MagMatApp’19: Magnetic Materials and Applications


Sep 18th 2019 - Sep 19th 2019

Milan, Italy

Updated 22/05/19

Our two day event on materials and applications is being held in Milan as part of Laboratorio Elettrofisico’s 60th anniversary celebrations, and we are also being joined by the NOVAMAG project, for their project closure event. So this year’s MagMatApp event should be larger and more varied than ever!

More details as they’re finalised.


  • Dr Nick Simpson, University of Bristol
  • Mr Matthew Swallow, Bunting Magnetics Ltd


This EU project aims to create novel, critical materials free, permanent magnets with high anisotropy phases. NOVAMAG developed an automated large computational screening followed by experimental screening of new and novel intermetallic compounds with uniaxial structures (with high saturation magnetisation, magnetocrystalline anisotropy and Curie temperature), which can be used for the rapid development of high performance permanent magnets without the use of critical raw materials (CRM).


Getting to Milan is simple from across Europe, with good rail and road links.


There are two main airports associated with Milan available for the seminar: Malpensa and Bergamo. Malpensa is the closest to the seminar venue.

(Bergamo is not actually located in Milan itself, but many airlines now call the airport ‘Milan Bergamo’, and it has good access to the centre of Milan.)


Poli Hotel, San Vittore Olona, Milan


Please contact the Poli Hotel directly at (+39) 0331 423411, info@polihotel.com, and quote code ELETTROFISICO60 to get the reduced room rates of

80€ for double-single use room, breakfast included
85€ for double use room, breakfast included


Timings may be subject to change

Wed 18 Sep 19

10:00 Registration opens

10:45 Welcome

11:00 Technical Talks Begin

18:00 Technical Talks End

19:00 Informal Dinner

Thu 19 Sep 19

09:00 Technical Talks Begin

14:00 Technical Talks End

15:00 Tour of Laboratorio Elletrofisico

19:00 Dinner


The dress code for the event is business attire / smart casual.


Neodymium Level

Ferrite Level


NOVel, critical materials free, high Anisotropy phases for permanent MAGnets, by design
by José Manuel Barandiarán of BCMaterials

Theoretical characterization of new phases for permanent magnets
by Heike Herper of Uppsala University

Modelling of microstructure for optimum hard magnetic properties
by Thomas Schrefl of Danube University Krems

Experimental screening of theoretically predicted phases
by Dimitris Niarchos of National Center of Scientific Research “Demokritos"

Fabrication of new phases with high coercivity
by Oliver Gutfleisch / Konstantin Skokov of Technische Universität Darmstadt

Securing the Supply Chain of Rare-Earth Elements for Nd-Fe-B Type Magnets
by Jürgen Gassmann of Fraunhofer Research Institution Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS


Type Standard Fee Group Discount
(3+ delegates)
Early Discount
(Register before 19/07/2019)
No obligation expression of interest in MagMatApp'19 - fees to be determined 20%20%
Member £169.00 20%20%
Non-Member £269.00 20%20%
Member Student / Retired £70.00 20%20%
Non-Member Student / Retired £95.00 20%20%
Exhibiting Fee - in Addition to Delegate Fee £150.00 20%20%
Sponsorship deals are available, please register to discuss, or contact astewart@ukmagsoc.org 20%20%
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