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Applications of Monte Carlo Method in Science and Engineering

In this book, Applications of Monte Carlo Method in Science and Engineering, we further expose the broad range of applications of Monte Carlo simulation in the fields of Quantum Physics, Statistical Physics, Reliability, Medical Physics, Polycrystalline Materials, Ising Model, Chemistry, Agriculture, Food Processing, X-ray Imaging, Electron Dynamics in Doped Semiconductors, Metallurgy, Remote Sensing and much more diverse topics. The book chapters included in this volume clearly reflect the current scientific importance of Monte Carlo techniques in various fields of research.

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Applications of Monte Carlo Method in Science and EngineeringEdited by Shaul Mordechai

Published: February 28th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1954

ISBN: 978-953-307-691-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5604-8

Copyright year: 2011

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116741 Total Chapter Downloads

26 Crossref Citations

121 Web of Science Citations

77 Dimensions Citations


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1. Monte Carlo Simulations in NDT

By Frank Sukowski and Norman Uhlmann


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2. Application of Monte Carlo Simulation in Optical Tweezers

By Yu-Xuan Ren, Jian-Guang Wu and Yin-Mei Li


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3. Enabling Grids for GATE Monte-Carlo Radiation Therapy Simulations with the GATE-Lab

By Sorina Camarasu-Pop, Tristan Glatard, Hugues Benoit-Cattin and David Sarrut


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4. Monte Carlo Simulation for Ion Implantation Profiles, Amorphous Layer Thickness Formed by the Ion Implantation, and Database Based on Pearson Function

By Kunihiro Suzuki


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5. Application of Monte Carlo Simulation in Industrial Microbiological Exposure Assessment

By Javier Collado, Antonio Falcó, Dolores Rodrigo, Fernando Sampedro, M. Consuelo Pina and Antonio Martínez


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6. Monte Carlo Simulation of Radiative Transfer in Atmospheric Environments for Problems Arising from Remote Sensing Measurements

By Margherita Premuda


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7. Monte Carlo Simulation of Pile-up Effect in Gamma Spectroscopy

By Ali Asghar Mowlavi, Mario de Denaro and Maria Rosa Fornasier


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8. Monte Carlo Simulations of Microchannel Plate–Based, Time-Gated X-ray Imagers

By Craig A. Kruschwitz and Ming Wu


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9. Many-particle Monte Carlo Approach to Electron Transport

By G. Albareda, F. L. Traversa, A. Benali and X. Oriols


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10. Monte-Carlo Simulation in Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy

By Vladimír Stary


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11. Monte Carlo Simulation of SEM and SAM Images

By Y.G. Li, S.F. Mao and Z.J. Ding


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12. Monte Carlo Simulation of Insulating Gas Avalanche Development

By Dengming Xiao


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13. Monte Carlo Simulation of Electron Dynamics in Doped Semiconductors Driven by Electric Fields: Harmonic Generation, Hot-Carrier Noise and Spin Relaxation

By Dominique Persano Adorno


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14. A Pearson Effective Potential for Monte-Carlo Simulation of Quantum Confinement Effects in nMOSFETs

By Marie-Anne Jaud, Sylvain Barraud, Philippe Dollfus, Jérôme Saint-Martin, Arnaud Bournel and Hervé Jaouen


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15. Monte Carlo Device Simulations

By Dragica Vasileska, Katerina Raleva and Stephen M. Goodnick


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16. Wang-Landau Algorithm and its Implementation for the Determination of Joint Density of States in Continuous Spin Models

By Soumen Kumar Roy, Kisor Mukhopadhyay, Nababrata Ghoshal and Shyamal Bhar


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17. Characterizing Molecular Rotations using Monte Carlo Simulations

By Bart Verberck


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18. Finite-time Scaling and its Applications to Continuous Phase Transitions

By Fan Zhong


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19. Using Monte Carlo Method to Study Magnetic Properties of Frozen Ferrofluid

By Tran Nguyen Lan and Tran Hoang Hai


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20. Monte Carlo Studies of Magnetic Nanoparticles

By K. Trohidou and M. Vasilakaki


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21. Monte Carlo Simulation for Magnetic Domain Structure and Hysteresis Properties

By Katsuhiko Yamaguchi, Kenji Suzuki and Osamu Nittono


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22. Monte Carlo Simulations of Grain Growth in Polycrystalline Materials Using Potts Model

By Miroslav Morháč and Eva Morháčova


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23. Monte Carlo Simulations of Grain Growth in Metals

By Sven K. Esche


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24. Monte Carlo Simulations on Defects in Hard-Sphere Crystals Under Gravity

By Atsushi Mori


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25. Atomistic Monte Carlo Simulations in Steelmaking: High Temperature Carburization and Decarburization of Molten Steel

By R. Khanna, R. Mahjoub and V. Sahajwalla


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26. GCMC Simulations of Gas Adsorption in Carbon Pore Structures

By Maria Konstantakou, Anastasios Gotzias, Michael Kainourgiakis, Athanasios K. Stubos and Theodore A. Steriotis


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27. Effect of the Repulsive Interactions on the Nucleation and Island Growth: Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations

By Hu Juanmei and Wu Fengmin


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28. Monte Carlo Methodology for Grand Canonical Simulations of Vacancies at Crystalline Defects

By Döme Tanguy


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29. Frequency-Dependent Monte Carlo Simulations of Phonon Transport in Nanostructures

By Qing Hao and Gang Chen


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30. Performance Analysis of Adaptive GPS Signal Detection in Urban Interference Environment using the Monte Carlo Approach

By V. Behar, Ch. Kabakchiev, I. Garvanov and H. Rohling


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31. Practical Monte Carlo Based Reliability Analysis and Design Methods for Geotechnical Problems

By Jianye Ching


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32. A Monte Carlo Framework to Simulate Multicomponent Droplet Growth by Stochastic Coalescence

By Lester Alfonso, Graciela Raga and Darrel Baumgardner


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33. Monte Carlo Simulation of Room Temperature Ballistic Nanodevices

By Ignacio Íñiguez-de-la-Torre, Tomás González, Helena Rodilla, Beatriz G. Vasallo and Javier Mateos


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34. Estimation of Optical Properties in Postharvest and Processing Technology

By László Baranyai


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35. MATLAB Programming of Polymerization Processes using Monte Carlo Techniques

By Mamdouh A. Al-Harthi


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36. Monte Carlo Simulations in Solar Radio Astronomy

By G. Thejappa and R. J. MacDowall


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37. Using Monte Carlo Simulation for Prediction of Tool Life

By Sayyad Zahid Qamar, Anwar Khalil Sheikh, Tasneem Pervez and Abul Fazal M. Arif


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38. Loss of Load Expectation Assessment in Electricity Markets using Monte Carlo Simulation and Neuro-Fuzzy Systems

By H. Haroonabadi


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39. Automating First- and Second-order Monte Carlo Simulations for Markov Models in TreeAge Pro

By Benjamin P. Geisler


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40. Monte Carlo Simulations of Adsorbed Molecules on Ionic Surfaces

By Abdulwahab Khalil Sallabi


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