The self-consistent multiparticle-multihole configuration mixing
- First Online:
- Cite this article as:
- Pillet, N., Robin, C., Dupuis, M. et al. Eur. Phys. J. A (2017) 53: 49. doi:10.1140/epja/i2017-12232-7
- 46 Downloads
The main objective of this paper is to review the state of the art of the multiparticle-multihole configuration mixing approach which was proposed and implemented using the Gogny interaction ∼ 10 years ago. Various theoretical aspects are re-analyzed when a Hamiltonian description is chosen: the link with exact many-body theories, the impact of truncations in the multiconfigurational space, the importance of defining single-particle orbitals which are consistent with the correlations introduced in the many-body wave function, the role of the self-consistency, and more practically the numerical convergence algorithm. Several applications done with the phenomenological effective Gogny interaction are discussed. Finally, future directions to extend and generalize the method are discussed.