# Are the Bader Laplacian and the Bohm quantum potential equivalent

@article{Levit1997AreTB, title={Are the Bader Laplacian and the Bohm quantum potential equivalent}, author={C. Levit and J. Sarfatti}, journal={Chemical Physics Letters}, year={1997}, volume={281}, pages={157-160} }

Abstract The de Broglie–Bohm ontological interpretation of quantum theory clarifies the understanding of many otherwise counter-intuitive quantum mechanical phenomena. We report here on an application of Bohm's quantum potential to the bonding and reactivity of small molecules. In quantum chemistry, Bader has shown that the topology of the Laplacian of the electronic charge density characterizes many features of molecular structure and reactivity. Examination of ab initio solutions for several… Expand

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