Diamond-II Workshop: Quantum Materials

Sep 13. till Sep 13.

Opportunities for Quantum Materials Research at Diamond-II

The aims of this workshop are to introduce Diamond-II, to discuss its potential benefits for research into quantum materials, and to help further develop the science case and direction for the machine upgrade.

Date
13/09/20182018-09-13 - 13/09/20182018-09-13
Location
Milton Hill House Hotel, OX13 6AF
Link
Venue website

Registration

Registration is now closed.

Please email events@diamond.ac.uk if you have any queries.

Programme

09.30 Coffee and Registration
10.00 Introduction and Opening Comments
Andy Dent, Diamond Light Source
10.10 Diamond-II and the Magnetic Materials Group
Sarnjeet Dhesi, Diamond Light Source
Session 1 : The Diamond-II Machine Upgrade
Chair : Steve Collins
10.20 Diamond II layout and performance
Riccardo Bartolini, Diamond Light Source
Session 2 : Excitations and Dynamics
Chair :    Kejin Zhou
10.45

Soft x-ray spectroscopy beamline: before and after the EBS ESRF upgrade.
Nick Brookes, ESRF

11.10 Ultrahigh-Resolution Resonant Inelastic Soft X-ray Scattering for Quantum Materials.
Di-Jing Huang, NSRRC
11.35 Statics and dynamics of Néel skyrmions in chiral magnetic multilayers
Christopher Marrows, University of Leeds
12.00 Discussion
12.30 - Lunch
Session 3 : Magnetic Imaging
Chair :    Sarnjeet Dhesi
13.30 Magnetoelectric imaging of multiferroic heterostructures
Massimo Ghidini, University of Cambridge
13.55 Domain walls in magnetic nanowires
Thomas Moore, University of Leeds
14:20 Imaging the electrical control of antiferromagnetic domains and domain walls in CuMnAs
Peter Wadley, University of Nottingham
14.45 Imaging Vortex/Meron Pairs in a planar α-Fe2O3/Co Heterostructure
Noah-Waterfield Price, University of Oxford
15.05 Discussion
15.30 - Coffee
Session 4 : Magnetic Scattering
Chair :    Paul Steadman
16.00 Resonant X-Ray Dichroism Extinction Effect - Measurement of Chirality and Beyond
Shilei Zhang, University of Oxford
16.25 Magnetisation dynamics in nanostructures and devices
Stuart Cavill, University of York
16.50 Diamond–II for hard x-ray resonant and magnetic scattering
Steve Collins, Diamond Light Source
17.15 Discussion
17.45 - Close of workshop

 

A detailed version of the schedule can be downloaded here.

Accommodation

If you wish to book overnight accommodation, there are a number of hotels and bed-and-breakfast options in the immediate vicinty of Diamond. Prices will vary per night. Please enquire directly with your hotel of choice for details. 

Hotels within a short driving distance of Diamond include:

Diamond is approximately 30 minutes drive from Oxford city centre which has a wide range of hotels and accommodation options.

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