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by Thijssen, J. M. (Joseph Marie) [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004): Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013Edition: 2nd edition, 1st paperback edition.Description: xv, 620 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781107677135 (pbk).Subject(s): Mathematical physics | Condensed matter -- Mathematics | Physics -- Data processingOnline resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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 Schroedinger 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.
Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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 Schroedinger 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.

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.