Physics Department
11. Nanoscale self-assembly and fabrication • 12. Theory and simulation of phenomena

General Area(s) of Research: Theory of nanoscale self-assembly induced by ion bombardment of solid surfaces

Description of potential projects for CINEMA applicants: Development of models for nanoscale pattern formation induced by ion bombardment of solid surfaces. Numerical integration and/or analytical solution of the resulting equations of motion. Evaluation of proposed methods of reducing or eliminating defects from the patterns.