Advanced Topics of Theoretical Physics I: The electronic structure of matter
by Peter E. Blöchl
Publisher: TU Clausthal 2013
Number of pages: 302
This book provides an introduction into the quantum mechanics of the interacting electron gas. It aims at students at the graduate level, that already have a good understanding on one-particle quantum mechanics. My aim is to include all proofs in a comprehensive and hopefully water-tight manner.
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by Patrick Rinke - Fritz Haber Institute
The ever growing field of Computational electronic structure theory combines theoretical physics and chemistry, math and computer science. The goal is to have a theory that accurately and reliably predicts material properties from first principles.
Contents: Electron configuration; Tight binding; Nearly free electron model; Hartree-Fock method; Modern valence bond; Generalized valence bond; Moller-Plesset perturbation theory; Configuration interaction; Coupled cluster; etc.
by Ursula Röthlisberger, Ivano Tavernelli - EPFL
The text introduces the basic notions of computational quantum chemistry, which allow to explore reaction mechanisms and explain observations of laboratory reactions. Methods for quantum chemistry can also be applied to solid state physics problems.
by Raffaele Resta
From the table of contents: theory of the electronic ground state; screening and electrostatics; formal linear response theory; electron gas results; pseudopotential perturbation theory; ground state of periodic solids; lattice dynamics.