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OVITO - The Open Visualization Tool - Version 2.6.1 - has been released

I do like using OVITO for analysis and visualization of my LAMMPS results.

Highlighting words in PDF using the JavaScript console in PDF-Xchange Viewer

For a long time, I have used PDF-Xchange Viewer to the PDF files of ebooks, papers, dissertations, etc. I prefer it rather than Adobe Reader. One of the reasons is...

Working MATLAB with MS Excel

This is a tutorial to show the installation of Spreadsheet Link EX for use with MATLAB and Excel.

Useful command lines in Ubuntu that help using terminals

A short note about my favorite terminal application and the commands to show running processes, get root permission for GUI file manager, find previous commands and execute a shell script....

An Inspiring TED video talking about how we should rethink about the unknown in the postgraduate or research study

Prof. Uri Alon gave an inspiring talk in TED. He pointed out what most PhD students face in their postgraduate studies. We traditionally think science should be objective and rational....

My APEA conference paper is now available on Scientific.Net

K.Y. Fung, C.Y. Tang, Chi Fai Cheung, W.C. Law (2014). Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Plastic Deformation of Diamond at an Elevated Temperature.  Key Engineering Materials, 626, 329. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.626.329

Tip for scripting LAMMPS: Create And Rename A Folder Based On The Input Variables

In a molecular dynamics study, simulation is often repeated with different sets of parameters, e.g. dimensions, velocity, initial pressure and temperature. If the parameters are defined as variables in the...

Creating an array of SJR widget for visual comparison of journal ranks

Impact factor is very useful for us to rank SCI journals. However, I can’t access Journal Citation Report (JCR) outside my campus. The browsed section losses if the session time...

How to Send a Notification from a LAMMPS Simulation to Your Email

Molecular dynamics simulations often take long computational times, from several hours to a few days. It is a boring job to monitor the progress of simulations. Very often, we switch...