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Computational Condensed Matter Theory Group

Material sciences deliver novel material classes like topological insulators or graphene; the nanosciences provide measurements of single molecules and atoms. We investigate such systems with computational means. Our emphasis is on transport and dynamics.

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Recent Publications

  • Our paper "Silver makes better electrical contacts to thiol terminated silanes" has been accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie.

  • Check out our recent papers!

    Multiplicity of atomic reconfigurations in an electrochemical Pb single-atom transistor [Phys. Rev. B 95, 195415 (2017)]

    Density propagator for many-body localization: finite size effects, transient subdiffusion, (stretched-)exponentials [Phys. Rev. Lett 118, 196801 (2017)]

Open projects

  • Bachelor Projects

    • Quantum transport in Weyl semimetals of types I and II. Description.
    • Vortex-superlattices in structured organic matter and waveguides. Description.
    • Lotka-Volterra model for simulting aspects of the US elections (2016). Description.
  • Master Projects

Research agenda

Anderson Transitions and Quantum Criticality in Novel Materials: Topological Insulators, Graphene and Friends

Electronic wavefunction near a Quantum Hall transition exhibiting multifractal amplitude fluctuations.

Disorder of some kind is a ubiquitous encounter in any macroscopic solid. From the fundamental point of view it creates novel material classes where interference, quantum phase transitions and the physics of rare events dominate the phase diagrams. 

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Molecular Electronics

Typical setup of a molecular transport experiment

Molecules represent classes of quantum dots that exhibit unique properties. A profound fundamental interest is especially in molecular systems close to instabilities, because the latter tend to leave a pronounced effects on the transport characteristics.

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Molecular Materials and Their Cooperative Phenomena

Graphene flake with zigzag termination and buckling.

Molecular Materials comprise a broad class of solids including graphene, supramolecular structures and hypothetical metamaterials. Their cooperative properties are rich, tunable and can often be obtained quantitatively with sophisticated ab intio methods.

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Principal investigator

Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Evers
Email ferdinand.evers(at)ur.de

Phone +49 (0)941 943 2039
Fax +49 (0)941 943 2038
Office PHY 3.1.25
Secretary +49 (0) 941 943 2036
Mail address
Institut I - Theoretische Physik
Universität Regensburg,
D-93040 Regensburg

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Institut I - Theoretische Physik
Universitätsstraße 31,
D-93053 Regensburg

 
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