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DFT references

General open-access introductory material on DFT

  1. Wikipedia Density Functional Theory, Website
  2. Introductory notes on Density Functional Theory, G. Mogni
  3. "The planewave pseudopotential method", C.J. Pickard
  4. Open Educational Resources database, Quantum Server website

Seminal historic papers on DFT

  1. P. Hohenberg and W. Kohn, Phys. Rev. 136, B864 1964, source
  2. W. Kohn and L. J. Sham, Phys. Rev. 140, A1133 1965, source

Books on DFT

  1. R.M. Martin: "Electronic Structure: Basic Theory and Practical Methods"; Cambridge University Press (2008)
  2. David Sholl and Janice A. Steckel: "Density Functional Theory: A Practical Introduction" (2009)
  3. Eberhard Engel and Reiner M. Dreizler: "Density Functional Theory: An Advanced Course" (2011)
  4. Feliciano Giustino: "Materials Modelling Using Density Functional Theory: Properties and Predictions" (2014)
  5. Takao Tsuneda: "Density Functional Theory in Quantum Chemistry" (2014)
  6. J. Kohanoff: "Electronic structure calculations for solids and molecules"; Cambridge University Press (2006)
  7. D.J. Singh and L. Nordstrom: "Planewaves, pseudopotentials, and the LAPW method"; Springer, second edition (2006)

Review articles

  1. R.O. Jones and O. Gunnarsson: "The density functional formalism, its applications and prospects"; Rev. Mod. Phys., 61:689–746, 1989.
  2. M.C. Payne, M.P. Teter, D.C. Allan, T.A. Arias, and J.D. Joannopoulos: "Iterative minimization techniques for ab-initio total energy calculations: molecular dynamics and conjugate gradients"; Rev. Mod. Phys., 64:1045–1097, 1992.
  3. R. O. Jones, Introduction to Density Functional Theory and Exchange-Correlation Energy Functionals, "Computational Nanoscience: Do It Yourself!", John von Neumann Institute for Computing, Julich, 2006