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Computational Methods in Condensed Matter : Electronic Structure - A.A. Katsnelson

Computational Methods in Condensed Matter

Electronic Structure

Hardcover Published: 2nd March 1992
ISBN: 9780883188651
Number Of Pages: 205

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"Blurb & Contents" This current and comprehensive treatment of the physics of small- amplitude waves in hot magnetized plasmas provides a thorough update of the author's classic Theory of Plasma Waves. New topics include quasi-linear theory, inhomogeneous plasmas, collisions, absolute and convective instability, and mode conversion. Valuable for graduates and advanced undergraduates and an indispensable reference work for researchers in plasmas, controlled fusion, and space science.

Forewordp. 1
Electronic states in condensed matter
The many-body problem in condensed matter theoryp. 3
Uniform electron gasp. 17
Nonuniform electron gasp. 32
The DFT and a description of excited statesp. 46
Methods of calculating the electronic structure of condensed matter
The problem of calculating the electronic states of condensed matterp. 63
Methods of calculating the band structure of crystalsp. 69
Linear methods in band theoryp. 80
Electronic structure of crystal surfacesp. 91
Self-consistency in calculating the electronic structure of condensed matterp. 95
The Green's function method in defect theoryp. 100
The cluster method for calculating the electronic structure of condensed matterp. 106
Approaches to calculating the electronic structure of alloysp. 111
Calculation of the electronic structure of liquid metals and meltsp. 114
Application of density functional theory to calculations by means of molecular dynamicsp. 120
The pseudopotential method
Introduction, certain modern problems of the pseudopotential methodp. 123
The OPW: Formulation of the pseudopotential approximationp. 134
Model pseudopotentialsp. 139
Temperature dependence of the pseudopotential form factorp. 145
The pseudopotentials of the d metalsp. 146
Pseudopotential screeningp. 150
Binding energy of metalsp. 156
The pseudopotential method and electron density functional theory, binding energy pp. 159
Application of electronic theory to calculation of physical properties
Calculation results for the binding energy and their comparison to experimentp. 163
Methods of calculating the elastic properties and dynamical matrixp. 166
Free energy and the equation of states of metalsp. 168
Calculation of electrical propertiesp. 170
Calculation of x-ray spectrap. 179
Optical characteristics of condensed systemsp. 182
Thermodynamic properties of molten alloysp. 191
Estimation of the superconducting transition temperaturep. 193
Referencesp. 197
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ISBN: 9780883188651
ISBN-10: 0883188651
Series: Aip Translation Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 205
Published: 2nd March 1992
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.48