George Kopidakis

George Kopidakis

Contact details

Address
Department of Materials Science and Technology,
University of Crete,
GR-71003 Heraklion, Greece.
Office
B209, Computer Science Department Building
Telephone
+30 2810 394218
email
kopidaki

In short

George Kopidakis is an Associate Professor of Computational Materials Science at the Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Greece.

Research projects

George Kopidakis's research focuses on theory and modeling of materials. Current activities include atomistic simulations with quantum and classical models for the structural, vibrational, mechanical, electronic, optical properties of amorphous and nanostructured materials, fundamentals and applications of localization and transfer of nonlinear excitations.

Recent and Selected Publications

  • M. Johansson, G. Kopidakis, and S. Aubry, "KAM Tori in 1D Random Discrete Nonlinear Schrodinger Model?", EPL 91, 50001 (2010).
  • N.V. Galanis, I.N. Remediakis, and G. Kopidakis, "Mechanical Response of Nanocrystalline Cu from Atomistic Simulations", Phys. Status Solidi C 7, 1372 (2010).
  • G. Vantarakis, C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, C.Z. Wang, K.M. Ho, and P.C. Kelires, "Interfacial Disorder and Optoelectronic Properties of Diamond Nanocrystals", Phys. Rev. B 80, 045307 (2009).
  • Magnus Johansson, Georgios Kopidakis, Stefano Lepri, and Serge Aubry, "Transmission Thresholds in Time-periodically Driven Nonlinear Disordered Systems", EPL 86, 10009 (2009).
  • I.N. Remediakis, G. Kopidakis, and P.C. Kelires, "Softening of Ultra-Nanocrystalline Diamond at Low Grain Sizes", Acta Materialia 56, 5340 (2008).
  • G. Kopidakis, S. Komineas, S. Flach, and S. Aubry, "Absence of Wave Packet Diffusion in Disordered Nonlinear Systems", Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 084103 (2008).
  • G. Kopidakis, I.N. Remediakis, M.G. Fyta, and P.C. Kelires, "Atomic and Electronic Structure of Crystalline-Amorphous Carbon Interfaces", Diamond and Related Materials 16, 1875 (2007).
  • I.N. Remediakis, M.G. Fyta, C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, and P.C. Kelires, "Structure, Elastic Properties and Strength of Amorphous and Nanocomposite Carbon", Diamond and Related Materials 16, 1835 (2007).
  • C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, P. Patsalas, and P.C. Kelires, "Disorder and Optical Properties of Amorphous Carbon", Diamond and Related Materials 16, 1788 (2007).
  • P. Maniadis, G. Kopidakis, and S. Aubry, "Energy Dissipation Threshold and Self-induced Transparency in Systems with Discrete Breathers", Physica D 216, 121 (2006).
  • S. Aubry and G. Kopidakis, "A Nonadiabatic Theory for Ultrafast Catalytic Electron Transfer, A Model for the Photosynthetic Reaction Center", Journal of Biological Physics 31, 375 (2005).
  • C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, P.C. Kelires, M. Gioti, P. Patsalas, and S. Logothetidis, "Electronic and Optical Properties of a-C from Tight-Binding Molecular Dynamics Simulations", Thin Solid Films 482, 151 (2005).
  • M.G. Fyta, C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, and P.C. Kelires, "Structure, Stability, and Stress Properties of Amorphous and Nanostructured Carbon Films", Thin Solid Films 482, 56 (2005).
  • C. Mathioudakis, G. Kopidakis, P.C. Kelires, C.Z. Wang, and K.M. Ho, "Physical Trends in Amorphous Carbon: A Tight-Binding Molecular Dynamics Study", Phys. Rev. B 70, 125202 (2004).
  • S. Aubry and G. Kopidakis, "A Nonlinear Dynamical Model for Ultrafast Catalytic Transfer of Electrons at Zero Temperature", Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 17, 3908 (2003).
  • G. Kopidakis, S. Aubry, and G.P. Tsironis, "Targeted Energy Transfer through Discrete Breathers in Nonlinear Systems", Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 165501 (2001).
  • G. Kopidakis and S. Aubry, "Discrete Breathers in Realistic Models: Hydrocarbon Structures", Physica B 296, 237 (2001).
  • Anna Maria Morgante, Magnus Johansson, Georgios Kopidakis, and Serge Aubry, "Oscillatory Instabilities of Standing Waves in One-Dimensional Nonlinear Lattices", Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 550 (2000).
  • G. Kopidakis and S. Aubry, "Discrete Breathers and Delocalization in Nonlinear Disordered Systems", Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3236 (2000).
  • G. Kopidakis, C.Z. Wang, C.M. Soukoulis, and K.M. Ho, "Hydrogen-induced Structural Changes in Tetrahedral Amorphous Carbon", Phys. Rev. B 58, 14106 (1998).
  • P.W. Murray, S.Thorshaug, I.Stensgaard, F. Besenbacher, E. Laegsgaard, A. Ruban, K.W. Jacobsen, G. Kopidakis, and H.L. Skriver, "A New Heteroepitaxial Subsurface Growth Mode Resulting in Interlayer Mixing", Phys. Rev. B 55, 1380 (1997).
  • G. Kopidakis, C.M. Soukoulis, and E.N. Economou, "Localization and Electron-Phonon Interactions in Disordered Systems", Europhys. Lett. 33, 459 (1996).
  • G. Kopidakis, C.M. Soukoulis, and E.N. Economou "Electron-Phonon Interaction, Localization, and Polaron Formation in One-Dimensional Systems", Phys. Rev. B 51, 15038 (1995).