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2008
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Dec. 15 (Mon.) 16:00~
Speaker Prof. A. Sudbo (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Title "Large-scale Monte Carlo simulations on novel phase transitions across the pseudogap-line in high-Tc cuprates" (Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 7th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
International Conference
Date Dec.10(Wed.)-12(Fri.), 2008(Simposium"J" Dates)
Venue Nagoya Congress Center (Nagoya, Japan) (URL)
Title Joining Technology for New Metallic Glasses and Inorganic Materials-
Detail Homepage URL: http://www.iumrs-ica2008.jp/
Contact Symposium"J"Chair: Mikio Fukuhara(IMR, Tohoku Univ.)
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Secretariat for IUMRS-ICA 2008
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WPI Joint Seminar Series of Theory and Experiments The Fifth Seminar
Date Dec. 9 (Tue.) 14:00~17:00
Detail Program
Room Lecture Hall, 1st floor, IMR Bldg.II
Contact to Administrative Office
WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research,
Tohoku University
Phone: +81-22-217-5922
5th Materials Science School for Young Scientists
Date Dec. 4(Thu.) - 5(Fri.), 2008
Place “Hotel Iwanuma-ya”, Akiu-spa, Sendai
Title 5th Materials Science School for Young Scientists (KINKEN-WAKATE 2008)
"Challenge to Integration of Advanced Materials Science"
Detail Homepage
URL: http://www.hflsm.imr.tohoku.ac.jp/KINKEN-WAKATE2008/
Contact e-mail:
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Dec. 3 (Wed.) 16:00 ~
Speakers (1) Dr. M. Hatami (TU Delft)
(2) Prof. H.W. Lee (POSTECH, Korea)
(3) Prof. H.S. Yang (NU Singapore)
Title 1) Spin Hall and Nernst-Ettingshausen effects: coupling between electronic charge, spin and heat currents
(2) Electron transport in nanostructures
(3) Higher order tunneling phenomena in magnetic tunnel junctions
(Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
116th Lecture Presentation in Institute for Materials Research
Date Nov. 27(Thu.)、28(Fri.)
Place Auditorium, Bldg. 2, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Schedule Program (PDF)
Contact Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Nov. 4 (Tue.) 16:00 ~
Speaker Prof. S.-F. Zhang (Univ. of Arizona)
Title "Unconventional spin torques"(Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Oct. 28 (Tue.) 16:00 ~
Speaker Prof. J. Bonca (Univ. of Ljublijana, Slovenia)
Title "Optical properties of the t-J-Holstein model and research of the bipolaron properties in the t-J model" (Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
ICC-IMR Workshop
Date Oct. 1(Wed.) - Oct.3(Fri.)
Venue Lecture Hall [1st floor, 2nd bldg.]
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University  (Access)
Title International Workshop on " Inelastic Neutron and X-Ray Scattering in Strongly Correlated Electron Systems" (poster)
Detail Program
Contact S. MAEKAWA (IMR, Tohoku Univ )
K. YAMADA (WPI, Tohoku Univ)
T. TOHYAMA (Kyoto Univ)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Aug. 29 (Fri.) 13:30 ~
Speaker Dr. G. Singh Bhalla (University of Florida)
Title "Insulating domain walls in mixed phase manganites" (Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
Seminar
Date Jun. 16 (Mon.) 15:00 ~
Speaker Assoc. Prof. Kenji Ohoyama (Yamada Lab., IMR, Tohoku Univ.)
Title Observation of Field Induced Magnetic Transitions in Spin Frustration Systems by the Neutron Diffraction Technique with a 40T Pulse Magnet
Room Seminar room , 2nd build. 5F IMR, Tohoku University
Contact to  
WPI / IMR Seminar
Date Jun. 12 (Thu.) 15:00 ~
Speaker Dr.John Tranquada (Brookhaven National Laboratory, U.S.A.)
Title Spins, Stripes, and Superconductivity in Layered Cuprates (URL)
Room Seminar room 1, COE build. 2F IMR, Tohoku University
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Condensed Matter Seminar
Date May. 29 (Thu.) 14:00 ~
Speaker (1) Prof. J. Bonca (Univ. of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
(2) Dr. W. Ren (Hong Kong Univ. )
Title (1) Spectral and optical properties of the t-J-Holstein model in the lowdoping limit
(2) Spin Hall conductance in quantum electron transport
(Abstract)
Room Seminar room 1, COE build.
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)
International Conference
Date May 21 (Wed.) - 24 (Sat.), 2008
Venue

Kokusai Hotel and Katahira Campus, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Title The 4th Asian Conference on Crystal Growth and Crystal Technology (CGCT4)
Detail Homepage URL: http://www.cgct4.imr.tohoku.ac.jp/
Contact CGCT4 secretariat
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Seminar
Date May. 19 (Mon.) 15:00 ~
Speaker Prof. K. Yamada (Yamada Lab, WPI, Tohoku Univ.)
Title "Possible neutron scattering experiments in J-PARC related with high-Tc superconductor (Ⅰ)"
Room Seminar room 1, COE build. 2F
Contact to  
115th Lecture Presentation in Institute for Materials Research
Date May 13(Tue.)、14(Wed.)
Place Auditorium, Bldg. 2, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Schedule Program (PDF)
Contact Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Apr. 23 (Wed.) 16:00 ~17:30
Speaker Prof. K. Nomura (Tohoku Univ.)
Title "Quantum transport phenomena of massless Dirac fermions in graphene" (Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg.
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Apr. 9 (Wed.) 14:00 ~15:30
Speaker Prof. T.Ziman (IMR, CNRS and Inst Laue Langevin)
Title "Non-equilibrium response and dissipation in a molecular magnet" (Abstract)
Room Room Ⅰ, COE Bldg.
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Lecture
Date April 1 (Tue.) 14:00 - 15:00
Room Audio-Visual Room, 3rd floor, HONDA Memorial Hall
Speaker Yu.N. OSETSKY (Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA)
Title "ATOMIC-SCALE MODELLING OF DISLOCATION-OBSTACLE INTERACTIONS IN IRRADIATED METALS" (Poster)
Contact Irradiation Research on Nuclear Materials Tel: 215-2352
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Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Mar. 21 (Fri.) 11:00 ~
Speaker Prof. V. Korenivski (Royal Institute of Technology-KTH,Sweden)
Title "Spin diode " (Abstract)
Room Seminar Room, 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg.
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Farewell Lecture in 2007 fiscal year
Date March 19 (Wed.) 16:00~17:30
Place Auditorium, Bldg. 2, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University (Map)
Speaker Prof. Takafumi Yao
Schedule Poster ( Pdf)
Contact Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
Global COE Seminar
Date Mar. 7 (Fri.) 14:00 ~ 16:00
Speaker Prof. Bikramjit Basu ( Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India)
Title "Densification and Properties of spark plasma sintered Y-TZP Nanoceramics and WC-ZrO2 NanocompositesProcessing of Bulk Metallic Glass"
Room Seminar room at 6th floor, 3rd Bldg., IMR
Contact to T. Goto (ext.2106)
Seminar
Date Mar. 5 (Wed.) 14:00 ~ 16:00
Speaker Dr. Jan Schroers (Associate Prof., Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yale University, USA)
Title "Processing of Bulk Metallic Glass"
Room Global COE Building, Seminar Room Ⅰ
Contact to CIR, Junji Saida (ext.91-5752)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Feb. 20 (Wed.) 16:00 ~ 17:30
Speaker Prof. J. Martinek (Polish Academy of Sciences)
Title "Electric-field controlled magnetic interaction in molecular quantum dots with ferromagnetic contacts" (Abstract)
Room Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
International Workshop
Date Feb. 18 (Mon.) - 19 (Tue.), 2008
Venue

Lecture Hall at 1st floor, Bldg. 2, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Title International Workshop on Spin Currents 2008
Detail Homepage URL: http://www-lab.imr.tohoku.ac.jp/~spincurrent/
Contact Sadamichi Maekawa
Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University,
Sendai 980-8577, Japan
E-mail:
Workshop
Date Feb.18 (Mon.), 19 (Tue.)
Place Sakura Hall (Katahira Campus) (Map)
Title WPI & IFCAM Joint Workshop
“Challenge of Interdisciplinary Materials Science to Technological Innovation of the 21st Century” (Program)
Contact Y. Fujikawa (ext. 2022)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Feb. 15 (Fri.) 16:00~17:30
Speaker Prof. Oleg P. Sushkov (Univ. of New South Wales, Australia)
Title "Effective action, magnetic excitations and quantum fluctuations in lightly doped single layer cuprates"(Abstract)
Place 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Feb. 14 (Thu.) 16:00~17:30
Speaker Dr. Y. Otsuka (Spring-8)
Title "Numerical Study of Finite-Temperature Phase Transitions in Quasi-One-Dimensional Molecular Conductors"(Abstract)
Place 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Feb. 12 (Tue.) 16:00~18:00
Speaker (1) Mr. X-H. Wang (GCOE & TU Delft)
(2) Dr. J. Xiao (GCOE & TU Delft)
Title (1) Spin/magnetization dynamics in selected hybrid nano-structures
(2) Charge pumping in magnetic tunnel junctions    (Abstract)
Place 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Jan. 31 (Thu.) 16:00~
Speaker Dr. Y. Asano (Hokkaido Univ.)
Title "Conductance Spectroscopy of Spin-triplet Superconductors"(Abstract)
Place Seminar room at 5th floor, 2nd Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
International Symposium
Date Jan. 29 (Tue.) - 30 (Wed.), 2008
Venue

Sendai Excel Hotel Tokyu and Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Title GCOE International Symposium: Citizens and Science for a Sustainable Future
Detail Poster   URL: http://www.gcoe.imr.edu/en/
Contact GCOE secretariat, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
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Condensed Matter Seminar
Date Jan. 28 (Mon.) 14:00~ 16:00
Speaker (1) Mr. C-H. Chen (GCOE & Taiwan Univ.)
(2) Mr. M. Hatami (GCOE & TU Delft)
Title

(1) Disorder effects due to nonmagnetic and magnetic impurities in a finite Rashba spin-orbit interacting system
(2) Applications of thermodynamics of electron spin-flow at magnetic nanostructures
(Abstract)

Room 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
International Workshop
Date January 26 (Sat.) - 28 (Mon.), 2008
Venue

Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University and Taikanso Hotel

Title The Second General Meeting of ACCMS-VO
(Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science - Virtual Organization)
Scope Purpose of establishment of the Center for Asian Computational Materials Science in IMR (Institute for Materials Research), Tohoku University:
1. Realize "Asian Consortium on Computational Materials Science(ACCMS) - Virtual Organization" as advanced and expansive ACCMS.
2. Recognize IMR as an important center at international level through the use of a high-speed network. (Proactive approach to high-speed network between Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, etc. provided by NII to realize sophisticated international collaborative researches.)
Detail Homepage URL: http://www-lab.imr.edu/~vo2008/index.html
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IFCAM Seminar
Date Jan. 15 (Tue.) 16:00~17:30
Speaker Prof. S. E. Barnes (IFCAM & Univ. Miami)
Title "Adding angular momentum vectors with spin valves"
Room 2nd floor, IFCAM Bldg
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext.2005)
Seminar
Date Jan. 9 (Wed.)  14:30 ~
Speaker Dr. M. Fujita (Yamada Lab, IMR, TohokuUniv.)
Title "Impact of Fe-doping on Spin- and Charge-Density- Wave Orders in La1.88-ySr0.12+yCu1-yFeyO4" (Abstract)
Place Seminar Room, IFCAM build. 2F
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Seminar
Date Jan. 9 (Wed.)  13:00 ~
Speaker Prof. T. Egami
(University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
Title "The Deep Puzzle of High-Temperature Superconductivity" (Abstract)
Place Seminar Room, IFCAM build. 2F
Contact to S. Maekawa (ext. 2005)