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Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

Research Associate

I am a Post doctoral Research Associate at the University of Cambridge jointly supervised by Prof. Clare Grey (U. Cambridge) and Dr. Andrew J. Morris (U. Birmingham) (April 2021- ), with particular interest in the field of first principles calculations of correlated materials. I am funded by the Battery Degradation project of The Faraday Institution. I finished my PhD in June 2018, working on first principles electronic structure study of novel phenomena in complex materials. I then worked as a Research Fellow for the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) till March 2019. During my time at ICTP I was the PI of a CINECA Class C project I-2DFM, and worked on the emerging field of 2D ferromagnets. Thereafter I worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz, April 2019- March 2021), where I had experience of working on strongly correlated physics from the perspectives of Dynamical Mean Field Theory. My current research interests involve understanding from the perspectives of strong correlations, the physics involved in degradation of Li ion batteries, however I have worked on various material systems including oxides, oxide heterostructures, metal organic complxes, hybrid perovskites, topological weyl semi-metals, 2D magnets and so on. 



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Importance of electronic correlations for the magnetic properties of the two-dimensional ferromagnet CoBr$_2$
H Banerjee, M Aichhorn
– Physical Review B
Topological transitions to Weyl states in bulk Bi$_2$Se$_3$: Effect of hydrostatic pressure and doping
SK Saha, H Banerjee, M Kumar
– Journal of Applied Physics
Half-metallic ferromagnetism in layered CdOHCl induced by hole doping
H Banerjee, P Barone, S Picozzi
– 2D Materials
Understanding the role of exchange and correlations in complex oxides under strain and oxide heterostructures
H Banerjee
– Modern Physics Letters B
Emergence of a ferromagnetic insulating state in LaMnO$_3$/SrTiO$_3$ heterostructures: The role of strong electronic correlations and strain
H Banerjee, M Aichhorn
– Physical Review B
Electronic and Magnetic State of LaMnO$_3$ Epitaxially Strained on SrTiO$_3$: Effect of Local Correlation and Non-local Exchange
H Banerjee, O Janson, K Held, T Saha-Dasgupta
– Physical Review B
Design and Control of Cooperativity in Spin-Crossover in Metal–Organic Complexes: A Theoretical Overview
H Banerjee, S Chakraborty, T Saha-Dasgupta
– Inorganics
Cationic Effect on Pressure Driven Spin-State Transition and Cooperativity in Hybrid Perovskites
H Banerjee, S Chakraborty, T Saha-Dasgupta
– Chemistry of Materials
Electronic Structure of Oxide Interfaces: A Comparative Analysis of GdTiO3/SrTiO3 and LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interfaces
H Banerjee, S Banerjee, M Randeria, T Saha-Dasgupta
– Sci Rep
Cooperativity in spin-crossover transition in metalorganic complexes: Interplay of magnetic and elastic interactions
H Banerjee, M Kumar, T Saha-Dasgupta
– Physical Review B
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