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Addressing Molecular Dynamics Time-scale Issues to Study Atomic-scale 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...
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...
Atomic Picture of Plastic Deformation in Metals: Prelab Lecture
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...
Atomistic Modeling of the Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Materials
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23 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): SeongJun Heo, Susan Sinnott
The mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes are studied by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the effects of filling, temperature, and functionalization on CNT's...
BNC Annual Research Review: An Introduction to PRISM and MEMS Simulation
04 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jayathi Murthy
This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...
Charge Transfer Across an Energy Transducing Integral Membrane Protein Complex
31 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William A. Cramer
The cytochrome bc complexes of the mitochondrial respiratory and photosynthetic electron transport chains are hetero-oligomeric integral membrane proteins. These proteins are responsible for most...
Computer Simulation of Nanoparticles, Viruses, and Electrical Power-Generating Bacteria
20 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter J. Ortoleva
Models of cells and nanometer-scale biosystems are presented that
clarify their physico-chemical characteristics and allow for computer-
aided design of therapeutic and nanotechnical devices....
Computing the Horribleness of Soft Condensed Matter
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19 Oct 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Jakobsson
A great triumph of computer simulations 40 years ago was to make the liquid state of matter understandable in terms of physical
interactions between individual molecules. Prior to the first...
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, non-reactive FF-concept can be extended for application including reactive events by introducing bond order/bond distance concepts. Furthermore, it...
Dynamics on the Nanoscale: Time-domain ab initio studies of quantum dots, carbon nanotubes and molecule-semiconductor interfaces
01 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo
Device miniaturization requires an understanding of the dynamical response of materials on the nanometer scale. A great deal of experimental and theoretical work has been devoted to characterizing...
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,...
Fouling Mechanisms in Y-shaped Carbon Nanotubes
04 Apr 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Myers, SeongJun Heo, Susan Sinnott
In the modern pharmaceutical and chemical industries, solutions of extremely high purity are needed. Current filtration methods are reaching the limits of their abilities, so new filters must be...
Illinois Center for Cellular Mechanics: Discovery through the Computational Microscope
11 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Klaus Schulten
All-atom molecular dynamics simulations have become increasingly popular as a tool
to investigate protein function and dynamics. However, researchers are...
Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 4: Molecular Dynamics
05 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Ceperley
What to choose in an integrator
The Verlet algorithm
Boundary Conditions in Space and time
Reading assignment: Frenkel and Smit Chapter 4
IMA 2013 UQ: Bayesian Calibration of Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Composite Materials Properties
28 May 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul N. Patrone
In this talk, I discuss ongoing research whose goal is to determine, via Bayesian inference, an ensemble of inputs that represents a class of commercially important amine-cured epoxies. We...
IMA 2013 UQ: DFT-based Thermal Properties: Three Levels of Error Management
02 Apr 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kurt Lejaeghere
It is often computationally expensive to predict finite-temperature properties of a crystal from density-functional theory (DFT). The temperature-dependent thermal expansion coefficient α, for...
Introduction: molecular dynamics simulations
09 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This short presentation
will describe the idea behind MD simulations and demonstrate its use in
Ionic Selectivity in Channels: complex biology created by the balance of simple physics
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05 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bob Eisenberg
An important class of biological molecules—proteins called ionic channels—conduct ions (like Na+ , K+ , Ca2+ , and Cl− ) through a narrow tunnel of fixed charge (‘doping’). Ionic...
Lecture 1: the theory behind molecular dynamics
The first lecture will
provide a brief description of classical mechanics and statistical
mechanics necessary to understand the physics and approximations behind
MD and how to correctly...
Lecture 2: total energy and force calculations
14 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
This lecture will describe the various models
used to describe the interactions between atoms in a wide range of
materials including metals, ceramics and soft materials as well as new