Over the years we have been working in close collaboration with other institutions including experimental groups as well as theoretical groups which support us with first-principle calculations in order to obtain a complete understanding of the surface dynamics of the investigated samples.

For students interested to join our group we may also be able to organise a research stay at the institution of one of our collaborators.

Name Institution Projects
P. Hofmann, M. Bianchi, M. Bremholm Aarhus University
Synthesis and crystal growth of topological insulator and 2D materials.
Characterisation via ARPES, X-ray diffraction and electronic transport measurements.
M. Sacchi

University of Surrey
United Kingdom

vdW corrected DFT calculations of molecule-surface systems.
W. Allison, J. Ellis, N. Avidor, I. Calvo-Almazan, D. Ward, P. Townsend Cavendish Laboratory
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
Ultrahigh-resolution helium-3 spin-echo measurements.
D. Campi Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali
Universitá di Milano-Bicocca
DFT calculations of the surface electronic structure.
DFPT calculations of the surface lattice vibrations.
G. Benedek

Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali
Universitá di Milano-Bicocca

Donostia international Physics Center (DIPC)
Donostia - San Sebastian Spain

Theoretical support for the analysis and interpretation of helium atom scattering experiments from solid surfaces.

Theoretical description of the quantum mechanical scattering probabilities for helium of conducting surfaces (in order to obtain the electron-phonon coupling strength).

P. Fouquet, E. Bahn Institut Laue-Langevin
Neutron scattering studies of organic molecule/graphite systems.
A. Sabik, G. Antcak University of Wrocław
Surface diffusion studies of organic molecule/metal systems (STM measurements).
S. Miret-Artés Instituto de Física Fundamental

Close-coupling calculations of helium-surface scattering intensities.

A. Jones, A. Hansen Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics,
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
Development of a compressed sensing code for spin-echo measurements.
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