Danish Days 2017


Monday, October 2, 2017




Opening Session 1.


Session 1 – Chair: Christian Bahl

9:15 – 9:45

Energy-efficient refrigeration near room temperature with transition metal based magnetic refrigerants

E.H. Brück

Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

9.45 – 10.00

Hysteresis of MnFePSi spherical powder ensembles studied by magneto-optical imaging

A. Waske

Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Material Research, Germany

10.00 – 10.15

The magnetocaloric effect across first order magnetostructural transitions: the role of the transition broadening

F. Cugini

University of Parma, Italy

10.15 – 10.30

How magnetocrystalline anisotropy influences the magnetocaloric effect

M. Fries

Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

10:30 – 11.00

Coffee break


Session 2 – Chair: Kurt Engelbrecht

11:00 – 11.30

Calorics under Pressure

L. F. Cohen

Imperial College London, UK

11.30 – 11.45

Shaping of LaFeSi-based alloys via Laser Beam melting and metal powder extrusion

S. Wieland

Frauhofer IFAM, Germany

11.45 – 12.00

Shaping magnetocaloric materials for complex regenerator beds

M. Krautz

IFW Dresden, Germany

12.00 – 12.15

Preliminary experimental study on a hybrid cryogenic magnetic refrigerator combined with Gifford-McMahon gas refrigeration

X. Gao

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

12.15 – 12.30

Magnetocaloric heat pump for the residential sector: a promising challenge S. Dall’Olio

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch / Poster session




Session 3 – Chair: Rasmus Bjørk

13.30 – 14.00

Barocaloric materials

X. Moya

University of Cambridge, UK

14.00 – 14.15

Frustrated Magnetism and Caloric Effects in Mn-antiperovskite Nitrides: Ab initio Theory

E. Mendive Tapia

University of Warwick, UK

14.15 – 14.30

Effect of pressure on spin crossover compounds for barocaloric applications

S. Vallone

The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, USA

14.30 – 14.45

Active magnetic regenerating performance in cascade arrangements of materials with 2nd-order phase transition

A. Fujita

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

14.45 – 15.00

Optimised layered metal bonded La(FeMnSi)13Hx regenerators

I. A. Radulov

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

15.00 – 15.30



Session 4 – Chair: Anders Smith

15.30 – 16.00

Stable Operating Points for Active Caloric Regenerators

A. Rowe

University of Victoria, Canada

16.00 – 16.15

“PoloMag”: The development of a magnetic wine cooler

J. A. Lozano

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

16.15 – 16.30

Industrial evolution of magnetocaloric cooling applications

J.-B. Chaudron

Cooltech Applications, France

16.30 – 16.45

Study of magnetic heat pump using multi‒layered magnetic materials

M. Yoshiki

Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan

16.45 – 17.00

Modelling of Manganese-Ferrous porous pellets by metal additive manufacturing

S. Hirano

Hokkaido Research Organization, Japan


Leave for dinner in Roskilde

Tuesday, October 3, 2017




Session 5 – Chair: Nini Pryds

9.00 – 9. 30

Ultralow-fatigue of Elastocaloric NiTICu-based Thin Films

E. Quandt

Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany

9.30 – 9.45

Elastocaloric effect and fatigue of Ni-Ti plates under pre-strain conditions

J. Tušek

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

9.45 – 10.00

Long Term Stability of the Electrocaloric Effect

F. Weyland

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

10.00 – 10.15

Latent Heat of Metal-Insulator Transition in VO2 Ceramics

Y. Kinemuchi

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

10.15 – 10.30

Integrated design of the magnet-regenerator assembly

F. P. Fortkamp

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break


Session 6 – Chair: Kaspar K. Nielsen

11.00 – 11.30

Finite-time thermodynamics of thermomagnetic generation

M. Lo Bue

SATIE, ENS Paris Saclay, France

11.30 – 11.45

A Tesla Type Rotary Thermomagnetic Motor

L. D. R. Ferreira

University of São Paulo, Brazil

11.45 – 12.00

Magnetocaloric and magnetovolume effects in static and pulsed magnetic fields

K. P. Skokov

Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

12.00 – 12.15

Experimental results for caloric energy harvesting

K. Engelbrecht

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

12.15 – 13.30

Lunch / Poster session


Session 7 – Chair: Christian Bahl

13:30 – 14.00

Industrial development of La-Fe-Si based magnetocaloric alloys

A. Barcza

Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

14.00 – 14.15

Quantifying the magnetocaloric effect from first-principles

D. Luşan

Uppsala University, Sweden

14.15 – 14.30

Colossal Barocaloric Effects in Organic Materials

P. Lloveras

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Catalonia, Spain.

14.30 – 15.00

CaloriCoolTM: Making a difference in calorics

V. K. Pecharsky

Ames Laboratory, USA


Closing reception and informal lab tour


Bus to Roskilde station

Danish Days 2017 - Book of Abstracts

The Book of Abstracts in pdf format can be downloaded here.

A high resolution participant photo is available here.

Danish Days 2017 Participants