Muataz Al Barwani

Director of High Performance Computing Center, PhD

    1992 …2018
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    Research interests

    General area of research, skills and expertise is in Computational Physics as applied to the following areas: Mathematical physics based on symmetries, spontaneous symmetry breaking relevant to high energy physics as well as to liquid crystal phase transitions, theoretical liquid crystal phenomena. Molecular simulation of liquid crystals, colloids and polymers in bulk and near interfaces. Atomistic and ab initio molecular dynamics calculations of doped, magnetic and nano particle materials.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Computational and Theoretical Physics, Ph. D., University of Bristol

    Physics, Sc.M. , Brown University

    Physics, B.Sc., Sultan Qaboos University

    External positions

    Faculty, Sultan Qaboos University

    Sep 1 1992Mar 1 2013

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    quaternions Physics & Astronomy
    liquid crystals Physics & Astronomy
    subgroups Physics & Astronomy
    Graphite Chemical Compounds
    Nematic liquid crystals Chemical Compounds
    Defect structures Chemical Compounds
    vanadium Physics & Astronomy
    iron Physics & Astronomy

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    Research Output 1992 2018

    Atomistic and ab initio DFT modelling of the defect structures in Al3+/Cr3+-doped and co-doped Y3Fe5O12

    Widatallah, H. M., Al Barwani, M., Moore, E. A. & Elzain, M. E., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids. 119, p. 100-106 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Defect structures
    Discrete Fourier transforms
    Ions
    defects
    substitutes

    The hyperfine properties of iron-gallium alloys

    Elzain, M., Gismelseed, A., Al-Rawas, A., Yousif, A., Widatallah, H., Al-Azri, M. & Al-Barwani, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Hyperfine Interactions. 237, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    gallium alloys
    iron alloys
    Iron alloys
    Atoms
    atoms

    The magnetic and hyperfine properties of iron in silicon carbide

    Elzain, M., Al-Harthi, S. H., Gismelseed, A., Al-Rawas, A., Yousif, A., Widatallah, H. & Al Barwani, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Hyperfine Interactions. 226, 1-3, p. 281-287 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    silicon carbides
    Iron
    magnetic properties
    iron
    Atoms

    Effect of Capsid Tail on the Ejection Dynamics of Semiflexible Polymers

    Al Barwani, M., Hasan, I. & Al Lawati, A., Jan 29 2013, In : Biophysical Journal. 104, Special Issue 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Capsid
    Polymers
    Entropy
    Bacteriophages
    Temperature