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Magnetic Nanostructures
August 22-27, 2004
Big Sky Resort
Big Sky, MT
Chair:
Patrick Bruno

Vice Chair:
Jagadeesh S. Moodera

SUNDAY
2:00 pm - 9:00 pmArrival and check-in
6:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmFabrication of nanostructures: top-down / bottom-up
Discussion Leader: Robert J. Celotta (NIST, Gaithersburg)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmCaroline Ross (MIT, Cambridge, MA)
"Fabrication of magnetic nanostructures using conventional and non-conventional lithography"
8:30 pm - 9:30 pmWolf-Dieter Schneider (EPFL, Lausanne)
"Adatom superlattice created by surface state electrons"
MONDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 amPhoto
9:00 am - 12:30 pmMagnetic tunnel junctions, magnetic anisotropy, magnetic microscopies
Discussion Leaders: Klaus Baberschke (Free Univ. Berlin) & William H. Butler (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa)
9:00 am - 10:00 am Shinji Yuasa (AIST, Tsukuba)
"High tunnel magnetoresistance effect in single-crystal Fe/MgO/Fe tunnel junctions"
10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 11:30 amHarald Brune (EPFL, Lausanne)
"Magnetic anisotropy in surface supported nanostructures"
11:30 am - 12:30 pmRoland Wiesendanger (Hamburg Univ.)
"Frontiers of Nanomagnetism studied by Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscopy"
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Free Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session I
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Spin-current induced magnetic excitations
Discussion Leaders: Arne Braatas (Univ. Trondheim) & John Unguris (NIST, Gaithersburg)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pmMark D. Stiles (NIST, Gaithersburg)
"Spin currents in magnetic multilayers"
8:30 pm - 9:30 pmRobert A. Buhrman (Ithaca)
"Dynamic Behavior of Spin-Transfer Excited Nanomagnets"
TUESDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pmKondo effect and spin-dependent transport in nanostructures and quantum dots
Discussion Leader: Johann Kroha (Univ. Bonn)
9:00 am - 10:00 am Klaus Kern (MPI Stuttgart)
"Electronic Correlations at magnetic Impurities on Metallic Surfaces"
10:00 am Coffee Break
10:30 am - 11:30 amJan Martinek (Karlsruhe/Poznan)
"Quantum dots attached to ferromagnetic leads: exchange field, spin precession, RKKY interaction and Kondo effect"
11:30 am - 12:30 pmDavid Goldhaber-Gordon (Stanford)
"Spins in semiconductor point contacts"
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Free Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Poster Session II
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPoint contacts and nanowires
Discussion Leaders: Jack Bass (Michigan State Univ.) & Ingrid Mertig (Univ. Halle)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Gen Tatara (Univ. Osaka)
"Microscopic Theory of Current-induced Domain Wall Motion"
8:30 pm - 9:30 pmWilliam Rippard (NIST, Boulder)
"Spin transfer induced dynamics in magnetic point contacts"
WEDNESDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pmSpin injection, spin logic, and spin manipulation for quantum computing
Discussion Leader: Gustaaf R. Borghs (Univ. Leuven)
9:00 am - 10:00 amWolfgang W. Rühle (Univ. Marburg)
"Optical detection of coherently controlled spin currents in semiconductors"
10:00 amCoffee Break
10:30 am - 11:30 am Reinhold Koch (PDI Berlin)
"Reconfigurable logic with a single magnetoresistive element"
11:30 am - 12:30 pm David D. Awschalom (UC Santa Barbara)
"Manipulating spin coherence in semiconductors and molecularly-linked nanostructures"
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Poster Session III
6:00 pm Dinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Magnetic semiconductors
Discussion Leaders: Berend T. Jonker (ONR, Washington) & Thomas C. Schulthess (Oak Ridge Nat. Lab.)
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Peter H. Dederichs (FZ Jülich)
"Exchange interactions and Curie temperature in dilute magnetic semiconductors"
8:30 pm - 9:30 pmHideo Ohno (Tohoku Univ., Sendai)
"Magnetism and Magnetization Manipulation in Semiconductors"
THURSDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pmUltrafast spin dynamics
Discussion Leader: Ulrich Rüdiger (Univ. Konstanz)
9:00 am - 10:00 amClaude Chappert (CNRS, Orsay)
"Ultrafast precession based switching strategies for MRAM devices"
10:00 amCoffee Break
10:30 am - 11:30 amTheo Rasing (Univ. Nijmegen)
"Laser induced ultrafast switching in ferromagnetic and anti-ferromagnetic materials"
11:30 am - 12:30 pmHans-Ch. Siegmann (Stanford)
"Precessional switching with very short magnetic field pulses"
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm Free Time
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmNew developments: Berry phase effects and single-spin experiments
Discussion Leader: David D. Awschalom (UC Santa Barbara)
7:30 pm - 8:10 pmYasujiro Taguchi (Tohoku Univ., Sendai)
"Spin chirality as a source of anomalous Hall effect"
8:10 pm - 8:50 pmAndreas Heinrich (IBM Almaden)
"Measuring single spins with a scanning tunnelling microscope"
8:50 pm - 9:30 pm Daniel Rugar (IBM Almaden)
"Single spin detection by magnetic resonance force microscopy"
FRIDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
9:00 amDeparture

 
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