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Tuesday 14 April 2015

 

Superconducting materials I

Chair:

John Durrell, University of Cambridge, UK

09:00

(keynote) Chemical strategies to improve critical current properties of HTS materials
Jun-Ichi Shimoyama, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

09:45

Recent progress of iron-based layered oxypnictide superconductors
Yoichi Kamihara, Keio University, Japan

10:05

Spectromicroscopy of phase-separated iron-chalcogenide superconductors
Susannah Speller, University of Oxford, UK

10:25

A cryogenic solid state NMR study on superconducting endohedral fullerides
Richard Bounds, University Of Southampton, UK

10:45

Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster session B

Superconducting materials II

Chair:

Weijia Yuan, University of Bath, UK

11:15

(keynote) Superconductors in fusion energy tokamaks
Damian Hampshire, University of Durham, UK

12:00

Magnetic levitation between permanent magnets and HTS tape stacks in coil configurations for bearing applications
Anup Patel, Cambridge University, UK

12:20

Superconducting flux pumped magnets
Tim Coombs, Cambridge University, UK

12:40

Experimental analysis on critical current degradation of HTS tape with different impregnation materials
Huiming Zhang, University of Bath, UK

13:00

Lunch, Exhibition and Poster session B

Superconducting materials III / Charge density waves in cuprates

Chair:

Anup Patel, University of Cambridge, UK

14:00

Soldered lap joints between RE-BCO coated conductors for demountable fusion magnets
Yeekin Tsui, Durham University, UK

14:20

Inductive resistance testing by SQUID magnetometry - A novel tool for characterising superconducting joints
Greg Brittles, Oxford University, Dept of Materials, UK

14:40

(keynote) Spin and charge fluctuations in high temperature superconductors
Stephen Hayden, University of Bristol, UK

15:25

Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster session B

Charge density waves in cuprates

Chair:

Anthony Carrington, University of Bristol, UK

16:00

Ionic displacements in the charge density waves in YBCO6.54 measured in the bulk by X-rays
E M Forgan, University of Birmingham, UK

16:20

Charge density wave fluctuations in La2−xSrxCuO4 and their competition with superconductivity
Thomas Croft, University of Bristol, UK

16:40

Correlation strength and Tc: quantum oscillations in YBa2Cu4O8 under hydrostatic pressure
Carsten Putzke, H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, UK

17:00

Discussion panel: The future of superconducting applications
Junichi Shimoyama, Kenichi Sato, Damian Hampshire, Ziad Melhem

18:00

Close of day two