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Staff Profile

Professor Daniel Joubert

QualificationsPhD, MSc, BScHons
Phone 0117176804
Organisational Unit School of Physics
ORCID 0000-0002-4586-5599

My general interest is in theoretical and computational condensed matter physics. I am specifically interested in the formalism of Density Functional Theory and in the application of Density Functional Theory in calculating the physical properties of solids and molecules.


Citation Record (Google Scholar 12 February 2012)



Recent Publications

  • Comment on “Exact relation in the density functional theory” by Bobrov V. B. et al. D P Joubert, EPL 97,  (2012), 17001. 
  • Equation satisfied by the energy-density functional for electron-electron mutual Coulomb repulsion.  D P Joubert, Phys. Rev. A 84 (2011) 042508
  • Computational Study of the Structural Phases of ZnO, M P Molepo and D P Joubert,   Physical Review  B 84,  (2011), 094110.
  • First Principles Calculations of the Bulk Properties of 4d Transition Metal Carbides and Nitrides in the Rocksalt, Zincblende and Wurtzite Structures.  K K Korir, G O Amolo,  NW Makau and D P Joubert,  Diamond and Related Materials, 20, (2011), 157-164.