Under Review


Strain Tuning of Plasma Frequency in Vanadate, Niobate, and Molybdate Perovskite Oxides

Arpita Paul, Turan Birol 


Visualizing the Chemistry of Metal-MoS2 Contacts in 2D Field Effect Transistors with Atomic Resolution

Ryan J. Wu, Sagar Udyavara, Rui Ma, Yan Wang, Manish Chhowalla, Turan Birol, Steven J. Koester, Matthew Neurock, Andre K. Mkhoyan 


Spin-Lattice and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Sr3NiIrO6

Kenneth R. O’Neal, Arpita Paul, Amal al-Wahish, Kendall D. Hughey, Avery Blockmon, Sang-Wook Cheong, Vivien Zapf, Craig V. Topping, John Singleton, Mykhalo Ozerov, Turan Birol, and Janice L. Musfeldt


Correlated Structure and Magnetic symmetries in tensile strained EuTiO3 films

P. J. Ryan, Y. Choi, G. E. Sterbinsky, J. C. Woicik, J-H. Lee, D. Schlom, T. Birol, S. Brown, P. Thompson, P. Normile, J. Lang, J.-W. Kim


Charge ordering and ferrimagnetism in the strongly correlated β-V2PO5 single crystal

Jie Xing, Huibo Cao, Arpita Paul, Chaowei Hu, Hsin-Hua Wang, Yongkang Luo, Raj Chaklashiya, Jared M. Allred, Stuart Brown, Turan Birol, Ni Ni [arXiv]



36. Applications of DFT+DMFT in Materials Science

Arpita Paul, Turan Birol

Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 49 [Journal] [arXiv]



35. Engineering SrSnO3 Phases and Electron Mobility at Room Temperature Using Epitaxial Strain

Tianqi Wang, Abhinav Prakash, Yongqi Dong, Tristan Truttmann, Ashley Bucsek, Richard James, Dillon D. Fong, Jong-Woo Kim, Philip J. Ryan, Hua Zhou, Turan Birol, Bharat Jalan

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 10, 43802 (2018) [Journal]


34. High pressure spectroscopic investigation of multiferroic Ni3TeO6

Kenneth R. O’Neal, Amanda J. Clune, Nathan C. Harms, Sang-Wook Cheong, Junjie Yang, Zhenxian Liu, Turan Birol, Janice L. Musfeldt 

Phys. Rev. B 98, 184101 (2018) (Editor's Suggestion) [Journal]


33. Nature of the magnetic interactions in Sr3NiIrO6

Turan Birol, Kristjan Haule, David Vanderbilt

Phys. Rev. B 98, 134432 (2018) [Journal] [arXiv]


32. Stable and switchable electric polarization in two dimensions

Turan Birol

Nature 560, 174 (2018) (News & Views) [Journal]


31. The phonon softening due to melting of the ferromagnetic order in elemental iron

Qiang Han, Turan Birol, Kristjan Haule

Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 187203 (2018) [Journal] [arXiv]



30. Ion-Gel- Gating-Induced Oxygen Vacancy Formation in Epitaxial La0.5Sr0.5CoO3-&delta Films From In Operando X-ray and Neutron Scattering

Jeff Walter, Biqiong Yu, Guichuan Yu, Alexander Grutter, Brian Kirby, Julie Borchers, Zhan Zhang, Hua Zhou, Turan Birol, Martin Greven, and Chris Leighton

Phys. Rev. Mat. 1, 071403(R) (2017) [Journal]


29. Role of Entropy and Structural Parameters in the Spin State Transition of LaCoO3

Bismayan Chakrabarti, Turan Birol, Kristjan Haule

Phys. Rev. Mat. 1, 064403 (2017) [Journal] [arXiv]


28. Phase stability and giant in-plane resistivity anisotropy in the 112-type iron-based superconductor Ca1−xLaxFeAs2

Chang-Jong Kang, Turan Birol, Gabriel Kotliar

Phys. Rev. B 95, 014511 (2017) [Journal] [arXiv]



27. Electromagnon dispersion probed by inelastic X-ray scattering in LiCrO2

Sándor Tóth, Björn Wehinger, Katharina Rolfs, Turan Birol, Uwe Stuhr, Hiroshi Takatsu, Kenta Kimura, Tsuyoshi Kimura, Henrik M. Rønnow, Christian Rüegg

Nat. Comm. 7, 13547 (2016) [Journal] [arXiv]


26. Atomic-Scale Imaging of Competing Ferroic States in a Ruddlesden-Popper Layered Oxide

Greg Stone, Colin Ophus, Turan Birol, Jim Ciston, Che-Hui Lee, Ke Wang, Craig J. Fennie, Darrell G. Schlom, Nasim Alem, Venkatraman Gopalan

Nat. Comm. 7, 12572 (2016) [Journal]


25. Optical Spectroscopy and Band Gap Analysis of Hybrid Improper Ferroelectric Ca3Ti2O7

Judy G. Cherian, Turan Birol, Nathan C. Harms, Bin Gao, Sang-Wook Cheong, David Vanderbilt, Janice L. Musfeldt 

Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 262901 (2016) [Journal]


24. 'Ferroelectric' Metals Reexamined: Fundamental Mechanisms and Design Considerations for New Materials

Nicole A. Benedek, Turan Birol

J. Mater. Chem. C 4, 4000 (2016) [Journal] [arXiv]


23. Magnetically induced phonon splitting in ACr2O4 spinels from first principles

Aleksander Wysocki, Turan Birol 

Phys. Rev. B 93, 134425 (2016) [Journal] [arXiv]


22. Structural and magnetic phase transitions in Ca0.73La0.27FeAs2 with electron-overdoped FeAs layers

Shan Jiang, Chang Liu, Huibo Cao, Turan Birol, Jared Allred, Wei Tian, Lian Liu, Kyuil Cho, Matthew Krogstad, Jie Ma, Keith Taddei, Makariy Tanatar, Moritz Hoesch, Ruslan Prozorov, Stephan Rosenkranz, Yasutomo Uemura, Gabriel Kotliar, Ni Ni

Phys. Rev. B 93, 054522 (2016) [Journal] [arXiv]



21. Free energy from stationary implementation of the DFT+DMFT functional

Kristjan Haule, Turan Birol

Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 256402 (2015) [Journal] [arXiv]

20. Guided design of copper oxysulfide superconductors

Chuck-Hou Yee, Turan Birol, Gabriel Kotliar

Europhysics Letters 111, 17002 (2015) [Journal] [arXiv]


19. Raman study of magnetic excitations and magneto-elastic coupling in alpha-SrCr2O4

Michael Valentine, Seyed Koohpayeh, Martin Mourigal, Tyrel M. McQueen, Collin Broholm, Natalia Drichko, Sian Dutton, Robert J. Cava, Turan Birol, Hena Das, Craig J. Fennie

Phys. Rev. B 91, 144411 (2015) [Journal] [arXiv]

18. Jeff=1/2 Mott-Insulating State in Ir and Rh Fluorides

Turan Birol, Kristjan Haule

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 096403 (2015) [Journal] [arXiv]



17. A series of alternating states with unpolarized and spin-polarized bands in dimerized IrTe2

G.L. Pascut, T. Birol, M.J. Gutmann, J.J. Yang, S.-W. Cheong, K. Haule, and V. Kiryukhin

Phys. Rev. B 90, 195122 (2014) [Journal]

16. Influence of the central mode and soft phonon the on microwave dielectric loss near the strain-induced ferroelectric phase transitions in Srn+1TinO3n+1

Veronica Goian, Stanislav Kamba, Nathan Orloff, Turan Birol, Che Hui Lee, Dmitry Nuzhnyy, James C. Booth, Margitta Bernhagen, Reinhard Uecker, Darrell G. Schlom

Phys. Rev. B 90, 174105 (2014) [Journal]

15. Covalency in transition metal oxides within all-electron Dynamical Mean Field Theory

Kristjan Haule, Turan Birol, Gabriel Kotliar

Phys. Rev. B 90, 075136 (2014) [Journal] [arXiv]

14. Dimerization-Induced Cross-Layer Quasi-Two-Dimensionality in Metallic Iridate IrTe2

G.L. Pascut, K. Haule, M.J. Gutmann, S.A. Barnett, A. Bombardi, S. Artyukhin, T. Birol, D. Vanderbilt, J.J. Yang, S.-W. Cheong, V. Kiryukhin

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 086402 (2014) [Journal] [arXiv]

13. Topological Surface States and Superconductivity in [Tl4](Tl1-xSnx)Te3 Perovskites

K. E. Arpino, D. C. Wallace, Y. F. Nie, T. Birol, P. D. C. King, S. Chatterjee, M. Uchida, S. M. Koohpayeh, J.-J. Wen, C. J. Fennie, K. M. Shen, T. M. McQueen

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 017002 (2014) [Journal] [arXiv]



12. Structural control of magnetic anisotropy in a strain driven multiferroic EuTiO3 thin film

X. Ke, T. Birol, R. Misra, J.-H. Lee, B. Kirby, D.G. Schlom, C.J. Fennie, J.W. Freeland

Phys. Rev. B 88, 094434 (2013) [Journal] [arXiv]

11. Origin of giant spin-lattice coupling and the suppression of ferroelectricity in EuTiO3 from first principles

Turan Birol, Craig J. Fennie

Phys. Rev. B 88, 094103 (2013) [Journal] [arXiv]

10. Exploiting Dimensionality and Defect Mitigation to Create Tunable Microwave Dielectrics

Che-Hui Lee*, Nathan D. Orloff*, Turan Birol*, Ye Zhu, Veronica Goian, Ryan Haislmaier, Eftihia Vlahos, Julia A. Mundy, Yuefeng Nie, Michael D. Biegalski, Jingshu Zhang, Margitta Bernhagen, Nicole A. Benedek, Yongsam Kim, Joel D. Brock, Reinhard Uecker, X. X. Xi, Lena F. Kourkoutis, Venkatraman Gopalan, Dmitry Nuzhnyy, Stanislav Kamba, David A. Muller, Ichiro Takeuchi, James C. Booth, Craig J. Fennie, Darrell G. Schlom (*Equal Contribution)

Nature 502, 532 (2013) [Journal] [News&Views]

9. Effect of Film Thickness and Biaxial Strain on the Curie Temperature of EuO

A. Melville, T. Mairoser, A. Schmehl, T. Birol, T. Heeg, B. Hollaender, J. Schubert, C. J. Fennie, D. G. Schlom

Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 062404 (2013) [Journal]

8. Reversible Control of Magnetic Interactions by Electric Field in a Single Phase Material

P. J. Ryan, J. -W. Kim, T. Birol, P. Thompson, J. -H. Lee, X. Ke, P. S. Normile, E. Karapetrova, P. Schiffer, S. D. Brown, C. J. Fennie, D. G. Schlom

Nat. Comm. 4, 1334 (2013) [Journal] [arXiv]



7. The Magnetoelectric Effect in Transition Metal Oxides: Insights and the Rational Design of New Materials from First Principles

Turan Birol*, Nicole A. Benedek*, Hena Das, Aleksander L. Wysocki, Andrew T. Mulder, Brian M. Abbett, Eva H. Smith, Saurabh Ghosh, Craig J. Fennie  (*Equal Contribution)

Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 16, 227 (2012) (Invited Paper) [Journal] [arXiv]


6. Magnetodielectric coupling and phonon properties of compressively strained EuTiO3 thin films deposited on LSAT

S. Kamba, V. Goian, M. Orlita, D. Nuzhnyy, J.H. Lee, D.G. Schlom, K. Rushchanskii, M. Lezaic, T. Birol, C.J. Fennie, P. Gemeiner, B. Dkhil, V. Bovtun, M. Kempa, J. Hlinka, J. Petzelt

Phys. Rev. B 85, 094435 (2012) [Journal] [arXiv]


5. Interface control of emergent ferroic order in Ruddlesden-Popper Srn+1TinO3n+1

Turan Birol, Nicole A. Benedek, Craig J. Fennie

Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 257602 (2011) (Editor's Suggestion) [Journal] [arXiv]



4. Phase Diffusion of a q-Deformed Oscillator

Turan Birol, Ozgur Esat Mustecaplioglu

Symmetry (Invited) 1, 240 (2009) [Journal]

3. Spin torque from tunneling through impurities in a magnetic tunnel junction

Turan Birol, Piet W. Brouwer

Phys. Rev. B 80, 014434 (2009) [Journal] [arXiv]



2. Effects of zero mode and thin spectrum on the life time of atomic Bose Einstein condensates

Turan Birol, Ozgur Esat Mustecaplioglu

European Physical Journal - Special Topics 160, 11 (2008) [Journal] [arXiv]


1. Coherence lifetimes of excitations in an atomic condensate due to the thin spectrum

Turan Birol, Tekin Dereli, Ozgur Esat Mustecaplioglu, Li You

Phys. Rev. A 76, 043616 (2007) [Journal] [arXiv]