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2020

    1. Suyue Yuan, Paulo S. Branicio Gradient microstructure induced shear band constraint, delocalization, and delayed failure in CuZr nanoglasses, International Journal of Plasticity, 134, 102845, 2020.
    2. Kaifeng Zheng, Paulo S. Branicio Synthesis of metallic glass nanoparticles by inert gas condensation, Physical Review Materials, 4, 076001, 2020.
    3. Hao Yang, Buyun Chen, Boxiang Song, Deming Meng, Subodh Tiwari, Aravind Krishnamoorthy, Xiaodong Yan, Zerui Liu, Yunxiang Wang, Pan Hu, Tse-Hsien Ou, Paulo Branicio, Rajiv Kalia, Aiichiro Nakano, Priya Vashishta, Fanxin Liu, Han Wang, Wei Wu Memristive device characteristics engineering by controlling the crystallinity of switching layer materials, ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 2, 1529, 2020.
    4. Suyue Yuan, Xinxiang Song, Paulo S. Branicio Tuning the mechanical properties of shape memory metallic glass composites with brick and mortar designs, Scripta Materialia, 186, 69, 2020.
    5. Wei-Hui Lin, Yun Teng, Zhen-Dong Sha, Su-Yue Yuan, Paulo Sergio Branicio Mechanical properties of nanoporous metallic glasses: Insights from large-scale atomic simulations, International Journal of Plasticity, 127, 102657, 2020.
    6. Gideon Praveen Kumar, Suyue Yuan, Fangsen Cui, Paulo Sergio Branicio, Mehdi Jafary-Zadeh Nanoglass-based balloon expandable stents, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials, 108, 73, 2020.

 

2019

    1. Subodh C. Tiwari, Kohei Shimamura, Ankit Mishra, Fuyuki Shimojo, Aiichiro Nakano, Rajiv K. Kalia, Priya Vashishta, Paulo S. Branicio. Hydrogen Bond Preserving Stress Release Mechanism Is Key to the Resilience of Aramid Fibers, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B,  123, 9719, 2019.
    2. Mehdi Jafary-Zadeh, Khoong Hong Khoo, Robert Laskowski, Paulo S. Branicio, Alexander V. Shapeev, Applying a machine learning interatomic potential to unravel the effects of local lattice distortion on the elastic properties of multi-principal element alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds803, 1054, 2019.
    3. Saeed Z. Chavoshi, Mark A. Tschopp & Paulo S. Branicio, Transition of deformation mechanisms in nanotwinned single crystalline SiC, Philosophical Magazine99, 2636, 2019.
    4. Chang Liu, P. S. Branicio, Efficient generation of non-cubic stochastic periodic bicontinuous nanoporous structures, Computational Materials Science169, 109101, 2019.
    5. Haoxuan Li, Paulo S. Branicio, Ultra-low friction of graphene/C60/graphene coatings for realistic rough surfaces, Carbon, 152, 727, 2019.

 

2018

    1. O. Roscioni, P. Branicio, J. Kalikka, X. Zhou, R.E. Simpson Local structure of Ge2Sb2Te5 during crystallization under pressure, Applied Physics Letters, 112, 151901, 2018.
    2. P.S. Branicio, J.Y. Zhang, A. Nakano, R. Kalia, P. Vashishta Shock-induced microstructural response of mono- and nanocrystalline SiC ceramics, Journal of Applied Physics, 123, 145902, 2018.
    3. P.S. Branicio, J. Zhang, J.P. Rino, A. Nakano, R.K. Kalia, P. Vashishta Plane shock loading on mono- and nano-crystalline silicon carbide, Applied Physics Letters, 112, 111909, 2018.
    4. P.S. Branicio, K. Bai, H. Ramanarayan, D.T. Wu, M.B. Sullivan, D.J. Srolovitz Atomistic insights into the nanosecond long amorphization and crystallization cycle of nanoscale Ge2Sb2Te5: An ab initio molecular dynamics study, Physical Review Materials, 2, 043401, 2018.
    5. M. Jafary-Zadeh, G. Praveen Kumar, P. Branicio, M. Seifi, J. Lewandowski, F. Cui A Critical Review on Metallic Glasses as Structural Materials for Cardiovascular Stent Applications, Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 9, 19, 2018.

 

2017

    1. T. Hirata, J. Ye, P. S. Branicio, J. Zheng, A. Lange, J. Plank, M. Sullivan Adsorbed Conformations of PCE Superplasticizers in Cement Pore Solution Unraveled by Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Scientific Reports, 7, 16599, 2017.
    2. T. Hirata, P. Branicio, J. Ye, J. Zheng, Y. Tomike, A. Lange, J. Plank, M. Sullivan Atomistic dynamics simulation to solve conformation of model PCE superplasticisers in water and cement pore solution, Advances in Cement Research, 29, 418, 2017.
    3. Z. D. Sha, W. H. Wong, Q. X. Pei, P. S. Branicio, Z. S. Liu, T. J. Wang, Tian F. Guo, H. J. Gao Atomistic origin of size effects in fatigue behavior of metallic glasses, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 104, 84, 2017.
    4. Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, H. P. Lee, and T. E. Tay. Strong and ductile nanolaminate composites combining metallic glasses and nanoglasses, International Journal of Plasticity, 90, 231, 2017.
    5. W. H. Li, X. H. Yao, P. S. Branicio, X. Q. Zhang, N. B. Zhang, Shock-induced spall in single and nanocrystalline SiC, Acta Materialia, 140, 274, 2017.

 

2016

    1. K. Bai, T. L. Tan, P. S. Branicio, and M. B. Sullivan. Time-temperature-transformation and continuous-heating-transformation diagrams of GeSb2Te4 from nanosecond-long ab initio molecular dynamics simulations, Acta Materialia, 121, 257, 2016.
    2. P. S. Branicio, G. Vastola, M. H. Jhon, M. B. Sullivan, V. B. Shenoy, and D. J. Srolovitz. Elastic interaction of hydrogen atoms on graphene: A multiscale approach from first principles to continuum elasticity, Physical Review B, 94, 165420, 2016.
    3. H. W. Ho, P. S. Branicio, W. D. Song, K. Bai, T. L. Tan, R. Ji, Y. Wang, P. Yang, Y. H. Du, and M. B. Sullivan. Unravelling the anomalous electrical and optical phase-change characteristics in FeTe, Acta Materialia, 112, 67, 2016.
    4. S. Adibi, P. S. Branicio, R. Ballarini, Compromising high strength and ductility in nanoglass-metallic glass nanolaminates, RSC Advances, 6, 13548, 2016.

 

2015

    1. S. Adibi, P. S. Branicio, S. P. Joshi, Suppression of Shear Banding and Transition to Necking and Homogeneous Flow in Nanoglass Nanopillars, Scientific Reports, 5, 15611, 2015.
    2. S. Adibi, P. S. Branicio, R. Liontas, D. Z. Chen, J. R. Greer, D. J. Srolovitz, S. P. Joshi, Surface roughness imparts tensile ductility to nanoscale metallic glasses, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 5, 88, 2015.
    3. Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, Q. X. Pei, Z. S. Liu, H. P. Lee, T. E. Tay, and T. J. Wang, Strong and superplastic nanoglass, Nanoscale, 7, 17404, 2015.

 

2014

    1. R. Paupitz, C. E. Junkermeier, A. C. T. van Duin, and P. S. Branicio, Fullerenes generated from porous structures, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 25515, 2014.
    2. J. Y. Zhang, P. S. Branicio, D.J. Srolovitz, Planar fault energies of copper at large strain: A density functional theory study, Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 103512, 2014.
    3. S. Adibi, P. S. Branicio, Y. W. Zhang, and S. P. Joshi, Composition and grain size effects on the structural and mechanical properties of CuZr nanoglasses, Journal of Applied Physics, 116, 043522, 2014.
    4. L. Dai, V. Sorkin, Z. D. Sha, Q. X. Pei, P. S. Branicio, and Y. W. Zhang, Molecular Dynamics Simulations on the Frictional Behavior of a Perfluoropolyether Film Sandwiched between Diamond-like-Carbon Coatings, Langmuir, 30, 1573, 2014.
    5. S. Ezhilvalavan, P. S. Branicio, and L. B. Kong, International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT2013), Symposium W – Advanced Structural and Functional Materials for Protection, Procedia Engineering, 75, 1-168, 2014.
    6. J. Y. Zhang and P. S. Branicio, Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Plane Shock Loading in SiC, Procedia Engineering, 75, 150, 2014.

 

2013

    1. S. Adibi, Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, S. P. Joshi, Z. S. Liu, Y. W. Zhang, A transition from localized shear banding to homogeneous superplastic flow in nanoglass, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 211905, 2013.
    2. H. W. Ho, W. D. Song, K. Bai, P. S. Branicio, T. L. Tan, R. Ji, L. T. Law, C. M. Ng, and L. Wang, Correlation between optical absorption redshift and carrier density in phase change materials, Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 123504, 2013.
    3. P. S. Branicio, J. Y. Zhang, D.J. Srolovitz, Effect of strain on the stacking fault energy of copper: A first-principles study, Physical Review B, 88, 064104, 2013.
    4. Z. D. Sha, Q. X. Pei, V. Sorkin, P. S. Branicio, Y. W. Zhang, and H. Gao, On the notch sensitivity of CuZr metallic glasses, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 081903, 2013.
    5. Z. D. Sha, V. Sorkin, P. S. Branicio, Q. X. Pei, Y. W. Zhang, D.J. Srolovitz, Large-scale molecular dynamics simulations of wear in diamond-like carbon at the nanoscale, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 073118, 2013.
    6. J. Y. Zhang, Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, Y. W. Zhang, V. Sorkin, Q. X. Pei, D.J. Srolovitz, Superplastic Nanocrystalline Ceramics at Room Temperature and High Strain Rates, Scripta Materialia, 69, 525, 2013.
    7. P. S. Branicio, A. Nakano, R. K. Kalia, and P. Vashishta, Shock Loading on AlN Ceramics: A Large Scale Molecular Dynamics Study, International Journal of Plasticity, 51, 122, 2013.
    8. V. Sorkin, Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, Q. X. Pei, Y. W. Zhang, Atomistic molecular dynamics study of structural and thermomechanical properties of Zdol lubricants on hydrogenated diamond-like carbon,IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 49, 5227, 2013.
    9. P. S. Branicio and J. Zhang, Atomistic Modeling of Shock Loading in SiC Ceramics, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1535, 465, 2013.
    10. P. S. Branicio, A. Nakano, R. K. Kalia, and P. Vashishta, Atomistic Modeling of Shock Loading in Aluminum Nitride Ceramics, International Symposium on Plasticity 2013 Proceedings, 2013.
    11. Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, Q. X. Pei, V. Sorkin, Y. W. Zhang, A modified Tersoff potential for pure and hydrogenated diamond-like carbon, Computational Materials Science, 67, 146, 2013.

 

2012

    1. P. S. Branicio, Atomistic Simulations of Mechanical Behavior in Nanocrystalline Diamond and Ceramics, International Symposium on Advanced Materials Having Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Proceedings, 2012.
    2. P. S. Branicio, Atomistic mechanisms in silicon carbide nanostructures, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 9, 1870, 2012.
    3. P. S. Branicio, K. Bai, H. Ramanarayan, D. T. Wu, W. Song, W. Wang, M. Li, R. Zhao, L. Shi, D, J. Srolovitz, The amorphization and crystallization of Ge2Sb2Te5: an ab initio molecular dynamics study, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1431, F03-05, 2012.
    4. P. S. Branicio, M.H. Jhon, D. J. Srolovitz, Engineering materials properties in codimension > 0, Journal of Materials Research, 27, 619, 2012.

 

2011

    1. Z. D. Sha, P. S. Branicio, V. Sorkin, Q. X. Pei, Y. W. Zhang, Effects of grain size and temperature on mechanical and failure properties of ultrananocrystalline diamond, Diamond and Related Materials, 20, 1303, 2011.
    2. P. S. Branicio, M. H. Jhon, C. K. Gan, D. J. Srolovitz, Properties on the edge: graphene edge energies, edge stresses, edge warping, and the Wulff shape of graphene flakes, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 19, 054002, 2011.
    3. H. Tsuzuki, P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, Dynamic behaviour of silicon carbide nanowires under high and extreme strain rates: a molecular dynamics study, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 44, 055405, 2011.
    4. P. S. Branicio, Stability of Fast Dislocations in Copper, International Symposium on Plasticity 2011 Proceedings, 2011.

 

2010

    1. P. S. Branicio and D. J. Srolovitz, Material Properties in Codimension > 0: Graphene Edge Properties, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1258, R01-06, 2010.
    2. P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, and P. Vashishta, Nanoductility induced brittle fracture in shocked high performance ceramics, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 111903, 2010.

 

2009

    1. P. S. Branicio and D. J. Srolovitz, Local stress calculation in simulations of multicomponents systems, Journal of Computational Physics, 228, 8467, 2009.
    2. P. S. Branicio, H. Tsuzuki, J. P. Rino, Accelerating Copper Dissociated Dislocations to Transonic and Supersonic Speeds, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1137, EE08-08-W10-08, 2009.
    3. H. Tsuzuki, P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, Molecular dynamics simulation of fast dislocations in copper, Acta Materialia, 57, 1843, 2009.
    4. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, C. K. Gan, and H. Tsuzuki, Interaction potential for indium phosphide: a molecular dynamics and first-principles study of the elastic constants, generalized stacking fault and surface energies, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21, 095002, 2009.

 

2008

    1. H. Tsuzuki, P. S. Branicio, and J. P. Rino, Accelerating dislocations to transonic and supersonic speeds in anisotropic metals, Applied Physics Letters, 92, 191909, 2008.
    2. C. Zhang, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, and P. S. Branicio, Deformation mechanisms and damage in alpha-alumina under hypervelocity impact loading, Journal of Applied Physics, 103, 083508, 2008.
    3. P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, F. Shimojo, and J. P. Rino, Atomistic damage mechanisms during hypervelocity projectile impact on AlN: A large-scale parallel molecular dynamics simulation study, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 1955, 2008.

 

2007

    1. J. P. Rino, P. S. Branicio. Structural Phase Transformations in InP under Pressure: A Molecular-Dynamics Study, Physica Status Solidi B, 244, 239, 2007.
    2. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino. Vibrational properties of InP under Pressure: A Molecular-Dynamics Study, Physica Status Solidi B, 244, 331, 2007.
    3. H. Tsuzuki, P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, Structural characterization of deformed crystals by analysis of common atomic neighborhood. Computer Physics Communications, 177, 518, 2007.

 

2006

    1. P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, Shock-Induced Structural Phase Transition, Plasticity, and Brittle Cracks in Aluminum Nitride Ceramics. Physical Review Letters, 96, 065502, 2006.
    2. C. Zhang, B. Bansal, P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, A. Sharma, P. Vashishta, Collision-free spatial hash functions for structural analysis of billion-vertex chemical bond networks. Computer Physics Communications, 175, 339, 2006.
    3. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, and F. Shimojo, High-pressure phases of InP: An ab initio and molecular-dynamics study, Applied Physics Letters, 88, 161919, 2006.
    4. R. C. Mota, P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, A dynamic pathway for the alkaline earth oxides B1 to B2 transformation, Europhysics Letters, 76, 836, 2006.
    5. D. F. Botelho, P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino. Thermal conductivity in Lennard-Jones systems: A non-equilibrium molecular dynamics study – The reaching of the stationary state, Defect and Diffusion Forum, 258, 310, 2006.
    6. J. P. Rino, P. S. Branicio,D. da S. Borges. Classical molecular dynamics simulation of structural and dynamical properties of II-VI and III-V semiconductors, Defect and Diffusion Forum, 258, 522, 2006.

 

2005

    1. H. Kikuchi, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, P. S. Branicio, F. Shimojo. Dynamic fracture of crystalline cubic silicon carbide (3C-SiC) via molecular dynamics simulation, Journal of Applied Physics, 98, 103524, 2005.

 

2004

    1. J. P. Rino, I. Ebbjo, P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, F. Shimojo, P. Vashishta. Short- and intermediate-range structural correlations in amorphous silicon carbide: A molecular dynamics study, Physical Review B, 70, 045207, 2004.

 

2003

    1. P. S. Branicio, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, J. P. Rino, F. Shimojo, P. Vashishta. Structural, mechanical, and vibrational properties of Ga1-xInxAs alloys: A molecular dynamics study, Applied Physics Letters, 82, 1057, 2003.
    2. P. S. Branicio, J. Rino, Shimojo, R. K. Kalia, P. Vashishta, A. Nakano. Molecular dynamics study of structural, mechanical, and vibrational properties of crystalline and amorphous Ga1-xlnxAs alloys, Journal of Applied Physics, 94, 3840, 2003.

 

2001

    1. P. S. Branicio. Introducao a supercondutividade, suas aplicacoes e a mini-revolucao provocada pela redescoberta do MgB2: uma abordagem didatica, Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Fisica, 23, 381, 2001.
    2. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, N. Studart. Melting and orientational order of the screened Wigner crystal on helium films, Physical Review B, 64, 193413, 2001.

 

2000

    1. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino. Large deformation and amorphization of Ni nanowires under uniaxial strain: A molecular dynamics study, Physical Review B, 62, 16950, 2000.
    2. A. Nakano, M. E. Bachlechner, P. Branicio, T. J. Campbell, I. Ebbsjo, R. K. Kalia, A. Madhukar, S. Ogata, A. Omeltchenko, J. P. Rino, F. Shimojo, P. Walsh, P. Vashishta, Large-scale atomistic modeling of nanoelectronic structures. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 47, 1804, 2000.

 

1999

    1. P. S. Branicio, J. P. Rino, N. Studart. Molecular-dynamics studies of charge complexes in liquid helium, Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, 464, 87, 1999.