Higher education credits in science and engineering
120 credits with Density Functional Theory (DFT) I.
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About the course:
To calculate materials specific properties, one needs to solve Kohn-Sham equations in DFT numerically with a handful of different types of basis sets depending on the problem to be solved. With the advent of powerful computers and the development of state-of-the- art electronic structure codes, it is nowadays possible to predict properties even within an accuracy of few meVs. This course will cover basics of different electronic structure methods based on DFT. Sophisticated codes employed nowadays for the calculations of materials-specific properties in physics, chemistry and biology will be demonstrated in the hands-on-session. You will have a very good practical knowledge of quantum mechanical computations of materials properties, which can be directly compared with experiments.