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Issue No. 02 - March-April (2012 vol. 14)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 55-59
Derek Stewart , Cornell University
<p>Density functional theory is a leading approach for simulating materials. However, the basis set used in calculations can directly affect our understanding of a material. By comparing two basis sets for graphene, this highlights an important subtle point for computational materials science and how it can affect interpretation of characterization techniques and electronic transport predictions.</p>
Density functional theory, basis set, graphene, electronic structure, computational materials science, scientific computing

D. Stewart, "A Cautionary Tale of Two Basis Sets and Graphene," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 14, no. , pp. 55-59, 2011.
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