Javier Junquera

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Javier Junquera ​is a ten​ured professor​ at the University of Cantabria​ in Spain. ​He ​obtained ​his Bachelor​'s​ degree in theoretical physics from the University of Oviedo in 1996​ and ​​his Ph.D. from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 2001​.​ His main interests are in functional materials, particularly ​nanostructures made from ​complex oxide​s​.​ He is ​also ​one of the developers of the SIESTA code, a ​program that can be used to compute the electronic structure of materials from first​ ​principles. In 2014 he was recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society.

Materials Science

Viewpoint: When One Plus One is More than Two

Simulations show that the interface between two perovskite oxides can be a much stronger ferroelectric than either oxide on its own. Read More »