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, 114 Fysiikka, 2 Tekniikka, Tiiviin aineen fysiikka, Biologinen ja pehmeän aineen fysiikka, Laskennallinen tiede


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

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

Near-IR plasmons in micro and nanoparticles with a semiconductor core

Fahime Seyedheydari, Kevin Conley, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2020 Photonics

Thermal conductivity reduction in carbon nanotube by fullerene encapsulation

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

Influence of thermostatting on nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations of heat conduction in solids

Zhen Li, Shiyun Xiong, Charles Sievers, Yue Hu, Zheyong Fan, Ning Wei, Hua Bao, Shunda Chen, Davide Donadio, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2019 Journal of Chemical Physics

Thermal transport in MoS2 from molecular dynamics using different empirical potentials

Ke Xu, Alexander J. Gabourie, Arsalan Hashemi, Zheyong Fan, Ning Wei, Amir Barati Farimani, Hannu Pekka Komsa, Arkady V. Krasheninnikov, Eric Pop, Tapio Ala-Nissila 2019 Physical Review B

Thermoplasmonic Response of Semiconductor Nanoparticles

Vaibhav Thakore, Janika Tang, Kevin Conley, Tapio Ala-Nissila, Mikko Karttunen 2019 Advanced theory and simulations

Contributions to single-shot energy exchanges in open quantum systems

R. Sampaio, J. Anders, T. G. Philbin, T. Ala-Nissila 2019 Physical Review E