Tapio Ala-Nissilä

Tapio Ala-Nissilä

Department of Applied Physics
Centre of Excellence in Quantum Technology, QTF

Head of the Multiscale Statistical and Quantum Physics (MSP) group and Extinguished Professor of Physics at the Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University School of Science, Finland. Head of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Professor of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics at Loughborough University, UK. Adjunct Professor of Physics at the Department of Physics, Brown University, USA.

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Complex fluids, Statistical Physics, Fluctuation relations in small systems, Nanofluids, Hydrodynamic interactions, Monte Carlo methods, Molecular Dynamics, Theoretical physics, Colloidal physics, Polymer physics, Nanosystems, Functional materials, Biological physics, Soft matter physics, Condensed matter physics, Quantum mechanics, Open quantum systems, Heat Transfer, Quantum Thermodynamics, Quantum matter, 114 Physical sciences, 2 Engineering and technology, Biological and soft matter physics, Computational science


State leakage during fast decay and control of a superconducting transmon qubit

Aravind Plathanam Babu, Jani Tuorila, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2021 npj Quantum Information

Electromagnetic response of nanoparticles with a metallic core and a semiconductor shell

Fahime Seyedheydari, Kevin M. Conley, Vaibhav Thakore, Mikko Karttunen, Ari Sihvola, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2021 Journal of Physics Communications

Interpretation of apparent thermal conductivity in finite systems from equilibrium molecular dynamics simulations

Haikuan Dong, Shiyun Xiong, Zheyong Fan, Ping Qian, Yanjing Su, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2021 Physical Review B

Pulling a folded polymer through a nanopore

Bappa Ghosh, Jalal Sarabadani, Srabanti Chaudhury, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2021 Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal

Unreliability of mutual information as a measure for variations in total correlations

S. Alipour, S. Tuohino, A. T. Rezakhani, T. Ala-Nissila 2020 Physical Review A

Directing near-infrared photon transport with [email protected] particles

Kevin M. Conley, Vaibhav Thakore, Fahime Seyedheydari, Mikko Karttunen, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2020 AIP ADVANCES

Thermal conductivity reduction in carbon nanotube by fullerene encapsulation

Haikuan Dong, Zheyong Fan, Ping Qian, Tapio Ala-Nissila, Yanjing Su 2020 Carbon

A minimal Tersoff potential for diamond silicon with improved descriptions of elastic and phonon transport properties

Zheyong Fan, Yanzhou Wang, Xiaokun Gu, Ping Qian, Yanjing Su, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2020 Journal of Physics Condensed Matter

Kinetic roughening of the urban skyline

Sara Najem, Alaa Krayem, Tapio Ala-Nissila, Martin Grant 2020 Physical Review E

Pulling a DNA molecule through a nanopore embedded in an anionic membrane

Jalal Sarabadani, Sahin Buyukdagli, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2020 Journal of Physics Condensed Matter