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  1. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 6: Scalar Properties and Static Correlations

    03 Mar 2009 | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Scalar Properties, Static Correlations and Order ParametersWhat do we get out of a simulation? Static properties: pressure, specific heat, etc. Density Pair correlations in real space and Fourier space Order parameters and broken symmetry: How to tell a liquid from a solid Dynamical properties...

  2. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 7: Dynamical Correlations & Transport Coefficients

    02 Mar 2009 | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Dynamical correlations and transport coefficientsDynamics is why we do molecular dynamics! Perturbation theory Linear-response theory Diffusion constants, velocity-velocity auto correlation fct. Transport coefficients Diffusion: Particle flux Viscosity: Stress tensor Heat transport: energy...

  3. Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 1: Introduction

    28 Jan 2009 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Ceperley

    Introduction to Simulation Content: Why do simulations? Moore's law Two Simulation Modes Dirac, 1929 Challenges of Simulation: Physical and mathematical underpinnings Complexity Estimation of Computer Time and Size Challenges of Simulation: Multi-scale computational materials research Short...