Rok Žitko
Senior research associate at the "Jožef Stefan" Institute
Office: M102
F1 - Department of Theoretical Physics
"Jožef Stefan" Institute
Jamova 39 SI-1001 Ljubljana, Slovenija
Tel.: +386-1 477 3571
Fax.: +386-1 2519 385

Research interests: computational physics, strongly correlated electron systems, magnetism and superconductivity, transport properties, magnetic adsorbates on surfaces and scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy, renormalization group techniques, computer algebra, Kondo effect and quantum impurity physics, cold atoms in optical lattices, quantum technologies.

Recent publications:

Supercurrent in a Double Quantum Dot
J. C. Estrada Saldaña, A. Vekris, G. Steffensen, R. Žitko, P. Krogstrup, J. Paaske, K. Grove-Rasmussen, and J. Nygård
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 257701 (2018) (PDF) (suppl)

Reversal of particle-hole scattering-rate asymmetry in the Anderson impurity model
R. Žitko, H. R. Krishnamurthy, and B. Sriram Shastry
Phys. Rev. B 98, 161121(R) (2018) (PDF)

Yu–Shiba–Rusinov screening of spins in double quantum dots
K. Grove-Rasmussen, G. Steffensen, A. Jellinggaard, M.H. Madsen, R. Žitko, J. Paaske, J. Nygård
Nat. Commun. 9, 2376 (2018) (PDF)

Opening: PhD position starting in October 2019

Workshop: Bound states in superconductors and interfaces
8—10 April 2019, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany
Registration deadline: 02/01/2019

School: Numerical renormalization group
22 Jan-1 Feb 2019, Physics Institute, Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (UFU), Brazil

Textbook published: Kvantne in računalniške tehnologije, DMFA, Ljubljana (2017)