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Biographical Information

University of Bath 11/94-
Research Associate, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge 07/93-10/94.

Research Associate, Theoretische Fysika, Katholiek Universiteit Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 01/92-06/93.
Royal Society Leverhulme William and Mary Fellow, 01/91-12/92.
Research Associate, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College, 10/89-12/90.
Ph.D. (Imperial College, London) 1989.
B.Sc. (Imperial College, London) 1986.

Research Interests

I mainly study the electronic structure of solids, especially at surfaces and interfaces where the reduction in translational symmetry gives rise to new physics. The research involves the development of theoretical and computational techniques, primarily Green function methods and variational embedding schemes which can properly and elegantly accommodate the awkward surface or interface boundary conditions. Much of my work is done in collaboration with experimentalists, where the challenge is to understand and interpret ongoing measurements.
Current work includes modeling scanning tunneling spectroscopy experiments probing surface electron dynamics, developing relativistic theories of embedding, modeling current flow through domain walls, and simulating electron-beam induced deposition.

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Projects 2009 2017

magnetic domains
domain wall
critical current
torque
ion beams

Research Output 2001 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Regulating the femtosecond excited-state lifetime of a single molecule

Rusimova, K., Purkiss, R., Howes, R., Lee, F., Crampin, S. & Sloan, P., 7 Sep 2018, In : Science. 361, 6406, p. 1012-1016 5 p.

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life (durability)
microscopes
excitation
scanning
molecules
1 Citation (Scopus)

Open-boundary reflection of quantum well states at Pb(111)

Muller, M., Neel, N., Crampin, S. & Kroger, J., 20 Nov 2017, In : Physical Review B : Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 96, 20, 205426.

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Electron energy levels
Semiconductor quantum wells
voids
quantum wells
electron states
3 Citations (Scopus)
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Tight-binding
Charge density
Density Functional
Dipole
Density functional theory
31 Citations (Scopus)

An unforeseen polymorph of coronene by the application of magnetic fields during crystal growth

Potticary, J., Terry, L. R., Bell, C., Papanikolopoulos, A. N., Christianen, P. C. M., Engelkamp, H., Collins, A. M., Fontanesi, C., Kociok-köhn, G., Crampin, S., Da Como, E. & Hall, S. R., 10 May 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, p. 1-7 7 p., 11555.

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Magnetic Fields
Hydrocarbons
Crystallization
Polymorphism
crystal growth
8 Citations (Scopus)

Initiating and imaging the coherent surface dynamics of charge carriers in real space

Sloan, P., Rusimova, K., Lock, D., Crampin, S., Bannister, N. & Harrison, P., 28 Sep 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, p. 1-7 7 p., 12839.

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Ballistics
Charge carriers
manipulators
charge carriers
Scanning

Datasets

Data for paper: Initiating and imaging the coherent surface dynamics of charge carriers in real space

Sloan, P. (Creator), Rusimova, K. (Creator), Bannister, N. (Creator), Harrison, P. (Creator), Crampin, S. (Creator), Palmer, R. E. (Creator), Lock, D. (Creator), University of Bath, 27 Jul 2016

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Thesis

Computational Studies of Graphene on Nanostructured Ionic Substrates

Author: Wu, Y., 24 Feb 2016

Supervisor: Crampin, S. (Supervisor) & Ilie, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Electronic states in externally modulated dilute magnetic semiconductor/superconductor hybrids

Author: Amthong, A., 30 Sep 2012

Supervisor: Crampin, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Excitons in a dilute magnetic semiconductor in the presence of an inhomogeneous magnetic field

Author: Styth, M., 15 Jan 2014

Supervisor: Crampin, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Graphene on crystalline insulators: subsurface potentials and screening effects

Author: Jones, G., 1 Jun 2015

Supervisor: Ilie, A. (Supervisor), Bending, S. (Supervisor), Crampin, S. (Supervisor) & Raithby, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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