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10 Jan 2007 (Updated )

Evaluates the Ferm-Dirac integral needed in solid state physics.

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The Half-order Fermi-Dirac integral is needed extensively in solid state physics applications. Here, a trapezoidal integration with the correction for the poles of the integrand is used to evaluate the integrand. It is a beautiful application of the classical Cauchy theorem.

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This file inspired Fermi Level.

MATLAB release MATLAB 5.3 (R11)
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19 Jul 2012 Pat

Excellent! I use this function constantly. Can anyone comment on the accuracy at higher values of aj (say, 7/2 and above)? Thanks again!!

05 Oct 2010 sri parthasarathy

This is extremely well written code. I've been using the Purdue nanohub numerical integration code and your version runs circles around it. The accuracy is as good as the numerical integration. Well done, and thank you!

15 Jan 2008 Tram Pham

Thank you so much! It works execellent, and I really need it

10 Jan 2008 Eugene Ivanchenko

Good work!

18 Apr 2007 Guillermo Ruiz Taboada

Excellent job guys
Congratulations

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