• 1136 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Research interests

Condensed Matter Theory

First Principles Computational Material Science 

Electronic Structure Calculations of Solids, Surfaces and Nanostructures

Heterogeneous Catalysis

Advances Photovoltaic Materials


  • QC Physics

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Carbon Nanotubes Chemical Compounds
carbon nanotubes Physics & Astronomy
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energy of formation Physics & Astronomy
defects Physics & Astronomy
Oxygen Chemical Compounds
Electronic properties Engineering & Materials Science
Density functional theory Chemical Compounds

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Research Output 1994 2019

  • 1136 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 61 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Conference article
2 Citations (Scopus)

(Li6Si5)2–5: The Smallest Cluster-Assembled Materials Based on Aromatic Si5 6− Rings

Yañez, O., Garcia, V., Garza, J., Orellana, W., Vásquez-Espinal, A. & Tiznado, W., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Chemistry - A European Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potential energy surfaces

In search of the most active MN4 catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction. The case of perfluorinated Fe phthalocyanine

Abarca, G., Viera, M., Aliaga, C., Marco, J. F., Orellana, W., Zagal, J. H. & Tasca, F., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 7, 43, p. 24776-24783 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binding energy

Self-compensation in chlorine-doped CdTe

Orellana, W., Menéndez-Proupin, E. & Flores, M. A., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 9194.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
density functional theory

Symmetry and thermodynamics of tellurium vacancies in cadmium telluride

Menéndez-Proupin, E., Casanova-Páez, M., Montero-Alejo, A. L., Flores, M. A. & Orellana, W., 1 Sep 2019, In : Physica B: Condensed Matter. 568, p. 81-87 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium telluride
cadmium tellurides
Crystal symmetry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Accuracy of the Heyd-Scuseria-Ernzerhof hybrid functional to describe many-electron interactions and charge localization in semiconductors

Flores, M. A., Orellana, W. & Menéndez-Proupin, E., 17 Oct 2018, In : Physical Review B. 98, 15, 155131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beam plasma interactions
electron scattering
Semiconductor materials