Department of Physics and Astronomy

Research at the division of Materials Theory

The research carried out within the Division of Materials Theory covers a wide range of topics within materials and condensed matter physics. A selection of topics we are currently interested in is outlined in this section.

Ab initio theory of unusual ordering phenomena and their time-response to ultrashort excitations

Atomic, ionic and polaronic diffusion in materials

Condensed matter theory

Magnetism

Non-equilibrium nano-physics

Oxide Heterostructures

Physics comes to Life: where nanotechnology and biomedical sciences meet

Superconductivity

Theoretical soft x-ray spectroscopy of adsorbed systems

Research centers

Graphene

Molecular Electronics

Code Development

The work carried out within our division relies heavily, but not exclusively, on computational methods. As part of our research effort we have developed a number of methods and tools which we use to address different problems. These include:

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