An orthonormalization method: Theory and application to the j-j coupling of fermions in a single j-shell

J. Sau, K. Heyde, M. Waroquier
Nuclear Physics A
298 (1), 93-108
Published while none of the authors were employed at the CMM


An orthonormalization method suitable to deal with an overcomplete and non-orthogonal set of vectors is derived. It is then used to obtain the orthonormal set of states connected with the angular momentum coupling of N fermions in a single j-shell.