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Young Investigators Group Prof. Samir Lounis

Functional Nanoscale Structure Probe and Simulation Laboratory (Funsilab)


The Young Investigator's Research Group "Functional Nanoscale Structure Probe and Simulation Laboratory (Funsilab)" was established in 2011, at the Institute for Advanced Simulation in Forschungszentrum Jülich.

Group members:



Prof. Samir Lounis

Head of the group
Functional Nanoscale Structure Probe and Simulation Laboratory (Funsilab)

E-Mail: s.lounis@fz-juelich.de

Tel.: +49 2461 61-4068


Dr. Manuel dos Santos Dias

Static and dynamic properties of magnetic nanostructures, including relativistic effects: electronic properties, orbital magnetism, anisotropic magnetic interactions, dynamical spin excitations

E-Mail: m.dos.santos.dias@fz-juelich.de

Tel.: +49 2461 61-1764


Dr Imara Lima Fernandes

First-principles investigation of single magnetic nanoskyrmions interacting with defects

Email: i.lima.fernandes@fz-juelich.de

Phone: +49 2461 690-4204

Brinker, Sascha

Sascha Brinker

Ab-initio investigation of dynamical currents in magnetic nanostructures on surfaces

Email:  s.brinker@fz-juelich.de

Phone: +49 2461 61-4755

 Hamamera, Hanan

Hanan Hamamera

Investigation of ultra-fast magnetic excitations in the real-time domain

Email: h.hamamera@fz-juelich.de

Phone: +49 2461 61-5193

Shehada, Sufyan

Sufyan Shehada

Interplay of dynamical spin-excitations and strong correlations in adatoms and nanostructures

Email: s.shehada@fz-juelich.de

Phone: +49 2461 61-8863

 Aceves, Uriel

Uriel Aceves

Theoretical investigation of the emergence of Majorana states in nanostructures

Email: u.aceves@fz-juelich.de

Phone: +49 2461 61-2512