The workshop PROMOX was held at the campus of the University
of Versailles (may 3rd and 4th 2002). Sixteen invited speakers
from institutions worldwide have given thorough presentations
of their on-going work. About fifty scientists have attended.Most
'hot' topics related to oxides thin films and heterostructures
have been discussed, including thin films growth, half metals,
magnetic semiconductors, spin polarization, spin injection,
spin dynamics and magnetic coupling (see the program and abstracts
We are grateful to Versailles' city council for
its support and for the cocktail party which was offered in
the city hall on Friday 3rd evening (see pictures). We also
acknowledge the CNRS and the UFR de Physique of the University
of Versailles-Saint Quentin en Yvelines for their support.
Finally, we would like to thank the speakers
and participants, who have allowed this first PROMOX workshop
to be quite successful.