Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Fionn Dara Malone

Postdoctoral Appointment
Physics Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Physics
- Imperial College London
2013
B.A. Theoretical Physics
- Trinity College Dublin
2017

Research Interests

Quantum Monte Carlo, electronic structure theory, warm dense matter, many-body physics, parallel computing, software development.


Honors and Awards

  • President’s Scholarship, Imperial College London
  • Foundation Scholarship, Trinity College Dublin
  • Gold Medal, Trinity College Dublin
  • Minchin Prize, Trinity College Dublin

Selected Recent Publications

“Ab Initio Exchange Correlation Free Energy of the Uniform Eelectron Gas at Warm Dense Matter Conditions”, Simon Groth, Tobias Dornheim, Travis Sjostrom, F.D. Malone, WMC Foulkes, Michael Bonitz, arXiv: 1703.08074 (2017)

“Ab initio quantum Monte Carlo simulation of the warm dense electron gas”, T. Dornheim, S. Groth, F.D. Malone, T. Schoof, T. Sjostrom, W.M.C. Foulkes, M. Bonitz, Phys. Plasm. 24, 056303 (2016)

“Ab Initio Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of the Warm Dense Electron Gas in the Thermodynamic Limit”, T. Dornheim, S. Groth, T. Sjostrom, F.D. Malone, W.M.C. Foulkes, M. Bonitz, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 156403 (2016)

“Accurate Exchange-Correlation Energies for the Warm Dense Electron Gas”, F.D. Malone, N.S. Blunt, E.W. Brown, D.K.K. Lee, J.S. Spencer, W.M.C. Foulkes, J.J. Shepherd, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 115701 (2016)}

“Interaction Picture Density Matrix Quantum Monte Carlo”, F.D. Malone, N.S. Blunt, J.J. Shepherd, D.K.K. Lee, J.S. Spencer, W.M.C. Foulkes, J. Chem. Phys. 143, 044116 (2015)

“Open-Source Development Experiences in Scientific Software: The HANDE Quantum Monte Carlo Project”, J.S. Spencer, N.S. Blunt, W.A. Vigor, F.D. Malone, W.M.C. Foulkes, J.J. Shepherd, A.J.W. Thom - J. Open Res. Soc. 3, 9 (2015)


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