Mathematical Physics in Theoretical Chemistry deals with important topics in theoretical and computational chemistry. Topics covered include density functional theory, computational methods in biological chemistry, and Hartree-Fock methods. As the second volume in the Developments in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry series, this volume further highlights the major advances and developments in research, also serving as a basis for advanced study. With a multidisciplinary and encompassing structure guided by a highly experienced editor, the series is designed to enable researchers in both academia and industry stay abreast of developments in physical and theoretical chemistry.
- Brings together the most important aspects and recent advances in theoretical and computational chemistry
- Covers computational methods for small molecules, density-functional methods, and computational chemistry on personal and quantum computers
- Presents cutting-edge developments in theoretical and computational chemistry that are applicable to graduate students and research professionals in chemistry, physics, materials science and biochemistry
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1. The Hartree-Fock Approximation 2. Slater and Gaussian Basis Functions and Computation of Molecular Integrals 3. Post Hartree-Fock Methods: Configuration Interaction, Many-Body Perturbation Theory, Couple-Cluster Theory 4. Density-Functional Methods 5. Vibrational Energies and Partition Functions 6. Quantum Monte-Carlo 7. Computational Chemistry on Personal Computers 9. Chemical Applications of Graph Theory 10. Singularity Analysis in Quantum Chemistry 11. Diagrammatic Methods in Quantum Chemistry 12. Quantum Chemistry on a Quantum Computer
S.M. Blinder is a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a telecommuting senior scientist with Wolfram Research in Champaign, Illinois. His research interests within the fields of theoretical chemistry and mathematical physics have included applications of quantum mechanics to atomic and molecular structure, theory and applications of Coulomb Propagators, structure and self-energy of the electron, supersymmetric quantum mechanics, and quantum computers. He is the author of four books and over 200 journal articles in theoretical chemistry and mathematical physics.
House, James E.
J.E. House is Scholar in Residence, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Illinois State University. He received BS and MA degrees from Southern Illinois University and the PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana. In his 32 years at Illinois State, he taught a variety of courses in inorganic and physical chemistry. He has authored almost 150 publications in chemistry journals, many dealing with reactions in solid materials, as well as books on chemical kinetics, quantum mechanics, and inorganic chemistry. He was elected Professor of the Year in 2011 by the student body at Illinois Wesleyan University. He has also been elected to the Southern Illinois University Chemistry Alumni Hall of Fame. He is the Series Editor for Elsevier's Developments in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry series, and a member of the editorial board of The Chemical Educator.