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CP2K UK meeting

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

We are looking to relaunch the cp2k network. We had a fantastic meeting in the brand brand new Imperial College London campus at White City, see the programme here. Including talks from Lev Kantorovich on Brownian Ratchets and Marcella Iannuzzi on ‘Molecules at the solid/liquid interface: understanding experiments with simulations’. Big thanks to Clotilde Cucinotta and… Read More ›

Physics Seminar by Wiebke Sager

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
On 10 June 2019 Dr Wiebke F. C. Sager from Peter Grünberg Institute, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany visited our school and delivered a seminar ‘Standing up and peeling off of nanosized shish-kebab structures formed in melt-spun high density polyethylene and nylon 6/clay nanohybrid fibres’.

Physics Seminar: Dr. Wiebke Sager

Date: Monday 10th of June, 13:00. Location: DCB1104 (David Chiddick Building, #19). ‘Standing up and peeling off of nanosized shish-kebab structures formed in melt-spun high density polyethylene and nylon 6/clay nanohybrid fibres’ by Wiebke F. C. Sager, Peter Grünberg Institute, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. Abstract: Shish-kebab structures are known to develop after cessation of flow from… Read More ›

CP2K UK Users and Developers’ Meeting – 14th of June 2019

We are happy to announce the 2019 CP2K UK users and developers meeting will take place at Imperial College London on 14th June 2019. Our aim is to illustrate the potential of CP2K and its latest developments, lower the barrier to use/develop the code, forming a platform for discussion, collaboration and exchange of ideas among… Read More ›

Physical Aspects of Polymer Science, 11-13 September

The biennial meeting of the Institute of Physics Polymer Physics Group will take place in the Isaac Newton Building main lecture theatre from 11-13 September.  The first conference in this series was held in the mid-1960s, and previous hosts have included the universities of Cambridge, Durham and Bristol.  A highlight of the meeting will be… Read More ›

New paper on Nanotubes

New paper ‘The Role of Cation-Vacancies for the Electronic and Optical Properties of Aluminosilicate Imogolite Nanotubes: A Non-local, Linear-Response TDDFT Study’ published in ‘Frontiers of Chemistry’, read it here. Another application of Sergey Chulkov’s work on calculating excited states within the CP2K code. The work pushes the system sizes routinely above 1000 atoms. It reveals… Read More ›

CP2K workshop in Ghent

Matt Watkins helped run a workshop introducing the CP2K atomistic simulation code to users in Ghent, Belgium. Ghent is quite old: the lecture room was somewhere in the middle of the building in the foreground. Evidence of the talk being given can be found here.

Physics Seminar: Dr. Francis Woodhouse

Date: Wednesday 27th of March, 13:30. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Autonomous mechanisms inspired by biology’ by Francis Woodhouse, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK. Abstract: Unlike the air around us, biological systems are not in equilibrium: cells consume chemical energy to keep growing and moving, forming a clear arrow of time. The recent creation… Read More ›

Paper in J Chem Phys

Paper published in the Journal of Chemical Physics utilising Sergey Chulkov’s implementation time dependent density functional theory into the CP2K code: ‘Oxygen vacancies strongly aect physical and chemical properties of oxides and have been studied extensively both experimentally and theoretically. Experimental identication of such defects in bulk materials often relies on the interpretation of recorded… Read More ›

Physics Seminar: Dr. Adelchi Asta

Date: Wednesday 6th of March, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Listening to the electrical noise for nanofluidic sensing’ by Adelchi Jacques Asta, Laboratoire PHENIX, Department of Chemistry, Sorbonne University, Paris, France. Abstract: Moving from microfluidics, which is now a well-established field, to nanofluidics requires the development of computational tools. Using the Lattice Boltzmann Electrokinetics… Read More ›

New paper accepted on the ringed exoplanet J1407b

Originally posted on Astrophysics Group :
A new paper has been accepted for publication in MNRAS (Monthly Notices of the Astronomical Society) by Dr Phil Sutton titled “Mean Motion Resonances With Nearby Moons: An Unlikely Origin For The Gaps Observed In The Ring Around The Exoplanet J1407b”. J1407b is a large exoplanet (more than 20 times…

Paper accepted in JCP

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
A collaboration between Dr Fabien Paillusson from the School of Mathematics and Physics Lincoln UK and Dr Helene Berthoumieux from the Laboratory for the Theoretical  Physics of Condensed Matter at Sorbonne University, Paris France just got a research paper accepted in the Journal of Physical Chemistry. The theme…

Entropy public lecture in Keele

Originally posted on Theory of Complex Matter:
On Thursday 21/02/19, Fabien Paillusson delivered an IOP public lecture on Entropy entitled “Does Mr Entropy need Phoenix Wright?” at Keele University. The lecture was followed by very interesting questions from the public revolving around granular materials, the entropy of the universe, entropy as a relative or absolute…

PhD Viva

Matt Watkins was external examiner for Steven Hung’s PhD viva at the University of York. Steven’s thesis ‘Shaping Nanostructure Using Molecules’ passed with minor corrections.

Seasons Greetings

Originally posted on Maths & Physics News:
Lincoln’s School of Mathematics and Physics wishes a happy new year 2019 to all staff, students, friends and followers!

Bart Hoogenboom visiting

On the 5th of December 2018 Prof. Bart Hoogenboom from the Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL, London, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.

IOP Computational Physics Group Committee meeting

In last week committee meeting, the Institute of Physics (IOP) Computational Physics Group Committee elected Bart Vorselaars as its new Treasurer.

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