
Tutorial 1: Atomistic Material Science  ab initio simulations of materials
03 Nov 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This lecture introduces first principles electronic structure calculations of materials properties.
It describes the approximations made to the manybody Schrodinger equation in Hartree Fock and...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11917

Tutorial 2: Atomistic Material Science  Molecular Dynamics simulations of materials
03 Nov 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This lecture introduces the concept of molecular dynamics
(MD) simulations of materials focusing on the physics and approximations underlying the simulations and interpretation of their results.
http://nanohub.org/resources/11918

Development of the ReaxFF reactive force fields and applications to combustion, catalysis and material failure
12 Sep 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Adri van Duin
This lecture will describe how the traditional, nonreactive FFconcept can be extended for application including reactive events by introducing bond order/bond distance concepts. Furthermore, it...
http://nanohub.org/resources/11774

OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of OrganicInorganic Composites for Solar Cells
31 Jan 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo
This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...
http://nanohub.org/resources/10507

ME 597A Lecture 13: Uncertainty Quantification of Molecular Dynamics Simulations
31 Jan 2011  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Guest lecturer: Alejandro Strachan.
http://nanohub.org/resources/10693

Addressing Molecular Dynamics Timescale Issues to Study Atomicscale Friction
12 Oct 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Ashlie Martini
This presentation will include an introduction to several accelerated molecular dynamics methods. However, particular focus will be given to parallel replica (ParRep) dynamics in which atomistic...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9856

Tutorial 3b: Materials Simulation by FirstPrinciples Density Functional Theory II
14 Sep 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
This lecture is part of the
2010 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up.
“Electronics from the Bottom Up” is an educational initiative designed to bring a new perspective to...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9684

Ripples and Warping of Graphene: A Theoretical Study
08 Jun 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Umesh V. Waghmare
We use firstprinciples density functional theory based analysis to understand formation of ripples in graphene and related 2D materials. For an infinite graphene, we show that ripples are linked...
http://nanohub.org/resources/9010

Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Overview Lecture
24 Jan 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
The lecture describes the objectives of the learning module and provides the necessary background for the activities. We briefly discuss the following topics:
mechanical response of macroscopic...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8038

Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Prelab Lecture
24 Jan 2010  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This lecture provides a detailed description of the activities the students will perform in the lab. We present a tutorial with step by step instructions on how to run MD simulations using the...
http://nanohub.org/resources/8043

Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union
29 Mar 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner
Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...
http://nanohub.org/resources/6554

Illinois Center for Cellular Mechanics: Discovery through the Computational Microscope
11 Feb 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
Computational Microscope
Allatom molecular dynamics simulations have become increasingly popular as a tool
to investigate protein function and dynamics. However, researchers are...
http://nanohub.org/resources/6253

Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 4: Molecular Dynamics
05 Feb 2009  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
Molecular Dynamics
What to choose in an integrator
The Verlet algorithm
Boundary Conditions in Space and time
Reading assignment: Frenkel and Smit Chapter 4
Content:
...
http://nanohub.org/resources/6239

Nanoparticle and Colloidal Simulations with Molecular Dynamics
05 Dec 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Steve Plimpton
Modeling nanoparticle or colloidal systems in a molecular dynamics (MD) code requires coarsegraining on several levels to achieve meaningful simulation times for study of rheological and other...
http://nanohub.org/resources/5668

MSE 597G Lecture 4: Interatomic potentials I
14 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Interatomic potentials: pairwise potentials.
http://nanohub.org/resources/5776

MSE 597G Lecture 3: Statistical Mechanics II
14 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Basic physics: statistical mechanics, Algorithms: Integrating the equations of motion.
http://nanohub.org/resources/5775

Running MD on the nanoHUB: The nanoMATERIALS Simulation Toolkit
13 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
A quick demostration of the nanoHUB tool: nanoMaterials Simulation Toolkit.
http://nanohub.org/resources/5843

MSE 597G Lecture 5: Interatomic potentials II
13 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Embedded atom model for metals,
Three body terms for semiconductors: StillingerWeber,
Electrostatics and Covalent interactions.
http://nanohub.org/resources/5777

MSE 597G: An Introduction to Molecular Dynamics
13 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
http://nanohub.org/resources/5760

MSE 597G Lecture 6: Interatomic potentials III
12 Nov 2008  Online Presentations  Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
Reactive force fields,
Parameterization of interatomic potentials
http://nanohub.org/resources/5778