Nebraska MRSEC Review October 1, 2009

October 1, 2009
Embassy Suites Hotel Lincoln

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Welcome, Dr. Prem Paul, Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  Morning Session Chair: Alexei Gruverman
8:40 a.m. QSPINS Overview, Evgeny Tsymbal
8:55 a.m. IRG 1 Overview, Nanoscale Magnetism: Structures, Materials and Phenomena, David Sellmyer
9:10 a.m. Electronic Structure and Magnetism of Novel Clusters and Nanostructures, Xiao Chen Zeng
9:35 a.m. Magnetism of Exchange-Coupled Nanophases, Jeffrey Shield
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Exotic Magnetization Processes in Nanostructures, Ralph Skomski
10:55 a.m. Designed Magnetic Nanostructures, Axel Enders
11:20 a.m. Seed 1, Magnetism of Ferromagnetic Nanospirals, Eva Schubert
11:40 p.m. Seed 2, Tunable Magnetic Tunnel Junction with Optical Output, Ravi Saraf
12:00 p.m. Lunch / External Advisory Board Meeting (Chancellor Room)
  Afternoon Session Chair: Axel Enders
1:30 p.m. Seed 3, Electronic DNA Detection via Magnetic Particles Preconcentration, Rebecca Lai
1:50 p.m. IRG 2 Overview, Magnetoelectric Interfaces and Spin Transport, Christian Binek
2:05 p.m. Reversible and Global Electric Control of Exchange Bias at Room Temperature,Christian Binek
2:30p.m. Magnetization Switching using Surface Acoustic Waves, Shireen Adenwalla
2:55 p.m. Ferroelectric Polarization Phenomena at the Nanoscale, Alexei Gruverman
3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
3:45 p.m. Striving for HeterojunctionSpintronic Devices: Devising better Rare Earth Semiconductors, with Large Local Moments by Design, Kirill Belashchenko
4:10 p.m. Education/Outreach, Roger Kirby
4:35 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Poster Session and Reception (Regents A) with Mediterranean Table and Cash Bar
7:00 p.m. Dinner (Holiday Inn Downtown Lincoln - University Room)