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Rickard Armiento

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Linköping University
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Researcher in computational physics with interests: Computational physics and materials science, density functional theory, exchange-correlation functional development, computational code development, high-throughput computational methods.

Research interests

Recent publications

  • First principles predictions of magneto-optical data for semiconductor point defect identification: The case of divacancy defects in 4H-SiC

    • Davidsson J
    • Ivády V
    • Armiento R
    • et al.
  • How to Tell an Atom From an Electron Gas: A Semi-Local Index of Density Inhomogeneity


Professional experience

Associate Professor

Linköping University

June 2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

Linköping University

March 2012 - May 2017(5 years)

Postdoctoral Associate

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 2009 - January 2012(3 years)

Postdoctoral researcher

University of Bayreuth

January 2006 - January 2009(3 years)

PhD Student (doktorand)

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

January 2000 - January 2005(5 years)


Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Linköpings universitet

April 2015

Theoretical Physics

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

January 2000 - January 2005(5 years)

Theoretical Physics

Royal institute of Technology (KTH)

January 2000 - January 2003(3 years)

Co-authors (75)