2017 CAMD New User Meeting Schedule


Thursday May 4, 2018 from 12:45 noon – 4:50 pm

LSU Union – Capital Chamber Room


12:45         Gus Kousoulas, Assoc. VP, ORED                                                                                                            Welcome

12:50         Richard Kurtz, CAMD Director                                                                                                             Introduction
                   Purpose of meeting (MOU, SACS election, performance metrics, cleanroom etc.)

12:55         Phillip Sprunger, CAMD Scientific Director                                                                                           Beamlines
                   Overview of experimental capabilities

1:00           Weiwei Xie, Chemistry                                                                                              Anomalous X-ray Diffraction
                   X-ray structural probes of phase transitions at variable temperatues

1:15           Christopher Arges, Chemical Engineering                                                                                   SAXS / GISAXS
                   X-ray Scattering from disordered materials: polymers

1:30           Jerry Spivey, Chemical Engineering                                                                                                             XANES
                   X-ray probes of catalysts

1:45           James Dorman, Chemical Engineering                                                                                              Soft-XANES
                   Pyrochlores / rare-earths L, M edges                                                                                                                    

2:00           Kenneth Lopata, Chemistry                                                                                                                       Modeling
                   Computational Materials Studies:  Simulations of XANES spectra

2:15           BREAK

2:30           Jianwei Wang, Geology and Geophysics                                                                                                     XANES
                   Nuclear waste                                                                                                                                                              

2:45           Achim Hermann, Geology and Geophysics                                                                                                 XANES
                  Geology / ancient rocks / Bahamas                                                                                                                 

3:00           Les Butler, Chemistry                                                                          X-ray Phase Contrast / Microtomography
                   X-ray Interferometry/Tomography for Polymer and Metal Additive Manufacturing                                

3:15           Phillip Sprunger Physics & Astronomy, CAMD                              XANES – high pressure, synchrotron XPS
                   Catalysis applications

3:30           BREAK

3:45           Kip Matthews, Physics & Astronomy, CAMD                                                                                        Med-phys
                   Synchrotron X-rays for Radiation Biology and Cancer Therapy

4:00           Cherice Evans, Chemistry Department, Queens College                                                                             VUV
                   Photoemission in liquids                                                                                                                                            

4:15           Orhan Kizilkaya, CAMD                                                                                                                              Infrared
                   Infrared techniques & spectromicroscopy

4:30           Charlie Wilson, RSO CAMD                                                                                                                User Training
                   Radiation Safety Training – annual refresher

4:50           Conclude Meeting

SAXS = ”Small-Angle X-ray Scattering”     GISAXS = ”Grazing Incidence” SAXS     XANES = ”X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Spectroscopy”     EXAFS = ”Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure” XPS = ”X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy”     ARPES = ”Angle-Resolved Photoelectron Spectroscopy” VUV = ”Vacuum Ultra-Violet”