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November 28, 2005

Electron Spin Density of Nanowire

Simulation showing electron spin density of a cobalt nanowire absorbed on a platinum substrate calculated with density functional theory.

The supporting work is described in the document "From the bulk to monatomic wires: An ab initio study of magnetism in Co systems with various dimensionality." [Ref. M. Komelj, C. Ederer, J. W. Davenport and M. Fahnle, Phys Rev B 66, 140407(R) (2002)] (Date of Image: 2002)


Credit: M. Komelj and J. W. Davenport, Computational Science Center, Brookhaven National Laboratory

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