I11 Workshop

Jun 15.

I11 Workshop

Members of the I11 community were invited to attend this workshop aimed at helpiing to decide the design requirements and key specifications to shape the future of this exciting development.

Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire, UK

Date: Fri. 15th June 2012

Venue: G53 & 54, Diamond House
As part of a major upgrade project on the I11 powder diffraction beamline at Diamond, we are planning to construct a facility for Long Duration Experiments (LDE). The new facility will be unique within the synchrotron world as it will be used for scientific investigations where samples will be maintained at, or cycled through, various non-ambient conditions for extended periods of weeks to months or even up to a year or more. The emphasis will be on automated control and the periodic collection of data interleaved with the regular operation of the existing I11 beamline. The upgrade will involve the construction of a large second experimental hutch to specifically house the LDE equipment. It will benefit researchers working in a wide range of disciplines (pharmaceuticals, engineering and chemistry to physics, materials science and Earth & planetary sciences, etc). We would therefore like to invite you to attend the workshop and your input will help to decide the design requirements and key specifications to shape the future of this exciting development.

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09:30 – 10:00
1st session
10:00 – 10:05
Welcome and opening remark
Trevor Rayment (Physical Science Director, Diamond)
10:05 – 10:20
Beamline I11 and LDE upgrade
Chiu Tang (Diamond)
10:20 – 10:50
Electrochemical Systems (Fuel cells, Electrolysers and Batteries)
Stephen Skinner (Imperial)
10:50 – 11:20
Long Duration Experiments: Batteries and Electronic Materials
Donna Arnold (Kent)
11:20 – 11:50
Title - tbc
Nye Evans (Keele)
11:50 – 12:20
Long Term Humidity Effect on Pharmaceuticals
Jeremy Cockcroft (UCL)
12:20 – 13:30
Lunch + Tour of Diamond (optional) 
2nd Session
13:30 – 14:00
Title – tbc
Chris Grovenor (Oxford)
14:00 – 14:30
The Use of Analytical Methods to Understand Complex Hybrid Propellants
Ruth Tunnel (QinetiQ)
14:30 – 15:00
Studying Authigenic Minerals in the Marine Environment
Hilary Kennedy (Bangor)
15:00 – 15:30
Structural Studies on Metal-Organic Framework Materials for Gas Storage
Martin Schroder (Nottingham)
15:30 – 15:45
Tea/Coffee break 
3rd Session
15:45 – 16:15
Title – tbc
Ken Lewtas (Infineum, UK)
16:15 – 16.45
Enhancement and Characterisation of Phase-Change Materials (PCMs) for Heat Storage Applications
Colin Pulham (Edinburgh)
16:45 – 17:15
Close & Refreshment