In-situ Methods of X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Agenda

 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

StartsEndsEventsLocation
8:15 AM 9:00 AM Check-In/Breakfast Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
9:00 AM 9:20 AM Introduction (A. Frenkel, YU) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B

Session I. Operando Experiments: Techniques, Data Analysis and Modeling

 
9:20 AM 10:00 AM Overview of in situ/operando methods and applications (A. Frenkel, YU) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Operando XAFS studies of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts in liquid-phase reactions (M. Balasubramanian, APS) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Heterogeneous catalysis: operando studies of liquid phase reactions under high pressure (A. Karim, PNNL) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch (Be sure to pick up your lunch tickets before proceeding to cafeteria) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Cafeteria
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Surface to Bulk Catalytic Reactions in PEM and Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell (XAFS+ XPS) (F. Alamgir, Gatech) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
1:45 PM 2:30 PM Application of combined in situ XAS and XRD to the study of battery materials during electrochemical cycling or heating (K. Nam, BNL) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
2:30 PM 3:15 PM In-situ characterization of Mo2C catalysts for CO2 conversion (M. Porosoff, Columbia) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
3:15 PM 3:30 PM Coffee Break  

Session II. Synchrotron Catalysis Consortium: Instruments and Methods for Operando Studies

 
3:30 PM 4:15 PM Review of QEXAFS and XRD capabilities (K. Khalid, BNL; Q. Wang, Binghamton) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
4:15 PM 5:00 PM Review of DRIFTS and Raman instruments and examples of applications (N. Marinkovic, U.Delaware) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Correlated spectroscopy and microscopy experiments done on the same sample in operando conditions (Y. Li, Yeshiva U.) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
6:00 PM Dinner Berkner Hall, Bldg. 488 Cafeteria

Friday, October 25, 2013

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8:15 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B

Session III. Advanced Methods and Recent Developments

 
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Applications of Quick EXAFS to Materials Science: case studies of induced phenomena in disordered solids (R. Golovchak, Austin Peay State U.) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
9:45 AM 10:45 AM Modulation Excitation Spectroscopy – part I (theory) (C. Koenig, PSI ) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
10:45 AM 11:00 AM Coffee Break and Group Photo  
11:00 AM 12:00 PM Modulation Excitation Spectroscopy – part II (hands-on data analysis) (C. Koenig, PSI) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch (Be sure to pick up your lunch tickets before proceeding to cafeteria) Berkner Hall, Bldg 488, Cafeteria

Session IV. Future Experiments at NSLS II

 
1:00 PM 2:00 PM In situ/operando methods at the NSLS II ISS beamline: reactors, detectors and applications (K. Attenkofer, BNL) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
2:00 PM 3:00 PM X-ray Raman spectroscopy: Applications (M. Balasubramanian, APS) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Coffee Break  
3:30 PM 4:30 PM Soft and Hard X-ray Studies of Batteries (F. Alamgir, Gatech) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
4:30 PM 5:30 PM Reaction mechanisms by operando studies: what can we learn from real time investigations (J. Rodriguez, BNL) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Plans for discussion session on October 26th (A. Frenkel, YU) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
6:00 PM Dinner NSLS Bldg. 725, Library

Saturday, October 26, 2013

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8:45 AM 9:30 AM Breakfast Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B

Session V. Planning your Experiments at the NSLS and NSLS-II

 
9:30 AM 12:00 PM Applying in situ/operando methods to your research program (Parallel sessions lead by course instructors in: catalysis, electrocatalysis, battery research and materials science. Discussions of collaboration opportunities at the NSLS and NSLS II, and steps involved in starting a new research program.) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Lunch Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
1:00 PM 3:00 PM Applying in situ/operando methods to your research program (cont’d) Berkner Hall Bldg. 488, Conference Room B
3:00 PM Workshop adjourns