 Electronic bandstructure lab
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 Density functional theory (DFT)
 DFT in...
http://nanohub.org/resources/17307

Optical Absorption in B13 Cluster: A Timedependent Density Functional Approach
19 Feb 2013  Publications  Contributor(s): Ravindra L Shinde, Meenakshi Tayade
The linear optical absorption spectra of three isomers of planar boron cluster B13 are calculated using time dependent spinpolarized density functional approach. The geometries of these cluster...
http://nanohub.org/resources/16903

[Illinois] CSE Seminar Series: Advances in Firstprinciples Computational Materials Science
20 Nov 2012  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin
Title: Advances in firstprinciples computational materials scienceSubtitle: 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

Tight Binding Parameters by DFT mapping
12 Sep 2012  Presentation Materials  Contributor(s): Yaohua Tan, Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Christoph Kubis, Yu He, Zhengping Jiang, Gerhard Klimeck, Timothy Boykin
The Empirical Tight Binding(ETB) method is widely used in atomistic device simulations. The reliability of such simulations depends very strongly on the choice of basis sets and the ETB...
http://nanohub.org/resources/15173

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 theory...
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

Additional Tutorials on Selected Topics in Nanotechnology
29 Mar 2011  Workshops  Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Umesh V. Waghmare, Timothy S Fisher, N. S. Vidhyadhiraja
Select tutorials in nanotechnology, a part of the 2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11041

Berkeley GW
27 Sep 2009  Tools  Contributor(s): Alexander S McLeod, Peter Doak, Sahar Sharifzadeh, Jeffrey B. Neaton
This is an educational tool that illustrates the calculation of the electronic structure of materials using manybody perturbation theory within the GW approximation
http://nanohub.org/resources/berkeleygw

2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up
18 Jan 2011  Workshops
Electronics from the Bottom Up seeks to bring a new perspective to electronic devices – one that is designed to help realize the opportunities that nanotechnology presents.
http://nanohub.org/resources/8878

Tutorial 3: Materials Simulation by FirstPrinciples Density Functional Theory
14 Sep 2010  Courses  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This twopart lecture will provide an introduction to firstprinciples density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9716

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...
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

DFT calculations with Quantum ESPRESSO
07 Jul 2010  Tools  Contributor(s): Janam Jhaveri, Ravi Pramod Kumar Vedula, Alejandro Strachan, Benjamin P Haley
DFT calculations of molecules and solids
http://nanohub.org/resources/dftqe

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