ISIS seminars 2012
11 Jan 2012




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


Tuesday 28 February 2012

Dr Joachim Dzubiella- Humholdt University of Berlin

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


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


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)


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


Tuesday 11 September 2012

David J Singh- Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Superconductivity near magnetism
Tuesday 21 September 2012 Prof Walter Kohn - Professor Emeritus at the University of California Talk and discussion: “Electronic Near-sightedness and Density Functional Theory”
Tuesday 21 September 2012 Prof 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"


Tuesday 2 October 2012

Prof John Hannah- University of Bristol

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


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 2012 Prof Angelos Michaelides- University College London

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


Friday 18 December 2012

Dr. Gerry H. Lander- Grenoble, France

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