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Yamashita, R.,  Wutschitz, R. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). A full-field simulation methodology for sonic boom modeling with Cartesian cut-cell and adaptively-refined meshes. Journal of Computational Physics, (accepted). see https://www.lsc.phy.cam.ac.uk/research/sonicboom

Strickson, O., Nikiforakis, N. and Artacho E. (2019). Dynamical continuum simulation of condensed matter from first principles. Phys. Rev. Research 1. (accepted). preprint: http://de.arxiv.org/abs/1905.09541

Millmore, S.T. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). Multi-physics simulations of lightning strike on elastoplastic substrates. Journal of Computational Physics, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2019.109142

Michael L., Nikiforakis N. (2019) Control of Condensed-Phase Explosive Behaviour by Means of Cavities and Solid Particles. In: King R. (eds) Active Flow and Combustion Control 2018. Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design, vol 141. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-98177-2_18

Jackson H. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). A unified Eulerian framework for multimaterial continuum mechanics. Journal of Computational Physics, in press, corrected proof, available online 14 October 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2019.109022

Sverdrup, K., Almgren, A. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). An embedded boundary approach for efficient simulations of viscoplastics and other generalised Newtonian fluids in non-trivial domains. Physics of Fluids 31, 093102; https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5110654  

Michael, L., Millmore, S.T. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). A multi-physics methodology for four-states of matter. Communications on Applied Mathematics and Computation, in print, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42967-019-00047-4

Mi,X.C., Michael,L., Ioannou,E., Nikiforakis,N., Higgins,A.J. and Ng,H.D. (2019). Meso-resolved simulations of shock-to-detonation transition in nitromethane with air-filled cavities. Journal of Applied Physics 125 (24), 245901 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5093990

Roosing A., Strickson O.T. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). Fast narrow band signed distance function for mesh generation on GPUs. Commun. Comput. Phys., 26 (2019), pp. 654-680. https://doi.org/10.4208/cicp.OA-2018-013

Jackson H. and Nikiforakis N. (2019). A numerical scheme for non-Newtonian fluids and plastic solids under the GPR model. Journal of Computational Physics, V387, pp. 410-429, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2019.02.025

Mi, X.C., Higgins, A.J., Kiyanda, C.B. et al. (2018). Effect of spatial inhomogeneities on detonation propagation with yielding confinement. Shock Waves, 28 (5), pp. 993-1009 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00193-018-0847-8

Sverdrup,K., Nikiforakis, N. and Almgren, A. (2018). Highly parallelisable simulations of time-dependent viscoplastic fluid flow simulations with structured adaptive mesh refinement. Physics of Fluids 30, 093102; https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5049202

Gokhale, N. Nikiforakis, N. and Klein, R. (2018). A dimensionally split Cartesian cut cell method for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations. Journal of Computational Physics, vol. 375, pp. 1205-1219, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.09.023

Ioannou, E., Nikiforakis, N. and Michael, L. (2018). Modelling of Detonation and Desensitization in Condensed Phase Explosives of Complex Geometry. Sixteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, in print (peer-reviewed)

Wilkinson, S. D., Nikiforakis, N. and Michael, L. (2018). Calibration of Rate Laws for Hydrocode Modeling of Explosives. Sixteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, in print (peer-reviewed)

Koblitz, R.S., Lovett, S. and Nikiforakis, N. (2018). Viscoplastic squeeze flow between two identical infinite circular cylinders. Phys. Rev. Fluids 3, iss. 2, 023301. https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.023301

Gokhale, N. Nikiforakis, N. and Klein, R. (2018). A dimensionally split Cartesian cut cell method for hyperbolic conservation laws. Journal of Computational Physics, V364,pp. 186-208, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.03.005

Bennett W.P., Nikiforakis, N. and Klein, R. (2018). A moving boundary flux stabilization method for Cartesian cut-cell grids using directional operator splitting. Journal of Computational Physics, V368, pp. 333-358, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.04.048

Michael L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2018) A multi-physics methodology for the simulation of reactive flow and elastoplastic structural response. Journal of Computational Physics,V367, pp 1-27, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2018.03.037

Wilkinson, S. D., Braithwaite, M., Nikiforakis, N. and Michael. L (2017).  A complete equation of state for non-ideal condensed phase explosives. Journal of Applied Physics 122, 225112; https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5006901

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2019). The evolution of the temperature field during cavity collapse in liquid nitromethane. Part I: Inert case. Shock Waves 29: pp. 153-172. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00193-018-0802-8

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2019). The evolution of the temperature field during cavity collapse in liquid nitromethane. Part II: Reactive case. Shock Waves 29: pp. 173-191. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00193-018-0803-7

Ioannou, E., Schoch, S., Nikiforakis, N. and Michael, L. (2017). Detonation propagation in annular arcs of condensed phase explosives. Physics of Fluids. Physics of Fluids 29, 11. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4996995

Koblitz, A.R., Lovett, S., Nikiforakis, N. and Henshaw, W.D. (2017). Direct numerical simulation of particulate flows with an overset grid method. Journal of Computational Physics v343, pp 414-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.04.058

Koblitz, A. R., Lovett, S. and Nikiforakis, N. (2018). Direct numerical simulation of particle sedimentation in a Bingham fluid. Phys. Rev. Fluids, 3, 093302 https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.093302

Mi, X.C., Higgins, A.J., Ng, H.D., Kiyanda, C.B., and Nikiforakis N. (2017). Propagation of gaseous detonation waves in a spatially inhomogeneous reactive medium. Phys. Rev. Fluids. 2, 053201 https://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.2.053201

Aspden, A., Nikiforakis, N., Bell, J., & Dalziel, S. (2017). Turbulent jets with off-source heating. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 824, 766-784. https://doi:10.1017/jfm.2017.272

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2016).  A hybrid formulation for the numerical simulation of condensed phase explosives. Journal of Computational Physics, v316, pp 193-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2016.04.017

Cullis, I.G., Nikiforakis, N., Frankl, P., Blakely, P., Bennett, P. and Greenwood, P. (2016). Simulating geometrically complex blast scenarios. Defence Technology, Volume 12, Issue 2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dt.2016.01.005

Yamazaki, H., Satomura, T. and Nikiforakis, N. (2016). 3D cut-cell modelling for high-resolution atmospheric simulations.  Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 42: 1335–1350. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.2736  

Wutschitz, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2016). A Cartesian Cut-Cell Approach for Modelling Air and Water Droplet Flow. 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2016-0600). http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-0600

Bennett, W.P., Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2016). Cartesian Cut-Cell and GFM Approaches to Free-Surface and Moving Boundary Interaction. 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA SciTech Forum, (AIAA 2016-0602). http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2016-0602

Blakely, P.M. and Nikiforakis, N. (2015). Relativistic Bondi-Hoyle-Lyttleton Accretion: A Parametric Study. Astronomy and Astrophysics, in print. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201525763

Lovett, S., Monmont, F., Nikiforakis, N. (2015). An experimentally-based in-situ combustion model with adaptive meshing. Combustion and Flame, 162(4), 960-977. https://doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.09.018  

Blakely, P.M., Nikiforakis, N. & Henshaw, W.D.  (2015). Assessment of the MUSTA approach for numerical relativistic hydrodynamics. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 575. https://doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201425182

Blakely, P.M., Nikiforakis, N. & Henshaw, W.D (2015). General relativistic hydrodynamics on overlapping curvilinear grids. Astronomy & Astrophysics 575, A103. https://doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201425184

Schoch, S., & Nikiforakis, N. (2015). Numerical modelling of underwater detonation of non-ideal condensed-phase explosives. Physics of Fluids, 27(1). https://doi:10.1063/1.4905337

Lovett, S., Nikiforakis, N., Monmont, F. (2015). Adaptive mesh refinement for compressible thermal flow in porous media. Journal of Computational Physics 280, 21-36. https://doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2014.09.017

Teng, H.H., Morgan, G.H., Kiyanda, C.B., Nikiforakis N. and Ng H.D. (2015). GPU-based simulation of the two-dimensional unstable structure of gaseous oblique detonations. American Institute of Physics Conf. Proc. 1648, 030027 (peer-reviewed). https://doi:10.1063/1.4912344

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2014). The temperature field around collapsing cavities in condensed phase explosives. Fifteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, ONR-43-280-15, pp. 60-70 (peer-reviewed)

Salmond, J. and Nikiforakis, N. (2014). Characterisation of Reaction Waves in the Initiation of Detonation. Fifteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, ONR-43-280-15, pp. 940-950 (peer-reviewed)

Schoch, S. and Nikiforakis, N. (2014). Propagation of detonation waves in ANFO confined by high sound-speed materials. Fifteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, ONR-43-280-15, pp. 1031-1041 (peer-reviewed)

Croft, E.M., Chan, S.K., Kirby, I.J. and Nikiforakis, N. (2014). Modelling multiphase detonation with streamline models. Fifteenth International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, ONR-43-280-15, pp. 1096-1106 (peer-reviewed)

Kiyanda, C.B., Morgan, G.H., Nikiforakis, N., & Ng, H.D. (2014). High resolution GPU-based flow simulation of the gaseous methane-oxygen detonation structure. Journal of Visualization. https://doi:10.1007/s12650-014-0247-9

Lovett, S., Monmont, F., & Nikiforakis, N. (2014). An experimentally-based in-situ combustion model with adaptive meshing. Combustion and Flame. Volume 162, Issue 4, pp 960–977. https://doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2014.09.018

Schoch, S., Nikiforakis, N., Lee, B.J., Saurel. R. (2013). Multi-phase simulation of ammonium nitrate emulsion detonations. Combustion and Flame, Volume 160, Issue 9, pp. 1883-1899. https://doi:10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.03.033

Schoch, S., Nordin-Bates, K.R., Nikiforakis, N. (2013). An Eulerian algorithm for coupled simulations of elastoplastic-solids and condensed-phase explosives. Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 252, pp 163–194. https://doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.06.020

Schoch, S., Nikiforakis, N., Lee, B. J. (2013). The propagation of detonation waves in non-ideal condensed-phase explosives confined by high sound-speed materials. Physics of Fluids, Vol.25, 8. https://doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.06.020

B.J. Lee, E.F. Toro, C.E. Castro, N. Nikiforakis, (2013). Adaptive Osher-type scheme for the Euler equations with highly nonlinear equations of state. Journal of Computational Physics, 246:165-183. https://doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2013.03.046

van Odyck, D.E.A., Lovett, S., Monmont, F., and Nikiforakis, N. (2012). An efficient shock capturing scheme for multicomponent multiphase thermal flow in porous media. Proc. R. Soc. A. Volume: 471, Issue 2182. doi: https://10.1098/rspa.2012.0152

Monmont, F.B.J., Van-Odyck, D.E.A., & Nikiforakis, N. (2011). Experimental and theoretical study of the combustion of n-triacontane in porous media. Fuel. Volume 93, March 2012, Pages 28-36. https://doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2011.09.027

Ng, H.D., Abderrahmane, H.A., Bates, K.R., & Nikiforakis, N. (2011). The growth of fractal dimension of an interface evolution from the interaction of a shock wave with a rectangular block of SF6. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 16(11), 4158-4162. https://doi:10.1016/j.cnsns.2011.03.016

Monmont, F.B.J., Lovett, S., Nikiforakis N. (2011). Multiphase multicomponent thermal models and their application to in-situ combustion. IOR 2011-16th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery. https://doi:10.3997/2214-4609.201404752

Michael, L., Nikiforakis, N., and Bates K.R. (2010). Numerical Simulations of Shock-Induced Void Collapse in Liquid Explosives. 14th International Detonation Symposium, Office of Naval Research, ONR-351-10-185, pp. 1127-1136 (peer-reviewed)

N. Nikiforakis (2009). Theme Issue: Mesh generation and mesh adaptation for large-scale Earth-system modelling. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 367 (1907).

Nikiforakis, N. (2009). Mesh generation and mesh adaptation for large-scale Earth-system modelling. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A Math Phys Eng Sci, 367(1907), 4473-4481. doi:10.1098/rsta.2009.0197

Klein, R., Bates, K.R., & Nikiforakis, N. (2009). Well-balanced compressible cut-cell simulation of atmospheric flow. Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci, 367(1907), 4559-4575. doi:10.1098/rsta.2009.0174

Cael, G., Ng, H.D., Bates, K.R., Nikiforakis, N., & Short, M. (2009). Numerical simulation of detonation structures using a thermodynamically consistent and fully conservative reactive flow model for multi-component computations. Proc Roy Soc A, 465(2107), 2135-2153. https://doi:10.1098/rspa.2008.0371

Slingo, J., Bates, K., Nikiforakis, N., Piggott, M., Roberts, M., Shaffrey, L., Weller, H. (2009). Developing the next-generation climate system models: challenges and achievements. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 367, 815-831. https://doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0207

Van Odyck, D.E.A., Bell, J. B., Monmont, F., & Nikiforakis, N. (2009). The mathematical structure of multiphase thermal models of flow in porous media. Proc Roy Soc A, 465(2102), 523-549. https://doi:10.1098/rspa.2008.0268

Aspden, A., Nikiforakis, N., Dalziel, S., & Bell, J.B. (2008). Analysis of implicit LES methods. Comm App Math Com Sc, 3(1), 103-126. https://doi:10.2140/camcos.2008.3.103

Bates, K.R., Nikiforakis, N., & Holder, D. (2007). Richtmyer-Meshkov instability induced by the interaction of a shock wave with a rectangular block of SF6. Phys Fluids, 19(3). https://doi:10.1063/1.2565486

Ng, H.D., Botros, B.B., Chao, J., Yang, J.M., Nikiforakis, N., & Lee, J. H. S. (2006). Head-on collision of a detonation with a planar shock wave. Shock Waves, 15(5), 341-352. https://doi:10.1007/s00193-006-0022-5

Anile, A. M., Nikiforakis, N., Romano, V., & Russo, G. (2005). Discretization of semiconductor device problems (II). Chapter 5 of Handbook of Numerical Analysis Vol. XIII: special volume Numerical Methods in Electromagnetics. Elsevier, North-Holland. https://doi:10.1016/S1570-8659(04)13005-6  pp443-522

Nikiforakis, N. (2005). AMR for global atmospheric modelling. Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering: Adaptive mesh Refinement-Theory and applications Vol. 41 (pp. 505-526). doi:10.1007/3-540-27039-6_38

Ng, H.D., Radulescu, M.I., Higgins, A.J., Nikiforakis, N., & Lee, J.H.S. (2005). Numerical investigation of the instability for one-dimensional Chapman-Jouguet detonations with chain-branching kinetics. Combustion Theory and Modelling, 9(3), 385-401. https://doi:10.1080/13647830500307758

Patterson, M.D., Simpson, J.E., Dalziel, S.B., & Nikiforakis, N. (2005). Numerical modelling of two-dimensional and axisymmetric gravity currents. Int. J. Numerical Methods in Fluids Vol. 47 (pp. 1221-1227).  https://doi:10.1002/fld.841

Ng, H.D., Higgins, A.J., Kiyanda, C.B., Radulescu, M.I., Lee, J.H.S., Bates, K.R., Nikiforakis, N. (2005). Nonlinear dynamics and chaos analysis of one-dimensional pulsating detonations. Combustion Theory and Modelling, 9(1), 159-170. https://doi:10.1080/13647830500098357

Ng, H.D., Nikiforakis, N., & Lee, J.H.S. (2005). Head-on collision of a detonation with a planar shock wave. Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves Vol. 2, pp. 745-750, Beijing, China, July 11-16, 2004

Hubbard, M.E., & Nikiforakis, N. (2003). A three-dimensional, adaptive, Godunov-type model for global atmospheric flows. Mon Weather Rev, 131(8), 1848-1864. https://doi.org/10.1175//2568.1

Legnani, W.E., Canziani, P O., O Neill, A., & Nikiforakis, N. (2004). The AMR adaptive grid model and its use in the study of the 2002 anomalous polar vortex. Mecánica Computacional, 23, 2819-2830.

Lowe, D., MacKenzie, A.R., Nikiforakis, N., & Kettleborough, J. (2003). A condensed-mass advection based model for the simulation of liquid polar stratospheric clouds. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 3, 29-38. https://doi:10.5194/acp-3-29-2003

Anile, A.M., Nikiforakis, N., & Pidatella, R.M. (2001). Assessment of a high resolution centered scheme for the solution of hydrodynamical semiconductor equations. SIAM J Sci Comput, 22(5), 1533-1548. https://doi:10.1137/S1064827599361588

Walker, B., & Nikiforakis, N. (2001). A large timestep Godunov-type model of global atmospheric chemistry and transport. In E. F. Toro (Ed.), Godunov Methods: Theory and Applications (pp. 1015-1022). https://doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-0663-8_94

K. N. C. Bray and N. Nikiforakis (1999). Theme Issue: Combustion science at the end of the millennium. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 357 (1764).

Bray, K.N.C., & Nikiforakis, N. (1999). Combustion science at the end of the millennium - Preface. Phil Trans Roy Soc A, 357(1764), 3483-3487

Clarke, J.F., & Nikiforakis, N. (1999). Remarks on diffusionless combustion. Phil Trans Roy Soc A, 357(1764), 3605-3620. https://doi:10.1098/rsta.1999.0512

Vassilicos, J. C., & Nikiforakis, N. (1997). Flamelet-vortex interaction and the Gibson scale. Combustion and Flame, 109(3), 293-302. https://doi:10.1016/S0010-2180(96)00165-4

MacKenzie, A.R., Nikiforakis, N., & Sessler, J. (1997). The wrong kind of snow: polar stratospheric clouds and ozone depletion. Journal of Aerosol Science, 28, 337. https://doi:10.1016/S0021-8502(97)86848-6

Nikiforakis, N., & Clarke, J.F. (1996). Numerical studies of the evolution of detonations. Mathematical and Computing Modelling Vol. 24 (pp. 149-164). https://doi:10.1016/0895-7177(96)00147-1

Nikiforakis, N., & Clarke, J.F. (1996). Quasi-steady structures in the two-dimensional initiation of detonations. Proc Roy Soc A, 452(1952), 2023-2042. https://doi:10.1098/rspa.1996.0107

Dold J.W., Short M., Clarke J.F. and Nikiforakis, N. (1995). Accumulating sequence of ignitions from a propagating pulse. Combustion and Flame 100 465-473. https://doi:10.1016/0010-2180(94)00232-H

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

Bakalis, G., Yuk, K.C. T., Mi, H. D., and Nikiforakis, N.(2019). Numerical modelling of detonation initiation vis shock interaction with multiple flame kernels, AIP Conference Proceedings 2116 (1), 030028 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5114012

Sverdrup, K., Nikiforakis, N. and Almgren, A. (2018) Numerical Simulations of Immiscible Generalised Newtonian Fluids, 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 6) 7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD 7) Glasgow, UK

Mi, X.C., Michael, L., Nikiforakis, N. and Higgins, A. J. (2019) Shock-to-detonation transition in nitromethane with spatially non-uniform distributions of air-filled cavities. 27th ICDERS meeting Beijing, China

Mi, X.C., Michael, L., Nikiforakis, N. and Higgins, A. J. (2019), Computational investigation of preshock desensitization of liquid nitromethane with air-filled cavities. SHOCK 19 21st Biennial Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter Vol 64 (8) Bulletin of the American Physical Society.

Yuk, K.C.T., Mi, X.C., Lee, J.H.S., Ng, H.D., Nikiforakis, N. (2019) Transmission of Cellular Detonation Waves across a Density Discontinuity. 27th ICDERS Beijing China 2019

Michael,L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2019) Electromagnetic pulses generated by detonations. 17th International Conference on Numerical Combustion May 6-8, 2019 Aachen, Germany

Mi, X.C., Michael,L., Nikiforakis, N. and Higgins, A.J. (2019) Effect of hot-spot clusters on shock-to-detonation transition (SDT) in nitromethane with air-filled cavities. 17th International Conference on Numerical Combustion May 6-8, 2019 Aachen, Germany

Michael, L., Millmore S.T. and Nikiforakis, N. (2018) A numerical methodology for simulating plasma arc-induced detonations, 16th International Detonation Symposium Proceedings

Ioannou, E., Michael,L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2017) Whole-System Detonation Modelling for Practical Applications, Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion Orlando, Florida

Mi, X.C., Higgins, A.J., Ng,H.D , Kiyanda, C.B. and Nikiforakis, N. (2017) Propagation Limit of Detonation Waves in a Spatially Heterogeneous Reactive Medium with Yielding Confinement, Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Orlando, Florida

Wilkinson, S. D., Nikiforakis, N. and Michael, L., (2017) Equations of State for Predictive Modelling of Confined, Condensed-Phase Explosives, Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion Orlando, Florida

Harcombe, G., Nikiforakis, N. and Martin Braithwaite (2017) A Thermochemical Algorithm for Combustion Modelling, Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion Orlando, Florida

Jackson, H. and Nikiforakis N. (2017) A New Approach for Cook-Off Modelling, Sixteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion Orlando, Florida

Di Labbio, G., Kiyanda, C.B., X. Mi, Higgins, A.J. and N. Nikiforakis, N. (2016). Investigation of detonation velocity in heterogeneous explosive system using the reactive Burgers’ analog. AIP Conference Proceedings 1738, 030011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4951767

Ng, H.D., Kiyanda, C.B., Morgan, G.H., Nikiforakis N. (2015). The Influence of High-Frequency Instabilities on the Direct Initiation of Two-Dimensional Gaseous Detonations. 25th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Leeds.

Michael L. and Nikiforakis N. (2015). Coupled Simulations of Condensed-Phase Explosives and Elastic-Plastic Solids. 15th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Avignon France.

Ioannou E., and Nikiforakis N. (2015). Propagation of detonations in curved geometries of compliantly confined solid explosives. 15th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Avignon France.

Ng, H.D., Kiyanda, C.B. Morgan, G.H., N. Nikiforakis (2015). On the influence of instabilities on the direct blast initiation of two-dimensional detonations, 15th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Avignon France.

Di Labbio, G., Kiyanda, C.B.,  Mi, X.C., Higgins, A.J., Nikiforakis N. and Ng H.D. (2015) Investigation of detonation propagation through an array of random discrete energy sources using the reactive Burgers' analog. 68th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics. Bulletin of the American Physical Society Volume 60, Number 21.

Strickson, O., Artacho, E. and Nikiforakis, N. (2015). Ab initio shock waves in silicon: efficiently locating the Hugoniot locus with first-principles molecular dynamics. 19th Biennial Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Bulletin of the American Physical Society, Volume 60, Number 8.

Johnstone, E.J. and Nikiforakis, N.  (2013). Cavity Collapse in Elastic-plastic Materials. SIAM Conference on Numerical Combustion, San Antonio Texas, USA.

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis, N. (2013). Heterogeneous Nitromethane Ignition and Transition to Detonation.  SIAM Conference on Numerical Combustion, San Antonio Texas, USA.

Schoch, S. and Nikiforakis, N. (2013). Multi-phase Detonations in Elastic-plastic Confinement. SIAM Conference on Numerical Combustion, San Antonio Texas, USA.

Schoch, S.,Nikiforakis N., and Saurel R. (2011). Multi-phase simulation of Ammonium Nitrate Emulsion Detonations. Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Equations: Theory and Applications. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Saurel, R., Schoch, S., and Nikiforakis N. (2011). Chapman-Jouguet conditions with temperature and velocity disequilibrium. Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Equations: Theory and Applications. University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Lovett, S, van Odyck, D.E.A., and Nikiforakis, N. (2011). Multicomponent, multiphase simulation of in-situ combustion in porous media. 13th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Corfu, Greece.

Michael, L. and Nikiforakis N. (2011). Resolved simulations of void collapse in liquid explosives. 13th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Corfu, Greece.

Schoch S. and Nikiforakis N. (2011). Detonation propagation in explosives and confiner structural response. 13th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Corfu, Greece.

Aspden A.J. and Nikiforakis, N. (2010). Monotone integrated large eddy simulation of Buoyant Turbulent Jets with Off-Source Heating. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on the Physics of Compressible Turbulent Mixing, Paris, France

Schoch, S., & Nikiforakis, N. (2009). Non-ideal detonation behaviour of PBX 9502. 16th APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter. Bulletin of the American Physical Society Vol. 54 Number 8.

Aspden A.J. and Nikiforakis N. (2009). Monotone integrated large eddy simulation of open shear flows. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on the Physics of Compressible Turbulent Mixing, Cambridge, UK.

Nikiforakis N. and Bates K.R. (2009). Emergence of detonation in the flowfield induced by Richtmyer-Meshkov instability. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on the Physics of Compressible Turbulent Mixing, Cambridge, UK.

Aspden A.J., Nikiforakis, N., Dalziel S. (2008). Buoyant Turbulent Jets with Off-Source Heating. Part I: ILES Simulations. 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics. Bulletin of the American Physical Society Volume 53, Number 15.

Nikiforakis, N. and Anile, A.M. (2004). Finite volume schemes and Adaptive Mesh Refinement for semiconductor simulations. 5th Int Workshop, Scientific Computing in Electrical Engineering.

Patterson, M.D., Simpson, J.E., Dalziel, S.B. and Nikiforakis, N., (2004). Numerical simulations of two-dimensional and axisymmetric gravity currents. ICFD Conference on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, 2004-01-01, University of Oxford.

Nikiforakis N. (2002). Generic Mechanisms of Detonation Initiation.  9th Int. Conference on Numerical Combustion, Sorrento, Italy.

Nikiforakis N. and Toro E.F. (1995). Evaluation of the WAF method for kinematic and dynamic Atmospheric Modelling Problems. Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics V K. W. Morton, M. J. Baines Clarendon Press

Anile, A.M., Nikiforakis, N. and Pidatella R.M. (1999). Moment equations for carrier transport in semiconductors. EQUADIFF Proceedings, Berlin, pp1317-1321.

Anile, A.M., Nikiforakis, N., Pidatella, R.M. (1999). FLIC scheme for the numerical solution of semiconductor transport equations, Equadiff 99, Springer, Berlin.

Nikiforakis N. (1998). Riemann Problem Based Methods and AMR for Global Atmospheric Modelling. Fourth European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences CFD Conference, Athens, Greece.