Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 158, Issue 1–4, pp 9–18 | Cite as

Ab Initio Calculation of Hyperfine Interaction Parameters: Recent Evolutions, Recent Examples

  • Stefaan Cottenier
  • Veerle Vanhoof
  • Doru Torumba
  • Valerio Bellini
  • Mehmet Çakmak
  • Michel Rots
Theory Hyperfine Interactions


For some years already, ab initio calculations based on Density Functional Theory (DFT) belong to the toolbox of the field of hyperfine interaction studies. In this paper, the standard ab initio approach is schematically sketched. New features, methods and possibilities that broke through during the past few years are listed, and their relation to the standard approach is explained. All this is illustrated by some highlights of recent ab initio work done by the Nuclear Condensed Matter Group at the K.U.Leuven.

Key Words

ab initio calculations Density Functional Theory hyperfine interactions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefaan Cottenier
    • 1
  • Veerle Vanhoof
    • 1
  • Doru Torumba
    • 1
  • Valerio Bellini
    • 2
  • Mehmet Çakmak
    • 1
    • 3
  • Michel Rots
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituut voor Kern-en StralingsfysicaK.U.LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.INFM National Research Center on nanoStructures and bioSystems at Surfaces (S3) and Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di Modena e Reggio EmiliaModenaItaly
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsGazi UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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