Engineered Nanosystems

Centre of Excellence in Computational Complex Systems Research


Past projects

Structure of twist grain boundaries in silicon

Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes

Theoretical particle distribution on curved surfaces

Selected publications

  • Sebastian von Alfthan, Peter Haynes, Kimmo Kaski, Adrian P. Sutton (2006). Are the structures of twist grain boundaries in silicon ordered at 0 K? Phys. Rev. Lett. (accepted)
  • Sebastian von Alfthan, Adrian P Sutton, Antti Kuronen, Kimmo Kaski (2005) Stability and crystallization of amorphous clusters in crystalline Si J. Phys.:Condens. Matter. 17, 4263.
  • Sebastian von Alfthan, Antti Kuronen, Kimmo Kaski (2003). Realistic models of amorphous silica: A comparative study of different potentials. Phys. Rev. B. 68, 073203.

Doctoral theses

  • Peter Szelestey (2005).
  • Laura Juvonen (2004). Monte Carlo Simulations in the Study of Semiconductor Surfaces
  • Maria Sammalkorpi (2004). Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Strained and Defective Carbon Nanotubes

Master theses

  • Sebastian von Alfthan (2002). Computational Study of Amorphous Silicon and Silica
  • Ville Mustonen (2001). Parallel Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Solid Materials
  • Maria Huhtala (2001). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Carbon Nanotubes
  • Laura Nurminen (2000). Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Epitaxial Growth