[Ifeffit] substructure of FEFF

Adam Webb adam.webb at desy.de
Mon Jun 9 03:44:45 CDT 2008

Hi Eckhard,

Have you looked at the FEFF project web-site?

The documentation section has manuals for various versions. It also has
links to several references and dissertations that should be quite
detailed. There is also an extensive list of FEFF related literature


s440697 at stud.uni-goettingen.de wrote:
> Hello,
> I have used FEFF 8.4 in my diploma-thesis and now I'm writing some
> \subsections about FEFF in order to give an overview of "the substructure"
> (or in other words the models, algorithms, theories,... whereupon FEFF
> bases) of FEFF. Can you give me some (3 or 4) catchwords regarding the
> most important modells of FEFF, so that I get a direction for further
> investigation?
> I'm a little bit confused with the several descriptions of FEFF and
> whereupon it's based on (for example some expressions/catchwords I found):
> ab initio self-consistent real space multiple scattering approach
> all-electron, real space relativistic Green's function formalism
> FMS based on LU or Lanczos algorithm
> high-order path expansion based on the Rehr-Albers MS-formalism
> Muffin-Tin Potential
> SCF Hartree-Fock method
> Dirac-Hara or Hedin-Lundquist exchange model
> ...
> In all papers I found, the authors refer to FEFF shortly. Is there a paper
> directly about FEFF?
> I hope you understand my request. Thank you very much for your help and time.
> sincerely yours,
> Eckhard
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