Diamond-II Workshop: Quantum Materials
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.
- 13/09/20182018-09-13 - 13/09/20182018-09-13
- Milton Hill House Hotel, OX13 6AF
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|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
Soft x-ray spectroscopy beamline: before and after the EBS ESRF upgrade.
|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
|12.30 - 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
|15.30 - 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
|17.45 - Close of workshop|
A detailed version of the schedule can be downloaded here.
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:
- Milton Hill House Hotel (De Vere)
- Steventon House Hotel
- Premier Inn Oxford South (Didcot)
- Kingswell Hotel
Diamond is approximately 30 minutes drive from Oxford city centre which has a wide range of hotels and accommodation options.