Ultrafast Special Interest Group

Contact: Jin Wang, APS
Eric Dufresne, APS

Past 2011 agendas

  • Thursday January 20, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    Terahertz research at Sector 7
    Haidan Wen, XSD
    
    Abstract: An intense THz source has been developed at Sector7. Please join
    us to discuss its potential applications in atomic physics, materials
    science and physical chemistry.
    

    Haidan Wen explaining THz generation! (Photo courtesy of Jin Wang)
  • Thursday February 17, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda :
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    Time-resolved investigations of functional dynamics of proteins
    Naranbaatar Dashdorj, XSD 11ID-D
    
    
  • Thursday March 17, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Ultrafast XAS/XES with current and future lightsources
    Wojciech Gawelda, The European XFEL
    
  • Thursday April 21, 2011 was cancelled
  • Thursday May 19, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Measuring pulse durations at LCLS
    Gilles Doumy, X-ray Science Division
    
    Gilles Doumy described AMO-based techniques to measure the pulse duration and 
    jitter of the soft x-rays at the LCLS.  
    See also G. Doumy et al. Nonlinear Atomic Response to Intense Ultrashort X Rays, 
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 106 083002 (2011).
  • Thursday June 16, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    Plans for the APS-U Short-Pulse X-ray Beamlines.
    Eric Dufresne, X-ray Science Division
    
  • Thursday July 21, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    High-order harmonic generation enhanced by x rays light
    Dr. Christian Buth, X-ray Science Division
    
  • Thursday August 25, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    Time Dependent Phenomena and Resonance Fluorescence
    Stefano Cavaletto, Max-Planck-Institut fur Kernphysik, Heidelberg
    
  • Thursday September 15, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    Introduction to Time-Resolved XAFS
    Dale Brewe, X-ray Science Division Sector 20.
    
  • Thursday October 20, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    Time-resolved crystallographic analysis of allosteric protein function in a cooperative dimeric hemoglobin
    William Royer, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
    
  • Thursday November 17, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements.
    
    
    Recent upgrade of the time-resolved program at 11-ID-D of APS
    Xiaoyi Zhang, X-ray Science Division
    
  • Thursday December 15, 2011 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Dynamics of Crystallization and Melting under Pressure 
    Dr. Vitali Prakapenka, GSE-CARS