Leni Bascones

The study of strongly correlated systems is one of the most active areas of materials science and continuously offers new surprises to the scientific community. The diversity of phases found in strongly correlated materials is extremely rich. They show superconductivity, magnetism, nematicity and other exotic phases. Very often these phases compete.

I am interested in modelling strongly correlated electron systems, mainly unconventional superconductors. At present I’m working on graphene based moiré correlated systems, such as twisted bilayer graphene, with main focus on the correlated states and their spectroscopic signatures.

Before studying moiré systems, I worked extensively in iron superconductors and cuprates, and previously in the transport properties of mesoscopic systems: nano-contacts, hybrid normal-superconducting systems, quantum dots and nanoparticle arrays.

Since 2009 I am a tenured researcher at ICMM. Besides doing research I am very much involved in outreach activities about superconductivity and in the promotion of Women in Science.

At present I am guest editor of the JPhys. Materials Focus Issue Women Perspectives in Quantum Materials.

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