Prof Kostya Trachenko

Kostya Trachenko

Professor of Physics

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences
Queen Mary University of London
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Research

theory of states of matter including theory of liquids and supercritical fluids, links between fundamental physical constants and system properties, theory of melting, high pressure, glasses, radiation damage in nuclear and fusion energy and waste forms

Interests

My research interests mostly lie in theoretical and computational condensed matter physics:
- fundamental theory of states of matter including theory of liquids and supercritical fluids
- theory of melting
- links between fundamental physical constants and system properties and the origin of fundamental constants
- links between field theory and condensed matter physics
- high pressure
- glasses and glass transition
- radiation damage effects including in nuclear and fusion energy and waste forms

Publications

Relevant PublicationPublications of specific relevance to the Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics

2023

Relevant PublicationTrachenko K (2023). Properties of condensed matter from fundamental physical constants. Advances In Physics vol. ahead-of-print (ahead-of-print), 1-44.  
29-03-2023

2022

Relevant PublicationCockrell C and Trachenko K (2022). Double universality of the transition in the supercritical state. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science vol. 8 (32), eabq5183-eabq5183.  
12-08-2022
Relevant PublicationTrachenko K (2022). Dynamical quantum indistinguishability. Annals of Physics, Elsevier Masson vol. 441, 168886-168886.  
22-04-2022

2021

bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2021). The quantum mechanics of viscosity. Physics Today vol. 74 (12), 66-67.  
01-12-2021
bullet iconCockrell C, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2021). Transition in the supercritical state of matter: Review of experimental evidence. Physics Reports vol. 941, 1-27.  
19-10-2021
bullet iconTrachenko K, Monserrat T, Pickard C and Brazhkin V (2021). Speed of sound from fundamental physical constants. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science 
09-10-2021
bullet iconCockrell C, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2021). Universal interrelation between dynamics and thermodynamics and a dynamically driven “c” transition in fluids. Physical Review E, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 104 (3), 034108-034108.  
07-09-2021
bullet iconBaggioli M, Trachenko K and Brazhkin V (2021). Similarity between the kinematic viscosity of quark-gluon plasma and liquids at the viscosity minimum. SciPost Physics, SciPost 
02-03-2021
bullet iconTrachenko K, Matteo B, Kamran B and Vadim B (2021). Universal lower bounds on energy and momentum diffusion in liquids. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, American Physical Society vol. 103, 1-7.  
28-01-2021

2020

bullet iconTrachenko K, Monserrat B, Pickard CJ and Brazhkin VV (2020). Speed of sound from fundamental physical constants. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) vol. 6 (41) 
09-10-2020
bullet iconZaccone A and Trachenko K (2020). Explaining the low-frequency shear elasticity of confined liquids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, National Academy of Sciences vol. 117 (33), 19653-19655.  
03-08-2020
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2020). Minimal quantum viscosity from fundamental physical constants. Science Advances, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) vol. 6 (17), eaba3747-eaba3747.  
24-04-2020

2019

bullet iconTRACHENKO KOSTYA (2019). Quantum dissipation in a scalar field theory with gapped momentum states. Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group 
01-05-2019
bullet iconBaggioli M and Trachenko K (2019). Maxwell interpolation and close similarities between liquids and holographic models. Physical Review D vol. 99 (10) 
18-04-2019
bullet iconBaggioli M and Trachenko K (2019). Low frequency propagating shear waves in holographic liquids. The Journal of High Energy Physics, Springer Verlag (Germany) vol. 2019 (3) 
15-03-2019

2018

bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN and Trachenko K (2018). Liquid-like and gas-like features of a simple fluid: An insight from theory and simulation. Physica A Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier vol. 509, 690-702.  
01-11-2018
bullet iconYang C, Trachenko K, Hull S, Todorov IT and Dove MT (2018). Emergence of microstructure and oxygen diffusion in yttrium-stabilized cubic zirconia. Physical Review B, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 97 (18) 
01-05-2018
bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Proctor JE, Prescher C, Prakapenka VB, Trachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2018). Dynamics, thermodynamics and structure of liquids and supercritical fluids: crossover at the Frenkel line. Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing vol. 30 (13) 
06-03-2018

2017

bullet iconTRACHENKO K (2017). Lagrangian formulation and symmetrical description of liquid dynamics. Physical Review E, American Physical Society vol. 96, 062134(1)-062134(5).  
21-12-2017
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN and Trachenko K (2017). Rigid liquid –to– dense gas transition at supercritical pressures. 
01-10-2017
bullet iconWang L, Dove MT, Trachenko K, Fomin YD and Brazhkin VV (2017). Supercritical Grüneisen parameter and its universality at the Frenkel line. Physical Review E vol. 96 
07-07-2017
bullet iconAndritsos EI, Dove MT, Demmel F and Trachenko K (2017). Short-range dynamics in the solid and liquid phases. 
20-06-2017
bullet iconTRACHENKO K, Yang C, Dove MT and Brazhkin VV (2017). Emergence and Evolution of the k Gap in Spectra of Liquid and Supercritical States. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society vol. 118, 1-5.  
26-05-2017
bullet iconPrescher C, Fomin YD, Prakapenka VB, Stefanski J, Trachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2017). Experimental evidence of the Frenkel line in supercritical neon. Physical Review B vol. 95 (13) 
26-04-2017
bullet iconWang L, Yang C, Dove MT, Fomin YD, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2017). Direct links between dynamical, thermodynamic and structural properties of liquids: modelling results. Physical Review E, American Physical Society 
07-03-2017
bullet iconTRACHENKO K (2017). Stable equilibrium point and oscillatory motion of the Universe in a model with variable vacuum energy. Physical Review D, American Physical Society vol. 95, 043522-043522.  
21-02-2017

2016

bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2016). Crossover of collective modes and positive sound dispersion in supercritical state (vol 28, 43LT01, 2016). Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing vol. 29 (5) 
02-12-2016
bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2016). Crossover of collective modes and positive sound dispersion in supercritical state. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing: Hybrid Open Access vol. 28 (43), 43LT01-43LT01.  
07-09-2016
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2016). Anomalous vacuum energy and stability of a quantum liquid. J Phys Condens Matter, IOP PUblishing vol. 28 (12), 12LT01-12LT01.  
24-02-2016
bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2016). The Frenkel line and isotope effect. Physica A Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier vol. 444, 890-896.  
01-02-2016

2015

bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2015). Collective modes and thermodynamics of the liquid state. Reports on Progress in Physics, IOP Publishing vol. 79 (1) 
22-12-2015
bullet iconZarkadoula E, Duffy DM, Nordlund K, Seaton MA, Todorov IT, Weber WJ and Trachenko K (2015). Electronic effects in high-energy radiation damage in tungsten. Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, IOP Publishing vol. 27 (13) 
13-03-2015
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2015). Reply to “Comment on ‘Dynamic transition of supercritical hydrogen: Defining the boundary between interior and atmosphere in gas giants’ ”. Physical Review E, American Physical Society (APS) vol. 91 (3) 
01-03-2015
bullet iconYang C, Brazhkin VV, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2015). Frenkel line and solubility maximum in supercritical fluids. Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society vol. 91 (1) 
01-01-2015
bullet iconBrazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2015). Between glass and gas: Thermodynamics of liquid matter. 
01-01-2015
bullet iconYang C, Brazhkin VV, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2015). Frenkel line and solubility maximum in supercritical fluids. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys vol. 91 (1), 012112-012112.  
01-01-2015
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2015). Reply to Comment on 'Dynamic transition of supercritical hydrogen: Defining the boundary between interior and atmosphere in gas giants'. PHYSICAL REVIEW E vol. 91 (3) 
01-01-2015

2014

bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN, Trachenko K, Fomin YD and Tsiok EN (2014). The Frenkel line and supercritical technologies. Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Pleiades Publishing vol. 8 (8), 1087-1094.  
01-12-2014
bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2014). Dynamic transition in supercritical iron. Scientific Reports, Springer Nature vol. 4 (1) 
26-11-2014
bullet iconFomin YD, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2014). Thermodynamics and Widom lines in supercritical carbon dioxide. 
25-11-2014
bullet iconYang C, Zarkadoula E, Dove MT, Todorov IT, Geisler T, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2014). Solid-state diffusion in amorphous zirconolite. Journal of Applied Physics, AIP Publishing vol. 116 (18) 
10-11-2014
bullet iconBrazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2014). Collective Excitations and Thermodynamics of Disordered State: New Insights into an Old Problem. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, American Chemical Society (ACS) vol. 118 (39), 11417-11427.  
17-09-2014
bullet iconTrachenko K (2014). Varying vacuum energy of a self-interacting scalar field. Annals of Physics vol. 362 
28-08-2014
bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV and Bolmatov D (2014). Dynamic transition of supercritical hydrogen: Defining the boundary between interior and atmosphere in gas giants. Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics vol. 89 (3) 
21-03-2014
bullet iconWiddicombe AT, Ravindrarajah P, Sapelkin A, Phillips AE, Dunstan D, Dove MT, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2014). Measurement of bitumen viscosity in the room-temperature drop experiment: student education, public outreach and modern science in one. Physics Education 49(4), 406 (2014) 
21-03-2014
bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV and Bolmatov D (2014). Dynamic transition of supercritical hydrogen: defining the boundary between interior and atmosphere in gas giants. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys vol. 89 (3) 
01-03-2014

2013

bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2013). Non-perturbative treatment of strongly-interacting fields: insights from liquid theory. Annals of Physics vol. 347 
14-11-2013
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN, Tsiok EN and Trachenko K (2013). Liquid-gas transition in the supercritical region: fundamental changes in the particle dynamics. Phys Rev Lett, American Physical Society vol. 111 (14) 
04-10-2013
bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV and Bolmatov D (2013). Dynamic transition of supercritical hydrogen in gas giants: defining the boundary between interior and atmosphere. Physical Review E vol. 89 
25-09-2013
bullet iconSapelkin AV, Bolmatov D, Karatutlu A, Little W, Trachenko K, Cibin G, Taylor R, Mosselmans F, Dent AJ and Mountjoy G (2013). Structural Origin of Light Emission in Germanium Quantum Dots. 
16-09-2013
bullet iconBolmatov D, Brazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Ryzhov VN and Trachenko K (2013). Evidence for structural crossover in the supercritical state. J. Chem. Phys. vol. 139 
08-08-2013
bullet iconZarkadoula E, Devanathan R, Weber WJ, Seaton M, Todorov IT, Nordlund K, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2013). High-energy radiation damage in zirconia: modeling results. 
12-07-2013
bullet iconZarkadoula E, Daraszewicz S, Duffy DM, Seaton M, Todorov IT, Nordlund K, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2013). Electronic effects in high-energy radiation damage in iron. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter vol. 26 
12-07-2013
bullet iconBolmatov D, Musaev ET and Trachenko K (2013). Symmetry breaking gives rise to energy spectra of three states of matter. Sci. Rep. vol. 3 
08-06-2013
bullet iconZarkadoula E, Daraszewicz SL, Duffy DM, Seaton MA, Todorov IT, Nordlund K, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2013). The nature of high-energy radiation damage in iron. J Phys Condens Matter vol. 25 (12) 
27-03-2013
bullet iconBolmatov D, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2013). Thermodynamic behavior of supercritical matter. Nature Communications vol. 4 
13-03-2013
bullet iconBolmatov D, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2013). Helium at elevated pressures: Quantum liquid with non-static shear rigidity. J. Appl. Phys. vol. 113 
08-03-2013
bullet iconAndritsos EI, Zarkadoula E, Phillips AE, Dove MT, Walker CJ, Brazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2013). Heat capacity of matter beyond the Dulong-Petit value. J. Phys.: Cond. Matt vol. 25 
14-02-2013
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2013). Duality of liquids. Scientific Reports vol. 3 
13-02-2013
bullet iconChappell HF, Dove MT, Trachenko K, McKnight REA, Carpenter MA and Redfern SAT (2013). Structural changes in zirconolite under α-decay. J Phys Condens Matter vol. 25 (5) 
06-02-2013

2012

bullet iconZarkadoula E, Dove MT, Daraszewicz SL, Duffy DM, Seaton M, Todorov IT, Nordlund K and Trachenko K (2012). The nature of high-energy radiation damage in iron: Modeling results. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter vol. 25 
26-11-2012
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN and Trachenko K (2012). Two liquid states of matter: A dynamic line on a phase diagram. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys vol. 85 (3-1) 
01-03-2012
bullet iconBolmatov D, Brazhkin V and Trachenko K (2012). The phonon theory of liquid thermodynamics. Sci. Rep. vol. 2 
02-02-2012
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN and Trachenko K (2012). Universal crossover of liquid dynamics in supercritical region. JETP LETTERS vol. 95 (3), 164-169.  
01-01-2012
bullet iconBrazhkin VV and Trachenko K (2012). What separates a liquid from a gas? PHYSICS TODAY vol. 65 (11), 68-69.  
01-01-2012
bullet iconTrachenko K, Zarkadoula E, Todorov IT, Dove MT, Dunstan DJ and Nordlund K (2012). Modeling high-energy radiation damage in nuclear and fusion applications. NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION B-BEAM INTERACTIONS WITH MATERIALS AND ATOMS vol. 277, 6-13.  
01-01-2012
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN, Trachenko K, Fomin YD and Tsiok EN (2012). Where is the supercritical fluid on the phase diagram? PHYSICS-USPEKHI vol. 55 (11), 1061-1079.  
01-01-2012

2011

bullet iconBolmatov D and Trachenko K (2011). Liquid heat capacity in the approach from the solid state: Anharmonic theory (vol 84, 054106, 2011). PHYS REV B vol. 84 (5) 
26-08-2011
bullet iconBolmatov D and Trachenko K (2011). Erratum: Liquid heat capacity in the approach from the solid state: Anharmonic theory (Physical Review B (2011) 84 (054106)). Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics vol. 84 (5) 
26-08-2011
bullet iconPronin AA, Trachenko K, Kondrin MV, Lyapin AG and Brazhkin VV (2011). Nonlocal dielectric relaxation in glycerol. PHYS REV B vol. 84 (1) 
26-07-2011
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Lyapin AG and Trachenko K (2011). Atomistic modeling of multiple amorphous-amorphous transitions in SiO2 and GeO2 glasses at megabar pressures. PHYS REV B vol. 83 (13) 
19-04-2011
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Fomin YD, Lyapin AG, Ryzhov VN and Trachenko K (2011). Two liquid states of matter: A new dynamic line on a phase diagram. 
18-04-2011
bullet iconPronin AA, Trachenko K, Kondrin MV and Brazhkin VV (2011). Observation of non-local dielectric relaxation in glycerol. Physical Review B vol. 84 
22-03-2011
bullet iconBolmatov D and Trachenko K (2011). Liquid heat capacity in the approach from the solid state: anharmonic theory. Phys. Rev. B vol. 84 
21-03-2011

2010

bullet iconTrachenko K (2010). Understanding spin glass transition as a dynamic phenomenon. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter vol. 23 
07-11-2010
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin V (2010). Heat capacity at the glass transition. Physical Review B vol. 83 
10-02-2010

2009

bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2009). Understanding the problem of glass transition on the basis of elastic waves in a liquid. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 21 (42) 
21-10-2009
bullet iconSalje EKH, Artacho E, Austen KF, Bruin RP, Calleja M, Chappell HF, Chiang G-T, Dove MT, Frame I, Goodwin AL, Kleese van Dam K, Marmier A, Parker SC, Pruneda JM, Todorov IT, Trachenko K, Tyer RP, Walker AM and White TOH (2009). eScience for molecular-scale simulations and the eMinerals project. 
13-03-2009

2008

bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV, Ferlat G, Dove MT and Artacho E (2008). First-principles calculations of structural changes in B2O3 glass under pressure. PHYS REV B vol. 78 (17) 
01-11-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2008). Understanding the problem of glass transition on the basis of elastic waves in a liquid. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter vol. 21 
18-09-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K (2008). Heat capacity of liquids: An approach from the solid phase. PHYS REV B vol. 78 (10) 
01-09-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K (2008). The Vogel-Fulcher-Tammann law in the elastic theory of glass transition. J NON-CRYST SOLIDS vol. 354 (32), 3903-3906.  
15-08-2008
bullet iconBrazhkin VV, Katayama Y, Trachenko K, Tsiok OB, Lyapin AG, Artacho E, Dove M, Ferlat G, Inamura Y and Saitoh H (2008). Nature of Structural Transformations in the B2O3 Glass under High Pressure. Physical Review Letters vol. 101 
13-05-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2008). Network rigidity and dynamics of oxides. 
09-05-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K, Roland CM and Casalini R (2008). Relationship between the nonexponentiality of relaxation and relaxation time in the problem of glass transition. J Phys Chem B vol. 112 (16), 5111-5115.  
24-04-2008
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin VV (2008). Liquid elasticity length, universal dynamic crossovers, and glass transition. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 20 (7) 
20-02-2008

2007

bullet iconWalker AM, Sullivan LA, Trachenko K, Bruin RP, White TOH, Dove MT, Tyer RP, Todorov IT and Wells SA (2007). The origin of the compressibility anomaly in amorphous silica: a molecular dynamics study. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 19 (27) 
11-07-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K, Roland CM and Casalini R (2007). Relationship between non-exponentiality of relaxation and relaxation time at the glass transition. See J. Phys. Chem. B vol. 112 
03-07-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV, Tsiok OB, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2007). Logarithmic relaxation in radiation-amorphized zircon. PHYS REV B vol. 76 (1) 
01-07-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K (2007). Slow dynamics and stress relaxation in a liquid as an elastic medium. PHYS REV B vol. 75 (21) 
01-06-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K and Brazhkin V (2007). Liquid elasticity length and universal dynamic crossovers. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter vol. 20 
23-04-2007
bullet iconLumpkin GR, Pruneda M, Rios S, Smith KL, Trachenko K, Whittle KR and Zaluzec NJ (2007). Nature of the chemical bond and prediction of radiation tolerance in pyrochlore and defect fluorite compounds. J SOLID STATE CHEM vol. 180 (4), 1512-1518.  
01-04-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K, Brazhkin VV, Tsiok OB, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2007). Pressure-induced structural transformation in radiation-amorphized zircon. Phys Rev Lett vol. 98 (13) 
30-03-2007
bullet iconTrachenko K (2007). Structural flexibility of cuprate superconductors. PHIL MAG LETT vol. 87 (9), 637-643.  
01-01-2007

2006

bullet iconDove MT, Sullivan LA, Walker AM, Bruin RP, White TOH, Trachenko K, Murray-Rust P, Todorov IT, Tyer RP, Couch PA, van Dam KK and Smith W (2006). Molecular dynamics in a grid computing environment: experiences using DL_POLY_3 within the eMinerals escience project. MOL SIMULAT vol. 32 (12-13), 945-952.  
01-10-2006
bullet iconTrachenko K (2006). A stress relaxation approach to glass transition. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 18 (19), L251-L258.  
17-05-2006
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Artacho E, Todorov IT and Smith W (2006). Atomistic simulations of resistance to amorphization by radiation damage. PHYS REV B vol. 73 (17) 
01-05-2006
bullet iconWalker AM, Dove MT, Sullivan LA, Trachenko K, Bruin RP, White TO, Murray-RuSt P, Tyer RP, Couch PA, Todorov IT, Smith W and van Dam KK (2006). Anatomy of a grid-enabled molecular simulation study: the compressibility of amorphous silica., Editors: Cox SJ. 
01-01-2006
bullet iconTodorov IT, Smith W, Trachenko K and Dove MT (2006). DL_POLY_3: new dimensions in molecular dynamics simulations via massive parallelism. J MATER CHEM vol. 16 (20), 1911-1918.  
01-01-2006
bullet iconLumpkin GR, Whittle KR, Rios S, Trachenko K, Pruneda M, Harvey EJ, Redfern SAT, Smith KL and Zaluzec NJ (2006). Radiation damage in pyrochlore and related compounds., Editors: VanIseghem P. 
01-01-2006
bullet iconTrachenko K and Turlakov M (2006). Tunneling and interaction effects in two-level systems in glasses studied by atomistic simulations. PHYS REV B vol. 73 (1) 
01-01-2006

2005

bullet iconTrachenko K, Pruneda JM, Artacho E and Dove MT (2005). How the nature of the chemical bond governs resistance to amorphization by radiation damage. PHYS REV B vol. 71 (18) 
01-05-2005
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Salje EKH, Todorov I, Smith W, Pruneda M and Artacho E (2005). Radiation damage in the bulk and at the surface. MOL SIMULAT vol. 31 (5), 355-359.  
30-04-2005
bullet iconPruneda JM, le Polles L, Farnan I, Trachenko K, Dove MT and Artacho E (2005). Calculation of the effect of intrinsic point defects and volume swelling in the nuclear magnetic resonance spectra of ZrSiO4. MOL SIMULAT vol. 31 (5), 349-354.  
30-04-2005
bullet iconTucker MG, Keen DA, Dove MT and Trachenko K (2005). Refinement of the Si-O-Si bond angle distribution in vitreous silica. 
09-02-2005

2004

bullet iconTrachenko K (2004). Understanding resistance to amorphization by radiation damage. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 16 (49), R1491-R1515.  
15-12-2004
bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2004). Local events and stretched-exponential relaxation in glasses. PHYS REV B vol. 70 (13) 
01-10-2004
bullet iconTrachenko K, Pruneda M, Artacho E and Dove MT (2004). Radiation damage effects in the perovskite CaTiO3 and resistance of materials to amorphization. PHYS REV B vol. 70 (13) 
01-10-2004
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Brazhkin V and El'kin FS (2004). Network rigidity and properties of SiO2 and GeO2 glasses under pressure. Phys Rev Lett vol. 93 (13) 
24-09-2004
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Geisler T, Todorov I and Smith B (2004). Radiation damage effects and percolation theory. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 16 (27), S2623-S2627.  
14-07-2004
bullet iconPruneda JM, Trachenko KO, Artacho E, Lumpkin G, Farnan I, Redfern SAT, Ashbrook SE, Whittle K, Salje EK, Rios S, Zhang M, Maddrell E, Attfield JP and Dove M (2004). Effects of volume swelling in crystalline host phases for nuclear waste immobilization. 
01-01-2004
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Pruneda M, Artacho E, Salje E, Geisler T, Todorov I and Smith B (2004). Radiation-induced structural changes, percolation effects and resistance to amorphization by radiation damage., Editors: Wang LM, Fromknecht R, Snead LL, Downey DF and Takahashi H. 
01-01-2004

2003

bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Brazhkin VV and Phillips JC (2003). Rigidity and logarithmic relaxation in network glasses. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 15 (49), L743-L748.  
17-12-2003
bullet iconGeisler T, Trachenko K, Rios S, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2003). Impact of self-irradiation damage on the aqueous durability of zircon (ZrSiO4): implications for its suitability as a nuclear waste form. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 15 (37), L597-L605.  
24-09-2003
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2003). Reply to comment on 'large swelling and percolation in irradiated zircon'. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 15 (37), 6457-6471.  
24-09-2003
bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2003). Intermediate state in pressurized silica glass: Reversibility window analogue. PHYS REV B vol. 67 (21) 
01-06-2003
bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2003). Compressibility, kinetics, and phase transition in pressurized amorphous silica. PHYS REV B vol. 67 (6) 
01-02-2003
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2003). Large swelling and percolation in irradiated zircon. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 15 (2), L1-L7.  
22-01-2003

2002

bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2002). Densification of silica glass under pressure. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 14 (32), 7449-7459.  
19-08-2002
bullet iconPalin EJ, Trachenko KO and Dove MT (2002). Computer simulation study of low-energy excitations of silicate glasses. 
20-05-2002
bullet iconWells SA, Dove MT, Tucker MG and Trachenko K (2002). Real-space rigid-unit-mode analysis of dynamic disorder in quartz, cristobalite and amorphous silica. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 14 (18), 4645-4657.  
13-05-2002
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2002). Erratum: Publisher's note: Structural changes in zircon under α-decay irradiation (Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (2002) 65 (180102)). Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics vol. 65 (18) 
01-05-2002
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2002). Structural changes in zircon under alpha-decay irradiation (vol B 65, art no 180102, 2002). PHYS REV B vol. 65 (18) 
01-05-2002
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2002). Structural changes in zircon under alpha-decay irradiation. PHYS REV B vol. 65 (18) 
01-05-2002
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Heine V (2002). Origin of the T1+alpha dependence of the heat capacity of glasses at low temperature. PHYS REV B vol. 65 (9) 
01-03-2002
bullet iconTrachenko K and Dove MT (2002). Floppy modes in silica glass under pressure. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 14 (6), 1143-1152.  
18-02-2002

2001

bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2001). Atomistic modelling of radiation damage in zircon. 2001 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience - ICCN 2001, 145-148.  
01-12-2001
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Heine V (2001). Simulation of two-level tunneling states and floppy modes in silica glass. 2001 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience - ICCN 2001, 121-124.  
01-12-2001
bullet iconTrachenko KO, Dove MT and Salje EKH (2001). Atomistic modelling of radiation damage in zircon. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 13 (9), 1947-1959.  
05-03-2001

2000

bullet iconTrachenko KO, Dove MT, Harris MJ and Heine V (2000). Dynamics of silica glass: two-level tunnelling states and low-energy floppy modes. J PHYS-CONDENS MAT vol. 12 (37), 8041-8064.  
18-09-2000
bullet iconDove MT, Craig MS, Keen DA, Marshall WG, Redfern SAT, Trachenko KO and Tucker MG (2000). Crystal structure of the high-pressure monoclinic phase-II of cristobalite, SiO2. MINERAL MAG vol. 64 (3), 569-576.  
01-06-2000
bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT and Salje E (2000). Modelling the percolation-type transition in radiation damage. J APPL PHYS vol. 87 (11), 7702-7707.  
01-06-2000
bullet iconDove MT, Hammonds KD, Harris MJ, Heine V, Keen DA, Pryde AKA, Trachenko K and Warren MC (2000). Amorphous silica from the Rigid Unit Mode approach. MINERAL MAG vol. 64 (3), 377-388.  
01-06-2000
bullet iconDove MT, Trachenko KO, Tucker MG and Keen DA (2000). Rigid unit modes in framework structures: Theory, experiment and applications. REV MINERAL GEOCHEM vol. 39, 1-33.  
01-01-2000

1998

bullet iconTrachenko K, Dove MT, Hammonds KD, Harris MJ and Heine V (1998). Low energy dynamics and tunneling states in silica glass. PHYS REV LETT vol. 81 (16), 3431-3434.  
19-10-1998

Grants

solid heart iconGrants of specific relevance to the Centre for Experimental and Applied Physics
solid heart iconA molten salt community framework for predictive modelling of critical characteristics
Kostya Trachenko
£147,082 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-07-2023 - 30-06-2026)
solid heart iconHigh entropy oxides: understanding their unique properties and dynamics using machine learning interatomic potentials - MSCA PF-GF Trachenko/Dicks
Kostya Trachenko
£262,232 EPSRC - EU Scheme (01-06-2023 - 31-05-2026)
solid heart iconDeveloping next-generation DL_POLY for the benefit of the modelling community
Kostya Trachenko
£368,611 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2022 - 30-11-2025)
solid heart iconMechanisms and prediction of large scale ecological responses to environmental change
Axel Rossberg and Kostya Trachenko
£1,213,084 NERC Natural Environment Research Council (06-01-2020 - 04-04-2025)


solid heart iconUK - India proposal
Kostya Trachenko
£121,288 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-07-2021 - 30-06-2024)