Theoretical Compton profile anisotropics in molecules and solids. VI. Compton profile anisotropies and chemical binding

Robert L. Matcha, Bernard Pettitt

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An interesting empirical relationship between zero point Compton profile anisotropies ΔJ(0) and nuclear charges is noted. It is shown that, to a good approximation ΔJ(0) = Nln(Zb/Za), for alkali halide molecules, AB.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3130-3132
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of Chemical Physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1979
Externally publishedYes


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  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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