Prof. Dr. Matthias Scheffler

Research interests

Kinetic Monte Carlo simulation, ab initio DFT, electronic structure theory, density-functional theory, first-principles statistical mechanics

Research Fields in UniCat

Research Field D1
Research Field D2

2007-2011: A1, A2, C3

Selection of research projects

  • Self-consistent calculations of the electronic structure
  • Theoretical studies of magnetic properties

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Scheffler

Matthias Scheffler
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft / Director of the Theory Department
Faradayweg 4-6
Berlin , 14195
+49 30 8413-4711