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Beam-based Probes of Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry and Related Fields in Canada

from Thursday, 3 June 2021 (08:00) to Friday, 4 June 2021 (18:00)
Zoom

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
3 Jun 2021
4 Jun 2021
AM
08:00
Novel capabilities with μSR -Prof. Graeme Luke (McMaster University) (until 10:00) ()
08:00 Welcome - Prof. Jens Dilling (TRIUMF)   ()
08:15 High pressure research using muons at PSI - Dr Rustem Khasanov (Paul Scherrer Institute)   ()
08:45 High pressure and high transverse field applications of μSR to quantum materials - Prof. Jeff Sonier (Simon Fraser University)   ()
09:15 Reinventing muon decay channels: Impacts on μSR research in extreme environments - Dr Sydney Kreitzman (TRIUMF)   ()
09:45 Discussion   ()
10:00 --- Coffee Break ---
10:30
Neutron scattering (with an accelerator-based source) - Oliver Kester (TRIUMF) (until 12:30) ()
10:30 Neutron scattering for quantum materials at the McMaster Nuclear Reactor and with our foreign partners - Prof. Bruce Gaulin (McMaster University)   ()
11:00 Neutrons for today and tomorrow - Next generation accelerator based neutron sources - Dr Thomas Gutberlet (Forschungszentrum Jülich)   ()
11:30 A CANS for Canada: A future neutron source for Canada - Dr Drew Marquardt (University of Windsor)   ()
12:00 Discussion   ()
08:00
Positron annihilation spectroscopy - Iain McKenzie (TRIUMF) (until 10:00) ()
08:00 Positron annihilation: probing the atomic and electronic structures of condensed matter - Prof. Filip Tuomisto (University of Helsinki)   ()
08:30 Materials characterization by positron annihilation spectroscopy – A Canadian perspective - Prof. Peter Mascher (McMaster University)   ()
09:00 Positron production and positron beam experiments at NEPOMUC - Prof. Christoph Hugenschmidt (Technical University Munich)   ()
09:30 Discussion   ()
10:00 --- Coffee Break ---
10:30
THz spectroscopy in Canada -Dr Jens Lassen (TRIUMF) (until 12:30) ()
10:30 Opportunities for high-field terahertz research in quantum materials - Prof. Steve Dodge (Simon Fraser University)   ()
11:00 Next generation THz instrumentation for material science - Prof. David Cooke (McGill University)   ()
11:30 Prospects for THz/Infrared photon source powered by TRIUMF e-linac - Dr Verzilov Victor (TRIUMF)   ()
12:00 Discussion   ()
PM
12:30 --- Coffee Break ---
13:00
Polarized radioactive isotopes -Prof. W. Andrew Macfarlane (University of British Columbia) (until 15:00) ()
13:00 Polarized beams for nuclear structure studies - Prof. Mustafa Rajabali (Tennessee Tech University)   ()
13:30 Polarised Radioactive Isotope Science (POLARIS) at TRIUMF - Dr Sarah Dunsiger (TRIUMF)   ()
14:00 βNMR applications to biology and medicine - Dr Monika Stachura (TRIUMF)   ()
14:30 Discussion   ()
15:00 --- Coffee Break ---
15:30
Muonic X-ray analysis and μ-SR -Dr Iain McKenzie (TRIUMF) (until 17:30) ()
15:30 Probing beneath the surface without a scratch – elemental analysis using muonic X-rays and gammas - Dr Adrian Hillier (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)   ()
16:00 Negative muon non-destructive element analysis at J-PARC MUSE - Prof. Yasuhiro Miyake (KEK/J-PARC)   ()
16:30 Internal magnetic field studied with negative muon spin rotation and relaxation - Dr Jun Sugiyama (CROSS Neutron Science and Technology Center)   ()
17:00 Discussion   ()
12:30 --- Coffee Break ---
13:00
Synchrotron light sources - Kenji Kojima (TRUIMF) (until 15:00) ()
13:00 Resonant soft x-ray reflection and diffraction studies of quantum materials - Prof. Robert Green (University of Saskatchewan)   ()
13:30 Modern applications of X-ray microscopy - Dr Adam Leontowich (Canadian Light Source Inc.)   ()
14:00 The Canadian Light Source: current research activities and plans for the future - Prof. Gianluigi Botton (Canadian Light Source Inc.)   ()
14:30 Discussion   ()
15:00 --- Coffee Break ---
15:30
μSR ideas and concepts -Dr Sydney Kreitzman (TRIUMF) (until 17:30) ()
15:30 Muon dreams revisited - Prof. Jess H. Brewer (UBC & TRIUMF)   ()
16:00 Reaction kinetics in supercritical water as probed with muonium - Prof. Paul Percival (Simon Fraser University)   ()
16:30 Development of non-destructive elemental analysis method using muons and extension of the method to isotopic analysis - Prof. Kazuhiko Ninomiya (Osaka University)   ()
17:00 Discussion   ()