Tutorial on Electronic-Structure Calculations for Spintronic-related Materials

Updated 6/21/2010 -- If you would like to attend the lecture on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning, or the laboratory on Thursday afternoon, please RSVP by June 22th to mcc-workshops@illinois.edu. There is no fee to participate, but we need counts to prepare adequately for server accounts, printouts, and coffee breaks.

Wednesday, June 23, from 2-5pm

Location: Siebel Center for Computer Science (Room 4403, 4th Floor)
201 North Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (Map to Siebel Center)
Time Topic Location
2:00-3:15 pm An introduction into KKR multiple-scattering theory, electronic-structure applications to elements and
alloys (disordered, partially ordered, and fully ordered) and critical point and planar defects will be discussed
Afternoon Lecturer: Duane D. Johnson, Ph.D, Ivan Racheff Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor
3:15-3:45pm Coffee break Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor
3:45-5:00pm   Lecture, cont'd Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor

Thursday, June 24, from 9am-5pm

Morning Location: Siebel Center for Computer Science (Room 4403, 4th Floor)
201 North Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 (Map to Siebel Center)
Afternoon Location: Digital Computing Laboratory (Linux Computer Lab Room 440, Basement)
1304 West Springfield, Urbana, IL 61801 (Map to DCL)
Time Topic Location
9:00-10:15 am Building on multiple-scattering theory: Relationships to spintronics, phase stability, phase transformation
Morning Lecturer: Duane D. Johnson, Ph.D, Ivan Racheff Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Department of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor
10:15-10:45am Coffee break Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor
10:45am-noon Lecture, cont'd Siebel Center: Room 4403, 4th Floor
noon-1:15pm Lunch on own  
1:15-3:15pm   Hands-on laboratory on several multiple-scattering applications. Participants should 1) RSVP by June 22th to mcc-workshops@illinois.edu and 2) bring their laptops.
Laboratory Lecturers/Leads:
Professor Daniel Finkenstadt, US Naval Academy, Physics
Dr. Aftab Alam, U. of Illinois, Materials Science and Engineering
Mr. Suffian Khan, U. of Illinois, Physics
Digital Computing Lab (Linux Computer Lab Room 440, Basement)
3:15-3:45pm Coffee break Digital Computing Lab (Linux Computer Lab Lobby, Basement)
3:45-5:15pm Hands-on laboratory, cont'd Digital Computing Lab (Linux Computer Lab Room 440, Basement)