Previous Colloquia

Previous Colloquia

  Each spring, we hold a series of Wednesday lunchtimes colloquia that is designed to give students confidence in presenting their research. We have also been lucky to attract a number of visiting speakers, some very distinguished, from around the world. A selection of previous schedules is presented below.

Colloquia Schedule 2015/2016

Colloquia Schedule 2015/2016

Date  Title Presenter 
1500, Wednesday 14th October Tunnable mesoscale magnetic structures by nanoimprint lithography

Prof. Kannan Krishnan, Department of Materials Sciences and Physics, University of Washington.

1300, Friday 22nd January, Rm 220a Weak perpendicular magnetic anisotropy materials as a functional tool for the development of active magnetic systems

Aurelio Hierro Rodriguez, IFIMUP, University of Porto

1400, Monday 25th January TBA

Felipe Pereira

1400, Thursday 11th February
Three-dimensional spintronic systems for memory and logic applications

Dr. Amalio Fernandez-Pacheco, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

1200, Wednesday 20th April CAMECA Atom Probe Tomography Peter Clifton, CAMECA Madison
Wednesday 20th April Realising fast two-dimensional pixelated STEM detectors Magnus Nord, MCMP group, Glasgow
Wednesday 27th April High Temperature Corrosion Studies of Zircaloy-4 Kirsty Annand, MCMP group, Glasgow
Thursday 28th April Femtosecond charge and spin dynamics in the V-Cr Prussian Blue Molecule-Based Magnet Dr J. Olof Johansson, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 4th May Postponed Aneeqa Bashir, MCMP group, Glasgow
Wednesday 18th May Are all glasses alike? Prof. Andrew Long, MCMP group, Glasgow
Thursday 19th May Chiral Magnetism and Spin-Orbitronics Professor Aurelien Manchon, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Wednesday 1st June

Canceled

 

New horizons for hyperbolic media

Ricardo Lopes Da Silva, MCMP group, Glasgow

Rair Macedo, MCMP group, Glasgow

Friday 10th June

Models of relaxation and thermal activation in low dimensional magnetic spin systems

Direct visualization of the thermomagnetic behaviour of vortex states held by magnetic minerals

Louise Desplat, MCMP group, Glasgow

Trevor Almeida, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 22nd June

Nanostructured half Heuslers for thermoelectric waste heat recovery

John Halpin, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 29th June

Electron tomography and semiconductor device applications

Hugh Porter, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 6th July CrysTBox Masterclass

John Halpin, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 13th July

EELs analysis of a PCMO resistive switching device

Quantitative chemical characterisation of precipitates in steel

Monifa Philips, MCMP group, Glasgow

Bianca Sala, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 20th July

Macroferromagnetism of a novel artificial spin ice

Accessing nanosecond time resolved imaging in the TEM via the Medipix3 direct electron detector

Yue Li, MCMP group, Glasgow

Ray Lamb, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 27th July Towards designing functional materials based on artificial spin ices

Sebastian Giga, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 3rd August, Rm 423

Characterisation of electron detection performance of Medipix3 and applications enabled

Damien McGrouther, MCMP group, Glasgow

Wednesday 10th August

Detection and Characterisation of Skyrmions in Magnetic Multilayers

A study of inerfacial magnetism using Lorentz microscopy

Sean Hughes, MCMP group, Glasgow

Kayla Fallon, MCMP group, Glasgow

 

Colloquia Schedule 2014/2015

Colloquia Schedule 2014/2015

Date  Title Presenter 
1200, Tuesday 18 Nov IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture
Opportunities and Challenges in Two Dimensional Magnetic Recording
Dr Jonathan Coker, HGST, a Western Digital Company.
1200, Friday 9th January, Room 220a
Multi-dimensional electron microscopy: challenges and opportunities

Dr. Francisco de la PeñaDepartment of Materials Science & Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

1200, Wednesday 18th February IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture
Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy: from ultralow power spintronics to cancer therapy
Prof. Russell Cowburn, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
1500, Wednesday 4th March

Magnetic chiral skyrmions: theoretical results and physical applications

Dr Alexei N. Bogdanov, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany
1300, Wednesday 22nd April

Imaging Magnetic Skyrmions using Transmission Electron Microscopy

Dr James Loudon, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge

Wednesday 29th April

Curved magnonic waveguides based on domain walls

Pablo Borys, MCMP group

Wednesday 6th May

Lorentz imaging of magnetic dynamics from ms to ns
Assessing Chiral Crystallography Using Convergent Electron Vortex Beam Diffraction

Ray Lamb, MCMP group

Scott Smith, MCMP group

Thursday 7th May

Measuring microwave magnons at millikelvin temperatures Dr Alexy D. Karenowska, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

Wednesday 13th May

Is there a realistic prospect of atomistic, physics-based modelling of steels? Prof. Tony Paxton, Department of Physics, King's College London
Wednesday 20th May Localised states in parametrically driven magnetic systems

David Laroze, MCMP group

Wednesday 27th May

Pixelated DPC of magnetic Skyrmions and interesting properties of pixelated STEM

Matus Krajnak, MCMP group

Thursday 28th May

Nonlinear effects in magnetic systems

Prof. Robert Camley, Physics Department, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Wednesday 3rd June

Using DualEELS to understand corrosion in Zircaloy-4 under simulated nuclear reactor conditions
Magnetic field induced magnetization dynamics in artificial spin ice

Kirsty Annand, MCMP group

 

Yue Li, MCMP group

Thursday 4th June 1000

Thursday 4th June 1300

A New Twist in an Old Material: Novel Magnetic States in MnSi/Si(111)

Pixelated detectors in STEM; Why, how, and what for?

Prof. Ted Monchesky, Dalhousie University

Dr. Ian MacLaren, Dr. Damien McGrouther, and Prof. Peter Nellist

1100, Tuesday 9th June

Temperature Maps of the Body - Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Nanoparticles

Prof. Robert Camley, Physics Department, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Wednesday 10th June

Medium range structural order in amorphous tantala spatially resolved with changes to atomic structure by thermal annealing

Martin Hart, MCMP group

Wednesday 17th June

Pulsed Laser Deposition of LaSrMnO3 for applications in RRAM


Negative refraction goes natural. And tunable!

Monifa Phillips, MCMP group

 

Rair Macedo, MCMP group

Monday 22nd June

Research perspectives on chiral magnets: theoretical

Research perspectives on chiral magnets: experimental

Prof. Jun Kishine, Open University of Japan

Prof. Katsuya Inoue, Hiroshima University

Wednesday 24th June

Monte Carlo and Mean-Field Studies for Three-Dimensional Chiral Helimagnets


Impurity Effects on Bound States in Vortex Core of Topological S-wave Superconductor

Misako Shinozaki, University of Tokyo

 


Yusuke Masaki, University of Tokyo

Wednesday 8th July

Progress in atomic structure determination of amorphous materials using electrons

Dr. Konstantin Borisenko, Department of Materials, University of Oxford

Wednesday 15th July Optical Waveguide Plasmons Tom Blackwood, MCMP group
Monday 24th August, 1600
Developing Time Resolved SPLEEM Prof. Wen-Xin Tang, Chongqing University, China
Friday 28th August STEM-EELS of Carbon Nanostructures Dr. Fredrik Hage, MCMP group / Superstem

Colloquia Schedule 2013/2014

Colloquia Schedule 2013/2014

Date  Title Presenter 
Mon. 2nd Sept. Spin Textures with Long-Range Order in Mixed-valent Manganites Prof. Yoshihiko Togawa,
Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Mon. 23rd Sept. First-principles-based structure prediction of interfaces in oxides Dr. Georg Schusteritsch,
University College London, UK
Mon. 21st Oct. Dielectric response of multilayer graphene nano-cones Fredrick Hage, MCMP Group and
SuperSTEM, Daresbury
Fri. 1 Nov. An overview of EPSRC funding Rob Felstead,
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Mon. 9 Dec. Graphene and other 2-Ds: atomic-scale landscapes and chemistry revealed by electron microscopy and spectroscopy Dr Ursel Bangert,
University of Manchester
Fri. 21 Feb. Muon scattering from superconducting pancakes Prof. Steve Lee,
University of St. Andrews
Mon. 24 Feb. Spin-polarised supercurrents for superconducting spintronics Dr Niladri Banerjee,
University of Cambridge
26 Feb. Structure and Electronic Properties of Polycrystalline Dielectrics Dr Keith McKenna,
University of York
2 April High resolution lorentz microscopy studies of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 Kerry O'Shea, MCMP Group
23 April Charting the progress of corrosion in reaction liner materials Kirsty Annand, MCMP Group
Multi-modal microscopy of organic electronic devices Aaron Naden, MCMP Group
30 April Domain wall reflection and magnonic crystals Pablo Borys, MCMP Group
Diffraction contrast corrected magnetic imaging in Differential Phase Contrast STEM Matus Krajnak, MCMP Group
7 May Obtaining picometre precision from noisy images STEM data Marco Bigatti, MCMP Group
What do you get when you cross a vortex with a B-field? Colin Greenshields, MCMP Group
14 May
 
Mapping the distribution of the electric field in a microwave cavity by transmission electron microscopy Francisco Trindade, MCMP Group
Now in 3d! Experimental Lorentz Microscopy (Bring your own 3d goggles) Ciaran Ferguson, MCMP Group
21 May Through the looking glass: what does the other side look like with a vortex beam? Scott Smith, MCMP Group
Mapping plasmonic structures in metamaterials Gary Paterson, MCMP Group
28 May
 
 Filamentary adventures in oxide-land Pedro Parreira, MCMP Group
Nonreciprocity in the Goos-Hanchen effect on reflection of antiferromagnets Rair Macedo, MCMP Group
4 June Soak it up: water adsorption of polymeric humidity sensors Shabir Ravji, MCMP Group
11 June Faster than a speeding bullet? Time resolved studies of magnetic domain wall motion Ray Lamb, MCMP Group
Synthetic antiferromagnetic adventures Maria Jose Benitez, MCMP Group
18 June Direct imaging of electric fields in ferroelectric oxides Jalal Salih, MCMP Group
Nanocharacterisation of precipitates in automotive steels with the Dual EELS technique Joanna Bobynko
11am, Monday 23 June The Sir Martin Wood Prize lecture, awarded by the Millenium Science Foundation of Japan, sponsored by Oxford Instruments plc
Development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science research
Dr Naoya Shibata, The University of Tokyo
25 June Scanning diffraction studies of the nanometric ordering in glasses in relation to their macroscopic mechanical properties Martin Hart
1300, 26 June IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecture
Magnetic Materials in Medicine: Applications in Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Disease
Prof. Tim St Pierre,
University of Western Australia

In addition, note that third year PhD researchers give talks during the School's colloquia session in the third term. Prizes are awarded to the student with the most vocal audience, so attendance is mandatory! A summarised line-up of MCMP students talking this year is as follows.

ResearcherDate
Joanna 30 April
Shabir 7 May
Colin & Aaron 14 May
Francisco & Ciaran 21 May
Pedro 28 May

Colloquia Schedule 2012/2013

Colloquia Schedule 2012/2013

Date  Title Presenter 
Wed. 27th Feb
1600, Rm. 323
Exotic magnetism in frustrated metal oxides Dr Fiona Coomer,
University of Strathclyde
Friday, 22 March
1200
IEEE Magnetics Society 2013 Distinguished Lecture Series
Magneto-Optic Analysis of Magnetic Microstructures
Prof. Rudolf Schaefer,
Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Dresden, Germany
Wed. 3rd April
1300
Structure-property relations of organic transistors Aaron Naden, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 10th April 1300 Stability, bistability and instability in resistive memory devices: a nanoscopic study of functional oxides Pedro Parriera, MCMP Group, Glasgow
A new spin on dynamic imaging: towards in-situ ferromagnetic resonance studies during transmission electron microscopy Francisco Trindade, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 17th April
1300
Structure and loss in amorphous tantala oxide Prof. Andrew Long, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 24th April
1300
Adventures in ferroelectrics Scott Smith, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Micromagnetics of domain wall in three-dimensional structures Ciaran Ferguson, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 1st May 1300 Vortex-mediated melting in systems with low-temperature phase competition Dr Chris Hooley,
University of St. Andrews
Wed. 8th May 1300 Is pulsed laser deposition good for coating mirrors? Dominic Lawson, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interactions in a domain wall Pablo Borys, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 15th May 1300 From time-averaged electron diffraction towards the making of molecular movies Dr Derek Wann,
University of Edinburgh
Fri. 17th May, 1200 Detector geometries and methods for quantitative STEM imaging Prof. P Nellist, University of Oxford
Wed. 22nd May 1300 Modern dowsing: studies of polymer hydration using neutron scattering Shabir Ravji, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Dizzy! My head is spinning! Like a whirlpool, it never ends! - The adventure of a helical electron Colin Greenshields, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 29th May 1300 Characteristation of nanosized particles in innovative high manganese steels for automotive applications Joanna Cholewa, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Tutorial Prof. R. Stamps, MCMP Group
Wed. 5th June Aspects of Electron Tomography Dr. Timothy Peterson, Monash University, Australia
Fri. 7th June, 1200
Thermally driven magnonic spin currents Prof. Ulrich Novak, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Wed. 12th June Advanced modelling of Differential Phase Contrast electron microscopy Matus Krajnak, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 19th June Electrons through a looking glass: diffractive analysis of amorphous materials Martin Hart, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wed. 26th June onwards Tutorials in magnetism Prof. Bob Stamps, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Friday, 19 July
1200
IEEE Magnetics Society 2013 Distinguished Lecture Series
Artificial Ferromagnetic Nanostructures: An Experimental Platform for Magnonics
Prof. Adekunle Adeyeye,
National University of Singapore

Colloquia Schedule 2011/2012

Colloquia Schedule 2011/2012

Date  Title Presenter 
5 September 2011 Direct Imaging of magnetic reversal of spin-ice and non-adiabatic spin torque effects on vortex core orbits Dr Yimei Zhu,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
Monday 12 Sept. 1200-1300 Spin torques due to two-dimensional helical electrons Kohno Hiroshi,
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Spin pumping and inverse spin Hall effects: possibility of magnetic monopole Gen Tatara,
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Friday 16th Sept. 1200-1300 Dynamic fluctuations at the spin reorientation transition in a Pt/Co/Pt film Jacques FERRÉ, Universite Paris-Sud 11, France

Wed. 21st Sept. 1300-1400

Applications of atomic resolution HAADF & EELS mapping: recent SuperSTEM results Bernhard Schaffer, University of Glasgow and SuperSTEM
Monday 26th Sept. 1200-1300 Pattern formation and coarsening in growth processes: a multiscale approach Paolo Politi,
ISC-CNR, Fiorentino, Italy
Thursday 20th Oct. 1330-1430 IEEE Magnetics Society 2011 Distinguished Lecture Series
Growth-Control and Microstructure Characterization of Magnetic Thin Films, Application to High Density Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Media
Masaaki Futamoto,
Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
Wednesday 16th Nov. 1300-1400 IEEE Magnetics Society 2011 Distinguished Lecture Series
Magnetic Soft X-Ray Microscopy: A Path Towards Imaging Magnetism Down to Fundamental Length and Time Scales
Peter Fischer,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA
Wednesday 18th April 1300-1400 Unusual 360degree domain wall nesting in magnetic tunnel junctions: a Lorentz TEM study Kerry O'Shea, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Understanding how morphology influences the performance of organic thin film transistors Aaron Naden, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 25th April 1300-1400 Probing the diffusion and structure of Te and CdTe on Cu(111) substrates Martin King, MCMP Group & School of Chemistry, Glasgow
Recent Advances in EELS Instrumentation and Analysis:High-Speed Spectroscopy with Extended Energy and Dynamic Range P Longo, Gatan Inc., Pleasanton, CA, USA
Wednesday 2nd May 1300-1400 Field dependence of microwave frequency absorption in in antiferromagnetic/ ferromagnetic exchange coupled multilayers Francisco Trindade, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Capacitance based humidity sensors: an evolving technology Shabir Ravji, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 9th May 1300-1400 Deposition of metal oxide thin films using pulsed laser deposition for ReRAM applications Pedro Parreira, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Structure of poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) thin films studied by AFM and TFM Sasha Alekseev, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 16th May 1300-1400 Entering the third dimension: Lorentz studies of magnetic cylindrical wires Ciaran Ferguson, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 23rd May 1300-1400 Unravelling the polymer Marco Bigatti, MCMP Group, Glasgow
The nitty-gritty of precipitates in steels Joanna Cholewa, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 30th May 1300-1400 Optimised pulsed laser deposition of iron vanadates Dominic Lawson, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 13th June 1300-1400 Piezo Force Microscopy Analysis of BFO Natlia Serbu, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Entering the vortex: modelling and understanding electron beams carrying orbital angular momentum Colin Greenshields, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 20th June 1300-1400 TBA Bob Stamps, MCMP Group, Glasgow
Wednesday 27th June 1300-1400 TBA Ian MacLaren, MCMP Group, Glasgow

Colloquia schedule 2010/2011

Colloquia schedule 2010/2011

Date  Title Presenter 
11 April,
2pm, SUPA Room
Optimized FIB sample preparation for atomic resolution analytical STEM at low kV - a key requirement for successful application Dr. Miroslava Shaffer, SuperSTEM (http://www.superstem.org) & The University of Liverpool
20 April Crowding, collective conduct and contrariness in magnetic spin behaviour Matthew Ambrose, University of Western Australia
20 April Decoupling of the surface and core magnetic contribution in antiferromagnetic nanostructures Dr Maria Jose Benitez Romero, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow

1200, Thursday
21 April

A review of emerging ZnO-based devices and applications David J Rogers, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews & Nanovation, Orsay, France
27 April Reproducible pinning, depinning and transformation of domain wall spin structures in planar nanowires by ion irradiated features MA Basith, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
4 May Alternative methods for the observation of spin dynamics in magnetic materials Dr. David Schmool,  Universidade do Porto, Portugul
4 May Magnetic Exchange Interactions in the Light of Neutron Scattering Thomas Saerbeck,
The University of Western Australia
Fri. 13 May Under Pressure - Autoclave Synthesis of Rare-Earth Oxide Nanowires and Ribbons Fraser Douglas,Schools of Chemistryand Physics & Astronomy,
The University of Glasgow

18 May

Mugdock Park

SSP-Optics Exchange day:An exciting internal event A variety of researchers from both SSP & Optics groups.
25 May Temporal Resolution Streak Imaging in the TEM Rob Beacham,Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
25 May Organic electronics' dirty secrets Marco Bigatti,Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1 June Advanced materials for thermoelectric power generation Jan-Willem Bos
Heriot-Watt University
8 June The Magnetism of Cerium Oxide Nanomaterials Karl Ackland, Magnetism & Spin Electronics Group, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
8 June Atomic-resolution STEM Imaging and EELS-SI of Defects in  BiFeO3 Ceramics Co-Doped with Nd and Ti LiQui Wang
15 June Characterising chirality in a thin film system Martin King, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
15 June DFT squared: Density Function Theory During my Florida Trip Keith Evans,Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
 22 June Magnetic behaviour in kinky patterned permalloy: the next adventure Kerry O’Shea, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
29 June Field tunable localization of spin wave in antidot arrays & current driven movement of domain wall in nanowires Chunlian Hu, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
6 July Atomic Force Microscopy studies of polymeric photovoltaics Julia Syurik, Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
6 July Standing spin wave modes to probe magnetic interfaces Rhet Magaraggia, The University of Western Australia & Glasgow SSP group
13 July How disorder affects the field-induced dynamics of artificial spin ice Zoe Budrikis, The University of Western Australia & Glasgow SSP group

Colloquia schedule 2009/2010

Colloquia schedule 2009/2010

Date   TitlePresenter  
1400
11 Nov 2009
Static, quasi-static and dynamical properties of patterned magnetic rings, discs and ellipses Dr. P. E. Roy, Thin Film Magnetism Group, Dept. Physics, University of Cambridge
1200, Wed.
2 December 2009
IEEE Magnetics Society 2009 Distinguished Lecture Series
Controlling Magnetism with Light
Prof. Dr. Theo Rasing
Institute for Molecules and Materials,
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
1300
3 December 2009
From diffraction data to local atomic structures of amorphous materials Dr. K. Borisenko,
Department of Materials, University of Oxford
1300 Tues.
2 February
2010
Advanced Materials for Clean Energy Conversion and Storage Dr. Nicole van der Laak
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences - Chemistry
Heriot-Watt University, UK
1300, Wed.
17 February 2010
IEEE Magnetics Society 2009 Distinguished Lecture Series
A new paradigm for exchange bias in polycrystalline films
Prof. Kevin O'Grady
Department of Physics,
University of York, UK
1400, Thurs.
11 March 2010
Light emitting quantum clusters of gold and silver Prof. T. Pradeep
DST Unit on Nanoscience (DST UNS),
Department of Chemistry and Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
1300, Wed.
14 April 2010
CVD diamond as plasma facing material for nuclear fusion Dr. Samuele Porro
Heriot-Watt University, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, EH144AS Edinburgh (UK)
1300, Wed.
21 April 2010
Microstructural characterisation studies by electron microscopy Dr. Rumi Petrova
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1300, Wed.
28 April 2010
Wind them up and watch them go: controllable motion of vortex domain walls in permalloy nanowires Duc Quang Hoang
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Staring into the vortex: adventures in Lorentz electron microscopy Robert Beacham
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1300, Wed.
5 May 2010
Studying the atomic structure of an incommensurate antiferroelectric Dr. Ian MacLaren
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1300, Wed.
19 May 2010
Characterising the atomic structure and properties of Ta2O5 coatings Riccardo Bassiri
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1300, Wed.
26 May 2010
Understanding and controlling of domain walls behaviour in lithographically patterned ferromagnetic nanowires M A Basith
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Adventures in UHV: Characterisation of TaS3 nanoribbons with photoemission spectroscopy and electron microscopy Martin King
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1230,3rd June 2010, Rm. 323  IEEE Magnetics Society 2009 Distinguished Lecture Series
Heusler compounds: Multifunctional materials for spintronics
Prof. Dr. Claudia Felser
Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz
1300, Wed.
9 June 2010
Getting heavy: doping lanthanides into magnetite nanoparticles Fraser Douglas
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Extracting order from disorder: modelling and analysis of electron scattering in glass Keith Evans
Glasgow Solid State Physics Group
1300, Wed.
16 June 2010
Analytical Electron Microscopy: the shocking truth exposed LiQiu Wang
Solid State Physics Group,
The University of Glasgow
1400, 6th July 2010 Materials Challenges for Sustainable Energy Dr. J. Murray Gibson
Advanced Photon Source Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, United States
1300, Wed.
14 July 2010
Three-dimensional atomic-scale structure of size-selected gold nanoclusters Dr. ZiYou Li
Nanoscale Physics Research Laboratory,
The University of Birmingham
1200, Fri 3rd September 2010 An Investigation of Magnetic Reversal at Almost the Nanoscale
IEEE Magnetic Society 2010 Distinguished Lecture Series

 

Prof E. Dan Dahlberg
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, USA
1430, Mon 6th September 2010 Biomagnetics: An Interdisciplinary Field Where Magnetics, Biology and Medicine Overlap
IEEE Magnetic Society 2010 Distinguished Lecture Series

 

Prof Shoogo Ueno
Kyushu University, Teikyo University and University of Tokyo, Japan

Colloquia schedule 2008/2009

Colloquia schedule 2008/2009

 Date Title Presenter
15 September 2008 TEM/EELS Research at the National Institute for Nanotechnology Prof. R.F. Egerton
University of Alberta and National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Canada
15 October 2008 "Measurement of internal stress distribution in bilayer films using grazing incidence x-ray scattering" Prof. Shinji Takayama,
Dept. of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan
23 October 2008 Spectrum-Imaging in (S)TEM, aspects of acquisition, correction and analysis Dr. Bernhard Schaffer,
SuperSTEM, Daresbury Laboratory & SSP Group, University of Glasgow
10 February 2009 "Why Metals Can Fall Apart: Vision, Observation, and G. I. Taylor" Prof. L.M Brown FRS,
The Cavendish Laboratory, The University of Cambridge
 1 April 2009 Grain Volume Effects in Metallic Polycrystalline Exchange Bias Systems Dr. Gonzalo Vallejo Fernandez,
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
 8 April 2009  Magnetic domain wall propagation in kinky wires Kerry O'Shea
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Determination of vortex core polarity by simple off-axis Fresnel imaging Duc The Ngo
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
 22 April 2009 Crossing the border in piezoelectrics Rafael Villaurrutia
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Achieving perfection in ion-milled permalloy nanoelements M A Basith
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
6 May 2009 Which way is up? Imaging buried vicinal interfaces in TEM Michael Finnie
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Analysis of multilayer nanowire stacks Eleonora Bellini
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
13 May 2009 Shape-control of iron oxide nanoparticles Fraser Douglas
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Analysis of nanopillar magnetic tunnel junctions Duc Quang Hoang
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
20 May 2009 Manipulation of single atoms and molecules for the fabrication of nanoscale devices Dr. Neil Curson,
London Centre for Nanotechnology,
University College London
27 May 2009 Collective oscillations in space and matter: how controlling phonons is essential for gravitational wave detection Riccardo Bassiri
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
  Quantum transport revealed Gary Paterson
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
1300
17 June 2009
A TEM nanoanlytical investigation of Pd/Ge ohmic contacts for the miniaturization and optimization of nInGaAs MOSFET devices  Paolo Longo
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow
 Friday
19 June 2008
IEEE Magnetics Society 2008 Distinguished Lecture Series
Biomedical nanomagnetics : A spin through new possibilities
Prof. Kannan Krishnan
Materials Science and Engineering Dept.,
University of Washington
1300
24 June 2009
 Shape-control of iron oxide nanoparticles Fraser Douglas
SSP Group,
The University of Glasgow

Colloquia schedule 2007/2008

Colloquia schedule 2007/2008

 DateTitle Presenter 
18/01/2008
4pm
Nano-Spintronics Atsufumi Hirohata
Department of Electronics
University of York 
11 Feb. 2008
11am
Rm. 604
Telling the truth by FIBbing  Marty Gregg
Centre for Nanostructured Media,
Queen's University of Belfast
21 Feb. 2008
12 noon
Rm. 604.
Determination of defects induced by 20 MeV Au ions irradiation in silicon carbide :
use of positron annihilation spectroscopy
Dr. Aurelie Gentils
Conditions Extrêmes et Matériaux: Haute Température et Irradiation,
CNRS,Orléans, France
2 April 2008 Characterisation of Magnetic Nanostructures by Electron Microscopy for the Spinswitch Project Eleonora Bellini
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
  High resolution etching of magnetic elements in organic gases Dr. Xiang Kong
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
9 April 2008 Towards room temperature magnetic refrigeration - exploring the magnetocaloric effect Dr. Karl Sandeman
Dept. of Materials,
University of Cambridge
16 April 2008 Lorentz TEM studies of vortex domain wall propagation through nanowires containing geometric pinning features Kerry O'Shea
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
  Materials studies for gravitational wave detectors Riccardo Bassiri
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
23 April 2008 Hybrid Density Functionals for Hybrid Materials: Magnetism and Electronic Structure Derek Middlemiss
Dept. of Chemistry,
University of Glasgow
  Exploring interfacial sharpness Michael Finnie
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
30 April 2008 Lorentz microscopy studies of domain walls in nanowires with pinning potentials M A Basith
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
  Simulation of Fresnel imaging and Transport-of-Intensity Equation phase reconstruction Duc The Ngo
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
1200,
Thursday
1 May 2008
IEEE Magnetics Society 2008 Distinguished Lecture Series
Turbulent Transitions and Frustrated States
A/Prof. Robert Stamps
School of Physics,
University of Western Australia
7 May 2008 Mapping Composition and Chemistry in the Nanoanalytical Microscope Prof. Alan Craven
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
14 May 2008 The preparation of nanometric titanium compounds by reversible and controllable pseudomorphic reactions Louise Shanahan
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
  Magnetic Tunneling Junctions and Domain Walls Duc Quang Hoang
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
1600,
Tuesday
20 May 2008
The Magnetism of Rare Earth Intermetallic Compounds – Mössbauer and Neutron Diffraction Studies Prof. Stewart Campbell
School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences,
The University of New South Wales, Australia
21 May 2008
Room 220
The Impact of Crystal Structure on the Magnetic and Transport Properties of Complex Metal Oxides Dr. Edmund Cussen
Dept. of Chemistry
University of Strathclyde
28 May 2008 Study of global and local crystallography at domain boundaries of piezoelectric ceramics Rafael Villaurrutia
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
4 June 2008 Unravelling the cross-tie Dr. Nils Wiese
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow
1100,
Monday
9 June 2008
IEEE Magnetics Society 2008 Distinguished Lecture Series
Patterned Nanomagnetic Bits and Devices
Dr. Bruce Terris
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
1100,
Tuesday
22 July 2008
IEEE Magnetics Society 2008 Distinguished Lecture Series
Spintronic biochips for biomolecular recognition
Prof. Paulo Freitas
Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Lisbon
6 August 2008  Advanced specimen preparation for electron microscopy Brian Miller
SSP Group,
University of Glasgow