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sfb Summer School 2009
Nanomagnetism
uppsala

jointly organized by the
Collaborative Research Center: Magnetic Heterostructures (SFB 491), Bochum-Duisburg,
and the
University of Uppsala, SE
Location: Die Wolfsburg, Falkenweg 6, D-45478 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany; Time: 12.-16. October 2009

About the summer school

The purpose of the summer school is to inform and train advanced master and PhD students in the fundamentals of nanomagnetism. Up-to-date knowledge of the most recent developments in the field will be provided by internationally renown experts in this field.
You can visit the homepage of Die Wolfsburg: www.die-wolfsburg.de

Invited lecturers

Olle Eriksson, Uppsala University
Manfred Fiebig, Universität Bonn
Gerhard Grübel, DESY Hamburg
Riccardo Hertel, FZ Jülich
Bryan Hickey, University of Leeds
Mathias Kläui, Universität Konstanz
Ulrich Nowak, Universität Konstanz
Oleg Petracic, Ruhr-University Bochum
Theo Rasing, Radboud University Nijmegen
Rainer Waser, RWTH Aachen and FZ Jülich

Lectures

The lectures will cover the following topics:
Applications of free electron lasers (Grübel)
Band Structures/Spin Dynamics (Eriksson)
Femtosecond Spin Dynamics in Ferromagnetic Metals (Bovensiepen)
Magnetic Tunnel Junctions (Hickey)
Micromagnetics I(Hertel)
Micromagnetics II(Hertel)
Multiferroics (Fiebig)
Nanoparticles exp. (Petracic)
Nanoparticles theor. (Nowak)
Nanotechnology Perspectives (Waser)
Spin currents (Hickey)
Spin Torque (Kläui)

The lectures will be accompanied by plenary discussions and tutorials. Evening lectures will be given on perspectives of nanoscience and nanotechnology and on the perspectives of science with free electron lasers. All lectures will be available for the participants as a CD and through the web.

Registration

Registration deadline: 1st September, 2009
In order to register please fill in the registration form: Registration link
The total number of participants is limited to 86. Confirmed participation will proceed on the first come first served basis.

Registration fee

Registration fee is 100,- EUR for members of the SFB491 and the Uppsala University, 250,- EUR for all others. After the deadline the registration fee will be 150/300 EUR.

The registration fee covers lodging and meals for the entire workshop. The registration has to be transferred in advance by invoice payment as soon as the registration is confirmed. The confirmation will include the payment details. The payment deadline is 15th September, 2009.

Poster presentation

Participants of the summer school are invited to present their work during the poster session on Tuesday evening. We strongly encourage all participants to discuss their work with the lecturer and tutors during the poster session.
Poster size: DIN A0 portrait (1.00m x 1.40m)

School language

English

Accomodation

All participants will be accommodated in "Die Wolfsburg".

Excursion

On Wednesday a tour through the industrial and cultural sites of the Ruhr area will be organized. Depending on weather, taste and fitness a climbing tour in a high ropes course or in an abundant steel mill can be organized, or a foto safari through the world famous Laser illuminated array of blast furnaces and heavy machinery.

Workshop organizers

Hartmut Zabel (hartmut.zabel (AT) rub.de)
Björgvin Hjörvarsson (bjorgvin.hjorvarsson (AT) fysik.uu.se)
Petra Hahn (petra.hahn (AT) rub.de)

Important dates and deadlines
Registration: 1st September 2009
Bank transfer: 15th September 2009
Arrival: 11th October 2009, welcome buffet 7 pm
Departure: 16th October 2009, after lunch
Venue

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Program

Time

Monday, Oct 12

Tuesday, Oct 13

Wednesday Oct 14

Thursday Oct 15

Friday Oct 16

8:00-9:00

Breakfast

 

 

 

 

9:00-10:00

Micromagnetics I
R. Hertel

Band  structure
O. Eriksson

Spin torque I
M. Kläui

Multiferroics II
M. Fiebig

Spin dynamics I
T. Rasing

10:00-10:30

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

10:30-11:30

MTJs I
B. Hickey

Magnetic Nanoparticles, Theo.
U. Nowak

Multiferroics I
M. Fiebig

Spin torque II
M. Kläui

Spin dynamics II
T. Rasing

11:30-12:30

Magnetic Nanoparticles, Exp.
O. Petracic

Micromagnetics II
R. Hertel

MTJs II
B. Hickey

Spin dynamics , Theo.
O. Eriksson

Discussions Spin dynamics

12:30-13:30

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

13:30-14:30

 

 

 

 

Departure

14:30-15:30

Discussion

Discussion

Excursion

Computer Simulation

15:30-16:00

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

Coffee/tea

16:00-17:00

Practicals

Practicals

Computer Simulation

17:00-18:00

Practicals

Practicals

Computer Simulation

18:00-19:30

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

19:30-21:00

Poster Session

New Science with PETRA, FLASH, and XFEL,
G. Grübel

Poster Session

Nanotechnology Perspectives R. Waser