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    First Science at the ABBIX Beamlines

    April 21-22, 2015

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    First Science at the ABBIX Beamlines

    April 21-22, 2015

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  1. NSLS-ll Town Meeting

    Friday, February 13, 2015, 1 pm
    Building 703, Large Conference Room

    Hosted by: NSLS-ll Users' Executive Committee

    The NSLS-II staff and user community are invited to a Town Meeting on Friday, February 13, from 1-3 p.m. in building 703, Large Conference Room. Watch webcast starting at 1 p.m. http://www.bnl.gov/video/

  2. Brookhaven Lecture

    "501st Brookhaven Lecture: Negative Particles for Positive Breakthroughs: Characterizing Electrons in Novel Materials at NSLS-II"

    Presented by Ignace Jarrige, Photon Sciences Directorate

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

    During the 501st Brookhaven Lecture, Ignace Jarrige will discuss different ways electrons behave and affect unique materials' properties. He will then explain how the new Soft Inelastic X-ray Scattering (SIX) beamline—an extra-long beamline he is developing at NSLS-II—will measure how x-rays excite atomic bonds in new materials researchers are inventing around the world. Jarrige and his collaborators will use this new tool to unravel mysteries of electrons' collective behavior with unprecedented accuracy as they witness emerging phenomena such as superconductivity—the ability to conduct electricity with zero resistance—magnetism, and other phenomena that could lead to faster trains, more powerful computer processors, and far more efficient electrical grids.

  3. Photon Sciences Town Meeting

    Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 1 pm
    Large Conference Room, Bldg. 703

    Hosted by: Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee

    The Photon Sciences staff and user community are invited to a Town Meeting on Tuesday, October 28, from 1-3 p.m. in the Large Conference Room, Bldg. 703. Watch webcast at 1p.m. by clicking http://www.bnl.gov/video/.

  4. Instrumentation Division Seminar

    "Current x-ray detector projects for NSLS-II beamlines"

    Presented by Peter Siddons, Photon Sciences Directorate

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 2:30 pm
    Large Conference Room, Bldg. 535

    NSLS-II is building a suite of new instruments for a range of applications. The Photon Science Detector Group has been working with the beamline scientists to develop new detectors closely aligned with their experimental needs. The talk will briefly describe these projects and the scientific techniques for which they are intended.

  5. Photon Sciences Directorate Seminar

    "The Sirius Project"

    Presented by Dr. Harry Westfahl Jr., LNLS, Brazil

    Monday, August 11, 2014, 1 pm
    Bldg. 745, Room 156

    Hosted by: Dr. Qun Shen

    The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory has started the construction of Sirius, a 3 GeV and 0.28 nm rad emittance storage ring. In this talk, Dr. Westfahl will present some of the main aspects of this new storage ring and its first and second phase beamlines, as well as the current status of the project.

  6. Photon Sciences Town Meeting

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 1 pm
    Seminar Room, Bldg. 725

    Hosted by: Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee

    The Photon Sciences staff and user community are invited to a Town Meeting on Tuesday, July 29, from 1-3 p.m. in the NSLS Seminar Room, Bldg. 725. Watch webcast at 1 p.m. http://www.bnl.gov/video/

  7. National Synchrotron Light Source Seminar

    "New dimensions in phase contrast X-ray imaging: faster and clinically relevant"

    Presented by Marco Stampanoni, Institute for Biomedical Engineering of the ETH and University of Z├╝richand Head of the X-ray Tomography group of the Swiss Light Source at the Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 11 am
    Bldg. 744, room 156

    Hosted by: Jun Wang

    High brightness is a fundamental property of third generation synchrotron facilities. Those deliver coherent beams, which intrinsically provide access to the phase information from a sample. The Swiss Light Source operates TOMCAT, a beamline dedicated to TOmographic Microscopy and Coherent rAdiology experimenTs. Our group develops cutting-edge equipment for non-destructive tomographic investigations and provides the necessary instrumentation for phase contrast imaging at spatial resolution ranging over four orders of magnitude as well as the acquisition of 3D volumes within a fraction of a second. This presentation will illustrate how phase contrast imaging can be implemented with applications in human radiology down to nanotomographic imaging of single cells. A brief review of the most advanced phase contrast imaging techniques will be provided, with particular emphasis on full-field Zernike microscopy, free-space propagation and grating-interferometry. Each of these methods has shown to be particularly suited for selected investigations. Applications criteria as well as limitations for each technique will be presented, with the illustrative support of examples taken from daily experiments carried out at modern, third generation synchrotron facilities. Particular emphasis will be devoted to applications involving the investigation of life sciences relevant material like cells (organelles identification), soft tissue biopsies (tumor visualization, Alzheimer plaques detection), bones (canaliculi detection and statistical nano-morphometry), insects (biomechanics of tethered flight) and breast tissue (early cancer detection

  8. National Synchrotron Light Source Lunch Time Seminar

    "Quantifying Bone Microarchitectural Anisotropy with Diffraction Enhanced Imaging"

    Presented by Dean M. Connor, Medical University of South Carolina

    Friday, May 2, 2014, 12 pm
    Bldg. 744 (LOB 4) Room: 4L 156

    Hosted by: Klaus Attenkofer and Sanjit Ghose

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  1. APR

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    Tuesday

    First Science at the ABBIX Beamlines

    April 21-22, 2015

  2. MAY

    18

    Monday

    2015 NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users' Meeting

    May 18-20, 2015

  3. JUL

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    12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2015)

    July 6-10, 2015

  4. JUL

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    Monday

    Complementary Methods in X-ray Spectroscopic, Structural, and Imaging Techniques

    July 13-14, 2015

  5. SEP

    14

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    23rd International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM23)

    September 14-18, 2015

  1. Short Course: Methods and Applications of X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy

    November 13-15, 2014

  2. NSLS "Last Light"

    September 30, 2014

  3. Joint NSLS/NSLS-II & CFN Users' Meeting

    May 19-21, 2014

  4. NSLS-II Early Experiment Workshop: IXS Focused Session

    October 1, 2013

  5. NSLS-II First-Experiments Workshop

    August 12-13, 2013

  6. NSLS and CFN Users' Meeting

    May 20-22, 2013

  7. Seventh International Workshop on Radiation Safety at Synchrotron Radiation Sources

    May 8-10, 2013

  8. RapiData 2013

    April 21-26, 2013

  9. X6A Workbench: Hands-on Synchrotron Structural Biology

    January 28 - February 1, 2013

  10. XANES Short Course: Theory, Analysis, Applications

    November 8-10, 2012

  11. Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology (SR2A)

    June 5-8, 2012

  12. 2012 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

    May 21-23, 2012

  13. Operando IV

    4th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy

    April 29 - May 3, 2012

  14. X6A Workbench: Hands-on Synchrotron Structural Biology

    March 27-30, 2012

  15. Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee and Town Meetings

    August 12, 2011

  16. Materials Diffraction Suite Workshop

    July 18-20, 2011

  17. 2011 NSLS/CFN Users' Meeting

    May 23-25, 2011

  18. Workshop on Supercritical Carbon Dioxide-Materials Interactions

    March 21-23, 2011

  19. Advanced Topics in XAFS Data Modeling

    November 4-6, 2010

  20. EPICS Collaboration Meeting - Fall 2010

    October 7-14, 2010

  21. 2010 Joint NSLS and CFN Users Meeting

    May 24-26, 2010

  22. In Situ and Operando XAFS Experiments and Data Analysis

    October 22-24, 2009

  23. MX Frontiers at the One Micron Scale

    July 23-24, 2009

  24. The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Review 2009

    July 20-23, 2009

  25. INCREASE Workshop

    Interdisciplinary Consortium for Research and Educational Access in Science and Engineering

    July 15-17, 2009

  26. International Workshop for New Opportunities in Hard X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: HAXPES 2009

    May 20-22, 2009

  27. 2009 NSLS / CFN Users' Meeting

    May 18-20, 2009

  28. Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Glass Research

    April 6-7, 2009