This Minisymposium will be part of the PARA 2008 Workshop on State-of-the-Art in Scientific and Parallel Computing, to be held in Trondheim, Norway, on May 13-16, 2008.
See http://para08.idi.ntnu.no for general information and author information including link to the PARA 2008 Submission system
Modeling and numerical simulations have become important tools in analysis of th e molecular nanomagnets. Significant results have been achieved in simulations o f static and dynamic properties. However, there is a need to present state-of-th e-art in this developing field which could address the following topics: a) the limits for ‚giant spin approximation‚ which assumes that the total spin S is a good quantum number; b) the overlap between the ab-initio and phenomenologica l modeling as far as magnetic couplings and anisotropies are concerned; c) non-c lassical dynamics of the single-chain magnets; d) new approaches and simulations methods; e) new tools and environments in materials science computations.
Scientific success of this mini-symposium will result not only from an overview of high-performance computing in molecular magnetism, but also from recognizing the limitations of the available theoretical tools and from the identification of challenging areas where new efforts will be required to further advance the field.
The deadlines for the submissions are as follows:
For specific information about this Minisymposium, please contact Alessandro Ben cini (e-mail: alessandro.bencini -at- unifi.it) or Grzegorz Kamieniarz (e-mail: gjk -at -amu.edu.pl).