KITP Program: Spintronics: Progress in Theory, Materials, and Devices
(Sep 30 - Dec 20, 2013)
Coordinators: Leon Balents, Gerrit Bauer, Allan MacDonald, Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
Scientific Advisor: Stuart Parkin

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Time Speaker Title
9/30-10/4 Conference: Concepts in Spintronics
10/07, 2:00 p.m. All Organizational Meeting / Open Discussion[Blackboard]
10/07, 3:15 p.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/08, 11:00am Sebastian Goennenwein
Charge and Spin Currents in Hybrid Structures[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/09, 11:00am Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
Spin transport in metals and insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 1:45pm Tomas Jungwirth
Magnetic semiconductor spintronics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/10, 2:30pm Ke Xia
Beijing Normal Univ & KITP
Computational spin caloritronics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/11, 10:00am J. Xiao, Y. Tserkovnyak
P. Yan, and All Participants
Open discussion[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 10:30am Oleg Tchernyshyov
Dynamics of topological defects in ferromagnets[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting/ Open discussion
10/15, 10:00am Daniel Ralph
Spintronics Research at Cornell (with some questions for you)[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 1:45pm Gen Tatara
Spin-motive force in the presence of spin-orbit interaction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/17, 2:30pm Shigeki Onoda
Transport theory for relativistic fermions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 10:00am Antonio Costa
Microscopic theory of spin dynamics in transition metal nanostructurs and the role of spin-orbit coupling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 10:45am Alexey Kovalev
Univ. Nebraska & KITP
Spin supercurrents and torquing with Majorana fermions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/21, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
10/21, 12:15pm Gerrit Bauer
Tohoku University & KITP
Spin Transfer - from Freshman Mechanics to Killer Application[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
10/22, 11:00am Takis Kontos
École Normale Supérieure
Spin and charge dynamics in nanotube circuits probed by transport and circuit QED techniques[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/23, 11:00am Wolfgang Belzig
Univ. of Konstanz & KITP
Spin(calori)tronics with Superconducting Heterostructures[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 1:45pm Hyun-Woo Lee
Pohang Tech. & KITP
Interfacial spin-orbit coupling and chirality[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/24, 2:30pm Kyung-Jin Lee
Korea Univ. & KITP
Angular dependence of spin-orbit spin transfer torque[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 10:00am T. Kontos, W. Belzig, and All participants Open discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
10/29, 11:00am Alina Deac
Quantifying spin-torques in MgO-based magnetic tunnel junctions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/30, 11:00am Bert Koopmans
Eindhoven Tech.
Femtosecond laser-induced spin-transfer torque[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 1:15pm Yaroslav Blanter
TU Delft & KITP
Superconductor-based nanomechanics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/31, 2:15pm Mark Stiles
Spin Hall and Rashba effects in magnetic bilayers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:00am M. Trif, B. Koopmans and All Participants Open discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 11:00am Claudia Felser
Topological insulators[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 11:00am Stuart Parkin
Chiral Spin Torque at Magnetic Domain Walls[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/06, 11:00am TBD TBD
11/07, 1:15pm Catalina Marinescu
Clemson & KITP
Thermoelectric anomaly in a 2D electron system with SOI?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/07, 2:15pm Rembert Duine
Universiteit Utrecht & KITP
Spin torques and skyrmions in magnetic systems with perpendicular magnetic anisotropy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 1:30pm I. Zutic, H. Kohno and All Participants Open discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/08, 1:30pm Luka Trifunovic and All Participants Open discussion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/12, 11:00am Burkard Hillebrands
Univ. Kaiserslautern
Smart magnon spintronics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/13, 11:00am Eiji Saitoh
Tohoku Univ
Field dependence of spin Seebeck effects
11/14, 1:15pm Arne Brataas
Norwegian Univ. & KITP
Gilbert damping, heat flow, and spin-pumping[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/14, 2:15pm Shuichi Murakami
Tokyo Inst. & KITP
Berry curvature and topological modes for magnons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 10:00am Clayton Jackson (UCSB)
So Takei (UCLA)
and All Participants
Interface-induced magnetism in perovskite quantum wells
Superfluid spin transport in ferromagnetic insulators with easy-plane anisotropy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
11/19, 11:00am David Awschalom
Univ. Chicago
Abandoning perfection: quantum control of defects for sensing and information processing
11/20, 11:00am Alexey Kimel
Femtosecond Magnetism: the role of the exchange interaction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 1:15pm Mikhail Kiselev
The Abdus Salam ICTP & KITP
Thermoelectric transport through Kondo nano-devices[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/21, 2:15pm Jose-Carlos Egues
Univ. Sao Paulo & KITP
Rashba vs Dresselhaus: a perfect match[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/22, 10:00am David Sánchez
Nonhomogeneous spin-orbit interaction in quantum wires and quantum dots[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/25, 2:00pm All Participants Organizational meeting
11/26, 11:00am Inanc Adagideli
Sabanci Univ. & KITP
Majorana fermions from disorder and superlattices
11/26, 12:00pm Tim Wehling
Univ. Bremen & KITP
Kondo physics in transition metal impurity systems & Long range Coulomb interactions in low dim. materials[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/27, 11:00am Vladimir Falko
Lancaster Univ. & KITP
Spin-lattice relaxation in 2D hexagonal crystals[Slides]
11/27, 12:00pm Erlend Grytli Tveten
Spin waves and domain wall motion in antiferromagnets[Slides]
12/02, 2:00pm All participants Organizational meeting
12/03, 10:00am Tim Ziman
Inst. Laue Langevin & KITP
Skew scattering and the spin Hall effect in a metallic ferromagnet near the Curie temperature
12/03, 11:00am Alexander Khaetskii
Univ. Buffalo, SUNY & KITP
Unitarity of scattering and edge spin accumulation in ballistic and quasi-ballistic regimes
12/04, 11:00am Amir Yacoby
Pseudo Magnetism in Graphene
12/05, 11:00am Amir Yacoby
Induced superconductivity in the quantum spin Hall edge[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/05, 1:15pm Karin Everschor-Sitte
Univ. Texas, Austin & KITP
Rotating skyrmion lattices by spin torques and field or temperature gradients
12/05, 2:15pm Kirill Belashchenko
Univ. of Nebraska & KITP
Electric resistivity and spin injection in the presence of thermal spin disorder[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 10:00am Scott Bender
Electrically pumped magnon condensates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/06, 10:35am Oleg Tretiakov
Tohoku Univ. & KITP
Spin flip resonance in spin-orbit split quantum wires[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 12:15pm Daniel Loss
Univ. Basel & KITP
Spintronics and Quantum Computing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
12/10, 11:00am Andreas Heinrich
The quantum and classical description of atomic spins on surfaces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/11, 11:00am Leonid Glazman
Yale & KITP
Topological superconducting phase in helical Shiba chains[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/12, 1:15pm Roland Winkler
Northern Illinois Univ. & KITP
Spins and Pseudospins in Graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/12, 2:15pm Dimi Culcer
Univ. of New South Wales & KITP
Interactions in non-equilibrium topological insulators and graphene[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/13, 10:00am Maciej Misiorny
FZ Jülich & KITP
Molecular magnetism goes spintronic[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/16, 2:00pm Jelena Klinovaja
Univ. of Basel
From Majorana Fermions to Parafermions
12/16, 2:40pm All Participants Organizational Meeting
12/17, 11:00am Laurens Molenkamp
University of Wuerzburg
HgTe as a Topological Insulator
12/18, 11:00am Allan MacDonald
Univ. Texas & KITP
12/19, 10:30am Pascal Simon
Univ. Paris & KITP
New platforms for 1D topological superconductors: spin polarization and transport properties[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/19, 11:30am Ulrich Zuelicke
Victoria Univ. & KITP
Anomalous spin susceptibility and suppressed exchange energy of 2D holes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/20, 10:00am Fan Zhang
Univ. of Penn & KITP
Majorana Kramers Pairs and (Z2)2 Fractional Josephson Effects[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/20, 10:45am Malek Zareyan
Interlayer superconductivity in graphene materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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