John P. Perdew, Ph.D.
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics and Chemistry
Temple University



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Solid State Theory/Density Functional Theory

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J. Sun, B. Xiao, Y. Fang, R. Haunschild, P. Hao, A. Ruzsinszky, G.I. Csonka, G.E. Scuseria, and J.P. Perdew, Covalent, Metallic, and Weak Bonds from a Semilocal Density Functional with the Right Ingredients, submitted, arXiv:1303.5688 (2013).

Y. Fang, B. Xiao, J. Tao, J. Sun, and J.P. Perdew, Ice Phases under Ambient and High Pressure: Insights for Density Functional Theory, Physical Review B 87, 21401 (2013).

A. Ruzsinszky, J.P. Perdew, J. Tao, G.I. Csonka, and J.M. Pitarke, van der Waals Coefficients for Nanoclusters: Fullerenes Defy Conventional Wisdom, Physical Review Letters 109, 233203 (2012).

J.P. Perdew, A. Ruzsinszky, J. Sun, S. Glindmeyer, and G.I. Csonka, van der Waals Interaction as a Summable Asymptotic Series, Physical Review A 86, 062714 (2012).

B. Xiao, J. Sun, A. Ruzsinszky, J. Feng, and J.P. Perdew, Structural Phase Transitions in Si and SiO2 Crystals via the Random Phase Approximation, Physical Review B 86, 094109 (2012).

J. Tao, J.P. Perdew, and A. Ruzsinszky, Accurate van der Waals Coefficients from Density Functional Theory, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 109, 18-21 (2012).

J. Sun, M. Marsman, A. Ruzsinszky, G. Kresse, and J.P. Perdew, Improved Lattice Constants, Surface Energies, and CO Desorption Energies from a Semilocal Density Functional, Physical Review B 83, 121410-4 (Rapid Communications) (2011).