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Molecular Exploration Tool
01 Aug 2014 | | 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
15 May 2015 | | 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
15 Nov 2014 | | 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
10 Feb 2014 | | 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 example, is calculated from the phonon spectrum, and the melting temperature Tm can only be obtained...
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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 | | Contributor(s):: Ravindra L Shinde
We have performed systematic large-scale all-electron correlated calculations on boron clustersBn (n=2–5), to study their linear optical absorption spectra. Several possible isomers of each clus-ter were considered, and their geometries were optimized at the coupled-cluster singles doubles(CCSD)...
Tutorial 1: Atomistic Material Science - ab initio simulations of materials
25 Aug 2011 | | 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 Density Functional Theory and numerical approximations used in computer simulations.
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 the...
William Ernesto Abarca
OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of Organic-Inorganic Composites for Solar Cells
21 Jan 2011 | | 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 DOE-funded Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
OPV: Large Scale Ab Initio Simulation for Charge Transport in Disordered Organic Systems
21 Jan 2011 | | 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 | | 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 constants and vibrational spectra of nano- structures and extended periodic materials.
Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by First-Principles Density Functional Theory II
09 Sep 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Umesh V. Waghmare