FMH3703 Electronic Structures - Basic Theories and Computational Methods 6.0 credits

Elektronstruktur - grundläggande teorier och beräkningsmetoder

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

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Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

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Admitted to PhD studies

Quantum Physics, first cycle

Solid State Physics, second cycle

Recommended prerequisites

Quantum Physics, first cycle

Solid State Physics, second cycle


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Course compendium: "Brief Introduction to the Density Functional Theory" 

Richard M. Martin, "Electronic Structure - Basic Theory and Practical Methods", Cambridge Univ Press. 2004, ISBN 0-521-78285-6

Examination and completion

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P, F

Examination *

  • RAP1 - Report, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Clas Persson

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ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Clas Persson (

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ITM/Materials Science and Engineering