First step in the nuclear inverse Kohn-Sham problem: From densities to potentials

  title={First step in the nuclear inverse Kohn-Sham problem: From densities to potentials},
  author={Giacomo Accorto and Pierluigi Brandolini and F. Marino and A. Robert Porro and A. Scalesi and Gianluca Col{\`o} and Xavier Roca-Maza and E. Vigezzi},
  journal={Physical Review C},
Nuclear Density Functional Theory (DFT) plays a prominent role in the understanding of nuclear structure, being the approach with the widest range of applications. Hohenberg and Kohn theorems warrant the existence of a nuclear Energy Density Functional (EDF), yet its form is unknown. Current efforts to build a nuclear EDF are hindered by the lack of a strategy for systematic improvement. In this context, alternative approaches should be pursued and, so far, an unexplored avenue is that related… 

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