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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,...
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.