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    NSLS-II

    1 pm, Building 703, Large Conference Room

    Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 pm

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  1. DEC

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    NSLS-II

    "NSLS-II Town Meeting"

    1 pm, Building 703, Large Conference Room

    Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 pm

  1. NSLS-II Colloquium Series

    "Operando Spectroscopy of a Catalytic Solid: Towards a Molecular Movie"

    Presented by Bert Weckhuysen, Utrecht University Netherlands, Netherlands

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 4 pm
    Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510

    Hosted by: 'Eli Stavitski'

    The search for new or more effective catalysts would benefit from a multiscale science approach bridging the molecular world with the macroscopic world. Such detailed information can be realized if we would have access to a very powerful camera shooting molecular movies of a catalytic solid at work. This is the field of operando spectroscopy and recent breakthroughs in chemical imaging techniques, based on optical, electron and X-ray methods, demonstrate that such molecular movie concept is within reach. This lecture discusses the recent advances in spectroscopy and microscopy of catalytic solids at different length scales, starting from single molecules and single atoms up to the level of individual catalyst particles and ensemble effects in a reactor bed. Special emphasis will be devoted to the exploration of mesoscale effects in catalytic solids.

  2. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Thin Film Crystalline Stratification and Anisotropic Thermal Expansion investigated with Grazing Incidence X-ray Scattering"

    Presented by Eliot Gann, NIST

    Friday, November 11, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II Bldg 744 (LOB 4), room 156

    Hosted by: 'Ben Ocko and Shirish Chodankar'

  3. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Energy Materials Research at SSRL"

    Presented by Michael Toney, SSRL/SLAC

    Friday, October 28, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II Bldg 744 (LOB 4), room 156

    Hosted by: 'Ben Ocko and Shirish Chodankar'

  4. NSLS-II Engineering Seminar Series

    "The NSLS-II Optical Metrology Laboratory"

    Mourad Idir, Optics and Metrology Group Leader, NSLS-II

    Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 2 pm
    John Dunn Seminar Room, Bldg. 463

    Hosted by: 'Sushil Sharma and Mary Carlucci-Dayton'

    During the last decade, we have seen ultra-fast progress in X-ray optics performances. This enhancement is directly linked to the development of the necessary tools to control these optical components. In parallel to the design and construction of new synchrotron radiation sources quite important efforts are required to upgrade existing and develop new x-ray optics that is capable of conditioning powerful x-ray beams with minimum losses of brilliance. In the context of these research and development activities a well-equipped laboratory is absolutely vital. It is now necessary to characterize optical surface figures, slope errors and roughness on meter-long optics over spatial frequencies as short as 0.1 mm and with slope errors reaching less than 100 nrad rms or surface figure errors close to 1 nm to preserve the high brightness made available by third and fourth generation synchrotron/FEL sources like NSLSII or LCLS. The NSLS-II Optical Metrology Laboratory (NSLSII-OML) includes commercial instruments for measuring long spatial frequency figure errors, mid spatial frequencies and high frequency roughness and had developed new instruments to measure slope errors: This talk provides a brief description of the different instruments currently available in the laboratory and gives an overview of the active R&D efforts within the NSLSII-OML.

  5. Summer Sunday

    "Brilliant Light, Dazzling Discoveries: National Synchrotron Light Source II"

    Sunday, July 24, 2016, 10 am
    Berkner Hall for Information

    Visit the National Synchrotron Light Source II, where scientists use intense beams of light to see the inner structure of batteries, proteins, space dust, and more.

  6. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Effect of Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Silica Nano Particles on the Dynamics of Phospholipid Films, an XPCS Investigation"

    Presented by Luigi Cristofolini, University of Parma, Italy

    Friday, July 15, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II Bldg 744 (LOB 4), room 156

    Hosted by: 'L. Carr, S. Chodankar and B. Ocko'

  7. NSLS-II Engineering Seminar Series

    "Mechanical Stability Issues at BNL"

    Charles Spataro, NSLS-II, Accelerator Division, Instrumentation Group

    Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 2 pm
    John Dunn Seminar Room, Bldg. 463

    Hosted by: 'Sushil Sharma and Mary Carlucci-Dayton'

    High performance goals of several facilities at BNL (NSLS-II, RHIC, CFN and future eRHIC) require high mechanical stability of their equipment such as magnets, BPMs, mirrors, monochromators, detectors, and microscopes. The mechanical stability of these components can be compromised by site-wide ground vibrations, local vibration sources (pumps, motors, etc.), and fluctuations in air and water temperatures. This presentation highlights the results of several studies that have been conducted at several BNL sites and facilities over the past five years to characterize the mechanical stability issues and to develop mitigation schemes.

  8. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Presented by Mark Sutton and David Sprouster, McGill University and BNL

    Friday, July 8, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II Bldg 744 (LOB 4), room 156

    Hosted by: 'L. Carr, S. Chodankar and B. Ocko'

  9. Brookhaven Lecture

    "515th Brookhaven Lecture: 'Structural Biology: Studying Living Things as They Jiggle and Wiggle'"

    Presented by Sean McSweeney, National Synchrotron Light Source II at Brookhaven Lab

    Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 4 pm
    Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Hosted by: ''Thomas Watson''

  10. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Two Informal Talks of Interest to the Synchrotron Radiation Community"

    Presented by Joe Dvorak | BNL, Suzannah Wood | University of Oregon

    Friday, June 10, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

    Hosted by: ''L. Carr, S. Chodankar and B. Ocko''

  11. NSLSII Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Friday, April 15, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II Bldg 744 (LOB 4), room 156

    Hosted by: 'L. Carr, S. Chodankar and B. Ocko'

    Presented by Dr. Jie Deng Yale University "Absorption Spectra and their Applications in High Pressure Mineral Physics" and Dr. Larry Carr NSLS-II - Brookhaven National Laboratory "Near-Field Infrared Study of Plasmonic and Effective Medium Behavior in Nanoscopic Granular Gold Films"

  12. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Spectrum-Based Alignment of an In-Vacuum Undulator"

    Presented by Oleg Chubar, NSLS-II / BNL

    Friday, April 8, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

    Hosted by: 'L. Carr, S. Chodankar and B. Ocko'

  13. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Canceled"

    Friday, March 18, 2016, 12 pm
    744 (LOB4) rm 156

  14. NSLS-II Town Meeting

    "NSLS-II Town Meeting"

    Friday, March 11, 2016, 1 pm
    Bldg. 703 - Large Conference Room

    Hosted by: NSLS-II Users' Executive Committee

  15. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "'PI3 Kinase: Molecular Determinants of PIP2 Recognition' and 'X-ray Total Scattering Study of the Local Structure of Disordered, Zr Based Exchange Materials'"

    Presented by Dr. Sandra Gabelli and Dr. Maxwell Terban

    Friday, March 4, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

  16. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Novel Pressure-Induced Confined Metal from the Mott Insulator Sr3Ir2O7' and 'Reverse Monte Carlo / evolutionary algorithm approach for EXAFS data" Presented by Yang Ding and Janis Timosenko"

    Friday, February 19, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

  17. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "'Control of Beam Vertical Size to Diffraction Limit' and 'Effect of Dynamical Diffraction in Bragg Diffractive Imaging'"

    Presented by Yonjun Li and Wen Hu

    Friday, February 12, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

  18. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    "Canceled due to snow"

    Friday, February 5, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

  19. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Friday, January 29, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

  20. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Presented by Bruce Ravel and Li Li

    Friday, January 22, 2016, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

    Hosted by: Larry Carr, Ben Ocko and Shirish Chodankar

    Two informal seminars of interest to the synchrotron radiation community

  21. NSLS-II Friday Lunchtime Seminar Series

    Presented by Ray Fliller (NSLS-II) and Mengkun Liu (Stony Brook

    Friday, December 11, 2015, 12 pm
    NSLS-II 744 (LOB4) rm 156

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  1. X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy (XAFS) Short Course: Principles and Applications

    November 2-4, 2016

  2. 14th International Conference on Surface X-ray and Neutron Scattering (SXNS14)

    July 10-14, 2016

  3. 2016 NSLS-ll and CFN Users' Meeting

    May 23-25, 2016

  4. Advanced Topics in XAFS Data Analysis and Modeling

    November 5-7, 2015

  5. 8th International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy using Accelerator Based Sources

    October 11-15, 2015

  6. Collaboration Meeting on Simulation and Modeling for SR Sources and X-Ray Optics

    October 1-2, 2015

  7. NSLS-II Strategic Planning Workshop

    September 24-25, 2015

  8. 23rd International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM23)

    September 14-18, 2015

  9. 12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2015)

    July 6-10, 2015

  10. 2015 NSLS-II & CFN Joint Users' Meeting

    May 18-20, 2015

  11. First Science at the ABBIX Beamlines

    April 21-22, 2015

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

    November 13-15, 2014

  13. NSLS "Last Light"

    September 30, 2014

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

    May 19-21, 2014

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

    October 1, 2013

  16. NSLS-II First-Experiments Workshop

    August 12-13, 2013

  17. NSLS and CFN Users' Meeting

    May 20-22, 2013

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

    May 8-10, 2013

  19. RapiData 2013

    April 21-26, 2013

  20. X6A Workbench: Hands-on Synchrotron Structural Biology

    January 28 - February 1, 2013

  21. XANES Short Course: Theory, Analysis, Applications

    November 8-10, 2012

  22. Synchrotron Radiation in Art and Archaeology (SR2A)

    June 5-8, 2012

  23. 2012 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

    May 21-23, 2012

  24. Operando IV

    4th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy

    April 29 - May 3, 2012

  25. X6A Workbench: Hands-on Synchrotron Structural Biology

    March 27-30, 2012

  26. Photon Sciences Users' Executive Committee and Town Meetings

    August 12, 2011

  27. Materials Diffraction Suite Workshop

    July 18-20, 2011

  28. 2011 NSLS/CFN Users' Meeting

    May 23-25, 2011

  29. Workshop on Supercritical Carbon Dioxide-Materials Interactions

    March 21-23, 2011

  30. Advanced Topics in XAFS Data Modeling

    November 4-6, 2010

  31. EPICS Collaboration Meeting - Fall 2010

    October 7-14, 2010

  32. 2010 Joint NSLS and CFN Users Meeting

    May 24-26, 2010

  33. In Situ and Operando XAFS Experiments and Data Analysis

    October 22-24, 2009

  34. MX Frontiers at the One Micron Scale

    July 23-24, 2009

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

    July 20-23, 2009

  36. INCREASE Workshop

    Interdisciplinary Consortium for Research and Educational Access in Science and Engineering

    July 15-17, 2009

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

    May 20-22, 2009

  38. 2009 NSLS / CFN Users' Meeting

    May 18-20, 2009

  39. Applications of Synchrotron Techniques in Glass Research

    April 6-7, 2009