Hyowon Park

Assistant Professor


Research Interests
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Education
  • B.S., Physics (2004)
    Pohang University of Science and Technology
  • Ph.D., Physics (2011)
    Rutgers University

Biography

Dr. Park's research focuses on the theoretical study of emergent electronic, magnetic and structural properties of quantum materials with strong electronic correlations. The materials of interest include transition metal oxides, iron-based superconductors, and heavy fermion systems in both bulk and nano-structured forms. Current state-of-the-art first-principles approaches are adopted including dynamical mean field theory (DMFT) and density functional theory (DFT). Dr. Park also has been working on the development of new implementations such as the calculations of total electronic energies and magnetic excitation spectra using DFT+DMFT as well as the inclusion of non-local correlation effects beyond DMFT.
 

Selected Publications

  • "Computing total energies in complex materials using charge self-consistent DFT+DMFT", Hyowon Park, Andrew J. Millis, Chris A. Marianetti, Phys. Rev. B 90, 235103 (2014)

  • "Site-Selective Mott transition in Rare-Earth-Element Nickelates", Hyowon Park, Andrew J. Millis, Chris A. Marianetti, Phys. Rev. Lett 109, 156402 (2012)

  • "Nature of magnetic excitations in superconducting BaFe1.9Ni0.1As2", Mengshu Liu, Leland W. Harriger, Huiqian Luo, Meng Wang, R. A. Ewings, T. Guidi, Hyowon Park, Kristjan Haule, Gabriel Kotliar, S. M. Hayden, and Pengcheng Dai, Nature Physics 8, 376-381 (2012)

  • "The Magnetic Excitation Spectra in BaFe2As2: a two-particle approach within DFT+DMFT", Hyowon Park, Kristjan Haule, Gabriel Kotliar, Phys. Rev. Lett 107, 137007 (2011)

  • "Cluster Dynamical Mean Field Theory of the Mott Transition", Hyowon Park, Kristjan Haule, Gabriel Kotliar, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 186403 (2008)

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Contact Information

Office: 2376 SES, MC 273
Phone: 312-996-8913
Email: hyowon@uic.edu