Date & Time:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016; 1 PM
The first part of the talk is a high-level review of modern technologies for atomic-level modelling of materials. The second part discusses band gap calculations and MERL results for semi-conductors.
Centre Francais en Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire-Ile-de-France (CFCAM-IdF)
Gilles Zerah is one of the developers and advisors of the ABINIT - the world famous software to model systems made of electrons and nuclei (molecules and periodic solids) within Density Functional Theory (DFT). Formerly the head of the Departement de physique theorique et appliquee, CEA-Bruyeres Le Chatel, France, Dr. Zerah currently is a Director of Centre Francais en Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire-Ile-de-France (CFCAM-IdF). His publications can be found at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=fGypdfIAAAAJ