Rafael González Valdés

Assistant Professor, Center for Applied Nanotechnology

Applied Nanotechnology Center Faculty of Sciences, Universidad Mayor



Bachelor in Physics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2005)

PhD in Physics, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (2011)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile (2012-2016)

Lines of research

Our main line of research is the computational simulation of nanomaterials, among which we can highlight aluminosilicate nanotubes known as imogolite and imogolite-like nanotubes, carbon nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials and metal nanoparticles. In addition, we use computational techniques for the study of materials under irradiation damage. Currently we are part of the Center for the Development of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology CEDENNA.

Keywords: Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Imogolite, Nanoparticles, Graphene, Irradiation Damage.

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