B23 Materials & Nanoscience Focus Group Meeting

Mar 16. till Mar 16.

Advances in material science application in nanotechnology

A one-day workshop dedicated to materials and nanoscience, to highlight the opportunities offered by the synchrotron based CD beamline B23 for emerging applications in these areas.

Date
16/03/20162016-03-16T10:30:00 - 16/03/20162016-03-16T16:30:00
Time
10:30 - 16:30
Location
G59, Diamond House, Diamond Light Source, Oxfordshire

On the 16th March 2016, Diamond Light Source (DLS) will hold a one-day workshop dedicated to materials and nanoscience, to highlight the opportunities offered by the synchrotron based CD beamline B23 for emerging applications in these areas.

The event will be held at Diamond House, Diamond Light Source. The workshop is free to attend and includes refreshments and lunch, but registration is limited to 30 places. Successful registrants will be expected to reconfirm their place nearer the time in order to give those on a reserve list a chance to take up any cancellation places.

Confirmed speakers

Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford
Konstantin Borisenko, University of Oxford
Lorenzo Di Bari, University of Pisa
Jason Hallett, Imperial College
Giuliano Siligardi, Diamond Light Source B23
Mikhail Soloviev, Royal Holloway University of London
Christoph Walti, University of Leeds
Xiangbing Zeng, Sheffield University

Registration

This is a free workshop but all delegates must register to attend. Registration is limited to 30 places which will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Delegates will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation, if required.

 
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Programme

10:30 Registration / Coffee
10:55 Welcome note, Dr Rohanah Hussain, Diamond
11:00 Talk 1: Update on B23 and applications of SRCD on Material and Nanoscience, Prof Giuliano Siligardi, Diamond
11:30 Talk 2: Can on-surface CD shed light on the role of molecular crowding in biological monolayers?, Prof Christoph Walti, University of Leeds
11:50 Talk 3: Chiral Isotropic Liquid and Bicontinuous Cubic Phases in Achiral Polycatenar LC Molecules, Dr Xiangbing Zeng, Sheffield University
12:20 Talk 4: Increased information storage capacity in phase-change memory materials using chiral illumination, Dr Konstantin Borisenko, University of Oxford
12:50 Lunch
14:00 Talk 5: Molecules and assemblies with strong discrimination of circularly polarized light, Prof Lorenzo di Bari, University of Pisa
14:30 Talk 6: Solvent-free functional biofluids as a route for retained structure and improved protein stability in nonaqueous environments, Dr Jason Hallett, Imperial College London
15:00 Talk 7: Optoelectronics and electronics for device applications, Prof Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford
15:30 Talk 8: Thermo-responsive biopolymers, Dr Mikhail Soloviev, Royal Holloway University of London
16:00 Feedback and discussion, with coffee
16:30 Close

 

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