RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

The research groups of the Thomas Young Centre frequently publish important advances that are of interest to a wide multi-disciplinary audience. The items on our "Science Highlights" pages are short summaries of some of these advances, usually based on publications in high-impact journals.

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22/09/2020

In this work, TYC researchers shed light onto the issue of predicting the ice nucleating ability (INA) of substrates by utilizing their growing database of systems characterized by means of coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations.

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17/09/2020

A recent theoretical study from Michail Stamatakis's group, which was featured in the cover of Catalysis Science and Technology, focused on reactions that exhibit structure-sensitivity on "traditional" catalysts and are of interest to vehicle emissions control.

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07/09/2020

An image from the recent paper 'Flickering polarons extending over ten nanometers mediate charge transport in high-mobility organic crystals' was selected for the cover image of vol. 3, p. 2000093, 2020 of Advanced Theory and Simulations, a highly coveted opportunity.

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14/08/2020

TYC members Monica Pozzo and Dario Alfe, both from UCL, recently co-authored a paper published in Nature Communications: Electronic correlations and transport in iron at Earth’s core conditions.

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