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[template] OVITO python modifier

OVITO 2.6.0 allows users to program their own modifier in Python. Here provides a template including the common headers and a for-loop for per-particle assignment.

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.

Short Notes on Fuzzy Logic

A summary about the types of Fuzzy Logic and their applications in control systems.

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....

File I/O and File System in MATLAB

A brief note about file handling in MATLAB, including different approaches to list files and folders, and them to the search path.

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/

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...