Programme of

York-Tohoku-Kaiserslautern Research Symposium on

"New Concept Spintronics Devices"

York Tohoku Kaiserslautern

An updated Timetabletimetable, Programmeprogramme and Abstractsabstracts can be found as of 05 June.

Day 1 (Wednesday, 12 June)

07:45 / 08:00

Departure from Holiday Inn York City Centre / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation for the guests staying at these Hotels and nearby.)

 

08:15

Registration

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

08:30

Opening Remarks

Each talk will consist of 5 min.

Prof. Brian Fulton (Dean of Faculty for the Sciences, University of York)

Prof. Kevin O'Grady (UK Principal Investigator, University of York)

Prof. Burkard Hillebrands (German Principal Investigator, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)

Prof. Masafumi Shirai (Japanese Principal Investigator, Tohoku University)

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Atsufumi Hirohata

08:50

Session 1:
Spintronic Junctions

Each talk will consist of 25 min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Masafumi Shirai (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Computational mining of quaternary Heusler alloys possessing high spin polarization and high Curie temperature"

Prof. Günter Reiss (Department of Physics, University of Bielefeld)
"Thermal properties of magnetic tunnel junctions"

Dr Keith McKenna (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Structure and properties of extended defects in spintronic materials through first principles calculations and electron microscopy"

Dr Vincent Baltz (Spintec)
"Different aspects around the topic of antiferromagnetic spintronics"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Atsufumi Hirohata

10:50

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:10

Session 2:
Magnonics and Spin Dynamics

Each talk will consist of 25 min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Burkard Hillebrands (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Magnonics with macroscopic quantum states"

Prof. Yoshinobu Nakatani (Department of Communication Engineering and Informatics, University of Electro-Communications)
"Reducing the switching current with an antiferromagnetic coupling structure in nanomagnets with perpendicular anisotropy"

Prof. Georg von Freymann (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Light induced optics for spin-waves"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Evangelos Papaioannou

12:40

Lunch and Poster

Room: P/T 005 & 006

14:00

Session 3:
Spin Caloritronics and Manipulation

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Eiji Saitoh (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University & Department of Applied Physics, University of Tokyo)
"Spin current in quantum spin liquids and superconductions"

Prof. Matthias Kläui (Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz)
"Topological spin dynamics in ferro- and antiferromagnets"

*Dr Joseph Barker (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds)
"Quantum thermodynamics of yttrium iron garnet"

*Prof. Evangelos Papaioannou (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Revealing the coupling mechanism of plasmonic and magneto-optically induced near-Fields in Bi:YIG/Au nanostructures"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Hiroaki Sukegawa

15:40

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

16:00

Session 4:
Spin Random Access Memory

Each talk will consist of 25 min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Hideo Ohno (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"tba"

Prof. Bernard Diény (Spintec)
"Perpendicular shape anisotropy STT-MRAM: A route towards sub-10nm STT-MRAM scaling"

Prof. Andrew Kent (New York University)
"Spin-transfer switching and magnetic interactions in perpendicular magnetic tunnel junctions nanopillars"

Dr Johan Swerts (IMEC)
"Material and integration challenges of magnetic tunnel junctions in advanced spintronic applications"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Keith McKenna

18:10

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / Holiday Inn York City Centre

(Bus transportation for the guests staying at these Hotels and nearby.)

 

18:30 / 40 / 50

Departure from Holiday Inn York City Centre / University Library bus stop (for those staying at the Franklin House) / York Pavilion Hotel for Symposium Dinner

(Bus transportation for speakers and invited guests only.)

 

19:15

Symposium Dinner

N.B. Speakers and invited guests only.

St. Vincent Arms

22:00

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / University Library bus stop (for those staying at the Franklin House) / Holiday Inn York City Centre

(Bus transportation for speakers and invited guests only.)

 


Day 2 (Thursday, 13 June)

08:15 / 30

Departure from Holiday Inn York City Centre / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation for the guests staying at these Hotels and nearby.)

 

08:45

Registration

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

09:00

Session 5:
Magnetic Skyrmions

Each talk will consist of 25 min. and 5 min. discussion.

Dr Axel Hoffmann (Argonne National Laboratory)
"Spin current generation, detection, and transport with antiferromagnets"

Prof. Stephen McVitie (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow)
"Lorentz microscopy study of hybrid walls and skyrmion nucleation in multilayer materials"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Gonzalo Vallejo-Fernandez

10:00

MOU Ceremony

Each talk will consist of 10 min.

Prof. Saul Tendler (Acting Vice-Chancellor, University of York)

Prof. Hideo Ohno (President, Tohoku University)

Prof. Nobuo Ueno (Director, JSPS London)

Dr John Hand (Lead of Physical Sciences, EPSRC)

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Kevin O'Grady

10:40

Photograph

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

10:50

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:10

Session 6:
Material Development for Spintronic Devices

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Koki Takanashi (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"Spin-caloritronics in ordered-alloy thin films"

Prof. Atsufumi Hirohata (Department of Electronic Engineering, University of York)
"Spintronic devices: From materials development to characterisation"

*Dr Hiroaki Sukegawa (Magnetic Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science)
"Significant TMR oscillation effect in magnetic tunnel junctions with a MgAl2O4 barrier"

*Dr Andrew Pratt (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Effect of surface anisotropy on magnetic domain formation at the surface of Fe3O4(001)"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Takahide Kubota

12:50

Lunch and Poster

Room: P/T 005 & 006

14:00

JSPS Presentation

Ms Asami Matsumura (JSPS London)

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Masafumi Shirai

14:20

Session 7:
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Takuya Satoh (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Magnon and phonon-polariton excitations in multiferroic BiFeO3"

Dr Libor Šmejkal (Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Science)
"Topological antiferromagnetic spintronics: crystal Hall antiferromagnets"

*Dr Weichao Yu (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"A theoretical proposal of an in-memory spin-wave logic gate for all Boolean operations"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Masafumi Shirai

15:40

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

16:00

Session 8:
2D Spin Devices and Topological Effects

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Dr Aires Ferreira (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Gate-tunable charge-to-spin interconversion in atomically-thin van der Waals heterostructures at room temperature"

*Dr Justin Llandro (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Size dependence of the influence of edge effects in nanoscale perpendicular-anisotropy magnetic tunnel junctions"

Prof. Christopher Marrows (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds)
"Skyrmions in chiral magnetic multilayers"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Shigemi Mizukami

18:00

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / Holiday Inn York City Centre

(Bus transportation for the guests staying at these Hotels and nearby.)

 

18:20 / 30 / 40

Departure from Holiday Inn York City Centre / University Library bus stop (for those staying at the Franklin House) / York Pavilion Hotel for Informal Dinner

(Bus transportation for booked guests only.)

 

19:00

Informal Dinner

N.B. Booked guests only.

Loch Fyne

22:00

Return to University Library bus stop (for those staying at the Franklin House) / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation for booked guests only.)

 


Day 3 (Friday, 14 June)

08:15 / 30

Departure from Holiday Inn York City Centre / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation for the guests staying at these Hotels and nearby.)

 

08:45

Registration

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

09:00

Session 9:
Heusler-Alloy Devices

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Shigemi Mizukami (WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"Magnetic tunnel junction with a manganese nano-layer"

*Dr Robert Carpenter (IMEC)
"Enabling BEOL compatibility in top-pinned STT-MRAM"

*Dr Takahide Kubota (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"Mn-based perpendicularly magnetized films with Cu2Sb-type crystal structure"

Prof. Markus Meinert (Department of Physics, University of Bielefeld)
"tba"

Dr Masahito Tsujikawa (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Voltage-controlled magnetic anisotropy on Ir doped Co-based Heusler alloys"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Mikihiko Oogane

11:00

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:30

Session 10:
Spin-Torque Devices

Each talk will consist of 25 (*15) min. and 5 min. discussion.

Prof. Thomas Thomson (School of Computer Science, University of Manchester/a>)
"Temperature-dependent studies of coupled Fe55Pt45/Fe49Rh51 thin films and patterned elements"

*Dr Samik DuttaGupta (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Spin Hall magnetoresistance in antiferromagnet/nonmagnet metallic structures"

*Dr Chaoliang Zhang (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Efficient control of magnetization utilizing spin-orbit torque and spin-transfer torque"

Prof. Mikihiko Oogane (Department of Applied Physics, Tohoku University)
"Development high-sensitive magnetic tunnel junction based sensors"

Room: P/X 001

Chair: Andrew Pratt

13:15

Departure to York Railway Station

Bus transportation for all participants.
Train timetables can be found here.)

 

14:00

Laboratory Visits and Discussion

To be arranged upon requests.