A.H. Fox - The Finest Gun In The World by Michael McIntosh

By Michael McIntosh

First full-length biography of famed US gun maker, Ansley H Fox. additionally a close background of America's most interesting shotguns.

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The advantage of the tightbinding method is that it can handle a much larger system than the ab initio method while maintaining better accuracy than MD simulation. In the tight-binding method, a linear combination of atomic orbitals is adopted in the wave function. Although the exact forms of the basis are not known, the Hamiltonian matrix can be parameterized, and the total energy and electronic eigenvalues can be deduced from the Hamiltonian matrix. The interatomic forces are evaluated using the Hellmann–Feynman theorem and the rest of the procedure is almost identical to the MD simulation.

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