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Research Associate

Education

2016 - PhD in Physics, University College London (UCL)

2012 - MSc in Computational Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh)

2009 - BSc in Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh)

 

​Research Interests

  • Modelling of radiation damage in phase-change materials.
  • Non-equilibrium doping in amorphous materials. 
  • Classical and ab initio ​modelling of amorphous materials.

Publications

Revealing the intrinsic nature of the mid-gap defects in amorphous Ge2Sb2Te5
K Konstantinou, FC Mocanu, T-H Lee, SR Elliott
– Nature Communications
(2019)
10,
3065
A first-principles study on the lattice thermal conductivity of irradiated glassy states of the Ge$_2$Sb$_2$Te$_5$ phase-change memory material
FC Mocanu, K Konstantinou, SR Elliott
(2019)
Ab initio computer simulations of non-equilibrium radiation-induced cascades in amorphous Ge
K Konstantinou, FC Mocanu, TH Lee, SR Elliott
– Journal of Physics Condensed Matter
(2018)
30,
455401
Modeling the Phase-Change Memory Material, Ge2Sb2Te5, with a Machine-Learned Interatomic Potential
FC Mocanu, K Konstantinou, TH Lee, N Bernstein, V Deringer, G Csanyi, S Elliott
– The journal of physical chemistry. B
(2018)
122,
8998
Origin of radiation tolerance in amorphous Ge2Sb2Te5 phase-change random-access memory material
K Konstantinou, TH Lee, FC Mocanu, SR Elliott
– Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
(2018)
115,
5353
Structure and luminescence of intrinsic localized states in sodium silicate glasses
K Konstantinou, DM Duffy, AL Shluger
– Physical Review B
(2016)
94,
174202
Modelling the local atomic structure of molybdenum in nuclear waste glasses with ab initio molecular dynamics simulations
K Konstantinou, PV Sushko, DM Duffy
– Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
(2016)
18,
26125
Structure and ionic diffusion of alkaline-earth ions in mixed cation glasses A2O–2MO–4SiO2 with molecular dynamics simulations
K Konstantinou, PV Sushko, DM Duffy
– Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
(2015)
422,
57

Research Interests