From Fundamentals to Spin based Nanotechnology

Bad Honnef Physics School

17 Sep - 22 Sep 2017


Physikzentrum Bad Honnef

Scientific organizers:

Prof. Claus M. Schneider • Prof. Michael Farle • Prof. Uwe Bovensiepen, U Duisburg-Essen

Nowadays magnetic memory is the backbone of data storage in cloud computing and promises to overcome current limitations of charge based electronics in future spintronic devices. In parallel, new magnetic phenomena like magnetic textures in materials with antisymmetric interactions have become an active field of research. In particular, its quantum nature makes magnetic phenomena very rich, rewarding, but also challenging to understand on the microscopic level. Therefore, magnetism is an excellent topic to link fundamental research with current and future applications. The proposed school covers aspects from fundamentals like exchange interaction, to nanostructures with tailored magnetic properties, magnetization dynamics from quasi-static to the ultrafast regime, spintronic concepts and applications, as well as magnetism in biology, medicine, cooling technology and sensorics. Special emphasis will be put on the didactic skills of the speakers in order to ensure an optimum exchange of knowledge among all participants.