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Quantum dissection of a covalent bond with the entanglement spectrum

  title={Quantum dissection of a covalent bond with the entanglement spectrum},
  author={Norm M. Tubman and D ChangMo Yang},
  journal={arXiv: Strongly Correlated Electrons},
We propose that spatial density matrices, which are singularly important in the study of quantum entanglement, encode the electronic fluctuations and correlations responsible for covalent bonding. From these density matrices, we develop tools that allow us to analyse how many body wave functions can be broken up into real space pieces. We apply these tools to the first row dimers, and in particular, we address the conflicting evidence in the literature about the presence of an inverted fourth… 

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