Non-covalent Interactions in Quantum Chemistry and Physics

Non-covalent Interactions in Quantum Chemistry and Physics : Theory and Applications

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Non-covalent Interactions in Quantum Chemistry and Physics: Theory and Applications provides an entry point for newcomers and a standard reference for researchers publishing in the area of non-covalent interactions. Written by the leading experts in this field, the book enables experienced researchers to keep up with the most recent developments, emerging methods, and relevant applications.

The book gives a comprehensive, in-depth overview of the available quantum-chemistry methods for intermolecular interactions and details the most relevant fields of application for those techniques. Theory and applications are put side-by-side, which allows the reader to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of different computational techniques.
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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 31.75mm | 1,000g
  • United States
  • English
  • 012809835X
  • 9780128098356

Table of contents

Foreword by Axel D. Becke
Part I: Theory
1. Physical Basis of Intermolecular Interactions by Anthony J. Stone
2. Energy Partition Analyses: Symmetry-Adapted Perturbation Theory and Other Techniques by E. Francisco and A. Martin Pendas
3. Intermolecular Interaction Energies from Kohn-Sham Random Phase Approximation Correlation Methods by Andreas Hesselmann
4. Wavefunction Theory Approaches to Non-covalent Interactions by C. David Sherrill
5. The Exchange-Hole Dipole Moment Dispersion Model by Erin R. Johnson
6. A Comprehensive Overview of the DFT-D3 London-Dispersion Correction by Lars Goerigk
7. Atom-centered Potentials for Non-covalent Interactions and Other Applications by Gino A. DiLabio
8. The vdW-DF Family of Non-Local Exchange-Correlation Functionals by Elsebeth Schroder, Valentino R. Cooper, Kristian Berland, Bengt I. Lundqvist, Per Hyldgaard, and Timo Thonhauser
Part II: Applications
9. Non-covalent Interactions in Organic Electronic Materials by Mahesh Kumar Ravva, Chad Risko, and Jean-Luc Bredas
10. Non-covalent Interactions in Molecular Crystals by Gregory J. O. Beran, Yonaton N. Heit, and Joshua D. Hartman
11. Molecular Crystal Structure Prediction by Sarah L. Price and Jan Gerit Brandenburg
12. Non-covalent Interactions and Environment Effects by Benedetta Mennucci
13. Surface Adsorption by Jeffrey R. Reimers, Musen Li, Dongya Wan, Tim Gould, and Michael J. Ford
14. Non-covalent Interactions in Nanotechnology by Valentino R. Cooper, Christopher N. Lam, Yangyang Wang, and Bobby G. Sumpter
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About Gino A. Dilabio

Dr. Alberto Otero de la Roza received his Ph.D. from the University of Oviedo (Spain) in 2011 and has since been working on developing and applying quantum chemical methods to the calculation of non-covalent interactions in chemical systems. With a record of recent activity in the field (30 articles on the topic, including one comprehensive review), Dr. Otero de la Roza is an expert in the development and application of computational methods for non-covalent interactions. Professor Gino A. DiLabio has been the Head of the Department of Chemistry at the Okanagan Campus of the University of British Columbia since 2014. Prior to joining UBC, he spent a decade at the National Institute for Nanotechnology (Canada) as a senior research scientist and most recently as an associate director. He has guided the development of the dispersion-correcting potential approach to improving the ability of density-functional theory (DFT) to predict non-covalent interactions. Of his more than 120 papers, ca. 40 of them have been on the development and application of dispersion-corrected DFT and one book chapter on the topic. He also has a patent based on the non-covalent interactions in asphaltenic species.
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