By Carlos Fiolhais, Fernando Nogueira, Miguel A.L. Marques
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Thus correlation turns oﬀ relative to exchange when we decrease rs , increase ζ, or increase s. We note in particular that Fx (rs , ζ, s) increases while Fc (rs , ζ, s) decreases with increasing s. The nonlocalities of exchange and correlation are opposite, and tend to cancel for valence-electron densities (1 ≤ rs ≤ 10) in the range 0 ≤ s ≤ 1. , γxc (q) ≈ γxc γxc (q = 0) for 0 ≤ q/2kF ≤ 1. G(ζ, s) = 48 John P. Perdew and Stefan Kurth The core electrons in any system, and the valence electrons in solids, sample primarily the range 0 ≤ s ≤ 1.
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A primer in density functional theory by Carlos Fiolhais, Fernando Nogueira, Miguel A.L. Marques