Mona Berciu


Department of Physics & Astronomy

Current Projects

  • Effective magnon-mediated interactions between holes doped in a cuprate parent layer
  • Effective phonon-mediated interactions between particles in systems with Peierls-type electron-phonon coupling
  • Melting of a bipolaron crystal as a model for insulator-to-metal transition in BaBiO3 and in rare earth nickelates
  • Properties of polarons at finite temperatures

Selected Publications

  • M.M. Moller, C.P.J. Adolphs, M. Berciu. Magnon-mediated attraction between two holes doped in a CuO2 layer. Phys. Rev. B 100, 165118 (2019).
  • H. Ebrahimnejad, G.A. Sawatzky, M. Berciu. The dynamics of a doped hole in cuprates is not controlled by spin fluctuations, Nat. Phys. 10, 951 (2014)
  • D. Marchand, G. De Filippis, V. Cataudella, M. Berciu, N. Nagaosa, N.V. Prokof’ev, A.S. Mishchenko, P.C.E Stamp. Sharp transition for single polarons in the one-dimensional Su-Schrieffer-Heeger mpdel. Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 266605 (2010).
  • M. Berciu, Green’s function of a dressed particle, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 036402 (2006).
  • M. Berciu, R. N. Bhatt. Effects of disorder on ferromagnetism in diluted magnetic semiconductors, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 107203 (2001).