Hector Ochoa De Eguileor Romillo
Education: Universidad Complutense de Madrid (bachelor) and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (PhD).
Research experience (aside from Columbia): Postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Ikerbasque Research Fellow at the Donostia International Physics Center in Spain.
I am interested in phenomena at the intersection between hard and soft condensed matter physics, particularly in situations where the floppiness in the structure of the material affects the quantum mechanical behavior of electrons. Examples in my research include electronic membranes such as graphene and other 2D materials, and more recently, the quasi-periodic structures that they form when stacked on top of each other. I am also interested in spin dynamics in solid state, from fundamental phenomena to applications in spintronics.
- Degradation of phonons in disordered moiré superlattices
- Colloquium: Spintronics in graphene and other two-dimensional materials
- Moiré-pattern fluctuations and electron-phason coupling in twisted bilayer graphene
- Spin hydrodynamics in amorphous magnets
- Limits on charge carrier mobility in suspended graphene due to flexural phonons
A curated list of publications can be found here.