Recent Publications (2005-2017):

Supported by NSERC

**2017**

**Klein tunnelling in the alpha-T3 model**

E. Illes and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***95**, 235432 (2017), 8 pages, [pdf]**Spectroscopic evidence of a new energy scale for superconductivity in H3S**

F. Capitani, B. Langerome, J.-B. Brubach, P. Roy, A. Drozdov, M.I. Eremets, E.J. Nicol, J.P. Carbotte, and T. Timusk,

Nature Physics, advance publication online doi:10.1038/nphys4156

arXiv:1612.06732

**2016**

**Analytic Evaluation of Kane fermion magneto-optics in two and three dimensions**

J.D. Malcolm and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***94**, 224305 (2016), 10 pages, [pdf]**Magnetic properties of the alpha-T3 model: magneto-optical conductivity and the Hofstadter butterfly**

E. Illes and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***94**, 125435 (2016), 13 pages, [pdf]**Frequency-dependent polarizability, plasmons, and screening in the 2D pseudospin-1 dice lattice**

J.D. Malcolm and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***93**, 165433 (2016), 7 pages, [pdf]**Optical and transport properties in 3D Dirac and Weyl semimetals**

C.J. Tabert, J.P. Carbotte and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***93**, 085426 (2016), 18 pages, [pdf]

**2015**

**Hall quantization and optical conductivity evolution with variable Berry phase in alpha-T3 model**

E. Illes, J.P. Carbotte and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***92**, 245410 (2015), 9 pages, [pdf]**Magneto-optics of massless Kane fermions: Role of the flat band and unusual Berry phase**

J.D. Malcolm and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***92**, 035118 (2015), 4 pages, [pdf]**Comparison of pressurized sulfur hydride with conventional superconductors**

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. B***91**, 220507(R) (2015), 4 pages, [pdf]**Magnetic properties of Dirac fermions in a buckled honeycomb lattice**

C.J. Tabert, J.P. Carbotte and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***91**, 035423 (2015), 15 pages, [pdf]

**2014**

**Magneto-optics of general pseudospin-s two-dimensional Dirac-Weyl fermions**

J.D. Malcolm and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***90**, 035405 (2014), 14 pages, [pdf]**Dynamical polarization, plasmons and screening in silicene and other buckled honeycomb lattices**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***89**, 195410 (2014), 9 pages, [pdf]

Selected as an Editor's Suggestion

**2013**

**Magneto-optical conductivity of silicene and other buckled honeycomb lattices**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***88**, 085434 (2013), 10 pages, [pdf]**AC/DC spin and valley Hall effects in silicene and germanene**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***87**, 235426 (2013), 7 pages, [pdf]**Valley-spin polarization in the magneto-optical response of silicene and other similar 2D crystals**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. Lett.***110**, 197402 (2013), 5 pages, [pdf]**Optical conductivity of twisted bilayer graphene**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***87**, 121402(R) (2013), 5 pages, [pdf]

**2012**

**Optical signatures of the tunable band gap and valley-spin coupling in silicene**

L. Stille, C.J. Tabert, and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***86**, 195405 (2012), 10 pages, [pdf]**Dynamical conductivity of AA-stacked bilayer graphene**

C.J. Tabert and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***86**, 075439 (2012), 12 pages, [pdf]**Emergence of plasmaronic structure in the near field optical response of graphene**

J.P. Carbotte, J.P.F. LeBlanc, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***85**, 201411(R) (2012), 5 pages, [pdf]**Magneto-optical conductivity in graphene including electron-phonon coupling**

A. Pound, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***85**, 125422 (2012), 22 pages, [pdf]

**2011**

**Effect of electron-phonon coupling on energy and density of states renormalizations of dynamically screened graphene**

J.P.F. LeBlanc, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***84**, 165448 (2011), 11 pages, [pdf]**Electron pockets and pseudogap Dirac point in underdoped cuprate superconductors**

K.A.G. Fisher, E.J. Nicol, and J. P. Carbotte,*Europhys. Lett.***95**, 47008 (2011), 6 pages, [pdf]**Effects of electron-phonon coupling on Landau levels in graphene**

A. Pound, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***84**, 085125 (2011), 14 pages, [pdf]**Carbon-based superconductors**

E.J. Nicol,*Physics in Canada***67**, 78 (2011), 4 pages**Phonon structures in the electronic density of states of graphene in magnetic field**

A. Pound, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Europhys. Lett.***94**, 57006 (2011), 6 pages, [pdf]**Effects of a particle-hole asymmetric pseudogap on Bogoliubov quasiparticles**

J.P.F. LeBlanc, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***83**, 184506 (2011), 5 pages, [pdf]**Optical properties of the pseudogap state in underdoped cuprates**

A. Pound, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,

*Eur. Phys. J. B***81**, 69 (2011), 9 pages

**2010**

**Specific heat across the superconducting dome in the cuprates**

A.J.H. Borne, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***82**, 094523 (2010), 8 pages, [pdf]**Signature of pseudogap formation in the density of states of underdoped cuprates**

A.J.H. Borne, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***82**, 024521 (2010), 11 pages, [pdf]**Signatures of Fermi surface reconstruction in Raman spectra of underdoped cuprates**

J.P.F. LeBlanc, J. P. Carbotte, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***81**, 064504 (2010), 12 pages, [pdf]**Effect of pseudogap formation on the penetration depth of underdoped high Tc cuprates**

J.P. Carbotte, K.A.G. Fisher, J.P.F. LeBlanc, and E.J. Nicol,*Phys. Rev. B***81**,014522 (2010), 13 pages, [pdf]**Effect of electron-phonon interaction on spectroscopies in graphene**

J.P. Carbotte, E.J. Nicol, S.G. Sharapov,*Phys. Rev. B***81**,045419 (2010), 19 pages, [pdf]

**2009**

**Specific heat of underdoped cuprates: RVB versus Fermi arcs**

J.P.F. LeBlanc, E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***80**, 060505(R) (2009), 4 pages, [pdf]**Phonon spectroscopy through the electronic density of states in graphene**

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***80**, 081415(R) (2009), 4 pages, [pdf]**Non-BCS behavior of optical properties across the cuprate phase diagram**

E. Illes, E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***79**, 100505(R) (2009), 4 pages [pdf]

**2008**

**Signatures of superconducting gap inhomogeneities in optical properties**

J.P.F. LeBlanc, E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***78**, 094513 (2008) [pdf]

Figure selected for PRB webpage Kaleidescope.**The unusual thickness dependence of superconductivity in alpha-MoGe thin films**,

H. Tashiro, J.M. Graybeal, D.B. Tanner, E.J. Nicol, J.P. Carbotte and G.L. Carr,*Phys. Rev. B***78**, 014509 (2008), 6 pages, [pdf]

Selected as an Editor's Suggestion**Optical self-energy of superconducting Pb in the THz region**,

T. Mori, E.J. Nicol, S. Shiizuka, K. Kuniyasu, T. Nojima, N. Toyota and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***77**, 174515 (2008), 6 pages, [pdf]

Selected as an Editor's Suggestion**Optical conductivity of bilayer graphene with and without an asymmetry gap**,

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,*Phys. Rev. B***77**, 155409 (2008), 11 pages, [pdf]

**2007**

**Conductance characteristics between a normal metal and a two-band superconductor carrying a supercurrent**,

V. Lukic and E.J. Nicol,

*Phys. Rev. B***76**, 144508 (2007), 8 pages, [pdf]**High energy scales in the optical self-energy of the cuprate superconductors**,

J. Hwang, E.J. Nicol, T. Timusk, A. Knigavko, and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. Lett.***98**, 207002 (2007), 4 pages, [pdf]**Two-band superconductor-normal metal point contact junction with a transverse current**,

V. Lukic and E.J. Nicol,

*Physica C***460-462**, 1325-1326 (2007)

**2006**

**Effect of gap suppression by the superfluid current on the nonlinear microwave response of d-wave superconductors**,

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. B***73**, 174510 (2006), 7 pages, [pdf]**Nonlinear current response of one- and two-band superconductors**,

E.J. Nicol, J.P. Carbotte and D.J. Scalapino,

*Phys. Rev. B***73**, 014521 (2006) 9 pages, [pdf]

**2005**

**Theory of the critical current in two-band superconductors with application to MgB2**,

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. B***72**, 014520 (2005) 12 pages, [pdf]**Properties of the superconducting state in a two-band model**,

E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. B***71**, 054501 (2005) 18 pages, [pdf]**Optical response for the d-density wave model**,

B. Valenzuela, E.J. Nicol and J.P. Carbotte,

*Phys. Rev. B***71**, 134503 (2005) 13 pages, [pdf]

Supported by NSERC