Krisztián Palotás
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Research Highlights:
Surface defects are responsible for starting points of structural decomposition of perovskites
Microscopic origin of chiral shape induction in achiral crystals
Chen's derivative rule extended for tip-orbital interference effects in scanning tunneling microscopy
What is the orientation of the tip in a scanning tunneling microscope?
Magnetic skyrmions with tunable properties
Surface patterning: fullerenes line up
EU COST Action MP1306: EUSpec: Modern Tools for Spectroscopy on Advanced Materials
Research interests:

Physics:
-Ab initio electronic structure calculations (DFT)
-Magnetic surfaces and nanostructures
-Supported molecular nanostructures
-Development of theoretical electron/spin transport methods based on first principles, and simulations in the tunneling and ballistic regime

3D-WKB-STM code: Available upon request! (email) Overview
Review on the 3D-WKB-STM method: Frontiers of Physics 9, 711-747 (2014)
Theory: 3D-WKB
Interface: All DFT codes (atom-projected DOS)
Calculation modes: STM, STS, 3D current and dI/dV maps, 2D constant height maps, 2D constant current maps, 1D line scans, single point dI/dV spectra, orbital-dependence/independence, arbitrary tip geometrical orientation, local work function-dependence, spin-polarization, arbitrary tip magnetization orientation, non-collinear magnetic surfaces

BSKAN code: Available upon request! (email) BSKAN guide version 3.6
Theories: Tersoff-Hamann, Chen's derivative rule, Bardeen, multiple scattering
Interface: VASP
Calculation modes: STM, STS, 3D current and dI/dV maps, 2D constant height maps, 2D constant current maps, 1D line scans, single point dI/dV spectra, spin-polarization, arbitrary tip geometrical orientation (Chen), tip-orbital interference (Chen)


Simulated STM image of a Cr monolayer on Au(111) using the 3D-WKB-STM code. The magnetic structure is non-collinear, red arrows indicate Cr atomic magnetic moments, white arrows show magnetization direction of the STM tip.

Finance:
Corporate governance effects on corporate performance modeled by using artificial neural networks
Last modified: 17 Feb 2017