By Luca M. Ghiringhelli, Evert Jan Meijer (auth.), Luciano Colombo, Annalisa Fasolino (eds.)
During the final 20 years, the multiplicity of strength carbon constructions has constantly posed an impressive problem to theoretical and computational physicists. numerous diverse equipment are presently getting used to review the constitution and the houses of such structures. those equipment comprise simulations in accordance with empirical potentials, tight-binding calculations and density useful idea (DFT). a mix of those equipment is required to make major growth within the carbon field.
This quantity presents the reader with a survey of state of the art theoretical and computational contributions that includes novel carbon structures (excluding nanotubes). The chapters are authored by way of top researchers who're all actively concerned with diversified points of carbon constitution and estate elucidation. therefore, various equipment are provided to the reader. The editors have effectively compiled an informative e-book that:
showcases the most recent ends up in carbon materials
demonstrates how various theoretical equipment are combined
explains how new carbon constructions are predicted
Computer-Based Modeling of Novel Carbon platforms and Their Properties is geared toward complex undergraduates, graduates, and researchers with an curiosity in computational nanomaterials.