Short CV/Education and training

  • 1981 – 1986
    Studied physics, University of Barcelona, Spain

  • 1987
    Diplom degree in physics, University of Barcelona

  • 1989
    PhD in theoretical physics, University of Barcelona

  • 2000
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), University of Dortmund, Germany

Selected publications

  • Zhang, Y.-Z. et al.: Can the Mott Insulator TiOCl be Metallized by Doping? A First-Principles Study. In: Phys. Rev. Lett 104, 2010. S. 146402.

  • Lee, H. et al.: Dynamical cluster approximation study of the anisotropic two-orbital Hubbard model. In: Phys. Rev. Lett 104, 2010. S. 026402.

  • Kimber, S. et al.: Similarities between structural distortions under pressure and chemical doping in superconducting BaFe2As2. In: Nature Materials 8, 2009. S. 471.

  • Kandpal, H. et al.: Revision of model parameters for kappa-type charge transfer salts: an ab initio study. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 2009. S. 067007.

  • Sarkar, S. et al.: Proposed Orbital Ordering in MnV2O4 from First-principles Calculations. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 2009. S. 216405.

  • Opahle, I. et al.: Effect of external pressure on the Fe magnetic moment in undoped LaFeAsO from density functional theory: Proximity to a magnetic instability. In: Phys. Rev. B 79, 2009. S. 024509.

  • Zhang, Y., Jeschke, H.O., Valentí, R.: Two pressure-induced transitions in TiOCl: Mott insulator to anisotropic metal. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 2008. S. 136406.

  • Maitra. T., Valentí, R.: Orbital order in ZnV2O4. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 2007. S. 126401.

  • Saha-Dasgupta, T. et al.: Na2V3O7, a nanotubular system with spin-1/2 diamond rings. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. B 95, 2005. S. 107201.

  • Valentí, R. et al.: Halogen-mediated exchange in the coupled-tetrahedra quantum spin systems Cu2Te2O5X2 (X=Br, Cl). In: Phys. Rev. B 67, 2003. S. 245110.

  • Valentí, R. et al.: Modeling the electronic behavior of LiV2O5: a microscopic study. In: Phys. Rev. Lett 87, 2002. S. 227201.

  • Gros, C., Valentí, R.: Magnon splitting induced by charge ordering in NaV2O5. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1999. S. 976.

  • Muthukumar, V.N. et al.: Frustration induced Raman scattering in CuGeO3. In: Phys. Rev. B 54, 1996. S. R9635.

Selected projects

  • Modelling of novel Fe-pnictides

  • Frustrated magnetism

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) peer reviewer

  • German Physical Society (DPG) member

  • American Physical Society (APS) member


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