Los Alamos National Laboratory
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Eric D. Chisolm
Email
Phone (505) 6655020
Capabilities
 Information Science and Technology
 Decoherence
 Foundations of quantum mechanics
 Materials
 High pressure
 High temperature
 Thermodynamic
 Statistical mechanics properties of materials
 Equation of state (EOS)
 Shock physics
 Condensed matter theory
 Weapons Science and Engineering
 Multiphase equationofstate (EOS) models
 Shock physics
Expertise
Education

Ph.D Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998
LANL Positions

Scientist, Theoretical Division, Oct 2001  present
Postdoc, Theoretical Division, Jun 1999  Oct 2001
Professional Societies

Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, American Physical Society
 Executive Committee, Jan 2014  present
 Newsletter Editorial Board, Dec 2012  present
Awards

Letter of Appreciation from the Deputy Under Secretary of Energy for Counterterrorism and Counterproliferation, 2013
Defense Programs Award of Excellence, 2012, 2013
Distinguished Performance Award, 2007
Publications

E. Chisolm, "A multiphase equation of state for cerium (IV) oxide," Journal of Physics: Conference Series 500, 032004 (2014).
C. Benmore, H. Sheng, E. Chisolm, M. Guthrie, M. Lipp, C. Park, and C. Tulk, "Liquids and Amorphous Materials," Section II.6 of Advances in Matter Under Extreme Conditions: HPCAT Workshop Report (High Pressure Collaborative Access Team, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 2012). N. Bock, E. Holmstrom, T. B. Peery, R. Lizarraga, E. D. Chisolm, G. De LorenziVenneri, and D. C. Wallace, "Liquidstate properties from firstprinciples density functional theory calculations: Static properties,'' Phys. Rev. B 82, 144101 (2010). E. Holmstrom, N. Bock, T. Peery, E. Chisolm, G. De LorenziVenneri, and D. Wallace, "Structure discovery for metallic glasses using stochastic quenching,'' Phys. Rev. B 82, 024203 (2010). D. C. Wallace, E. D. Chisolm, N. Bock, and G. De LorenziVenneri, "Statistical mechanics model for the transit free energy of monatomic liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 81, 041201 (2010). E. Chisolm, "Decohering histories and open quantum systems,'' Journal of Physics: Conference Series 196, 012025 (2009). E. D. Chisolm, S. D. Crockett, and M. S. Shaw, "Shock Hugoniots of molecular liquids and the principle of corresponding states,'' AIP Conference Proceedings 1195, ed. M. L. Elert, W. T. Butler, M. D. Furnish, W. W. Anderson, and W. G. Proud, pp. 556559 (2009). E. Holmstrom, N. Bock, Travis B. Peery, R. Lizarraga, G. De LorenziVenneri, Eric D. Chisolm, and Duane C. Wallace, "Ab initio method for locating characteristic potentialenergy minima of liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 80, 051111 (2009). T. F. Jordan and E. D. Chisolm, "Probability sum rules and consistent quantum histories,'' Phys. Lett. A 373, 3016 (2009). D. C. Wallace, E. D. Chisolm, and N. Bock, "Improved model for the transit entropy of monatomic liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 79, 051201 (2009). G. De LorenziVenneri, E. D. Chisolm, and D. C. Wallace, "Vibrationtransit theory of selfdynamic response in a monatomic liquid,'' Phys. Rev. E 78, 041205 (2008). E. Chisolm and D. Wallace, "Estimating the viscosity coefficient of liquid metals from vibrationtransit theory," AIP Conference Proceedings 845, ed. M. D. Furnish, M. Elert, T. P. Russell, and C. T. White, pp. 5356 (2006). E. Chisolm and D. Wallace, "Theoretical estimates of the logarithmic phonon spectral moment for monatomic liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 69, 031204 (2004). S. Crockett, E. Chisolm, and D. Wallace, "A comparison of theory and experiment of bulk sound velocities in Aluminum using a twophase EOS,'' AIP Conference Proceedings 706, ed. M. D. Furnish, Y. M. Gupta, and J. W. Forbes, pp. 4548 (2004). E. Chisolm, S. Crockett, and D. Wallace, "Variation of thermal and cold curve contributions to thermodynamic functions along the Hugoniot,'' AIP Conference Proceedings 706, ed. M. D. Furnish, Y. M. Gupta, and J. W. Forbes, pp. 4144 (2004). E. Chisolm, S. Crockett, and D. Wallace, "Test of a theoretical equation of state for elemental solids and liquids,'' Phys. Rev. B 68, 104103 (2003). E. Chisolm and D. Wallace, "Dynamics of monatomic liquids,'' J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 13, R739 (2001). D. Wallace, E. Chisolm, and B. Clements, "Observation of single transits in supercooled monatomic liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 64, 011205 (2001). E. Chisolm, B. Clements, and D. Wallace, "Meanatomtrajectory model for the velocity autocorrelation function of monatomic liquids,'' Phys. Rev. E 63, 031204 (2001); Phys. Rev. E 64, 019902 (2001). E. Chisolm, "Generalizing the Heisenberg uncertainty relation,'' Am. J. Phys. 69, 368371 (2001). L. J. Boya, E. Chisolm, S. M. Mahajan, and E. C. G. Sudarshan, "Exotic Representations of the Isotropic Harmonic Oscillator,'' Intl. J. Mod. Phys. A 13, 33473360 (1998). E. Chisolm, E. C. G. Sudarshan, and T. F. Jordan, "Weak Decoherence and Quantum Trajectory Graphs,'' Intl. J. Theor. Phys. 35, 485493 (1996).