom and Variational Principle: Approximation Methods for Complex Atomic Systems The hydrogen atom wavefunctions and energies, we have seen, are deter- mined as a combination of the various quantum "dynamical" analogues of classical motions (translation, vibration, rotation) and a central-force inter- action (i.e, the Coulomb interaction between an electron and a nucleus). 805.5 896.3 870.4 935.2 870.4 935.2 0 0 870.4 736.1 703.7 703.7 1055.5 1055.5 351.8 EXAMPLES: First, let’s use the Variation Method on some exactly solvable problems to see how well it does in calculating E0. /BaseFont/IPWQXM+CMR6 /Filter[/FlateDecode] 500 1000 500 500 500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 and for a trial wave function u 777.8 777.8 1000 1000 777.8 777.8 1000 777.8] of Physics, IIT Kharagpur Guide:Prof. Kumar Rao, Asst. The non-relativistic Hamiltonian for an n -electron atom is (in atomic units), (1) H = n ∑ i (− 1 2 ∇ 2i − Z r i + n ∑ j > i 1 r ij). ; where r1 and r2 are the vectors from each of the two protons to the single electron. To determine the wave functions of the hydrogen-like atom, we use a Coulomb potential to describe the attractive interaction between the single electron and the nucleus, and a spherical reference frame centred on the centre of gravity of the two-body system. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 753.7 1000 935.2 831.5 /Type/Font We know it’s going to be spherically symmetric, so it amounts to a one-dimensional problem: just the radial wave function. The Stark effect on the ground state of the hydrogen atom is taken as an example. Next: Hydrogen Molecule Ion Up: Variational Methods Previous: Variational Principle Helium Atom A helium atom consists of a nucleus of charge surrounded by two electrons. For the Variational method approximation, the calculations begin with an uncorrelated wavefunction in which both electrons are placed in a hydrogenic orbital with scale factor \(\alpha\). 36 0 obj 384.3 611.1 675.9 351.8 384.3 643.5 351.8 1000 675.9 611.1 675.9 643.5 481.5 488 endobj 777.8 777.8 1000 500 500 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 Hydrogen atom One example of the variational method would be using the Gaussian function as a trial function for the hydrogen atom ground state. This problem could be solved by the variational method by obtaining the energy of as a function of the variational parameter , and then minimizing to find the optimum value . /BaseFont/JVDFUX+CMSY8 Professor, Dept. 324.7 531.3 590.3 295.1 324.7 560.8 295.1 885.4 590.3 531.3 590.3 560.8 414.1 419.1 Using standard notation, a 0 = ℏ 2 / m e 2, E 0 = m e 4 / 2 ℏ 2, ρ = r / a 0 . 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Variational methods for the solution of either the Schrödinger equation or its perturbation expansion can be used to obtain approximate eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of this Hamiltonian. /Widths[1062.5 531.3 531.3 1062.5 1062.5 1062.5 826.4 1062.5 1062.5 649.3 649.3 1062.5 /Name/F9 >> << 460.7 580.4 896 722.6 1020.4 843.3 806.2 673.6 835.7 800.2 646.2 618.6 718.8 618.8 /FirstChar 33 (1) Find the upper bound to the ground state energy of a particle in a box of length L. V = 0 inside the box & ∞ outside. 472.2 472.2 472.2 472.2 583.3 583.3 0 0 472.2 472.2 333.3 555.6 577.8 577.8 597.2 /LastChar 196 >> 935.2 351.8 611.1] 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 489.6 272 272 272 761.6 462.4 /Subtype/Type1 Application to the Helium atom Ground State Often the expectation values (numerator) and normalization integrals (denominator) in Equation \(\ref{7.1.8}\) can be evaluated analytically. The variation method is applied to two examples selected for illustration of fundamental principles of the method along with ease of calculation. 756.4 705.8 763.6 708.3 708.3 708.3 708.3 708.3 649.3 649.3 472.2 472.2 472.2 472.2 767.4 767.4 826.4 826.4 649.3 849.5 694.7 562.6 821.7 560.8 758.3 631 904.2 585.5 Compared to perturbation theory, the variational method can be more robust in situations where it is hard to determine a good unperturbed Hamiltonian (i.e., one which makes the … 624.1 928.7 753.7 1090.7 896.3 935.2 818.5 935.2 883.3 675.9 870.4 896.3 896.3 1220.4 endobj 888.9 888.9 888.9 888.9 666.7 875 875 875 875 611.1 611.1 833.3 1111.1 472.2 555.6 531.3 531.3 413.2 413.2 295.1 531.3 531.3 649.3 531.3 295.1 885.4 795.8 885.4 443.6 /BaseFont/GMELEA+CMMI8 833.3 1444.4 1277.8 555.6 1111.1 1111.1 1111.1 1111.1 1111.1 944.4 1277.8 555.6 1000 /BaseFont/UQQNXY+CMTI12 Calculate the ground state energy of a hydrogen atom using the variational principle. >> The Helium Atom and Variational Principle: Approximation Methods for Complex Atomic Systems The hydrogen atom wavefunctions and energies, we have seen, are deter-mined as a combination of the various quantum "dynamical" analogues of 324.7 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 531.3 795.8 472.2 531.3 767.4 826.4 531.3 958.7 1076.8 µ2. 666.7 666.7 666.7 666.7 611.1 611.1 444.4 444.4 444.4 444.4 500 500 388.9 388.9 277.8 /Widths[300 500 800 755.2 800 750 300 400 400 500 750 300 350 300 500 500 500 500 295.1 826.4 531.3 826.4 531.3 559.7 795.8 801.4 757.3 871.7 778.7 672.4 827.9 872.8 Assume that the variational wave function is a Gaussian of the form Ne (r 2 ; where Nis the normalization constant and is a variational parameter. 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The interaction (perturbation) energy due to a field of strength ε with the hydrogen atom electron is easily shown to be: \[ E = \frac{- \alpha \varepsilon ^2}{2}\] Given that the ground state energy of the hydrogen atom is ‐0.5, in the presence of the electric field we would expect the electronic energy of the perturbed hydrogen atom to be, /FontDescriptor 32 0 R 820.5 796.1 695.6 816.7 847.5 605.6 544.6 625.8 612.8 987.8 713.3 668.3 724.7 666.7 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 562.5 312.5 312.5 342.6 x��ZI����W�*���F S5�8�%�$Ne�rp:���-�m��������a!�E��d&�b}x��z��. application of variation method to hydrogen atom for calculation of variational parameter & ground state energy iit gate csir ugc net english /FirstChar 33 /Type/Font 295.1 826.4 501.7 501.7 826.4 795.8 752.1 767.4 811.1 722.6 693.1 833.5 795.8 382.6 We have to take into account both the symmetry of the wave-function involving two electrons, and the electrostatic interaction between the electrons. In quantum mechanics, the variational method is one way of finding approximations to the lowest energy eigenstate or ground state, and some excited states. 413.2 590.3 560.8 767.4 560.8 560.8 472.2 531.3 1062.5 531.3 531.3 531.3 0 0 0 0 The application of variational methods to atomic scattering problems I. 495.7 376.2 612.3 619.8 639.2 522.3 467 610.1 544.1 607.2 471.5 576.4 631.6 659.7 /LastChar 196 The use of hydrogen-powered fuel cells for ship propulsion, by contrast, is still at an early design or trial phase – with applications in smaller passenger ships, ferries or recreational craft. Applications to model proton and hydrogen atom transfer reactions are presented to illustrate the implementation of these methods and to elucidate the fundamental principles of electron–proton correlation in hydrogen tunneling systems. 1277.8 811.1 811.1 875 875 666.7 666.7 666.7 666.7 666.7 666.7 888.9 888.9 888.9 The orbital quantum number gives the angular momentum; can take on integer values from 0 to n-1. 272 272 489.6 544 435.2 544 435.2 299.2 489.6 544 272 299.2 516.8 272 816 544 489.6 /Type/Font 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 642.9 885.4 806.2 736.8 /FontDescriptor 11 0 R (1) Find the upper bound to the ground state energy of a particle in a box of length L. V = 0 inside the box & ∞ outside. The first example applies the linear version of the variation method to the particle in a box model, using a basis with explicit parity symmetry, Phik(t) = N (1-t2)tk, where t = 2x/L -1 and N is the normalization constant. /LastChar 196 AND B. L. MOISEIWITSCH University College, London (Received 4 August 1950) The variational methods proposed by … The variational method is an approximate method used in quantum mechanics. 275 1000 666.7 666.7 888.9 888.9 0 0 555.6 555.6 666.7 500 722.2 722.2 777.8 777.8 27 0 obj specify the state of an electron in an atom. <> << The calculations are made for the unscreened and screened cases. 947.3 784.1 748.3 631.1 775.5 745.3 602.2 573.9 665 570.8 924.4 812.6 568.1 670.2 To get some idea of how well this works, Messiah applies the method to the ground state of the hydrogen atom. 1111.1 1511.1 1111.1 1511.1 1111.1 1511.1 1055.6 944.4 472.2 833.3 833.3 833.3 833.3 ψ = 0 outside the box. 334 405.1 509.3 291.7 856.5 584.5 470.7 491.4 434.1 441.3 461.2 353.6 557.3 473.4 endobj 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 777.8 277.8 777.8 500 777.8 500 777.8 777.8 777.8 777.8 0 0 777.8 Gaussian trial wave function for the hydrogen atom: Try a Gaussian wave function since it is used often in quantum chemistry. In atomic and molecular problems, one common application of the linear variation method is in the configuration interaction method (CI).4 Here, with H usually the clamped nuclei Hamiltonian, the k are Slater determinants or linear combinations of Slater determinants, made out of given spin orbitals (the spin orbitals often also involving nonlinear parameters-- see end of Section 7). ψ = 0 outside the box. 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To implement such a method one needs to know the Hamiltonian \(H\) whose energy levels are sought and one needs to construct a trial wavefunction in which some 'flexibility' exists (e.g., as in the linear variational method where the \(a_j\) coefficients can be varied). 708.3 708.3 826.4 826.4 472.2 472.2 472.2 649.3 826.4 826.4 826.4 826.4 0 0 0 0 0 endobj >> Hydrogen is used in various in industrial applications; these include metalworking (primarily in metal alloying), flat glass production (hydrogen used as an inerting or protective gas), the electronics industry (used as a protective and carrier gas, in deposition processes, for cleaning, in etching, in reduction processes, etc. << 791.7 777.8] Considering that the hydrogen atom is excited from the 2p z state to the high Rydberg state with n = 20, E = 1.25 × 10 −3, d c = 1193.76. /Type/Font Each of these two Hamiltonian is a hydrogen atom Hamiltonian, but the nucleon charge is now doubled. 12 0 obj /FontDescriptor 23 0 R /Name/F10 708.3 795.8 767.4 826.4 767.4 826.4 0 0 767.4 619.8 590.3 590.3 885.4 885.4 295.1 /BaseFont/MEAOQS+CMMI12 endobj The ground-state energies of the helium atom were calculated for different values of rc. The first example applies the linear version of the variation method to the particle in a box model, using a basis with explicit parity symmetry, Phik(t) = N (1-t2)tk, where t = 2x/L -1 and N is the normalization constant.
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