This on-site workshop is a follow-up of a similar workshop held in 2019 in Ollantaytambo, Peru and is organized together by the program committee and the local committee of Magnetic Resonance Laboratory at the Balseiro Institute– Centro Atómico Bariloche – Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica in Bariloche.
The dates have been chosen right after a month-long school organized by the Magnetic Resonance Laboratory at the Balseiro Institute so that students from that school will also be able to attend the workshop. The workshop will include tours in Bariloche and surrounding areas.
The workshop will cover a broad range of topics under the umbrella of nanomagnetism, spintronics and spin-orbitronics ranging from microscopic theory and simulations to recent cutting-edge experiments and applications in nanotechnology. We would be delighted if you could come to Bariloche to present your recent work and to contribute to a new success of the Workshop with scientific quality in a relaxed atmosphere and surrounded by beautiful natural scenery.
All Beneficiaries and five Partner organisations got together for the online kick-off meeting to get acquainted with each other and discuss research projects, foreseen activities, financial issues, etc.
Magnetic field sensing is a wide and important area of research and technological development in which every new magnetic or spintronic phenomenon discovered there would be an attempt to exploit it for magnetic sensing applications with improved cost-performances. Magnetoresistance is the ratio of the electrical resistance of a material with and without an applied magnetic field. This effect together with anisotropic magnetoresistance has led to a wide range of compact and high-sensitivity magnetic sensors for diverse areas of applications: Geophysics, Astronomics, Archeology, Health Care, and Data Storage. The basic physics of these effects are included in the emergent field of Spintronic, the field of knowledge that deals with the generation, propagation, processing and detection of spin currents. New effects appear with the spin currents as a central property like Spin Hall magnetoresistance (SMR) in hybrid materials ferromagnet/nonmagnetic metal; and other related phenomena: the Spin Hall Effect (SHE) and the Spin Seebeck Effect (SSE) where thermal sensing emerges. If we combine spintronic materials with multiferroic one’s new functionalities can be exploited where electric-field controls spin currents. These effects can be implemented in new strategies to design nanoscale devices. The development of both types of sensors thermal and magnetic sensors shares basic principles of spintronic, then we propose to work in the ULTIMATE-I project with a new hybrid combination of materials in which to better perform the spin to charge conversion, control of spin currents and producing sensor prototypes with outstanding performance. ULTIMATE-I project involves twelve partners with a strong background in spintronics, magnetic and multiferroic materials from the EU and Third Countries, which will dedicate to solve common problems in nanomagnetism, generation and manipulation of spin currents, that affect the detection and sensitivity of sensors.
ULTIMATE-I project deals with a new hybrid combination of materials which better perform the spin-to-charge conversion, control spin currents and produces sensor prototypes with outstanding performance. The financial net contribution of the European Union to the University of Zaragoza is € 473 800 out of a total of € 1 692 800 for six involved beneficiaries.
ULTIMATE-I project involves twelve partners with a strong background in spintronic, magnetic and multiferroic materials from EU and Third Countries, which will dedicate to solving common problems in nanomagnetism, generation and manipulation of spin currents, that affect the detection and sensitivity of sensors.