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1998 Nobel Prize Chemistry Winner Walter Kohn, John Pople News

Studies of electron density lead to discovery of disturbing trends in modern computational chemistry

Phys.Org
Density functional theory (DFT) and the Hohenberg-Kohn theorems comprised a breakthrough for computational methods in quantum chemistry. The theorems basically say that the average number of electrons located at any one point in space—otherwise ...

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Welcome to Lab 2.0 Where Computers Replace Experimental Science

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Firstly, Pierre Hohenberg, Walter Kohn and Lu Jeu Sham turned the interaction problem on its head in the 1960s, greatly simplifying and improving theory. They showed that the electronic density — a quantum mechanical probability that is fairly easy to ...

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Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, dies at 93

The Times of Israel
Kohn received the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which he shared with British-born scientist John Pople. His research, which spanned the fields of physics and chemistry, applied quantum mechanics and advanced mathematics to explain complex chemical ...

1998 Nobel Prize Chemistry Winner Walter Kohn, John Pople News

Walter Kohn dies at 93; UC Santa Barbara physicist shared Nobel Prize in chemistry

Los Angeles Times
Walter Kohn, a UC Santa Barbara physicist who shared a Nobel Prize for a widely used theory in materials science — and who warned that "science is both a wonderful and terrible force in our world" — died April 19. He was 93. Kohn's health had ...

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