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Molecular Exploration Tool
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10 Dec 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Xueying Wang, nicolas onofrio, Alejandro Strachan, David M Guzman
The tool can display the molecule structures and run Lammps simulations.
ab initio Model for Mobility and Seebeck coefficient using Boltzmann Transport (aMoBT) equation
11 Jun 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Alireza Faghaninia, Joel Ager (editor), Cynthia S Lo (editor)
ab initio electronic transport model to calculate low-field electrical mobility and Seebeck coefficient of semiconductors in Boltzmann transport framework.
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...
Resources for Materials Science and Engineering
Ab initio electronic structure simulation tools
:ABINIT is a package whose main program allows to find the total energy, charge density and electronic structure of systems made...
Large-scale first principles configuration interaction calculations of optical absorption in boron clusters
07 Mar 2012 | Papers | Contributor(s): Ravindra L Shinde
We have performed systematic large-scale all-electron correlated calculations on boron clusters
Bn (n=2–5), to study their linear optical absorption spectra. Several possible isomers of each...
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...
Learning Module: Bonding and Band Structure in Silicon
The main goal of this learning module is to help students learn about the correlation between atomic structure and electronic properties, and help them develop a more intuitive understanding of...
William Ernesto Abarca
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
how to compute the potential relief of DWNT
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which tool is to be used if i want to compute the potential relief of an double wall nanotube? whats the difference between molecular dynamics simulation and ab initio calculation.
Tutorial 3: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory
14 Sep 2010 | Courses | Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This two-part lecture will provide an introduction to first-principles density functional theory based methods for simulation of materials, with a focus on determination of interatomic force...
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...