Dr Ross McKenzie's research interests are in the fields of: Condensed Matter Theory, Chemical Physics, and Quantum Many-Body Theory..
He received his PhD from Princeton University in 1989. His chief research projects are in the areas of:
Models for strongly correlated electron materials such as organic and cuprate superconductors Magnetoresistance of layered metals including topological insulatorsExcited states of organic moleculesHydrogen bonding The relationship between science and theologyReimers, Jeffrey R., McKemmish, Laura K., McKenzie, Ross H., Mark, Alan E. and Hush, Noel S. (2014) The revised Penrose-Hameroff orchestrated objective-reduction proposal for human consciousness is not scientifically justified. Comment on "Consciousness in the universe: A review of the 'Orch OR' theory" by Hameroff and Penrose. Physics of Life Reviews, 11 1: 101-103.
Journal Article: Signatures of the Berry curvature in the frequency dependent interlayer magnetoresistance in tilted magnetic fields
Wright, Anthony R. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2014) Signatures of the Berry curvature in the frequency dependent interlayer magnetoresistance in tilted magnetic fields. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 26 8: .
Journal Article: Connecting resources for tertiary chemical education with scientists and students in developing countries
Jansen-Van Vuuren, Ross D., Buchanan, Malcolm S. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2013) Connecting resources for tertiary chemical education with scientists and students in developing countries. Journal of Chemical Education, 90 10: 1325-1332.
Quantum many-body theory of complex materials
(2012–2015) Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellowship
Simple models for hydrogen bonding
(2012–2013) Australian Academy of Science
Interlayer magnetoresistance of strongly correlated electron materials
(2009–2012) ARC Discovery Projects
Strong electronic correlations in cerium oxides
(2010) Doctor Philosophy
Low energy effective Hamiltonians for strongly-correlated organic metals
(2011) Doctor Philosophy
(2012) Doctor Philosophy
Reimers, Jeffrey R., McKemmish, Laura K., McKenzie, Ross H., Mark, Alan E. and Hush, Noel S. (2014) The revised Penrose-Hameroff orchestrated objective-reduction proposal for human consciousness is not scientifically justified. Comment on "Consciousness in the universe: A review of the 'Orch OR' theory" by Hameroff and Penrose. Physics of Life Reviews, 11 1: 101-103.
Wright, Anthony R. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2014) Signatures of the Berry curvature in the frequency dependent interlayer magnetoresistance in tilted magnetic fields. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 26 8: .
Jansen-Van Vuuren, Ross D., Buchanan, Malcolm S. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2013) Connecting resources for tertiary chemical education with scientists and students in developing countries. Journal of Chemical Education, 90 10: 1325-1332.
Thermodynamics of a bad metal-Mott insulator transition in the presence of frustration
Kokalj, J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2013) Thermodynamics of a bad metal-Mott insulator transition in the presence of frustration. Physical Review Letters, 110 20: 206402.1-206402.5.
Wright, Anthony R. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2013) Quantum oscillations and Berry's phase in topological insulator surface states with broken particle-hole symmetry. Physical Review B, 87 8: .
A two-state model of twisted intramolecular charge-transfer in monomethine dyes
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2012) A two-state model of twisted intramolecular charge-transfer in monomethine dyes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 137 16: .
Kokalj, J., Hussey, N. E. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2012) Transport properties of the metallic state of overdoped cuprate superconductors from an anisotropic marginal Fermi liquid model. Physical Review B, 86 4: 045132.1-045132.16.
A three-state effective Hamiltonian for symmetric cationic diarylmethanes
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2012) A three-state effective Hamiltonian for symmetric cationic diarylmethanes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 136 23: .
Merino, Jaime and McKenzie, Ross H. (2012) Effective Hamiltonian for the electronic properties of the quasi-one-dimensional material Li0.9Mo6O17. Physical Review B, 85 23: .
A diabatic state model for donor-hydrogen vibrational frequency shifts in hydrogen bonded complexes
McKenzie, Ross H. (2012) A diabatic state model for donor-hydrogen vibrational frequency shifts in hydrogen bonded complexes. Chemical Physics Letters, 535 : 196-200.
Charge distribution and transport properties in reduced ceria phases: A review
Shoko, E., Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2011) Charge distribution and transport properties in reduced ceria phases: A review. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 72 12: 1482-1494.
Quantum entanglement between electronic and vibrational degrees of freedom in molecules
McKemmish, Laura K., McKenzie, Ross H., Hush, Noel S. and Reimers, Jeffrey R. (2011) Quantum entanglement between electronic and vibrational degrees of freedom in molecules. Journal of Chemical Physics, 135 24: 244110.1-244110.11.
Kokalj, Jure and McKenzie, Ross H. (2011) Consistent description of the metallic phase of overdoped cuprate superconductors as an anisotropic marginal fermi liquid. Physical Review Letters, 107 14: 14.
Emergence, reductionism and the stratification of reality in science and theology
McKenzie, Ross H. (2011) Emergence, reductionism and the stratification of reality in science and theology. Scottish Journal of Theology, 64 2: 211-235.
Quantum entanglement between a nonlinear nanomechanical resonator and a microwave field
Meaney, Charles P., McKenzie, Ross H. and Milburn, G. J. (2011) Quantum entanglement between a nonlinear nanomechanical resonator and a microwave field. Physical Review E, 83 5: 056202.1-056202.13.
Quantum frustration in organic Mott insulators: From spin liquids to unconventional superconductors
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2011) Quantum frustration in organic Mott insulators: From spin liquids to unconventional superconductors. Reports on Progress in Physics, 74 5: 056501.1-056501.60.
Bond alternation, polarizability, and resonance detuning in methine dyes
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2011) Bond alternation, polarizability, and resonance detuning in methine dyes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 134 11: 114520.1-114520.13.
Models of organometallic complexes for optoelectronic applications
Jacko, A. C., McKenzie, Ross H. and Powell, B. J. (2010) Models of organometallic complexes for optoelectronic applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20 46: 10301-10307.
Smith, Michael Francis and McKenzie, Ross H. (2010) Fermi surface of underdoped cuprate superconductors from interlayer magnetoresistance: closed pockets versus open arcs. Physical Review B, 82 17: 172510.1-172510.4.
Sensitivity of the photophysical properties of organometallic complexes to small chemical changes
Jacko, A. C., Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2010) Sensitivity of the photophysical properties of organometallic complexes to small chemical changes. Journal of Chemical Physics, 133 12 Article # 124314: 124314.1-124314.13.
Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2010) Reply to "Comment on 'Anisotropic scattering in angular-dependent magnetoresistance oscillations of quasi-two-dimensional and quasi-one-dimensional metals: Beyond the relaxation-time approximation'". Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 82 3: 037102-1-037102-3.
Smith, MF and McKenzie, RH (2010) Thermal and electrical intralayer conductivities of underdoped cuprate superconductors from Fermi-pocket models. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 82 1: 012501-1-012501-4.
Charge distribution near bulk oxygen vacancies in cerium oxides
Shoko, E., Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, R. H. (2010) Charge distribution near bulk oxygen vacancies in cerium oxides. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 22 22: 1-18.
A dark excited state of fluorescent protein chromophores, considered as Brooker dyes
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2010) A dark excited state of fluorescent protein chromophores, considered as Brooker dyes. Chemical Physics Letters, 492 1-3: 150-156.
Bothma, Jacques P., Gilmore, Joel B. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2010) The role of quantum effects in proton transfer reactions in enzymes: Quantum tunneling in a noisy environment?. New Journal of Physics, 12 055002: 1-27.
Jahn-Teller instability in dissipative quantum systems
Meaney, Charles P., Duty, Tim, McKenzie, Ross H. and Milburn, G. J. (2010) Jahn-Teller instability in dissipative quantum systems. Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, 81 4: 1-11.
Interlayer transverse magnetoresistance in the presence of an anisotropic pseudogap
Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Interlayer transverse magnetoresistance in the presence of an anisotropic pseudogap. Physical Review B, 80 21: 214528.1-214528.8.
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Conical intersections, charge localization, and photoisomerization pathway selection in a minimal model of a degenerate monomethine dye. Journal of Chemical Physics, 131 23: 234306.1-234306.14.
Powell, B. J., Merino, J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Ionic Hubbard model on a triangular lattice for Na0.5CoO2, Rb0.5CoO2, and K0.5CoO2: Mean-field slave boson theory. Physical Review B, 80 8: 085113-1-085113-19.
McKemmish, Laura K., Reimers, Jeffrey R., McKenzie, Ross H., Mark, Alan E. and Hush, Noel S. (2009) Penrose-Hameroff orchestrated objective-reduction proposal for human consciousness is not biologically feasible. Physical Review E, 80 2: 1-5.
Spin fluctuations and the pseudogap in organic superconductors
Powell, B. J., Yusuf, Eddy and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Spin fluctuations and the pseudogap in organic superconductors. Physical Review B, 80 5: 054505.1-054505.7.
Merino, Jaime, McKenzie, Ross H. and Powell, B. J. (2009) Electronic and magnetic properties of the ionic Hubbard model on the striped triangular lattice at 3/4 filling. Physical Review B, 80 4: 045116.1-045116.12.
Olsen, Seth and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) A diabatic three-state representation of photoisomerization in the green fluorescent protein chromophore. Journal of Chemical Physics, 130 18: 184302.1-184302.13.
Merino, Jaime, Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Interplay of frustration, magnetism, charge ordering, and covalency in the ionic Hubbard model for Na0.5 CoO2. Physical Review B, 79 16: 161103-1-161103-4.
Shoko, E., Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Mixed valency in cerium oxide crystallographic phases: Valence of different cerium sites by the bond valence method. Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 79 13: 134108.1-134108.12.
Vertex corrections and the Korringa ratio in strongly correlated electron materials
Yusuf, Eddy, Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2009) Vertex corrections and the Korringa ratio in strongly correlated electron materials. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21 19: 1-5.
Reimers, Jeffrey R., McKemmish, Laura K., McKenzie, Ross H., Mark, Alan E. and Hush, Noel S. (2009) Weak, strong, and coherent regimes of Frohlich condensation and their applications to terahertz medicine and quantum consciousness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 106 11: 4219-4224.
Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2008) Apparent Violation of the Wiedemann-Franz Law near a Magnetic Field Tuned Metal-Antiferromagnetic Quantum Critical Point. Physical Review Letters, 101 26: 266403-1-266403-4.
Kennett, Malcolm P. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2008) Quantum interference and weak localization effects in the interlayer magnetoresistance of layered metals. Physical Review B, 78 2: 024506-1-024506-10.
Smith, M. F. and McKenzie, R. H. (2008) Anisotropic scattering in angular-dependent magnetoresistance oscillations of quasi-two-dimensional and quasi-one-dimensional metals: Beyond the relaxation-time approximation. Physical Review B, 77 23: .
Dialectical critical realism in science and theology: Quantum physics and Karl Barth
McKenzie, R.H. and Myers, B. (2008) Dialectical critical realism in science and theology: Quantum physics and Karl Barth. Science and Christian Belief, 20 1: 49-66.
Normal state anisotropic scattering in overdoped Tl2Ba2CuO6+δ
Hussey, N.E., Abdel-Jawad, M., Balicas, L., Kennett M.P. and McKenzie, R.H. (2008) Normal state anisotropic scattering in overdoped Tl2Ba2CuO6+δ. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 403 5-9: 982-985.
Probing Fermi surface anisotropies in layered metals with AMRO
Kennett, M.P. and McKenzie, R.H. (2008) Probing Fermi surface anisotropies in layered metals with AMRO. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 403 5-9: 1552-1554.
Gilmore, J.B. and McKenzie, R.H. (2008) Quantum Dynamics of Electronic Excitations in Biomolecular Chromophores: Role of the Protein Environment and Solvent. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112 11: 2162-2176.
Merino, J., Dumm, M., Drichko, N., Dressel, M. and McKenzie, R.H. (2008) Quasiparticles at the Verge of Localization near the Mott Metal-Insulator Transition in a Two-Dimensional Material. Physical Review Letters, 100 8: 086404-1-086404-4.
Quantum many-body physics: 2D or not 2D?
McKenzie, Ross H. (2007) Quantum many-body physics: 2D or not 2D?. Nature Physics, 3 11: 756-758.
Sensitivity of the interlayer magnetoresistance of layered metals to intralayer anisotropies
Kennett, M.P. and McKenzie, R.H. (2007) Sensitivity of the interlayer magnetoresistance of layered metals to intralayer anisotropies. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 76 5: 054515-1-054515-7.
Transition dipole strength of eumelanin
Riesz, J. J., Gilmore, J. B., McKenzie, R. H., Powell, B. J., Pederson, M. R. and Meredith, P. (2007) Transition dipole strength of eumelanin. Physical Review E, 76 2: 021915-1-021915-10.
Yusuf, Eddy, Powell, Benjamin and McKenzie, Ross H. (2007) Antiferromagnetic spin ﬂuctuations in the metallic phase of quasi-two-dimensional organic superconductors. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 75 21: 214515-1-214515-11.
Fjaerestad, J. O., Zheng, W., Singh, R. R. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Coldea, R. (2007) Excitation spectra and ground state properties of the layered spin- 1 2 frustrated antiferromagnets Cs2 Cu Cl4 and Cs2 Cu Br4. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 75 17: 174447.1-174447.10.
Convergent Proton-transfer Photocycles Violate Mirror-image Symmetry in a Key Melanin Monomer
Olsen, S. C., Riesz, J., Mahadevan, I., Coutts, A., Bothma, J. P., Powell, B. J., McKenzie, R. H., Smith, S. C. and Meredith, P. (2007) Convergent Proton-transfer Photocycles Violate Mirror-image Symmetry in a Key Melanin Monomer. Journal of The American Chemical Society, 129 21: 6672-6673.
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2007) Symmetry of the superconducting order parameter in frustrated systems determined by the spatial anisotropy of spin correlations. Physical Review Letters, 98 2: 027005-1-027005-4.
Anisotropic scattering and anomalous normal-state transport in a high-temperature superconductor
Abdel-Jawad, M., Kennett, M. P., Balicas, L., Carrington, A., MacKenzie, A. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Hussey, N. E. (2006) Anisotropic scattering and anomalous normal-state transport in a high-temperature superconductor. Nature Physics, 2 12: 821-825.
Anomalous Excitation Spectra of Frustrated Quantum Antiferromagnets
Zheng, W. H., Fjaerestad, J. O., Singh, R. R. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Coldea, R. (2006) Anomalous Excitation Spectra of Frustrated Quantum Antiferromagnets. Physical Review Letters, 96 5: 057201-1-057201-4.
Criteria for quantum coherent transfer of excitations between chromophores in a polar solvent
Gilmore, J. B. and McKenzie, R. H. (2006) Criteria for quantum coherent transfer of excitations between chromophores in a polar solvent. Chemical Physics Letters, 421 1-3: 266-271.
Critical behavior of one-particle spectral weights in the transverse Ising model
Hamer, C. J., Otimaa, J., Zheng, W. and McKenzie, R.H. (2006) Critical behavior of one-particle spectral weights in the transverse Ising model. Physical Review B, 74 6: 060402-1-060402-4.
Excitation spectra of the spin-1/2 triangular-lattice Heisenberg antiferromagnet
Zheng, W., Fjaerestad, J. O., Singh, R. R. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Coldea, R. (2006) Excitation spectra of the spin-1/2 triangular-lattice Heisenberg antiferromagnet. Physical Review B, 74 22: 224420-1-224420-13.
Merino, J., Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2006) Ferromagnetism, paramagnetism, and a Curie-Weiss metal in an electron-doped Hubbard model on a triangular lattice. Physical Review B, 73 23: 235107.
Quantum entanglement in the two-impurity Kondo model
Cho, SY and McKenzie, RH (2006) Quantum entanglement in the two-impurity Kondo model. Physical Review A, 73 1: .
Strong electronic correlations in superconducting organic charge transfer salts
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2006) Strong electronic correlations in superconducting organic charge transfer salts. Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 18 45: R827-R866.
Teleportation via Multi-Qubit Channels
Links, J., Barjaktarevic, J. P., Milburn, G. J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2006) Teleportation via Multi-Qubit Channels. Quantum Information and Computation, 6 7: 641-670.
Zheng, Weihong, Singh, Rajiv R. P., McKenzie, Ross H. and Coldea, Radu (2005) Temperature dependence of the magnetic susceptibility for triangular-lattice antiferromagnets with spatially anisotropic exchange constants. Physical Review B, 71 13: 134422-1-134422-12.
Gilmore, Joel and McKenzie, Ross H. (2005) Spin boson models for quantum decoherence of electronic excitations of biomolecules and quantum dots in a solvent. Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 17 10: 1735-1746.
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2005) Half-Filled Layered Organic Superconductors and the Resonating-Valence-Bond Theory of the Hubbard-Heisenberg Model. Physical Review Letters, 94 4: 047004-1-047004-4.
Entanglement sharing and decoherence in the spin-bath
Dawson, C. M., Hines, A. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Milburn, G. J. (2005) Entanglement sharing and decoherence in the spin-bath. Physical Review A, 71 5: 052321.
Fast simulation of a quantum phase transition in an ion-trap realizable unitary map
Barjaktarevic, J. P., Milburn, G. J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2005) Fast simulation of a quantum phase transition in an ion-trap realizable unitary map. Physical Review A, 71 1: 012335.
Measurement-based teleportation along quantum spin chains
Barjaktarevic, J. P., McKenzie, R. H., Links, J. and Milburn, G. J. (2005) Measurement-based teleportation along quantum spin chains. Physical Review Letters, 95 23: 230501.
Quantum entanglement and fixed-point bifurcations
Hines, A. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Milburn, G. J. (2005) Quantum entanglement and fixed-point bifurcations. Physical Review A, 71 4: 042303.
Spin exchange and superconductivity in a t-J(')-V model for two-dimensional quarter-filled systems
Greco, Andrés, Merino, Jaime, Foussats, Adriana and McKenzie, Ross H. (2005) Spin exchange and superconductivity in a t-J(')-V model for two-dimensional quarter-filled systems. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 71 14: 1-8.
Thermal and electrical currents in nanoscale electronic interferometers
Cho, S. Y. and McKenzie, R. H. (2005) Thermal and electrical currents in nanoscale electronic interferometers. Physical Review B, 71 4: 045317-1-045317-6.
Energy level statistics for models of coupled single-mode Bose-Einstein condensates
Dahmen, Silvio R., Links, Jon, McKenzie, Ross H. and Zhou, Huan-Qiang (2004) Energy level statistics for models of coupled single-mode Bose-Einstein condensates. Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, October 2004 : P10019-1-P10019-9.
Coherence of polaronic transport in layered metals
Lundin, Urban and McKenzie, Ross H. (2004) Coherence of polaronic transport in layered metals. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16 37: 6695-6712.
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2004) On the relationship between the critical temperature and the London penetration depth in layered organic superconductors. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 16 30: L367-L373.
Measuring geometric phases of scattering states in nanoscale electronic devices
Zhou, Huan-Qiang, Lundin, Urban, Cho, Sam Young and McKenzie, Ross H. (2004) Measuring geometric phases of scattering states in nanoscale electronic devices. Physical Review B, 69 11: 113308-113308.
Powell, B. J., Baruah, T., Burnstein, N., Brake, K., McKenzie, Ross H., Meredith, P. and Pederson, M. R. (2004) A first-principles density-functional calculation of the electronic and vibrational structure of the key melanin monomers. Journal of Chemical Physics, 120 18: 8608-8615.
Application of DFT to melanin monomers, dimers and macromolecules.
Pederson, MR, Bernstein, N, Baruah, T, Powell, BJ, Brake, K and McKenzie, RH (2004) Application of DFT to melanin monomers, dimers and macromolecules.. Abstracts of Papers of The American Chemical Society, 228 : U290-U290.
Powell, B. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2004) Dependence of the superconducting transition temperature of organic molecular crystals on intrinsically nonmagnetic disorder: a signature of either unconventional superconductivity or the atypical formation of magnetic moments. Physical Review B, 69 2: 024519-1-024519-17.
Entanglement and bifurcations in Jahn-Teller models
Hines, A. P., Dawson, C. M., McKenzie, R. H. and Milburn, G. J. (2004) Entanglement and bifurcations in Jahn-Teller models. Physical Review A, 70 2: 022303.
First-principle density-functional calculation of the Raman spectra of BEDT-TTF
Brake, K., Powell, B. J., McKenzie, R. H., Pederson, M. R. and Baruah, T. (2004) First-principle density-functional calculation of the Raman spectra of BEDT-TTF. Journal De Physique Iv, 114 : 293-295.
Foundations of the dialogue between the Physical Sciences and Theology
McKenzie, R. H. (2004) Foundations of the dialogue between the Physical Sciences and Theology. Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, 56 4: 242-253.
Lundin, U. and McKenzie, R. H. (2004) Magic-angle effects in the interlayer magnetoresistance of quasi-one-dimensional metals due to interchain incoherence. Physical Review B, 70 23: 235122-1-235122-7.
Merino, J., Greco, A., McKenzie, R. H. and Calandra, M. (2003) Dynamical properties of a strongly correlated model for quarter-filled layered organic molecular crystals. Physical Review B, 68 24: 245121-1-245121-15.
Gauge fields, geometric phases, and quantum adiabatic pumps
Zhou, Huan-Qiang, Cho, Sam Young and McKenzie, Ross H. (2003) Gauge fields, geometric phases, and quantum adiabatic pumps. Physical Review Letters, 91 18: 186803-1-186803-4.
Quantum transport and integrability of the Anderson model for a quantum dot with multiple leads
Cho, Sam Young, Zhou, Huan-Qiang and McKenzie, Ross H. (2003) Quantum transport and integrability of the Anderson model for a quantum dot with multiple leads. Physical Review B, 68 12: 125327-125331.
Entanglement between a qubit and the environment in the spin-boson model
Costi, T. A. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2003) Entanglement between a qubit and the environment in the spin-boson model. Physical Review A, 68 3: 034301-1-034301-4.
Links, Jon, Zhou, Huan-Qiang, McKenzie, Ross H. and Gould, Mark D. (2003) Algebraic Bethe ansatz method for the exact calculation of energy spectra and form factors: applications to models of Bose-Einstein condensates and metallic nanograins. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 36 19: R63-R104.
Entanglement of two-mode Bose-Einstein condensates
Hines, A. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Milburn, G. J. (2003) Entanglement of two-mode Bose-Einstein condensates. Physical Review A, 67 1: 013609.
Exact results for a tunnel-coupled pair of trapped Bose-Einstein condensates
Zhou, H., Links, J. R., McKenzie, R. H. and Guan, X-W. (2003) Exact results for a tunnel-coupled pair of trapped Bose-Einstein condensates. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 36 7: L113-L119.
Zhou, H. Q., Links, J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2003) Exact solution, scaling behaviour and quantum dynamics of a model of an atom-molecule Bose-Einstein condensate. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 17 31-32: 5819-5828.
Indications of coherence-incoherence crossover in layered metallic transport
Lundin, U. and McKenzie, R. H. (2003) Indications of coherence-incoherence crossover in layered metallic transport. Physical Review B, 68 8: .
Magnetic polarization currents in double quantum dot devices
Cho, S. Y., McKenzie, R. H., Kang, K. and Kim, C. K. (2003) Magnetic polarization currents in double quantum dot devices. Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 15 7: 1147-1154.
Solvable models of Bose-Einstein condensates: A new algebraic Bethe ansatz scheme
Zhou, H. Q., Links, J., Gould, M. D. and McKenzie, R. H. (2003) Solvable models of Bose-Einstein condensates: A new algebraic Bethe ansatz scheme. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 44 10: 4690-4701.
Electric-field-induced Mott insulating states in organic field-effect transistors
Cepas, Olivier P. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2002) Electric-field-induced Mott insulating states in organic field-effect transistors. Physical Review B, 66 21: 214528-1-214528-9.
Metal-insulator transition and charge ordering in the extended Hubbard model at one-quarter filling
Calandra, M., Merino, J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2002) Metal-insulator transition and charge ordering in the extended Hubbard model at one-quarter filling. Physical Review B, 66 19: 195102-1-195102-5.
Cepas, O. P., McKenzie, R. H. and Merino, J. (2002) Magnetic-field-induced superconductivity in layered organic molecular crystals with localized magnetic moments. Physical Review B, 65 10: 100502-1-100502-4.
Links, J., Zhou, H. Q., McKenzie, R. H. and Gould, M. D. (2002) Exact solution at integrable coupling of a model for the Josephson effect between small metallic grains. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 16 23: 3429-3438.
Integrability and exact spectrum of a pairing model for nucleons
Links, J. R., Zhou, H., Gould, M. D. and McKenzie, R. H. (2002) Integrability and exact spectrum of a pairing model for nucleons. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, 35 2: 6459-6469.
Integrable variant of the one-dimensional Hubbard model
Guan, X. W., Foerster, A., Links, J. R., Zhou, H., Tonel, A. P. and McKenzie, R. H. (2002) Integrable variant of the one-dimensional Hubbard model. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 43 7: 3445-3457.
Cepas, O., McKenzie, R. H. and Merino, J. (2002) Magnetic-field-induced superconductivity in layered organic molecular crystals with localized magnetic moments. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 16 20-22: 3071-3071.
Zhou, Huan-Qiang, Links, Jon, McKenzie, Ross H. and Gould, Mark D. (2002) Superconducting Correlations in Metallic Nanoparticles: Exact Solution of the BCS Model by the Algebraic Bethe Ansatz. Physical Review B, 65 6: 060502-1-060502-4.
Temperature dependence of polaronic transport through single molecules and quantum dots
Lundin, U and McKenzie, R. H. (2002) Temperature dependence of polaronic transport through single molecules and quantum dots. Physical Review B, 66 7: .
Ladder operator for the one-dimensional Hubbard model
Links, Jon, Zhou, Huan-Qiang, McKenzie, Ross H. and Gould, Mark D. (2001) Ladder operator for the one-dimensional Hubbard model. Physical Review Letters, 86 22: 5096-5099.
Charge ordering and antiferromagnetic exchange in layered molecular crystals of the theta type
McKenzie, R. H., Merino, J., Marston, J. B. and Sushkov, O. P. (2001) Charge ordering and antiferromagnetic exchange in layered molecular crystals of the theta type. Physical Review B, 64 8: 085109-1-085109-11.
Bunder, J. E. and McKenzie, R. H. (2001) Derivation of the probability distribution function for the local density of states of a disordered quantum wire via the replica trick and supersymmetry. Nuclear Physics B, 592 3: 445-478.
Chung, C. H., Marston, J. B. and McKenzie, R. H. (2001) Large-N solutions of the Heisenberg and Hubbard-Heisenberg models on the anisotropic triangular lattice: application to Cs2CuCl4 and to the layered organic superconductors kappa-(BEDT-TTF)(2)X (BEDT-TTF bis(ethylene-dithio)tetrathiafulvalene); X anion). Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 13 22: 5159-5181.
Magnetoresistance in quasi-one-dimensional metals due to Fermi surface cold spots
Moses, P and McKenzie, RH (2001) Magnetoresistance in quasi-one-dimensional metals due to Fermi surface cold spots. Physical Review B, 63 2: .
Superconductivity mediated by charge fluctuations in layered molecular crystals
Merino, J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2001) Superconductivity mediated by charge fluctuations in layered molecular crystals. Physical Review Letters, 87 23: 237002-1-237002-4.
Phonon anomalies due to strong electronic correlations in layered organic metals
Merino, Jaime and McKenzie, Ross H. (2000) Phonon anomalies due to strong electronic correlations in layered organic metals. Physical Review B, 62 24: 16442-16445.
Cyclotron effective masses in layered metals
Merino, J and McKenzie, RH (2000) Cyclotron effective masses in layered metals. Physical Review B, 62 4: 2416-2423.
Zuo, F, Brooks, JS, McKenzie, RH, Schlueter, JA and Williams, JM (2000) Paramagnetic limiting of the upper critical field of the layered organic superconductor kappa-(BEDT-TTF)(2)Cu(SCN)(2). Physical Review B, 61 1: 750-755.
Phonon anomalies due to strong-electronic correlations in layered organic metals
Merino, J and McKenzie, RH (2000) Phonon anomalies due to strong-electronic correlations in layered organic metals. Physical Review B, 62 24: 16442-16445.
McKenzie, R. H. and Moses, P. (2000) Temperature dependence of the interlayer magnetoresistance of quasi-one-dimensional Fermi liquids at the magic angles. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 12 36: 7945-7956.
Transport properties of strongly correlated metals: A dynamical mean-field approach
Merino, J and McKenzie, RH (2000) Transport properties of strongly correlated metals: A dynamical mean-field approach. Physical Review B, 61 12: 7996-8008.
Moses, P and McKenzie, RH (1999) Comparison of coherent and weakly incoherent transport models for the interlayer magnetoresistance of layered Fermi liquids. Physical Review B, 60 11: 7998-8011.
Effect of disorder on quantum phase transitions in anisotropic XY spin chains in a transverse field
Bunder, JE and McKenzie, RH (1999) Effect of disorder on quantum phase transitions in anisotropic XY spin chains in a transverse field. Physical Review B, 60 1: 344-358.
Periodic orbit resonances in layered metals in tilted magnetic fields
McKenzie, RH and Moses, P (1999) Periodic orbit resonances in layered metals in tilted magnetic fields. Physical Review B, 60 16: R11241-R11244.
Zheng, WH, McKenzie, RH and Singh, RRP (1999) Phase diagram for a class of spin-1/2 Heisenberg models interpolating between the square-lattice, the triangular-lattice, and the linear-chain limits. Physical Review B, 59 22: 14367-14375.
Phase diagram of a Heisenberg spin-Peierls model with quantum phonons
Bursill, RJ, McKenzie, RH and Hamer, CJ (1999) Phase diagram of a Heisenberg spin-Peierls model with quantum phonons. Physical Review Letters, 83 2: 408-411.
Quantum oscillations in quasi-one-dimensional metals with spin-density-wave ground states
Brooks, JS, OBrien, J, Starrett, RP, Clark, RG, McKenzie, RH, Han, SY, Qualls, JS, Takasaki, S, Yamada, J, Anzai, H, Mielke, CH and Montgomery, LK (1999) Quantum oscillations in quasi-one-dimensional metals with spin-density-wave ground states. Physical Review B, 59 4: 2604-2608.
The Heisenberg antiferromagnet on an anisotropic triangular lattice: linear spin-wave theory
Merino, J, McKenzie, RH, Marston, JB and Chung, CH (1999) The Heisenberg antiferromagnet on an anisotropic triangular lattice: linear spin-wave theory. Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 11 14: 2965-2975.
McKenzie, RH and Moses, P (1998) Incoherent interlayer transport and angular-dependent magnetoresistance oscillations in layered metals. Physical Review Letters, 81 20: 4492-4495.
Phase diagram of the one-dimensional Holstein model of spinless fermions
Bursill, RJ, McKenzie, RH and Hamer, CJ (1998) Phase diagram of the one-dimensional Holstein model of spinless fermions. Physical Review Letters, 80 25: 5607-5610.
Campbell, IA, Hammann, J, Kawamura, H, McKenzie, RH, Nordblad, P, Orbach, R and Takayama, H (1998) Spin-glass dynamics. Journal of Magnetism And Magnetic Materials, 177 : 63-66.
Violation of Kohler's rule by the magnetoresistance of a quasi-two-dimensional organic metal
McKenzie, RH, Qualls, JS, Han, SY and Brooks, JS (1998) Violation of Kohler's rule by the magnetoresistance of a quasi-two-dimensional organic metal. Physical Review B, 57 19: 11854-11857.
Dunford, RB, Mitchell, EE, Clark, RG, Stadnik, VA, Fang, FF, Newbury, R, McKenzie, RH, Starrett, RP, Wang, PJ and Meyerson, BS (1997) A low-temperature insulating phase at v=1.5 for 2D holes in high-mobility SiSi1-xGex heterostructures with Landau level degeneracy. Journal of Physics-condensed Matter, 9 7: 1565-1574.
Condensed matter physics - Similarities between organic and cuprate superconductors
McKenzie, RH (1997) Condensed matter physics - Similarities between organic and cuprate superconductors. Science, 278 5339: 820-821.
Exact results for quantum phase transitions in random XY spin chains
McKenzie, RH (1996) Exact results for quantum phase transitions in random XY spin chains. Physical Review Letters, 77 23: 4804-4807.
Non-Fermi-liquid behavior due to short-range order
McKenzie, RH and Scarratt, D (1996) Non-Fermi-liquid behavior due to short-range order. Physical Review B, 54 18: 12709-12712.
McKenzie, RH, Athas, GJ, Brooks, JS, Clark, RG, Dzurak, AS, Newbury, R, Starrett, RP, Skougarevsky, A, Tokumoto, M, Kinoshita, N, Kinoshita, T and Tanaka, Y (1996) Magnetoresistance and magnetic breakdown in the quasi-two-dimensional conductors (BEDT-TTF)(2)MHg(SCN)(4)[M=K,Rb,Tl]. Physical Review B, 54 12: R8289-R8292.
Magneto-oscillations in the high-magnetic-field state of (TMTSF)(2)ClO4
Brooks, JS, Clark, RG, McKenzie, RH, Newbury, R, Starrett, RP, Skougarevsky, AV, Tokumoto, M, Takasaki, S, Yamada, J, Anzai, H and Uji, S (1996) Magneto-oscillations in the high-magnetic-field state of (TMTSF)(2)ClO4. Physical Review B, 53 21: 14406-14410.
Quantum Monte Carlo study of the one-dimensional Holstein model of spinless fermions
McKenzie, RH, Hamer, CJ and Murray, DW (1996) Quantum Monte Carlo study of the one-dimensional Holstein model of spinless fermions. Physical Review B, 53 15: 9676-9687.
Brooks, JS, Clark, RG, Starrett, RP, Newbury, R, McKenzie, RH, Skougarevsky, AV, Tokumoto, M, Kinoshita, N, Kinoshita, T, Tanaka, Y, Anzai, H, Takasaki, S, Yamada, J, Kartsovnik, MV, Schegolev, AI, Athas, GJ and Sandhu, P (1996) Applications of pulsed magnetic fields and low temperatures to low-dimensional (organic) conductor physics. Physica B, 216 3-4: 380-383.
Dunford, RB, Newbury, R, Stadnik, VA, Fang, FF, Clark, RG, McKenzie, RH, Starrett, RP, Mitchell, EE, Wang, PJ, Chu, JO, Ismail, KE and Meyerson, BS (1996) Low temperature magnetotransport of 2D electron and hole systems in high-mobility Si-Si1-xGex heteroctructures. Surface Science, 361 1-3: 550-555.
Magneto-oscillations and field-induced phase transitions in organic conductors
McKenzie, RH, Brooks, JS, Clark, RG, Newbury, R, Starrett, RP, Skougarevsky, A, Lewis, RA, Takasaki, S, Yamada, J, Anzai, H, Tanaka, Y, Kinoshita, T, Kinoshita, N, Tokumoto, M and Kushch, ND (1996) Magneto-oscillations and field-induced phase transitions in organic conductors. Surface Science, 361 1-3: 901-904.
Microscopic theory of the pseudogap and Peierls transition in quasi-one-dimensional materials
McKenzie, RH (1995) Microscopic theory of the pseudogap and Peierls transition in quasi-one-dimensional materials. Physical Review B, 52 23: 16428-16442.
Degiorgi, L, Stthieme, Alavi, B, Gruner, G, McKenzie, RH, Kim, K and Levy, F (1995) Fluctuation Effects in Quasi-One-Dimensional Conductors - Optical Probing of Thermal Lattice Fluctuations. Physical Review B, 52 8: 5603-5610.
McKenzie, RH (1995) Destruction of Density-Wave States by a Pseudogap in High Magnetic-Fields - Application to (Tmtsf)(2)Clo4. Physical Review Letters, 74 25: 5140-5143.
Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Phase-Transitions in Quasi-One-Dimensional Systems
McKenzie, RH (1995) Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Phase-Transitions in Quasi-One-Dimensional Systems. Physical Review B, 51 10: 6249-6260.
Optical Probing of Thermal Lattice Fluctuations in Charge-Density-Wave Condensates
Degiorgi, L, Gruner, G, Kim, K, McKenzie, RH and Wachter, P (1994) Optical Probing of Thermal Lattice Fluctuations in Charge-Density-Wave Condensates. Physical Review B, 49 20: 14754-14757.
Universal Subgap Optical Conductivity in Quasi-One-Dimensional Peierls Systems
Kim, K, McKenzie, RH and Wilkins, JW (1993) Universal Subgap Optical Conductivity in Quasi-One-Dimensional Peierls Systems. Physical Review Letters, 71 24: 4015-4018.
Long, FH, Love, SP, Swanson, BI and McKenzie, RH (1993) Evidence for Modification of the Electronic Density-of-States by Zero-Point Lattice Motion in One-Dimension - Luminescence and Resonance Raman Studies of An Mx Solid. Physical Review Letters, 71 5: 762-765.
Lattice Fluctuations and Disorder in Quasi-One-Dimensional Materials
McKenzie, RH and Wilkins, JW (1993) Lattice Fluctuations and Disorder in Quasi-One-Dimensional Materials. Synthetic Metals, 57 2-3: 4296-4301.
Comment On the Coupling of Zero Sound to the J = 1-Modes of (He-B)-He-3
McKenzie, RH and Sauls, JA (1993) Comment On the Coupling of Zero Sound to the J = 1-Modes of (He-B)-He-3. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 90 5-6: 337-341.
Effect of Lattice Zero-Point Motion On Electronic-Properties of the Peierls-Frohlich State
McKenzie, RH and Wilkins, JW (1992) Effect of Lattice Zero-Point Motion On Electronic-Properties of the Peierls-Frohlich State. Physical Review Letters, 69 7: 1085-1088.
Observation of Dispersion in the J=2+ Collective Modes of He-3-B by Nonlinear Acoustic Spectroscopy
Manninen, AJ, Alles, H, Babkin, AV, Pekola, JP and McKenzie, RH (1992) Observation of Dispersion in the J=2+ Collective Modes of He-3-B by Nonlinear Acoustic Spectroscopy. Physical Review Letters, 68 25: 3725-3728.
Nonlinear Acoustic Effects in Superfluid He-3-B
McKenzie, RH and Sauls, JA (1992) Nonlinear Acoustic Effects in Superfluid He-3-B. Physica B, 178 1-4: 219-237.
2-Phonon Absorption by the Real Squashing Mode in Superfluid He-3-B
Torizuka, K, Pekola, JP, Manninen, AJ, Kyynarainen, JM and McKenzie, RH (1991) 2-Phonon Absorption by the Real Squashing Mode in Superfluid He-3-B. Physical Review Letters, 66 24: 3152-3155.
Photoluminescence Spectra of Conjugated Polymers with Nondegenerate Ground-State
McKenzie, RH and Wilkins, JW (1991) Photoluminescence Spectra of Conjugated Polymers with Nondegenerate Ground-State. Synthetic Metals, 43 3: 3615-3618.
Parametric-Excitation of the J=2+ Modes by Zero Sound in Superfluid He-3-B
Sauls, JA and McKenzie, RH (1991) Parametric-Excitation of the J=2+ Modes by Zero Sound in Superfluid He-3-B. Physica B, 169 1-4: 170-176.
Acoustic Order Parameter 3-Wave Resonance in Superfluid He-3-B
McKenzie, RH and Sauls, JA (1989) Acoustic Order Parameter 3-Wave Resonance in Superfluid He-3-B. Europhysics Letters, 9 5: 459-464.
Electron transfer, biological phonon condensates, and the "Quantum Consciousness" hypothesis
McKemmish, Laura K., Reimers, Jeffrey R., McKenzie, Ross H., Marks, Alan E. and Hush, Noel S. (2013). Electron transfer, biological phonon condensates, and the "Quantum Consciousness" hypothesis. In: , Abstracts - 245th National Meeting of the American ChemicalSociety (ACS). 245th National Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), New Orleans, LA United States, (). 7 - 11 April 2013.
Generic strange-metal behaviour of overdoped cuprates
Hussey, N. E., Gordon-Moys, H., Kokalj, J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2013). Generic strange-metal behaviour of overdoped cuprates. In: , Proceedings: 10th International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity (M2S-X). 10th International Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity, M2S 2012, Washington, DC, (). 29 July - 3 August 2012.
Quantum Decoherence of Electronic Excitations of a Biomolecule due to Solvent Interactions
Gilmore, J. and McKenzie, R. H. (2004). Quantum Decoherence of Electronic Excitations of a Biomolecule due to Solvent Interactions. In: , Biophysical Journal: 48th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. 48th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, Baltimore, MD, (604A-604A). 14-18 Feb 2004.
Entanglement and Bifurcations in Jahn-Teller Models
Hines, Andrew P., Dawson, Christopher M., McKenzie, Ross H. and Milburn, G. J. (2004) Entanglement and Bifurcations in Jahn-Teller Models.
Fast Simulation Of A Quantum Phase Transition In An Ion-Trap Realisable Unitary Map
Barjaktarevic, J. P., Milburn, G. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2004) Fast Simulation Of A Quantum Phase Transition In An Ion-Trap Realisable Unitary Map.
Quantum Entanglement and Fixed-Point Bifurcations
Hines, Andrew P., Milburn, G. J. and McKenzie, Ross H. (2003) Quantum Entanglement and Fixed-Point Bifurcations.
Quantum many-body theory of complex materials
(2012–2015) Vice-Chancellor's Senior Research Fellowship
Simple models for hydrogen bonding
(2012–2013) Australian Academy of Science
Interlayer magnetoresistance of strongly correlated electron materials
(2009–2012) ARC Discovery Projects
Modelling quantum dynamics of electronic excited states in complex molecular materials
(2007–2012) ARC Discovery Projects
Quantum coherence of electronic transport in layered magnetoresistive materials
(2006–2009) ARC Discovery Projects
Quantum states of matter: from spin liquids to superconductors
(2005–2008) ARC Discovery Projects
Development of condensed matter theory
(2004–2007) Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
(2004–2007) ARC Linkage International
Algebraic approach to exactly soluble models for disordered systems
(2003–2006) ARC Discovery Projects
Quantum Many-Body Systems Network: Breakthrough Science and Frontier Technologies
(2003–2004) ARC Seed Funding for Research Networks
Interplay of superconductivity and magnetism in layered molecular crystals
(2001–2004) ARC Discovery Projects
(2000–2003) ARC Australian Research Council (Large grants)
Strongly correlated electron models for superconducting molecular crystals
(2000–2001) ARC Australian Research Council (Large grants)
Theory of organic conductors in high magnetic fields
(2000) ARC Australian Research Council (Large grants)
The Nitrogen Vacancy Centre in Diamond: Temperature Dependence and Saturation Dynamics
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Strong electronic correlations in cerium oxides
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Low energy effective Hamiltonians for strongly-correlated organic metals
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Effective Models for the Photophysical Properties of Organometallic Complexes
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Exploring the structure-property relationships in eumelanin
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The spectroscopic properties of melanin
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QUANTUM DYNAMICS OF ELECTRONIC EXCITATIONS IN BIOLOGICAL CHROMOPHORES: MODELS FOR THE INFLUENCE OF THE PROTEIN AND SOLVENT ENVIRONMENT
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