Harvey Gould, and
The classical-physics model of helium is a simple example of a three body problem and is similar to gravitational problem of a heavy sun and two light planets. It consists of two electrons moving in a 2/r potential well and interacting through a 1/r potential. Initial conditions can be set to show phenomena such as autoionization or braided orbits. These conditions are stored in an xml document.
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Christian, W., Gould, H., & Tobochnik, J. (2008). Classical Helium Program [Computer software]. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=7209&DocID=375
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