Marco Govoni

Assistant Scientist, Argonne National Lab. & Visiting Scientist, University of Chicago

Education

  • Ph.D. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (2012)
  • M.Sc. in Physics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (2008)
  • B.Sc. in Physics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (2006)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Areas of Interest

  • First-principles simulations of nanostructures, surface and interfaces
  • Optical and excited state properties of materials
  • Carrier recombination in semiconductors
  • Casimir force/torque in micro- and nano-systems
  • Development of HPC code for scientific research

Experience

  • 2016 – present, Assistant Scientist, Argonne National Lab & Visiting Scientist, University of Chicago
  • 2014 – 2016, Postdoctoral Researcher, Argonne National Lab & University of Chicago
  • 2012 – 2013, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California Davis
  • 2012, Research Fellowship, CINECA & University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Publications

  • Nicholas P. Brawand, Marco Govoni, Márton Vörös, and Giulia Galli
    Performance and self-consistency of the generalized dielectric dependent hybrid functional
    J. Chem. Theory Comput., Accepted (2017)
  • Tuan Anh Pham, Marco Govoni, Robert Seidel, Stephen E. Bradforth, Eric Schwegler, and Giulia Galli
    Electronic Structure of Aqueous Solutions: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Experiments
    Science Advances 3 (6), 1603210 (2017)
  • N. Brawand, M. Vörös, M. Govoni, and G. Galli
    Generalization of dielectric dependent hybrid functionals to finite systems
    Phys. Rev. X 6, 041002 (2016)
  • P. Scherpelz, M. Govoni, I. Hamada, and G. Galli
    Implementation and Validation of Fully-Relativistic GW Calculations: Spin-Orbit Coupling in Molecules, Nanocrystals and Solids
    J. Chem. Theory Comput. 12 (8), 3523-3544 (2016)
  • J. Skone, M. Govoni, and G. Galli
    Nonempirical range-separated hybrid functionals for solids and molecules
    Phys. Rev. B 93, 235106 (2016)
  • A. P. Gaiduk, M. Govoni, R. Seidel, J. Skone, B. Winter, and G. Galli
    Photoelectron spectra of aqueous solutions from first principles
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. Commun. 138, 6912 (2016)
  • H. Seo, M. Govoni, and G. Galli
    Design of defect spins in piezoelectric aluminum nitride for solid-state hybrid quantum technologies
    Sci. Rep. 6, 20803 (2016)
  • I. Marri, M. Govoni, and S. Ossicini
    First-principles calculations of electronic coupling effects in silicon nanocrystals: Influence on near band-edge states and on carrier multiplication processes
    Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C. 145, 162 (2016)
  • I. Marri, M. Govoni, and S. Ossicini
    Carrier Multiplication in Isolated and Interacting Silicon Nanocrystals
    Nanotechnology and Photovoltaic Devices: Light Energy Harvesting with Group IV Nanostructures. 177 -202; Editors: J. Valenta and S. Mirabella (2015) [link]
  • M. Govoni, and G. Galli
    Large scale GW calculations
    J. Chem. Theory Comput. 11, 2680 (2015) [pdf]
  • I. Marri, M. Govoni, and S. Ossicini
    Carrier multiplication in silicon nanocrystals: ab-initio results
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 6, 343 (2015)
  • I. Marri, M. Govoni, and S. Ossicini
    Red-shifted carrier multiplication energy threshold and exciton recycling mechanisms in strongly interacting silicon nanocrystals
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 13257 (2014)
  • J. H. Skone, M. Govoni, and G. Galli
    Self-consistent hybrid functional for condensed systems
    Phys. Rev. B 89, 195112 (2014)
  • M. Govoni, I. Marri, and S. Ossicini
    Carrier multiplication between interacting nanocrystals for fostering silicon-based photovoltaics
    Nature Photonics 6, 672-679 (2012)
  • M. Govoni, I. Marri, and S. Ossicini
    Auger recombination in Si and GaAs semiconductors: Ab initio results
    Phys. Rev. B 84, 075215 (2011)
  • M. Govoni, A. Benassi, and C. Calandra
    Role of Surface States in the Casimir Force Between Semiconducting Films
    Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Quantum Field Theory under the Influence of External Conditions (QFEXT09); Editors: KA. Milton, M. Bordag, World Scientific (2009) [link]