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Silicon

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 567–568 | Cite as

Simulations of Highly-Excited Silicon

  • Eeuwe S. ZijlstraEmail author
  • Tobias Zier
  • Martin E. Garcia
Original Paper
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Abstract

The Code for Highly-excIted Valence Electron Systems (CHIVES) performs fast first-principles molecular-dynamics simulations of silicon under the extreme conditions induced by an intense ultrashort laser pulse. We illustrate this by the example of thermal phonon squeezing.

Keywords

Silicon Phonon squeezing Nonthermal melting Density functional theory Molecular dynamics simulations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eeuwe S. Zijlstra
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tobias Zier
    • 1
  • Martin E. Garcia
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Physics and Center for Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology (CINSAT)Universität KasselKasselGermany

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