Publications for Valeriu Chirita
Co-author map based on ISI articles 2007-

Keywords

w ti pt o n modulus island initio elastic dynamics diffusion clusters atoms atom alumina al adsorption adatoms adatom ab

Journal Articles

Davide Sangiovanni, Daniel Edström, Lars Hultman, Ivan Petrov, Joseph E Greene and Valeriu Chirita
  Ti adatom diffusion on TiN(001): Ab initio and classical molecular dynamics simulations
  Surface Science, 2014, 627, 34-41.

Hanna Kindlund, Davide Sangiovanni, Jun Lu, Jens Jensen, Valeriu Chirita, Jens Birch, Ivan Petrov, Joseph Greene and Lars Hultman
  Vacancy-induced toughening in hard single-crystal V0.5Mo0.5Nx/MgO(001) thin films
  Acta Materialia, 2014, 77, 394-400.

Hanna Kindlund, Davide Sangiovanni, Jens Jensen, Valeriu Chirita, Ivan Petrov, Joseph Greene and Lars Hultman
  Effect of WN content on toughness enhancement in V1–xWxN/MgO(001) thin films
  Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. A. Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 2014, 32(3), 030603.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

Daniel Edström, Davide Sangiovanni, Lars Hultman, Valeriu Chirita, Ivan Petrov and Joseph Greene
  Ti and N adatom descent pathways to the terrace from atop two-dimensional TiN/TiN(001) islands
  Thin Solid Films, 2014, 558, 37-46.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

Hanna Kindlund, Davide Sangiovanni, L. Martínez-de-Olcoz, Jun Lu, Jens Jensen, Jens Birch, Ivan Petrov, Joseph Greene, Valeriu Chirita and Lars Hultman
  Toughness Enhancement in Hard Ceramic Thin Films by Alloy Design
  APL MATERIALS, 2013, 1(4), 042104.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 4

Davide Sangiovanni, Daniel Edström, Lars Hultman, Valeriu Chirita, Ivan Petrov and Joseph E Greene
  Dynamics of Ti, N, and TiNx (x=1-3) admolecule transport on TiN(001) surfaces
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2012, 86(15), 155443.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 4

Davide Sangiovanni, Valeriu Chirita and Lars Hultman
  Toughness enhancement in TiAlN-based quarternary alloys
  Thin Solid Films, 2012, 520(11), 4080-4088.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 5

Peter Steneteg, Valeriu Chirita, Natalia Dubrovinskaia, Leonid Dubrovinsky and Igor Abrikosov
  Missing-atom structure of diamond Sigma 5 (001) twist grain boundary
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2011, 84(14), 144112.
   Fulltext  PDF  

Thomas Reeswinkel, Davide Sangiovanni, Valeriu Chirita, Lars Hultman and Jochen M. Schneider
  Structure and mechanical properties of TiAlN-WNI(x) thin films
  Surface & Coatings Technology, 2011, 205(20), 4821-4827.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 5

Davide Giuseppe Sangiovanni, Lars Hultman and Valeriu Chirita
  Supertoughening in B1 transition metal nitride alloys by increased valence electron concentration
  Acta Materialia, 2011, 59(5), 212-2134.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 12

Thomas Reeswinkel, Davide Giuseppe Sangiovanni, Valeriu Chirita, Lars Hultman and Jochen Schneider
  Structure and mechanical properties of TiAlN-WNx thin films
  Journal of Applied Physics, 2010, , .

Davide Giuseppe Sangiovanni, Valeriu Chirita and Lars Hultman
  Electronic mechanism for toughness enhancement in TixM1-xN (M=Mo and W)
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2010, 81(10), 104107-104113.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 29

Erik Wallin, Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita and Ulf Helmersson
  Low-temperature alpha-alumina thin film growth: ab initio studies of Al adatom surface migration
  JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 2009, 42(12), 125302.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 6

Dragan Adamovic, Valeriu Chirita, Peter Münger, Lars Hultman and J.E. Greene
  Kinetic pathways leading to layer-by-layer growth from hyperthermal atoms: A Multibillion time step molecular dynamics study
  Physical review. B, Condensed matter and materials physics, 2007, 76, 115418-115425.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 12

L.-L. Wang, S.V. Khare, Valeriu Chirita, D.D. Johnson, A.A. Rockett, A.I. Frenkel, N.H. Mack and R.G. Nuzzo
  Origin of bulklike structure and bond length disorder of Pt37 and Pt6Ru31 clusters on carbon: Comparison of theory and experiment
  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128(1), 131-142.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 37

Erik Wallin, Jon Martin Andersson, E. Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita and Ulf Helmersson
  Ab initio studies of Al, O, and O2 adsorption on α-Al2O3 (0001) surfaces
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2006, 74(12), 125409-1-125409-9.
   Fulltext  PDF  
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 20

Dragan Adamovic, Valeriu Chirita, Peter Münger, Lars Hultman and Joe Greene
  Enhanced intra- and interlayer mass transport on Pt(111) via 5 - 50 eV Pt atom impacts on two-dimensional Pt clusters
  Thin Solid Films, 2006, 515(4), 2235-2243.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 4

Jon M. Andersson, Erik Wallin, Valeriu Chirita, E. Peter Münger and Ulf Helmersson
  Ab initio calculations on the effects of additives on alumina phase stability
  Physical review. B, Condensed matter and materials physics, 2005, 71(014101), 014101.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 11

Dragan Adamovic, Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita, Lars Hultman and Joe Greene
  Low-energy ion irradiation during film growth: Kinetic pathways leading to enhanced adatom migration rates
  Applied Physics Letters, 2005, 86, 211915.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 12

Denis Music, Valeriu Chirita, Jochen Schneider and Ulf Helmersson
  Effect of chemical composition on the elastic and electrical properties of the boron-oxygen-yttrium system studied by ab initio and experimental means
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 2004, 69(9), .
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

Erik Wallin, Jon M. Andersson, Valeriu Chirita and Ulf Helmersson
  Effects of additives in α- and θ-alumina: an ab initio study
  Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2004, 16(49), 8971-8980.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 12

Denis Music, U. Kreissig, Valeriu Chirita, J.M. Schneider and Ulf Helmersson
  Elastic modulus of amorphous boron suboxide thin films studied by theoretical and experimental methods
  Journal of Applied Physics, 2003, 93(2), 940-944.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 12

Denis Music, Valeriu Chirita, U. Kreissig, Z. Czigany, J.M. Schneider and Ulf Helmersson
  Quantum design and synthesis of a boron-oxygen-yttrium phase
  Applied Physics Letters, 2003, 82(24), 4286-4288.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 2

Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita, Lars Hultman and J.E. Greene
  Adatom/vacancy interactions and interlayer mass transport in small two-dimensional Pt clusters on Pt(1 1 1)
  Surface Science, 2003, 539(1-3), .
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 3

Valeriu Chirita, Peter Münger, J.E. Greene and J.-E. Sundgren
  Cluster diffusion and surface morphological transitions on Pt (111) via reptation and concerted motion
  Thin Solid Films, 2000, 370(1), 179-185.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 11

Valeriu Chirita, Peter Münger, Joseph E Greene and J E Sundgren
  Reptation: a mechanism for cluster migration on (111) face-centered-cubic metal surfaces
  Surface Science, 1999, 436(1-3), L641-L647.

M H Carlberg, Valeriu Chirita and Peter Münger
  Defects and energy accommodation in epitaxial sputter deposited Mo/W superlattices studied by molecular dynamics
  Thin Solid Films, 1998, 317(1-2), 10-13.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 1

Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita, J E Sundgren and Joseph E Greene
  Destabilization and diffusion of two-dimensional close-packed Pt clusters on Pt(111) during film growth from the vapor phase
  Thin Solid Films, 1998, 318(1-2), 57-60.

Valeriu Chirita, Peter Münger, Jan-Erik Sundgren and Joseph E Greene
  Enhanced cluster mobilities on Pt(111) during film growth from the vapor phase
  Applied Physics Letters, 1998, 72(1), 127-129.

M H Carlberg, Valeriu Chirita and Peter Münger
  Atomistic study of defect generation mechanisms in Mo/W superlattices
  Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 1996, 112(1-4), 109-111.
 Web of Science® Times Cited: 2

Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita, Joseph E Greene and J E Sundgren
  Adatom-induced diffusion of two-dimensional close-packed Pt-7 clusters on Pt(111)
  Surface Science, 1996, 355(1-3), L325-L330.

M H Carlberg, Peter Münger and Valeriu Chirita
  Molecular-dynamics studies of defect generation in epitaxial Mo/W superlattices
  Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 1996, 54(3), 2217-2224.

Conference Articles

Erik Wallin, Jon Andersson, Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita and Ulf Helmersson
  Ab initio studies of adsorption and diffusion processes on alpha-Al2O3 (0001) surfaces
  AVS 54th International Symposium,2007, 2007.


Erik Wallin, Jon Andersson, Peter Münger, Valeriu Chirita and Ulf Helmersson
  Ab initio studies of adsorption and diffusion processes on alpha-Al2O3 (0001) surfaces
  International Symposium on Reactive Sputter Deposition,2007, 2007.


Ph.D. Theses

Davide G. Sangiovanni
  Transition Metal Nitrides: Alloy Design and Surface Transport Properties using Ab-initio and Classical Computational Methods
  2013.


  Fulltext PDF

Peter Steneteg
  Development of molecular dynamics methodology for simulations of hard materials
  2012.


  Fulltext PDF

Licentiate Theses

Davide Giuseppe Sangiovanni
  Toughness enhancement in transition metal nitrides
  2011.


  Fulltext PDF