CECAM/Marvel/Psi-k School on Path Integral Quantum Mechanics: From the Basics to the Latest Developments

Organisers: Michele Ceriotti, Tom Markland, Jeremy Richardson and Mariana Rossi Dates: 25 -29 June, 2018 We convened a School on Path Integral Quantum Mechanics at the CECAM headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The school gathered together 17 speakers (11 invited and 6 contributed) and 46 participants affiliated with 15 different countries. We received a total of … Continue reading CECAM/Marvel/Psi-k School on Path Integral Quantum Mechanics: From the Basics to the Latest Developments

Nothing is perfect – the quantum mechanics of defects

Scientific report on the conference “Nothing is perfect – the quantum mechanics of defects” Ascona, Monte Verità April 26th – April 29th 2015 View the full conference report here. Topic and goal of the conference In recent years we have been observing huge progress in first principles defect science. However, due to the widespread interest … Continue reading Nothing is perfect – the quantum mechanics of defects

Hermes 2018 Summer School in Computational Materials Science and Scientific Communication

Introduction Hermes 2018 Summer school began with an inspiring introductory lecture from keynote speaker Prof. Adrian Sutton, sharing with us his exciting story of his academic work and personal journey in condensed matter physics and materials science. Prof. Sutton is a fellow of the Royal Society and one of the founders of the Thomas Young … Continue reading Hermes 2018 Summer School in Computational Materials Science and Scientific Communication

Psi-k Workshops 2018

Download the full PDF of the 2018 workshops poster here. NOMAD (Novel Materials Discovery) Industry workshop 5-6 February 2018 Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK Final Report Frontiers of Electronic Structure Theory: Correlated Electron Materials (Symposium at DPG Spring Meeting) 11-16 March 2018 Berlin, Germany Final Report Electron-phonon physics from first principles 19-23 March 2018 Trieste, Italy … Continue reading Psi-k Workshops 2018

Report: Workshop on Electronic Structure Theory with Numeric Atom-Centered Basis Functions 2018, July 9-11, Munich

This workshop held July 9 to 11, 2018, focused on methods that leverage localized, numeric atom-centered orbital (NAO) basis functions, a choice upon which a number of the strongest available electronic structure developments are founded. The workshop brought together key players from the FHI-aims code and related European and international efforts to highlight, discuss, and … Continue reading Report: Workshop on Electronic Structure Theory with Numeric Atom-Centered Basis Functions 2018, July 9-11, Munich

Scientific report on the 17th International Conference on Density-Functional Theory and its Applications

The 17th International Conference on Density-Functional Theory and its Applications (DFT2017) took place in Tällberg, Sweden, in August 2017. The conference belongs to a series of biennial meetings, which have taken place in Paris (1995), Vienna (1997), Rome (1999), Madrid (2001), Brussels (2003), Geneva (2005), Amsterdam (2007), Lyon (2009), Athens (2011), Durham (2013), Debrecen (2015) … Continue reading Scientific report on the 17th International Conference on Density-Functional Theory and its Applications

Psi-k Workshops 2016

Download the full PDF of the workshop poster here. Title Date Location Towards a Common Format for Computational Materials Science Data 25 January – 5 February 2016 Lausanne, Switzerland Final Report EUSpec Winter School 2016 – Fundamentals and applications of ab-initio methods in spectroscopy 1-11 February 2016 University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia Final Report Probing … Continue reading Psi-k Workshops 2016

Psi-k workshops 2015

Psi-k / CECAM research conference – Frontiers of first-principles simulations: materials design and discovery, 1-5 February, Berlin, Germany Emergent structural and electronic phenomena at interfaces of nanoscale oxides, 8-10 April, CECAM Lausanne, Switzerland Excitations in realistic materials using Yambo on massively parallel architectures, 13-17 April, CECAM Lausanne, Switzerland Perspectives of many-particle methods: Total energy, spectroscopy … Continue reading Psi-k workshops 2015

April workshops…

Perspectives of many- particle methods: Total energy, spectroscopy and time-dependent dynamics – 20 to 24 April – University of Bremen, Germany Nothing is Perfect: The Quantum Mechanics of Defects – 26 to 29 April – Ascona, Switzerland 7th ABINIT Developer Workshop – 28 to 30 April – Liege, Belgium