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

Hammer, L, Blum, V, Schmidt, C, Wieckhorst, O, Meier, W, Muller, S, and Heinz, K. "Role of Co antisite segregation in the CoAl(111) surface." PHYSICAL REVIEW B 71.7 (February 2005). Full Text

Blum, V, Hart, GLW, Walorski, MJ, and Zunger, A. "Using genetic algorithms to map first-principles results to model Hamiltonians: Application to the generalized Ising model for alloys." Physical Review B 72 (2005): 165113-165113. (Academic Article)

Hart, GLW, Blum, V, Walorski, MJ, and Zunger, A. "Evolutionary approach for determining first-principles hamiltonians." Nature materials 4 (2005): 391-394. (Academic Article)

Blum, V, and Zunger, A. "Structural complexity in binary bcc ground states: The case of bcc Mo-Ta." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 69.2 (2004): 201031-201034.

Blum, V, and Zunger, A. "Mixed-basis cluster expansion for thermodynamics of bcc alloys." Physical Review B 70 (2004): 155108-155108. (Academic Article)

Blum, V, and Zunger, A. "Structural complexity in binary bcc ground states: The case of bcc Mo-Ta." Physical Review B 69 (2004): 020103-020103. (Academic Article)

Blum, V, Schmidt, A, Meier, W, Hammer, L, and Heinz, K. "Competitive surface segregation of C, Al and S impurities in Fe(100)." JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER 15.21 (June 4, 2003): 3517-3529. Full Text

Blum, V, Hammer, L, Schmidt, C, Meier, W, Wieckhorst, O, Muller, S, and Heinz, K. "Segregation in strongly ordering compounds: A key role of constitutional defects." PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 89.26 (December 23, 2002). Full Text

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