Methods of Electronic Structure Theory
by Raffaele Resta
Number of pages: 88
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.
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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 Carl J. Ballhausen, Harry B. Gray - Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
An introduction to molecular electronic structural theory, concentrating on the description of ground state electronic structures - the principles of chemical bonding in molecules. Familiarity with differential and integral calculus is required.
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 Raffaele Resta - University of Trieste
From the table of contents: Introduction; Early discoveries; Berry-ology (geometry in nonrelativistic quantum mechanics); Manifestations of the Berry phase; Modern theory of polarization; Quantum metric and the theory of the insulating state.