Ana Proykova

Associate Professor
Atomic Physics Department
University of Sofia
E-mail: anap@phys.uni-sofia.bg
Page: http://cluster.phys.uni-sofia.bg/anap/

Fields of interest:

  • Finite-size systems
  • Phase transitions in small systems
  • Quantum and classical simulations of clusters of atoms or molecules
  • Carbon nanotubes under electric field
  • Monte Carlo methods and random number generators

 

Recent publications:

A. Proykova and R.S. Berry:
Insights into Phase Transitions from Phase Changes of Clusters,
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys., Vol. 39, (2006), R167-R202, (invited topical review).

A. Proykova:
Molecular Dynamics simulation of gas adsorption and absorption in Nanotubes,
In: V. Popov and Ph. Lambin (Eds.):
NATO ASI "Carbon Nanotubes: From Basic Research to Nanotechnology", Vol. 222, (2006), pp.187-207.

H. Iliev, F. Yin-Li and A. Proykova:
Carbon nanotubes with vacancies under external mechanical stress and electric field
In: V. Popov and Ph. Lambin (Eds.):
NATO ASI .Carbon Nanotubes: From Basic Research to Nanotechnology, Vol. 222, (2006), pp. 213.

E. Daykova, S. Pisov and A. Proykova:
First-principle and Molecular Dynamics simulations of methane adsorption on graphene
In: V. Popov and Ph. Lambin (Eds.):
NATO ASI .Carbon Nanotubes: From Basic Research to Nanotechnology,
Vol. 222, 2006, pp. 209.

A. Proykova, I.P. Daykov and R.S. Berry:
Second- and First-Order Phase Transitions in Molecular Nanoclusters
Adventures in Chemical Physics, Vol. 132, (2005), pp. 131-150.

A. Proykova and D. Stauffer:
Classical simulations of magnetic structures for chromium clusters: size effects
Central European Journal of Physics, Vol. 3(2), (2005), pp. 209-220.

A. Proykova and H. Iliev:
Simulated Stress and Stretch of SWCNT SIMS2004,
B. Elmegaard, J. Sporring, K. Erleben, K. Sorensen (Eds.),
Copenhagen, 2004, pp. 273-279.

D. Stauffer and A. Proykova:
Cellular Automata Simulation of Medication- Induced Autoimmune Diseases
Physica A :Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, Vol. 331, (2004), pp. 545-551.

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