Marek Cinal,
 Research Associate
  • M.Sc., 1985 - Department of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics, Warsaw University of Technology

  • M.Sc., 1990 - Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw

  • D.Sc, 2005 - Institute of Molecular Physics, Poznań

Education and training:
  • 1992-93 - Imperial College, London, UK (Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellowship)
  • 1994-1995 - Imperial College (Visiting Fellowship awarded by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK)
  • 1996-2005 - research visits to Imperial College and Open University, Milton Keynes, UK (one or two months a year)
Research areas:
  • density functional theory (DFT) of electronic systems
    - orbital-dependent exchange-correlation potentials (properties, development, and numerical implementation)
    - functionals of electron density in momentum-space
  • theoretical studies of magnetic thin films and nanostructures
    - magnetic anisotropy
    - effect of surface/interface roughness and interdiffusion
Selected papers:
  1. M. Cinal "Electron-spin polarization in the Thomas-Fermi and Thomas-Fermi-Dirac atoms", Phys. Rev. A 44, 5434-5447 (1991)
  2. M. Cinal, S. Olszewski, T. Kwiatkowski, "Correlation energy of the free-electron pair in the second-order perturbation theory", J. Chem. Phys. 98, 1262-1270 (1993)
  3. M. Cinal, B.-G. Englert, "Energy functionals in momentum space: exchange energy, quantum corrections, and Kohn-Sham scheme", Phys. Rev. A 48,1893-1902 (1993)
  4. M. Cinal, D.M. Edwards, J. Mathon , "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy in ferromagnetic films" Phys. Rev. B 50, 3754-3760 (1994)
  5. M. Cinal, D.M. Edwards, "Magnetocrystalline anisotropy in Co/Pd structures", Phys. Rev. B 55, 3636-3648 (1997)
  6. M. Cinal, A. Umerski, D.M. Edwards, J. Inoue, "Calculated magnetocrystalline anisotropy of decorated and undecorated steps on fcc Co (001)", Surf. Sci. 493, 744-747 (2001)
  7. M. Cinal, "Origin of magnetocrystalline anisotropy oscillations in (001) face-centred-cubic Co thin films and effect of sp-d hybridization", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 15, 29-46 (2003)
  8. Holas, M. Cinal, "Exact and approximate exchange potentials investigated in terms of their matrix elements with the Kohn-Sham orbitals", Phys. Rev. A 72, 032504 (1-22) (2005)
  9. M. Cinal, A. Umerski, "Magnetic anisotropy of vicinal (001) fcc Co films: Role of crystal splitting and structure relaxation in the step decoration effect", Phys. Rev. B 73, 184423 (1-11) (2006)
  10. M. Cinal, A. Holas, "Non-iterative algorithm for accurate exact exchange potential of density-functional theory", Phys. Rev. A 76, 042510 (1-4) (2007)
Total number of publications: 23