Published December 8, 2022 | Version v1
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Spontaneous crystallization of a large Pt nanoparticle

  • 1. Aalto University

Description

This is a video of a "large" (16384 atoms) Pt nanoparticle solidifying from 3000 K down to 300 K over 1 ns of molecular dynamics, modeled with a GAP interatomic potential for platinum [1]. One can observe how the formation of the stable bulk fcc motifs is nucleated inward from the surface. A paper reference will be added when available.

References

  1. J. Kloppenburg and M.A. Caro. General-purpose GAP potential for platinum. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7415219.

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Next-generation interatomic potentials to simulate new cellulose-based materials (NEXTCELL) 330488
Academy of Finland
Formation of CO, CH4 and CH3OH by electrochemical reduction of CO2 329483
Academy of Finland