Swiss Physical Society - MaNEP Meeting
Neuchâtel, March 3 and 4, 2004
Wednesday, March 3
Session 1: Novel superconductors
Chair : T.M.Rice (ETHZ)
|8h30||Invited talk: M. Sigrist (ETHZ) "Superconductivity in materials without inversion center"|
|9h00||R. Gilardi (PSI) "Square vortex lattices as a generic feature of electron- and hole-doped high-Tc superconductors"|
|9h15||C. Berthod (Univ. Genève) "Vorticity and vortex-core states in type-II superconductors|
N. Jenkins (Univ. Genève) "Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy of Al-doped MgB2"
|9h45||C. Helm (ETHZ) "Decoherence in superconducting qubits due to phonons"|
D. Matthey (Univ. Genève) "Field effect experiments in NdBa2Cu3O7-d ultrathin films using a SrTiO3 single crystal gate insulator"
(Univ. Genève) "Characterization
of superconducting and
transport properties of ex-situ MgB2/Fe sheathed tapes"
Session 2: Low dimensional systems
and quantum magnetism
Chair : F.Mila (EPFL)
|11h00||Invited talk : T. Giamarchi (Univ.
Genève) "Dimensional crossover
and deconfinement in quasi-one dimensional systems"
|11h30||H. M. Ronnow (PSI) "Quantum Fluctuations in a Simple Two Dimensional Antiferromagnet"|
|11h45||F. Vernay (Univ. Lausanne) "Orbital degeneracy as a source of frustration in LiNiO2 and NaNiO2"|
M. Tesei (Univ. Neuchâtel) "Frustration phenomena
|12h15||P. Samuelsson (Univ. Genève) "Electrical current noise of a beam splitter as a test of spin-entanglement"|
|12h30||M. Oettli (ETHZ) "Neutron scattering investigation of the S = ½
quantum spin system NH4CuCl3"
|12h45||M. O. Goerbig (Univ. Fribourg) "Second Generation of Composite
Thursday, March 4
Session 3: Spectroscopies (part I)
Chair : L.Forrò (EPFL)
|9h15||Invited talk: P. Aebi (Univ. Neuchâtel) "Photoemission Spectroscopy for Geometrical and Electronic Structure Studies"|
|9h45||C. Sondergaard (EPFL) "Quasi-1D bands in the bad metal TaSe3"|
Session 3: Spectroscopies
Chair : L.Forrò (EPFL)
|10h30||A. Kuzmenko (Univ. Genève) "The superconductivity-induced
meV absorption peak and sum rules in the interplane optical response of
La2-xSrxCuO4 and (Bi,Y)2Sr2CaCu2O8"
|10h45||D. Rau (ETH) "Electron Magnetism in Quasicrystals"|
|11h00||C. Weber (EPFL) "Electronic band structure of a two-dimensional dilute "solid" Ce superlattice in Ag (111)"|
Session 4: Thin oxide films, novel materials, and applications
Chair : J.M.Triscone (Univ. Genève)
|11h15||Invited talk: P. Paruch (Univ. Genève) "Nanoscopic studies of
disorder- controlled domain wall creep in epitaxial Pb(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3 thin films"
|11h40||L. Despont (Univ. Neuchâtel) "Ferroelectric polarization of PbTiO3 ultra-thin films viewed by means of X-ray photoelectron diffraction"|
|11h52||M. Decroux (Univ. Genève) "New design of thin film based fault current limiter"|
|12h04||J. Gavilano (ETHZ) "Unusual d-electron dynamics in Na0.7CoO2"|
|12h16||M. Indergand (ETHZ) "Effective Interaction between the interpenetrating Kagomé lattice in NaXCoO2"|
|12h30-15h00||Lunch + poster session|