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Condensed Matter Physics

 

The topics of faculty working in condensed matter physics cover a wide range. Their work has primarily been divided between experimental and computational studies. Topics include carbon nanotubes, microstructures of extreme environments, materials structures , magnetic spin glasses, semiconducting and superconducting materials.

 

Faculty

Robert Catchings, Silvina Gatica, Christine Kennefick, James Lindesay, Walter Lowe, Sophia Suarez

Publications

 

The Propagation of a Pulse of Elastic Stress Through a Material Microstructure Having Alternating Regions of Tension and Compression. C. M. Kennefick, in review with the Journal of Sound and Vibration, submitted January 2006.

 

Transmission of Elastic Stress Through Circular and Elliptic Cross Section of Microstructural Elements Embedded in a Matrix Material. C. M. Kennefick. J. Appl. Mech. 72 [4] 558-563 (2005).

 

C. M. Kennefick. The Elastic Displacement and Stress in a Material to Promote Reflection and Transmission of an Incoming Wave, International Journal of Engineering Science, in review, submitted March 2007

 

C. M. Kennefick. Elastic Stresses in Three Dimensions Due to the Rotation of a Grain or Particle Embedded in a Material Under an Applied Load, Applied Mathematical Modeling, in review, submitted April 2007

 

Tight-Binding Calcium Clusters from Adaptive Tempering Monte Carlo Simulation. X. Dong, S. Gatica and E. Blaisten-Barojas, Computing Letters 4, (2005)

 

Capillary Condensation in cylindrical Nanopores. S. M. Gatica and M. W. Cole, Phys. Rev. E 72, 041602 (2005)

 

S. M Gatica, X. Dong and E. Blaisten-Barojas. Study of solid-liquid phase changes of Lennard-Jones nanoclusters by NPT Monte Carlo Simulations, J. of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (2007)