Part I. Quantum Chemical Methods: Theory and Computation in the Study of Molecular Structure.- Coupled-Cluster and Configuration-Interaction Approaches to Quasidegeneracy.- Noniterative Coupled-Cluster Methods for Excited Electronic States.- Excited State Self-consistent Field Theory using Even-tempered Primitive Gaussian Basis Sets.- Practicable Factorized TDLDA for Arbitrary Density- and Current-Dependent Functionals.- Inequalities Relating the Elements of the Second-Order Reduced Density Matrix.- Strutinsky's Shell-Correction Method in the Extended Kohn-Sham Scheme: Application to the Ionization Potential, Electron Affinity, Electronegativity and Chemical Hardness of Atoms.- Generalized Diabatic Study of Ethylene Isomerism.- Part II. Relativistic and Heavy-Element Systems: Progress with BERTHA: a Relativistic Atomic and Molecular Structure Package.- Generalized RECP Accounting for Breit Effects: Uranium, Plutonium and Superheavy Elements 112, 113, 114.-P,T-Parity Violation Effects in Polar Heavy-Atom Molecules.- QED Calculation of Heavy Multicharged Ions with Account for Correlation, Radiative and Nuclear Effects.- Quantum Calculation of Cooperative Muon-Nuclear Processes: Discharge of Metastable Nuclei During Negative Muon Capture.- Computer Simulations in Heavy Particle Collisions.- Part III. Complexes and Clusters: Study of Interaction Abilities Using an Energy Partitioning Scheme in Some Water Clusters.- Ab initio van der Waals Potential Energy Surfaces. Application to Complexes of Bromine Molecule with Helium Atoms.- One-Electron Pseudo-Potential Investigation of Na(3p2P)Arn Clusters: Electronically Excited Isomers and Emission Spectra.- Understanding Chemical Reactions Involving Non-Adiabatic Transitions: Predissociation of the Electronically Excited Li-HF Complex.- Density Functional Studies of Noble Metal Clusters. Adsorption of O2 and CO on Gold and Silver Clusters.- Three-Gold Cluster as Proton Acceptor inNonconventional Hydrogen Bonds O-H...Au and N-H...Au.- Molecular Modelling of Metal Complexes with Open d-Shell.- Part IV - Complex Systems: Ab-initio Gutzwiller Method: First Application to Plutonium.- Ab-initio Quantum Diffusion in Quasicrystals.-Towards Nanostructured Materials: an Example of Boron Nanotubes.- Stochastic Optimization Methods for Protein Folding.- Index
A collection of 26 papers from the scientific presentations made at the 9th European Workshop on Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics (QSCP-IX) held at Les Houches, France, in September 2004. It encompasses a spectrum of developing topics in which scientists place special emphasis on theoretical methods.
Unique insights into the fields of quantum methodology, heavy-element systems, complexes and clusters
Only carefully selected papers from the workshop
Presents the most advanced methods, results and insights in molecular physics, condensed matter, heavy elements, complexes and clusters, and complex systems