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Main areas of research
Graphene and other 2D materials

Density Functional Theory

Electronic and optical properties calculations



Research Projects (with external financing)



Some of the works published
(only the more relevant or recent)

Berry: A code for the differentiation of Bloch wavefunctions from DFT calculations
Leander Reascos, Fábio Carneiro, André Pereira, Nuno Filipe Castro, Ricardo Mendes Ribeiro
Computer Physics Communications 295 (2024) 108972 [arXiv]

Excitonic response of AA′ and AB stacked hBN bilayers
J. C. G. Henriques, B. Amorim, R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres
Phys. Rev. B 105 (2022) 115421 [arXiv]

Atomic electrostatic maps of point defects in MoS2
Sebastian Calderon V, Rafael V. Ferreira, Deepyanti Taneja, Jayanth Raghavendrarao T, Langyan Zhou, Ricardo M. Ribeiro, Deji Akinwande, and Paulo J. Ferreira
Nanoletters 21 (2021) 10157

Manganese Migration in Li1-xMn2O4 Cathode Materials
S. Calderon V., R. M. Ribeiro, P. J. Ferreira
Ultramicroscopy 225 (2021) 113285

Berry connections calculated from first principles
Í. J. M. Moura, G. B. Ventura, R. M. Ribeiro
ArXiv 2006.02744 (2020)

Excitons in hexagonal boron nitride single-layer: a new platform for polaritonics in the ultraviolet
F. Ferreira, A. J. Chaves, N. M. R. Peres, and R. M. Ribeiro
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 36(3) (2019) 674-683 [arXiv]

Adsorption of H2, O2, H2O, OH and H on monolayer MoS2
Fábio Ferreira, Alexandra Carvalho, Ícaro J. M. Moura, Jose Coutinho and R. M. Ribeiro
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 30 (2018) 035003

Improvements in the GW and Bethe-Salpeter-equation calculations on phosphorene
F. Ferreira, R. M. Ribeiro
Phys. Rev. B 96 (2017) 115431 [arXiv]

Excitonic effects in the optical properties of 2D materials: An equation of motion approach
A. J. Chaves, R. M. Ribeiro, T. Frederico, N. M. R. Peres
2D Materials 4 (2017) 025086 [arXiv]

Multiple negative differential conductance regions and inelastic phonon assisted tunneling in graphene/h−BN/graphene structures
B. Amorim, R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres
Phys. Rev. B 93 (2016) 235403 [arXiv]

Electronic Structure and Optical Signatures of Semiconducting Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanosheets
Weijie Zhao, Ricardo Mendes Ribeiro, Goki Eda
Acc. Chem. Res. 48 (2015) 91 [arXiv]

Optical conductivity of ABA stacked graphene trilayer: mid-IR resonance due to band nesting
Z. Rashidian,Y. Bludov, R. M. Ribeiro, Nuno Peres, Mikhail Vasilevskiy
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 26 (2014) 395301 [arXiv]

Photocarrier relaxation pathway in two-dimensional semiconducting transition metal dichalcogenides
D. Kozawa, R. Kumar, A. Carvalho, A. Kiran Kumar, W. Zhao, S. Wang, M. Toh, R. M. Ribeiro, A. H. Castro Neto, K. Matsuda, G. Eda
Nature Communications 5 (2014) 4543 [arXiv]

Origin of indirect optical transitions in few-layer MoS2, WS2 and WSe2
Weijie Zhaoa, R. M. Ribeiro, Minglin Toha, Alexandra Carvalho, Christian Kloc, A. H. Castro Neto, Goki Eda
Nano Lett. 13 (2013) 5627 [arXiv]

Band nesting and the optical response of two-dimensional semiconducting transition metal dichalcogenides
A. Carvalho, R. M. Ribeiro, A. H. Castro Neto
Phys. Rev. B 88 (2013) 115205 [arXiv]

Strong Light-Matter Interactions in Heterostructures of Atomically Thin Films
L. Britnell, R. M. Ribeiro, A. Eckmann, R. Jalil, B. D. Belle, A. Mishchenko, Y.-J. Kim, R. V. Gorbachev, T. Georgiou, S. V. Morozov, A. N. Grigorenko, A. K. Geim, C. Casiraghi, A. H. Castro Neto, K. S. Novoselov
Science 340 (2013) 1311

Enhanced Optical Dichroism of Graphene Nanoribbons
F. Hipolito, A. J. Chaves, R. M. Ribeiro, M. I. Vasilevskiy, Vitor M. Pereira, N. M. R. Peres
Phys. Rev. B 86 (2012) 115430 [arXiv]

Efficient graphene-based photodetector with two cavities
Aires Ferreira, N. M. R. Peres, R. M. Ribeiro, T. Stauber
Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 115438 [arXiv]

Zigzag graphene nanoribbon edge reconstruction with Stone-Wales defects
J. N. B. Rodrigues, P. A. D. Gonçalves, N. F. G. Rodrigues, R. M. Ribeiro, J. M. B. Lopes dos Santos, N. M. R. Peres
Phys. Rev. B 84 (2011) 155435

Reactive Pulsed-DC Sputtered Nb-Doped VO(2) Coatings for Smart Thermochromic Windows with Active Solar Control
C. Batista, J. Carneiro, R. M. Ribeiro and V. Teixeira
J. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11 (2011) 9042

Stability of boron nitride bilayers: Ground state energies, interlayer distances, and tight-binding description
R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres
Phys. Rev. B 83 (2011) 235312

Synthesis and Characterization of VO2-based Thermochromic Thin films for Energy Efficient Windows
Carlos Batista, Ricardo M. Ribeiro and Vasco Teixeira
Nanoscale Research Letters, 6 (2011) 301

Pulsed DC reactive magnetron sputtering of vanadium dioxide thermochromic thin films
Carlos Batista, Ricardo M. Ribeiro and Vasco Teixeira
Materials Technology, 26 (2011) 35

Optical properties of strained graphene
Vitor M. Pereira, R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres, A. H. Castro Neto
Europhysics Lett., 92 (2010) 67001

Excitonic effects in the optical conductivity of gated graphene
N. M. R. Peres, R. M. Ribeiro, A. H. Castro Neto
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105 (2010) 055501

Ab-Initio Modeling of a-Si and a-Si:H
Ricardo M. Ribeiro, Vítor J B. Torres, Mikhail I. Vasilevskiy, André Barros, Patrick R. Briddon
Phys. Status Solidi (c), 7 (2010) 1432

Focus on Graphene
N. M. R. Peres, R. M. Ribeiro
New J. Phys., 11 (2009) 095002

Strained graphene: tight-binding and density functional calculations
R. M. Ribeiro, Vitor M. Pereira, N. M. R. Peres, P. R. Briddon, A. H. Castro Neto
New J. Phys., 11 (2009) 115002

Scanning Tunneling Microscopy currents on locally disordered graphene
N. M. R. Peres, Shan-Wen Tsai, J. E. Santos, R. M. Ribeiro
Physical Review B, 79 (2009) 155442

Distortion of the perfect lattice structure in bilayer graphene
Vitor M. Pereira, R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres, A. H. Castro Neto
Physical Review B, 79 (2009) 045421

Inducing energy gaps in monolayer and bilayer graphene: Local density approximation calculations
R. M. Ribeiro, N. M. R. Peres, J. Coutinho, P. R. Briddon
Physical Review B 78 (2008) 075442

The mesoscopic modelling of multilayered polymer diodes
R. M. Ribeiro
Thin Solid Films 516 (2008) 1588-1593

Ab initio study of CsI and its surface
R.M. Ribeiro, J. Coutinho, V.J.B. Torres, R. Jones, S.J. Sque, S. Oberg, M.J. Shaw, P.R. Briddon
Physical Review B 74 (2006) 035430-035440

Evaluation of Laser-Glazed Plasma-Sprayed Thermal Barrier Coatings under High Temperature Exposure to Molten Salts
C. Batista, A. Portinha, R.M. Ribeiro, V. Teixeira, C.R. Oliveira
Surface & Coatings Technology 200 (2006) 6783-6791

Morphological and Microstructural Characterization of Laser-Glazed Plasma-Sprayed Thermal Barrier Coatings
C. Batista, A. Portinha, R.M. Ribeiro, V. Teixeira, M.F. Costa, C.R. Oliveira
Surface & Coatings Technology 200 (2006) 2929-2937

Surface Laser-Glazing of Plasma Sprayed Thermal Barrier Coatings
C. Batista, A. Portinha, R. M. Ribeiro, V. Teixeira, M. F. Costa, C. R. Oliveira
Appl. Surf. Sci. 247 (2005) 313-319



Ricardo Mendes Ribeiro is a member of
Centro de Física da Universidade do Minho
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory - INL
Institute of Physics
... and was a member of
Graphene Research Centre (Singapore): visiting associate professor
Complexity and Electronic Properties Group
Materials Research Society
American Physical Society
QuantaLab