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Prof. dr hab. Ireneusz Weymann

Director, Department of Mesoscopic Physics

Scientific degrees and education

Title of professor – 2019
Habilitation (with distinction, Minister of Science Award) – 2012
PhD in physics (with distinction, Prime Minister Award) – 2005
MSc in physics – 2001
Diploma in pipe organ (F. Chopin High School, with distinction) – 2002

Research interests

Keywords: spintronics, quantum transport, strong electron correlations, quantum dots and molecules, renormalization group methods, Kondo effect, Majorana fermions

In brief, my research interests encompass studies of various properties of nanostructures, ranging from 0D (e.g. quantum dots and molecules), through 1D (e.g. quantum wires) to 2D (e.g. nanostructured graphene) systems. I focus especially on strong electron correlations, which can give rise to various interesting effects, such as the Kondo effect. I also study topological aspects of quantum matter, in which e.g. Majorana quasiparicles can emerge. Another part of my research is associated with the development of modern numerical tools for the studies of properties of nanostructures. I am the coauthor of the open-access Flexible DM-NRG code for studying the transport properties of nanostructures based on the renormalization group methods. My works contribute to the development of the theoretical foundations and understanding of solid state physics, especially, quantum transport, spin nanoelectronics, molecular spintronics and spin caloritronics.

Research stays

2009–2011 – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany (24 months)
2008-2009 – Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary (12 months)
2004/2005 – Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary (4 months)
2003 – Institut für Theoretische Festkörperphysik, Karlsruhe, Germany (3 months)
2001 – Quantum Transport Group, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (6 months)

Scientific achievements

since 2017 – Member of the Committee of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
2012-2017 – Member of the Young Academy of the Polish Academy of Sciences
2013 – Award of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for habilitation thesis
2013 – Wojciech Rubinowicz Award of the Polish Physical Society
2010 – Fellowship of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for outstanding young scientists
2009 – Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2007 – Fellowship „Kolumb” of the Foundation for Polish Science
2006 – Fellowship for young scientists „Start” of the Foundation for Polish Science (twice)
2006 – Fellowship „Zostańcie z nami” of the „Polityka” newspaper
2006 – Prime Minister Award for PhD thesis
2005 – Fellowship for young scientists of the city of Poznań
since 2005 – multiple Awards of the Rector of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
2001 – Fellowship of the European Physical Society (EMSPS)




Ireneusz Weymann

Majorana fermions in transport through correlated nanoscale systems

2019 - 2022, (NCN Opus 15, No. 2018/29/B/ST3/00937, budget: 1 146 920,00 PLN).

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Ireneusz Weymann

Nonequilibrium phenomena and dynamics in nanoscale systems

2018 - 2021, (NCN Opus 14, No. 2017/27/B/ST3/00621, budget: 1 506 300,00 PLN).

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Patrycja Tulewicz, Kacper Wrześniewski, Szabolcs Csonka, Ireneusz Weymann

Large Voltage-Tunable Spin Valve Based on a Double Quantum Dot

Phys. Rev. Applied, 16 , pp. 014029, 2021.

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Ryszard Taranko, Kacper Wrześniewski, Bartłomiej Baran, Ireneusz Weymann, Tadeusz Domański

Transient effects in a double quantum dot sandwiched laterally between superconducting and metallic leads

Phys. Rev. B, 103 , pp. 165430, 2021.

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Anand Manaparambil, Ireneusz Weymann

Spin Seebeck effect of correlated magnetic molecules

Sci. Rep., 11 (9192), pp. 1-15, 2021.

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Kacper Wrześniewski, Bartłomiej Baran, Ryszard Taranko, Tadeusz Domański, Ireneusz Weymann

Quench dynamics of a correlated quantum dot sandwiched between normal-metal and superconducting leads

Phys. Rev. B, 103 , pp. 155420, 2021.

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Kacper Wrześniewski, Ireneusz Weymann

Magnetization dynamics in a Majorana-wire–quantum-dot setup

Phys. Rev. B, 103 , pp. 125413, 2021.

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