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  1. Optical and Thermodynamic properties of noble metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.

    06 May 2009 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, George C. Schatz

    This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical methods will be applied to the study of metallic...


  2. 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...