At the Frontiers of Physics and Chemistry


Article: Excited States of the Strong Force (2009)
Excited State Nucleon Spectrum with Two Flavors of Dynamical Fermions
Colin Morningstar & colleagues, Carnegie Mellon University

Article: Attractive Repulsion(2008)
Computation and visualization of Casimir forces in arbitrary geometries
John Joannopoulos, Stevem Johnson and Alex Rodriguez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)


Article: Ketchup on the Grid with Joysticks (2004)
Detection and Tracking of Defects in Liquid Crystals
Bruce Boghosian, Tufts University
Peter V. Coveney, University College London

Article: Electronic Nirvana (2001)
Calculating High-Tc Superconductivity with the Dynamical Cluster Approximation
Mark Jarrell and Thomas Maier, University of Cincinnati


Article: Healing Light (2005)
Wavelength-scalable hollow optical fibres with large photonic bandgaps for CO2 laser transmission
Yoel Fink & J.D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Article: Bringing Light to Heel (2005)
Stopping Light All Optically
Shanhui Fan & Mehmet Fatih Yanik, Stanford University

Article: Guiding Light (2003)
Polarization-Independent Linear Waveguides in 3D Photonic Crystals
E. Lidorikis, M. L. Povinelli, S. G. Johnson, & J.D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Article: Thanks for the Memory (2006) Quantum Mechanical Simulation of Nanocomposite Magnets
Malcolm Stocks, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Yang Wang, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Article: Magnetic Moments (1999)
High Performance First Principles Method for Complex Magnetic Properties
Malcolm Stocks, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
Yang Wang, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center


Article: Seeing Spots (2003) Simulations of Near-Surface Solar Magnetoconvection
Juri Toomre, University of Colorado
Marc DeRosa, Neal Hurlburt, Stanford-Lockheed Institute for Space Research


Article: A Taste of Quark Soup (1999) Simulating Heavy Ion Collisions for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
Mortan Kaplan, Carnegie Mellon University

Article: Well Dressed Electrons (1994) Atomic Stabilization by Super-Intense Lasers
Joseph H. Eberly, University of Rochester


The Strange Flavor of Quarks (2002) Lattice-Gauge Simulations of Quantum Chromodynamics
The MILC QCD Collaboration.


Article: Conjugate Your Polymers (2012)
Structure of a Modified Peptide Nucleic-Acid Duplex
Aimee Tomlinson, North Georgia College & State University

Article: No charge Double Helix (2011)
Structure of a Modified Peptide Nucleic Acid Duplex
Catalina Achim, Carnegie Mellon University
Marcela Madrid, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Article: Natural Reaction (2010)
Quantum Calculations of Reaction Pathway’s In Sesquiterpene Biosynthesis
Dean Tantillo, University of California, Davis

Article: Chain, Chain, Chain (2009)
Collective Reactivity of Molecular Chains Self-Assembled on a Surface
Peter Maksymovych, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Dan Sorescu, National Energy Technology Laboratory; Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh; John Yates, University of Virginia

Article: Water, Water Everywhere (2005) Spectral Signatures in Water Clusters
Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh

Article: Getting the Jump on Superacids (2000) Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Study of the Superacids
Michael Klein, University of Pennsylvania

Article: Wobbly Atoms (1996)
Simulation of Quadrupole Moments in Solid-State NMR
Alan J. Benesi, Pennsylvania State University

Article: Wet Electrons (1996)
The Nature of a Wet Electron
John D. Joannopoulos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Article: The Inner Life of Rust (1995)
Solvent Free Energies for Electron Transfer at the Water-Metal Interface
Gregory Voth, University of Pennsylvania

Article: Changing States (1994)
Quantum and Classical Simulations of Molecular Aggregates
Michael Klein, University of Pennsylvania

Article: Mysteries of Water (1994)
Theoretical Study of Small Water Clusters
Ken Jordan, University of Pittsburgh


Article: Bursts of Stellar Turbulence (2007)
Simulation of Turbulent Stellar Convection Flows
Paul Woodward & David Porter, University of Minnesota

Article: Taming the Whirlwind (2005)
Fluid Turbulence and Mixing at High Reynolds Numbers
P. K. Yeung, Georgia Institute of Technology

Article: Big Mixups (1996)
Pair Dispersion Over an Inertial Range Spanning Many Decades
Frank W. Elliott, Jr. & Andrew Majda, New York University

Article: Spiral Chaos (1996)
Simulating Rayleigh-Benard Convection
James D. Gunton, Lehigh University