Welcome to the International Conference on Research in High Magnetic Fields

July 1-4, 2015, Grenoble, France


The 11th International Conference "Research in High Magnetic Fields" RHMF 2015 will take place in Grenoble, France, July 1-4, 2015, as a satellite conference to the 20th International Conference on Magnetism ICM 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. It follows meetings held in Wuhan (2012), Dresden (2009), Sendai (2006), Toulouse (2003), Porto (2000), Sydney (1997), Nijmegen (1994), Amsterdam (1991), Leuven (1988) and Osaka (1982). The conference is devoted to all aspects of recent advances of research in high magnetic fields, and covers areas such as magnetism, semiconductor physics, superconductivity, studies of strongly correlated electron systems, low-dimensional materials, nano-objects, molecular systems, as well as high-magnetic-field technology and new high-field experimental techniques. The conference is hosted by Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Intenses.

Chairman: Dr. Geert Rikken
Vice chairman: Prof. Françoise Hippert

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS


CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

LNCMI - Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Intenses

LNCMI is a CNRS laboratory associated with Université Joseph Fourier , INSA Toulouse and UPS ,
and is part of EMFL .

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015:
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period



New Accomodation information








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CHAIRMAN: Dr. Geert Rikken
VICE-CHAIRMAN: Prof. Françoise Hippert

LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Prof. Eric Beaugnon
Dr. Jean Galibert
Dr. Mladen Horvatic
Prof. Jean Léotin
Prof. Carlo Rizzo
Dr. Ilya Sheikin
PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Dr. Claude Berthier (Grenoble)
Dr. Gregory S. Boebinger (Tallahassee)
Prof. Dr. Nigel E. Hussey (Nijmegen)
Prof. Koichi Kindo (Tokyo)
Prof. Guangli Kuang (Heifei)
Prof. Liang Li (Wuhan)
Dr. Charles H. Mielke (Los Alamos)
Prof. Hiroyuki Nojiri (Sendai)
Dr. Oliver Portugall (Toulouse)
Prof. Dr. Joachim Wosnitza (Dresden)
INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Prof. Dr. Adam Babiński (Warsaw)
Prof. Dr. Bertram Batlogg (Zürich)
Prof. Kamran Behnia (Paris)
Prof. James S. Brooks (Tallahassee)
Dr. Scott A. Crooker (Los Alamos)
Prof. Laurence Eaves (Nottingham)
Prof. Vladimir I. Gavrilenko (Nizhny Novgorod)
Prof. Dr. Manfred Helm (Dresden)
Dr. Thomas Herrmannsdörfer (Dresden)
Prof. Jinfeng Jia (Shanghai)
Prof. Kee Hoon Kim (Seoul)
Prof. Marcelo Knobel (Campinas)
Prof. Junichiro Kono (Houston)
Prof. Gérard Martinez (Grenoble)
Prof. Robin J. Nicholas (Oxford)
Prof. Jurij Novickij (Vilnius)
Prof. Hitoshi Ohta (Kobe)
Prof. Srinivasan Ramakrishnan (Mumbai)
Prof. Dr. Vladimír Sechovský (Prague)
Dr. Dmitry Smirnov (Tallahassee)
Dr. Raivo Stern (Tallinn)
Prof. Louis Taillefer (Sherbrooke)
Prof. Masashi Takigawa (Tokyo)
Prof. Jean-Louis Tholence (Grenoble)
Dr. Johan Vanacken (Leuven)
Prof. Kazuo Watanabe (Sendai)
Prof. Hai-Hu Wen (Nanjing)
Prof. Hui-Qiu Yuan (Hangzhou)
Prof. Dr. Uli Zeitler (Nijmegen)

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015:
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period
INVITED SPEAKERS
Dr. Benoit Fauqué (Paris)
Dr. Julien Fuchs (Paris)
Dr. Marc-Henri Julien (Grenoble)
Prof. Jun Sung Kim (Pohang)
Prof. Dr. Bella Lake (Berlin)
Prof. Liang Li (Wuhan)
Prof. Yasuhiro H. Matsuda (Tokyo)
Dr. Artem Mishchenko (Manchester)
Dr. Kimberly A. Modic (Austin)
Dr. Philip Moll (Zürich)
Dr. Satoshi Nishimoto (Dresden)
Dr. Cyril Proust (Toulouse)
Dr. Brad Ramshaw (Los Alamos)
Dr. Arneil P. Reyes (Tallahassee)
Prof. Mingliang Tian (Hefei)
Dr. Steffen Wiedmann (Nijmegen)
Dr. Vivien Zapf (Los Alamos)
Dr. Sergei Zherlitsyn (Dresden)

All invited speakers have confirmed participation.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015:
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period
Arrivals/Departures
Access to the conference site
Accomodation
Visa

Arrivals/Departures

Grenoble is typically reached through the Lyon airport (LYS), by a regular airport shuttle (every hour, 65 min drive).
For a connection to the ICM 2015 conference, there are 4 direct flights from Lyon to Barcelona on Sunday.

Access to the conference site

The conference will be held at Maison MINATEC, a walking distance from Grenoble railway station and airport bus terminal, see the access map.

Accomodation

Preferential rates have been negotiated with several hotels situated at walking distance from the railway station, airport bus terminal and the Maison MINATEC conference site, see the new map.

There are three two-star hotels that are often used by LNCMI users and visitors:

Hôtel Suisse & Bordeaux **

http://www.hotel-sb-grenoble.com
6, place de la Gare, 38000 Grenoble
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 47 55 87
Reservation by e-mail: info@hotel-sb-grenoble.com mentioning RHMF2015, valid until June 1:
Single: 64 € per night (instead of 71 €), breakfast and all taxes included.
Double: 80 € per night (instead of 88 €), breakfast and all taxes included.

Hôtel Institut **

http://www.institut-hotel.fr
10 rue Louis Barbillon, 38000 GRENOBLE
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 46 36 44
Direct reservation on the web site: http://hotel.reservit.com/reservit/reserhotel.php?hotelid=3730&lang=EN, with the discount code "RHMF2015":
Single: 66 € per night (instead of 72 €), breakfast and all taxes included.

Hôtel des Alpes **

http://www.hotel-des-alpes.fr/index.php/english-version
45, avenue Félix Vialet, 38000 Grenoble
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 87 00 71
Reservation by e-mail: hotel.desalpes@wanadoo.fr mentioning "RHMF2015":
Single: 72 € per night (instead of 76.5 €), breakfast and all taxes included.

For the following three-star hotel we could get a special rate only for a "Superior Room", please check also the special offers on their web site.

Hôtel Terminus Best Western ***

http://www.bestwestern.fr/en/hotel-Grenoble,Best-Western-Hotel-Terminus,93485
10, place de la Gare, 38000 Grenoble
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 87 24 33
Reservation by e-mail: terminush@aol.com mentioning "RHMF2015":
"Superior Room": 99 € per night (instead of 119 €) all taxes included, breakfast 11 €

There are also two four-star hotels very close to the conference site, but we could not negotiate any significantly reduced rate as compared to their standard offer:

Hôtel Europole ****

http://www.hoteleuropole.com/Accueil.htm
29, rue Pierre-Sémard, 38000 Grenoble
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 49 51 52

Novotel Grenoble Centre ****

http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-1624-novotel-grenoble-centre/index.shtml
7 place Robert Schuman, 38000 Grenoble
Tel. +33 (0)4 76 70 84 84

Do you need a visa?

For information about visa requirements, please check for the France Diplomatie web page.
If you require a letter of invitation, please email to RHMF2015.grenoble@lncmi.cnrs.fr

Registration

RHMF 2015 Registration is open.

Conference fees: until/after May 1, 2015

Regular participants:    400/500 €
Students:                      300/360 €
Accompanying person: 100/120 €

Only regular participants and students will have access to the conference plenary and poster sessions. Fees include also the welcome cocktail, conference documentation, coffee breaks and lunches during the conference and the banquet. Invited speakers are exempt from the conference fee, but they have to register.

Registration is a two steps process:

1) Please pre-register by filling in the online form.
2) Pre-registration acceptance will be confirmed by email and you will then be able to confirm your registration and proceed for payment (credit card -preferred- or bank transfer).

Please note:
The payment is definite and can be reimbursed only in exceptional cases: for health reasons justified by a medical certificate, or if your demand for visa to enter France is refused.
The accompanying persons register separately; they should preferably declare the same address, but Email must be different.
The CNRS employees should pay by the purchase order; they should not use their professional CNRS credit cards.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept American Express credit cards, we apologize for the inconvenience.

Should you need some help, please contact RHMF2015.grenoble@lncmi.cnrs.fr.
We thank you in advance for your early pre-registration.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015:
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period

Abstracts

Abstract submission is extended until March 22, 2015.

Participants to the conference are requested to submit an abstract by Email to RHMF2015.abstract@lncmi.cnrs.fr, following the template and instructions given here. The abstracts accepted by the Program Committee will be published in the Book of Abstracts, which will remain available on the conference web-site. No more than one presentation per registered participant will be accepted.

Please note that, following the dominant opinion of the members of RHMF 2015 Committees, no proceedings will be published. The participants of the conference are strongly encouraged to publish their work presented at the conference as regular articles. The organizers will inquire into the possibility for a grouped publication of articles related to the RHMF 2015 conference in a suitable physics journal.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015 :
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period

Program

Program will be available later.

IMPORTANT DATES

March 22, 2015:
Extended Abstract submission deadline

April 15, 2015:
Abstract acceptance notification

May 1, 2015:
Early-registration deadline

July 1-4, 2015:
Conference period