Prof. Hod Oded
|Affiliation:||Sackler School of Medicine
|Postal Address:||Sackler School of Medicine|
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv 69978
Nanoscience and nanotechnology open a unique opportunity for the application of highly accurate theories to realistic material science problems. The research in my group focuses on the theoretical study of the mechanical, electronic, magnetic, and transport properties of systems at the nanoscale. Using first-principles computational methods, we aim to characterize both ground state and dynamical properties of such systems. A combination of codes developed within our group along with commercial computational chemistry packages, operating on a highly parallelizable high-performance computer cluster, allows us to address the properties and functionality of a variety of systems ranging from carefully tailored molecular structures up to bulk systems. On top of basic science questions, the design of technologically applicable nanoscale material properties for future applications in fields such as nano-electronics, nano-spintronics, accurate and sensitive chemical sensing, and nano-mechanical devices, is being pursued.