Commentary on Allen & kinght's response to the löwdin chAllenge

Foundations of Chemistry 8 (3):285-292 (2006)
This commentary provides a critical examination of a recent article by Allen and Knight in which the authors claim to provide the long-sought explanation for the Madelung, or n + ℓ, n rule for the order of orbital filling in many-electron atoms. It is concluded that the explanation is inadequate for several reasons
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DOI 10.1007/s10698-006-9009-7
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