Category: Articles

Enhancing Radiative Heat Transfer With Silicon Metasurfaces

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Víctor Fernández Hurtado, Francisco J. García Vidal and Juan Carlos Cuevas, IFIMAC researchers and members of the Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Thermal radiation is a...

Zero-energy Pinning from Interactions in Majorana Nanowires

Article: published in npj Quantum Materials by Alfredo Levy Yeyati IFIMAC researcher and member of the Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Since the early experimental efforts towards the generation and characterisation of Majorana...

Computational Simulation of Photochemical Reactions in DNA

Article: published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters by Jesús I. Mendieta-Moreno and José Ortega, IFIMAC researchers and members of the Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. The photostability of DNA is a key property for...

Quantized Thermal Transport in Single-Atom Junctions

Article: published in Science by Juan Carlos Cuevas, IFIMAC researcher and member of the Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. What does determine the heat flow through a single atom? This is the ultimate...

Radiative Heat Transfer in Ångström and Nanometer-sized Gaps

Article: published in Nature Communications by Víctor Fernández-Hurtado, Johannes Feist, Francisco J. García-Vidal and Juan Carlos Cuevas, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers. Radiative heat transfer between closely placed objects is...

A Bright Nanolight for Plasmonic Circuitry

Article: published in Nano Letters by Javier Cuerda, Jorge Bravo-Abad and Francisco J. Garcia-Vidal, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers. The need of ever faster and powerful data processing and communication...

When Quantum Light Meets Matter

Article: published in Physical Review A by J. C. López Carreño, C. Sánchez Muñoz, E. del Valle and F. P. Laussy, Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics and IFIMAC researchers.. A theoretical analysis of...