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Journal of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 648386, 8 pages
A First-Principles-Based Potential for the Description of Alkaline Earth Metals
Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 6, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Received 14 October 2011; Accepted 5 December 2011
Academic Editor: David Wales
Copyright © 2012 Johannes M. Dieterich et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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