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3 min. Research Talk: Computational Catalysis - Creating a User-Friendly Tool for Research and Education
31 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Kevin Greenman
Heterogeneous catalysis is used in a significant portion of production processes in the industrialized world, which makes maximizing the efficiency of catalysts a high priority. However, the immense number of candidates for new catalysts precludes the possibility of testing all of them by...
06 Dec 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Dongsheng Wen, Alejandro Strachan
Calculate ground state energy of Helium atom with DFT.
Electronic Structure and Transport Properties of Graphene on Hexagonal Boron Nitride
06 Dec 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Shukai Yao, Luis Regalado Bermejo, Alejandro Strachan
Graphene is a zero-bandgap conductor with high carrier mobility. It is desired to search for an opening of band structure of graphene such that this kind of material can be applied in electronic devices. Depositing hexagonal Boron Nitride (h-BN) opens a bandgap in the band structure of...
Computational Catalysis with Density Functional Theory
08 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Kevin Greenman, Peilin Liao
Computational Catalysis with DFT
01 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Kevin Greenman, Peilin Liao
DFT tool for studying heterogeneous catalysis
High Pressure DFT Data
20 Feb 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Austin Zadoks, Sam Reeve, Karthik Guda Vishnu, Alejandro Strachan
Query and retrieve elastic constants and phase stability data from high-pressure DFT calculations
Dibya Prakash Rai
Using DFT to Predict the Equilibrium Lattice Parameter and Bulk Modulus of Crystalline Materials
23 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: André Schleife, Materials Science and Engineering at Illinois
This activity guides users through the use of DFT calculations with Quantum ESPRESSO in nanoHUB to calculate the total energy of a crystal structure. By varying the volume of the structure, and calculating the associated energies, the equilibirum structure can be found. Users are...
Using DFT to Simulate the Band Structure and Density of States of Crystalline Materials
In this activity, DFT is used to simulate the band structure and density of states of several crystalline semiconductors. Users are instructed in how to use the Bilbao Crystallographic Server to select a path through the Brillouin zone for each structure. This activity is adapted from an...
Computer Modeling Module: Chemical Reaction Simulation using SIESTA
23 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Lan Li
This activity guides students through a module using the SIESTA DFT tool that is housed within the MIT Atomic Scale Modeling Toolkit on nanoHUB. Instructional videos, background reading, reminders and the assignment are included.Learning outcomes:Get familiar with SIESTA tool and activation...
2016 IMECE Tutorials on Phonon Transport Modeling
04 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Alan McGaughey, Xiulin Ruan
Advances in theoretical methodologies and computational power in the last fifteen years have enabled the prediction of phonon properties with high resolution and fidelity. Notably, the use of molecular dynamics simulations, lattice dynamics calculations, density functional theory calculations,...
Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling L4: Anharmonic Lattice dynamics, First Principles
Part of the 2016 IMECE Tutorial: Fundamentals of Phonon Transport Modeling: Formulation, Implementation, and Applications.
Machine learned approximations to Density Functional Theory Hamiltonians - Towards High-Throughput Screening of Electronic Structure and Transport in Materials
13 Dec 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Ganesh Krishna Hegde
We present results from our recent work on direct machine learning of DFT Hamiltonians. We show that approximating DFT Hamiltonians accurately by direct learning is feasible and compare them to existing semi-empirical approaches to the problem. The technique we have proposed requires little...
OQMD: The Open Quantum Materials Database
03 Nov 2016 |
Posted by Tanya Faltens
GGA-PBE Prediction of TiC Bulk Modulus
31 Oct 2016 |
Posted by David M Guzman
Si band structure sequence
30 Oct 2016 |
Posted by Tanya Faltens