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

Canada/Pacific
Zoom

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