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The Growth of Molecular Dynamics

  • Giovanni Battimelli
  • Giovanni CiccottiEmail author
  • Pietro Greco
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

Molecular dynamics was thus born between 1956 and 1957. Berni Alder and Tom Wainwright proved the existence of a phase transition from the fluid to the solid state in a hard-sphere system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Battimelli
    • 1
  • Giovanni Ciccotti
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Pietro Greco
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.IAC “Mauro Picone” CNRRomeItaly
  3. 3.School of PhysicsUniversity College of DublinDublinIreland
  4. 4.Città della ScienzaNaplesItaly

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