Advanced Materials

Theoretical description and identification of advanced functional materials via development and application of new methodologies

Q4 Advanced Materials

This line involves research into condensed matter theory and it focuses on the development of new methodologies that could improve the identification and description of different systems with advanced technologically interesting properties. It includes research activity on topological materials, graphene and other low-dimensional layered systems, quantum transport, and superconductivity, among other topics.

Specific topics

  • Topological materials and topological quantum chemistry.
  • Superconductivity and hybrid superconducting junctions.
  • Vibrational properties of solids in the strongly anharmonic limit.

Related publications

  1. Scientific article 1 An atomic-scale multi-qubit platform
    Y. Wang, Y. Chen, H. T. Bui, C. Wolf, M. Haze, C. Mier, J. Kim, D. -J. Choi, C. P. Lutz, Y. Bae, S. -H. Phark, and A. J. Heinrich
    Science 382, 87 (2023).
  2. Scientific article 2 Long-lived spin waves in a metallic antiferromagnet
    G. Poelchen, J. Hellwig, M. Peters, D. Y. Usachov, K. Kliemt, C. Laubschat, P. M. Echenique, E. V. Chulkov, C. Krellner, S. S. P. Parkin, D. V. Vyalikh, A. Ernst, and K. Kummer
    Nat. Commun. 14, 1 (2023).
  3. Scientific article 3 Order-disorder charge density wave instability in the kagome metal (Cs,Rb)V3Sb5
    D. Subires, A. Korshunov, A. H. Said, L. Sanchez, B. R. Ortiz, S. D. Wilson, A. Bosak, and S. Blanco-Canosa
    Nat. Commun. 14, 1 (2023).
  4. Scientific article 4 Fermi arc reconstruction in synthetic photonic lattice
    D. -H. -M. Nguyen, C. Devescovi, D. X. Nguyen, H. S. Nguyen, and D. Bercioux
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 131, 5 (2023).
  5. Scientific article 5 Kibble-Zurek mechanism of Ising domains
    K. Du, X. Fang, C. Won, C. De, F. -T. Huang, W. Xu, H. You, F. J. Gomez-Ruiz, A. del Campo, and S. -W. Cheong
    Nat. Phys. 19, 1495 (2023).
  6. Scientific article 6 Cooper pair excitation mediated by a molecular quantum spin on a superconducting proximitized gold film
    S. Trivini, J. Ortuzar, K. Vaxevani, J. Li, F. S. Bergeret, M. A. Cazalilla, and J. I. Pascual
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 130, 13 (2023).
  7. Scientific article 7 Nontrivial doping evolution of electronic properties in Ising-superconducting alloys
    W. Wan, D. Wickramaratne, P. Dreher, R. Harsh, I. I. Mazin, and M. M. Ugeda
    Adv. Mater. 34, 26 (2022).
  8. Scientific article 8 Observation of superconducting collective modes from competing pairing instabilities in single-layer NbSe2
    W. Wan, P. Dreher, D. Munoz-Segovia, R. Harsh, H. Guo, A. J. Martinez-Galera, F. Guinea, F. de Juan, and M. M. Ugeda
    Adv. Mater. 34, 41 (2022).
  9. Scientific article 9 Catalogue of flat-band stoichiometric materials
    N. Regnault, Y. Xu, M. -R. Li, D. -S. Ma, M. Jovanovic, A. Yazdani, S. S. P. Parkin, C. Felser, L. M. Schoop, N. P. Ong, R. J. Cava, L. Elcoro, Z. -D. Song, and B. A. Bernevig
    Nature 603, 824 (2022).
  10. Scientific article 10 Vectorial bulk-boundary correspondence for 3D photonic Chern insulators
    C. Devescovi, M. Garcia-Diez, B. Bradlyn, J. L. Manes, M. G. Vergniory, and A. Garcia-Etxarri
    Adv. Opt. Mater. 10, (2022).