Condensed Matter Physics Events

Previous Events

"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.

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

“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.

"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.

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.

"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)

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.

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

Molecules on surfaces – a challenge for electronic structure theory

Friday 4 May 2012

A condensed matter seminar by Patrick Rinke

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

Thursday 3 May 2012

A condensed matter physics seminar by Gavin Bell

Electronic excitations in itinerant ferromagnets from first principles

Friday 16 March 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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)

Past Seminars