Pavel Okun

Graduate student
NS II 1206
(949) 824-0465

About me

I am interested in the foundations of DFT. In particular I study how to derive exact ab-initio DFT functionals from semi classical expansions.

Publications with Kieron
4 results
[227] Orbital-free functional with sub-milliHartree errors for slabs Pavel Okun, Antonio C. Cancio and Kieron Burke, (2023). [supplementary information] [bibtex] [pdf] [arXiv]
[221] Asymptotics of eigenvalue sums when some turning points are complex Pavel Okun and Kieron Burke, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical 55, 394003 (2022). [supplementary information] [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [arXiv]
[211] Semiclassics: The hidden theory behind the success of DFT Pavel Okun and Kieron Burke, Chapter in Density Functionals for Many-Particle Systems (2023). [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [arXiv]
[201] Uncommonly accurate energies for the general quartic oscillator Pavel Okun and Kieron Burke, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry 121, e26554 (2021). [supplementary information] [bibtex] [pdf] [doi] [arXiv]