NSLS-II Early Experiment Workshop: IXS Focused Session

Agenda

Each participant is invited to submit a couple of slides on his/her subject of interest: Download power point template here.

 

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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Introduction (moderator: Clement Burns)

 
7:30 AM 8:00 AM Registration and Breakfast Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
8:00 AM 8:10 AM Welcome – Workshop Scope & Purpose (Clement Burns, WMU) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
8:10 AM 8:40 AM Welcome – Status and Science Readiness of NSLS-II (Paul Zschack, BNL) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
8:30 AM 9:10 AM Status of the IXS Beamline and Scientific Capabilities (Yong Cai, BNL) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B

Liquids and Disordered Systems (moderator: Alessandro Cunsolo)

 
9:10 AM 9:40 AM Skinny tails and new cases for Liquids and Glasses (Tullio Scopigno, Universita’ La Sapienza) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
9:40 AM 10:10 AM High-resolution IXS to resolve puzzles of glasses (Alexsandr Chumakov, ESRF) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
10:10 AM 10:40 AM Study of Collective Structural Dynamics on Multiple Frequency and Wavevector Scales (Keith A. Nelson, MIT) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
10:40 AM 11:00 AM Coffee Break  

Soft Matter and Colloidal Systems (moderator: Andrei Fluerasu)

 
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Connection between slow and fast dynamics in glass-forming systems and polymers (Alexei Sokolov, University of Tennessee) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Phonon propagation in programmable assemblies of nanoparticles (Alessandro Cunsolo, BNL) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
12:10 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Break  

Biological Systems (moderator: Lin Yang)

 
1:00 PM 1:30 PM Hydration water in protein is crucial to the “softening” of the short time intraprotein collective vibrations of specific length scale (Sow-Hsin Chen, MIT) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
1:30 PM 2:00 PM Frontiers in membrane biophysics (Maikel Rheinstädter, McMaster) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
2:00 PM 2:20 PM Coffee Break  

Extreme Environments (moderator: Yong Cai)

 
2:20 PM 2:50 PM Tailoring high-pressure IXS experiments for the energy, flux, and resolution of NSLS-II (Ho-Kwang Mao, CIW) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
2:50 PM 3:20 PM Studying elasticity of materials in extreme environments using high energy resolution IXS (Jung-Fu "Afu" Lin, UT Austin) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B

Open Discussion (moderator: Clement Burns)

 
3:20 PM 3:50 PM High Contrast Inelastic X-ray Scattering with sub-meV Resolution - First Implementation (Yuri Shvyd’ko, APS) Berner Hall, Bldg. 488, Room B
3:50 PM 6:00 PM Contributed presentations and open discussion. Topics for discussion: (1) Potential experiments and teams (2) Required sample environments (3) Future upgrades (more analyzers, Q-range, 0.1 meV resolution) and science drivers Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B

Summary

 
6:00 PM 6:15 PM Workshop Summary and Plan Moving Forward (Clement Burns, WMU) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Room B
6:30 PM 8:30 PM Workshop Dinner Berkner Hall, Bldg 488