João Nuno Santos Gonçalves
  Post-Doc Fellowship  
  phone: (+351)234247059  
  extension: 33110  
  department: Physics  
  office: 32.2.2  
  supervisor: Vitor Brás Sequeira Amaral  
  co-supervisor: J. G. Correia (IST-ITN/CERN)  
  group: 2 - multifunctional ferroic ceramics and nanostructures
  line: 4 - computing and modelling
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Short CV

2006 - Physics Degree, Universidade de Aveiro
2007 - MSc Physics Engineering, Universidade de Aveiro
2011 - PhD, Universidade de Aveiro
2012 to Present - Post-doctoral researcher

Selected Publications

"Magnetovolume Effects in Heusler Compounds via First-Principles Calculations", J. N. Gonçalves, J. S. Amaral, V. S. Amaral, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 50 1301104 (2014). DOI: 10.1109/TMAG.2014.2326892

"Hyperfine local probe study of alkaline-earth manganites SrMnO3 and BaMnO3", J. N. Gonçalves, V. S. Amaral, J. G. Correia, A. M. L. Lopes, J. P. Araújo, P. B. Tavares, Journal of Physics: Condens. Matter 26 215401 (2014). DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/26/21/215401

"Ab initio study of the relation between electric polarization and electric field gradients in ferroelectrics", J. N. Gonçalves, A. Stroppa, J. G. Correia, T. Butz, S. Picozzi, A. S. Fenta, V. S. Amaral, Physical Review B 86 035145 (2012). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.86.035145

"Hyperfine interactions in MnAs studied by perturbed angular correlations of γ-rays using the probe Br77→ Se77 and first-principles calculations for MnAs and other Mn pnictides", J. N. Gonçalves, V. S. Amaral, J. G. Correia, A. M. L. Lopes, Physical Review B 83, 104421 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.104421

Scientific Interests

Magnetic materials, ferroelectrics, multiferroics, graphene, transition metal oxides, other functional materials. First-principles, density functional theory calculations. Hyperfine interactions: electric field gradients, hyperfine fields, and their relation to other properties. Perturbed angular correlation spectroscopy and complementary calculations.