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Here are papers authored by NERSC users that were featured on the cover of the scientific journal in which they were published.  You can sort according to any of the headings below.

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A New Mechanism for Gravitational-Wave Emission in Core-Collapse Supernovae

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Phys. Rev. Lett. » Volume 96 » Issue 20

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Curvature Effect on the Capacitance of Electric Double Layers at Ionic Liquid/Onion-Like Carbon Interfaces

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Graphene Moves Toward Applications

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Hierarchically Porous Graphene as a Lithium-Air Battery Electrode. See also http://pubs.acs.org/NanoLett (2011) 11, 5071–5078

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Mn monolayer modified Rh for syngas-to-ethanol conversion: a first-principles study

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Hydrogen reactivity on highly-hydroxylated TiO2(110) surfaces prepared via carboxylic acid adsorption and photolysis

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Rate-Determining Step in the NOx Reduction Mechanism on BaY Zeolites and the Importance of Long-Range Lattice Effects

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Understanding the Surface Potential of Water

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Does Nitric Acid Dissociate at the Aqueous Solution Surface?

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Atomistic Simulations of Hydrated Nafion and Temperature Effects on Hydronium Ion Mobility

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2007, Vol. 111 (25), pp. 7234–7244

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Computational studies of molecular hydrogen binding affinities: The role of dispersion forces, electrostatics, and orbital interactions

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2006, Vol. 8 (12), pp. 1357-1370

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SSC: A tool for constructing libraries for systematic screening of conformers

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DOI: 10.1002/jcc.21774

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Moving Protons with Pendant Amines: Proton Mobility in a Nickel Catalyst for Oxidation of Hydrogen

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Electronic structure of aqueous borohydride: a potential hydrogen storage medium

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On the hydration and hydrolysis of carbon dioxide

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Minimizing the Formation of Coke and Methane on Co Nanoparticles in Steam Reforming of Biomass-Derived Oxygenates

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Comparative Investigation of Benzene Steam Reforming over Spinel Supported Rh and Ir Catalysts

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Selective Nucleation in Porous Media

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Optimizing Nanoporous Materials for Gas Storage

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High Catalytic Rates for Hydrogen Production Using Nickel Electrocatalysts with Seven-Membered Cyclic Diphosphine Ligands Containing One Pendant Amine

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Mail-Order Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Designing Isoreticular MOF-5 Analogues Comprising Commercially Available Organic Molecules

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The halogen analogs of thiolated gold nanoclusters

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The Role of Pendant Amines in the Breaking and Forming of Molecular Hydrogen Catalyzed by Nickel Complexes

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Similarity-Driven Discovery of Zeolite Materials for Adsorption-Based Separations

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Isomer Energy Differences for the C4H3 and C4H5 Isomers Using Diffusion Monte Carlo

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2008, Vol. 112 (10), pp. 2065–2068

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Dielectric Nanodroplets: Structure, Stability, Thermodynamics, Shape Transitions and Electrocrystallization in Applied Electric Fields

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Current Status of the AMOEBA Polarizable Force Field

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Characterization of Redox States of Ru(OH2)(Q)(tpy)2+ (Q = 3,5-di-tert-butyl-1,2-benzoquinone, tpy = 2,2':6',2''-terpyridine) and Related Species through Experimental and Theoretical Studies

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May 2009, Vol. 48 (10), pp. 4372-4383

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Methane Activation and Catalytic Ethylene Formation on Free Au2

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Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 980 –983

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First Principles Simulation of the Bonding, Vibrational, and Electronic Properties of the Hydration Shells of the High-Spin Fe3+ Ion in Aqueous Solutions

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2010, Vol. 114 (5), pp. 2189–2200

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Methanol Synthesis from H2 and CO2 on a Mo6S8 Cluster: A Density Functional Study

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J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114 (11), pp 3888–3895

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Effects of co-solvents on peptide hydration water structure and dynamics

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2010, Vol. 12 (2), pp. 393-405

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Molecular and Atomic Hydrogen Interactions with Au−Ir Near-Surface Alloys

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2009, Vol. 113 (4), pp. 1411–1417

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Atom-by-atom structural and chemical analysis by annular dark-field electron microscopy

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Nature 464, 571-574 (25 March 2010) | doi:10.1038/nature08879

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Atomistic Simulation of Water Percolation and Proton Hopping in Nafion Fuel Cell Membrane

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Computational Investigation of the First Solvation Shell Structure of Interfacial and Bulk Aqueous Chloride and Iodide Ions

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2009, Vol. 113 (13), pp. 4141–4146

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State-to-state quantum dynamics of the O(3P)+OH(2Π)→H(2S)+O2(3Σg) reaction

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J. Chem. Phys. 133, 054302 (2010);

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Tropical cyclones and permanent El Nino in the early Pliocene epoch

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Nature 463, 1066-1070 (25 February 2010) |

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Independent confirmation of global land warming without the use of station temperatures

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Regional Climate–Weather Research and Forecasting Model

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The Effect of Sudden Source Buoyancy Flux Increases on Turbulent Plumes

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10 September 2009, Vol. 635, pp. 137-169

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Low-Swirl Combustion: Experiments and Simulations Working Together

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2010, No. 16, Special Issue 2010, pp. 16

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Common processes drive the thermochemical pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass

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Numerical Simulation of a Laboratory-Scale Turbulent V-Flame

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Intrinsic Stochasticity in Fusion Plasmas

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Analysis of shot-to-shot variability in post-disruption runaway electron currents for diverted DIII-D discharges

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Resolving Velocity Space Dynamics in Continuum Gyrokinetics

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2010, Vol. 17 (3), 032106

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Reconnecting Magnetic Fields

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September-October 2009, Vol. 97 (5), pp. 392

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Simulation of high-power electromagnetic wave heating in the ITER burning plasma

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July 2008, Vol. 15, 072513

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High-quality electron beams from a laser wakefield accelerator using plasma-channel guiding

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30 September 2004, Vol. 431, pp. 541-544

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Integrated Simulation of Fusion Plasmas

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February 2005, Vol. 58 (2), pp. 35-40

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Large Fields for Smaller Facility Sources

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Summer 2009, Issue 13, pp. 13-21

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Freely decaying turbulence in two-dimensional electrostatic gyrokinetics

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An Assessment of Full Wave Effects on the Propagation and Absorption of Lower Hybrid Wave

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2009, Vol. 16 (7), 072502

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Magnetic X-Points, Edge Localized Modes, and Stochasticity

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2010, Vol. 17 (6), 062505

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Lattice strain effects on CO oxidation on Pt(111)

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2006, Vol. 8 (29), pp. 3369-3374

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Effect of the amyloid β hairpin’s structure on the handedness of helices formed by its aggregates

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Differences in β-strand Populations of Monomeric Aβ40 and Aβ42

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New and Efficient Poisson−Boltzmann Solver for Interaction of Multiple Proteins

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2010, Vol. 6 (7), pp. 2214–2224

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Dynameomics: A Comprehensive Database of Protein Dynamics

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14 March 2010, Vol. 18 (4), pp. 423-435

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Contrasting Disease and Nondisease Protein Aggregation by Molecular Simulation

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2008, Vol. 41 (8), pp. 1037–1047

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Characterization of intact subcellular bodies in whole bacteria by cryo-electron tomography and spectroscopic imaging

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July 2006, Vol. 223 (1), pp. 40–52

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When a domain is not a domain, and why it is important to properly filter proteins in databases

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Improved Energy Selection of Nativelike Protein Loops from Loop Decoys

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2008, Vol. 4 (3), pp. 515–521

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Coexistence of Fluid and Crystalline Phases of Proteins in Photosynthetic Membranes

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Growth of Carbon Structures on Stepped (211)Co Surfaces

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2009, Vol. 113 (35), pp. 15658–15666

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Barrier-free tunneling in a carbon heterojunction transistor

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Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 033102 (2010)

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Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Evaporation-Induced Nanoparticle Assembly

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Solar Nanocomposites with Complementary Charge Extraction Pathways for Electrons and Holes: Si Embedded in ZnS

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Accuracy of Quantum Monte Carlo Methods for Point Defects in Solids

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Molecular Structure and Dynamics in Thin Water Films at Metal Oxide Surfaces: Magnesium, Aluminum, and Silicon Oxide Surfaces

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Molecular Structure and Dynamics in Thin Water Films at the Silica and Graphite Surfaces

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2008, Vol. 112 (35), pp. 13587–13599

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Salt-specific effects in aqueous dispersions of carbon nanotubes

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Electron transport properties of carbon nanotube–graphene contacts

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Phase Transitions in Nanoconfined Fluids: The Evidence from Simulation and Theory

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Origin of the Variation of Exciton Binding Energy in Semiconductors

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Mechanistic study of droplets coalescence in Pickering emulsions

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Magnetic hollow cages with colossal moments

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Mechanical Properties and Electronic Structure of Mullite Phases Using First-Principles Modeling

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Computational challenges for nanostructure solar cells

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2009, Vol. 2, pp. 944-955

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Gyrokinetic particle-in-cell optimization on emerging multi- and manycore platforms

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doi:10.1016/j.parco.2011.02.001

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Architectural Simulation for Exascale Hardware/Software Co-design

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Special Issue on CoDesign for Systems and Applications, Vladimir Getov, Adolfy Hoisie, and Harvey Wasserman, guest editors

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First Observation of PeV-Energy Neutrinos with IceCube

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Evidence for High-Energy Extraterrestrial Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector

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