Monday 3 April


Registration and refreshments
Exhibition Centre

Correlated Electrons 1

Chair: Prof Lesley Cohen, Imperial College London
Lecture room: P/X/001


Thin Film and Nanomagnetics I

Chair: Dr Rowan Temple, University of Leeds
Lecture room: P/L/001

10:00 (INVITED) Exotic magnetism in thin-films: strain-engineered frustrated magnets
L Bovo, University College London, UK
  Probing thermal transport and layering in disk media using scanning thermal microscopy
S Thompson, University of York, UK 
10:15   In situ TEM investigation of the magnetostructural transition in nano-scale FeRh-based thin films 
T Almeida, University of Glasgow, UK 
10:30 Muon measurements of Tb2Ti2O7 as a function of oxygen stoichiometry 
P Baker, ISIS, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK 
  Magnetic proximity-enhanced Curie temperature of Cr-doped Sb2Te3 thin films  
 L Duffy, University of Oxford/ISIS, UK
10:45 Temperature evolution of the magnetism of charge-stripe ordered La2NiO4.11 
P Freeman, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  Investigation of the exchange bias in NiO(111)/EuO(001) heterostructures  
R Aboljadayel, University of Cambridge, UK 
11:00     Heusler alloys with Tungsten seed layers for CPP-GMR junctions  
W Frost, University of York, UK


Refreshments and exhibition
Exhibition Centre


Magnetic Microscopy and Advanced Characterisation Techniques

Chair: Dr Tom Hayward, University of Sheffield
Lecture room: P/X/001


Biomagnetism and Carbon-based Materials

Chair: Dr Nicola Morley, University of Sheffield
Lecture room: P/L/001

11:45 (Invited) Ultrafast and very small: Discover nanoscale magnetism with picosecond time resolution using x-rays
H Ohldag, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA  
  Strong paramagnetism in Bacillus spores: Opportunities for novel biotechnological applications
A Ionescu, Cavendish Laboratory, UK
12:00    Experimental demonstration of swimming magneto-elastic micro-robots
M Bryan, University of Exeter, UK 
12:15    Determining the induced magnetic moment in Graphene by polarised neutron reflectivity and x-ray magnetic circular dichroism
R Aboljadayel, University of Cambridge, UK  
12:30  (Invited) Imaging magnetism with high spatial and high temporal resolution
D McGrouther, University of Glasgow, UK
  Spin relaxation 1/f noise in graphene
I J Vera-Marun, The University of Manchester, UK 
12:45      Spin polarised charge trapping at a conventional/molecular semiconductor interface
T Moorsom, University of Leeds, UK

Lunch, posters and exhibition
Exhibition Centre


High Frequency Spin Dynamics

Chair: Prof Del Atkinson, University of Durham
Lecture room: P/X/001


Computational and Theoretical Magnetism I

Chair: Prof Julie Staunton, University of Warwick
Lecture room: P/L/001

14:30 Resolving the spatial character of the non-linear spin wave ‘bullet’
T Spicer, University of Exeter, UK
  (Invited) Quantitative effect of cell size on precision in micromagnetics
N Donahue, NIST, USA

14:45 Broadband source of propagating spin waves for magnonic applications
F Mushenok, University of Exeter, UK
15:00 Effect of ferromagnetic interlayer coupling on magnetisation dynamics in [Co/Pd]-NiFe thin films using Vector Network Analyser Ferromagnetic Resonance (VNA-FMR)
A Johansson, The University of Manchester, UK
15:15 Correlating damping effects with microstructure in Fe3O4(111)/YZO thin films
C Love, University of York, UK
  Computational micromagnetics with JOOMMF
H Fangohr, University of Southampton, UK 
15:30 Probing the spin-wave dynamics of honeycomb artificial spin ice in different microstates 
D Arroo, Imperial College London, UK
  Micromagnetic simulations of the role of intergranular phases in the demagnetization process of sintered Nd-Fe-B magnets
G A Fadhil, University of Sheffield, UK 
15:45 Isolated skyrmion dynamics in confined helimagnetic nanostructures 
M Beg, University of Southampton, UK
  Calculating the magneto-elastic anisotropy across grain boundary interfaces
S Westmoreland, University of York, UK
16:00 Refreshments and exhibition
Exhibition Centre

  Chair: Prof Tom Thomson, The University of Manchester
Location: Lecture room P/X/001
16:30 (Plenary) Emerging applications of nanomagnetism and spintronics from microelectronics to biomedical
B Dieny, SPINTEC, University Grenoble Alpes, France

Poster Session, Exhibition and Bierstube
Exhibition Centre

18:45 Coaches depart from outside the Exhibition Centre to the Principal Hotel, York

19:00 Conference Dinner at the Principal Hotel, York
Please note delegates who are not staying on campus will have to make their own return arrangements after the dinner

Online registration is now closed

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline:
    17 March 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    27 March 2017