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The Programme - 23rd of June 2012

The talks will be held in the Winstanley Lecture Room, Trinity College.

09.00 am    Opening remarks, James Stirling, Cambridge University
09.05 am    Reminiscences, John Waldram, Cambridge University
09.15 am    The Discovery of the Josephson Effect and the Introduction of 'Broken Symmetry' Into Condensed Matter Physics, Phil Anderson, Princeton University 
09.30 am    "The Path to the Discovery", Brian Josephson, Cambridge University 
10.00 am    "Observations of Brian Josephson's Effects", John M Rowell, Arizona State University

10.30 am    Coffee break

11.00 am    Origins of the SQUIDs, Arnold H Silver, TRW, retired
11.30 am    SQUIDs: Then and Now, John Clarke, UC Berkeley 
12.00 pm    "The ac Josephson effect and 2e/h measurement from 1966 to 2015, Brian Petley, National Physical Laboratory, retired

12.30 pm    Lunch

01.30 pm    "Magnetic Josephson Junctions", Mark Blamire, Cambridge University 
02.00 pm    "Determining the Order Parameter Symmetry of Unconventional Superconductors by Josephson Interferometry", Dale Van Harlingen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
02.30 pm    "SQUID-amplified calorimetry: from nuclear physics to cosmology", Kent Irwin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Co.

03.00 pm    Tea

03.30 pm    "How a single grain boundary found billions of dollars of mineral deposits: An overview of the use of SQUIDS for mineral exploration", Cathy Foley, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
04.00 pm    "Magnetoencephalography: From early attempts to clinical applications", Risto Ilmoniemi, Aalto University School of Science. 
04.30 pm    "Quantum Bits", John Martinis , UC Santa Barbara (Phase qubit)

05.00 pm    Closing remarks

Unveiling of the Plaque

Conference Dinner