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


July 25 (Tuesday): Day 1

Session I: Exploring Dynamic Material Properties Using Neutrons 
(Chair: Ryan Hurley)

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Opening remarks (Daniel Hussey and Wenlu Zhu)

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Larry Anovitz (ORNL)
Applications of Neutron Scattering to Geochemistry

9:30 AM -10:00 AM: Coffee Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Brian Kirby (NIST)
Neutron sources, accessing user programs, the NCNR CHRNS program

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Alessandro Tengattini (ILL / UGA)
Simultaneous neutron and X-ray tomography at NeXT-Grenoble to explore coupled processes in porous media

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Visiting NIST Center for Neutron Research

Lobby, NCNR overview discussion with Ron Jones (5 minutes)
Break into 3 groups, and visit 6 instruments, 15 minutes at each instrument.
Guide Hall:
HFBS, Madhu Tyagi,
30 m SANS, Yun Liu,
CANDOR, David Hoogerheide,
Neutron Imaging, David Jacobson,
USANS, Ryan Murphy,
DARTS, Thomas Gnaeupel-Herold,

Session II: Neutron Small Angle Neutron Scattering 
(Chair: Jennifer Girard)

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM: Yun Liu (NIST / UD)
Studying the properties of porous structures and confined guest molecules using SANS

July 26 (Wednesday): Day 2

Session III: Neutron Diffraction and Extreme Environments 
(Chair: Doug Schmitt)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Javier Campo (INMA / ILL)
Neutron scattering at high pressures: opportunities in geology sciences

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Juscelino Leao (NIST)
High Pressure Capabilities and Challenges at the NIST Center for Neutron Research

10:00 AM -10:30 AM: Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Bianca Haberl (ORNL)
Understanding the role of hydrogen in phase transformations through high pressure neutron diffraction

Session IV (Posters): Study of Earth and Planetary Materials
(Chair: Wen-lu Zhu)

July 27 (Thursday): Day 3

Session V: Recent Advances at Neutron Beamlines
(Chair: Haiyan Chen)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Heloisa Bordallo (UCPH / ESS)
Shedding light on the Muddy World of Clays with Neutrons: Water Dynamics in a Broad Time Scale

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Hassina Bilheux (ORNL)
VENUS: Time-of-flight imaging capabilities for Earth and planetary materials

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM: Jacob LaManna (NIST)
Emerging Neutron Imaging Methods