Condensed Matter Theory
Numerical and analytic calculations of magnetic systems, superconductors, polymers, carbon nanostructures, the glass transition and dynamics in supercooled liquids.
S. H. Curnoe
Interplay between electronic and crystalline structure, orbital and magnetic ordering, and superconductivity in heavy fermion and other strongly correlated systems. Magnetic oscillations. Simulations of ferroelastic materials.
Non-equilibrium statistical physics, stochastic processes, nanoscale tribology, voltaics.
J. B. Lagowski
Optical and electronic properties of conducting polymers and oligomers.
Spin and Charge and Superconducting correlations in strongly correlated electron systems.
Interaction-induced spectroscopy of dense fluids and of adsorbates in carbon nanostructures.
Phase transitions in frustrated magnetic systems. Ferromagnetic states of thin films.
The glass transition and dynamics in supercooled liquids.
Folding, interaction and aggregation of proteins. Models and conformational sampling techniques for biomolecular simulation.
J. P. Whitehead