@article{180,
abstract = {In this paper we define and study the classical Uniform Electron Gas (UEG), a system of infinitely many electrons whose density is constant everywhere in space. The UEG is defined differently from Jellium, which has a positive constant background but no constraint on the density. We prove that the UEG arises in Density Functional Theory in the limit of a slowly varying density, minimizing the indirect Coulomb energy. We also construct the quantum UEG and compare it to the classical UEG at low density.},
author = {Lewi, Mathieu and Lieb, Élliott and Seiringer, Robert},
journal = {Journal de l'Ecole Polytechnique - Mathematiques},
pages = {79 -- 116},
publisher = {Ecole Polytechnique},
title = {{Statistical mechanics of the uniform electron gas}},
doi = {10.5802/jep.64},
volume = {5},
year = {2018},
}