Theoretical and Computational Nanoscience Group

Group Leader: Stephan Roche

Stephan Roche

ICREA Prof Stephan Roche

Group Leader

Prof Stephan Roche is a theoretician with more than twenty years of experience in the study of transport theory of low-dimensional systems, including graphene, carbon nanotubes, semiconducting nanowires, organic materials and topological insulators.

He has published more than 100 papers in journals such as Review of Modern Physics, Nature Physics, Nano Lett. and Phys. Rev. Lett. (40 papers) and he is the co-author of the recently published book on “Introduction to Graphene-Based Nanomaterials: From Electronic Structure to Quantum Transport” (Cambridge University Press 2014). He received the Authorisation to conduct PhD projects in 2004 at the University Joseph-Fourier (Grenoble, France), and since then he has supervised 5 PhD students and more than a dozen postdoctoral researchers in France, Germany and Spain. S. Roche has been awarded the prestigious Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel prize by the Alexander Von-Humboldt Foundation (Germany), and finally, since 2011, he has been actively involved in the Graphene Flagship project, currently as a co-leader of the Graphene spintronics workpackage.





  • Efficient linear scaling approach for computing the Kubo Hall conductivity

    Ortmann F., Leconte N., Roche S. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics; 91 (16, 165117) 2015. 10.1103/PhysRevB.91.165117. IF: 3.736

  • Graphene spintronics: The European Flagship perspective

    Roche S., Åkerman J., Beschoten B., Charlier J.-C., Chshiev M., Dash S.P., Dlubak B., Fabian J., Fert A., Guimarães M., Guinea F., Grigorieva I., Schönenberger C., Seneor P., Stampfer C., Valenzuela S.O., Waintal X., Van Wees B. 2D Materials; 2 (3, 030202) 2015. 10.1088/2053-1583/2/3/030202. IF: 0.000

  • Role of grain boundaries in tailoring electronic properties of polycrystalline graphene by chemical functionalization

    Seifert M., Vargas J.E.B., Bobinger M., Sachsenhauser M., Cummings A.W., Roche S., Garrido J.A. 2D Materials; 2 (2, 024008) 2015. 10.1088/2053-1583/2/2/024008. IF: 0.000

  • Science and technology roadmap for graphene, related two-dimensional crystals, and hybrid systems

    Ferrari A.C., Bonaccorso F., Fal'ko V., Novoselov K.S., Roche S., Bøggild P., Borini S., Koppens F.H.L., Palermo V., Pugno N., Garrido J.A., Sordan R., Bianco A., Ballerini L., Prato M., Lidorikis E., Kivioja J., Marinelli C., Ryhänen T., Morpurgo A., Coleman J.N., Nicolosi V., Colombo L., Fert A., Garcia-Hernandez M., Bachtold A., Schneider G.F., Guinea F., Dekker C., Barbone M., Sun Z., Galiotis C., Grigorenko A.N., Konstantatos G., Kis A., Katsnelson M., Vandersypen L., Loiseau A., Morandi V., Neumaier D., Treossi E., Pellegrini V., Polini M., Tredicucci A., Williams G.M., Hee Hong B., Ahn J.-H., Min Kim J., Zirath H., Van Wees B.J., Van Der Zant H., Occhipinti L., Di Matteo A., Kinloch I.A., Seyller T., Quesnel E., Feng X., Teo K., Rupesinghe N., Hakonen P., Neil S.R.T., Tannock Q., Löfwander T., Kinaret J. Nanoscale; 7 (11): 4598 - 4810. 2015. 10.1039/c4nr01600a. IF: 7.394

  • Spin transport in hydrogenated graphene

    Soriano D., Van Tuan D., Dubois S.M.-M., Gmitra M., Cummings A.W., Kochan D., Ortmann F., Charlier J.-C., Fabian J., Roche S. 2D Materials; 2 (2, 022002) 2015. 10.1088/2053-1583/2/2/022002. IF: 0.000