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Multiscale Green’s functions for modeling of nanomaterials: Bridging length and time scales



Vinod K. Tewary


Green's function gives the response of a system to a probe and is a powerful technique for solving a variety of problems in science and engineering. We describes a multiscale Green's function method for modeling nanomaterials at different length and time scales. In the static case the method can seamlessly link the length scales from atomistic to continuum in an integrated formalism. In time-dependent problems, this method can simulate physical processes in a multipartcle system over a wide range extending from femto seconds to micro seconds within a reasonable CPU time. For illustration, the method is applied to simulate elastic deformation and propagation of elastic waves in two-dimensional graphene.
Modeling, characterization, and production of nanomaterials
Publisher Info
Elsevier Limited (Woodhead Publishing), cambridge, -1


extending time scales, graphene, lattice statics, linking length scales, multiscale Green’s functions


Tewary, V. (2015), Multiscale Green’s functions for modeling of nanomaterials: Bridging length and time scales, Modeling, characterization, and production of nanomaterials, Elsevier Limited (Woodhead Publishing), cambridge, -1, [online], (Accessed June 17, 2024)


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Created March 17, 2015, Updated February 19, 2017