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Note that j – and not n – denotes the radial quantum number. N ]−1 = − ≈− G (εi − εn ) , (78) N n=0 n=0 (εj − εn ) j as proved in Eq. (159) of the Appendix. We have thus seen that the triplevaluedness is of the same order as the error present in χ(N ) (r) due to the neglect of the energy-dependence of χ(N ) (ε, r) . The radial function j a (ε, r) in (75) vanishes for r ≤ a, where it has a kink of value 1/a2 , and it solves the radial wave equation for r ≥ a. As shown in , its expansion in powers of r − a ≥ 0 is: rj a (ε, r) = r−a 1 l (l + 1) − εa2 + a 3!
3 and 4 look more like a partial wave, ϕY, with a tail attached at its own screening sphere – and with kinks at all screening spheres. Hence the name ’kinked partial wave’ given in Ref. . In this original derivation, kinked partial waves with a = s ≤ t were considered ﬁrst, and only later, the limiting case a → 0 gave rise to a painful exercise. The kinked partial waves have in common with Slater’s original Augmented Plane Waves (APWs) , that they are partial waves, ϕ (ε, r) Y, of the proper energy inside nonoverlapping spheres, which are joined continuously – but with kinks – to waveequation solutions in the interstitial.
And the local contributions, ρϕ R (rR ) − ρR (rR ) , which vanish smoothly at their respective MT-sphere, are given by: YL (ˆ r) YL∗ (ˆ r) ρϕ R (r) = εF ϕRl (ε, r) ΓRL,RL (ε) ϕRl (ε, r) dε LL ◦ YL (ˆ r) YL∗ (ˆ r) ρϕ R (r) = εF ϕ◦Rl (ε, r) ΓRL,RL (ε) ϕ◦Rl (ε, r) dε . (66) LL The common density-of-states matrix in these equations is: occ cRL,i δ (ε − εi ) c∗R L ,i = ΓRL,R L (ε) = i 1 ImGRL,R L (ε + iδ) . π (67) The approximations inherent in (64) are that all cross-terms between products of ψ-, ϕ-, and ϕ◦ -functions, and between ϕ- or ϕ◦ -functions on diﬀerent sites are neglected.