Programme of

York-Tohoku-Kaiserslautern Research Symposium on

"New Concept Spintronics Devices"

York Tohoku Kaiserslautern

Programme
Programme as of 14 June

Programme                               Abstracts
Programme as of 21 June     Abstracts as of 13 June


Day 0 (Tuesday, 20 June)

18:45

Departure from Monkbar Hotel for welcome dinner

(Bus transportation to be arranged for the guests staying at the Hotel.)

 

19:00

Welcome Dinner

N.B. Overseas guests only.                                                            

Pavilion Hotel

22:00

Departure from Monkbar Hotel for Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 


Day 1 (Wednesday, 21 June)

08:00 / 15

Departure from Monkbar Hotel / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged for the guests staying at the Hotel.)

 

08:30

Registration

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

09:00

Opening Remarks

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

Prof. Brian Fulton (Dean of Science, University of York)

Prof. Thomas Krauss (Strategy Champion Technologies for the Future, University of York)

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Gonzalo Vallejo-Fernandez

09:30

Session 1:
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)
"Physics and applications of focused spin-wave beams and caustics"

Dr Stuart Cavill (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Effect of symmetry on strain induced vortex core translation"

Prof. Evangelos Papaioannou (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Efficient spintronic terahertz emitters based on expitaxially grown Fe/Pt bilayers"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Gonzalo Vallejo-Fernandez

11:00

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:30

Session 2:
Magnetic Recording

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

Dr Sameh Hassan (Seagate Technology)
"Technology future of HDD industry"

Prof. Markus Meinert (Department of Physics, University of Bielefeld)
"Exchange Bias with antiferromagnetic MnN"

Dr Andrew Grier (Seagate Technology)
"HDD design for heat assisted magnetic recording"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Keith McKenna

13:00

Lunch and Poster

Room: P/T 005 & 006

14:00

Session 3:
New Materials for Spintronics

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

Prof. Koki Takanashi (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"Advanced spintronic materials based on ordered alloys"

Dr Vlado Lazarov (Department of Physics, University of York)
"tba"

Dr Andrew Pratt (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Effect of molecular orientation on spin transport in hybrid magnetic tunnel junctions"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Seiji Mitani

15:30

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

16:00

Session 4:
Electrically Controlled Magnetisation

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

Prof. Josep Fontcuberta (Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)
"Electric-field controlled metal-insulator transition in half-doped Manganites enhances electroresistance in BaTiO3 ferroelectric tunnel junctions"

Prof. Stefano Sanvito (School of Physics, Trinity College Dublin)
"First principles multi-scale theory for current-driven magnetization dynamics"

Prof. Seiji Mitani (Magnetic Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science)
"Interface perpendicular magnetic anisotropy and its voltage control in Fe-based magnetic heterostructures"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Evangelos Papaioannou

17:30

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / Monkbar Hotel and Stop at York Railway Station

N.B. For all the participants.

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 

18:30 / 45

Departure from York Pavilion Hotel / Monkbar Hotel for Informal Dinner

N.B. Speakers and invited guests only.

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 

19:00

Informal Dinner

N.B. Speakers and invited guests only.

22:00

Return to Monkbar Hotel / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 


Day 2 (Thursday, 22 June)

08:15 / 30

Departure from Monkbar Hotel / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged for the guests staying at the Hotel.)

 

08:45

Registration

Entrance, Exhibition Centre

09:00

Session 5:
Spintronic Memories

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

Prof. Jian-Ping Wang (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota)
"Spintronics: A potential pathway to enable an exponential scaling for beyond-CMOS era"

Prof. Masafumi Shirai (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Enhancement of voltage effect on magnetic anisotropy in ferromagnetic thin films"

Prof. Yoshinobu Nakatani (Department of Communication Engineering and Informatics, University of Electro-Communications)
"Reducing the switching current with a Gilbert damping constant in nanomagnets with perpendicular anisotropy"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Stuart Cavill

10:30

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:00

Session 6:
Antiferromagnetic Spintronics

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

Dr Vincent Baltz (Spintec)
"Spin transport in antiferromagnets"

Prof. Takahiro Moriyama (Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)
"Spin torque and magnetoresistance in antiferromagnets"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Gerrit Bauer

12:00

Lunch and Poster

Room: P/T 005 & 006

14:00

Session 7:
Spin Caloritronics

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

Prof. Günter Reiss (Department of Physics, University of Bielefeld)
"Thermally driven spin currents: spin Seebeck and tunneling magneto Seebeck effect"

Dr Ken-ichi Uchida (Research Center for Magnetic and Spintronic Materials, National Institute for Materials Science)
"Thermographic measurements of spin-caloritronic phenomena (tentative)"

Prof. Hiromi Yuasa (Department of Electronics, Kyushu University)
"Enhancement of spin mixing conductance and utilizing large spin Hall angle in spin Seebeck effect"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Burkard Hillebrands

15:30

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

16:00

Session 8:
Spintronics in Oxides

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

Prof. Gerrit Bauer (Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University)
"Spintronics with magnetic insulators"

Dr Dmytro Bozhko (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Direct observation of dipolar-exchange magnon and phonon spectra in arbitrary magnetized yttrium-iron-garnet films"

Dr Keith McKenna (Department of Physics, University of York)
"Understanding defects in metal oxide materials"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Andrew Pratt

17:30

Introduction to Core-to-Core Projects

Dr David Bowkett (EPSRC)

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Andrew Pratt

17:45

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / Monkbar Hotel

N.B. For all the participants.

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 

18:20 / 35

Departure from Monkbar Hotel / York Pavilion Hotel for Symposium Dinner

N.B. Speakers and invited guests only.

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 

19:00

Symposium Dinner

N.B. Speakers and invited guests only.

St. Vincent Arms

22:00

Return to York Pavilion Hotel / Monkbar Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged.)

 


Day 3 (Friday, 23 June)

08:15 / 30

Departure from Monkbar Hotel / York Pavilion Hotel

(Bus transportation to be arranged for the guests staying at the Hotel.)

 

08:45

Session 9:
MRAM and Beyond

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

Prof. Hideo Ohno (Research Institute of Electrical Communications, Tohoku University)
"Analog spintronics memory"

Dr Johan Swerts (IMEC)
"Perpendicular magnetic tunnel junction stacks with high annealing tolerance for high density memory applications"

Dr Lucian Prejbeanu (Spintec)
"Ultrafast sub-ns MRAM concepts for cache applications"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Atsufumi Hirohata

10:30

Tea and Coffee

Room: P/T 005 & 006

11:00

Session 10:
Spintronic Devices

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

Dr Stuart Holmes (Cambridge Research Laboratory, Toshiba Research Europe)
"Quantum transport in germanium structures"

Prof. Benjamin Stadtmüller (Department of Physics, Technical University of Kaiserslautern)
"Tracing optically induced spin currents in magnetic films and bilayer structures using CMOKE"

Dr Damien McGrouther (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow)
"Progress towards nanosecond time-resolved Lorentz TEM imaging of magnetic systems"

Prof. Atsufumi Hirohata (Department of Electronics, University of York)
"Fabrication and characterisation of lateral and vertical spintronic devices"

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Koki Takanashi

13:00

Final Remarks

Prof. Hideo Ohno (Japanese Principal Investigator, Tohoku University)

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

Room: P/L 002

Chair: Kevin O'Grady

13:15

Lunch

Room: P/T 005 & 006

13:40

Departure to York Railway Station

(Bus transportation to be arranged.
Train timetables can be found here.)

 

14:00

Laboratory Visits and Discussion