Center workshop 2017

The first workshop organized by QuSpin will took place October 5th and 6th (2017) in Trondheim. The program is shown below and can also be downloaded as a pdf-file.

Organizers: Arne Brataas, Jacob Linder, Asle Sudbø, Justin Wells, and Sol Jacobsen (local planning).


Thursday, October 5th

08.30-09.00: QuSpin opening
09.00-09.30: Mark Blamire. Superconducting spintronics.
09.30-10.00: Jan Arts. Magnetic control over spin triplet supercurrents.

10.00-10.30: Break

10.30-11.00: Alexander Golubov. Superconductor-ferromagnet junctions: physics and applications.
11.00-11.30: Annica Black-Schaffer. Magnetic impurities in spin-orbit coupled superconductors.

11.30-12.00: Break

12.00-12.30: Matthias Eschrig. Spin control in superconducting devices. 

12.30-14.00: Lunch

14.00-14.30: Geoffrey Beach. Room temperature magnetic skyrmions in engineered heterostructures.
14.30-15.00: Christian Back. Entropy-limited topological protection of skyrmions.

15.00-15.30: Break

15.30-16.00: Thomas Jungwirth. THz electrical writing speed in an antiferromagnetic memory.
16.00-16.30: Xavier Waintal. Quantum electronics at Terahertz frequencies.
16.30-17.30: Meeting for members of Scientific Advisory Committee and QuSpin Centre Director

18.00- : Workshop dinner.


Friday, October 6th

09.00-09.30: Daniela Pfannkuch. Spin dynamics and transport through magnetic adatoms on surfaces.
09.30-10.00: Gerrit Bauer. Spin cavitronics with YIG.

10.00-10.30: Break

10.30-11.00: Andrew D. Kent. Magnon condensates in spin-transfer nanocontacts.
11.00-11.30: Wolfgang Belzig. Quantum non-integral magnonics at magnetic insulator-normal metal interfaces.

11.30-13.00: Lunch

13.00-13.30: Mathias Bode. Robust spin-polarized midgap states at step edges of topological crystalline insulators.
13.30-14.00: Phil King. Spin-orbit coupled d-electron surface states of delassite oxides.

14.00-14.30: Break

14.30-15.00: Ferdinand Kuemmeth. Voltage-controlled spin qubit experiments in arrays of quantum dots.
15.00-15.30: Alexander Balatsky. Dirac magnons in honeycomb ferromagnets.
15.30-16.00: Milena Grifoni. Majorana fermions in carbon nanotubes.




Time for a little break from intense research

Invited speakers, PhD students, and postdoctoral researchers at QuSpin give seminars on a regular basis. We encourage master students to participate at these events in order to get a peak at the ongoing research at the center.


The seminars is held on Thursdays  and starts at 12.30 AM in E5-103

June 13th, PostDoc Xiansi Wang  Title: Current driven dynamics of magnetic hopfions.

May 30th (date to me changed),  Researcher Alireza Qaiumzadeh. Title: Antiferromagnetic Skyrmions. 

May 16th,  PostDoc Robert Troncoso Title: TBA

May 2nd,  Researcher Sol H. Jacobsen. Title: TBA

April 29th,  PhD Sanchar Sharma who is a student in Delft supervised jointly by Gerrit Bauer and Yaroslav Blanter. He works with magnon-photon coupling in optical/microwave cavities. More info on title and abstract will follow.

March 21st,  PhD Arnau Sala. Title "Quantum Dots, spins and Pauli's exclusion principle: Spin resonances in the strong driving regime."

March 7th,  PhD Martin Fonnum Johansen. Title "Scattering Theory through disordered magnets".

February 7th,  PhD Øyvind Johansen. Title "Cavity Spintronics".



The seminars starts at 12.30 AM.

June 21st, room E5-103. Dr. Dmytro Polischuk. Thermal and spin dynamic effects in synthetic antiferromagnets. Erik HolmgrenResonant core dynamics in strongly coupled spin vortex pairs.

June 8th, room E5-103. Alireza Qaiumzadeh. All-magnonic helicity dependent domain-wall motion in antiferromagnets.

June 5th, room E5-103. Prof. So Takei. Spin current fluctuations in one-dimensional quantum paramagnets.

May 25th, room E5-103. Sverre Gulbrandsen. Ultrafast switching of ferro- and ferrimagnets described by Schwinger bosons.

May 22th, room E5-103. Prof. Wolfgang Belzig. Aspects of Mesoscopic Super Conductivity. Topological Junction and Frustrated Dissipation.

May 4th, room E5-103. Jabir Ali Ouassou. Bistability and hysteresis in superconducting materials.

April 30th, room E5-103. Prof. Alex Khajetoorians. Spin sensing and magnetic design, one atom at a time.

April 20th, room E5-103. Rajesh Kumar Chellappan. Preparation of Graphene/SioO2/SiC structure for Electronic and Spintronic Devices.

April 6th, room E5-103. Fredrik Nicolai Krohg. Derivation of a Ginzburg-Landau free energy density containing mixed gradient terms of a p+ip superconductor with spin-orbit coupling.

March , room E5-103. Prof. Mathias Kläui. Quantum Spintronics at Mauinz- from spin superfluidity to topologically protected spin structures.

March 16th, room E5-103. Alex Schenk. Experimental methods for investigating low-dimensional electronic systems.

March 6th, room E5-103. Prof. Christoph Tegenkamp. Spin-charge transport phenomena on the atomic scale. 

March 2nd, room E5-103. Marina Jorge. Canceled.

February 26th, room E5-103. Paramita Dutta.

February 22nd, room E5-103. Charlotte Saunders.

February 20th, room E5-103. Benedetta Flebus.

February 16th, room E5-103. Arnau Sala. Spin qubits in quantum dots: Decoherence-free subspaces in exchange-only multi-dot qubits.

February 6th, room E5-103. Scott Bender.

February 2nd, room E5-103. Eirik Løhaugen Fjærbu. Superconductivity induced by interfacial coupling to magnons

January, room E5-103. Phillip Hofmann.



December 7th, room E5-103. Suraj Kumar Singh. Spintronics in metallic oxides and magnonic crystals.

November 23rd, room E5-103. Øyvind Johansen. Controlling antiferromagnetic resonance by an external magnetic field.

November 9th, room E5-103. Roberto Troncoso. Self-oscillators, spin–orbit torques and antiferromagnets.

October 26th, room E5-103. Sol Jacobsen. Superconductivity and spin–orbit coupling in diffusive heterostructures: a research summary.

October 11th, room E5-103. Vetle Risinggård. Current-induced domain wall motion. Spin–orbit torques.

September 28th, room D4-132. Henning Goa Hugdal. Superconductivity in weakly repulsive 2D Hubbard model with Rashba spin-orbit coupling and magnetic field.

September 14th, room D4-132. Morten Amundsen. Simulation of superconducting systems in 2D and 3D: a tutorial on the finite element method.

September 1st, room E5-103: Flavio Nogueira (Leibnitz Institute in Dresden). Duality between a 3D topological Mott insulator and a topological superconductor









Lecture series

More info to come.