Event Name

Superconductivity Group Winter Science Meeting

Start Date 24th Nov 2014
End Date

Organised by the IOP Superconductivity Group The annual scientific meeting of the IOP Superconductivity Group brings together researchers in fundamental and applied aspects of superconductivity. The day will include invited and contributed talks and the Brian Pippard prize lecture. There will also be a poster session.


Session A - Applications


(Invited Prize Lecture) Infrared single-photon detection with superconducting nanowires
R Hadfield, University of Glasgow, UK
11:15 Adiabatic quantum computation with the D-wave machine
P Warburton, London Centre for Nanotechnology / University College London, UK 
11:35 Measurement of the current-phase relationship of an InSb nanowire Josephson junction using an Andeev interferometer
C Checkley, London Centre for Nanotechnology / University College London, UK
11:55 Amplification of EM waves excited by a chain of propagating magnetic vortices in YBa2Cu3O7-δ Josephson-junction arrays at 77K and above
B Chesca, Loughborough University, UK
12:15  A 17.6 T trapped field in Ag doped bulk GdBa2Cu3O7-δ
J Durrell, University of Cambridge, UK
12:35 Lunch and poster session

Session B - Unconventional superconductors


(Invited) The role of high magnetic fields in unravelling the physics of high temperature superconductivity
N Hussey, Nijmegen High Field Magnet Laboratory, The Netherlands
14:00 Electronic structure of superconducting FeSe as determined by ARPES and quantum oscillations
M Watson, University of Oxford, UK 
14:20 Direct observation of spin-orbit coupling in LiFeAs iron-based superconductor by angular resolved photoemission spectroscopy
T Kim, Diamond Light Source, UK
14:40 A nodal superconducting gap in the Nickel based superconductor TlNi2Se2
L Malone, University of Bristol, UK 
15:00 Refreshment break

Session C - Novel correlated states


(Invited) Influence of fermi surface geometry on spin-triplet correlations in superconductor-ferromagnet hybrid structures
M Eschrig, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
16:00 Spin-polarised supercurrents for superconducting spintronics
N Banerjee, University of Cambridge, UK 
16:20 Angular dependence of resistance and critical temperature in superconducting spin valves
A Isidori, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK 
16:40 Evidence for odd-frequency pairing in the quasi-1D superconductor (TMTSF)2ClO4
F Pratt, ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK 
17:00 Close of meeting
Location Bath
United Kingdom

Category Symposia
Topics General | Materials | Solid-state physics