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Francisco Javier Munoz Saez

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS, DEPTO FISICA

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


theoretical condensed matter; density functional theory & tight binding; topological insulators; single photon emitters

Educación

  •  Physics, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2010
  •  Physics, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2006

Experiencia Académica

  •   Senior Researcher Full Time

    Max-Planck-Institut für Mikrostrukturphysik

    Halle, Alemania

    2012 - 2013

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - At present

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Associate professor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago , Chile

    2011 - At present

  •   Senior researcher Full Time

    Max Planck Institute of Microstructured Physics

    Halle, Alemania

    2012 - 2013

  •   Associate Researcher Part Time

    Center for the Development of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2024

Formación de Capital Humano


PhD thesis of Jose Mella Riquelme, "Control of Topologically Protected Surface States", at Universidad de Chile (2015-2019)
MSc thesis of Cesar Jara Donoso, "Physical Properties of Defects in van der Waals Heterostructures", at Universidad de Chile (2018-2020)
MSc thesis of Andres Robles, "Efecto del Confinamiento en la Estructura Electrónica de átomos y moléculas diatómicas", Universidad de Chile (2019-2020)
MSc thesis of Esteban Flores, "Inducing a topological transition in graphene nanoribbons superlattices by external strain", Universidad de Chile (2021-2023)
MSc Thesis of Fernanda Pinilla, "Centros de color en nitruro de borohexagonal y heteroestructuras de van der Waals", Universidad de Chile (2020-2023)


Difusión y Transferencia


I am the organizer of the "ChileNobel" conferences, a cycle of short talks to the general audience about each year's Nobel prices and their relationship with Chile.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Becas Conicyt

    CONSEJO NACIONAL DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA

    Chile

    Scholarship for graduate studies

  •   Becas Chile

    COMISION NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA Y TECNOLOGICA

    Chile

    Scholarship to postdoctoral training abroad


 

Article (56)

Chemical bonding dictates drastic critical temperature difference in two seemingly identical superconductors
Electronic structure and vibrational stability of copper-substituted lead apatite LK-99
Expanding PyProcar for new features, maintainability, and reliability
Exploring the catalytic potential of AuxPt4-x clusters on TiC and ZrC (001) surfaces for hydrogen dissociation
Manipulating the Stacking in Two-Dimensional Hexagonal Boron Nitride Bilayers: Implications for Defect-Based Single Photon Emitters
Prediction of BiS<sub>2</sub>-type pnictogen dichalcogenide monolayers for optoelectronics
Formation of H<sub>2</sub> on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons under conditions of the ISM: an ab initio molecular dynamics study
Spin-active single photon emitters in hexagonal boron nitride from carbon-based defects
High-temperature phonon-mediated superconductivity in monolayer Mg2B4C2
Inducing a topological transition in graphene nanoribbon superlattices by external strain
Defect levels from SCAN and MBJ meta-GGA exchange-correlation potentials
First-Principles Identification of Single Photon Emitters Based on Carbon Clusters in Hexagonal Boron Nitride
First-principles study of Mn-3 adsorbed on Au(111) and Cu(111) surfaces
Nanoindentation of Amorphous Carbon: a combined experimental and simulation approach
Simulated mechanical properties of finite-size graphene nanoribbons
Understanding Topological Insulators in Real Space
Electronic structure of first and second row atoms under harmonic confinement
Highly porous tungsten for plasma-facing applications in nuclear fusion power plants: a computational analysis of hollow nanoparticles
Imogolite in water: Simulating the effects of nanotube curvature on structure and dynamics
Magnon valley Hall effect in CrI3-based van der Waals heterostructures
PyProcar: A Python library for electronic structure pre/post-processing
First-principles study of Ni adatom migration on graphene with vacancies
Hematene: a 2D magnetic material in van der Waals or non-van der Waals heterostructures
Interaction of Nitroxide Radicals with an Au-8 Nanostructure: Theoretical and Calorimetric Studies
Molecular simulations of carbon allotropes in processes with creation and destruction of chemical bonds
Strain to alter the covalency and superconductivity in transition metal diborides
Bending energy of 2D materials: graphene, MoS2 and imogolite
Growth of Ni nanoclusters on irradiated graphene: a molecular dynamics study
Topological properties of a bipartite lattice of domain wall states
Magnetic phases at the molecular scale: the case of cylindrical Co nanoparticles
Topology-driven nonlinear switching in Mobius discrete arrays
Bilayer graphene under pressure: Electron-hole symmetry breaking, valley Hall effect, and Landau levels
Energetics and the magnetic state of Mn2 adsorbed on Au(111): Dimer bond distance dependence
Prediction and control of spin polarization in a Weyl semimetallic phase of BiSb
Topological Crystalline Insulator in a New Bi Semiconducting Phase
Au13-nAgn clusters: a remarkably simple trend
Coaxial Nanocable Composed by Imogolite and Carbon Nanotubes
Self-Rolling of an Aluminosilicate Sheet into a Single Walled Imogolite Nanotube: The Role of the Hydroxyl Arrangement
Surface states of FeF2 (110) and its uncompensated magnetization
Model for Self-Rolling of an Aluminosilicate Sheet into a Single-Walled Imogolite Nanotube
Physical properties of quasi-one-dimensional MgO and Fe3O4-based nanostructures
Reorganization of a topological surface state: Theory for Bi2Te3(111) covered by noble metals
Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Ti-2 on C-20 Collisions and C20Ti2 Configurations
Binary cluster collision dynamics and minimum energy conformations
Finite size effects on the magnetocrystalline anisotropy energy in Fe magnetic nanowires from first principles
Properties of Fe8-NCoN nanoribbons and nanowires: A DFT approach
A new isomer of C-20 and a way to a new C-240
Displacements of hysteresis loops in magnetite nanoparticles
First-principles theoretical investigation of monoatomic and dimer Mn adsorption on noble metal (111) surfaces
Nanocluster Collisions as a Way to Understand the Role of d-Shell Polarization
Physical and chemical properties of Con-mCum nanoclusters with n=2-6 atoms via ab-initio calculations
Collisions between a single gold atom and 13 atom gold clusters: an ab initio approach
Monoatomic and dimer Mn adsorption on the Au(111) surface from first principles
The role of d-orbital polarization on rhodium cluster collisions
Uniaxial Magnetic Anisotropy Energy of Fe Wires Embedded in Carbon Nanotubes
Surface anisotropy, hysteretic, and magnetic properties of magnetite nanoparticles: A simulation study

Proyecto (6)

Defects in two-dimensional materials and heterostructures
Strain effect on local electronic properties of topological insulator nanostructures
Light-Matter Interactions in Topological Nanomaterials Towards Low-Consumption Information Technology
Topological Insulator Superlattices
CHARACTERIZATION, DESIGN AND TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF TOPOLOGICALLY PROTECTED SURFACE STATES
NANOCLUSTERS AND THEIR INTERACTION WITH NANOSTRUCTURES

Review (1)

A chemical theory of topological insulators
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Francisco Munoz

Associate Professor

Physics

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS, DEPTO FISICA

Santiago, Chile

14
Miguel Kiwi

Full Professor

Physics

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

12
Juan Valdivia

Full Professor

Fisica

DEPARTAMENTO DE FISICA, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

12
José Rogan

PROFESOR TITULAR

FISICA

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

10
José Mejía

Profesor Titular

Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA E CHILE

Santiago, Chile

10
Carlos Cardenas

Associate professor

Physics

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

6
Rafael Gonzalez

Profesor Asistente

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Ricardo Ramirez

Profesor

Fisica

Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
patricio fuentealba

Profesor Titular

Física

U. DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS, DPTO. FISICA

Santiago, Chile

4
Max Ramirez

Full time professor (Instructor)

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Chile

3
Griselda Garcia

Profesor asociado

Física

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE - FACULTAD DE FÍSICA

Santiago, Chile

2
Alejandro Varas

Investigador

Cedenna

Santiago, Chile

1
Carolina Aliaga

Profesora Titular

Ciencias de Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Tomas Perez-Acle

Full Professor

Computational Biology Lab

Fundación Ciencia para la Vida

Santiago, Chile

1
Dora Altbir

Vicerrectora de Investigación e Innovación

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

1
Evgenia Spodine

Full Professor

Química Inorgánica y Analítica

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Samuel Baltazar

Académico

Física

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Eugenio Vogel

Profesor Títular

Ciencias Físicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

1
alejandro bernardin

PhD (c)

Fundación Ciencia y Vida

Santiago, Chile

1
Edwin Tangarife

Asistente Adjunto

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Javier Rojas

Académico Auxiliar

Departamento de Computación e Industrias

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

1
Marcos Pérez

CTO

Ainwater

Osorno, Chile

1
Tatiana Gómez

Assistant Proffesor

Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile