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Niraj Aryal

Condensed Matter Theory, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department

Niraj Aryal

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Bldg. 734
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7744
naryal@bnl.gov

I am a computational condensed matter physicist. I joined BNL as a research associate in Oct. 2019.

Expertise | Research | Education | Publications | Awards


Expertise

  • Density functional theory based methods and beyond
  • Topology in condensed matter systems
  • Quantum monte carlo methods 

Research Activities

  • Topological materials and topological phase transitions
  • Dirac and Weyl materials and topological superconductivity
  • Combining first-principles and effective Hamiltonian methods
  • Computational materials design

Education

Ph.D. in physics, Florida State University, 2019

Selected Publications

  • Aryal N, Jin X, Li Q, Tsvelik AM, Yin W (2021) Topological Phase Transition and Phonon-Space Dirac Topology Surfaces in ZrTe5. Physical Review Letters. doi: 10.1103/physrevlett.126.016401
  • Rosenberg P, Aryal N, Manousakis E (2019) Numerically exact study of Weyl superconductivity. Physical Review B. doi: 10.1103/physrevb.100.104522
  • Aryal N, Manousakis E (2019) Importance of electron correlations in understanding photoelectron spectroscopy and Weyl character of MoTe2. Physical Review B. doi: 10.1103/physrevb.99.035123

Awards & Recognition

Yung Li Wang Award for excellence in research, Florida State University, 2019

Niraj Aryal

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department
Bldg. 734
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-7744
naryal@bnl.gov

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