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First Principles Approaches to Spectroscopic Properties of Complex Materials

  • Cristiana Di Valentin
  • Silvana Botti
  • Matteo Cococcioni

Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry book series (TOPCURRCHEM, volume 347)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mariachiara Pastore, Annabella Selloni, Simona Fantacci, Filippo De Angelis
    Pages 1-45
  3. Ismaila Dabo, Andrea Ferretti, Nicola Marzari
    Pages 193-233
  4. S. Sharma, J. K. Dewhurst, E. K. U. Gross
    Pages 235-257
  5. Christoph Friedrich, Ersoy Şaşıoğlu, Mathias Müller, Arno Schindlmayr, Stefan Blügel
    Pages 259-301
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 385-392

About this book


The series Topics in Current Chemistry presents critical reviews of the present and future trends in modern chemical research. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether in academia or industry, a comprehensive insight into an area where new research is emerging which is of interest to a larger scientific audience. Each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years are presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. The coverage is not intended to be an exhaustive summary of the field or include large quantities of data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the methodological thinking that will allow the non-specialist reader to understand the information presented. Contributions also offer an outlook on potential future developments in the field. Review articles for the individual volumes are invited by the volume editors. Readership: research chemists at universities or in industry, graduate students.

Editors and affiliations

  • Cristiana Di Valentin
    • 1
  • Silvana Botti
    • 2
  • Matteo Cococcioni
    • 3
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienza dei MaterialiUniversità di Milano-Bicoccavia Cozzi 55 20125Italy
  2. 2.UMR5306 Université Lyon 1-CNRS Université LyonInstitut Lumière Matière and ETSFVilleurbanneFrance
  3. 3.Éole polytechnique fédérale de LausanneInstitute of MaterialsLausanneSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title First Principles Approaches to Spectroscopic Properties of Complex Materials
  • Editors Cristiana Di Valentin
    Silvana Botti
    Matteo Cococcioni
  • Series Title Topics in Current Chemistry
  • Series Abbreviated Title Topics Current Chemistry
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science Chemistry and Material Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-642-55067-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-662-51178-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-55068-3
  • Series ISSN 0340-1022
  • Series E-ISSN 1436-5049
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 392
  • Number of Illustrations 25 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Materials Science, general
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“The editors present the book as an overview of state-of-the-art methods in computational spectroscopy, a guide to approximations and how to expand DFT predicting power, thus providing a scenario of expected evolution. … a special merit of the editors and of this collection of articles is the size and completeness of the chapters, each one enriched by monumental bibliographies, which makes this book extremely useful.” (Giorgio Benedek, Il Nuovo Saggiatore,, Vol. 31 (5-6), 2015)