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Lecture 4: The ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo Method
18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo method for the simulation of strongly correlated systems.
IMA 2013 UQ: DFT-based Thermal Properties: Three Levels of Error Management
02 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kurt Lejaeghere
It is often computationally expensive to predict finite-temperature properties of a crystal from density-functional theory (DFT). The temperature-dependent thermal expansion coefficient α, for...
Tutorial 1: Atomistic Material Science - ab initio simulations of materials
03 Nov 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This lecture introduces first principles electronic structure calculations of materials properties.
It describes the approximations made to the many-body Schrodinger equation in Hartree Fock and...
OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of Organic-Inorganic Composites for Solar Cells
31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo
This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...
OPV: Large Scale Ab Initio Simulation for Charge Transport in Disordered Organic Systems
31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lin-Wang Wang
Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory II
14 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This lecture is part of the
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.
“Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective...
Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use first-principles density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2-D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...
MSE 597G Lecture 6: Interatomic potentials III
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12 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Reactive force fields,
Parameterization of interatomic potentials
BNC Annual Research Review: An Introduction to PRISM and MEMS Simulation
04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jayathi Murthy
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...
Dynamics of Quantum Fluids: Path integral and Semiclassical Methods
21 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nancy Makri
The interplay of many-body nonlinear interactions and quantum mechanical effects such as zero-point motion or identical particle exchange symmetries lead to intriguing phenomena in low-temperature...
"Ab Initio" Theory of Novel Micro and Nanolasers
19 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): A. Douglas Stone
While the laser is one of the most important inventions of the past century and one of the most interesting and controllable non-linear systems in physics, there is surprisingly little predictive...
Calculating Resonances Using a Complex Absorbing Potential
13 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robin Santra
The Siegert (or Gamow) wave function associated with a resonance state is exponentially divergent at large distances from the scattering target. A complex absorbing potential (CAP) provides a...
Exploring Physical and Chemical control of molecular conductance: A computational study
31 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Barry D. Dunietz
Dynamics on the Nanoscale: Time-domain ab initio studies of quantum dots, carbon nanotubes and molecule-semiconductor interfaces
31 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo
Device miniaturization requires an understanding of the dynamical response of materials on the nanometer scale. A great deal of experimental and theoretical work has been devoted to characterizing...
Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality
02 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
In statistical mechanics, the finite size scaling method provides a systematic way to extrapolate information about criticality obtained from a finite system to the thermodynamic limit. For...
Excellence in Computer Simulation: Computational Materials
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Schwegler
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum,
"Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad
set of experts to reflect on the future of...
Perspectives on Computational Quantum Chemistry
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Martin P. Head-Gordon
Computational Mathematics: Role, Impact, Challenges
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Juan C. Meza
MCW07 Electronic Level Alignment at Metal-Molecule Contacts with a GW Approach
05 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffrey B. Neaton
Most recent theoretical studies of electron transport in single-molecule junctions rely on a Landauer approach, simplified to treat electron-electron interactions at a mean-field level within...
MCW07 Modeling Charging-based Switching in Molecular Transport Junctions
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23 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sina Yeganeh, Misha Galperin, Mark A. Ratner
We will discuss several proposed explanations for the switching and negative differential resistance behavior seen in some molecular junctions. It is shown that a proposed polaron model is...