CDT-CMP Talks 2016/17

These are the talks that happened in the CDT last year, please look at the 2017/18 page for an up to date list for this academic year.

Journal Club
Journal club usually happens on Monday afternoons 2-4pm, and are streamed between Bath and Bristol.

Date Speaker Title Paper
6th March 2017  Paolo Abrami Reversible Control of Co Magnetism by Voltage-Induced Oxidation  Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 267202 (2014)
 Owen Moulding Ferromagnetic Quantum Critical Point in the Heavy-Fermion Metal YbNi4(P1-xAsx)2  Science 339, 933 (2013)
13th March 2017  Tom Saunderson Experimental Observation of the Quantum Anomalous Hall Effect in a Magnetic Topological Insulator  Science 340, 167 (2013)
 Lawrence Gammond  Pressure-induced normal-incommensurate and incommensurate-commensurate phase transitions in CrOCl Sci. Rep. 5, 9647 (2015)
20th March 2017 Surani Gunasekera Terahertz-field-induced insulator-to-metal transition in vanadium dioxide metamaterial Nature 487, 345 (2012)
Nathan Missault Room-Temperature Quantum Bit Storage Exceeding 39 Minutes Using Ionized Donors in Silicon-28 Science 342, 830 (2013)

Seminar Series
The seminar series happens on a Tuesday afternoon 2-4, these are from a variety of people including academics and students based at Bath and Bristol and also external speakers.

 Date Speaker Title More Info
18th October 2016 Kei Takashina

Spin-valley physics and other possbilities with silicon-based two-dimensional systems

 1st November 2016  Simon Hall Unexpected Crystals  01.11.16 – Simon Hall
 15th November 2016  Sergey Gordeev Shuttling transport in nanostructures  15.11.16 – Sergey Gordeev
 29th November 2016  Martin Gradhand  Unconventional Transport in Unconventional Materials  29.11.16 – Martin Gradhand
13th December 2016 Alison Walker Multiscale modelling of charge and energy transport in organic and hybrid organic-inorganic devices and materials
28th February 2017 Lewis Hart Novel Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Semiconductors and Heterostructures  28.02.2017 – Lewis Hart
28th March 2017 Joshua Robbins  Modern Theory for the Orbital Magnetisation in a Superconductor  28.03.2017 – Joshua Robbins Flyer

Other Presentations

These are generally the students assessed talks and include talks on ETP projects, group work etc.

ETP2 presentations, Tuesday 7th March 2017, 2.00 pm

Liam Farrar – “A nanoscale Archimedes screw

Tom Saunderson – “Self Consistent Calculations in Superconducting Niobium

Nathan Missault – “The electronic structure of LaAgSb2

Surani Gunasekera – “Electronic structure of hexagonal and octahedral MoS2 monolayers

Group Work presentations, Friday 31st March 2017, 2.30 pm

Group 1 – “Multimedia in CMP

Group 2 – “Workshop in CMP

Group 3 – “Joining Superconductors