Marie Skłodowska Curie Early Stage Researcher (Project 3) in MSCA ERICA "Engineered Calcium-Sili...

EPFL-Laboratory of Construction Materials
September 13 2017
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A PhD funded by the MSC European training network ERICA (GA n° 764691) is available at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL).

The purpose of the PhD is the Molecular dynamic simulations of hydrate structure. The objectives are: (i) to test using atomistic modelling whether the Gartner model is representative of hydrates at very early stages of growth and whether bringing two or more “Gartner sheets” together yields the bi-modal porosity seen by 1H NMR; (ii) to deliver a molecular dynamic model of hydrate structure as a function of oxide composition, e.g. CaO to SiO2 ratio, that is consistent with all current experimental evidence.

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