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This booklet comprises the papers provided at a convention organised in honour of H.B.G. Casimir's eightieth birthday. striking scientists from diverse fields of analysis have been invited to debate vital contemporary advancements and positioned them in a broader perspective.The ensuing e-book is dedicated to the next relationships among basic actual study and technological developments:- - the prognoses of Read more...

summary: This publication includes the papers awarded at a convention organised in honour of H.B.G. Casimir's eightieth birthday. remarkable scientists from assorted fields of analysis have been invited to debate vital fresh advancements and placed them in a broader perspective.The ensuing booklet is dedicated to the subsequent relationships among basic actual examine and technological developments:- - the prognoses of technologically suitable phenomena at the foundation of actual learn; - the dependence of technological advancements on actual examine; - the spin-off of actual

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4 In the next section we shall discuss a number of applications of the density functional theory. Three of these applications (defects in semiconductors, magnetic materials and the emission of light in semiconductors) relate to research at Philips Research Laboratories, Eind­ hoven. T h e other two applications (semiconductors and semiconductor surfaces) relate to work done elsewhere. 4 A version of the Hartree-Fock theory related to the density functional theory is the Hartree-Fock-Slater theory.

36 Schuurmans alloys of elements found in the \ hatched part of the Periodic Table. Elements t h a t are well known as magnetic materials are Fe, Co and Ni. T h e best permanent magnets are based on the compounds Nd Fei4B, S m C o and S1TI2C017. 2 5 T h e subject of this article is the ab initio calculation of material properties. After evaluat­ ing the complexity of this problem we shall discuss the density functional theory [2]. Most ab initio calculations for solids are based on this theory.

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