Computational Methods for Electromagnetic Phenomena: Electrostatics in Solvation, Scattering, and Electron Transport

Computational Methods for Electromagnetic Phenomena: Electrostatics in Solvation, Scattering, and Electron Transport

by Wei Cai

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ISBN-13: 9781107021051
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/03/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 461
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Wei Cai has been a full professor at the University of North Carolina since 1999. He has also taught and conducted research at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Peking University, Fudan University and Shanghai Jiaotong University. He has published over 80 referred journal articles and was awarded the prestigious Feng Kang prize in scientific computing in 2005.

Table of Contents

Part I. Electrostatics in Solvations: 1. Dielectric constant and fluctuation formulae for molecular dynamics; 2. Poisson-Boltzmann electrostatics and analytical approximations; 3. Numerical methods for Poisson-Boltzmann equations; 4. Fast algorithms for long-range interactions; Part II. Electromagnetic Scattering: 5. Maxwell equations, potentials, and physical/artificial boundary conditions; 6. Dyadic Green's functions in layered media; 7. High order methods for surface electromagnetic integral equations; 8. High order hierarchical Nedelec edge elements; 9. Time domain methods - discontinuous Galerkin method and Yee scheme; 10. Computing scattering in periodic structures and surface plasmons; 11. Solving Schrödinger equations in waveguides and quantum dots; Part III. Electron Transport: 12. Quantum electron transport in semiconductors; 13. Non-equilibrium Green's function (NEGF) methods for transport; 14. Numerical methods for Wigner quantum transport; 15. Hydrodynamics electron transport and finite difference methods; 16. Transport models in plasma media and numerical methods.

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