ISRD-RCN Workshop: Exploring Dynamic Properties of Earth and Planetary Materials Using Neutron Scattering and Imaging

The Hotel UMD, July 25-27, 2023

Tentative Agenda

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July 24 (Monday)

  • Check-in at The Hotel UMD after 3pm.

July 25 (Tuesday): Day 1

  • 7:00-8:00am: breakfast
  • Session I: Exploring Dynamic Material Properties Using Neutron (Chair: Dan Hussey)
    • 8:00-8:30am: Opening remarks (Dan and Wenlu)
    • 8:30-9:30am: Larry Anovitz (ORNL)
      Overview of neutron scattering for geology
    • 9:30-10:00am Coffee break
    • 10:00-11:00am: Brian Kirby (NIST)
      Neutron sources, accessing user programs, the NCNR CHRNS program
    • 11:00-12:00pm: Alessandro Tengattini (ILL)
      Simultaneous Neutron/X-ray tomography of (deforming) geomaterials
    • 12:00-1:30pm: Lunch
    • 1:30-4:30pm: Visiting NIST
  • 6:00-7:30pm: dinner at The Hotel UMD
  • Session II: Neutron Sample Environments (Chair: TBD)
    • 7:30-8:30pm: Yun Liu (NIST)
      Small angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) to measure the equation of state in shale
    • 8:30-9:30pm: discussion

July 26 (Wednesday): Day 2

  • 7:00-8:00am: breakfast
  • Session III: Neutron Diffraction and Imaging (Chair: Doug Schmitt)
    • 8:00-9:00am: Javier Campo (INMA/ILL)
      High pressure neutron diffraction
    • 9:00-10:00am: Juscelino Leao (NIST)
      Neutron sample environments for high pressure and temperature
    • 10:00-10:30am coffee break
    • 10:30-11:30am: Bianca Haberl (ORNL)
      Neutron Diffraction at SNAP
    • 11:30-12:00 am: discussion
    • 12:00-1:30pm: Lunch
  • Session IV (Posters): Study of Earth and Planetary Materials (Chair: Wen-lu Zhu)
    • 1:30-3:30pm: Poster viewing
  • 3:30-6:30pm: Visiting Annapolis
  • 6:30-8:30pm: Dinner at Buddy’s Crabs and Ribs

July 27 (Thursday): Day 3

  • 7:00-8:00am: breakfast
  • Session V: Recent Advances at Neutron Beamlines (Chair: TBD)
    • 8:00-9:00am: Heloisa Bordallo (DTU/ESS)
      Inelastic Neutron Scattering for studying water in geology
    • 9:00-10:00am: Hassina Bilheux (ORNL)
      Neutron Bragg Edge Imaging at VENUS
    • 10:00-10:30am coffee break
    • 10:30-11:30am: Jacob LaManna (NIST)
      Emerging Neutron Imaging Methods
    • 11:30-12:00 am: discussion and adjourn