Device Modelling

Electron, Phonon and Spin Transport in Nanoscale Quantum Devices











We engineer the electrical, vibrational, magnetic and optical properties of nanoscale molecular devices for applications such as molecular electronic building blocks, sensors, molecular spintronics, thermoelectric, piezoelectric and optoelectronic devices.


Overview of Research Topics

Nanoscale Electronic Devices, Sensors and Applications: Theoretical and Computational Physical Sciences; Electrical, Vibrational, Magnetic and Thermal Properties of Nanoscale Devices; Semiconductor Physics; Transistors and Sensors

  • Nanoscale materials modelling i.e. Quantum, phonon and spin transport; Environmental effects
  • Molecular electronics i.e. Quantum and phonon interference; Energy harvesting e.g. Thermoelectricity and Piezoelectricity; Biological sensing; Spintronic; Optoelectronics; Molecular electronic building blocks
  • One and two dimensional materials i.e. Van-der Waals heterostructures; Graphene electrodes; Molecular graphene nanoribbons
  • Multiscale modelling i.e. Density functional theory; Tight-binding modelling; Molecular dynamics; Quantum transport
  • GOLLUM: We co-develop the next generation quantum transport simulation tool: GOLLUM

Open Positions

We are looking for highly motivated Postdoctoral researchers and PhD students. Visit Vacancies page for more info.

Institution

The School of Engineering at the University of Warwick is ranked 5th in the UK for Engineering in The Guardian University League Table 2020. Warwick is a research intensive university ranked 54th in the QS World University Rankings 2019.


News

  • We will move to the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick from 1st Sep 2019.