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Programming Tips: Secrets of the Madelung Constant

J. Buhler
Stan Wagon
Organization: Macalester College
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
URL: http://www.stanwagon.com/
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 2
Page range: 49-55

A constant that describes the energy inherent in salt has connections with subtleties of analytic functions and number theory.

*Mathematics > Number Theory
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