José Ortega Mateo




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Catedrático de Universidad / Full Professor

Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada /
Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Facultad de Ciencias, Módulo C-05, Despacho 401.3
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain

Telf. +34-91-497-6145 ; Fax  +34-91-497-4950

e-mail:  jose.ortega@uam.es


Bio-sketch

Curriculum Vitae

 



Docencia

Física del Estado Sólido
Métodos Computacionales en Física de la Materia Condensada y Biomoléculas

Computación I



Investigación / Research

Group : First-principles Atomistic Simulation Techniques (FAST)


Development of efficient first-principles techniques for the simulation of complex materials

Local-orbital Density Functional Theory (DFT) methods (FIREBALL code).
  Hybrid Quantum Mechanics / Molecular Mechanics (QM/MM) methods for the simulation of biomolecules. Non-adiabatic molecular dynamics.

 



Interfaces of organic semiconductors.

Metal/Organic, Organic/Organic and Organic/Metal-Oxide interfaces. Energy level alignment. The Molecule/Metal Interface.





   Reactions in Biomolecules

 Simulation of enzymatic reactions in biomolecules using QM/MM methods.  Ultrafast photochemical processes in biomolecules (e.g. DNA).

                               

Nanowires and nanocontacts.
Theoretical simulation of STM.
 

Mechanical and Transport properties of metallic nanowires.
Catalytic activity of metallic nanowires.
Theoretical simulation of Scanning Tunneling Microscope.

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