Research Group Seminars


Lecture: Single-molecule biophysics methods

Tools involving single-molecule bioimaging and manipulation techniques. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.


Lecture: Computational and other discrete mathematical techniques

Computational methods using atomic precise simulations to infer biomolecular shape changes, and other discrete mathematical approaches relevant to the Physics of Life. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.


PoLNET Workshop

Non-equilibrium Cold Plasmas in Biology and Medicine: The potential for basic science and technological applications in cancer and antibiotic resistant infection treatments.


PhD and MSc Fusion Open Day at Culham

Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE)is the UK's nation fusion research centre and the world's leading fusion laboratory.


Lecture: Biophotonics approaches

Development and applications of nanophotonics sensing technology for biological samples. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.


Lecture: Biomedical physics methods

Biophysics tools applied to disease, e.g. applications of low temperature plasma, and use of advanced biosensor probe technologies. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.


Lecture: Theoretical active biophysics

Including Brownian ratchets, swimmers and active phase separation. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.


Seminar: James Sleigh (UCL) (Title TBC)

Part of the Biological Physics seminar series

Previous research group seminars

Double moiré with a twist: super-moiré in encapsulated graphene

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Dr Lucian Covaci is from the University of Antwerp

Seminar: High-throughout fluorescent protein tagging to give novel insights in algal CO2 fixation

Friday 15 November 2019

Part of the Biological Physics seminar series

Earth abundant solar absorbers: optical properties, band alignments and solar cells

Friday 15 November 2019

Prof Tim Veal is from the Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy and Department of Physics, University of Liverpool

Lecture: Theoretical equilibrium biophysics into equilibrium

Friday 8 November 2019

Relevant polymer physics (wormlike chain, membrane fluctuations) and self-assembly. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.

Extending the Inelastic Mean Free Path: From soft to hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Friday 8 November 2019

Dr Regoutz is a Lecturer in Materials Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at University College London. She is a CAMS-UK Fellow and holds a Visiting Scientist position at Diamond Light Source.

Quantum Sorting: a new paradigm of quantum measurement in electron microscopy

Friday 1 November 2019

Dr Vincenzo Grillo is from CNR-NANO, Institute of Nanoscience, Italy.

Lecture: Basic Biology

Friday 25 October 2019

Essentials of biology, structures, language and molecule types. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.

Quantum Phase Transitions in disordered nanostructures

Friday 25 October 2019

Guilherme A Canella is studying his PhD at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil

Seminar: Ideas Pitch

Friday 18 October 2019

Part of the Biological Physics seminar series

A geometrical approach to nanocatalysis

Friday 18 October 2019

Dr Francesca Baletto is from the Department of Physics at King's College London

Workshop on 'Future of Theory in Fission'

Monday 14 October 2019

A workshop to be held at King's Manor, York

Manipulation of charge density waves in transition metal dichalcogenides by strain and adsorbates

Tuesday 8 October 2019

Dr Fabrizio Cossu from the Asia Pacific Centre for Theoretical Physics in Korea

Seminar: Multidimensional super-resolution imaging

Friday 4 October 2019

Part of the Biological Physics seminar series

Exploring physical phenomena in 2D materials and their heterostructures via multifunctional scanning probe microscopy

Friday 27 September 2019

Prof. Oleg Kolosov is from the Physics Department and Materials Science Institute at the University of Lancaster

Secondary Electron (Energy) Matters

Friday 20 September 2019

Dr Cornelea Rodenburg is from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield

Nuclear Astro Seminar

Thursday 12 September 2019

Ewa is studying spectroscopic analysis on stars.

Broadband Ferromagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: The “Swiss Army Knife” for Understanding Spin-Orbit Phenomena

Monday 9 September 2019

Dr Justin Shaw, is one of the IEEE Magnetics Distinguished Lecturers in 2019

Spintronics with two-dimensional materials

Friday 6 September 2019

Dr Ahmet Avsar, from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Nuclear Physics Symposium “Challenges in theory of heavy nuclei”

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Nuclear Physics Symposium to be held at King's Manor, York

Can science cope with open systems?

Friday 14 June 2019

Prof. Stefanovska runs the Nonlinear Biomedical Physics group at Lancaster University. Her research focuses on the physical principles underlying living systems.

Structure and properties of extended defects in materials through first principles calculations and electron microscopy

Friday 7 June 2019

Seminar by Dr Keith McKenna, CMPi Co-ordinator, University of York

Weak Binding Effects in Nuclear Structure: 40Mg and The Kerman Problem in the Continuum

Thursday 6 June 2019

Speaker is Augusto Macchiavelli from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.

Germanium spintronics with Heusler alloys & the growth of pseudo-gap Heisler-alloy films

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Prof. Kohei Hamaya - Department of Systems Innovation, Osaka University

TMD-on-Silicon Lasers

Friday 31 May 2019

Dr Yue (Christina) Wang will deliver a special CMpi seminar. Christina - a member of the Photonics group since 2013 - was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow September last year with her project TOAST - two-dimensional optical amplification for silicon technologies. This special seminar is therefore a good opportunity to learn about TOAST and her recent work on TMD lasers.

Charge Density-Wave States in Single-Layer Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides

Friday 17 May 2019

Phil King is a Royal Society URF and Professor of Physics at the School of Physics and Astronomy, St Andrews.

In-situ depth profiling of lithium in solid-electrolyte using ion and neutron beams

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Dr Koboyashi is research scientist working in the Photonics Control Technology team at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics

Investigation of the octupole degree of freedom with Coulomb excitation

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Liam Gaffney, University of Liverpool

Thermomagnetic recording fidelity of nanometer sized iron: implications for planetary magnetism

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Wyn Williams is Professor of Mineral Physics at the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh.

Magnetocaloric Effect: From Energy Efficient Refrigeration to Fundamental Studies of Phase Transitions

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Professor Victorino Franco (University of Seville) is one of this year's IEEE Distinguished Lecturers

Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy at TRIUMF

Monday 8 April 2019

Cornelia Hoehr is Deputy Associate Laboratory Director - Life Sciences, TRIUMF.

Brillouin optomechanical strong coupling

Friday 5 April 2019

Dr Michael Vanner is a Lecturer at the Department of Physics, ICL, where he leads the quantum measurement lab. His research interests include cavity quantum optomechanics, quantum photonics, and hybrid quantum systems.

Nuclear Physics research at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology

Wednesday 27 March 2019

The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) is a young institution, having opened its doors to the first cohort of students in year 2012.

New Perspectives in Ab Initio Nuclear Structure Theory

Monday 25 March 2019

Over the past 20 years low-energy nuclear structure theory has changed profoundly.

Tuning Magnetic Anisotropy in Nanostructures for Biomedical and Electromagnetic Applications

Thursday 7 March 2019

Prof Hari Srikanth is a professor of physics at the University of South Florida (USF).

Methods for obtaining the exact density functional

Friday 1 March 2019

Dr Baker is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institut Quantique, Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada.

Measuring the most challenging decays with the Argonne Fragment Mass Analyser (FMA)

Wednesday 20 February 2019

Daniel Doherty will be visiting from the University of Surrey

Magnetooptical effects: enhancement by structures and application

Thursday 14 February 2019

Prof Hironaga Uchida is visiting from Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan

Spin and energy resolved imaging with Scanning Field-Emission Microscopy (SFEM)

Friday 1 February 2019

This seminar will review Dr Walker's collaborative work recently developed at ETH Zürich, which aimed to apply a newly developed Scanning Field-Emission Microscopy technique to investigations of magnetic samples.

Introduction to the Questaal LMTO Suite

Friday 18 January 2019

Dr Jackson specialises in f-electron systems, magnetism and methods for treating strong electronic correlation, specifically the GW approximation and the self-interaction correction to DFT.

A current view of nuclear structure: “exotic” versus “stable” nuclei

Thursday 17 January 2019

A seminar by John L. Wood from the Georgia Institute of Technology

Nuclear excitations: density-functional versus many-body approaches

Wednesday 16 January 2019

Gialuca Cola if from the University of Milan

Rhombohedral graphene and the SSH model

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Dr McCann is a theorist who specialises in electronic & transport properties of graphene-based systems, widely known for his work on gapped bilayer graphene and weak localisation.

Bioinspired energy materials and processes with applications

Friday 14 December 2018

Prof. Lidija Šiller is from the School of Engineering, Newcastle University, UK

Current and future capabilities of Geant4

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Geant4 is an open source radiation simulation toolkit widely used in particle and nuclear physics, space and medicine.

Magnetic skyrmions in ultrathin films

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Dr Thiaville is a world-leading researcher in the area of interfacial magnetic phenomena


Tuesday 4 December 2018

A seminar by Prof Nico Orce of the University of the Western Cape

Structural Magnetostrictive Alloys: From Flexible Sensors to Energy Harvesters and Magnetically Controlled Auxetics

Monday 3 December 2018

Prof. Alison B. Flatau is one of this year's Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturers

Decommissioning Sellafield

Friday 30 November 2018

Decommissioning Sellafield: An overview of the challenges of decommissioning the Sellafield site and the role of academia in this.

The high precision mass spectrometer ISOLTRAP at ISOLDE/CERN – a versatile tool box for nuclear physics studies.

Monday 19 November 2018

A seminar by Frank Wienholtz from the ISOLTRAP collaboration

Interfacial Spin-Orbit Phenomena in 2D Materials

Friday 9 November 2018

A seminar by Dr Aires Ferreira of the University of York

Astrophysical and nuclear physics uncertainties: Nucleosynthesis in neutrino-driven supernova ejecta

Tuesday 6 November 2018

Julia Bliss is from Technische Universita ̈t Darmstadt and will be speaking about nucleosynthesis in neutrino-driven supernova ejecta.

Chirality, Wobbling and Chiral Wobblers

Friday 26 October 2018

Umesh Garg is from the University of Notre Dame

NanoELPH: Nanoscale Electronic and Phononic Phenomena in Materials for Future Technologies

Friday 19 October 2018

A seminar by Prof Sarah Thompson of the University of York

"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 (

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


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)