Quantum mechanical calculations of the ground states of droplets of atoms of are reported. The calculations have been made by the variational Monte Carlo method for and by the Green's function Monte Carlo method for . The energies, rms radii, and density distributions are reported; liquid-drop fits to the energies and radii are discussed.
- Received 21 March 1983
- Published in the issue dated 23 May 1983
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