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MOLECULAR DYNAMICS (and MONTE CARLO)and VISUALIZATION
[Introduction]

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FIRST STEPS in BULK and SURFACE MELTING: with E. Polturak, A. Kanigel, and S. Sorkin
[ Copper (bcc)][ Vanadium (fcc) ]

Slava heroically simulated on anything with a pentium, but we needed a more efficient solution and got NANCO

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PARALLEL CODE for ARGON: with P. Bavli [Elastic constants] [Argon samples] [ Parallel programming algorithms] [ Results - superlinear speedup]

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BACK to a METAL: with E. Polturak and P. Bavli [ Magnesium (HCP) ]

AVIZ in STEREO with help from Herwig Zilken at Juelich [ Details]

RELEVANT PUBLICATIONS

  • A. Kanigel, J. Adler and E. Polturak, ``Influence of point defects on the shear elastic coefficients and on the melting temperature of Copper'', (2001), International Journal of Modern Physics C, 12, 727-37.
  • V. Sorkin, E. Polturak and J. Adler, ``Molecular dynamics study of melting in a bcc metal - vanadium I: mechanical melting'', (2003), Phys. Rev B 68, 174102.
  • V. Sorkin, E. Polturak and J. Adler, ``Molecular dynamics study of melting in a bcc metal - vanadium II: thermodynamic melting'', (2003), Phys. Rev B 68, 174103.
  • V. Sorkin, E. Polturak and J. Adler, ``The influence of boundaries on high pressure melting experiments'', (2006) Europhysics Letters, 76, 623-9.
  • Bavli, Polturak and Adler - in preparation.