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Professor Stewart Clark

Professor

BSc Physics & Mathematics, PhD Physics, FInstP, CPhys


Affiliations
AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Professor in the Department of Physics +44 (0) 191 33 43572
Professor in the Centre for Materials Physics157+44 (0) 191 33 43572

Biography

Responsibilities within department

Head of Condensed Matter Section

Teaching activity

Level 1: Modern Physics

Research interests

  • Programming and implementing first principle and empirical computer simulations for solid state, liquid and molecular systems.
  • Density functional perturbation theory.
  • First principles calculation of spectroscopic measurements.
  • Computer simulations of structural and vibrational properties.
  • Development of new techniques to calculate excited electronic states.
  • Large scale computer simulations using high performance computing.

Research groups

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Awarded Grants

  • 2016: Progress in Kohn Sham electronic structure theory from a wave function approach(£184351.00 from Leverhulme Trust)

Publications

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Clark, SJ, Wang, XQ & Abram, RA (2005). Structural and electronic properties of HgTe quantum dots. Physics of Semiconductors, Pts A and B Int Union Pure \& Appl Phys; Natl Sci Fdn; AF Off Sci Res; Off Naval Res; Army Res Off; Defense Adv Res Project Agcy; European Off Aerosp Res Dev; Asian Off Aerosp Res \& Dev; Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab; Natl Inst St, 2 HUNTINGTON QUADRANGLE, STE 1NO1, MELVILLE, NY 11747-4501 USA, AMER INST PHYSICS.
  • Salinero, VT, Gibson, MC, Brand, S, Clark, SJ & Abram, RA (2005). First-principles calculations of 2x2 reconstructions of GaN surfaces. Physics of Semiconductors, Pts A and B Int Union Pure \& Appl Phys; Natl Sci Fdn; AF Off Sci Res; Off Naval Res; Army Res Off; Defense Adv Res Project Agcy; European Off Aerosp Res Dev; Asian Off Aerosp Res \& Dev; Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab; Natl Inst St, 2 HUNTINGTON QUADRANGLE, STE 1NO1, MELVILLE, NY 11747-4501 USA, AMER INST PHYSICS.
  • Rushton, PP & Clark, SJ (2003). Demonstrating the effectiveness of a nonlocal density functional description of exchange and correlation. FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRON DENSITY, DENSITY MATRIX AND DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY IN ATOMS, MOLECULES AND THE SOLID STATE, PO BOX 17, 3300 AA DORDRECHT, NETHERLANDS, SPRINGER.
  • Clark, SJ, Ackland, GJ & Crain, J (1998). Electronic structure calculations of liquid crystal molecules: Application to chiral solutes. LIQUID CRYSTALS: PHYSICS, TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS Mil Univ Technol, Inst Appl Phys, Warsaw, Poland; Mil Univ Technol, Inst Chem, Warsaw, Poland; State Comm Sci Res, Poland; Soc Photo Opt Instrumentat Engineers; Commiss European Communities, Directorat, 1000 20TH ST, PO BOX 10, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227-0010 USA, SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING.
  • Adam, CJ, Clark, SJ & Crain, J (1998). Structure, dynamics and molecular properties of liquid crystals molecules and fragments from first principles computer simulations performed on Cray T3D. LIQUID CRYSTALS: PHYSICS, TECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS Mil Univ Technol, Inst Appl Phys, Warsaw, Poland; Mil Univ Technol, Inst Chem, Warsaw, Poland; State Comm Sci Res, Poland; Soc Photo Opt Instrumentat Engineers; Commiss European Communities, Directorat, 1000 20TH ST, PO BOX 10, BELLINGHAM, WA 98227-0010 USA, SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING.
  • Maclean, J, Hatton, PD, Crain, J, Piltz, RO, Clark, SJ & Cernik, RJ (1996). Structural refinement and stability of silicon XII. EUROPEAN POWDER DIFFRACTION: EPDIC IV, PTS 1 AND 2 Philips Anal X Ray; CLRC Daresbury Lab, BRANDRAIN 6, CH-8707 ZURICH-UETIKON, SWITZERLAND, TRANSTEC PUBLICATIONS LTD.
  • Hatton PD, Crain J, Ackland GJ, Clark SJ & Piltz RO (1994). Metastable Structures Of Tetrahedral Semiconductors. Joint Conference of the International-Association-for-Research-and-Advancement-of-High-Pressure-Science-and-Technology/American-Physical-Society-Topical-Group-on-Shock-Compression-of-Condensed-Matter, Colorado Springs, American Institute of Physics.

Journal Article

Supervision students