Faculty Profiles

Volker Blum
Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) 2001

Schumann, T, Dubslaff, M, Oliveira, MH, Hanke, M, Fromm, F, Seyller, T, Nemec, L, Blum, V, Scheffler, M, Lopes, JMJ, and Riechert, H. "Structural investigation of nanocrystalline graphene grown on (6√3 × 6√3) R 30°-reconstructed SiC surfaces by molecular beam epitaxy." New Journal of Physics 15.12 (December 1, 2013): 123034-123034. Full Text

Zhang, IY, Ren, X, Rinke, P, Blum, V, and Scheffler, M. "Numeric atom-centered-orbital basis sets with valence-correlation consistency from H to Ar." New Journal of Physics 15.12 (December 1, 2013): 123033-123033. Full Text

Baldauf, C, Pagel, K, Warnke, S, Von Helden, G, Koksch, B, Blum, V, and Scheffler, M. "How cations change peptide structure." Chemistry - A European Journal 19.34 (August 19, 2013): 11224-11234. Full Text

Nemec, L, Blum, V, Rinke, P, and Scheffler, M. "Thermodynamic equilibrium conditions of graphene films on SiC." Physical Review Letters 111 (August 6, 2013). (Academic Article, Letter) Full Text

Heine, N, Fagiani, MR, Rossi, M, Wende, T, Berden, G, Blum, V, and Asmis, KR. "Isomer-Selective Detection of Hydrogen-Bond Vibrations in the Protonated Water Hexamer." Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013). (Academic Article)

Chutia, S, Rossi, M, and Blum, V. "Water adsorption at two unsolvated peptides with a protonated lysine residue: From self-solvation to solvation." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116.51 (December 27, 2012): 14788-14804. Full Text

Rossi, M, Blum, V, and Scheffler, M. "Impact of vibrational entropy on the stability of unsolvated peptide helices with increasing length." (August 2012). (Academic Article)

Ren, X, Rinke, P, Blum, V, Wieferink, J, Tkatchenko, A, Sanfilippo, A, Reuter, K, and Scheffler, M. "Resolution-of-identity approach to Hartree–Fock, hybrid density functionals, RPA, MP2 and GW with numeric atom-centered orbital basis functions." New Journal of Physics 14 (2012): 053020-053020. (Academic Article)

Rossi, M, Blum, V, and Scheffler, M. "Stabilization of peptide helices by length and vibrational free energies:$$ emph $$Ab initio$$ case study of polyalanine." Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 (2012). (Academic Article)

Auckenthaler, T, Blum, V, Bungartz, H-J, Huckle, T, Johanni, R, Krämer, L, Lang, B, Lederer, H, and Willems, PR. "Parallel solution of partial symmetric eigenvalue problems from electronic structure calculations." Parallel Computing 37 (2011): 783-794. (Academic Article)

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