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ABINIT: First-Time User Guide
09 Jun 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Benjamin P Haley
This first-time user guide provides an introduction to using ABINIT on nanoHUB. We include a very brief summary of Density Functional Theory along with a tour of the Rappture interface. We...
Calculating Resonances Using a Complex Absorbing Potential
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14 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robin Santra
The Siegert (or Gamow) wave function associated with a resonance state is exponentially divergent at large distances from the scattering target. A complex absorbing potential (CAP) provides a...
Chemistry of Transition Metal Alloy Nanoparticles with Desired Phase Properties
20 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lichang Wang
In this presentation, I will discuss the results of two alloy nanoparticles, PtAu and PtVFe. I will also present the synergetic results of unraveling PtVFe nanoparticles by coupling computational...
29 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.
Computational Mathematics: Role, Impact, Challenges
20 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Juan C. Meza
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum,
"Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad
set of experts to reflect on the future of...
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 20: Quantum Monte Carlo, part I
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20 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Elif Ertekin, Jeffrey C Grossman
This lecture provides and introduction to Quantum Monte Carlo methods. We review the concept of electron correlation and introduce Variational Monte Carlo methods as an approach to going beyond...
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 21: Quantum Monte Carlo, part II
20 May 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin
This is our second lecture in a series on Quantum Monte Carlo methods. We describe the Diffusion Monte Carlo approach here, in which the approximation to the solution is not restricted by choice...
Computational Nanoscience, Lecture 4: Geometry Optimization and Seeing What You're Doing
13 Feb 2008 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Jeffrey C Grossman, Elif Ertekin
In this lecture, we discuss various methods for finding the ground state structure of a given system by minimizing its energy. Derivative and non-derivative methods are discussed, as well as the...
Computational Nanoscience, Pop-Quiz
This quiz summarizes the most important concepts which have covered in class so far related to Molecular Dynamics, Classical Monte Carlo Methods, and Quantum Mechanical Methods.University of...
Computational Nanoscience, Pop-Quiz Solutions
The solutions to the pop-quiz are given in this handout.University of California, Berkeley
Dynamics of Quantum Fluids: Path integral and Semiclassical Methods
22 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nancy Makri
The interplay of many-body nonlinear interactions and quantum mechanical effects such as zero-point motion or identical particle exchange symmetries lead to intriguing phenomena in low-temperature...
Dynamics on the Nanoscale: Time-domain ab initio studies of quantum dots, carbon nanotubes and molecule-semiconductor interfaces
01 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo
Device miniaturization requires an understanding of the dynamical response of materials on the nanometer scale. A great deal of experimental and theoretical work has been devoted to characterizing...
Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union
29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner
Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...
Excellence in Computer Simulation
19 Dec 2007 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman
Computational science is frequently labeled as a third branch of science - equal in standing with theory and experiment, and computational engineering is now an essential component of technology...
Exploring Physical and Chemical control of molecular conductance: A computational study
01 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Barry D. Dunietz
18 Oct 2008 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Masahiko Suenaga
Facio is a 3D-graphics program for molecular modeling and visualization of quantum chemical calculations(GAMESS and Gaussian).
It is a GUI for FMO (Fragment MO) calculation. Selected features...
Finite Size Scaling and Quantum Criticality
09 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
The study of quantum phase transitions, which are driven by quantum
fluctuations as a consequence of Heisenberg's uncertainty principle,
continues to be of increasing interest in the fields...
Ionic Selectivity in Channels: complex biology created by the balance of simple physics
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05 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bob Eisenberg
An important class of biological molecules—proteins called ionic channels—conduct ions (like Na+ , K+ , Ca2+ , and Cl− ) through a narrow tunnel of fixed charge (‘doping’). Ionic...
MCW07 Electronic Level Alignment at Metal-Molecule Contacts with a GW Approach
05 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeffrey B. Neaton
Most recent theoretical studies of electron transport in single-molecule junctions rely on a Landauer approach, simplified to treat electron-electron interactions at a mean-field level within...
MCW07 Modeling Charging-based Switching in Molecular Transport Junctions
05 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sina Yeganeh, Misha Galperin, Mark A. Ratner
We will discuss several proposed explanations for the switching and negative differential resistance behavior seen in some molecular junctions. It is shown that a proposed polaron model is...