Proof of the strong Scott conjecture for heavy atoms: the Furry picture
Annales Henri Lebesgue, Volume 5 (2022), pp. 611-642.


KeywordsHeavy atoms, ground state density, relativistic Coulomb system, Scott conjecture


We prove the convergence of the density on the scale Z -1 to the density of the Bohr atom with infinitely many electrons (strong Scott conjecture) for a model that is known to describe heavy atoms accurately.


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