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Users Week 2007
May 7-12, 2007

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Deadlines
- April 9: poster abstracts
- April 10: non-U.S. registration
- April 22: housing
- April 23: registration

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- CNM

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Highlights

Updated 4/9/07

Monday, May 7

Tuesday, May 8

Wednesday, May 9

  • AM, PM: Workshops
  • Late PM: Tours (APS, EMC, IPNS)
  • Late PM: Joint Banquet, Adler Planetarium

Thursday, May 10

  • AM, PM: Workshops
  • Late PM: CNM Poster Session and Tours
  • Late PM: CNM Banquet

Friday, May 11

  • AM, PM: CNM Meeting

Saturday, May 12

  • AM, PM: CNM Short Courses

 

Comprehensive Program

Monday, May 7

Events
8:00 - 5:00 Exhibits
402 Gallery, 401 Atrium
5:00 - 7:00 Vendor Expo
402 Gallery
Opening Session -- 402 Lecture Hall

8:30 - 8:35

Welcome
Gene Ice, Chair, APS Users Organization

8:35 - 8:40

Welcome
Renee Carder, Deputy to the Laboratory Director, Argonne National Laboratory

8:40 - 9:10

View from Washington
The Honorable Judy Biggert, U.S. Representative, 13th District of Illinois

9:10 - 9:40

DOE Perspective
Pedro Montano, Director, Scientific User Facilities Division, U.S. Department of Energy

9:40 - 10:10

APS  Facilities Update
J. Murray Gibson, Director, Advanced Photon Source

10:10 - 10:30

Refreshments
Atrium

10:30 - 11:00

CNM  Facilities Update
Eric D. Isaacs, Director, Center for Nanoscale Materials

11:00 - 11:30

EMC  Facilities Update
Dean Miller, Director, Electron Microscopy Center

11:30 - 12:00

IPNS  Facilities Update
Ray Teller, Director, Intense Pulsed Neutron Source

12:00 - 1:30

Lunch
Tent

Science Session and Compton Presentation -- 402 Lecture Hall

1:30 - 2:10

Compton Award Presentation and Talk
How 35 Years of Synchrotron X-Rays Have Revolutionized Structural Biology
Andrzej Joachimiak, Argonne National Laboratory, and Gerd Rosenbaum, Argonne National Laboratory and University of Georgia

2:10 - 2:40

EMC Science Talk:
Structure-Property Relationships in Nanoscale Magnetic Materials
A.K. Petford-Long, Argonne National Laboratory

2:40 - 3:10

IPNS Science Talk:
Modes of Binding of Molecular Hydrogen in Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage
Juergen Eckert, University of California Santa Barbara and Los Alamos National Laboratory

3:10 - 3:30

Refreshments
Atrium

3:30 - 4:00

APS Science Talk:
The Influence of Liquid Structure on Interfacial Ion Distributions
Mark Schlossman, Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago

4:00 - 5:00

Student Poster Talks

5:00 - 5:10

Announcement of the APS Users Organization Election Results

5:10

Adjourn

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Tuesday, May 8

Events
8:00 - 5:00 Exhibits
402 Gallery, 401 Atrium
4:30 - 6:30

APS, EMC, IPNS Poster Session

6:30 - 8:30

Partner User Council
Argonne Guest House

APS Upgrade: Scientific Possibilities -- 402 Lecture Hall
9:00 - 9:30 Challenges and Potential of an APS Upgrade Based on the Energy Recovery Linac Concept
Michael Borland, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory
9:30 - 10:00 CHESS ERL and Scientific Applications
Sol M. Gruner, Professor of Physics, Cornell University and Director, Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source
10:00 - 10:30

Coherent X-ray Imaging Using an ERL Source
Keith Nugent, Professor of Physics, University of Melbourne, Australia

10:30 - 11:00

Refreshments
Atrium

11:00 - 11:30

Watching Proteins Function with Time-resolved Laue Crystallography: Would It Be Feasible with an ERL?
Philip Anfinrud, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIH/NIDDK

11:30 - 12:00

X-ray Tracking of Laser-driven Atomic and Molecular Motions
Linda Young, Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory

EMC Science Session -- 402 Lecture Hall

9:00 – 9:20

Electron Optical Beam Lines at Argonne National Laboratory
Nestor J. Zaluzec, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

9:20 – 9:35

Irradiation Response of Structural Materials for Fusion Reactors
Marquis A. Kirk, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

9:35 – 9:50

The Effect of Ligand Digestion and Crystal Defects on Nanoparticle Growth
Xiao-Min Lin, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

9:50 – 10:05 New Material Design: Assembly and Functionalization of Metal Oxide Building Blocks
Bryan M. Rabatic, BP America Inc.
10:05 – 10:20

Vortex Row Matching in Superconducting NbN Nanostructures
Umeshkumar Patel, Argonne National Laboratory

10:20 – 10:40

Break

10:40 – 10:55

Medium Range Order in Near-frictionless Diamond-like Carbon Films Grown Using Plasma-enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
Amelia Liu, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

10:55 – 11:10

Integration of Piezoelectric and Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) Films for Monolithically Integrated Piezoactuated Diamond MEMS/NEMS with CMOS
Anirudha Sumant, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

11:10 – 11:25

Ultra-Nanocrystalline Diamond Nucleation and Growth Studied by Cross-Sectional Transmission Electron Microscopy
Xiaoyan Zhong, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

11:25– 11:40

New Opportunities in SEM
Russell E. Cook, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

11:40 – 12:00

Aberration Correction Concepts for the TEAM Project
Bernd Kabius, Electron Microscopy Center, Argonne National Laboratory

12:00 Adjourn
IPNS Science Session -- 402 Lecture Hall

1:30 - 2:05

Neutron Spectroscopy of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Hydrogenated Under High Pressure
A.I. Kolesnikov, Intense Pulsed Neutron Source

2:05 - 2:40 Hydrogen Storage Properties of Clathrate Hydrate Materials
Timothy Strobel, Colorado School of Mines
2:40 - 3:00 Coffee
3:00 - 3:45 Advanced Complex Hydrides: Development and Fundamental Studies of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Materials
Craig M. Jensen, University of Hawaii, Manoa
3:45 - 4:30 Catalysts for Hydrogen Release from Amine Borane Compounds
D. Michael Heinekey, University of Washington, Seattle
Workshops (times approximate)
1:30 - 4:30 WK1 Intermediate Energy Science at the APS
1:30 - 4:30
& Wed.
WK2 Coherent X-ray Microscopy

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Wednesday, May 9

Events

8:00 - 5:00

Exhibits
402 Gallery, 401 Atrium

4:30 - 5:45

Facility Tours: APS, EMC, IPNS

7:00 - ?? Joint Banquet
Adler Planetarium (shuttle buses leave at 6:00 pm)
Workshops
full day WK2 Coherent X-ray Microscopy
full day WK3 Time-Resolved X-ray and Neutron Scattering: Probing Chemical Transformations and Structural Dynamics
full day WK4 Kinetics and Dynamics in Soft Condensed Matter
full day WK5 Drug Discovery at the APS
full day

WK6 Frontiers of Structure Analysis Using Powders

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Thursday, May 10

Events

8:00 - 5:00

Exhibits, 402 Gallery and 401 Atrium

5:00 - 6:00 CNM Tours, Bldg. 440
4:30 - 6:30 CNM Poster Session, Bldg. 437
6:45 - ?? CNM Banquet, Guest House
Workshops
full day WK7 In Situ Studies of Interfacial Reactivity
full day WK8 Hard X-ray Nanoprobe -- Present & Future
full day WK9 Nanotomography
full day WK10 Synthesis and Self-assembly of Nanomaterials
full day WK11 Nanoelectronics

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Friday, May 11

8:00 - 5:00

Exhibits
402 Gallery, 401 Atrium

9:00 - 5:10 Center for Nanoscale Materials Users Meeting, Bldg. 402 Lecture Hall

Saturday, May 12

CNM Short Courses -- Course Descriptions

Each course offered twice

8:30 - 12:00

Electron Beam Lithography for Beginning Users, Session 1
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A105

8:30 - 12:00

Electron Beam Lithography for Intermediate Users, Session 1
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A106

8:30 - 12:00

Focused Ion Beams for Nanofabrication, Session 1
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A201

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch, Tent

1:00 - 4:30

Electron Beam Lithography for Beginning Users, Session 2
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A105

1:00 - 4:30

Electron Beam Lithography for Intermediate Users, Session 2
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A106

1:00 - 4:30

Focused Ion Beams for Nanofabrication, Session 2
Bldg. 440, Conference Room A201

 

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