# Programme: Research Conference

*Computation meets Experiment*

** [Each experimental talk 25mins+5mins questions, each theory/computational talk 20mins+5mins questions]
All lectures take place in the Physics Lecture Theatre (PLT) in the Physics Department (48 on campus map)
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**Saturday 13 July**

**13.00 Registration - Physics Concourse**, Physics Department (48 on campus map)

**13.45** **Conference starts** - **Physics Lecture Theatre (PLT)** Welcome (Julie Staunton, University of Warwick)

#### Session 1

**14.00** Nicholas Plumb(Swiss Light Source) **The one-two punch of angle-resolved photoemission and resonant inelastic**

**x-ray scattering: Examples from complex oxides**

**14.30** Matti Lindroos (Tampere University of Technology) **Computational ARPES, beyond spectral functions**

**14.55** Friedel Reinert (University of Wuerzburg) *Kondo and Correlation in Angle Resolved Photoemission Spectroscopy*

**15.25** Jurgen Braun (LMU Munich) *Spectroscopical properties of topological insulators: dichroism, final-state effects and Rashba physics*

**15.50 -16.10** Discussion

Coffee (**Physics Concourse**)

#### Session 2

**16.30** Heiko Wende (Universität Duisburg-Essen) **Magnetic coupling in molecular spin hybrid systems: experiment and theory**

**17.00** Samir Lounis (Forschungszentrum Juelich) **Theory of dynamical magnetic excitations in itinerant nanomagnets**

**17.25** Gleb Parakhonskiy (ESRF) **Search for structure of 3d-metals melts under high pressure with XANES**

**17.55** John Rehr (University of Washington) *Extensions of the Real-space Green's Function Approach for Calculations of* X-ray Absorption and Inelastic Scattering

**18.20 -18.40** Discussion

(Poster boards available)

**19.30** Dinner (**Rootes Restaurant**, building 54)

### Sunday 14 July

**8.45** start

#### Session 3

**8.50** Elizabeth Blackburn (University of Birmingham) **Interpreting signatures of CDW order in the normal state of underdoped **

**cuprates**

**9.20** Martin Gradhand (University of Bristol) **Kerr rotation and Hall effects in unconventional superconductors**

**9.45** Stephen Dugdale (University of Bristol) **Allying theory to positron annihilation experiments**

**10.15** Durga Paudyal (Ames Lab.) **Rare earth based materials: play ground for theory, computation and experiment**

**10.40-11.00** Discussion

Coffee (**Physics Concourse**)

#### Session 4

**11.20** Geetha Balakrishnan (University of Warwick) **Synthesis and study of Topological Insulators: bulk crystalline and nanomaterials**

**11.50** Arthur Ernst (MPI Halle) **First-principles design of complex oxides**

**12.15** Jon Duffy (University of Warwick) **What can we learn from magnetic Compton scattering?**

**12.45-13.00** Discussion

**13.00** Lunch (**Rootes Restaurant**, building 54)

**13.30-15.00** Posters (including poster shouts?) **Physics Concourse**

#### Session 5

**15.00** Jan Honolka (ASCR Prague) **X-ray absorption spectroscopy of magnetic atoms coupled to topological insulators **

**15.30** Peter Krueger (Chiba University)** Polarization and spin dependent resonant photoemission: what can we learn?**

**15.55-16.10** Discussion

Coffee (**Physics Concourse**)

**16.30** Saskia Fischer (Humboldt University Berlin) **Combined structural, electronic and transport investigations of thickness-dependent properties from undoped topological insulator Bi2Se3 microflakes**

**17.00** Hubert Ebert (LMU Munich)** ****Ab-initio calculation of the Gilbert damping parameter for transition metal alloys by means of a linear response theory**

**17.25** Hisazumi Akai (University of Tokyo) **A new formalism for Keldysh Green's functions in the KKR method**

**17.50** Jan Zemen (University of Nottingham) **Tunneling Anisotropic Magnetoresistance (TAMR) in tunnel junctions with ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic electrodes**

**18.15-18.30** Discussion

**19.30** Conference Dinner (**Chancellors Suite, Rootes Building, **54**)**

### Monday 15 July

**8.45 **start

#### Session 6

**8.50** Khalil Zakeri (MPI Halle) **Magnetic excitations in ultrathin ferromagnetic films: The role of spin-orbit coupling**

**9.20** Laszlo Szunyogh (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) **Using the Relativistic Disordered Local Moment scheme for itinerant ****magnetism at finite temperatures**

**9.45** Wulf Wulfhekel (KIT) **Dynamic magnetic excitations in atoms and clusters - from femto seconds to minutes**

**10.15** Ilja Turek (ASCR Brno) **Tunnelling anisotropic magnetoresistance in epitaxial junctions from ab initio and semi-empirical theory**

**10.40-11.00** Discussion

Coffee (**Physics Concourse**)

**11.20** Phivos Mavropoulos (Forschungszentrum Juelich) **Anisotropy of spin relaxation in metals and metallic films**

**11.45 **Chris Marrows (University of Leeds) **Spin-polarisation and skyrmions in Co-doped FeSi epilayers**

**12.15 -12.30** Discussion

**12.30** Lunch (**Physics Concourse**)

#### Session 7

**13.30** Rudi Zeller (Forschungszentrum Juelich) **KKR Green-function techniques for electronic structure calculations at the nanoscale **

**13.55** Christian Heiliger (University Giessen) **Spin-dependent transport in tunnel junctions with magnetic alloys: ****Importance of vertex corrections **

**14.20** Markus Daene (LLNL) **Self-Interaction Free and Analytic** **Treatment**** of the Coulomb Energy in Kohn-Sham Density Functional Theory**

**14.45-15.30** Discussion and closing remarks

**15.30-16.00** Coffee (**Physics Concourse**)

**16.00-17.00 Widening participation **closed session

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