Research Topics

  • Granular Matter
    • Compaction of cohesive material
    • Shead-bands
    • Charged grains in suspensions
    • Influence of particle shapes
    • Porosity: Geometry and friction effects
  • Friction
    • Dissipation in dynamic force microscopy
    • Magnetic friction
    • Nonlinear mesoscopic friction
  • Nano-particles
    • Sintering of nano-particles
    • Impedance of particle networks
    • Conductance of nano-powders
  • Epitaxial growth
    • Pulsed deposition
    • Surface instabilities
  • Traffic
    • Cellular automata models for three phase traffic theory

Methods

  • Model setup
  • Contact dynamics
  • Molecular dynamics
  • Monte-Carlo Simulations
  • Cellular automata