Research areas within the program:


  • Magnetic properties of transition and rare-earth metals in bulk, multilayer, surface and cluster geometries.
  • Magnetism of novel superconductors, complex oxides and dilute magnetic semiconductors.

Lattice Dynamics

  • Stability materials in their different phases, by investigating their lattice dynamics.
  • Models which aim to accurately evaluate the free energy as a function of temperature.
  • Same approach in order to predict superconducting transition temperatures.

Molecular Electronics

  • Electronic transport through nano-sized systems, including molecules for new applications in the field of sensing and switching.
  • Theoretical methods to determine the electric current through these systems, for a given bias voltage.

Code Development

  • Number of methods and tools which we use to address different problems.