Andras Palyi
associate professor
Department of Physics
Institute of Physics
Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)
Budafoki u. 8, H1111 Budapest, Hungary
Contact
Office: "F" building, stairway I., 1st floor, room 4.
Email: palyi at mail dot bme dot hu
Phone: +36 1 463 3827
Open position (2017/07/14)
We invite applications for a postdoc position
in condensedmatter theory.
See this pdf for details.
Research group
Former members:
 Daniel Budanyi (BSc 2015)
 Dr. Gabor Csiszar (postdoc, 2012/092014/08, moved on to MPI for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart)
 Zoltan Koradi (BSc 2013, MSc 2015)
 Dr. Judit Romhanyi (postdoc, 2012/092012/12, moved on to IFW Dresden, then to MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, and is now at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology)
 Reka Tuza (BSc 2015, MSc 2017)
 Mate Tibor Veszeli (BSc 2015, MSc 2017)
Teaching
Current: 2017, Fall semester

Physics M1,
lecture for mechanical engineering MSc students at BME

Topological insulators, lecture for physics MSc and PhD students at ELTE and BME (with Janos Asboth and Laszlo Oroszlany)
2017, Spring semester
2016, Fall semester
2016, Spring semester
2015, Fall semester
 Topological insulators,
lecture for MSc and PhD students at Eotvos University and Budapest University of Technology and Economics (with Janos Asboth and Laszlo Oroszlany)

Solidstate physics tutorial, for BSc students at Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Brief CV
 2015/09 

associate professor, Budapest University of Technology and
Economics, Hungary 
 2011/04  2015/08

parttime research fellow, Budapest University of Technology and
Economics, Hungary 
 2011/01  2015/08

assistant professor, Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary 
 2008/11  2010/12

postdoctoral researcher, University of Konstanz, Germany (supervisor: G. Burkard) 
 2008

PhD, Physics, Eotvos University 
 2007/10  2008/10

research assistant, Eotvos University (supervisor: G. Vattay) 
 2004/09  2007/08

PhD student, Eotvos University (supervisor: J. Cserti) 
 2004

Diploma, Physics, Eotvos University 
Book
J. K. Asboth, L. Oroszlany, A. Palyi
A Short Course on Topological Insulators: Band structure and edge states in one and two dimensions
Lecture Notes in Physics 919, Springer (2016), [arXiv]
Publications

G. Szechenyi, L. Chirolli, A. Palyi
Impurityassisted electric control of spinvalley qubits in monolayer MoS2
[arXiv]

P. Boross, G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Hyperfineassisted fast electric control of dopant nuclear spins in semiconductors
[arXiv]

G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi, M. Droth
Electronelectron attraction in an engineered electromechanical system
[arXiv]

G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Coulombblockade and Pauliblockade magnetometry
Phys. Rev. B 95, 035431 (2017)
[arXiv]

T. Pei, A. Palyi, M. Mergenthaler, N. Ares, A. Mavalankar, J. H. Warner, G. A. D. Briggs, E. A. Laird
Hyperfine and spinorbit coupling effects on decay of spinvalley states in a carbon nanotube
Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 177701 (2017)
[arXiv]

P. Boross, G. Szechenyi, D. Culcer, A. Palyi
Control of valley dynamics in silicon quantum dots in the presence of an
interface step
Phys. Rev. B 94, 035438 (2016)
[arXiv]

P. Boross, G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Valleyenhanced fast relaxation of gatecontrolled donor qubits in silicon
Nanotechnology 27, 314002 (2016)
[arXiv],
in
Focus Collection on Quantum Information Processing

J. K. Asboth, L. Oroszlany, A. Palyi
A Short Course on Topological Insulators: Band structure and edge states in one and two dimensions
Lecture Notes in Physics 919, Springer (2016)
[arXiv]

J. Romhanyi, G. Burkard, A. Palyi
Subharmonic transitions and BlochSiegert shift in electrically driven spin resonance
Phys. Rev. B 92, 054422 (2015)
[arXiv]

P. Boross, A. Palyi
Valley relaxation in graphene due to charged impurities
Phys. Rev. B 92, 035420 (2015)
[arXiv]

G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Shapesensitive Pauli blockade in a bent carbon nanotube
Phys. Rev. B 91, 045431 (2015)
[arXiv]

G. Csiszar, A. Palyi
Orbital hyperfine interaction and qubit dephasing in carbon nanotube quantum dots
Phys. Rev. B 90, 245413 (2014)
[arXiv]

Z. Scherubl, A. Palyi, Sz. Csonka
Probing individual split Cooper pairs using the spin qubit toolkit
Phys. Rev. B 89, 205439 (2014)
[arXiv]

G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Maximal Rabi frequency of an electrically driven spin in a disordered magnetic field
Phys. Rev. B 89, 115409 (2014)
[arXiv]

G. Szechenyi, A. Palyi
Current hot spot in the spinvalley blockade
in carbon nanotubes
Phys. Rev. B 88, 235414 (2013),
[arXiv]

P. Rakyta, A. Palyi, J. Cserti
Electronic standing waves on the surface of
the topological insulator Bi2Te3
Phys. Rev. B 86, 085456 (2012),
[arXiv]

A. Palyi, P. R. Struck, M. Rudner, K. Flensberg, G. Burkard
Spinorbit induced strong coupling of
a single spin to a nanomechanical resonator
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 206811 (2012),
[arXiv],
also covered in
Physical Review Focus
and at
PhysOrg.

A. Kiss, A. Palyi, Y. Ihara, P. Wzietek, H. Alloul, P. Simon, V. Zolyomi,
J. Koltai, J. Kurti, B. Dora, F. Simon
Enhanced NMR relaxation of TomonagaLuttinger liquids and the magnitude of the carbon hyperfine coupling in singlewall carbon nanotubes
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 187204 (2011),
[arXiv]

A. Palyi, G. Burkard
Disordermediated electron valley resonance in carbon nanotube quantum dots
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 086801 (2011),
[arXiv]

A. Palyi, G. Burkard
Spinvalley blockade in carbon nanotube double quantum dots
Phys. Rev. B
82, 155424 (2010)

Cs. Peterfalvi, A. Palyi, A. Rusznyak, J. Koltai, J. Cserti
Catastrophe optics of caustics in single and bilayer graphene: Fine structure of caustics
physica status solidi (b), 247, 2949 (2010)

A. Palyi, G. Burkard
Hyperfineinduced valley mixing and the spinvalley blockade in carbonbased quantum dots
Phys. Rev. B 80, 201404(R) (2009)

Cs. Peterfalvi, A. Palyi, J. Cserti
Electron flow in circular np junctions of bilayer graphene
Phys. Rev. B 80, 075416 (2009)

T. G. Tenev, A. Palyi, B. I. Mirza, G. R. Nash, M. Fearn, S. J. Smith, L.
Buckle, M. T. Emeny, T. Ashley, J. H. Jefferson, C. J. Lambert
Energy level spectroscopy of InSb quantum wells using quantumwell LED
emission
Phys. Rev. B
79, 085301 (2009)

A. Palyi, J. Cserti
Spindependent electronimpurity scattering in twodimensional
electron systems
Phys. Rev. B
78, 241304(R) (2008)

J. Cserti, A. Palyi, Cs. Peterfalvi
Caustics due to a Negative Refractive Index in Circular Graphene pn
Junctions
Phys. Rev.
Lett. 99, 246801 (2007)

A. Palyi, J. Cserti
Skew scattering due to intrinsic spinorbit coupling in a
twodimensional electron gas
Phys. Rev. B
76, 035331 (2007)

A. Csordas, J. Cserti, A Palyi, U. Zuelicke
Rashba billiards
Eur. Phys.
J. B 54, 189 (2006)

A. Palyi, Cs. Peterfalvi, J. Cserti
Twodimensional electron scattering in regions of nonuniform
spinorbit coupling
Phys. Rev. B
74, 073305 (2006)
