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KITP Conference: Motterials: Spin, Orbital, and Lattice Physics Near the Mott Transition (September 10-14, 2007)
Coordinators: Matthew Fisher, Daniel Khomskii, George Sawatzky, Nicola Spaldin, Oleg Tchernyshyov

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Monday, September 10, 2007

Morning Session Chair: Nicola Spaldin (UCSB)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

8:50am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]

New Materials

9:00am John Goodenough
(Univ. Texas-Austin)
Magnetic Properties of Perovskites with d-orbital Degeneracies [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am David Mandrus
(Oak Ridge)
New Charge Ordering Materials, particularly Fe2OBO3 and LuFe2O4 [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Ram Seshadri
(UCSB)
Spinels: phase separation, frustration, spiral spin structures, and multifunctionality [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Art Ramirez
(Bell Labs)
Defect Management in Materials with Competing Interactions [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: George Sawatsky (Univ. British Columbia)
[Each Talk is 30 min + 15 min Discussion]

Characterization Techniques: Neutrons and X-rays

1:30pm Andrea Damascelli
(Univ. British Columbia)
XAS Experiments, LDA and Multiplet Calculations on Mn-doped Sr3Ru2O7 [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:15pm Despina Louca
(Univ. Virginia)
Neutron Scattering on Perovskite Cobaltites [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:30pm Paolo Radaelli
(ISIS)
Frustration and Functionality in Complex Oxides [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:15pm Takashi Egami
(Oak Ridge)
Intermediate State in the Cuprates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm DISCUSSION
5:45pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Morning Session Chair: Daniel Khomskii (Univ. Koeln)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

Multiferroics I. Spirals

9:00am Yoshi Tokura
(Univ. Tokyo)
Giant Magnetoelectric Responses from Multiferroics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Naoto Nagaosa
(Univ. Tokyo)
Theory of Multiferroic Behavior in Spiral Magnets [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Maxim Mostovoy
(Zernike Inst.)
Critical Behavior in Multiferroic Materials [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Jeroen van den Brink
(Leiden)
Multiferroicity Induced by Dislocated Spin-density Waves [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Maxim Mostovoy (Zernike Inst.)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

Multiferroics II.

1:30pm Manfred Fiebig
(Univ. Bonn)
Multiferroics, Magnetoelectrics and Toroidal Moments [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:15pm Silvia Picozzi
(INFN)
Dual Nature of Improper Ferroelectricity in a Magnetoelectric Multiferroic[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Amnon Aharony
(Ben-Gurion Univ.)
Order Parameters, Phase Diagrams and Critical Phenomena in RMn2O5 [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:15pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:45pm POSTER SESSION
5:45pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION
6:30pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Morning Session Chair: Art Ramirez (Bell Labs)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

Interfaces and Orbitals

9:00am Harold Hwang
(Univ. Tokyo)
The Electronic Structure of Oxide Polar Discontinuities and their Couplings [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Andrew Millis
(Columbia)
Orbital Susceptibility and Selectivity in Transition Metal Oxides: New results from continuous time quantum Monte Carlo [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Bernard Keimer
(MPI Stuttgart)
Spin and Orbital Correlations in Transition Metal Oxides: Bulk versus interface [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Sasha Lichtenstein
(Univ. Hamburg)
Spin and Orbital Fluctuations Near Mott Transition: A cluster LDA+DMFT approach for 3d oxides[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm BEACH PICNIC
2:00pm FREE AFTERNOON Shuttle available to BWSCI

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Thursday, September 13, 2007

Morning Session Chair: Leon Balents (UCSB)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

Frustration

9:00am John Mitchell
(ANL)
Manipulating Magnetic Frustration in a new Kagome Lattice Material [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Satoru Nakatsuji
(Univ. Kyoto)
Geometrically Frustrated Kondo Lattice Pr2Ir2O7
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Senthil Todadri
(IISC/MIT)
Angle Dependent Quasiparticle Weights in the Heavy Fermion Metals [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Frederic Mila
(EPFL)
Supersolid Phases of Frustrated Quantum Magnets [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Oleg Tchernyshyov (John Hopkins)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

1:30pm Alois Loidl
(Univ. Augsburg)
Frustrated Lattices in Spinel Compounds [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:15pm Yong-Baek Kim
(Univ. of Toronto)
Frustrated Magnets on the Kagome and Hyper-Kagome Lattices [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Claire L'Huillier
(Univ P&M Curie)
Old Questions and New Results about Models on the Kagome Lattice [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:15pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:45pm Seung-Hun Lee
(Univ. Virginia)
Quantum Spin Liquid States in Frustrated Magnets [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Roderich Moessner
(Oxford Univ.)
Magnetic Monopoles in Spin Ice
5:00pm DISCUSSION/POSTERS
5:45pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION
6:30pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Friday, September 14, 2007

Morning Session Chair: Ram Seshadri (UCSB)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

Orbitals and More

9:00am Hao Tjeng
(Univ. Koeln)
Role of Orbitals in Metal-Insulator Transitions [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Igor Mazin
(NRL)
Charge Ordering as Alternative to Jahn-Teller Distortion [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Roser Valenti
(Univ. Frankfurt)
Orbital Order in the Spinel ZnV2O4[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am H. R. Krishnamurthy
(IIS, India)
Theory of the Unusual Photoemission Spectra of Manganites[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Matthew Fisher (UCSB)
[Talks will be 30 min + 15 min Discussion; 20 min + 10 min Discussion]

1:30pm Jessica Thomas
(Nature Nanotechnology)
Orbital Correlations in Half-doped Manganites [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:15pm Susan Cox
(Los Alamos)
Sliding Charge Density Wave in Manganites[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Khomskii/Sawatsky WRAP UP/SUMMARY [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:15pm AFTERNOON BREAK CONFERENCE END

ABSTRACTS/POSTER PRESENTATION


Poster: Alison J. Hatt & Nicola A. Spaldin (UCSB) Inducing Multiferroic Behavior in Tri-layer Superlattices: A First Principles Study
Poster: M.Giot L.Chapon J.Androulakis M.Green P.Radaelli A.Lappas Magneto-elastric Coupling and Symmetry Breaking in the Frustrated Antiferromagnet α-NaMnO2
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