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Computational Nanotechnology Lab

overview of research

Projects

Current Projects:

Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship (GENESIS): ‘Generic transport simulator for new generation thermoelectric materials’

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ERC Starting Grant (NANOthermMA): ‘Advanced Simulator Design of Nanostructured Thermoelectric (TE) Materials with Enhanced Power Factors’

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Research interests

Theory and Computational Modeling of Nanomaterials and Devices:

  • Electronic transport at the nanoscale
  • Phononic transport at the nanoscale
  • Thermoelectric materials
  • Nanotransistors and electronic devices
  • Large scale simulator development
  • Energy conversion and generation

News

Summer conferences (continued)

Patrizio gives a talk at York University, 31st August 2018, ‘Recent outcomes from molecular spintronics by the use of magnetic oxides and advanced solid state simulations for new generation thermoelectric materials’

Phytos gives a talk at Cambridge, …

image Collaboration at the Institute of Micro and Nanotechnology, in Madrid

Sam visits the group of Marisol Martín González, Institute of Micro and Nanotechnology, Madrid, September 2018 through an Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarship. During the visit Sam gave a presentation detailing the work of the Computational Nanotechno…

image ICT/ECT 2018 talks/posters

Dhritiman presents a poster at ICT/ECT, July 2018, Caen France, ‘Phonon Transport in hierarchicaly disordered nanostructures: From Monte Carlo simulations to simple analytical models’

Sam presents a poster at ICT/ECT, July 2018, Caen France, ‘Nanostr…

Journal Publications

Vargiamidis et al. Phys. Rev. B 99, 045405, 2019. [pdf][link to PRB][arXiv]

Foster et al. Journal of Electronic Materials, 2018. [pdf][link to JEM][arXiv]

Beretta et al. Mater.Sci.and Engin..: R: Report., 2018. [link to Mat. Sci. and Eng.: R: Reports]

Chakraborty et al. Phys. Rev. B 98, 115435, 2018. [pdf][arXiv][link to PRB]

Vargiamidis et al. Phys. Stat. Solidi A, 1700997, 2018. [pdf][arXiv][link to pssa]

Graziosi et al. J. of App. Phys. 123, 084503, 2018. [pdf][arXiv][link to JAP]

Foster et al. Phys. Rev. B, 96, 195425, 2017.
[pdf][arXiv][link to PRB]

Thesberg et al. Phys. Rev. B 95, 125206, 2017. [pdf][arXiv][link to PRB]

Thesberg et al. J. Appl. Phys. 120, 234302, 2016. [pdf][arXiv][link to JAP]

Bennett et al. Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 173905, 2016. [pdf][link to APL]

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Teaching

Semiconductors materials and devices module.

Analogue electronics and amplification design.

Electronics and circuits lab.

 

Group Software

– 2D NEGF with electron-phonon scattering
– Phonon Monte Carlo
– Electronic Monte Carlo (1D)
– HEMT device simulator (NEGF)
– Nanowire simulator (Tight-Binding + self-consistency)
– Tight-binding electronic structure for semiconductors