University of Vermont

Prof. Kotov at the Blackboard

Department of Physics: Condensed Matter Theory Group

Research Philosophy

We are generally fascinated by the types of phases of matter that emerge when large numbers of bosons or fermions interact strongly in solids. We employ a variety of methods in our research, including both analytical and numerical techniques to help elucidate the role played by quantum mechanics in these complex systems.

Some specific areas include:

  • Theoretical studies of complex nanoscale materials
  • Strongly-correlated systems and novel electronic compounds
  • Quantum many-body phenomena in low-dimensional systems
  • Large scale quantum Monte Carlo simulations of quantum matter
  • The physics of Graphene, carbon nanotubes, and their derivatives
  • Studies of emergent phenomena in complex quantum systems

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