• 1111 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
Carbon nanotubes Engineering & Materials Science
energy of formation Physics & Astronomy
defects Physics & Astronomy
Electronic properties Engineering & Materials Science
Density functional theory Chemical Compounds
interstitials Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 1994 2019

  • 1111 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 60 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Conference article
1 Citation (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

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

Biomimicking vitamin B12. A Co phthalocyanine pyridine axial ligand coordinated catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction

Riquelme, J., Neira, K., Marco, J. F., Hermosilla-Ibáñez, P., Orellana, W., Zagal, J. H. & Tasca, F., 1 Mar 2018, In : Electrochimica Acta. 265, p. 547-555 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vitamin B 12