Research Manuscripts

    • On the Mechanistic Origins of Maximum Strength in Nanocrystalline Metals
      A. Gupta, J. Gruber, S. Rajaram, G.B. Thompson, D.L. McDowell, and G.J. Tucker
      NPJ Computational Materials, link
    • Perfect Short-Range Ordered Alloy with Line-Compound-Like Properties in the ZnSnN2:ZnO System
      J. Pan, J. Cordell, G. J. Tucker, A. Zakutayev, A. C. Tamboli, S. Lany
      NPJ Computational Materials
    • Utilizing Site Disorder in the Development of New Energy-Relevant Semiconductors
      R. Schnepf, J.J. Cordell, M.B. Tellekamp, C.L.Melemed, A.L. Greenway,  A. Mis, G.L. Brennecka, S.T.  Christensen, G.J. Tucker, E.S. Toberer, S. Lany, A. Tamboli
      ACS Energy Letters, link
    • Synthesis and Surface Chemistry of 2D TiVC Solid-Solution MXenes
      S. Yazdanparast, S. Soltanmohammad, A. Fash-White, G.J. Tucker, and G.L. Brennecka
      ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, link
    • Role of  Grain Boundary Character and its Evolution on Interfacial Solute Segregation Behavior in Nanocrystalline Ni-P
      A. Gupta, X. Zhou, G.B. Thompson, and G.J. Tucker
      Acta Materialia, link
    • Grain-Size Dependent Grain Boundary Deformation during Yielding in Nanocrystalline Materials Using Atomistic Simulations
      S. Rajaram, A. Gupta, G.B. Thompson, J. Gruber, A. Jablokow, and G.J. Tucker
      JOM, link
    • Characterization of  Ripplocation Mobility in Graphite
      J. Gruber, M.W. Barsoum, and G.J. Tucker
      Materials Research Letters, link
    • Bond-Order Potentials for the  Ti3AlC2 and Ti3SiC2 MAX Phases
      G. Plummer and G.J. Tucker
      Physical Review B, link
    • Interplay between Composition, Electronic Structure, Disorder, and Doping due to Dual Sublattice Mixing in Nonequilibrium Synthesis of ZnSnN2:O
      J. Pan, J. Cordell, G. J. Tucker, A. C. Tamboli, A. Zakutayev, S. Lany
      Advanced Materials, link
    • Perspective: Mechanical Properties of Stabilized Nanocrystalline FCC Metals
      D. Spearot, G. J. Tucker, A. Gupta, and G.B. Thompson
      Journal of Applied Physics, link
    • Nanoindentation of Monolayer TiCT MXenes via Atomistic Simulations: The Role of Composition and Defects on Strength
      G. Plummer, B. Anasori, Y. Gogotsi, and G.J. Tucker
      Computational Materials Science, link
    • Ripplocations: A universal deformation mechanism in layered solids
      M. W. Barsoum, X. Zhao, S. Shanazarov, A. Romanchuk, S. Koumlis, S. J. Pagano, L. Lamberson, and G. J. Tucker
      Physical Review Materials, link
    • The effect of hydrostatic pressure on the shear deformation of Cu symmetric tilt interfaces
      S. Tiwari, G. J. Tucker, and D.L. McDowell
      International Journal of Plasticity, link


    • Correlating Deformation Mechanisms with X-Ray Diffraction Phenomena in Nanocrystalline Metals Using Atomistic Simulations
      D. J. Foley, S. P. Coleman, M. A. Tschopp, and G. J. Tucker
      Computational Materials Science, 154, 178-186, 2018. link
    • Nucleation of Ripplocations Through Atomistic Modeling of Surface Nanoindentation in Graphite
      D. Freiberg, M. W. Barsoum, and G. J. Tucker
      Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 053602, 2018. link
    • Molecular Dynamics Studies of InGaN Growth on Nonpolar (1120) GaN Surfaces
      K. Chu, J. Gruber, X. W. Zhou, R. E. Jones, S. R. Lee, and G. J. Tucker
      Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 013402, 2018. link
    • Achieving Radiation Tolerance through Non-Equilibrium Grain Boundary Structures
      G.A. Vetterick, J. Gruber, P.K. Suri, J.K. Baldwin, M.A. Kirk, P. Baldo, Y.Q. Wang, A. Misra, G.J. Tucker, and M.L. Taheri
      Scientific Reports 7 (1), 1227, 2017. link
    • Stress-assisted Grain Growth in Nanocrystalline Metals: Grain Boundary Mediated Mechanism and Stabilization through Alloying
      Y. Zhang, G. J. Tucker, J.R. Trelewicz
      Acta Meterialia 131, 39-47, 2017. link
    • Spherical Nanoindentation, Modeling and Transmission Electron Microscopy Evidence for Ripplocations in Ti3SiC2
      J. Griggs, A. C. Lang, J. Gruber, G.J. Tucker, M.L. Taheri, M.W. Barsoum
      Acta Meterialia 131, 141-155, 2017. link
    • Molecular Dynamics Studies of Defect Formation during Heteroepitaxial Growth of InGaN Alloys on (0001) GaN surfaces
      J. Gruber, X.W. Zhou, R.E. Jones, S.R. Lee, and G.J. Tucker
      Journal of Applied Physics, 121 (19), 195301, 2017. link
    • Deformation of Layered Solids: Ripplocations not Basal Dislocations
      M.W. Barsoum, G.J. Tucker
      Scripta Materialia, 139, 166-172, 2017. link
    • Development of Physically Based Atomistic Microstructures: The Effect on the Mechanical Response of Polycrystals
      J. Gruber, H. Lim, F. Abdeljawad, S. Foiles, and G.J. Tucker
      Computational Materials Science, 2017. link
    • Quantifying Grain Boundary Damage Tolerance with Atomistic Simulations
      D. Foley and G.J. Tucker
      Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2016. link
    • Evidence for Bulk Ripplocations in Layered Solids
      J. Gruber, A.C. Lang, J. Griggs, M.L. Taheri, G.J. Tucker, and M.W. Barsoum
      Scientific Reports, 2016. link
    • Mechanical Properties of Nanocrystalline Nanoporous Platinum
      Liu, R., Gruber, J., Bhattacharyya, D., Tucker, G.J., Antoniou, A.
      Acta Materialia, 2016. link
    • Effects of Grain Boundary Structure on Lithium Transport in Graphite
      Shumeyko, C.M., Webb III, E.B., Tucker, G.J.
      Molecular Simulation (INVITED), 2016. link
    • Quantifying the Influence of Twin Boundaries on the Deformation of Nanocrystalline Copper using Atomistic Simulations
      Tucker, G.J. and Foiles, S.
      International Journal of Plasticity, 2015. link
    • Spectral Neighbor Analysis Method for Automated Generation of Quantum-Accurate Interatomic Potentials
      Thompson, A., Swiler, L., Trott, C.R., Foiles, S.M., Tucker, G.J.
      Journal of Computational Physics, 2015. link
    • Threshold Determination and Engaging Materials Scientists in Ontology Design
      Greenberg, J., Zhang, Y., Ogletree, A., Tucker, G.J., Foley, D.
      Metadata and Semantics Research, 2015. link
    • Rate-Dependent Grain Growth During the Surface Indentation of Nanocrystalline Nickel
      Tucker, G.J. and Foiles, S.
      Materials Science and Engineering A, 2013. link
    • The Mechanical Behavior and Deformation of Bicrystalline Nanowires
      Tucker, G.J., Aitken, Z., Greer, J.R., and Weinberger, C.R.
      Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2013. (Cover) link
    • The Peierls Potential of Screw Dislocations in BCC Transition Metals: Predictions from Density Functional Theory
      Weinberger, C.R., Tucker, G.J., and Foiles, S.
      Physical Review B, 2013. link
    • Simulated Defect Growth Avalanches during Deformation of Nanocrystalline Copper
      Tiwari, S., Tucker, G.J., and D.L. McDowell
      Philosophical Magazine, 2013. link
    • Investigating the deformation of nanocrystalline copper with microscale kinematic metrics and molecular dynamics
      Tucker, G.J., Zimmerman, J.A., and D.L. McDowell
      Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2012. link
    • Atomistic Simulations of Dislocation Pinning Points in Nanowires
      Weinberger, C.R. and Tucker, G.J.
      Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2012. link
    • Coarse-grained Atomistic Simulations of Dislocations in Al, Ni, and Cu Crystals
      Xiong, L., Deng, Q., Tucker, G.J., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y.
      International Journal of Plasticity, 2012. link
    • A concurrent scheme for passing dislocations from atomistic to continuum domains
      Xiong, L., Deng, Q., Tucker, G.J., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y.
      Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2012. link
    • Non-Equilibrium Structure and Inelastic Deformation using Atomistic Simulations
      Tucker, G.J., and D.L. McDowell
      International Journal of Plasticity, 2011. link
    • Continuum Metrics for Deformation and Microrotation from Atomistic Simulations
      Tucker, G.J., J.A. Zimmerman, and D.L. McDowell
      International Journal of Engineering Science (INVITED), 2011. link
    • Coarse-grained atomistic simulation of dislocations
      Xiong, L., Tucker, G.J., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y.
      Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2011. link
    • Evolution of Structure and Free Volume in Symmetric Tilt Boundaries during Dislocation Nucleation
      Tucker, G.J., Tschopp, M.A., and D.L. McDowell
      Acta Materialia, 2010. link
    • Shear Deformation Kinematics of Bicrystalline Grain Boundaries in Atomistic Simulations
      Tucker, G.J., Zimmerman, J.A., and D.L. McDowell
      Modelling Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2010. link
    • Development of Advanced Continuum Models that Incorporate Nanomechanical Deformation into Engineering Analysis
      J.A. Zimmerman, R.E. Jones, J.A. Templeton, D.L. McDowell, J.R. Mayeur, G.J. Tucker, D.J. Bammann and H. Gao
      Technical Report SAND2008-6066, Sandia National Laboratories, September 2008.
    • Atomistic simulations of tension-compression asymmetry in dislocation nucleation for copper grain boundaries
      Tschopp, M.A., Tucker, G.J., and D.L. McDowell
      Computational Materials Science, 2008. link
    • Structure and Free Volume of <110> Symmetric Tilt Grain Boundaries with the E Structural Unit
      Tschopp, M.A., Tucker, G.J., and D.L. McDowell
      Acta Materialia, 2007. link

Book Chapters

Multiscale Materials Modeling for Nanomechanics (Springer Publishing – series on Materials Science): ISBN 978-3-319-33480-6 (2016). link

  • Introduction to Atomistic Simulation Methods (R.E. Jones, C.R. Weinberger, S.P. Coleman, and G.J. Tucker)
  • Continuum Metrics for Atomistic Simulation Analysis (G.J. Tucker, D. Foley, and J. Gruber)