Topics

Topics to be covered during the school include:

  • Quantum Espresso with GPUs
  • Maximally-localized Wannier functions
  • Theory of electron-phonon coupling
  • Carrier transport
  • Phonon-mediated superconductivity
  • Optical spectra including direct and phonon-assisted optical transitions
  • Exciton-phonon interactions
  • Polarons and self-trapped excitons
  • Special displacement method for finite-temperature calculations
  • GW quasiparticle band structures
  • Excitons and Bethe-Salpeter equation
  • GW perturbation theory
  • Jupyter Notebooks for excited-states calculations


Hands-on tutorial sessions will be based on the following open-source codes:

Group photos from previous in-person events

University of Texas at Austin, 2022


International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste 2018

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