Rock & Cell: From the Meso- to the Nanoscale with X-ray Spectromicroscopy

Agenda

 

Monday, September 17, 2012

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8:30 AM 8:45 AM Welcome, Qun Shen, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NSLS-II Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
8:45 AM 9:00 AM Introduction, Juergen Thieme, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NSLS-II Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
9:00 AM 9:30 AM The Nanoscopium Hard X-ray Nanoprobe Beamline of Synchrotron Soleil, Andrea Somogyi, SOLEIL, France Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
9:30 AM 10:00 AM TES:  A Tender-energy (1-5 keV) Beamline for High Performance Spatially Resolved X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Imaging at mm to Micron Scales, Paul Northrup, Stony Brook University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
10:00 AM 10:30 AM XFM: A Hard X-ray Microprobe Optimized for Spatially-resolved EXAFS Spectrosocpy, Ryan Tappero, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NSLS Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
10:30 AM 11:00 AM SRX: High Photon Flux / High Spatial Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy at NSLS-II, Vincent de Andrade, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NSLS-II Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

11:00 AM 11:20 AM Coffee Break Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

11:20 AM 11:50 AM Biomineralization of Inorganic Precipitants and their Application to Industrial Processes, John Coates, UC Berkeley Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
11:50 AM 12:20 PM Metal-like Transport in Proteins: A New Paradigm for Biological Electron Transfer and Bioelectronics, Nikhil Malvankar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

12:20 PM 1:30 PM Lunch Break Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

1:30 PM 2:00 PM Chemical Reactivity in Soil Microsites: The Need for Rapid, High-Resolution, Multi-Element Synchrotron X-ray Capabilities, Dean Hesterberg, North Carolina State University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Arsenate Chemistry in Soils, Satish Myneni, Princeton University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
2:30 PM 3:00 PM Studying Real Catalysts at Work: From Macro to Micro to Nano, Anatoly Frenkel, Yeshiva University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

3:00 PM 3:20 PM Coffee Break  

3:20 PM 3:50 PM In Operando Studies of Advanced Lithium Battery Electrodes, Jason Graetz, Sustainable Energy Technologies, Brookhaven National Laboratory Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
3:50 PM 4:20 PM Characterization of Nanocomposite Materials for Nuclear Energy Systems Using Synchrotron Radiation, Lynne Ecker, Nuclear Science and Technology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

4:20 PM Open discussion, results of the first day Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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9:00 AM 9:30 AM Micro- and Nano-scale X-ray Fluorescence Imaging and Tomography, David Vine, Argonne National Laboratory Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
9:30 AM 10:00 AM X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy for Detection of Nanoparticulate Metal Oxides in Mammalian Cells, Tanja Paunesku, Northwestern University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
10:00 AM 10:30 AM CO2 Sequestration, Phiilppe Gouze, Universite de Montpellier, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

10:30 AM 10:50 AM Coffee Break  

10:50 AM 11:20 AM Creating a Window into the Subsurface: The Potential for In Situ Imaging of Fluid-rock Interactions at SRX, Jeffrey Fitts, Princeton University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
11:20 AM 11:50 AM Extraterrestrial Materials: Spatially-resolved Applications and Challenges, Steve Sutton, University of Chicago Bldg. 725 Seminar Room
11:50 AM 12:20 PM TBD, Richard Reeder, Stony Brook University Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

12:20 PM 1:30 PM Lunch Break Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

1:30 PM 3:00 PM Open discussion, potential experiments Bldg. 725 Seminar Room

3:00 PM Departure