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2 (see also Baerends and Gritsenko, 1997). 2 The Coulomb Hole From equations (2-17) and (2-21) it is obvious that the Coulomb hole must be normalized to zero, i. e. the integral over all space contains no charge: r r r ∫ h C ( r1; r2 ) dr2 = 0. (2-25) This makes good physical sense since for electrons of unlike spin the probability of finding an electron of spin σ anywhere in space is of course the total number of electrons of this spin, i. , Nσ. This result is independent of the positions of electrons with spin σ’ ≠ σ.

We further assume that within the sphere the exchange hole density is constant, having H minus the value of ρ( r1 ) , while outside it is zero. Since the Fermi hole is known to contain exactly one elementary charge (cf. equation (2-21)), the radius of this sphere is then given by  3  rS =    4π  1/ 3 H ρ( r1 ) −1 / 3 . (3-4) The radius rS is sometimes called the Wigner-Seitz radius and can be interpreted to a first approximation as the average distance between two electrons in the particular system.

The properties of the cusp are intimately related to the nuclear charge Z of the nucleus according to ∂  r (2-4) lim  + 2 ZA  ρ( H ) = 0  r r where ρ( r ) is the spherical average of ρ( r ) . Among the other properties of the density, we mention its asymptotic exponential decay for large distances from all nuclei riA → 0  ∂r r r ρ(r) ∝ exp[−2 2 I |r|] (2-5) where I is the exact first ionization energy of the system. As a typical example we illustrate in Figure 2-1 the electron density of the water molr ecule in two different representations.

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