ISIS 2010 seminars
27 Jan 2010



Current seminars




Tuesday 19 January 2010

Prof. Pierre Toledano -  Univ. de Picardie, Amiens, France Landau approach to phase transitions: rigorous results

Tuesday 26 January 2010

Dr Ilya Eremin - Max-Planck-Institut

Superconductivity and metallic spin density wave in iron-based superconductors
Thursday 28 January 2010 Prof. Pierre Toledano -  Univ. de Picardie, Amiens, France  Landau theory of multiferroic materials



Tuesday 9 February 2010

Dr. Christoph Salzmann - University of Oxford

Ice XV and other forms of solid water

Tuesday 16 February 2010

Feliciano Giustino - University of Oxford

Electron-phonon interaction in copper oxides and iron pnictides

Tuesday 23 February 2010

Dr Kostya Trachenko - Queen Mary University of London  

Understanding liquids and glass transition on the basis of elastic waves



Tuesday 2 March 2010

Dr Matthew Krzystyniak - University of Oxford

Neutron Compton scattering as a probe of proton micro-dynamics in condensed matter systems and molecules

Tuesday 9 March 2010

Dr Moritz Hoesch - Diamond Light Source

Giant Kohn Anomaly and the phase transition in charge-density-wave ZrTe_3

Tuesday 16 March 2010 Dr Donna C. Arnold - University of Kent Perovskite and Perovskite Related Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Materials

Tuesday 30 March 2010

Dr Natalie Malikova - Laboratoire Leon Brillouin

Title TBA



Tuesday 11 May 2010

Prof. Nicola Marzari  - University of Oxford

Characterizing complex materials from first-principles

Tuesday 25 May 2010 Roger Pynn
- Indiana University
Some Recent Progress with Spin Echo Scattering Angle Measurement



Tuesday 8 June 2010

Dr Tomaso Aste - University of Kent

Insights into disorder

Tuesday 29 June 2010
Dr Natalie Malikova -
Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (CEA-CNRS), France
Microscopic water dynamics under hard and soft confinement

Tuesday 6 July 2010 Evgenyi Shalaev - Groton Laboratories, USA Water relationships in solid pharmaceuticals - from small molecules to biological systems
Friday 9 July 2010 Various Speakers Various
Tuesday 13 July 2010 Brahim Elouadi - Universite de la Rochelle, France Correlation between the composition and ferroelectric phase transitions in Lithium niobate and related non stoichioemtric compounds
Thursday 15 July 2010 Gabriel Kotliar - Rutgers University Towards an ab-initio theory of correlated materials. The challenge of the iron pnictides
Tuesday 20 July 2010 Paola Verrucchi - Istituto dei Sistemi Complessi, FIRENZE I Optimal dynamics for quantum-state and entanglement transfer through homogeneous quantum wires
Thursday 22 July 2010 Senthil Todadri - Massachusetts Institue of Technology Quantum spin liquids and the Mott transition
Thursday 22 July 2010 Jason Ho - Ohio State University Quantum Simulation with Cold Atoms: Challenges and Opportunities
Thursday 30 July 2010 Alexei Tsvelik - Brookhaven National Laboratory TBA


Tuesday 10 August 2010 Dr Crispin Barnes - Cambridge Experimental and theoretical analysis of magnetic moment enhancement in oxygen-deficient EuO


Tuesday 14 September 2010 Shinji Kohara - Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute

High-energy x-ray diffraction studies of disordered materials at SPring8


Thursday 7 October 2010 Prof Eberhard Engel - J.W.Goethe-Universitaet, Frankfurt

Insulating Ground States of Transition-Metal Monoxides from Exact Exchange

Thursday 14 October 2010 Professor Michel Gingras - University of Waterloo and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Open Problems in the Physics of Rare Earth Magnetic Pyrochlore Oxides


Tuesday 2 November 2010 Prof. Pierre Toledano - Univ. de Picardie, Amiens, France

Theory of the amorphous solid state

Tuesday 9 November 2010 Prof. Pierre Toledano - Univ. de Picardie, Amiens, France Symmetry replication in liquid crystals, superconductors and multiferroics