Publications & Preprints

REU Reports

Movie of 2D mound coarsening

Research in surface physics & thin-films:

° Epitaxial thin-film growth

°Nucleation and Island Formation

° Polycrystalline Growth

° Parallel accelerated dynamics

° Colloidal nanoparticle island-formation and growth

Teaching

Group Members

NEWS:

Beowulf Cluster

Effects of short-range attraction in epitaxial growth

Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 286103 (2002)

Effects of shadowing in oblique-incidence metal(100) epitaxial growth

Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 046103 (2007)

Research supported by the National Science Foundation and the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund

Jacques G. Amar

Condensed Matter Physics/Materials Science Theory

  • Quicktime movie of deposition near step "between atoms" (top and side views)

  • Mpeg version

  • Quicktime movie of deposition near step "on top" (top and side views)

  • Mpeg version


    Research in surface physics and thin-films:


    Fall 2012

    Quantum Physics I, PHYS 3310

    Density Functional Theory


    CURRENT GROUP MEMBERS:

    • Yunsic Shim (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
    • Bradley Hubartt (Ph.D. student)
    • Nitun Poddar (M.S. student)


    FORMER GROUP MEMBERS:

    • Adnan Choudhary (undergraduate)
    • Saketh Bharadwaja (M.S. 2012)
    • Xuejing Liu (M.S. 2012)
    • Qusai Al-Shidi (undergraduate)
    • Yevgen Kryukov (Ph.D. 2011)
    • John Royston (M.S. 2009)
    • Giridhar Nandipati (Ph.D. 2009)
    • Zachary Wick (Undergraduate)
    • Feng Shi (Ph.D. 2008)
    • Valery Borovikov (Ph.D. 2008)
    • Burcu Eksioglu (M.S. 2006)
    • Alice Noreyan (Ph.D. 2005)
    • Jianguo Yu (Ph.D. 2003)
    • Yonghua Ge (M.S. 2003)
    • Travis Smith (Undergraduate)


    REU STUDENTS:

    • Adnan Choudhary (REU Student, Summer 2012)
    • Nathan Callahan (REU Student, Summer 2011)
    • Dante Amoroso (REU Student, Summer 2008)
    • Mary Elizabeth Mills (REU Student, Summer 2007)
    • Arow Hieronymus (REU Student, Summer 2004)
    • Travis Smith (REU Student, Summer 2003)
    • Matthew Wescott (REU Student, Summer 2003)
    • Jeffrey Durst (REU Student, Summer 2002)
    • Andrew Hill (REU Student, Summer 2002)
    • Daniel Baxter (REU Student, Summer 2000)
    • Vera Verdree (REU Student, Summer 1999)
    • Ryan Snyder (REU Student, Summer 1998)


    Other Links:


    jamar@physics.utoledo.edu