Alexey Kovalev Profile

Alexey Kovalev

Assistant Professor

Alexey Kovalev

310K Jorgensen Hall
402-472-2880
alexey.kovalev@unl.edu


Personal Links

You can learn more about my research and ask questions by going to Physics Portal.

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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests


  • Spintronics and Spincaloritronics
  • Spin-Hall Effect
  • Magnetoelectronics
  • Spin-Transfer Torque
  • Anomalous Hall Effect
  • Magnetization Dynamics
  • Nanoelectromechanical Systems
  • Theory of Spin-Polaron in 2D Antiferromagnets
  • Quantum Information Theory


Recent Talks


  • "Magnetomechanical Effects in Magnetic Clusters and Molecules," 55th Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Atlanta/Georgia, USA (invited 11/2010)
  • "Berry phase of spin: from spin transfer mechanical and magnetization torques to the anomalous Hall effect," The City University of New York (1/2011)
  • "Macrospin Tunneling and Magnetopolaritons with Nanomechanical Interference," Seventh International Workshop on Magnetism and Superconductivity at the Nanoscale, Coma-Ruga, Spain (invited 7/2011) (see PDF)
  • "Spintronics phenomena in the classical and quantum worlds," Stony Brook University (2/2012) (see PDF)
  • "Improved quantum hypergraph product LDPC codes," APS March Meeting 2012 (3/2012) (see PDF)
  • "Thermomagnonic spin transfer and Peltier effects in insulating magnets," APS March Meeting 2012 (invited 3/2012) (see PDF)
  • "Quantum LDPC codes: hypergraph-product and related constructions," IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2012) (see PDF)
  • "Fault tolerance of "bad" quantum low-density parity check codes," Perimeter Institute For Theoretical Physics (10/2012) (see video)
  • "Spin supercurrents and torquing with Majorana fermions," KITP UCSB (10/2013) (see link)

Selected Publications


Group Members


I am looking for creative students and postdocs who are interested in theoretical condensed matter physics.


Utkan Gungordu

Utkan Güngördü

Postdoctoral Researcher

310X Jorgensen Hall

ugungordu@unl.edu


Rabindra Nepal

Rabindra Nepal

Graduate Student

310Y Jorgensen Hall

nepalrabindra89@gmail.com

Bo Li

Shane Sandhoefner


Former Members:

Vladimir Zyuzin


Bo Li

Graduate Student

JH 244A Jorgensen Hall

boliwalker@gmail.com




Shane Sandhoefner

Graduate Student

JH 244A Jorgensen Hall

shanesandhoefner@gmail.com









Vladimir Zyuzin

Postdoctoral Researcher at Texas A&M