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  1. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/20311

  2. ECE 595E Lecture 24: Electronic Bandstructure Simulation Tools

    19 Mar 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    Outline: Electronic bandstructure lab Basic Principles Input Interface Exemplary Outputs Density functional theory (DFT) DFT in Quantum ESPRESSO

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17307

  3. [Illinois] CSE Seminar Series: Advances in First-principles Computational Materials Science

    20 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin

    Title: Advances in first-principles computational materials science Subtitle: Things we can calculate now, that we couldn't when I was in grad school. The capability to rationally design new...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15919

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11917

  7. 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 to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9684

  8. Tutorial 3a: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory I

    14 Sep 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare

    This lecture provides an introduction to first-principles density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force constants and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9683

  9. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9010

  10. MCW07 Exploring Trends in Conductance for Well-Defined 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 amine-gold linkages....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3077

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