Dimitrios Vlachos, University of Peloponnese, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Greece
Description: This Workshop contains all the submissions that have not been assigned in other specific Workshops. Upon the finalization of the Technical Program, submissions in the Core Workshop will be assigned to Presentation Slots according to their subject.
Kalman Varga, Vanderbilt, Physics, United States
Description: Computational nanoscience is a rapidly developing field providing computer simulational and theoretical background for understanding of nanoscale phenomena and nanotechnology research. Computational nanoscience overarches the whole spectrum of science including biology, physics, engineering, material science and chemistry, describing the behaviour of matter at the scale of individual atoms and molecules. This session will concentrate on novel computational approaches used in nanoscale research, including: Quantum Monte Carlo, Molecular Dynamics, Density Functional Theory, Time-Dependent Quantum Dynamics Simulations, Interaction of Nanoscale Materials and Laser Fields, Quantum Transport in Nanoscale Materials, Multiscale Modeling of Nanoscale Materials, Novel Computational Approaches, Electronic Structure Calculations and Attoscale Dynamics.
Irene Paola De Padova, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche-Istituto di Struttura della Materia, Istituto di Struttura della Materia, Italy
Guy Le Lay, Aix-Marseille University, CNRS-PIIM, France
Description: Graphene discovery has represented a milestone for novel 2D materials, which today occupy the physics frontiers either from theoretical or experimental aspects. Silicene, germanene, stanene and phosphorene, silicon/germanium/tin and black phosphorous, sheets are such 2D layered materials beyond graphene. They are new born elemental 2D systems, conjectured to be robust topological insulators, a new highly promising phase of matter. Furthermore, they are predicted to play a major role in the future nano/micro-electronics, spanning from energy saving to FET devices and quantum computing. After the great success of the symposium on two-dimension layered materials, which has taken place in 2014 in Madrid, this second edition will address key issues related to their exceptional structural and electronic properties, furnishing an interesting platform for developing heuristic ideas.
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