Ising-model Monte Carlo simulations: density of states and mass gap NA Alves, BA Berg, R Villanova Physical Review B 41 (1), 383, 1990 | 123 | 1990 |

Partition function zeros and finite size scaling of helix-coil transitions in a polypeptide NA Alves, UHE Hansmann Physical Review Letters 84 (8), 1836, 2000 | 108 | 2000 |

The factorisation method and supersymmetry NA Alves, E Drigo Filho Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 21 (15), 3215, 1988 | 74 | 1988 |

Spectral density study of the SU (3) deconfining phase transition NA Alves, BA Berg, S Sanielevici Nuclear Physics B 376 (1), 218-252, 1992 | 70 | 1992 |

Mixed initial conditions to estimate the dynamic critical exponent in short-time Monte Carlo simulation R da Silva, NA Alves, JRD de Felıcio Physics Letters A 298 (5-6), 325-329, 2002 | 68 | 2002 |

Universality and scaling study of the critical behavior of the two-dimensional Blume-Capel model in short-time dynamics R da Silva, NA Alves, JRD de Felício Physical Review E 66 (2), 026130, 2002 | 66 | 2002 |

Partition-function zeros and the SU (3) deconfining phase transition NA Alves, BA Berg, S Sanielevici Physical review letters 64 (26), 3107, 1990 | 66 | 1990 |

Unveiling community structures in weighted networks NA Alves Physical Review E—Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 76 (3 …, 2007 | 59 | 2007 |

Solution effects and the order of the helix–coil transition in polyalanine Y Peng, UHE Hansmann, NA Alves The Journal of chemical physics 118 (5), 2374-2380, 2003 | 59 | 2003 |

Potts models: Density of states and mass gap from Monte Carlo calculations NA Alves, BA Berg, R Villanova Physical Review B 43 (7), 5846, 1991 | 56 | 1991 |

Yang–Lee zeros and the helix–coil transition in a continuum model of polyalanine NA Alves, UHE Hansmann Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 292 (1-4), 509-518, 2001 | 48 | 2001 |

Inferring topological features of proteins from amino acid residue networks NA Alves, AS Martinez Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications 375 (1), 336-344, 2007 | 40 | 2007 |

Helix formation and folding in an artificial peptide NA Alves, UHE Hansmann The Journal of chemical physics 117 (5), 2337-2343, 2002 | 39 | 2002 |

PART 2-BRIEF REPORTS-General methods of statistical physics-Global persistence exponent of the two-dimensional Blume-Capel model R Silva, NA Alves, JRD Felicio Physical Review-Section E-Statistical Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics 67 …, 2003 | 30 | 2003 |

Numerical comparison of two approaches for the study of phase transitions in small systems NA Alves, JPN Ferrite, UHE Hansmann Physical Review E 65 (3), 036110, 2002 | 28 | 2002 |

Partition function zeros and leading-order scaling correction of the 3D Ising model from multicanonical simulations NA Alves, JRD De Felicio, UHE Hansmann Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General 33 (42), 7489, 2000 | 22 | 2000 |

Extended gaussian ensemble solution and tricritical points of a system with long-range interactions RB Frigori, LG Rizzi, NA Alves The European Physical Journal B 75, 311-318, 2010 | 21 | 2010 |

Communication: Multicanonical entropy-like solution of statistical temperature weighted histogram analysis method LG Rizzi, NA Alves The Journal of chemical physics 135 (14), 2011 | 20 | 2011 |

Stripe-tetragonal phase transition in the two-dimensional Ising model with dipole interactions: Partition function zeros approach JSM Fonseca, LG Rizzi, NA Alves Physical Review E—Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics 86 (1 …, 2012 | 19 | 2012 |

Phase transitions and autocorrelation times in two-dimensional Ising model with dipole interactions LG Rizzi, NA Alves Physica B: Condensed Matter 405 (6), 1571-1579, 2010 | 19 | 2010 |