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Online Presentations (1-3 of 3)

  1. The basics of quantum Monte Carlo

    15 Jun 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Lucas Wagner, Jeffrey C Grossman, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    Quantum Monte Carlo is a highly accurate method to approximately solve the Schrodinger equation. I explain quantum Monte Carlo in a way that should be accessible to someone who is somewhat familiar with quantum mechanics. The discussion is mostly conceptual.Lucas Wagner is a postdoctoral...

  2. Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges

    10 May 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

  3. A Gentle Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nanoscience

    13 Feb 2006 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Ratner

    While the Greek root nano just means dwarf, the nanoscale has become a giant focus of contemporary science and technology. We will examine the fundamental issues underlying the excitement involved in nanoscale research - what, why and how. Specific topics include assembly, properties,...