Diamond-II Workshop: Crystallography

Sep 03. till Sep 04.

Benefits & opportunities of the Diamond upgrade for Crystallography Science

The aims of this workshop are to introduce Diamond-II, to discuss its potential benefits for the existing facilities (I11, I15, I15-1 and I19), and to develop the science case for the machine upgrade and a new multi-length scale beamline.

Date
03/09/20182018-09-03 - 04/09/20182018-09-04
Location
Diamond Light Source

Registration

Registration is now closed.

Please contact events@diamond.ac.uk with any queries.

Outline schedule

Monday 3rd September 2018
10:00 - 10:20 Registration / Coffee
10:20 - 10:30 Welcome & Diamond II introduction Andy Dent
10:30 - 10:50 Overview I11

Chiu Tang

10:50 - 11:10 Overview I15 Heribert Wilhelm
11:10 - 11:30 Overview I15-1

Phil Chater

11:30 - 11:50 Overview I19 Dave Allan
11:50 - 12:10 "Diamond II: Implications of machine upgrade" Ian Martin
12:10 - 12:30 "Nano-focussing at Diamond" Paul Quinn
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Energy Materials (Chair: Phil Chater)

13:30 - 14:00  "What do we need to know to understand functional Materials?" John Claridge (Liverpool)
14:00 - 14:30  “Porous materials for energy and environmental applications”  Sihai Yang (Manchester)
14:30 - 15:00  “From Solar Cells to Magnetic Skyrmions - a Research Journey through Diffraction studies of Energy Materials” Peter Hatton (Durham)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
Chemistry & Materials Discovery (Chair: Dave Allan)
15:30 - 16:00  TBA Edman Tsang (Oxford)
16:00 - 16:30 "From Fundamentals to Flow: Structural Evolution In and Into the Solid State" Chick Wilson (Bath)
16:30 - 17:00 “Opportunities for small molecule crystallography – When your home source is at its limit” Christian Lehmann (Mühlheim, Germany)
17:00 - 17:15 Coffee Break
17:15 - 18:00 Discussion
18:30 - 21:00 Dinner (optional - please book during online registration)

 

Tuesday 4th September 2018
08:45 - 09:00 Summary of day 1                                                    Heribert Wilhelm
Quantum & Material Processes (Chair: Heribert Wilhelm)
09:00 - 09:30 “Time-resolved Photocrystallography: State-of-the-Art and Future Possibilities” Paul Raithby (Bath)
09:30 - 10:00  "Interrogating dynamical phase transitions and crystal structures for exoplanet equation of state investigations" Peter Norreys (Oxford)
10:00 - 10:30 "A New Generation of Extreme Conditions Science on Diamond-II" Malcolm McMahon (Edinburgh)
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Earth & Environment (Chair: Chui Tang)
11:00 - 11:30  “Structural studies of materials for radionuclide uptake” Joe Hriljac (Birmingham)
11:30 - 12:00  “Shining a light on drug discovery and development” Cheryl Doherty (Pfizer)
12:00 - 12:30  "The role of macromolecules in controlling CaCO3 crystallisation during biomineralisation" Fabio Nudelman (Edinburgh)
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Discussion
15:00 End of Workshop

 

Accommodation

If you wish to book overnight accommodation, there are a number of hotels and bed-and-breakfast options in the immediate vicinty of Diamond. Prices will vary per night. Please enquire directly with your hotel of choice for details.

Hotels within a short driving distance of Diamond include:

Diamond is approximately 30 minutes drive from Oxford city centre which has a wide range of hotels and accommodation options.

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