Rok Žitko
Research councillor 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, quantum technologies, electronics, field programmable gate arrays, control systems.

Recent publications:

Spin-orbital Yu-Shiba-Rusinov states in single Kondo molecular magnet
Hui-Nan Xia, Emi Minamitani, Rok Žitko, Zhen-Yu Liu, Xin Liao, Min Cai, Zi-Heng Ling, Wen-Hao Zhang, Svetlana Klyatskaya, Mario Ruben, Ying-Shuang Fu
Nat. Commun. 13, 6388 (2022) (PDF)

Singlet-Doublet Transitions of a Quantum Dot Josephson Junction Detected in a Transmon Circuit
Arno Bargerbos, Marta Pita-Vidal, Rok Žitko, Jesús Ávila, Lukas J. Splitthoff, Lukas Grünhaupt, Jaap J. Wesdorp, Christian K. Andersen, Yu Liu, Leo P. Kouwenhoven, Ramón Aguado, Angela Kou, and Bernard van Heck
PRX Quantum 3, 030311 (2022) (PDF)

Yu-Shiba-Rusinov states, BCS-BEC crossover, and exact solution in the flat-band limit
Rok Žitko and Luka Pavešić
Phys. Rev. B 106, 024513 (2022) (PDF)

Excitations in a superconducting Coulombic energy gap
Juan Carlos Estrada Saldaña, Alexandros Vekris, Luka Pavešić, Peter Krogstrup, Rok Žitko, Kasper Grove-Rasmussen & Jesper Nygård
Nat. Commun. 13, 2243 (2022) (PDF)

Universal Magnetic Oscillations of dc Conductivity in the Incoherent Regime of Correlated Systems
Jakša Vučičević, Rok Žitko
Phys. Rev. Lett 127, 196601 (2021) (PDF)

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Radio: Frekvenca X: Prvi koraki do kvantne premoči (VAL 202, Jan 2021, three-part podcast, Slovenian language)
Part 2: Teleportacija? Tudi to je mogoče! Part 3: Varne komunikacije in nevaren nadzor

Video: Kako zapreči kvantne pojave in zmagati? (UL FMF/JSI Colloquium, Feb 2019, Slovenian language)

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

Training: Quantum impurity solvers (for systems with superconducting baths)
Oct 2021, NBI, University of Copenhagen, Denmark