Phivos Mavropoulos
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Institute for Advanced Simulation I:
Quantum Theory of Materials
D-52425 Jülich

 

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1989-1994 University of Athens, Department of Physics:
Studies in Physics
1994-1999 University of Athens, Department of Physics:
MSc and PhD in Solid State Physics
Supervisor: Prof. N. Stefanou
1999-2000 IFF, Research Center Jülich
Post-doctoral researcher
2000-2001 Military service in Greece
2001-2008 IFF, Research Center Jülich
Post-doctoral researcher
since 2009 IAS, Research Center Jülich
Staff researcher

Research Interests
  • Electronic and magnetic structure of alloys, surfaces, and interfaces.
  • Electronic structure of half-metallic ferromagnets.
  • Spin transport in ferromagnet-semiconductor junctions.
  • Magnetic adatoms and clusters on surfaces; non-collinear magnetism.
  • Magnetism at finite temperatures. Prediction of Curie temperature of ferromagnetic alloys.
  • Spin relaxation in low-dimensional metallic structures.
Methods
  • Density-functional theory.
  • KKR-Green function method.
  • Landauer-Büttiker approach to ballistic transport.
  • Classical Monte Carlo simulations.
Teaching

 

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