Dr. Rafi Ullah

Dr. Rafi Ullah

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoc, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California - Santa Cruz
2021 – 2023
Physics Faculty, Department of Physics, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan
2018 – 2021
Postdoc, Quantum Simulations Group, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, CA, USA


2013 – 2018
PhD, Condensed Matter Physics, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastain, Spain
2012 – 2013
Master, Nanoscience, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastain, Spain
2009 – 2010
Diploma in Condensed Matter Physics, The Abdus Salam International Centre for theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
2004 – 2008
Bachelor (honors), Department of Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Research Interests

  • Electronic stopping
  • Quantum dynamics


E. E. Quashie, R. Ullah, X. Andrade, A. A. Correa, Effect of Chemical Disorder on the Electronic Stopping of Solid Solution AlloysActa Mater., 196, 576 (2020)

A. García, N. Papior, A. Akhtar, E. Artacho, V. Blum, E. Bosoni, P. Brandimarte, M. Brandbyge, J. I Cerdá, F. Corsetti, R. Cuadrado, V. Dikan, J. Ferrer, J. Gale, P. García-Fernández, V. M. García-Suárez, S. García, G. Huhs, S. Illera, R. Korytár, P. Koval, I. Lebedeva, L. Lin, P. López-Tarifa, S.G. Mayo, S. Mohr, P. Ordejón, A. Postnikov, Y. Pouillon, M. Pruneda, R. Robles,Roberto, D. Sánchez-Portal, J. M. Soler, R. Ullah, V. W. Yu, and J. Junquera, Siesta: Recent Developments and Applications (Editor’s Pick), J. Chem. Phys., 152, 204108 (2020)

A. E. Sand, R. Ullah, and A. A. Correa, Heavy Ion Ranges from First Principles Electron Dynamicsnpj Comput. Mater., 5, 43 (2019)

R. Ullah, E. Artacho, and A. A. Correa, Core Electrons in the Electronic Stopping of Heavy IonsPhys. Rev. Lett., 121, 116401 (2018)

R. Ullah, F. Corsetti, D. Sánchez-Portal, and E. Artacho, Electronic Stopping Power in Narrow Band Gap Semiconductors from First Principles SimulationsPhys. Rev. B, 91, 125203 (2015)

M. S. Anwar, J. Alam, M. Wasif, R. Ullah, S. Shamim, and W. Zia, Fourier Analysis of Thermal Diffusive Waves Am. J. Phys., 82, 928 (2014)

R. Ullah and M. S. Anwar, Undesired Gradients in Low-Field Magnetic Resonance ImagingConcepts Magn. Reson. 34A, 173 (2009)

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