Biplab Sanyal

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Physics and Astronomy, Materials Theory

+4618-471 3624
Mobile phone:
+46 70 1679273
Visiting address:
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Postal address:
Box 516
751 20 UPPSALA

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Research Interests

Graphene & 2D materials, multiferroics, random alloys, organometallics, clusters, time-dependent electron dynamics, spin-phonon coupling


DFT-I 1FA584 (also course responsible)

Hands-on electronic structure calculations 1FA583 (also course responsible)

Computational Physics 1FA573 (also course responsible)

Chemical binding and structure formation 1FA580 (also course responsible)

Nanoscience 1FA567

Keywords: ab initio electronic structure calculations time-dependent phenomena structure prediction and properties of novel 2d materials

Selected projects

  • Structure prediction and properties of novel 2D materials
  • Defect engineering in 2D materials
  • Heterostructures of 2D materials
  • Molecule-substrate interactions: spin dipole moment, magnetic anisotropy, exchange interactions, van der Waals interactions
  • Properties of magnetic clusters
  • Electron correlation in nanostructures and bulk
  • Oxide heterostructures and their interfaces
  • Polarization and magnetization dynamics of correlated oxides
  • EU-FP7 IAPP project

    New Materials for High Moment Poles and Shields
    NU-MATHIMO (FP7 Marie Curie project)
    Partners: University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Seagate Technology, Ireland

Selected Publications

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Biplab Sanyal