Accurate and Fast Multislice Simulations of HAADF Image Contrast by Parallel Computing

  • E Carlino
  • V Grillo
  • P Palazzari
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 120)


A new method for fast and accurate multislice calculation, in the frozen-phonon approximation for high angle annular dark field scanning transmission electron microscopy images, is presented. The improvement with respect to the existing approaches is in a strong reduction of the time necessary for image contrast simulation, without losing accuracy. The method is based on the development of optimized parallel computer codes for the multislice calculations in the frozen-phonon approximation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E Carlino
    • 1
  • V Grillo
    • 1
  • P Palazzari
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.TASC-INFM-CNR National Lab., Area Science ParkTriesteItaly
  2. 2.Computing and Modelling UnitENEA and Ylichron Srl, Casaccia Research CentreS. Maria di Galeria (Roma)Italy

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