Computational Electronic Structure Theory
by Patrick Rinke
Publisher: Fritz Haber Institute 2011
Number of pages: 66
The ever growing field of Computational electronic structure theory combines theoretical physics and chemistry, math and computer science. The overall goal is to have a theory that accurately and reliably predicts material properties from first principles.
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by Patrick Rinke - Fritz Haber Institute
Computational Electronic Structure Theory is a field which combines theoretical physics and chemistry with computer science and math. Contents: Schroedinger Equation; Wave Function based approaches; Density Functional Theory; Green's Function Theory.
Contents: Electron configuration; Tight binding; Nearly free electron model; Hartree-Fock method; Modern valence bond; Generalized valence bond; Moller-Plesset perturbation theory; Configuration interaction; Coupled cluster; etc.
by Ursula Röthlisberger, Ivano Tavernelli - EPFL
The text introduces the basic notions of computational quantum chemistry, which allow to explore reaction mechanisms and explain observations of laboratory reactions. Methods for quantum chemistry can also be applied to solid state physics problems.
by Raffaele Resta
From the table of contents: theory of the electronic ground state; screening and electrostatics; formal linear response theory; electron gas results; pseudopotential perturbation theory; ground state of periodic solids; lattice dynamics.