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College Photo Name Sanvito, Stefano
Main Department Physics
College Title Professor of Condensed Matter Theory
E-mail stefano.sanvito@tcd.ie
College Tel +353 1 896 3065
Web http://www.tcd.ie/Physics/People/Stefano.Sanvito/
 
Biography
At the beginning of year 2002 I moved from University of California Santa Barbara to the Trinity College Dublin, creating the “Computational Spintronics Group” within the Physics Department. The main research focus of the group is to study theoretically spin transport at the nanscale level. The group at present comprises two postdoctoral researchers, six PhD students and several undergraduate and summer students. We established the “Computational Spintronics Lab.” with nine state of the art PC workstations. The purchase of a large LinuX-based cluster is at present under tender. We maintain several collaborations locally and internationally with frequent visits to Dublin from our collaborators. In year 2003/2004 we host an equivalent of about two months visit. In the two years 2002-2004 we have published over ten publications in peer reviewed journals, two book chapters, several conference proceedings, and we have submitted an Irish patent. Recently we received fundings from Science Foundation of Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and the High Education Authority, for a total of about 1,5 Million Euro over the next five years. This ranks us as probably the largest and best funded single PI Computational Materials Science group in Ireland.
 
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
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Member of the Americal Physical Society
Organizer of the symposium on "spin injection into semiconductors" at JEMS 2004
Collaborator for Contemporary Physics
Reviewer for Physical Review B, Physical Review Letters, The European Physical Journal B, Europhysics Letters, Journal of Physics C: Condensed Matter, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience
Organizer of the “Magnetism and spin injection in semiconductors” symposium at the 2004 Joint European Magnetic Symposia (Dresden)
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Languages
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Italian Fluent Fluent Fluent
 
Description of Research Interests
Spin-transport at the atomic scale Density functional study of electronic and transport properties of spintronics materials and in particular of III-V diluted magnetic semiconductors Development of analytical and numerical techniques for quantum electronic transport using ab initio methods Density functional theory methods for strongly correlated electrons Transport properties of magnetic hybrid systems and carbon nanotubes
 
Research Interests
Computer Modelling Condensed Matter Condensed Matter Theory Electronic/Optical Materials
Magnetic Materials Magnetics Materials Sciences Mathematical Modelling
Nanotechnology Physics Semiconductors Theoretical Physics
 
Research Projects
Project title Computational Spintronics at the molecular level
Summary 926,705 Euro over 5 years.
Funding Agency Science Foundation of Ireland.
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Project title Current induced effects in nanoscale conductors.
Summary 214,000 Euro over 3 years.
Funding Agency High Education Authority.
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Project title Ab-Initio Methods for strongly correlated diluted magnetic semiconductors.
Summary 184,000 Euro over 3 years
Funding Agency Enterprise Ireland.
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Project title LDA+U Method for diluted magnetic semiconductors.
Summary 5,500 Euro over 1 year.
Funding Agency Enterprise Ireland.
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Project title Spin-orbit effects in DFT.
Summary 5,500 Euro over 1 year
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Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Cremades, E., Pemmaraju, C.D., Sanvito, S., Ruiz, E., Spin-polarized transport through single-molecule magnet Mn6 complexes, Nanoscale, 5, (11), 2013, p4751-4757
DOI
Ohto, T., Rungger, I., Yamashita, K., Nakamura, H., Sanvito, S., Ab initio theory for current-induced molecular switching: Melamine on Cu(001), Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 87, (20), 2013, part. no. 205439
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Rode, K., Baadji, N., Betto, D., Lau, Y.-C., Kurt, H., Venkatesan, M., Stamenov, P., (...), André, G., Site-specific order and magnetism in tetragonal Mn3Ga thin films, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 87, (18), 2013, part. no. 184429
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I. Rungger, X. Chen, U. Schwingenschlögl, and S. Sanvito, Finite-bias electronic transport of molecules in a water solution , Physical Review B , 81, 2010, p235407
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A. Biliæ, Ž. Crljen, B. Gumhalter, J. D. Gale, I. Rungger, and S. Sanvito, Conductance of a phenylene-vinylene molecular wire: Contact gap and tilt angle dependence , Physical Review B, 81, (15), 2010, p155101
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