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Physik-Institut Former Group of Alexey Soluyanov ( † 2019)

Alexey Soluyanov

Alexey Soluyanov

  • Professor / Group Leader
+41 44 635 57 93
Physik-Institut, Winterthurerstrasse 190
Room number
Y36 H76

Curriculum Vitae

2018 -- SNF Professor, University of Zurich
2016 -- Associate Member, St. Petersburg State University
2014 -- 2018 Senior Assistant, ETH Zurich
2012 -- 2014 Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zurich
2007 -- 2012 Ph.D. Physics, Rutgers University
2004 -- 2007 M.Sc. Physics, St. Petersburg State University
2002 -- 2004 B.Sc. Physics, St. Petersburg State University

Research Interests

I’m a computational materials theorist working on a broad range of topics in the field of materials with non-trivial topology: topological insulators, topological semimetals, and topological superconductors. My studies to date were mostly concentrated on non-interacting systems, well-described with density functional theory (DFT). However, at the present moment, I plan to move my research to the field of interacting topological materials. The main topics of the planned research are the development of numerical methods, aimed to simulate real materials with existing tensor network numerical approaches, and use these methods to find real materials that host topological order in the form of either Abelian or non-Abelian anyons or topological phases of interacting bosons.