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A Primer in Density-Functional Theory

Authors: C. Fiolhais, F. Nogueira, and M.A.L. Marques (Eds.)

Ref.: Lecture Notes in Physics (Springer, Berlin) 620 (2003)

Abstract: Density functional theory (DFT) is by now a well-established method for tackling the quantum mechanics of many-body systems. Originally applied to compute properties of atoms and simple molecules, DFT has quickly become a work horse for more complex applications in the chemical and materials sciences. The present set of lectures, spanning the whole range from basic principles to relativistic and time-dependent extensions of the theory, is the ideal introduction for graduate students or nonspecialist researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with both the basic and most advanced techniques in this field.

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