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Dr María Rosa López Gonzalo

Dr María Rosa López Gonzalo
Full professor
Atomic, Molecular, and Nuclear Physics
  • Despatx 208segon pisServeis Cientificotècnics i IUR


Brief CV

Currículum breve


1991-1996 Graduated in Physics. Theoretical Physics at Autonomy University of Madrid (Spain). 1997-2002 PhD 'Nonequilibrium Transport Properties in Low Dimensional Systems: Kondo Effect in Quantum Dots and Nonlinear Dynamics in Multiple-Quantum-Well Systems' Supervised by Prof. Gloria Platero Coello @ Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, CSIC (Spain).

2002-2004 Postdoctoral Staying at the Prof. Markus Büttiker group, Geneva University, (Switzerland).

2004-2008 Ramon y Cajal Fellowship at the Balearic Islands University (Spain).

2008-2011 Associated Professor at the Balearic Islands University (Spain)

2012 Professor at the Balearic Islands University (Spain)

Research Lines/Interests

Quantum Transport in correlated Systems
Topological Materials: Majorana Physics and Topological Superconductors
Quantum Thermodynamics: Quantum engines and refrigerators. Maxwell Demon
Time-Dependent Transport in nanosystems Spintronic at the Nanoscale Teaching

More than 90 publications in indexed journals of high impact. h=29 citations 3000 (Google Scholar)

Selected publications

Kondo effect in a quantum dot coupled to ferromagnetic leads: A numerical renor malization group analysis. M.-S. Choi, D. Sánchez and R. López, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 056601 (2004).
SU(4) Kondo effect in carbon nanotubes, M.-S Choi, R. López, R. Aguado Physical Review Letters 95, 067204 (2005).
Ruderman-Kittel-Kasuya-Yosida and Magnetic-Field interactions in coupled Kondo quantum dots P. Simon, R. López, Y. Oreg, Physical Review Letters 94, 086602 (2005).
Mesoscopic Coulomb drag, broken detailed balance and fluctuation relations R. Sánchez, R. López, D. Sánchez, and M. Büttiker Physical Review Letters 04, 076801 (2010).
Scattering Theory of Nonlinear Thermoelectric Transport, D. Sanchez and R. Lopez. Physical Review Letters 110, 026804 (2013)
Cotunneling drag effect in Coulomb-coupled quantum dots, AJ Keller, JS Lim, D Sánchez, R López, S Amasha, JA Katine, Physical Review Letters 117, 066602 (2016)
Anomalous Joule law in the adiabatic dynamics of a quantum dot in contact with normalmetal and superconducting reservoirs, L Arrachea, R López, Physical Review B 98 (4), 045404 (2018)

1. Transport in Quantum Materials at the Nanoscale. MAT2017-82639. Proyectos de I+D de 'Excelencia' 2017. From : 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2020. PIs: Rosa López, and David Sánchez (IFISC).

2. Spin, energy and topology at quantum transport (SET@QT). FIS2014-52564-P. Proyectos de I+D de 'Excelencia' 2014. From 01/01/2015 to 31/12/2017. PIs: Rosa López, David Sánchez IFISC().

3.Thermoelectricity: New Theories . MAT2016-82015-RED. From July 2017 to July 2019. PI: Andrés Cantarero (University of Valencia, Spain). PI @ UIB-IFISC Rosa López

4. Quantum Thermodynamics. COST - Action Cost. EC DG-RTD. From 2013 to 2017. PI: Janet Anders 5.

5. Transport and Information in Quantum Systems. FIS2011 23526. From 2011 to 2014. PI: Llorens Serra (Balearic Islands University, IFISC


Office Hours

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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2024-25 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
11291 - Spintronics
  • Master's Degree in Advanced Physics and Applied Mathematics2020-21, 2023-24
11932 - Open Quantum Systems
11939 - Complex Systems Modelling in Economics
21012 - Thermodynamics
21047 - Econophysics
21053 - Nanostructures
21400 - Physics I


Research groups

Group Membership type
Physics of Nanosystems (FISNANO) Member
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