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Computational physics

Author: J M Thijssen
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With an emphasis on condensed matter applications, this volume describes computational methods used in theoretical physics. Following an overview of the topic, the book moves on to explore quantum scattering with a spherically symmetric potential.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J M Thijssen
ISBN: 0521052157 9780521052153 0521573041 9780521573047 0521575885 9780521575881
OCLC Number: 39545538
Description: xiii, 546 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Quantum scattering with a spherically symmetric potential --
3. The variational method for the Schrodinger equation --
4. The Hartree-Fock method --
5. Density functional theory --
6. Solving the Schrodinger equation in periodic solids --
7. Classical statistical mechanics --
8. Molecular dynamics simulations --
9. Quantum molecular dynamics --
10. The Monte Carlo method --
11. Transfer matrix methods --
12. Quantum Monte Carlo methods --
13. Computational methods for lattice field theories --
14. High performance computing and parallelism --
App. A. Numerical methods --
App. B. Random number generators.
Responsibility: J.M. Thijssen.
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