HFM2006 has been closed successfully.
Thank you for your attendance.
Message from chairperson Prof. Kawamura.
Following the first Highly Frustrated
Magnetism in Waterloo, Canada, in June 2000 (HFM2000) and the second
one in Grenoble, France, in June 2003(HFM2003), we announce here the
third one (HFM2006), which will take place in Osaka University, Osaka,
Japan, from the 15th to the 19th of August 2006. The conference will
be held as a satellite of the International Conference on Magnetism
(ICM17), which will be held during Aug. 20th - 25th in Kyoto, Japan.
We are expecting to welcome around 100-150 participants, working
in all areas of frustrated magnetism, with invited and contributed
talks and poster sessions. The topics of the conference include:
- Quantum frustrated magnetism and spin liquids.
- Novel ordering of geometrically frustrated magnets.
- Itinerant frustrated systems and novel superconductivity.
- Spin glasses and random magnets.
- Frustration effect on the coupling to lattice, orbital and
charge degrees of freedom.
- Exotic phenomena induced by macroscopic degeneracy.
- Field effect on frustrated magnetism.
Osaka is conveniently connected to the two airports, Kansai
and Itami, by limousine bus and/or monorail. It is also accessible from
Tokyo by bullet train (Shinkansen) or by plane. Kyoto is located about
50km northeast of Osaka, and is easily accessible from Osaka by train.
The HFM conference site is "Icho Kaikan" on the Suita campus
of Osaka University. The conference will begin with the registration and
welcome in the evening of August 15. The scientific session will begin
in the morning of August 16 and end in the afternoon of August 19.
The conference proceedings will be published in Journal of
|H. Kawamura (Osaka, chairman)
|H. Ohta (Kobe, secretary)
||S. Maegawa (Kyoto, program)
|Z. Hiroi (Tokyo, publication)
|H. Tsunetsugu (Kyoto, program & publication)
|T. Taniguchi (Osaka, local)
||S. Okubo (Kobe, homepage)
International Advisory Committee
|Y. Ajiro (Japan)
||S. Bramwell (Great Britain)
|C. Broholm (United States)
||I. Campbell (France)
|B. Gaulin (Canada)
||M. Gingras (Canada)
|A. Harrison (Great Britain)
||R. Kremer (Germany)
|C. Lacroix (France)
||F. Mila (Switzerland)
|A. Ramirez (United States)
||K. Ueda (Japan)
|· Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on
Priority Areas "Invention of Anormalous Quantum Materials -New Physics through
Innovative Materials-" provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology, Japan
|· Inoue Foundation for Science
|· The Ogasawara Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Engineering