Density Functional Theory

  • N. C. Handy
Part of the Centre de Physique des Houches book series (LHWINTER, volume 4)


The purpose of this course is to give an understanding of Density Functional Theory (DFT), as it is presently used in computational chemistry. Let us first understand why there has been a revival of interest in DFT by computational chemists.


Density Functional Theory Exchange Energy Local Density Approximation Exchange Hole Dynamic Correlation 
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  • N. C. Handy
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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