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Workshop: Frontiers in Magnetism: Magnetoelectrics and Skyrmions - THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

3 April 2020, DAV1.101 Sir David Davies Building, Loughborough University

Organisers: Dr Joseph Betouras, Dr Pavel Borisov.

Hosted by the Department of Physics and Centre for the Science of Materials at Loughborough University .


The workshop is devoted to the latest developments in the fields of magnetoelectric materials and skyrmions. The topics that the invited speakers will cover include: frustrated magnetism, multiferroicity, magnetoelectric effect, quantum criticality and skyrmions.

Invited speakers

  • Paolo Radaelli (University of Oxford)
  • Stephen Rowley (University of Cambridge)
  • Michael Fechner (Max Planck Institute  for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg)
  • Jonathan Alaria (University of Liverpool)
  • Katharina Zeissler (University of Leeds)


9:30-9:55 Coffee and registration  
9:55-10:00 Welcome  
10:00-10:40 Paolo Radaelli TBC
10:40-11:20 Stephen Rowley TBC
11:20-11:50 Coffee break  

Michael Fechner

New perspectives for magnetoelectrics from quadrupolar fields to light-induced states

12:30-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-14:40 Jonathan Alaria TBC
14:40-15:20 Katharina Zeissler TBC
15:20-16:00 Concluding discussion and coffee