
Lecture 3: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Density Functional Theory
18 Nov 2014  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method in the framework of density functional theory (DFT).
http://nanohub.org/resources/21700

Computational Investigation of Point Defect Formation and Migration in Nuclear Fuels
08 Mar 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Susan Sinnott
The stabilities of selected fission products are investigated as a function of stoichiometry in uranium oxide. The approach is density functional theory (DFT) that is used to calculate the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/13094

Density Functional Theory: A great physics success story
01 Mar 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Kieron Burke
Density functional theory began with the work of Thomas and Fermi, at about the same time as Schroedinger wrote his famous equation. I will explain in general terms what density functional...
http://nanohub.org/resources/13253

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 manybody Schrodinger equation in Hartree Fock and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11917

OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of OrganicInorganic 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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/10507

OPV: First Principles Studies of the Electronic Structure of Organic Solids and Interfaces
31 Jan 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Sahar Sharifzadeh
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...
http://nanohub.org/resources/10488

Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by FirstPrinciples 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 to...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9684

Tutorial 3a: Materials Simulation by FirstPrinciples Density Functional Theory I
14 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This lecture provides an introduction to firstprinciples density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force constants and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9683

Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use firstprinciples density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9010

MCW07 Exploring Trends in Conductance for WellDefined Single Molecule Circuits
04 Apr 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark S Hybertsen
In our recent research, we have been able to measure and characterize the impact of intrinsic molecular properties on the conductance of single molecule circuits formed with aminegold linkages....
http://nanohub.org/resources/3077

From density functional theory to defect level in silicon: Does the “band gap problem” matter?
01 Oct 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Peter A. Schultz
Modeling the electrical effects of radiation damage in semiconductor devices requires a
detailed description of the properties of point defects generated during and subsequent to
irradiation....
http://nanohub.org/resources/5495