NAFOSTED Grant No. 103.01-2019.318 "Developing theoretical approaches for investigating amorphous drugs" (2020 - 2022)


1. Anh D. Phan*, Nguyen K. Ngan*, Do T Nga, Nam B Le, Chu Viet Ha, Tailoring Drug Mobility by Photothermal Heating of Graphene Plasmons, physica status solidi (RRL) (2022).

2. Anh D. Phan*, Confinement effects on the spatially inhomogeneous dynamics in metallic glass films, J. Phys. Chem. B 2022, 126, 7, 1609–1614 (2022).

3. Tran D. Cuong* and Anh D. Phan*, Theoretical insights into non-Arrhenius behaviors of thermal vacancies in anharmonic crystals, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2022,24, 4910-4915 (2022).

4. Claudia Borredon, Luis A. Miccio, Anh D. Phan and Gustavo A. Schwartz, Estimating glass transition temperature and related dynamics of molecular glass formers combining artificial neural networks and disordered systems theory, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids: X, 2022, 15, 100106 (2022).

5. Luis A Miccio, Claudia Borredon, Ulises Casado, Anh D Phan, Gustavo A Schwartz, Approaching Polymer Dynamics Combining Artificial Neural Networks and Elastically Collective Nonlinear Langevin Equation, Polymers 2022, 14(8), 1573 (2022)

6. Hien TT Lai, Ly H Nguyen, Anh D Phan, Agata Kranjc, Toan T Nguyen, Duc Nguyen-Manh, A comparative study of receptor interactions between SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2 from molecular modeling, Journal of Molecular Modeling volume 28, 305 (2022)

7. Anh D. Phan, Screening and collective effects in randomly pinned fluids: A new theoretical framework, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 34 435101

8. Tran Dinh Cuong, Nguyen Quang Hoc, Nguyen Duc Trung, Nguyen Thi Thao, and Anh D. Phan, Theoretical predictions about melting behaviors of iron up to 4000 GPa, Phys. Rev. B 106, 094103 (2022)


1. Anh D. Phan*, Alessio Zaccone*, Vu D. Lam, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Theory of pressured-induced rejuvenation and strain-hardening in metallic glasses, Phys. Rev. Lett. 126, 025502 (2021).

2. Tran D. Cuong* and Anh D. Phan*, Efficient Analytical Approach for High-Pressure Melting Properties of Iron, Vacuum 185, 110001 (2021).

3. Tran D. Cuong* and Anh D. Phan*, Theoretical model for the high-pressure melting process of MgO with the B1 structure, Vaccum 189, 110231 (2021)

4. Nguyen K. Ngan*, Anh D. Phan*, Alessio Zaccone, Impact of High Pressure on Reversible Structural Relaxation of Metallic Glass, Rapid Research Letter (2021)

5. Asieh Ghanekarade, Anh D. Phan*, Kenneth S. Schweizer*, and David S. Simmons*, Nature of dynamic gradients, glass formation, and collective effects in ultrathin freestanding films, PNAS 118 (31) e2104398118 (2021).

6. Anh D. Phan*, Nguyen K. Ngan*, Nam B. Le, Le T. M. Thanh, Toward a better understanding of activation volume and dynamic decoupling of glass-forming liquids under compression, Macromolecular Theory and Simulation (2021).

7. D. N. Dung, A. D. Phan, T. T. Nguyen, V. D. Lam, Effects of surface charge and environmental factors on the electrostatic interaction of fiber with virus-like particle: A case of coronavirus, AIP Advances 11, 105008 (2021).


1. The Linh Pham. Hong Tiep Dinh, Dinh Hai Le, Xuan Khuyen Bui, Son Tung Bui, Hong Luu Dang, Anh Duc Phan, Dac Tuyen Le, Dinh Lam Vu, Dual-band isotropic metamaterial absorber based on near-field interaction in the Ku band, Curr. Appl. Phys. 20, 331-336 (2020).

2. Anh D. Phan*, Tran T. T. Thuy, Nguyen T. K. An, Justyna Knapik-Kowalczuk, Marian Paluch, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Molecular Relaxations in Supercooled Liquid and Glassy States of Amorphous Gambogic Acid: Dielectric Spectroscopy, Calorimetry and Theoretical Approach, AIP Advances 10, 025128 (2020).

3. Anh D. Phan* and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Theory of Structural and Secondary Relaxation in Amorphous Drugs under Compression, Pharmaceutics 12, 177 (2020).

4. Anh D. Phan*, Cuong V. Nguyen, Pham T. Linh, Tran V. Huynh, Vu D. Lam, and Anh-Tuan Le, Deep Learning for the Inverse Design of Mid-Infrared Graphene Plasmons, Crystals 10, 125 (2020).

5. Tran D. Cuong*, Anh D. Phan*, Katsunori Wakabayashi, and Pham T. Huy, Structural Relaxation Time and Dynamic Shear Modulus of Glassy Graphene, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 538, 120024 (2020).

6. Tran D. Cuong* and Anh D. Phan*, A simple vacancy model for melting properties of crystals, Vacuum 109444 (2020).

7. Anh D. Phan* and Kenneth S. Schweizer*, Influence of Longer Range Spatial Transfer of Caging Constraints on the Dynamics of Glass-Forming Hard Sphere and Thermal Liquids Near Solid Substrates, ACS Macro Lett. 9, 448-453 (2020).

8. Anh D. Phan*, Agnieszka Jedrzejowska, Marian Paluch, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Theoretical and Experimental study of Compression Effects on Structural Relaxation of Glass-Forming Liquids, ACS Omega 5, 11035-11042 (2020).

9. Nghiem Thi Ha Lien, Anh D. Phan*, Bui Thi Van Khanh, Nguyen Thi Thuy, Nguyen Trong Nghia, Hoang Thi My Nhung, Tran Hong Nhung, Do Quang Hoa, Vu Duong, Nguyen Minh Hue, Applications of mesoporous silica encapsulated gold nanorods loaded doxorubicin in chemo-photothermal therapy, ACS Omega 5, 20231-20237 (2020).

10. Do T. Nga*, Anh D. Phan*, Vu D. Lam, Lilia M. Woods, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Enhanced solar photothermal effect of PANi fabrics with plasmonic nanostructures, RSC Advances 10, 28447-28453 (2020).

11. Anh D. Phan*, Kajetan Koperwas, Marian Paluch, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Coupling between structural relaxation and diffusion in glass-forming liquids under pressure variation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 22, 24365-24371 (2020).

12. Anh D. Phan*, Determination of Young's Modulus of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients by Relaxation Dynamics at Elevated Pressures, J. Phys. Chem. B 124, 46, 10500–10506 (2020).

13. Anh D. Phan*, Vu D. Lam, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Cooperative nanoparticle self-assembly and photothermal heating in an ultra-flexible plasmonic metamaterial, RSC Advances 10, 41830-41836 (2020).


1. Anh D. Phan* and Kenneth S. Schweizer*, Theory of the spatial transfer of interface-nucleated changes of dynamical constraints and its consequences in glass-forming films, J. Chem. Phys. 150, 044508 (2019).

2. Tran Dinh Cuong*, Nguyen Quang Hoc, Anh D. Phan*, Application of the statistical moment method to melting properties of ternary alloys with FCC structure, J. Appl. Phys. 125, 215112 (2019).

3. Anh D. Phan*, Justyna Knapik-Kowalczuk, Marian Paluch, Trinh X. Hoang, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Theoretical Model for the Structural Relaxation Time in Coamorphous Drugs, Mol. Pharmaceutics 16, 2992-2998 (2019).

4. Anh D. Phan* and Trinh X. Hoang, The pH-dependent electrostatic interaction of a metal nanoparticle with the MS2 virus-like particles, Chem. Phys. Lett. 730, 84-88 (2019).

5. Anh D. Phan* and Kenneth S. Schweizer*, Influence of Longer Range Transfer of Vapor Interface Modified Caging Constraints on the Spatially Heterogeneous Dynamics of Glass-Forming Liquids, Macromolecules 52, 5192-5206 (2019).

6. Anh D. Phan*, Nam B. Le, T. H. Lien Nghiem, Lilia M. Woods, Satoshi Ishii, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Confinement effects on the solar thermal heating process of TiN nanoparticle solutions, Phys. Chem. Chem.Phys. 21, 19915 (2019).

7. Anh D. Phan*, Katsunori Wakabayashi, Marian Paluch, and Vu D. Lam, Effects of cooling rate on structural relaxation in amorphous drugs: elastically collective nonlinear langevin equation theory and machine learning study, RSC Adv. 9, 40214 (2019).

8. Anh D. Phan*, Do T. Nga, Do Chi Nghia, Vu Dinh Lam, and Katsunori Wakabayashi, Effects of Mid-infrared Graphene Plasmons on Photothermal Heating, Phys. Status Solidi RRL 1900656, (2019).