## Computational Solid State Physics: Proceedings of an International Symposium Held October 6–8, 1971, in Wildbad, GermanyDuring the past 20 years, solid state physics has become one of the major branches of physics. 1-2 Today over one-third of all scientific articles published in physics deal with solid state 3 topics. During the last two decades, there has also been ra~id growth of scientific computation in a wide variety of fields. -5 The combination of solid state physics and comp~tation may be termed computational solid state physics. This emerging field is distin guished from theoretical solid state physics only to the extent that electronic computers rather than slide rules or backs of envelopes are used to solve numerical or logical problems, test scientific hypotheses, and discover the essential physical content of formal mathematical theories. Papers in computational solid state physics are widely scatter ed in the literature. They can be found in the traditional physics journals and review series, such as The Physical Review and Solid State Physics; in more specialized publications, such as Journal of Computational Physics, Computer Physics Communications, and Methods in Computational Physics; and in the proceedings of a number of re 6 9 cent conferences and seminar courses. - Plans for holding an International Symposium on Computational Solid State Physics in early October 1971 were formulated by Dr. |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS | 3 |

PHOTOEMISSION STUDIES OF THE ELECTRONIC | 23 |

INVESTIGATION OF INNER SHELL EXCITATIONS | 43 |

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absorption alkali halides amorphous anharmonic approximation atoms band calculations band structure Brillouin zone charge density Chem computational conduction band configuration contribution convergence copper core Coulomb cubic curve d-bands defect described dielectric function discussed dislocation effects elastic electron gas energy bands equation equilibrium evaluation exchange and correlation exciton experimental Fermi surface force constants frequencies germanium Greens function harmonic Hartree–Fock impurity integrals interaction interstitial ionic crystals Kohn lattice dynamics Lundqvist matrix elements metals modes momentum neutron stars nuclei observed obtained optical OPW method OPW's orbitals overlap pair parameters peak perturbation phonon photoemission Phys plane polarisable potential problem properties pseudopotential pulsars region relativistic scattering self-consistent self-energy semiconductors shell model Slater ſº solid state physics spectra superfluid symmetry temperature theoretical theory tion transition valence band vector wave functions white dwarfs