Paper on ferromagnetic Shastry-Sutherland compound (CuCl)LaNb*Sub*2*Sub*O*Sub*7*Sub*, published in Phys. Rev. Lett.
Seminar by Dr Thomas Kodenkandath (Ascent Solar Technologies), A2-303, at 9:30AM. "Rational Design of Novel Materials with Predictable Composition, Structure and Properties"
Seminar by Prof. Olivier Hernandez (Rennes Univ. 1), A2-302 at 14PM. "Low Temperature Oxygen Mobility in Solid Oxide Ion Conductors: Recent Key Contributions from Neutron and Synchrotron Facilities"~
Seminar by Prof. Bruce Gaulin (McMaster), A2-217 at 4.30PM. "Quenched and Mobile Impurities in Quasi-Two-Dimensional Quantum Antiferromagnets"

Dr. Yoji Kobayashi became an Assistant Professor, Dr. Ryo Horikoshi joined as a technical staff, Dr. Takeshi Yajima joined as a postdoc.

Paper on anisotropic oxygen migration in SrFeO&size(10){2};, published in Nature Chemistry, a work in collaboration with Prof. Shimakawa
The Kageyama group starts
Paper on spin-state transition transition for a four-coordinate metal, published in Nature Chemistry
The work on synthesis of SrFeO&size(10){2}; with a square planar coordination, published in Nature.