Seminars

Seminars

Seminars are normally held in the CSEC seminar room between 11:00 and noon on Thursdays during semester time. Coffee and biscuits are served from 10:45 in the CSEC Reading Room. Everyone is invited to attend and the door into CSEC by the JCMB Magnet cafe is open for those not having programmed access cards. The seminars are aimed at the range of CSEC participants, and regular attendence is encouraged.

Time Event
11:00 Thu 30 Nov 2017 *
Professor Michael Carpenter
University of Cambridge
11:00 Thu 28 Sep 2017 Phase transformations and transport properties at high pressure and temperature from dynamic measurements under static compression
Dr Stewart McWilliams
Universty of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 27 Apr 2017 "Molecular Cages of Paramagnetic Metal Ions"
Prof. Euan Brechin
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Wed 19 Apr 2017 Magnetism on the verge: the case of the helical ferromagnet PrPtAl
Jean-Philippe Reid
University of St Andrews
11:00 Thu 13 Apr 2017 Frustrated Magnetism and Phase Separation in Metal Oxide Perovskites
Dr Eddie Cussen
University of Strathclyde
11:00 Thu 06 Apr 2017 Frontiers of High Pressure Research at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility
Dr. Sakura Pascarelli
ESRF
11:00 Thu 30 Mar 2017 Warm dense matter – probing planetary interiors
Prof. Ronald Redmer
Rostock University
11:00 Thu 23 Mar 2017 High pressure synthesis of novel perovskite-type oxides with unusually high valence 3d transition-metal ions
Prof. Shintaro Ishiwata
University of Tokyo
11:00 Thu 16 Mar 2017 "A new diffraction-based method to determine crystal size distributions and applications to crystal growth and coarsening of gas hydrates"
Prof. Werner F. Kuhs
University of Göttingen
11:00 Thu 09 Mar 2017 "High pressure studies of perovskites and related structures"
Prof. Martin Bremholm
Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University
11:00 Thu 02 Mar 2017 "Magnetic and dielectric behavior of one-dimensional frustrated quantum spin system (Rb,Cs)2Cu2Mo3O12"
Prof. Yukio Yasui
Meiji University
11:00 Thu 23 Feb 2017 "Pressure induced enhancement of the magnetic ordering temperature in rhenium(IV) monomers"
Dr. Christopher Woodall
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 16 Feb 2017 "Unconventional magnetic order stabilised by Kitaev interactions in the Li2IrO3 polytypes"
Dr Roger Johnson
Oxford University
11:00 Thu 09 Feb 2017 "The challenges of engineering electronics for extreme environments"
Professor Nick Wright
University of Newcastle
23:00 Thu 02 Feb 2017 "Optical Diagnostics for Difficult Regions of Sprays”
Professor Marke Linne
School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 26 Jan 2017 "New Insights from Polyhedral Distortions"
Dr. James Cumby
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 19 Jan 2017 "The ground state of lithium"
Dr Miguel Martinez-Canales
University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 08 Dec 2016 "Cryogenic Performance of Advanced Carbon Fibre Reinforced PEEK" & "Response of Composite Interfaces to Large Temperature Cycles: A Review"
Prof. Conchúr Ó Brádaigh & Dr. Eddie McCarthy
School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 01 Dec 2016 "Phase transitions in dynamically compressed bismuth"
Dr. Martin Gorman
University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 17 Nov 2016 "Time-resolved x-ray scattering for chemical dynamics"
Dr Adam Kirrander
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 10 Nov 2016 "Minerals from 250 to 750 kilometres deep within the Earth"
Professor Ben Harte
School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 03 Nov 2016 "Chemistry and Physics of Mixed Anion Compounds"
Hiroshi Kageyama
Kyoto
11:00 Thu 27 Oct 2016 "Topological Triplon Modes and Bound States in a Shastry-Sutherland Magnet"
Dr. Frank Kruger
University College London
23:00 Thu 20 Oct 2016 "Organic Molecules in Extraterrestrial Environments: The Role of High Pressure"
Dr Wren Montgomery
Imperial College London
23:00 Thu 13 Oct 2016 "News from carbides and silicides"
Dr Sumit Konar
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 06 Oct 2016 "Ice - a material with many facets"
Dr Christoph Salzmann
University College London
23:00 Thu 29 Sep 2016 "Decomposed Magnetometry"
Dr Calum Lithgow
University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 22 Sep 2016 Welcome to CSEC + CSEC Safety Briefing
Prof Simon Parsons and Mr Frank Morris
Uni of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 15 Sep 2016 "Mechanisms of the Low Temperature Dielectric Relaxation in Lead Titanate-Relaxor Single Crystals.""
Professor Andrew Bell, School of Chemical and Process Engineering
University of Leeds
11:00 Thu 21 Apr 2016 "The Maximum Hardness Principle at ambient and elevated pressure"
Wojciech Grochala
Centre for New Technologies, The University of Warsaw
11:00 Thu 31 Mar 2016 Ab initio calculation of electrical and thermal conductivities of warm dense matter
Dr Martin French
University of Rostock
23:00 Thu 24 Mar 2016 Understanding Structure-Property Correlations in Metal-Organic Frameworks
Dr. Wendy Queen
EPFL
11:00 Thu 17 Mar 2016 High-pressure Chemistry in Innsbruck, Austria
Prof. Dr. Hubert Huppertz
Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck
11:00 Thu 10 Mar 2016 Iron Spin Transitions in the Earth
Prof. Simon Clark
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University
11:00 Thu 03 Mar 2016 Structure/function relationships of EGF receptor complexes in the basal and activated states: Implications for cancer research of going beyond the resolution limit
Dr Marisa Martin-Fernandez
Central Laser Facility, Science and Technology Facilities Council
23:00 Thu 25 Feb 2016 "Modulated magnetic Structures in PrPtAl and UAu2"
Dr. Chris O'Neill
University of Edinburgh
23:00 Thu 18 Feb 2016 "Simple Systems – unexpected results"
Brendan J. Kennedy
School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney
11:00 Thu 11 Feb 2016 "Muons, and the search for superconductors with broken time-reversal symmetry”
Mr. Joel Barker
Department of Physics, University of Warwick
11:00 Thu 04 Feb 2016 "Superdeep Diamonds and the Deep Carbon Cycle"
Prof. Michael Walter
School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
11:00 Thu 28 Jan 2016 "Common sense under pressure: the case of oil and water"
Mr. Ciprian Pruteanu
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 21 Jan 2016 "Probing the Phase Diagram of the Ferromagnetic Superconductor UGe2 Using High Pressure Ultrasonic Techniques"
Dr Michal Kepa
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 14 Jan 2016 "Correlation Effects in Fe and FeO: Electrical conductivity in the mantle and core and implications for the geodynamo"
Professor Ronald Cohen
University College London and Carnegie Institute of Washington
11:00 Thu 07 Jan 2016 Studies of structure-property relations at high pressures
Professor Bjoern Winkler
Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
11:00 Thu 10 Dec 2015 "Electronic structure calculations on systems at extreme conditions"
Andreas Hermann
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 03 Dec 2015 "Extremophilic RNA interference machines"
Laura Spagnolo
School of BioSciences, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 26 Nov 2015 "Liquid-liquid transitions in water: fact or fiction?"
Alan Soper
ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
11:00 Thu 19 Nov 2015 High pressure research as a window into planetary deep interiors
Dr Geoff Bromiley
School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 12 Nov 2015 Progress on developing radiation sources based on laser plasma accelerators
Dino Jaroszynski
University of Strathclyde
23:00 Thu 05 Nov 2015 Probing the Phase Diagram of the Ferromagnetic Superconductor UGe2 Using High Pressure Ultrasonic Techniques
Mr Michal Kepa
School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 29 Oct 2015 Engineering for High Pressure Research
Konstantin Kamenev
School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 22 Oct 2015 The Effect of Pressure on Microporous Materials
Stephen Moggach
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 15 Oct 2015 Intra-unit-cell magnetic order in cuprate high temperature superconductors
Lucile Mangin-Thro
CEA, France
11:00 Thu 08 Oct 2015 Materials Physics at High Pressure: From Pure Elements to Thermoelectrics
Ingo Loa
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 01 Oct 2015 Electric and magnetic ordering in framework materials
Dr Anthony Phillips
Queen Mary, University of London
11:00 Thu 24 Sep 2015 Overview of CSEC
Professor Paul Attfield
Director, CSEC
11:00 Thu 23 Apr 2015 Towards emergent electrodynamics in a geometrically frustrated magnet
Kate Ross
Colorado
11:00 Thu 16 Apr 2015 Going with the wind: how plants deal with and utilise mechanical stimuli
Naomi Nakayama
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 02 Apr 2015 Neutron scattering science at next generation sources
Jon Taylor
ESS
11:00 Thu 26 Mar 2015 Application of polarised neutrons for magnetic structure determination
Bertrand Roessli
PSI
11:00 Thu 05 Mar 2015 Planetary magnetic fields and planetary deep interiors: perspectives on materials science at extreme conditions
Dr. Natalia Gomez Perez
Assistant Professor, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
11:00 Thu 26 Feb 2015 A spin liquid under pressure
Dr Mark De Vries
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 19 Feb 2015 Applications of neutron scattering to energy materials
Stewart Parker
ISIS
11:00 Thu 12 Feb 2015 Diamonds and Neutrons
Dr Malcolm Guthrie
European Spallation Source (ESS) and CSEC
11:00 Thu 29 Jan 2015 'Symmetry-mode analysis of rigid-body rotations'
Professor Branton Campbell
Brigham Young University
11:00 Thu 11 Dec 2014 *
Dr Florian Fusseis
4-dimensional characterisation of dynamic porosity and fluid-rock interaction in the crust
11:00 Thu 04 Dec 2014 *
Professor Matthias Eschrig
Royal Holloway University London
11:00 Thu 27 Nov 2014 New Infinitively Adaptive Oxychalcogenides
Professor John Evans
Durham University
11:00 Thu 20 Nov 2014 “Hybrid multiferroics and novel negative thermal expansion mechanisms”
Dr Mark Senn
Oxford University
11:00 Thu 13 Nov 2014 “Armour and protection systems - An engineering perspective on dynamic material behaviour”
Filipe Teixeira-Dias
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 06 Nov 2014 "Low Dimensional Magnets Designed via Soft Chemistry"
Atsushi Kitada
Kyoto University
11:00 Thu 30 Oct 2014 “Structure and dynamics of organic-inorganic perovskites”
Ian Swainson
IAEA, Vienna
11:00 Thu 23 Oct 2014 "The Search for a Better Quantum Spin Ice: Sm2Ti2O7”
Paul Sarte
The University of Manitoba (Canada)
11:00 Thu 16 Oct 2014 Time-resolved 3D imaging of fluid-rock interaction using Synchrotron-based x-ray microtomography
Dr Florian Fussels
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 09 Oct 2014 *
Peter Gehring
NIST
11:00 Thu 02 Oct 2014 *
Dr Sean Giblin
Cardiff University
11:00 Thu 25 Sep 2014 TBC
Dr John Loveday
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 18 Sep 2014 TBC
Professor Paul Attfield
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 01 May 2014 'Multiple Order Parameters in YBCO'
Elizabeth Blackburn
University of Birmingham
10:30 Thu 24 Apr 2014 “Diamonds in the Subduction Factory”
Helene Bureau
Paris
11:00 Thu 17 Apr 2014 No Speaker This Week
Easter Break
Have a good weekend!
11:00 Thu 10 Apr 2014 “High pressure-temperature measurements of transport properties in matter: a new generation of dynamic experiments in the diamond anvil cell.”
Stewart McWilliams
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 03 Apr 2014 Low dimensional magnetism in complex transition metal oxalate networks
Daniel Price
University of Glasgow
11:00 Thu 27 Mar 2014 “Elements and Compounds Beyond Mbar”
Miguel Martinez-Canales
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 20 Mar 2014 “Soft excitations and ferroelectricity in Lead based relaxor perovskites”
Chris Stock
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 13 Mar 2014 Design and discovery of heavy fermion superconductors and semiconductors
Cedomir Petrovic
Brookhaven National Laboratory
11:00 Thu 06 Mar 2014 From microbes to robots: using terrestrial volcano - ice interaction to explore Mars
Claire Cousins
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 27 Feb 2014 Laser shock/ramp compression of metals: From GPa to TPa.
Richard Briggs
University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 20 Feb 2014 SnTe a Topological Insulator & Structural Transitions in Samarium at High Pressure
Chris O’Neill and Rachel Husband
TBC
11:00 Thu 13 Feb 2014 Two-dimenional Electronics based on Ion-gated Nanosheets
Justin Jianting Ye
University of Groningen
11:00 Thu 06 Feb 2014 Exchange Potentials in Kohn-Sham Theory
Nikitas Gidopoulos
Durham University
23:00 Thu 30 Jan 2014 Antiferromagnetic order and Quantum criticality in Sr3Ru2O7
Chris Lester
University of Bristol
11:00 Thu 23 Jan 2014 Structure – composition – property relationships in transition metal oxyselenides
Emma McCabe
Kent University
11:00 Thu 16 Jan 2014 Real Space Imaging of Stripe Order in FeTe
Peter Wahl
St Andrews
11:00 Thu 12 Dec 2013 Low Dimentional Ferromagnetic Oxides: New Topologies With Special Properties
Renald David
ENS Lyon
11:00 Thu 05 Dec 2013 High-Pressure Synthesis of Ruthenium Perovskites
Ms Alex Sinclair
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 05 Dec 2013 High-pressure hydrogen inclusion compounds
Ms Mary-Ellen Donelly
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:30 Wed 27 Nov 2013 Exploring the Antiferromagnetism of Tungstate Double Perovskites
Mr. Oliver Burrows
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Wed 27 Nov 2013 Thermally Robust Anion-Chain Order in Oxynitride Perovskites
Dr. Lucy Clark
McMaster University, Canada
11:30 Thu 21 Nov 2013 Structure of magma at extreme conditions: A synchrotron x-ray diffraction approach
Dr. James Drewitt
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 21 Nov 2013 TBC
Dr. Scott McKellar
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 14 Nov 2013 Phase relations of Earth's core materials
Dr. Tetsuya Komabayashi
Geosciences, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 07 Nov 2013 Case Studies of the Periodic Table: Metal Monoxides and the Halogen Group
Dr. Andreas Hermann
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 31 Oct 2013 Experiments on metallic hydrogen
Dr. Mikhail I. Eremets
Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
11:00 Wed 23 Oct 2013 Onset of ferromagnetism in a heavy fermion metal (YbNiSn)
Dr. Dmitry Sokolov
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 17 Oct 2013 Magnetic Properties of Mixed-Metal Oxides
Prof. Peter D. Battle
School of Chemistry, University of Oxford
11:00 Thu 10 Oct 2013 B-N-O System at High Pressures and High Temperatures: Chemical Interaction and Phase Relations
Dr. Vladimir L. Solozhenko
LSPM-CNRS, Universite Paris 13
11:00 Mon 09 Sep 2013 Carbon-based nanostructures at extreme conditions
Prof. Alexander V. Soldatov
Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
11:00 Thu 22 Aug 2013 Structural and magnetic degrees of freedom in iron based superconductors
Dr. Efrain Rodriguez
University of Maryland
11:00 Thu 18 Jul 2013 Monopoles and Magnetricity in Spin ice
Prof. Steven Bramwell
University College London
11:00 Mon 20 May 2013 Chemical Bonding and 'Useful' Properties of Intermetallic Compounds
Prof. Juri Grin
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
11:00 Thu 25 Apr 2013 Spirals and helical glasses near ferromagnetic quantum criticality
Dr. Frank Kruger
University of St. Andrews
11:00 Thu 18 Apr 2013 How muons reveal the best-kept secrets of molecular magnets and superconductors
Dr. Tom Lancaster
Durham University
11:00 Thu 11 Apr 2013 Probing the ordered ground state of half-doped Pr(1-x)Ca(x)MnO3 using inelastic neutron scattering
Dr. Russell Ewings
ISIS
11:00 Thu 04 Apr 2013 Spin Excitations on the Pyrochlore Lattice
Dr. Sarah Dunsiger
TU Munich
11:00 Thu 28 Mar 2013 Matter at atomic pressures
Prof. Gilbert Collins
Lawrence Livermore National Labs (United States)
11:00 Thu 21 Mar 2013 Neutron diffraction studies of silicate glasses at high pressure: techniques, modeling of structures and new directions
Dr. Martin Wilding
Aberystwyth University
15:00 Fri 15 Mar 2013 Laser-Shocks and Laser-Heating: Probing the Boundary of the Warm Dense Matter Regime
Dr. R. Stewart McWilliams
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington & Departamento de Física, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
11:00 Thu 14 Mar 2013 Investigation of multiferroics and frustrated magnets using x-ray scattering
Dr. Carlo Vecchini
Diamond
15:30 Thu 28 Feb 2013 Anomalous thermodynamic power laws in nodal superconductors
Dr. Jorge Quintanilla
University of Kent, ISIS
11:00 Thu 21 Feb 2013 High-pressure synthesis of materials via formation of new bonding patterns and unusual stoichiometries
Dr. Alexander Goncharov
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie
11:30 Thu 14 Feb 2013 tba
Thomas Scheler
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 14 Feb 2013 Singlet Remix: The evolution of Magnetic order in the singlet driven ferromagnet PrPtAl
Gino Jamal Abdul-Jabbar
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 07 Feb 2013 Understanding the english - a giant anomalous hall effect in a kagome metal
Prof. Andrew Wills
UCL
11:00 Thu 31 Jan 2013 Frustrated magnetism in two new Cu2+-based kagomé minerals
Dr. Goran Nilsen
ILL
11:30 Thu 24 Jan 2013 An exploration of 5d transition metal oxides
Emily Hunter
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 24 Jan 2013 A short history of superconductivity
Michal Kepa
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 10 Jan 2013 Trace elements and noble gases in minerals and interfaces
Professor Neil Allan
School of Chemistry, University of Bristol
11:00 Thu 13 Dec 2012 COSMIC -- Advanced Optical Techniques for Complex Materials
Dr. Jochen Arlt
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Sun 09 Dec 2012 Laser-driven dynamic compression: a path to high pressure solid system
Dr. A. Higginbotham
Department of Physics, Oxford University
11:30 Thu 06 Dec 2012 Listening to Magnetism: Using ultrasound at high pressures as a probe to study uranium intermetallics.
Michal Kepa
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 06 Dec 2012 URhGe: A very unusual superconductor
Mark Barraclough
Physics, University of Edinburgh and St. Andrew’s
11:00 Sun 02 Dec 2012 New Concepts in Multiferroics and Magnetoelectrics
Prof. Paolo Radaelli
Department of Physics, Oxford University
11:00 Thu 29 Nov 2012 Quantitative in-situ powder diffraction of porous materials
Dr. Matt Hudson
NIST Center for Neutron Research
11:00 Thu 22 Nov 2012 Bacterial DNA restriction systems: structure, function and evolution
Dr. David Dryden
Chemistry, UoE
11:30 Wed 21 Nov 2012 Pressure induced dehydration and the Structure of AHH II
Craig Wilson
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:30 Wed 21 Nov 2012 High-Pressure Low-Temperature Study of Mn12-Acetate
Chris Cameron
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 08 Nov 2012 Molecular-like order in the solid state
Dr. Mark Senn
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 01 Nov 2012 sm of RCo2 compounds under high pressure
Dr. Martin Misek
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 25 Oct 2012 Redox reactions in silicate melts: new insights from in-situ spectroscopic experiments
Dr. Benjamin Cochain
Physics, Univ. Paris 06
11:00 Thu 18 Oct 2012 "Hard-soft" chemistry in SrCrO3 and possible skyrmion in LiNbO3-type MnTiO3
Dr. Angel Alvaro Lopez
Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 11 Oct 2012 Quantum critical fluctuations and mesoscopic resonance in YbRh2Si2
Dr. Chris Stock
Physics, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 04 Oct 2012 Overview of CSEC
Prof. Paul Attfield
Director of CSEC/Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 27 Sep 2012 Thermoelectric Materials: Multi-Anvil High Pressure Investigations
Dr. Matthew Jacobsen
Engineering/CSEC, University of Edinburgh
14:00 Thu 05 Jul 2012 The Benefits of James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge Expedition to Hadal Microbiology
Prof. Douglas H. Bartlett
Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
11:00 Thu 19 Apr 2012 Static and Dynamic Compression of the Alkali Elements
Ms E. McBridge
CSEC & School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 19 Apr 2012 Complex New Crystal Structure Type in High-Pressure Europium
Ms R. Husband
CSEC & School of Physics and Astronomy
11:30 Thu 05 Apr 2012 Synthesis and Study of Frustrated Magnetism in Oxide and Oxynitride Pyrochlore
Ms Lucy Clark
CSEC & School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 05 Apr 2012 Advances in multi-megabar studies of hydrogen
Mr. R. Howie
CSEC & School of Physics & Astronomy
11:00 Thu 29 Mar 2012 The quest for a charge density wave in cerium at high pressure
Dr. Ingo Loa
CSEC & School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 22 Mar 2012 Frameworks, Flexibility, and Frustration
Dr. A. Goodwin
Department of Chemistry, Oxford University
11:00 Thu 15 Mar 2012 Proteins under extreme conditions - what the gas phase can tell us about biology
Prof. C. Macphee
School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 16 Feb 2012 Single crystal diffraction at extreme pressures
Dr. M. Hanfland
Dynamics and Extreme Conditions Group, ESRF
11:00 Thu 26 Jan 2012 Novel electronic and magnetic materials - pressure-driven transformation
Dr. Anna Kusmartseva
CSEC & School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 01 Dec 2011 Slater transition and electronic phase separation at the metamagnetic transition in FeRh
Dr. Mark de Vries
CSEC & School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 24 Nov 2011 Magmas at Depth: an Experimental study at extreme conditions
Dr. Chrystele Sanloup
CSEC & School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 17 Nov 2011 In Extremis
Mr. Julian Wagstaff
The Composer in Residence, University of Edinburgh
11:00 Thu 10 Nov 2011 Astrobiology - In Search of Life's Boundaries
Prof. Charles Cockell
CSEC & School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 03 Nov 2011 Life under pressure: a quantitative proteomics study
Dr. Laura Spagnolo
CSEC & School of Biological Sciences
11:00 Thu 27 Oct 2011 Structure of liquids and glasses at high temperature and high pressure
Dr. James Drewitt
CNRS, Orleans, France
11:00 Thu 20 Oct 2011 Polymorphism and polymerisation of acrylic and methacrylic acid
Dr. Iain Oswald
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde
11:00 Thu 13 Oct 2011 Liquids, (melts, fluids) & solid state synthesis
Prof. John Parise
Stony Brook University, USA
11:00 Thu 06 Oct 2011 Overview of CSEC
Prof. Paul Attfield
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 14 Apr 2011 Onset of ferromagnetism in a heavy fermion metal
Dr. Dmitry Sokolov
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 07 Apr 2011 Interplay between H bonds, structure and proton disorder in Ammonia ice under extreme P-T conditions
Prof. Frederic Datchi
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
11:00 Thu 24 Mar 2011 Investigating the Molecular Basis of High Pressure- & Cold Temperature-Loving Growth in Deep-Sea Bacteria
Dr. Gail Ferguson
Institute for Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen
11:00 Thu 10 Mar 2011 Post-perovskite, hcp iron and their connections to magnetic fields in the Earth's outer core
Prof. Kathryn Whaler
School of GeoSciences
11:00 Thu 03 Mar 2011 Communicating science in the media
Ms Catriona Kelly
Edinburgh Press and PR office
11:00 Thu 17 Feb 2011 Peaceful Productivity for Creative Types
Dr. Olga Degtyareva
CSEC and School of Physics & Astronomy
11:00 Thu 03 Feb 2011 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
Prof. Ulrich Schwarz
MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden
11:30 Thu 27 Jan 2011 Low temperature measurements on URhGe
Mr. Jack Barraclough
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews
11:00 Thu 27 Jan 2011 Mixed Singlet Magnetism of PrPtAl
Mr. Gino Abdul-Jabbar
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:45 Thu 20 Jan 2011 Synthesis and Characterization of Platinum Hydride at High Pressure
Mr. Thomas Sheller
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:15 Thu 20 Jan 2011 Optical Properties of Dense Sodium
Mr. Ross Howie
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 20 Jan 2011 Investigation of the FexOy H2O CO2 system at high Pressures and Temperatures
Mrs. Donna Morton
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 13 Jan 2011 The Layered Perovskite Sr3Ru2O7 - A Correlated Electron Metal With An Unconventional Phase Diagram
Dr. Andreas Rost
Physics Department, University of St. Andrews
11:00 Thu 16 Dec 2010 Simple cubic and post-simple cubic structures in compressed phosphorus and calcium: electronic origin
Dr. Valentina Degtyareva
Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka
11:00 Thu 25 Nov 2010 Pressure tuning of hydrogen storage materials
Dr. Petra Ágota Szilágyi
AXA Research Fellow, CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 18 Nov 2010 Magnets under pressure
Dr. Alessandro Prescimone
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 11 Nov 2010 Science issues in CO2 storage
Dr. habil. Chris McDermot
CSEC and School of GeoSciences
11:00 Thu 04 Nov 2010 A rotator for single-crystal neutron diffraction at high pressure
Mr. Junwei Fang
CSEC and School of Engineering
11:00 Thu 28 Oct 2010 Electride behaviour of the alkali metals under pressure
Dr. Miriam Marques
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 21 Oct 2010 Barium-IVc: A Truly complex elemental crystal structure
Dr. Ingo Loa
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 07 Oct 2010 Pressure-induced complexity of simple elements
Dr. Olga Degtyareva
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 30 Sep 2010 Overview of CSEC
Prof. Paul Attfield
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 15 Apr 2010 Beyond the Bragg Peaks: From Nanopatterning to Magnetic Monopoles
Dr. J. Morris
Helmholtz-Zentrum, Berlin
11:00 Thu 25 Mar 2010 Beamline I19: A facility for small-molecule single-crystal diffraction at Diamond Light Source
Dr. David Allan
Diamond and STFC
11:00 Thu 18 Mar 2010 High-power lasers and the extraordinary conditions that they can produce
Prof. Steven Rose
Imperial College London
11:00 Thu 11 Mar 2010 High pressure studies of "simple" systems
Dr. Christophe Guillaume
CSEC and School of Physics
11:00 Thu 04 Mar 2010 New pnictide superconductors (Ru,Rh)As and APt3P (A=Ca,Sr,La)
Mr. Daigorou Hirai
Department of Advanced Materials, University of Tokyo
11:00 Thu 25 Feb 2010 Raman of single and double walled nanotubes - pressure on nanoscale
Dr. Andrei Sapelkin
Queen Mary, The University of London
11:00 Thu 18 Feb 2010 Neutron scattering studies of ferromagnetic superconductor UGe2 under pressure
Dr. Dmitry Sokolov
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 11 Feb 2010 Revisiting the PbCrO3 and something more...
Dr. Angel Arevalo Lopez
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 04 Feb 2010 Overview of the ISIS facilities and the recent developments at the neutron source
Dr. Andrew Taylor
Director of the ISIS Neutron Facility
11:00 Thu 28 Jan 2010 Inclusions in natural diamonds from depths of 300 to 800 kms in the Earth
Prof. Ben Harte
Grant Institute of Earth Science and CSEC
11:00 Thu 10 Dec 2009 Biology, high pressure and 101 things a clever boy might do
Prof. Lindsay Sawyer
School of Biological Sciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 03 Dec 2009 Synthesis and physical properties study on Mixed Metal Oxynitrides
Mr. Minghui Yang
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 26 Nov 2009 Interesting (new) materials: some produced and studied at high pressure
Prof. J. Parise
Stony Brook and Brookhaven
11:00 Thu 19 Nov 2009 Gas-loading apparatus for Paris-Edinburgh cells
Mr. Artur Bocian
School of Engineering and CSEC
11:00 Thu 19 Nov 2009 Lattice Dynamics Studies of High-Pressure Phases Using TDS
Mrs. Jenny Jeppsson
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 05 Nov 2009 Molecular Crystals at High Pressure
Prof. Simon Parsons
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 29 Oct 2009 Diffraction and disordered crystals: probing fluctuations via total scattering
Prof. Martin Dove
Cambridge University
11:00 Thu 15 Oct 2009 Ice and other hydrogen-bonded systems at high pressure
Dr. J. S. Loveday
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 01 Oct 2009 Introduction to Extreme Conditions Science
Prof. J. P. Attfield
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 10 Sep 2009 Problematic Pyrochlore Oxides
Prof. John Greedan
McMaster university , Canada
11:00 Thu 02 Apr 2009 Identification of Driving Forces in High Pressure Phase Transitions Using the Pixel Method
Mr. Russell Johnstone
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 19 Mar 2009 LiCl-doped ice under pressure
Dr. Stefan Klotz
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
11:00 Thu 12 Mar 2009 Few-layer-graphene under hydrostatic pressure
Dr. John Proctor
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 05 Mar 2009 High Pressure Synthesis of New Oxypnictide Superconductors
Mr. George Penny
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 26 Feb 2009 Superconductivity without phonons
Dr. Phillipe Monthoux
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 12 Feb 2009 Electron microscopy studies of macromolecular machines
Dr. Laura Spagnolo
ISMB and CSEC
11:00 Thu 05 Feb 2009 Structural studies of pure elements at high pressure
Dr. Lars F. Lundegaard
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 29 Jan 2009 High Pressure Effects on Nanoporous Zeolites - Changes in Structures, Water Contents and Ion-Exchange Behaviour
Dr. Joe Hriljac
School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham
11:00 Thu 22 Jan 2009 Synthesis and Characterization of Noble Metal Nitrides
Dr. Eugene Gregoryanz
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 18 Dec 2008 Superconductivity in dichalcogenides under pressure
Dr. Anna Kusmartseva
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 11 Dec 2008 Properties of the interior of the Moon
Mirjam van Kaan
Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University Amsterdam
11:00 Thu 04 Dec 2008 Single-Molecule Magnets and Magnetic Refrigerants
Dr. Euan Brechin
School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 27 Nov 2008 Nitrogen -- Single-crystal structure determination at high pressure
Dr. Graham Stinton
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 20 Nov 2008 Compression-Tuning of Porous Materials
Dr. Stephen Moggach
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 13 Nov 2008 High pressure capability development at IRL NZ - a review
Dr. Suresh Narayanaswamy
School of Engineering & Electronics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 30 Oct 2008 Functional mixed anion nitrides: synthesis, ordering and properties
Dr. Amparo Fuertes
Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona
11:00 Thu 23 Oct 2008 Hydrogen incorporation in Earth's deep interior
Dr. Geoffrey Bromiley
School of GeoSciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 16 Oct 2008 Coherent x-ray imaging and microscopy
Mr. Samuel Flewett
University of Melbourne
11:00 Fri 10 Oct 2008 Multiferroics: different ways to combine magnetism and ferroelectricity
Prof. Daniel Khomskii
University of Cologne
11:00 Thu 02 Oct 2008 Focused Ion Beam Technology and its Applications to Diamond Anvil Cells
Dr. Simone Magni
School of Physics and CSEC
11:30 Thu 25 Sep 2008 Safety in CSEC
Mr. Frank Morris
CSEC Superintendent
11:00 Thu 25 Sep 2008 High-pressure Science and Current Trends
Prof. J. P. Attfield
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 03 Jul 2008 Disentangling High Temperature Evolution of Thermal Barrier Coatings
Prof. Emily Carter
Princeton University, USA
11:00 Mon 30 Jun 2008 High-Tc superconductivity - from fundamental science to manufacturing
Prof. Jeffery Tallon
MacDiarmid Institute, Industrial Research Ltd and Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
11:00 Thu 20 Mar 2008 Magnetic breakdown, correlations and superconducting apparitions: lots going on in an organic superconductor
Prof. Stephen J. Blundell
Clarendon Laboratory, University of Oxford
11:00 Thu 13 Mar 2008 Optical spectroscopy in the diamond-anvil high-pressure cell
Prof. David J. Dunstan
Queen Mary, University of London, Physics Department
11:00 Thu 06 Mar 2008 Prussian Blue Analogues As Molecular Building Blocks
Ms Lindsay Egan
CSEC, School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 28 Feb 2008 Magnetism on the small scale - mesoporous metal oxides
Mr. Adrian Hill
CSEC, School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 14 Feb 2008 Solid-State MAS NMR Spectroscopy in Inorganic Materials Science: Heterogeneous Catalysts and Portland Cement-Based Materials
Jørgen Skibsted
Instrument Centre for Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) Department of Chemistry, University of Aarhus
11:00 Thu 07 Feb 2008 Watching cement set: an eight year obsession
Dr. Nicola Meller
CSEC, School of Engineering and Electronics
11:00 Thu 31 Jan 2008 Structure and magnetic properties of doped BaMnO3
Mr. Congling Yin
CSEC, School of Chemistry and Peking University, China
11:00 Thu 24 Jan 2008 Emerging electronic ground states near Quantum Critical Point in a model Itinerant metal
Dr. Dmitry Sokolov
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 17 Jan 2008 Sample Environment in ISIS Spallation Neutron Source
Dr. Oleg Kirichek
ISIS Facility, STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
11:00 Thu 10 Jan 2008 High-pressure studies of energetic materials
Dr. Colin R. Pulham
Dr. Colin R. Pulham
11:00 Thu 06 Dec 2007 School of Engineering & Electronics and CSEC
Dr. Javier Sanchez-Benitez
School of Engineering & Electronics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 22 Nov 2007 Developing tools for sciences at extreme conditions
Dr. Konstantin Kamenev
School of Engineering & Electronics and CSEC
11:00 Wed 14 Nov 2007 Opportunities for high-pressure large-volume experiments at the ESRF: Historical background, current status and future applications
Dr. Wilson Crichton
ESRF, Grenoble
11:00 Thu 08 Nov 2007 New chemistry to generate novel electronic and magnetic states of solids
Dr. Serena Margadonna
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 01 Nov 2007 Crystalline solids at high pressure - Theoretical models and quantum mechanical simulation
Dr. Miriam Marques
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 25 Oct 2007 Putting the pressure on 'disappearing' or 'elusive' polymorphs
Dr. Iain Oswald
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 18 Oct 2007 Synchrotron X-ray diffraction measurements of liquid As and Sb under pressure up to 17 GPa
Dr. Ayano Chiba
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK and Keio University, Japan
11:00 Thu 04 Oct 2007 Structures and Dynamics of Elements to above 100GPa using X-ray Scattering
Prof. Malcolm McMahon
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 27 Sep 2007 Overview and recent results of high-pressure research on solids of small molecules
Dr. John Loveday
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 13 Sep 2007 High pressure methods in chemistry and synthesis
Prof. Paul Attfield
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Tue 11 Sep 2007 Synthesis under extreme conditions of new transition metal nitrides
Dr. Alexander Goncharov
Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, Washington, USA
11:45 Fri 25 May 2007 Pyrochlore oxide superconductors: rattling good materials
Prof. Zenji Hiroi
Institute for Solid State Physics, Tokyo University
11:00 Fri 25 May 2007 New high pressure oxide materials with ordered perovskite structures
Prof. Yuichi Shimakawa
Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
11:00 Tue 17 Apr 2007 Using Shocks to Study the Impulse Response of Condensed Matter
Neil Holmes
Lawrence Livermore National Lab, USA
11:00 Thu 05 Apr 2007 Precise Measurements Under High Pressure: A Gateway to New Physics
Dr. Alexander T. Holmes
Center for Quantum Science and Technology under Extreme Conditions, Osaka University, Japan
11:00 Thu 15 Mar 2007 Geosciences and CSEC
Geosciences and CSEC
Geosciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 08 Mar 2007 How to get the structure and density of non-crystalline materials at extreme conditions : example of suplhur
Dr. Chrystele Sanloup
Geosciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 22 Feb 2007 Identifying novel components involved in the growth and survival of the cold- and pressure-loving marine bacterium, Photobacterium profundum
Dr. Theodora Tryfona
School of Biological Sciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 15 Feb 2007 Pressure and Temperature dependence of the Raman spectrum of the A2FeMoO6 double-perovskite systems
Mr. Dario Marrocchelli
CSEC and Chemistry
11:00 Thu 08 Feb 2007 High Pressure Materials Synthesis
Dr. Jenny Rodgers
CSEC and Chemistry
11:00 Thu 01 Feb 2007 Bridging the gap between powder and single crystal diffraction
Dr. Jon Wright
ESRF
11:00 Thu 25 Jan 2007 Crystallographic and magnetic characterisation of low dimensional transition metal oxides
Mr. Simon Kimber
CSEC and Chemistry
11:00 Thu 18 Jan 2007 Iron-nickel alloy at conditions of deep Earth interiors
Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky
Bayerisches Geoinstitut (BGI), Bayreuth, Germany
12:00 Mon 08 Jan 2007 Recent studies on liquids under high-pressure at SPring-8
Dr. Y. Katayama
Spring-8 facility, Japan
11:00 Thu 14 Dec 2006 Simple metals at high pressure: the Fermi sphere - Brillouin zone concept
Dr. Valentina F. Degtyareva
Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Science, Chernogolovka, Russia
11:00 Thu 30 Nov 2006 Modulation, charge-density wave and superconductivity in compressed Sulphur: a perspective from first principles calculations
Dr. Jorge Kohanoff
Atomistic Simulation Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, The Queen's University of Belfast
11:00 Thu 23 Nov 2006 Coordination changes in magnesium silicate liquids and glasses: neutron and high energy diffraction studies at high pressures and temperatures
Dr. Martin Wilding
University of Aberystwyth
11:00 Thu 16 Nov 2006 Crystal structure determination of high pressure modifications in the alumina-water system
Dr. Kazuki Komatsu
CSEC and Institute of Mineralogy, Petrology and Economic Geology, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
11:00 Thu 09 Nov 2006 Instrumentation development for high-pressure sciences in CSEC
Dr. Konstantin Kamenev
School of Engineering and Electronics, CSEC
11:00 Thu 02 Nov 2006 Structural and magnetic features in double perovskites
Ms. Maria Retuerto
Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
11:00 Thu 26 Oct 2006 Methane and methane-clathrates under extreme conditions
Ms. Helen Maynard
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 19 Oct 2006 High pressure methods in chemistry and synthesis
Prof. Paul Attfield
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 12 Oct 2006 Vibrational dynamics and stability of chain and ring phases in S and Se at high pressure
Dr. Olga Degtyareva
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 05 Oct 2006 Zn-paratacamite - a semi-classical- or a quantum spin liquid?
Mr. Mark de Vries
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 28 Sep 2006 Ab-initio calculation of superconductivity in some elements under pressure
Prof. H. Nagara
Osaka University
10:30 Wed 27 Sep 2006 Determining the structure of phosphorus in phase IV
Dr. T. Ishikawa
Osaka University
16:00 Fri 22 Sep 2006 Life in Deep-Sea Hadal and Abyssal Environments: Multiple Comparative Genome Studies
Prof. Doug Bartlett
Scripps Institute of Oceanography
11:00 Fri 15 Sep 2006 High pressure techniques: Efficient tools to pile and dope oxide layers into functional materials
Prof. Hisao Yamauchi and Prof. Maarit Karppinen
Materials and Structures Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan and Laboratory of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (respectively)
11:00 Thu 08 Jun 2006 Negative pressures in water and salt solutions - possible applications for geology
Dr. Kirill Shmulovich
Institute of Experimental Mineralogy, Russia
11:00 Thu 01 Jun 2006 Ultra high pressure inclusions in diamonds from the Earth's interior -exsolution in garnet crystals from depths of ca 450 km
Prof. Ben Harte
School of GeoSciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 18 May 2006 Carbon and nitrogen effects during HTHP diamond crystallization: can we read diamond's biography?
Dr. Vadim N. Reutskiy
School of GeoSciences
11:00 Thu 11 May 2006 Single crystal studies of pure elements at high pressure
Mr. Lars F. Lundegaard
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 04 May 2006 Molecular arrangement and electronic properties of low-dimensional fullerene systems
Dr. Anna Tamai
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 27 Apr 2006 Diamonds in the sky? Simulation studies of the crystal nucleation of diamond from molten carbon at high temperature and pressure
Dr. Chantal Valeriani
FOM Institute AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:00 Thu 20 Apr 2006 Extreme conditions in giant stars
Dr. Maria-Rosa Cioni
School of Physics
11:00 Thu 13 Apr 2006 Lanthanides under pressure
Mr. Sean Evans
CSEC & School of Physics
11:00 Thu 30 Mar 2006 Atomistic Simulation of Minerals and Melts at High Temperatures and Pressures
Dr. Sandro Jahn
GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany
11:00 Thu 23 Mar 2006 What's hot and what's not: How microwave fileds transfer energy to materials for heating and even strange effects
Prof. John Booske
University of Wisconsin
11:00 Wed 22 Mar 2006 Stability and structures of low-Z materials
Amy Lazicki
University of California at Davis and LLNL
11:00 Thu 16 Mar 2006 Scandium: the first incommensurate transition metal
Dr. Malcolm McMahon
CSEC and School of Physics
11:00 Thu 09 Mar 2006 Cation Ordering in Ruddlesden-Popper Phases
Dr. Jennifer Rogers
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 02 Mar 2006 The wierdness of water - New insights from high pressure studies of amorphous ice
Dr. John Loveday
CSEC and School of Physics
11:00 Thu 23 Feb 2006 Structural phase transitions and magnetic properties of the ordered double perovskites Sr2B1-xMgxTeO6 (B=Fe, Mn, Ni and Co)
Dr. Luis Ortega San Martín
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 16 Feb 2006 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of water-methane interfaces under hydrate forming conditions
Dr. Stewart Reed
School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 09 Feb 2006 Properties of the peculiar magnetoresistive CaCu3Mn4O12 derivatives
Dr. Javier Sanchez Benitez
CSEC and School of Engineering & Electronics
11:00 Thu 02 Feb 2006 Potassium di-hydrogen phosphate, KH2PO4 (KDP), at pressure - a neutron diffraction study
Dr. Craig Bull
CSEC and School of Physics
11:00 Thu 26 Jan 2006 Glass transition of molecular liquids and polymers: how high pressure studies can bring a new twist
Prof. Christiane Alba-Simionesco
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique, Universite de Paris-Sud, France
11:00 Thu 19 Jan 2006 Orbital physics - transition metal oxides under pressure
Dr. Ingo Loa
CSEC and School of Physics
13:00 Thu 01 Dec 2005 Synthesis and ultra high pressure sintering of nanopowders on the example of doped ZrO2¸ZnO, YAG
Dr. Witold Lojkowski
Institute of High Pressure Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
11:00 Thu 17 Nov 2005 Isostructural transformation and polymorphism of thiourea dioxide at high pressure
Mr. Alistair Davidson
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 10 Nov 2005 A high pressure study of (EDT-TTF-CONH2)6[Re6Se8(CN)6], a metallic Kagome-Type Compound
Ms. Sandra Carlsson
Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 03 Nov 2005 Journal Club talk: review of 'Crystalline water ice on the Kuiper belt object (50000) Quaoar' by D.C. Jewitt and J.Luu, Nature, vol 432, p731 (2004)
Ms. Helen Maynard
Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 20 Oct 2005 High pressure and High Temperature synthesis of Sr-Cr oxides
Elizabeth Castillo Martinez
Departamento de Química Inorgánica I, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
11:00 Thu 13 Oct 2005 Ruthenocuprates: Recent developments
Mr. Simon Kimber
Chemistry & CSEC
11:00 Thu 06 Oct 2005 Exploring the Configurational Landscape of Biomolecules under Extreme Conditions: From Lipid Membranes to Proteins in Solution
Prof. Roland Winter
Biophysical Chemistry, University of Dortmund
11:00 Thu 22 Sep 2005 Deformation Micromechanics of Cellulose Fibres Using Raman Spectroscopy and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction
Dr. Stephen Eichhorn
UMIST Materials Science
11:00 Thu 15 Sep 2005 X-ray diffraction study in liquids at high pressure: the case of Cs
Dr. Sara Falconi
Physics & CSEC
11:00 Thu 08 Sep 2005 In situ x-ray studies of Earth's materials: Physical properties of liquid Fe-alloys and Chemistry of xenon
Dr. Chrystèle Sanloup
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
11:00 Thu 01 Sep 2005 Inelastic neutron scattering of single molecule magnets and antiferromagnetic wheels
Prof. Hans U. Güdel
Department of Chemistry, University of Bern, Switzerland
11:00 Thu 09 Jun 2005 The attraction of magnetic bacteria
Dr. Bruce Ward
Inst. of Cell & Molecular Biology
11:00 Thu 02 Jun 2005 High-pressure crystallographic study of amino acids, and related compounds
Mr. Stephen Moggach
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 19 May 2005 High-pressure structural and computational studies of small organic and biological molecules
Ms. Patricia Lozano-Casal
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 12 May 2005 High pressure and temperature synthesis of old and new oxides
Prof. J. Paul Attfield
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 05 May 2005 High-Pressure NMR
Dr. Malcolm Robertson
School of Physics
11:00 Thu 28 Apr 2005 Plasma growth of diamond
Prof. Phil John
Chemistry, School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University
11:00 Thu 21 Apr 2005 A high-P high-T study of the incommensurate composite phase Rb-IV
Mr. Lars Fahl Lundegaard
CSEC & School of Physics
11:00 Thu 07 Apr 2005 Crystal Growth from the melt or from solution at high pressure: generating new small-molecule polymorphs
Dr. David Allan
CSEC & School of Chemistry
17:15 Mon 04 Apr 2005 Developing Hypotheses for the Basis of Life at Depth: Genomic and Functional Studies of Photobacterium profundum
Prof. Doug Bartlett
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD (via Access Grid)
15:00 Fri 01 Apr 2005 Plastic properties of minerals at high pressure and temperature
Prof. Don Weidner
The State University of New York at Stonybrook
11:00 Thu 17 Mar 2005 Computational and Experimental Studies of Elements and Magnetic Materials
Dr. Hitose Nagara
Division of Materials Physics, Osaka University, Japan
11:00 Thu 10 Mar 2005 Bacterial Life at High Pressure
Prof. Lindsay Sawyer
BioSciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 03 Mar 2005 From First Principles to Material Properties under Extreme Conditions
Prof. Paul Madden
School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 24 Feb 2005 First principles theory of the complex crystal structures of the sp-elements
Prof. Graeme Ackland
School of Physics and CSEC
11:00 Thu 17 Feb 2005 Understanding the High Tc Cuprates - Recent Advances and Prospects for High Pressure Research
Michael Sutherland
Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
11:00 Thu 10 Feb 2005 Techniques for high pressure and high temperature materials synthesis
Christophe Guillaume
Engineering and CSEC
11:00 Thu 03 Feb 2005 Oxygen diffusion in silicates: the 'Water Problem'
Dr. Stephen Elphick
GeoSciences and CSEC
11:00 Thu 27 Jan 2005 Prussian Blue analogues: schizophrenic materials
Dr. Serena Margadonna
School of Chemistry and CSEC
11:00 Thu 20 Jan 2005 Amorphous diffraction at high pressure: network collapse and coordination change in GeO2
Malcolm Guthrie
Physics and CSEC (via Access Grid)
11:00 Thu 09 Dec 2004 Analysing the effects of pressure on molecular organic systems
Simon Parson
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 25 Nov 2004 Role of Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide in Stress Resistance and Infection
Gail Ferguson
CSEC and Biosciences
11:00 Thu 18 Nov 2004 Amorphous diffraction at high pressure: network collapse and coordination change in GeO2
Malcolm Guthrie
CSEC and School of Physics and Astronomy
11:00 Thu 11 Nov 2004 Magnetism at High Pressure - Volume dependence of Superexchange
Mr Gaetan Giriat
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 04 Nov 2004 Designing a fusion power plant: behaviour of metals under extreme irradiation
Dr. Graeme Ackland
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 28 Oct 2004 Latest results on sulfur, another element with an incommensurate modulated structure at high pressure
Clivia Hejney
CSEC and Physics
11:00 Thu 21 Oct 2004 Charge Order in Manganese Oxides
Richard Goff
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 14 Oct 2004 High pressure synthesis, crystal structure and properties of mixed cation perovskites A2MM'O6"
Dr. Anthony Williams
CSEC & Chemistry
11:00 Thu 07 Oct 2004 High-Pressure Neutron Diffraction: What is this Paris-Edinburgh thing anyway?
Dr. John Loveday
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 17 Jun 2004 High pressure cells for magnetic measurements
Somchai Tancharakorn
CSEC & Engineering
11:00 Thu 10 Jun 2004 Microbiology at high hydrostatic pressures
Dr. J. Grant Burgess
School of Life Sciences, Heriot-Watt University
17:30 Thu 03 Jun 2004 Magnetism: Pressure and Frustration
Fiona Coomer
CSEC & Chemistry
10:15 Tue 01 Jun 2004 High Pressures: New Trends in Materials Chemistry
Prof. Gerard Demazeau
ICMCB, University of Bordeaux (France)
11:00 Thu 27 May 2004 Overview of methods for studying small organic molecules at high pressure
Francesca Fabbiani
CSEC & Chemistry
17:30 Thu 20 May 2004 High Pressure Crystallographic Study of Cysteine and Serine, the route to new polymorphs
Stephen Moggach
CSEC & Chemistry
11:00 Thu 13 May 2004 Colossal Magnetoresistances in Doped Sr2FeMoO6 Double Perovskites
Falak Sher
CSEC and School of Chemistry
11:00 Thu 06 May 2004 High Pressure Modifications of the Elements
Dr. Malcolm McMahon
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 15 Apr 2004 Phase diagrams and liquid phases in single component systems - the cases of phosphorus and caesium
Dr. Sara Falconi
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 15 Apr 2004 Molecular Electronics Materials
Dr. Neil Robertson
CSEC & Chemistry
11:00 Sun 14 Mar 2004 Diamond formation
Tim Ivanic
CSEC & GeoSciences
11:00 Thu 04 Mar 2004 Salt of the Earth: H2O-CO2-chloride systems at high P and T
Prof. Colin Graham
CSEC & GeoSciences
11:00 Thu 26 Feb 2004 Exotic Superconductivity
Dr. Philippe Monthoux
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 19 Feb 2004 Iron in the Core: An approach from first princples
Prof. David Price
UCL
11:00 Thu 12 Feb 2004 Structural and Computational Studies of L-glutamine and L-asparagine monohydrate
Patricia Lozano-Casal
CSEC & Chemistry
11:00 Thu 05 Feb 2004 From planetary interiors to advanced materials using extreme conditions
Dr. George Serghiou
CSEC & Engineering
11:00 Thu 29 Jan 2004 Heated diamond anvil cells for high-P high-T crystallography
Lars Fahl Lundegaard
CSEC & Physics
11:00 Thu 22 Jan 2004 ssDNA-binding proteins
Lynsey Mack
CSEC & Biosciences