Browse Dissertations and Theses - Physics by Subject "variational theory"

  • Manousakis, Efstratios (1985)
    A microscopic description of the ground state and elementary excitations of liquid 4He is presented. The variational theory is used in conjunction with a perturbative scheme called correlated basis perturbation theory. ...

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  • Wiringa, Robert Bruce (1978)
    The hypotheticai system of nucleons known as nuclear matter provides a very interesting field of study with relevance to both nuclear physics and astrophysics. The task of finding nucleon-nucleon potentials that explain ...

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  • Schmidt, Kevin Edward (1979)
    A theory is developed to allow the systematic calculation of the properties of quantum fluids given the microscopic two-body potential. Physical arguments are used to construct a correlation operator that approximately ...

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