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Henry Krakauer

Professor of Physics

Office: Small Hall 155
Email: [[hxkrak]]
Office Phone: 757-221-3520
Webpage: {{}}

Research Interests

Condensed matter theory. Theoretical and computational methods for materials physics and quantum chemistry; first-principles density functional theory and quantum Monte Carlo Methods.


BA Rutgers University 1969; PhD Brandeis University 1975

Refereed Papers Published
  1. Virgus, Y., Purwanto, W., Krakauer, H., & Zhang, S. (2014). Stability, Energetics, and Magnetic States of Cobalt Adatoms on Graphene. Physical Review Letters, 113(17), 175502. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.175502.
  2. Purwanto, W., Zhang, S., and Krakauer, H. “An Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo Study of the Chromium Dimer,” in press Journal of Chemical Physics (submitted Oct. 2014).