# Progress report for Southampton-XFEL --- ## Finance and administration Completed move from the University of Southampton to the European XFEL GmbH. No problems encountered and nothing to report. --- ## Hiring No hiring was required during this period. --- ## Achievements * Updated proposal and JOOMMF work plan to reflect the removal of WP7 * T2.7 Open source dissemination of micromagnetic VRE * Repositories for source code under github.com/joommf * Set up publicly accessible Jenkins/Travis CI to * Added Docker image containing JOOMMF and all its dependencies to DockerHub * Another announcement made to the community via micromagnetic mailing list * Conda installation developed for OOMMF and all JOOMMF packages (OSX and Linux) * Set up read the docs for every code repository * Set up code coverage for all code repositories * Some unresolved problems with conda installation of OOMMF on Windows * T2.8 Micromagnetic VRE dissemination workshops * Three workshops completed * Two workshops/tutorials scheduled * Publications, conference contributions, and tutorials listed in the "Other" section. * Details in the "Workshops and dissemination activities" section * T4.14 Online portal for Micromagnetic VRE demonstrator * No separate machine was purchased to host it; using existing hardware at University of Southampton instead (courtesy of EPSRC Center for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Computational Modelling) * Online portal is based on Docker and provides the anonymous use of JOOMMF * Available [here](https://tryjoommf.soton.ac.uk) * Allows users to re-execute the tutorial and documentation notebooks * It will develop over time as further extensions to JOOMMF are made (T3.8 and T4.11) and more tutorial notebooks written (T4.13) * T4.13 Demonstrator: MVRE notebooks * Jupyter notebooks documenting specific features of JOOMMF * Tutorials used for workshops ([here](https://github.com/joommf/tutorial)) --- ## Work in progress * Further work and extensions in all work packages. * T3.8: Further developments and extensions (OOMMF Python interface) * T4.9 & T4.11: 3d visualisations of vector fields, and widgets * T2.7: conda package for windows --- ## Workshops and dissemination activities Three workshops have been completed in this period: * Institute of Physics (IOP) Magnetism conference, 04 April 2017, York, UK * details about the workshop [here](http://magnetism2017.iopconfs.org/OOMMF) * about 30 participants * organisers did not allow us to have the details of registered participants due to data protection * 19 participants provided their details directly to us: 6 females, 13 males * Workshop conducted jointly with Michael Donahue - developer of OOMMF * Workshop materials (tutorials and exercises) are available [here](https://github.com/joommf/tutorial/tree/master/workshops/2017-04-05-IOPMagnetism2017) * Co-funded with EPSRC CCP Computational Magnetism Network (EP/M022668/1) * Intermag 2017 conference, 24 April 2017, Dublin, Ireland * One of the major conferences in the field of magnetism research * 50 registered participants, plus 7 additional attendees * Two sessions: main workshop event and the follow up session * The follow up session was used to go into more details about specific features of JOOMMF and to receive feedback and requests from users * Co-funded with EPSRC CCP Computational Magnetism Network (EP/M022668/1) * 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 06-10 Nov 2017, Pittsburgh, PA, USA * One of the major conferences in the field of magnetism research * Workshop conducted informally with JOOMMF users and people who want to start using it * Received feedback from the users as well as the feature requests One tutorial has been scheduled for the upcoming period: * Advances in Magnetism 2017, 04-07 February 2018, La Thuile, Italy * Tutorial session for all conference attendees --- ## Other Research output acknowledging OpenDreamKit in the period from April 2017 to January 2018: * Publications * R. A. Pepper et al. Skyrmion states in thin confined polygonal nanostructures. submitted, preprint: http://arxiv.org/abs/1801.03275 (2017). * D. Cortés-Ortuño et al. Thermal stability and topological protection of skyrmions in nanotracks.Scientific Reports 7, 4060 (2017). * M. Beg et al. Zero-field stable Bloch point. in preparation for submission (2018) * Invited talks * M. Beg. Skyrmionic states in confined helimagnetic nanostructures. International Conference on Magnetism and Spintronics (Sol-Skymag 2017), San Sebastian, Spain, 19-23 June 2017. * Conference contributions * H. Fangohr et al. Data analysis support in Karabo at European XFEL. Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems, Barcelona, Spain (2017). * M. Beg et al. Stable magnetic singularity in helimagnetic nanostructures containing boundary between grains with different chirality. 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 6–10 November 2017. * M. Beg et al. Proposal for a micromagnetic standard problem for materials with Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction. 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 6–10 November 2017. * R. A. Pepper et al. Skyrmionic state stability in polygonal helimagnetic nanostructures. International Conference on Magnetism and Spintronics (Sol-Skymag 2017), San Sebastian, Spain, 19–23 June 2017. * D. Cortés-Ortuño et al. Thermal stability and topological protection of skyrmions in nanotracks. International Conference on Magnetism and Spintronics (Sol-Skymag 2017), San Sebastian, Spain, 19–23 June 2017. * D. Cortés-Ortuño et al. Thermal stability and topological protection of skyrmions in nanotracks. IEEE International Magnetics Conference - Intermag 2017, Dublin, Ireland, 24–28 April 2017. * R. A. Pepper et al. Ground state skyrmion and helical states in confined FeGe nanostructures. IEEE International Magnetics Conference - Intermag 2017, Dublin, Ireland, 24–28 April 2017. * M. Beg et al. Isolated skyrmion dynamics in confined helimagnetic nanostructures. Institute of Physics (IOP) Magnetism 2017, University of York, York, UK, 3–4 April 2017. * M. Beg et al. Computational micromagnetics with JOOMMF. Institute of Physics (IOP) Magnetism 2017, University of York, York, UK, 3–4 April 2017. * M. Beg et al. Demagnetisation energy and magnetisation variation effects on the isolated skyrmion dynamics. Institute of Physics (IOP) Magnetism 2017, University of York, York, UK, 3–4 April 2017.