2008 Seminars

Seminars held in 2008

December
Tuesday 9 DecemberDr. Mathias Doerr - TU Dresden, Germany

Investigations of magnetostriction of solids in high magnetic fields - an overview

 

November
Tuesday 2 DecemberDon Fleming - TRIUMFNovel Isotope Effects in Chemical Reactivity: recent uSR studies of the Mu+H2*(v=1) reaction and of heavy hydrogen, the 4Heu +H2 reaction
Tuesday 25 November
Andrew Boothroyd - University of OxfordSpin excitations in the pnictides
Tuesday 18 NovemberAli Alavi -  Cambridge

³Electron correlation from path resummations²

Tuesday 11 NovemberValentina Venuti - University of MessinaNon-invasive analysis of ancient potteries from Sicily (Southern Italy) using neutrons and synchrotron radiation
Tuesday 4 NovemberIain McKenzie - ISISμSRSpectroscopy of Spin Labels in Soft Matter

 

October
Tuesday 28 OctoberMarkus Eisenbach - ORNLNon collinear magnetism in alloys
Tuesday 14 OctoberDimitri N. Argyriou - HMI, BerlinStrong Spin-Lattice Coupling in Layered FeAs Compounds
Tuesday 7 OctoberFrancisco-José Pérez-Reche - University of CambridgeCriticality in martensites

 

September
Tuesday 30 SeptemberClaudio Castelnovo - University of OxfordMagnetic monopoles in spin ice
Tuesday 23 SeptemberJohn Thomason - ISISAccelerator Upgrades to ISIS: TS-2 and Beyond...
Tuesday 16 SeptemberShu Yan Zhang - ISISStress analysis of engineering components using X-rays and neutrons
Friday 5 SeptemberSang-Wook Cheong - Rutgers Center for Emergent MaterialsOverview on Multiferroics
Tuesday 2 SeptemberDr. Kui Ming Chui - Image Enhancement Technology Ltd

A de-convolution technique used for Non-destructive Testing in X-ray & Computed Tomography

 

July
Tuesday 29 JulySarah Rogers - ISIS

Nanoparticles and Small-Angle Scattering

Wednesday 23 JulyMichael J. Gillan - Materials Simulation Laboratory & London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCLPhase diagrams of the transition metals at megabar pressures
Tuesday 15 JulyBoyan Bonev - Nottingham

Membrane-disrupting antibiotics and toxins: mechanisms and targets

Thursday 10 JulyDr Siegfried Glenzer - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

X-Ray Thomson Scattering for Dense Matter Experiments on NIF

Wednesday 9 JulyAndreas Michels - University of Saarland

Magnetic interactions in nanocrystalline bulk ferromagnets: a neutron-scattering study

Tuesday 1 JulyFrançois Fillaux - CRNS

Macroscopic Quantum Entanglement Of Protons In The Crystal Of KHCO3: Neutron Scattering Studies and Theory

 

June
Tuesday 24 JuneTatiana Guidi - ISISQuantum effects in the spin dynamics of molecular nanomagnets probed by inelastic neutron scattering
Tuesday 17 JuneScott Kroeker - University of CambridgePhase Separation in Model Nuclear Waste Glasses: High-Temperature NMR Studies
Wednesday 11 JuneDr Nicole Helbig (European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility) and Dr N. Lathiotakis (NHRF, Greece)

1st order Reduced Density Matrix Functional Theory: predicting electronic correlation

Tuesday 10 JuneStephen Dugdale - Bristol

Probing the Fermi surface with positrons

Tuesday 3 JuneLaurent Chapon - ISISMultiferroicity in RMn2O5 (R=rare earth, Bi) systems probed by Neutron and X-ray Scattering

 

May
Tuesday 27 MayOscar Moze - Universita di Modena e Reggio EmiliaFrom single molecule magnetism to long range ferromagnetism in a giant spin molecular magnet
Wednesday 21 MayMark Dadmun - University of Tennessee & Oak Ridge National LaboratoryUsing Reflectivity and SANS to Probe the Dynamics, Thermodynamics, and Structure of Natural and Synthetic Polymers
Tuesday 13 MayLaura Bartoli - ISIS and CNR

Exploiting the technology of the present to unveil the technology of the past

Tuesday 6 MayAmir P. Murani - ILLMagnetic Neutron Scattering at Epithermal Neutron Energies

 

April
Tuesday 22 AprilMaciek Krzystyniak - ISISZeno effect for compton scattering from protons in condensed media
Tuesday 15 AprilDebdulal Roy - NPL

Raman spectroscopy with nanometer-scale spatial resolution

Tuesday 8 AprilRichard Palmer - University of Birmingham

Organising atoms, clusters and proteins on surfaces

 

March
Tuesday 11 MarchRichard Bailey - Luminescence Dating Laboratories, University of OxfordMeasuring geological time with quartz luminescence and its application in global environmental change and human evolution research
Tuesday 4 MarchAntonio Fernández - Santiago de CompostelaDouble proton transfer at low temperatures: the quest for the "best" tunneling path

 

February
Tuesday 19 FebruaryHartmut Zabel - Bochum UniversityMagnetic nanostructure investigations by MOKE, XRMS and PNR
Tuesday 12 FebruaryJon Goff - Royal Holloway, University of LondonSpin Correlations in the Paramagnetic Phase of Quantum Magnets
Tuesday 5 FebruaryDr. Andreas Borgschulte - Empa - Materials Science & Technology, Dübendorf, SwitzerlandRaman spectroscopy to probe Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange reactions in sodium alanate

 

January
Thursday 31 JanuaryLuigi Amico - University of Catania and Complutense University of MadridEntanglement in many body systems
Tuesday 29 JanuaryGiuliano Zanchetta - University of MilanoEnd-to-End Stacking and Liquid Crystal Condensation of Nanosized DNA Duplexes
Tuesday 22 January
Balazs Gyorffy - H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory and Technical University of ViennaCurrent induced switching’ and ‘intrinsic spin-Hall effects’ inSPIN-ORBIT coupled systems
Tuesday 15 JanuaryVictoria García Sakai - ISIS FacilityThe effect of environment on the dynamics of macromolecules as probed by QENS
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