Projects in Scientific Computing

At the Frontiers of Physics and Chemistry




MATERIALS SCIENCE

Article: Ketchup on the Grid with Joysticks
Detection and Tracking of Defects in Liquid Crystals
Bruce Boghosian, Tufts University
Peter V. Coveney, University College London


Article: Electronic Nirvana
Calculating High-Tc Superconductivity with the Dynamical Cluster Approximation
Mark Jarrell and Thomas Maier, University of Cincinatti


PHOTONICS

Article: Healing Light
Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission
Yoel Fink & J.D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Article: Bringing Light to Heel
Stopping Light All Optically
Shanhui Fan & Mehmet Fatih Yanik, Stanford University


Article: Guiding Light
Polarization-Independent Linear Waveguides in 3D Photonic Crystals
E. Lidorikis, M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, & J.D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


MYSTERIES OF MAGNETISM

Article: Thanks for the Memory
Quantum Mechanical Simulation of Nanocomposite Magnets
Malcolm Stocks, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Yang Wang, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center


Article: Magnetic Moments
High Performance First Principles Method for Complex Magnetic Properties
Malcolm Stocks, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Yang Wang, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center


ADVANCES IN SOLAR PHYSICS

Article: Seeing Spots
Simulations of Near-Surface Solar Magnetoconvection
Juri Toomre, University of Colorado
Marc DeRosa, Neal Hurlburt, Stanford-Lockheed Institute for Space Research


ADVANCES IN ATOMIC PHYSICS

Article: A Taste of Quark Soup
Simulating Heavy Ion Collisions for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Mortan Kaplan, Carnegie Mellon University


Article: Well Dressed Electrons
Atomic Stabilization by Super-Intense Lasers
Joseph H. Eberly, University of Rochester


ADVANCES IN HIGH-ENERGY PHYSICS

The Strange Flavor of Quarks
Lattice-Gauge Simulations of Quantum Chromodynamics
The MILC QCD Collaboration.


QUANTUM CHEMISTRY

Article: Water, Water Everywhere
Spectral Signatures in Water Clusters
Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh


Article: Getting the Jump on Superacids
Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Study of the Superacids
Michael Klein, University of Pennsylvania


Article: Wobbly Atoms
Simulation of Quadrupole Moments in Solid-State NMR
Alan J. Benesi, Pennsylvania State University


Article: Wet Electrons
The Nature of a Wet Electron
John D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Article: The Inner Life of Rust
Solvent Free Energies for Electron Transfer at the Water-Metal Interface
Gregory Voth, University of Pennsylvania


Article: Changing States
Quantum and Classical Simulations of Molecular Aggregates
Michael Klein, University of Pennsylvania


Article: Mysteries of Water
Theoretical Study of Small Water Clusters
Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh


TURBULENCE AND CONVECTION

Article: Taming the Whirlwind
Fluid Turbulence and Mixing at High Reynolds Numbers
P. K. Yeung, Georgia Institute of Technology


Article: Big Mixups
Pair Dispersion Over an Inertial Range Spanning Many Decades
Frank W. Elliott, Jr. & Andrew Majda, New York University


Article: Spiral Chaos
Simulating Rayleigh-Benard Convection
James D. Gunton, Lehigh University


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