Computational Modelling Group

David Ignacio Cortés Ortuño

Postgraduate Research Student
Engineering Sciences (FEE)
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I am a PhD student in Complex Systems Simulation at the ICSS.

BACKGROUND In 2010, I got an undergraduate degree equivalent to a Bachelor in Sciences, at the Universidad de Tarapacá in Arica, Chile. In 2013 I got a Masters degree in Physics at the Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María in Valparaíso, Chile.

INTERESTS I am currently working in magnetism, studying skyrmions in magnetic systems at the nanoscale.

Research Interests

Physical Systems and Engineering simulation: Electromagnetism, Energy, Magnonics, Materials, Micromagnetics, Quantum Dynamics, Spintronics

Algorithms and computational methods: Finite differences, Finite elements, Minimum Energy Paths

Simulation software: Finmag

Visualisation and data handling software: Mayavi, ParaView

Software Engineering Tools: Mercurial, Vim

Programming languages and libraries: C, C++, IPython/Jupyter Notebook, Mathematica, Python

Computational platforms: Iridis, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Windows

Transdisciplinary tags: Complex Systems, Computer Science, Scientific Computing



Skyrmion in a 150 nm wide nanodisk

5nm wide Cobalt magnetic sphere

Skyrmions in 130 nm wide FeGe nanodisks

Atomistic description of a skyrmion in a hexagonal lattice

Skyrmion in a discrete spins system

Artistic representation of finite differences micromagnetics