By Trygve Helgaker
Ab initio quantum chemistry has emerged as a huge instrument in chemical examine and is appliced to a large choice of difficulties in chemistry and molecular physics. fresh advancements of computational equipment have enabled formerly intractable chemical difficulties to be solved utilizing rigorous quantum-mechanical methods.
this is often the 1st entire, updated and technical paintings to hide the entire very important elements of contemporary molecular electronic-structure conception. themes coated within the ebook include:
* moment quantization with spin adaptation
* Gaussian foundation units and molecular-integral evaluation
* Hartree-Fock theory
* Configuration-interaction and multi-configurational self-consistent theory
* Coupled-cluster concept for floor and excited states
* Perturbation thought for unmarried- and multi-configurational states
* Linear-scaling innovations and the quick multipole method
* Explicity correlated wave functions
* Basis-set convergence and extrapolation
* Calibration and benchmarking of computational equipment, with purposes to moelcular equilibrium constitution, atomization energies and response enthalpies.
Molecular Electronic-Structure idea makes large use of numerical examples, designed to demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of every procedure handled. additionally, statements in regards to the usefulness and deficiencies of a number of the equipment are supported via genuine examples, not only version calculations. difficulties and workouts are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy, entire with tricks and solutions.
This e-book is a needs to for researchers within the box of quantum chemistry in addition to for nonspecialists who desire to gather a radical knowing of ab initio molecular electronic-structure idea and its functions to difficulties in chemistry and physics. it's also hugely urged for the instructing of graduates and complicated undergraduates.
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Molecular electronic-structure theory by Trygve Helgaker