Prof. Dr. Gerson J. Ferreira

Nanosciences Group (gnano)
Institute of Physics, Federal University of Uberlândia

Office: 1A255, Sta. Mônica
Phone: +55 (34) 3239-4222
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CVCurrículo Lattes (in Portuguese)

>> check the julia  Book: Introduction to Computational Physics, with examples in Julia

Education / Formação

  • 2014-present: Lecturer @ Federal University of Uberlândia (Brazil)
  • 2013-2014: Post-doc @ University of São Paulo with Prof. Dr. J. Carlos Egues
  • 2012-2013: Post-doc @ University of Basel with Prof. Dr. Daniel Loss
  • 2006-2011: PhD in Physics @ University of São Paulo, with Prof. Dr. J. Carlos Egues
  • 2002-2005: BSc in Physics, emphasis in Computational Physics @ University of São Paulo (Brazil)

Links: Currículo Lattes (in Portuguese)Google Scholar

Research Interests / Linhas de pesquisa

  • spintronics (spintrônica)
  • quantum computation (computação quântica)
  • spin-orbit coupling and spin dependent phenomena (acoplamento spin-órbita e fenômenos dependentes de spin)
  • spin dynamics, diffusion, zitterbewegung (dinâmica de spin, difusão de spins, movimento trêmulo do spin ou zitterbewegung)
  • topological insulators, graphene (isolantes topológicos, grafeno)
  • group theory applied to solid state physics (teoria de grupos aplicada a estado sólido)

Links: Presentations (apresentações),
ResearchGateDestaqueSBF(2016), DestaqueSBF(2017)

To join our master, PhD program, and post-doc positions: in English and in Portuguese.

Selected Publications

PRL 119, 116801 (2017) [arXiv] Conductance and Kondo Interference Beyond Proportional Coupling
PRL 116, 196802 (2016) [arXiv] Current-controlled Spin Precession of Quasi-Stationary Electrons in a Cubic Spin-Orbit Field
PRB 96, 161113(R) (2017) [arXiv] - Confinement and Fermion Doubling Problem in Dirac-like Hamiltonians
PRB 93, 161101(R) (2016) [arXiv] Topological Nonsymmorphic Ribbons out of Symmorphic Bulk
PRB 96, 115426 (2017) [arXivTuning the topological states in metal-organic bilayers

more articles here or Google Scholar.

Teaching / Ensino

- Intermission

Other Projects / Extensão 

iconP128  Extensão Chrome/Firefox/Safari: Redirecionamento CAPES-Portal de Periódicos

julia  Book (Preliminary Notes-PDF): Introduction to Computational Physics, with examples in Julia

tux Introdução ao Linux