MSE 5720

MSE 5720

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

An introduction to state-of-the-art computational methods in materials research with an emphasis on the atomic-scale and hands-on modeling using supercomputers. The course will focus primarily on firstprinciples quantum mechanical techniques (Density Functional Theory) for modeling extended (periodic) materials and properties, including electronic structure, vibrational properties, surfaces and interfaces, phase transformations and kinetics. Covers approaches to modeling a wide range of materials, including metals, ceramics and semiconductors.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: MSE 3030 or MSE 6010 or equivalent, MSE 5715.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 11616MSE 5720  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.