ISIS seminars 2012

ISIS seminars 2012

January
Tuesday 17 January 2012

Dr Brent Heuser - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hydrogen trapping at dislocations in deformed Pd at low temperature:  Results from SANS, IINS, and DFT
Tuesday 31 January 2012

Dr Serena Corr - University of Kent

Local structure studies of functional metal oxides

 

February
Tuesday 28 February 2012

Dr Joachim Dzubiella - Humholdt University of Berlin

Theoretical and computational approaches to the modelling of (bio) molecular fluids

 

March
Tuesday 13 March 2012

Prof Arno Schindlmayr - University Paderborn, Germany

Electronic excitations in itinerant ferromagnets from first principles
Tuesday 27 March 2012

Prof Pietro Ballone - Queen's University, Belfast

Coarse graining dynamical properties: the excess entropy route

 

April
Thursday 19 April 2012

Dr Javier Almeida - Institute of Theoretical Physics, Ulm, Germany

Optical spectroscopy applied to the new topics of quantum biology (electronic energy transfer in photosynthetic protein-pigment complexes)

 

May
Tuesday 15 May 2012

Dr Ferruccio Renzoni - University College London

Control of atomic motion with ac fields: from the ratchet effect to vibrational mechanics
Tuesday 29 May 2012

Dr Ludovic Jaubert - Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Japan

Spin Iced Dynamics and Spin Liquid Curie Law

  

September
Tuesday 11 September 2012

David J Singh - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Superconductivity near magnetism
Tuesday 21 September 2012Prof Walter Kohn - Professor Emeritus at the University of California Talk and discussion: “Electronic Near-sightedness and Density Functional Theory”
Tuesday 21 September 2012Prof Walter Kohn -- Professor Emeritus at the University of California“Walter Kohn: Reminiscences from life in England just before the Second World War and early career"

 

October
Tuesday 2 October 2012

Prof John Hannah - University of Bristol

Classical holonomy; some physics of round trips
Tuesday 23 October 2012Dr Devashibhai Adroja - ISIS, Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryDisorder-induced new excitations in the spin liquid phase of Li2RuO3 with honeycomb lattice
Friday 26 October 2012Prof Mike Payne - TCM Group, Cavendish LaboratoryPredictive Quantum Mechanical Simulations
Monday 29 October 2012Dr Rachel Evans - Trinity College Dublin, IrelandStructure-Property Correlation in Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Hierarchical Assemblies: A Route to Nanostructured Thin Films and Modulated
Tuesday 30 October 2012Dr Klaus Koepernik - Leibniz Institute for Solid State Materials Research, Dresden, GermanySurface sensitivity: how reliable are photo emission and tunneling scanning probes in Iron pnictide superconductors

 

November
Tuesday 13 November 2012

Fernando Bresme - Imperial College London and Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Interfacial structure of soft interfaces without thermal fluctuations
Tuesday 27 November 2012Prof Angelos Michaelides - University College London

Towards accurate and reliable simulations of physical and chemical processes at surfaces

 

December
Friday 18 December 2012

Dr. Gerry H. Lander - Grenoble, France

Discoveries that changed the world: 1932 – 1942 James Chadwick & Lise Meitner

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