Research Group Seminars

Previous research group seminars

"Low-loss bulk and edge plasmons in graphene heterostructures – a theoretical study"

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Dr Alessandro Principi is from the School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester

Focused electron beam induced deposition and off-axis electron holography investigation of bi-magnetic core-shell nanostructures

Friday 28 September 2018

Focused electron beam induced deposition and off-axis electron holography investigation of bi-magnetic core-shell nanostructures

Targetry of rare isotopes at PSI

Thursday 27 September 2018

Emilio Maugeri is from the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland

Small Structures Big Effects: Multiscale Structure-Function Relationships in Musculoskeletal Tissues

Thursday 20 September 2018

Alix Deymier is an assistant professor in Biomedical Engineering at the UConn School of Dental Medicine.

Molecular spintronics using magnetic oxides and advanced solid state simulations for new generation thermoelectric materials

Friday 31 August 2018

Dr Graziosi's talk will focus on two subjects that cover his past work and his new Marie Curie project, on molecular spintronics and thermoelectrics, respectively

Nuclear reaction measurements for heavy element nucleosynthesis

Friday 27 July 2018

The heavy element nucleosynthesis is the area of research looking to predict and/or explain the observed abundances of nuclei heavier than iron.

"Reshaping the optics in transmission electron microscopy for a modern imaging era"

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Dr Laura Clark is from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Monash University, Australia.

Pair conversion measurements of the Hoyle State

Monday 11 June 2018

A presentation by Tibor Kibedi from the Australian National University

First-Principles Modelling and Quantum Transport Simulations of 2D Materials

Monday 11 June 2018

The Condensed Matter Physics Institute will be hosting a two-day workshop on First-Principles Modelling and Quantum Transport Simulations of 2D Materials

Coulomb excitation of superdeformed and non-axial structures in 42Ca

Monday 4 June 2018

Superdeformed bands have been in focus of experimental nuclear physics studies for past decades.

“Direct crystal phase engineering of 2D materials”

Friday 1 June 2018

Mattevi is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and a Lecturer at the Materials Department, ICL. Her research interests centre on science and engineering of novel 2D atomically thin semiconducting materials to enable applications in optoelectronics and energy storage.

Exotic Nuclei - On the Edge of Existence

Thursday 24 May 2018

In the laboratory, physicists can create atomic nuclei which we haven't otherwise observed in nature, challenging our understanding of the fundamental fabric of the universe. Dr Petri discusses her work in one of the most exciting fields of experimental Physics.

"Do we understand quantum field theory?"

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Our informal series "Quantum Cafe" is finally back after a long (and wet) Autumn/Spring terms.

ELI-NP Workshop, University of York

Friday 11 May 2018

Contact Christian Diget for more details (christian.diget@york.ac.uk)

What do we know about the carbon burning in massive stars?

Monday 30 April 2018

Sandrine Courtin is from IPHC Strasbourg

Vibrating nanotubes for quantum science and technology

Friday 27 April 2018

Dr Laird is a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow based at the Department of Materials, Oxford, where he is part of the Quantum Electronic Devices Group. Dr Laird specialises in nanofabrication, quantum transport, and spin resonance, aiming to develop new technology and to explore fundamental science in quantum engineered devices.

Spectroscopic Factors in the Nilsson Model

Wednesday 25 April 2018

A seminar by Dr Augusto Macchiavelli from the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, USA

"Prospects for using levitated optomechanics to test fundamental physics"

Friday 20 April 2018

Prof Ulbricht will talk about our recent experiments with levitated optomechanical systems and their relevance for both sensing applications and tests of fundamental physics.

"Novel Magnetic Behavior in FeSe Thin Films and Ribbons"

Friday 13 April 2018

Prof Michael Weinert is a Distinguished Professor of Condensed Matter Theory and Director of the Laboratory for Surface Studies at Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

"Magnetic Phase Interference in Artificial Magnetic Lattices: Functions and Applications to Optical, High-Frequency, and Spin Wave Devices"

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Prof. Mitsuteru Inoue, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan is one of this year's Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturers

"Spin Conversion Phenomena in Spintronics"

Friday 6 April 2018

Prof. YoshiChika Otani is one of this year's Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturers

"What's so special about glass? Structures, properties, and applications of glasses"

Wednesday 4 April 2018

A CMPi seminar by Dr Gavin Mountjoy of the University of kent

Seminar: Visualising dynamic chemical reactions and magnetic behaviour of nano-scale magnetic materials using electron microscopy

Friday 16 March 2018

A seminar by Dr Trevor Almeira (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow)

Three body description of the 2n- halo and 2n- unbound systems

Thursday 8 March 2018

A seminar by Jagjit Singh Dhinds

Ab initio studies of nuclear matter from a Green's function approach

Thursday 15 February 2018

The study of nucleonic matter has important implications on many branches of nuclear science.

A brief introduction to nuclear medicine

Friday 9 February 2018

Nuclear medicine is the use of radiopharmaceuticals to treat and image people.

Quadrupole collective excitations within the self-consistent mean field approach

Thursday 23 November 2017

Leszek Prochniak will be giving a seminar on some of his research interests in collective excitations of nuclei. He is working in collaboration with Ale, Jacek and David Muir

Information and statistics in nuclear experiment and theory ISNET-5

Monday 6 November 2017

Nuclei communicate with us through a great variety of observables. Some are easy to measure; some take a considerable effort and experimental ingenuity.

QFS Workshop

Monday 24 July 2017

3rd International Workshop on Quasi-Free Scattering with Radioactive-Ion Beams: QFS-RB 17

Nuclear Masterclass

Thursday 22 June 2017

Join the Department of Physics at the University of York for a Nuclear Masterclass: open to all students studying A level Physics (or equivalent).

Exploring Nuclear Structure with Machine Learning

Thursday 15 June 2017

Machine learning has been shown to be incredible powerful for pattern recognition and making predictions in a variety of research fields. Here it is applied to classify the structure of nuclei, based on experimental measurements of resonant scattering reactions.

Nucleosynthesis in Neutron Star Mergers and Core-Collapse Supernovae

Thursday 8 June 2017

A presentation by Dr Marius Eichler

Ab initio study of the potential bubble nucleus Si34

Monday 22 May 2017

A seminar by Dr Vittorio Somà

Recent applications of the Gamow Shell Model to neutron-rich nuclei

Thursday 11 May 2017

The Gamow Shell Model (GSM) is an extension of the traditional shell model into the complex-energy plane through the use of the Berggren ensemble.

MINIBALL workshop

Tuesday 9 May 2017

We welcome you to York, UK for this workshop which will be the annual collaboration meeting to discuss progress on analysis of MINIBALL data and future plans for the MINIBALL programme at CERN.

Anatomy of the nuclear dipole spectrum

Friday 5 May 2017

Electric-dipole resonances in nuclei, and in particular exotic nuclei, have been linked theoretically to important phenomena on vastly different scales

Going underground to study stars: measurement of oxygen-burning reactions at LUNA

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Asymptotic Giant Branch (AGB) stars are the site of several mixing and recirculating processes, some of which are still not completely understood.

A short walk through the physics of neutron stars

Tuesday 24 January 2017

A seminar by A seminar by Isaac Vidaña Haro on neutron star physics

Spectroscopy of neutron-deficient magnesium isotopes at TRIUMF-ISAC

Friday 16 December 2016

A Seminar by Dr Jack Henderson, TRIUMF

Scintillation array development for the SpecMAT detector

Friday 9 December 2016

Seminar given by Oleksii Poleshchuk

Studies of exotic nuclei at the Argonne-Tandem Linac Accelerator System

Wednesday 12 October 2016

A seminar by Darek Seweryniak, Argonne National Laboratory

Probing clustering in sd-shell nuclei

Wednesday 21 September 2016

A seminar by Dr. Phil Adsley from iThemba LABS and Stellenbosch University

Do Atomic Nuclei have Time-dependent Shape Oscillations at Low Excitation Energies?

Tuesday 13 September 2016

A seminar by Prof John Sharpey-Schafer, University of the Western Cape.

Neutron-star mergers and nucleosynthesis

Wednesday 7 September 2016

A seminar by Dr Liliana Caballero from Guelph.

Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces

Monday 25 April 2016

This year's Fusion Frontiers and Interfaces workshop will take place in York from 25 to 27 April 2016.

Synthesis of ceramic nanoparticles by CO2 laser vaporisation

Monday 2 November 2015

Besides conventional and generative processes for the fabrication of nanoporous or dense sintered structures Mother Nature serves as an inspiration for innovative approaches for the synthesis of biomimetic composite structures.

How to get published in Nature journals

Wednesday 16 September 2015

Luke Fleet will be giving a talk on how to get published in Nature journals.

Professor Hiroyuki Awano presentation

Friday 4 September 2015

Prof Hiroyuki Awano from Toyota Technological Institute will be giving a presentation on the two topics.

Threshold Current Density of Domain Wall Motion in Tb-based Ferrimagnetic Alloys

Monday 20 July 2015

Dr Shiho Nakamura will give a talk on Threshold Current Density of Domain Wall Motion in Tb-based Ferrimagnetic Alloys.

The Plasma Physics of Cosmic Ray Acceleration

Friday 12 June 2015

A seminar by Tony Bell

A kinetic study of dusty plasmas and plasma sheaths

Friday 24 April 2015

A seminar by Nikoleta Rizopoulou

Phase mixing vs. nonlinear advection in kinetic plasma turbulence

Friday 27 February 2015

A seminar by Alexander Schekochihin

A radio-frequency electrothermal plasma micro-thruster

Tuesday 12 August 2014

A seminar Amelia Grieg

On Recent Progress Applying Quantum Cascade Lasers in Plasma Diagnostics

Friday 8 August 2014

A seminar by Dr Norbert Lang and/or Dr Jean-Pierre van Helden

Infrared thermography: Techniques, measurements and applications

Friday 20 June 2014

A seminar by Andrew Thornton

Relativistic antimatter jets from high power lasers

Monday 7 April 2014

A seminar by Hui Chen

Atomic physics calculations for high energy density plasmas

Friday 28 February 2014

A seminar by Belkhiri Madeny

When Low Temperature Plasma Meet Surfaces

Tuesday 8 October 2013

A Seminar by David B. Graves

QED in laser-electron beam collisions

Friday 4 October 2013

A seminar by Thomas Blackburn

Non-Thermal Plasmas: Characterizing their impact on eukaryotic cells

Friday 13 September 2013

A seminar by Dr Kristian Wende, University of Greifswald

Non-thermal atmospheric pressure plasmas for the remediation of volatile organic compounds and the dry reforming of methane

Wednesday 4 September 2013

A Seminar by Dr Zaenab Abd Allah of the University of Manchester

Weathering solar storms, Institute of Physics Plasma Lecture

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Weathering solar storms

Microwave heating of overdense plasmas

Monday 11 March 2013

A Seminar by Alf Köhn

Broad energy germanium detectors

Friday 8 March 2013

Nuclear physics group seminar - all welcome

Exploring the lightest nuclei with resonance scattering

Friday 14 December 2012

A seminar by Dr. Grigory Rogachev, Florida State University

Fusion and fission study at JAEA

Monday 10 December 2012

A seminar by Dr. Katsuhisa Nishio, Japan Atomic Energy Agency

Engineering Low Temperatures and High Magnetic Fields

Tuesday 20 November 2012

A seminar by Dr Steve Chappell

Plasma-Zoology in a Temperature Wilderness - Is that gonna work?

Friday 16 November 2012

A seminar by Professor Joost van der Mullen

High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering (HIPIMS) – The Years of Adolescence

Friday 2 November 2012

A seminar by Professor Arutiun Ehiasarian of Sheffield Hallam University

Parametric Amplification of Laser-Driven Electron Acceleration in a Plasma Channel

Tuesday 18 September 2012

A seminar by Dr Alexey Arefiev

TEM/STEM study of transition metal doped ZnO thin films

Friday 14 September 2012

Nanocentre lunch seminar by Dr Andreas Kovac

Epitaxy of MnSb polymorphs on GaAs(111): a robust half-metal?

Friday 11 May 2012

A Condensed Matter Physics seminar by Professor Guangyu Go

Discoveries of Transuranium Elements - a brief overview

Wednesday 9 May 2012

A nuclear physics seminar by Dr Birger Back.

Molecules on surfaces – a challenge for electronic structure theory

Friday 4 May 2012

A condensed matter seminar by Patrick Rinke

Cyclotron Resonant Masers: a natural effect with important applications in the laboratory

Friday 4 May 2012

A seminar by Dr Kevin Ronald, University of Strathclyde

Epitaxy of MnSb polymorphs on GaAs(111): a robust half-metal?

Thursday 3 May 2012

A condensed matter physics seminar by Gavin Bell

Bayesian probability for nuclear fusion research

Friday 27 April 2012

A plasma physics seminar by Jakob Svensson

Laser spectroscopy at the limits; the new IGISOL 4 radioactive ion beam facility

Thursday 19 April 2012

A seminar by Dr Bradley Cheal, University of Manchester

Neutrinoless double beta decay - the nuclear structure ingredient

Thursday 12 April 2012

A seminar by Dr Benjamin Kay, University of York

The Upgrade of the REX Post-Accelerator at HIE-ISOLDE

Tuesday 10 April 2012

A nuclear physics seminar by Dr Matthew Fraser, CERN-ISOLDE

Electronic excitations in itinerant ferromagnets from first principles

Friday 16 March 2012

A seminar by Professor Arno Schindlmayr, University of Paderborn, Germany

Atmospheric-pressure rf discharges in admixtures of He+O2+H2O: Sources of Reactive Oxygen Species

Friday 16 March 2012

A Seminar given by Felipe Iza, Loughborough University.

Plasmas - as heard on TV

Friday 2 March 2012

Plasma

Seminar: Modelling the magnetoresistance of disordered superconducting films

Monday 9 January 2012

Visiting speaker Dr Gareth Conduit, from the the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, will give a seminar for the Condensed Matter Physics research group

Dynamics of a Nonlinear Resonance: from bump-on-tail to tokamak

Friday 2 December 2011

A seminar hosted by the Plasma Physics and Fusion Group in the York Plasma Institute

3D MHD equilibrium states in tokamaks

Thursday 24 November 2011

An ad-hoc seminar for the Plasma Physics and Fusion group

Novel experimental activities in support of the UK fusion technology programme

Tuesday 15 November 2011

A seminar for the Nuclear Physics and Plasma Physics and Fusion Groups. All welcome.

Status of the Felsenkeller shallow underground laboratory

Thursday 10 November 2011

Nuclear Physics group seminar - all welcome

Nuclear Incompressibility, the Asymmetry Term, and the MEM Effect

Wednesday 9 November 2011

A seminar hosted by the Nuclear Physics Group. All welcome.

An overview of atomic physics and opacity of plasmas

Friday 4 November 2011

A seminar hosted by the Plasma Physics and Fusion Group in the York Plasma Institute

Deeply-bound nucleon removal and transfer from light exotic nuclei

Wednesday 2 November 2011

A seminar hosted by the department's nuclear physics group

Seminar: Understanding the assembly of Si and Si-Co Clusters on Si(111) Surface

Thursday 15 September 2011

Visiting speaker Associate Professor Eng Soon Tok, from the National University of Singapore, will give a seminar for the Condensed Matter Physics research group

Microscale phase separation in fermionic systems with exotic superfluidity

Thursday 14 July 2011

Seminar hosted by the CMT and Nanophysics research groups in the Department of Physics

Safe Nuclear Reactor Design

Monday 13 June 2011

A seminar hosted by the Nuclear Physics Group

Electron Bernstein waves in tokamaks

Friday 10 June 2011

A seminar for the Plasma Physics and Fusion group

The SAGE spectrometer

Tuesday 17 May 2011

A seminar hosted by the York Nuclear Physics group: all welcome

Did it jump or was it pushed?

Monday 16 May 2011

Visiting speaker Dr Bill Allison of the Surface Physics Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, will give a talk in the Physics Department

Plasmas in and on liquids

Friday 6 May 2011

A seminar hosted by the York Plasma Physics and Fusion group

HELIOS – a novel spectrometer for transfer reactions in inverse kinematics

Tuesday 3 May 2011

Dr Ben Kay will present a novel utilisation of a large-bore superconducting solenoid for radioactive-ion-beam studies

Understanding the Properties of Surfaces and Interfaces in Nanoscale and Nanostructured Materials

Thursday 14 April 2011

An insight into the properties and non-equilibrium behaviour Nanoscale and nanostructured materials by the application of first principles based theoretical modelling.

A complete methodology for the analysis, simulation and reconstruction of 3D nanostructures

Friday 8 April 2011

Seminar hosted by the Department of Physics

Diamond and SiC for radiation detector applications

Monday 28 March 2011

Seminar for the Nuclear Physics and Solid State Physics research groups

Two- and three-dimensional characterisation of nanostructures using advanced TEM techniques

Friday 25 March 2011

A joint seminar between the Condensed Matter Theory and Nanophysics research groups and the Nanocentre

Interfacial properties of organic semiconductor / ferromagnetic heterojunctions

Monday 14 March 2011

The next instalment of the Physics joint CMT / nanophysics group seminar series is given by Dr Andrew Pratt of the Department of Physics here in York.

Synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications

Monday 28 February 2011

The next seminar in the Physics Department's series of joint Condensed Matter Theory and Nanophysics research group seminars looks at magnetic nanoparticles.

Making a thermometer on a nano-stick

Friday 25 February 2011

Dr Phil Dobson of the University of Glasgow's Engineering department talks about measuring thermal properties on the micro and nano-scale using Scanning Thermal Microscopy (SThM)