Nanoscale Superconductivity and Magnetism

MTI Mini-Conference

November 11-15, 2002

Building 223, Conference Room B-002




Monday, November 11


8:45-9:00 George Crabtree


9:00-9:45 Sam Bader


9:45-10:30 Igor Lyuksyutov

Strong Nanoscale Magnetic Fields: Pinning and Trapping

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Piero Martinoli

Glass-like Vortex Dynamics in Regular Arrays of Proximity-Effect Coupled SNS Josephson Junctions

11:45-12:30 Alexander Golubov

Mechanisms of 0 - pi transition in SFS Josephson junctions

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Leonid Levitov

Dynamical spin-electric coupling in a quantum dot (single-electron spin detection?).

2:45-3:30 Charles Marcus

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-4:45 Wai Kwok

Mesoscopic and Nanoscience in the Superconductivity & Magnetism Group

4:45-5:30 Valerii Pokrovskii

Hysteretic motion of domain wall driven by the ac field



Tuesday, November 12


9:00-9:45 Andrei Shelankov

Charge transfer counting statistics revisited

9:45-10:30 Yuli Nazarov

Interaction, transmission distribution and electromagnetic environment

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Vladimir Kravchenko

Spin injection into a ballistic semiconductor microstructure

11:45-12:30 Iiya Gruzberg

Tale States in Superconductors with Magnetic Impurities

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Norman Birge

Electron Dephasing and Energy Exchange in Mesoscopic Metal Wires

2:45-3:30 Dale Van Harlingen


3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-4:45 Dima Gutman

To be announced

4:45-5:30 Michael Kiselev

Electric Field Induced Kondo Tunneling through double Quantum Dot



Wednesday, November 13


9:00-9:45 Alexey Bezryadin

Superconductor-insulator transition in thin wires: bosons or fermions?

9:45-10:30 Nina Markovic

Superconductivity in MoGe Nanowires

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Veniamin Kozub

Effect of bias on indirect exchange within magnetic nanostructures

11:45-12:30 Dmitri Maslov

Magnetic quantum oscillations in 2D: effects of interactions and disorder

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Alexander Savchenko

Interactions in 2D electron and hole systems in the ballistic regime

2:45-3:30 Alexei Suslov

H-T phase diagram of the metamagnetic transition in URu_2Si_2

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-4:45 Yaroslav Bazaliy

Distinguishing between coherent magnetization rotation and generation of incoherent spin waves in a spin-transfer effect experiment

4:45-5:30 Rut Besseling

Dynamics and melting of vortices in flow channels in superconducting films




Thursday, November 14


9:00-9:45 Eugene Chudnovsky

Superradiance from Crystals of Molecular Nanomagnets

9:45-10:30 Robert Shekhter

Spin and charge transport through nanomagnets

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Victor Mochshalkov

Vortex-Antivortex Patterns in Nanostructured Superconductors

11:45-12:30 Venkat Chandrasekhar

Magnetization dynamics of Small Ferromagnetic Particles

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Bertrand Reulet

Measurement of the third order moment of current fluctuations in tunnel junctions

2:45-3:30 Daniel Prober

Quantum Shot Noise in an Andreev Interferometer, and Initial Experiments on Higher Moments of the Non-equilibrium Noise

3:30-4:00 Coffee Break

4:00-4:45 Leonid Gorelik

Vibrational instability due to coherent tunneling of electrons

4:45-5:30 Eugene Bezugliy

Current statistics and transparency distributions for normal mesoscopic structures

5:30 6:15 Nikolay Sinitsyn

Landau-Zener transitions in mesoscopic systems



Friday, November 15


9:00-9:45 Valery Ryazanov

Proximity effect and spontaneous vortex phase in planar SF-structures

9:45-10:30 Zhigang Jiang

Thermal Conductance Measurement on Andreev Interferometer

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:45 Dmitri Feldman

Universal asymmetry of I-V characteristics in quantum wires

11:45-12:30 Andrei Lopatin

Quantum tunneling between paramagnetic and superconducting states of a nanometer-cale superconducting grain placed in a magnetic field

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Revaz Ramazashvili

Ward identities for disordered interacting metals

2:45-3:30 Andrey Fraerman

Influence of ferromagnetic nanoparticles on the critical current of Josephson Junction

3:30-4:15 Vsevolod Gantmakher

4:15 5:00 Yuri Galperin

Nonlinear Cyclotron Resonance in 2DEG in THz Region

5:00-5:15 Closing