How to: Conformational search using semi-empirical GFN2-xTB

A short tutorial for using GFN2-xTB method to explore the conformational space of flexible molecules and for generating solvation structures for molecules in solvent clusters.

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Let's build! Hartree-Fock code from first principles part 3

A closer look at the Roothan-Hall equations and how we should go about solving them. We construct an initial guess using the core Hamiltonian and build all the necessary components for the SCF cycle.

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How to: Dispersion coefficients from TDDFT

A short example for computing dispersion coefficient of methane using TDDFT in PySCF.

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Let's build! Hartree-Fock code from first principles part 4

Let's implement what we have so far and construct a full SCF cycle.

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Let's build! Nudged elastic band method from first principles

The nudgen elastic band procedure is constructed to calculate the minimum energy path along two minima on a simple two dimensional potential energy surface.

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Let's build! Hartree-Fock code from first principles part 1

Introduction to the diagonalization of a quantum mechanical Hamiltonian

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How to: Solvation energy for ionic species using DFT

A short tutorial for how the dielectric continuum solvent models can be used to calculate the solvation free energies for different solvated (ionic) species.

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Let's build! Hartree-Fock code from first principles part 2

How do get to the Roothan-Hall equations and how do we get rid of the overlap matrix?

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