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Density Functionals of Chemical Bonding
AbstractThe behavior of electrons in general many-electronic systems throughout the density functionals of energy is reviewed. The basic physico-chemical concepts of density functional theory are employed to highlight the energy role in chemical structure while its extended influence in electronic localization function helps in chemical bonding understanding. In this context the energy functionals accompanied by electronic localization functions may provide a comprehensive description of the global-local levels electronic structures in general and of chemical bonds in special. Becke-Edgecombe and author’s Markovian electronic localization functions are discussed at atomic, molecular and solid state levels. Then, the analytical survey of the main workable kinetic, exchange, and correlation density functionals within local and gradient density approximations is undertaken. The hierarchy of various energy functionals is formulated by employing both the parabolic and statistical correlation degree of them with the electronegativity and chemical hardness indices by means of quantitative structure-property relationship (QSPR) analysis for basic atomic and molecular systems.
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Putz, M.V. Density Functionals of Chemical Bonding. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2008, 9, 1050-1095.View more citation formats
Putz MV. Density Functionals of Chemical Bonding. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2008; 9(6):1050-1095.Chicago/Turabian Style
Putz, Mihai V. 2008. "Density Functionals of Chemical Bonding." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 9, no. 6: 1050-1095.