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Title: Computing dynamic properties of materials with MD simulations.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the Tutorial: Molecular Dynamics for Modern Materials with LAMMPS held August 15-19, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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United States

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Plimpton, Steven J. Computing dynamic properties of materials with MD simulations.. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Plimpton, Steven J. Computing dynamic properties of materials with MD simulations.. United States.
Plimpton, Steven J. 2016. "Computing dynamic properties of materials with MD simulations.". United States. doi:.
title = {Computing dynamic properties of materials with MD simulations.},
author = {Plimpton, Steven J.},
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year = 2016,
month = 8

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