Unit Spherical Tensors

  • C. A. Morrison
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 47)


Because of the power of the Wigner-Ekhart theorem, it occurred to Racah to cast the various operators representing the interactions in terms of universal quantities that could be tabulated for a frequently used many-particle system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Morrison
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  1. 1.Harry Diamond LaboratoriesAdelphiUSA

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