[Pw_forum] ab initio vs. first principles.
zhaohscas at yahoo.com.cn
Sun Dec 21 13:34:44 CET 2008
On Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 20:08, migliore at seas.upenn.edu wrote:
> In (computational) physics and chemistry the two expressions are used
> interchangeably to indicate calculations that start directly at the
> level of established laws (or principles) of physics and do not make
> any assumption, such as concerning models and/or fitting parameters.
Thanks a lot.
Hongsheng Zhao <zhaohscas at yahoo.com.cn>
Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry
Chinese Academy of Sciences
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