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Graeme Ackland

Professor of Computer Simulation

School of Physics
Statistical Mechanics & Computational Materials Physics group

Research activities

Computer simulation of systems of many particles, using both quantum mechanical and semi-empirical force field methods to investigate structure of materials: phase transformations, liquid crystals, condensed molecular phases, crystal defects, alloy formation and microstructure. 

5411 James Clerk Maxwell Building
School of Physics
The University of Edinburgh
King's Buildings
Edinburgh EH9 3JZ
+44 131 650 5299 direct