Michael Dolg

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The direct adjustment of two-component pseudopotentials (scalar-relativistic + spin-orbit potentials), to atomic total energy valence spectra derived from four-component multiconfiguration Dirac-Hartree-Fock all-electron calculations based on the Dirac-Coulomb-Breit Hamiltonian, has been made a routine tool for an efficient treatment of heavy main-group(More)
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New relativistic energy-consistent pseudopotentials have been generated for the 5d transition metals Hf-Pt. The adjustment was done in numerical two-component multiconfiguration Hartree-Fock calculations, using atomic valence-energy spectra from four-component multiconfiguration Dirac-Hartree-Fock calculations as reference data. The resulting two-component(More)
Correlated ab initio electronic structure calculations are reported for the polymers lithium hydride chain [LiH] ∞ and beryllium hydride [Be 2 H 4 ] ∞. First, employing a Wannier-function-based approach, the systems are studied at the Hartree-Fock level, by considering chains, simulating the infinite polymers. Subsequently, for the model system [LiH] ∞ ,(More)
An ab initio Hartree-Fock approach aimed at directly obtaining the localized orthogonal orbitals (Wannier functions) of a crystalline insulator is described in detail. The method is used to perform all-electron calculations on the ground states of crystalline lithium fluoride and lithium chloride, without the use of any pseudo or model potentials.(More)
Reactions involved in the autoxidation of ascorbate have been investigated with quantum chemical first-principles and ab initio methods. Reaction energies and Gibbs energies of the reactions were calculated at the density functional theory level applying the gradient-corrected BP86 and the hybrid B3LYP functionals together with def2-TZVP basis sets. Results(More)
A detailed theoretical study of the mechanism and energetics of an organocatalysis based on C=N activation by halogen-bonding is presented for the hydrocyanation of N-benzylidenemethylamine. The calculations at the level of scalar-relativistic gradient-corrected density functional theory give an insight in this catalytic concept and provide information on(More)
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