Program Overview


Please find here the preliminary program of the 25th German Female Physicists' Conference.

We would like to thank all speakers for their presentations:

Scientific speakers:

Ferromagnetic-shape-memory Heuslers turn to nano: microstructure engineering of thin films and nanostructures
Franca Albertini (IMEM-CNR, Italy)

Excitation of core states in oxides: a first-principles study
Vijaya Begum (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Hysteresis design of magnetic materials for efficient energy conversion
Christina Birkel (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany), Oliver Gutfleisch (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)

Non-equilibrium Dynamics of Condensed Matter in the Time Domain: who cares?
Uwe Bovensiepen (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany), Marika Schleberger (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Garnet thin Films, functional Oxides and canted Antiferromagnets for Magnonics
Isabella Boventer (Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales, University of Paris-Saclay, France)

A High Troughput Study of Fe-Pt Thin Films
Nora Dempsey (Institute Neel, CNRS Grenoble, France)

Nanomagnetism: going to the next Dimension
Claire Donnelly (University of Cambridge, UK)

Excitations in complex oxides
Claudia Draxl (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)

Topology and Chirality
Claudia Felser (Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids,  Germany)

Hysteresis Design of Ferroelectric Materials
Anna Grünebohm (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)

Probing Femtomagnetism Effect with Ultrashort Extreme Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Pulses
Emmanuelle Jal (Sorbonne University, France)

Revealing the THz domain wall motion in Manganese Gold through Permalloy capping
Sarah Jenkins (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Artificial Spin Ice: From Correlations to Computation
Naemi Leo (CIG nanoGUNE, Spain) - Hertha-Sponer-Preisträgerin

Transversal transport coefficients and topological properties
Ingrid Mertig (Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)

Physics and Chemistry on the nanoscale
Karina Morgenstern (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)

Why is everyone talking about hafnia-based ferroelectric devices?
Beatriz Noheda (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)

Interplay Between Interfaces, their Chemistry, and Magnetic Properties
Dhanalakshmi Palanisamy  (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Germany)

The European XFEL: new science opportunities, start of user operation and first results
Sakura Pascarelli (European XFEL, Germany)

Mastering electronic properties of 2D transition metal carbides and nitrides (MXenes)
Hanna Pazniak (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Operando Nanocatalysis
Beatriz Roldán Cuenya (Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany)

Non-equilibrium dynamics of laser-excited electrons in solids
Bärbel Rethfeld (Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany)

Ultrafast spin dynamics: ab-initio description
Sangeeta Sharma (Max Born Institute Berlin, Germany)

Shalini Sharma (National Institute for Material Science, Japan)
Lea Spieker (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

ZnO: Ultrafast generation and decay of a surface metal
Julia Stähler (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)

Ab initio theory modelling of the physics of rare earth - transition metal permanent magnets
Julie Staunton (Warwick University, UK)

Speakers in the supporting program:

Julia Leising (mentoring³, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany)

Is there truth in beauty? – Aesthetics in the natural sciences
Axel Lorke (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany), Nicolas Wöhrl (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

Elements of publishing with Nature Chemistry
Anne Pichon (Nature Chemistry, UK)

Introduction to DFG‘s funding opportunities for researchers with a focus on gender-equality aspects
Ellen Reister (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany)

Karrierewege in der Wissenschaft entwickeln | Mentoring Hessen stellt sich vor
Christiane Rühle (Mentoring Hessen, Goethe-University, Germany)

Build back better: how we can build a more equitable physics community post COVID-19
Jessica Wade (Imperial College London, UK)

Sessions of supporters and sponsors:

d-fine GmbH
Analytisch. Technologisch. Quantitativ – Ihr Einstieg als Physikerin bei d-fine
Jennifer Hauschild-Krause

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Anne Schmidt

Infineon Technologies AG 
Introduction to Infineon and opportunities for female physicists at Infineon
Johanna Roessler

Messer SE & Co. KGaA
Quote und Vorurteil: Messer's Mixed Management

Diana Buss

Zeiss Gruppe
Mikrochips für Megatrends - Wie ZEISS die Digitalisierung vorantreibt

Maike Trenkel-Lenz