Joint DPG-EPS Spring Meeting 2018

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To take place over March 11-16 2018 in Berlin. The official language is English. Several sessions and tutorials dealing with magnetism.

2018 Joint Conference of the Condensed Matter Divisions of the EPS - DPG

The Condensed Matter Divisions (CMD) of the European Physical Society EPS and of the German Physical Society DPG will be organising their 2018 Joint Conference in Berlin from March 11th through March 16th, 2018. The conference will combine CMD27, next in the line of biyearly CMD conferences, and the traditional Spring meeting of the DPG. The event, with a truly European scope, will host over 6000 delegates. It will have the format of the DPG spring meeting, but feature the traditional EPS Minicolloquia many of you are familiar with.

EMA is strongly engaged with CMD in the organisation of the programme in magnetism at the 2018 Joint conference.

The conference will be marked by the 50th anniversary of the EPS, and will feature, beyond the traditional Europhysics Prize Award ceremony, special sessions marking the occasion. There will also be much attention for young researchers, with the organisation of a job fair, networking opportunities, and sessions for the development of professional skills (article writing etc).

The conference web site: http://berlin18.dpg-tagungen.de

Magnetism-related sessions

Whole program of the Magnetism section: https://www.dpg-verhandlungen.de/year/2018/conference/berlin/part/ma

There will notably be interdisciplinary symposia on

Voltage Control of Functional Interfaces: Magneto-ionic Meet Memristive Systems

Organizers Dr.-Ing. Karin Leistner (IFW Dresden), Prof. Dr. Sibylle Gemming (Institute of Ion-Beam Physics and Materials Research, Dresden), Dr. Liza Herrera Diez (C2N, Université Paris Sud - Université Paris Saclay), Dr. Ying-Hao Chu (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)

Topology in Condensed Matter Physics

Organizers Dr. Jeroen van der Brink (IFW / TU Dresden), Sebastian Mühlbauer (TU Munich), Prof. Frank Pollman (TU Munich), Stephan Rachel (TU Dresden), Hermann Süderow (UA Madrid).

Mini colloquia / Focused Sessions

Selected topics (info here):

  • Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys
  • Magnetism in Materials Science: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Defects


  • Spin-Orbit Coupling

PhD Symposium in Magnetism: Ultrafast Spin-Lattice interactions

Since 2012, PhD students have, with great success, organised their own symposium within the Magnetism Division of the German Physical Society DPG. These feature a mix of invited talks by world-renowned scientists and young researchers and tutorial talks introducing people without prior knowledge to “hot” research fields, both of which are enthusiastically received by the audience.

Topic: Ultrafast Spin-Lattice interactions
Date: March 13th, 2018 (9.30-13.15)
Place: Room H 1012
Web, Abstracts of contributions

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