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"Matter modeling" is a term that was coined by Stack Exchangers! That's why the words "matter" and "modeling" next to each other, don't seem to exist in any of the results in a Google search of "Matter Modeling", apart from this Stack Exchange site, Adam Iaizzi's blog post about this SE site, and maybe our community's ...

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First of all, we assume the matter is constituted by nuclei and electrons, as illustrated by the following figure: Mathematically, the matter is mapped into the following Hamiltonian: $$H=T_e + T_n + V_{ee} + V_{nn} + V_{en} \tag{1}$$ which is called the standard model of condensed matter physics. In principle, all information (ground state/excited state/...

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Disclaimer: These are just some observations; I don't claim to know the answer to this question. There's a lot of overlap between both camps, but I think people tend to stick mostly with one kind of system, in their research. You may be largely correct - I'd just like to point out that if we are looking at the simulation engines (rather than what people do)...

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2020 Furness et al: r$^2$SCAN functional The SCAN functional is the most recent meta-GGA functional constructed from first principles, which satisfies all known bounds. However, SCAN is also numerically pathological: getting converged energies requires huge quadrature grids, and constructing pseudopotentials is difficult. This motivated the construction of ...

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1997 (Marzari & Vanderbilt): MLWF These methods enable a more qualitative view of the electron density by projecting the Bloch wavefunctions into localized Wannier functions [1], which is especially useful when it comes to transition metal systems, but not limited to these. This description enables DFT practitioners to "talk" to the modelling ...

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2016: Reproducibility of DFT calculations (Lejaeghere et al) Lejaeghere et al.$^1$ compared the calculated values for the equation of states for 71 elemental crystals from 15 different widely used DFT codes employing 40 different potentials. They defined a single parameter, Δ, which allowed the comparison of EOS calculated with different codes, giving a ...

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