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Conference / Magnetism: JEMS 2016
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Conference / Magnetism: JEMS 2016

The Joint European Magnetic Symposia are the most important and comprehensive conference on magnetism in Europe. JEMS focuses on a broad range of topics embracing applicative and fundamental aspects of magnetism, as well as novel magnetic materials. Presentations consist of plenary, semi-plenary, and contributed talks, complemented by poster sessions. A number of invited speakers give lectures on important recent advances in the field. The attendance of young students is welcome.

22/08/2016 to 26/08/2016
When: 22/08/2016
Where: Glasgow
United Kingdom
Contact: Claire Garland
+44 (0)20 7470 4800
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The Joint European Magnetics Symposia (JEMS) has evolved over the last 15 years into a premier scientific forum for presenting the latest cutting edge developments in magnetism and magnetic materials research. The conference has a breadth of topics ranging from the fundamental to the applied, and exemplifying the diversity of approach inherent to the European context. Topics range across all areas of current interest and include strongly correlated systems, materials for energy and biomedical applications, spintronics, ultrafast optical switching, chiral spin materials and magnonics.

The structure of the conference ensures that all participants can enjoy plenary and semi-plenary speakers from around the world, representing leading efforts at the frontiers of topical areas. Attendees are encouraged to contribute to specialised symposia through talks and poster sessions devoted to their specific research topics.

Glasgow has a rich and proud history in the subject of magnetism. The city hosted the pioneering research of Lord Kelvin and John Kerr, and has brought the same spirit of innovation and ingenuity to many other aspects of science and engineering, truly one of the cradles of the industrial revolution. Culturally, the city is a centre for Scottish arts with a thriving music scene, innovative artistic community, and a richly diverse centre. Moreover, the city serves as a gateway to the Scottish Highlands – some of the world's most enchanting and magical landscapes. We cordially invite participants to take the opportunity to explore both the city and country.

Venue and location
The conference will be held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city.

Plenary speakers

Vincent Cros (Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS, France)
Room temperature supercurrents in a magnonic system
Burkard Hillebrands (Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany)
Jordan Katine (HGST, USA)
Hideo Ohno (Tohoku University, Japan)
Nicola Spaldin (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Semi-plenary speakers

Norman Birge (Michigan State University, USA)
Valentin Dediu (CNR-ISMM, Italy)
Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski (Institute for Microstructure Research, Research Centre Jülich, Germany)
Claudia Felser (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany)
Andrei Kirilyuk (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Lluís Mañosa (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Clara Marquina (University of Zaragoza, Spain)
Eiji Saitoh (Tohoku University, Japan)
Roberta Sessoli (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy)
Bart van Wees ( University of Groningen Nijenborgh, The Netherlands)

List of symposia

Biomagnetism and medical applications
Symposium organisers: Russell Cowburn and Alessandro Lascialfari

Electronic correlations, superconductivity, superconducting spintronics
Symposium organisers: Steve Hayden and Marco Aprilli

Frustrated and disordered magnetism including spin ice
Symposium organisers: Steve Bramwell and Francois Montaigne

Magnetic memories and magnetic recording, sensors
Symposium organisers: Jim Miles and Hélène Béa

Magnetic thin films, surface, interfaces and patterned thin films
Symposium organisers: Dan Allwood, Francesca Casoli and Jeffrey McCord

Magnetic shape memory, magnetoelastic and multifunctional materials
Symposium organisers: Manfred Kohl and Volodymir Chernenko

Magnetism and spin transport in graphene/h-BN, carbon based and organic materials
Symposium organisers: Ivan Vera-Marun and Saroj Dash

Magnetism in alloys and intermetallics
Symposium organisers: Katayun Barmak and Ludwig Schultz

Magneto-transport, spin electronics, topological insulators
Symposium organisers: Astufumi Hirohata and Riccardo Bertacco

Materials for energy (permanent magnets, magnetocalorics, soft magnetic materials, Heusler alloys)
Symposium organisers: Leslie Cohen and George Hadjipanayis

Micromagnetics, magnetization processes
Symposium organisers: Hans Fangohr and Thomas Schrefl

Nanoparticles and interfaces , nanomaterials and molecular magnetism
Symposium organisers: Mark Murrie and Gregory Chaboussant

Optically driven spin excitations, magneto-optics and magnetoplasmonics
Symposium organisers: Roy Chantrell, Oksana Chubykalo and Paolo Vavassori

Perovskites, Multiferroics, artificial/composite multiferroics
Symposium organisers: Neil Mathur, C Ross and Caf Vaz

Spin orbitronics, spintronics in antiferromagnets and skyrmions
Symposium organisers: Chris Marrows and Yuriy Mokrousov

Spin waves, magnonics and dynamics
Symposium organisers: Volodymyr Kruglyak and Giovanni Carlotti
Key dates
Abstract submission deadline: 18 March 2016
Early registration deadline:      10 July 2016
Registration deadline:              12 August 2016

Organising committee
♦ Robert Stamps (Chair)
♦ Stephen Lee (Chair)

Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London W1B 1NT, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7470 4800

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