Artur Tamm

Contact information:

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
7000 East Avenue, L-413
Livermore, CA 94550
email: arturtamm at
phone: +1 925 423 0646

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  • PhD - University of Tartu, Estonia
  • MSc - University of Tartu, Estonia
  • BSc - University of Tartu, Estonia



  • EDDE
    Energy Dissipation to Defect Evolution
    Multiscale Modelling and Materials by Design of interface-controlled Radiation Damage in Crystalline Materials

Recent publications:

  • Role of electrons in collision cascades in solids. I. Dissipative model
    M. Caro, A. Tamm, A. A. Correa, and A. Caro
    Phys. Rev. B, 99, 174301, (2019) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.99.174301
  • Role of electrons in collision cascades in solids. II. Molecular dynamics
    A. Tamm, M. Caro, A. Caro, and A. A. Correa
    Phys,. Rev. B, 99, 174302, (2019) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.99.174302
  • On the local density dependence of electronic stopping of ions in solids
    M. Caro, A. Tamm, A. A. Correa, and A. Caro
    J. Nuc. Mat., 507, 258-266, (2018) doi: 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.04.019
  • Langevin Dynamics with Spatial Correlations as a Model for Electron-Phonon Coupling
    A. Tamm, M. Caro, A. Caro, G. Samolyuk, M. Klintenberg, and A. A. Correa
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, 185501, (2018) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.185501
  • Accurate classical short-range forces for the study of collision cascades in Fe–Ni–Cr
    L. K. Beland, A. Tamm, S. Mu, G. D. Samolyuk, Y. N. Osetsky, A. Aabloo, M. Klintenberg, A. Caro, R. E. Stoller
    Computer Physics Communications, 219, 11-19, (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.cpc.2017.05.001
  • Vacancies at the Cu–Nb semicoherent interface
    E. Metsanurk, A. Tamm, A, Aabloo, M. Klintenberg, and A. Caro
    Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng, 25, 025012, (2017) doi: 10.1088/1361-651X/25/2/025012
  • The electron-phonon interaction within classical molecular dynamics
    A. Tamm, G. Samolyuk, A. A. Correa, M. Klintenberg, A. Aabloo, and A. Caro
    Phys. Rev. B, 94, 024305, (2016) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.94.024305
  • Impact of Short-Range Forces on Defect Production from High-Energy Collisions
    R. E. Stoller, A Tamm, L. K. Béland, G. D. Samolyuk, G. M. Stocks, A. Caro, L. V. Slipchenko, Yu. N. Osetsky, A. Aabloo, M. Klintenberg, Y. Wang
    J. Chem. Theory Comput., 12, 2871–2879, (2016) doi: 10.1021/acs.jctc.5b01194
  • Adequacy of damped dynamics to represent the electron-phonon interaction in solids
    A. Caro, A. A. Correa, A. Tamm, G. D. Samolyuk, and M. Stocks
    Phys. Rev. B, 92, 144309, (2015) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.92.144309
  • Atomic-scale properties of Ni-based FCC ternary, and quaternary alloys
    A. Tamm, A. Aabloo, M. Klintenberg, M. Stocks, A. Caro
    Acta Mater., 99, 307, (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.08.015
  • First-principles study of point defects at a semicoherent interface
    E. Metsanurk, A. Tamm, A. Caro, A. Aabloo and M. Klintenberg
    Sci. Rep., 4,7567, (2014) doi: 10.1038/srep07567
  • Molecular dynamics study of xenon on an amorphous Al2O3 surface
    L. Bläckberg, E. Metsanurk, A. Tamm, A. Aabloo, and M. Klintenberg
    Nucl. Instruments Methods Phys. Res. Sect. A Accel. Spectrometers, Detect. Assoc. Equip.,759, 10–15, (2014) doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.03.044
  • Measurement of collisional quenching rate of nitrogen states N2(C3Πu,ν=0)
    and N+2(B2Σ+g,ν=0)

    F. Valk , M. Aints , P. Paris , T. Plank , J. Maksimov and A. Tamm
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 43, 385202, (2010) doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/43/38/385202