© 2003

Computer Simulations of Surfaces and Interfaces

  • Burkhard Dünweg
  • David P. Landau
  • Andrey I. Milchev

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 114)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. K. Binder
    Pages 3-35
  3. A. Milchev
    Pages 39-55
  4. B. Dünweg
    Pages 77-92
  5. W. Janke
    Pages 111-135
  6. W. Janke
    Pages 137-157
  7. A. J. C. Ladd
    Pages 175-188
  8. D. P. Landau
    Pages 191-206
  9. B. Dünweg
    Pages 209-222
  10. M. M. da gama Telo
    Pages 239-258
  11. János Kertész
    Pages 289-294
  12. A. Patrykiejew
    Pages 315-326
  13. D. N. Theodorou
    Pages 329-419

About this book


Studies of surfaces and interactions between dissimilar materials or phases are vital for modern technological applications. Computer simulation methods are indispensable in such studies and this book contains a substantial body of knowledge about simulation methods as well as the theoretical background for performing computer experiments and analyzing the data.

The book is self-contained, covering a range of topics from classical statistical mechanics to a variety of simulation techniques, including molecular dynamics, Langevin dynamics and Monte Carlo methods. A number of physical systems are considered, including fluids, magnets, polymers, granular media, and driven diffusive systems. The computer simulation methods considered include both standard and accelerated versions. The simulation methods are clearly related to the fundamental principles of thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.


Helium-Atom-Streuung Monte Carlo method granular media liquid polymer polymers simulation thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Burkhard Dünweg
    • 1
  • David P. Landau
    • 2
  • Andrey I. Milchev
    • 3
  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Polymer ResearchMainzGermany
  2. 2.Center for Simulational Physics, Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of GeorgiaAthensUSA
  3. 3.Institute of Physical ChemistryBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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