Post-doctoral scholar

Education & Employment

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Post-Doctoral Scholar

Upton, NY, 2018 - 2021

University of Trento

PhD in Physics

Trento, Italy, 2012 - 2016
  • Advisors: Paolo Scardi, Matteo Leoni


  1. R. J. Koch, R. Sinclair, M. T. McDonnell, R. Yu, M. Abeykoon, M. G. Tucker, A. M. Tsvelik, S. J. L. Billinge, H. D. Zhou, W.-G. Yin, and E. S. Bozin. "Dual Orbital Degeneracy Lifting in a Strongly Correlated Electron System". Phys. Rev. Lett. . 126 p. 186402 May 2021 download doi
  2. Zhi Wang, Xin-Gang Zhao, Robert Koch, Simon J. L. Billinge, and Alex Zunger. "Understanding electronic peculiarities in tetragonal {FeSe} as local structural symmetry breaking". Phys. Rev. B . 102 p. 235121 Dec 2020 download doi
  3. Long Yang, Robert J. Koch, Hong Zheng, John F. Mitchell, Weiguo Yin, Matthew G. Tucker, Simon J. L. Billinge, and Emil S. Bozin. "Two-orbital degeneracy lifted local precursor to a metal-insulator transition in {MgTi$_2$O$_4$}". Phys. Rev. B . 102 p. 235128 Dec 2020 download doi
  4. Bozin, E. S., Yin, W. G., Koch, R. J., Abeykoon, M., Hor, Y. S., Zheng, H., Lei, H. C., Petrovic, C., Mitchell, J. F., and Billinge, S. J. L.. "Local orbital degeneracy lifting as a precursor to an orbital-selective Peierls transition". Nature Commun. . 10 p. 3638 Aug 2019 download doi
  5. Koch, R. J., Bozin, E. S., Petrovic, C., Zhu, Y., Abeykoon, M., and Billinge, Simon J. L.. "Room temperature local nematicity in an iron-selenide superconducing sample". Phys. Rev. B., Rapid Communications . 100 p. 020501(R) July 2019 download doi
  6. Konstantinova, T., Wu, L., Abeykoon, M., Koch, R. J., Wang, A. F., Li, R. K., Shen, X., Li, J., Tao, J., Zaliznyak, I. A., Petrovic, C., Billinge, S. J. L., Wang, X. J., Bozin, E. S., and Zhu, Y.. "Photoinduced ultrafast dynamics of local nematicity and lattice distortions in {FeSe} crystals". Phys. Rev. B, Rapid Communication. Editor's suggestion. . 99 p. 180102 May 2019 download doi