Studies of cemented carbides at the CMMT division at the Department of Physics at Chalmers

SNIC 2022/23-143


SNIC Small Storage

Principal Investigator:

Paul Erhart


Chalmers tekniska högskola

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Primary Classification:

10304: Condensed Matter Physics



The Condensed Matter and Material Theory (CMMT) division at the Department of Physics at Chalmers comprises 3 professors and more than 10 PhD students and postdocs as well as several Master's thesis workers. We use various electronic and atomic scale modeling techniques to study the thermodynamic and mechanical properties of cemented carbides, which are key materials in, e.g., materials manufacturing and of substantial interest for the Swedish industry. The tools include primarily density functional theory (DFT) calculations as well as Monte Carlo (MC) and molecular dynamics (MD) simulations. This work is supported by several medium scale SNIC projects. We requires storage space to handle the daily and weekly throughput of our simulations. This allows us to process, select, and organize the data. Longer term and larger storage is handled via SweStore.