Ultrafast Special Interest Group

Contact: Jin Wang, APS
Eric Dufresne, APS

Past 2012 agendas

  • Thursday January 26, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Investigation of lattice dynamics and nanoscale thermal transport in FePt/Ag heat assisted 
    magnetic recording (HAMR) media films using psec time-resolved x-ray diffraction
    Dr Chengjun Sun, XSD Sector 20.
    
  • Thursday February 16, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Young's double slit interference using a dissociating molecule
    Antonio Picon Alvarez, X-ray Science Division, AMO group
    
    Antonio presented research published in Picon et. al. Phys. Rev. A, (2011)
  • Next meeting, Thursday March 22, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Thermalization dynamics in semiconductornanocrystals, 
    Richard Schaller Argonne Center of Nanomaterials (CNM).
    
    Richard presented research published in PRL v107 177403 (2011).
    
  • Thursday April 19, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Toward ultrafast control of complex oxides -- Case studies of BiFeO3 and VO2 thin films
    Hadan Wen, X-ray Science Division
    
  • Thursday May 17, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Ultrafast lattice dynamics probed with time-resolved X-ray diffraction
    Dr Peter Gaal, Helmholtz-Zentrum for Materials and Energy Berlin
    
    His abstract is also attached.
    
  • Thursday June 21, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    The meeting was cancelled.
    
    A mailing list announcement advertised a talk by D. Rolles from CFEL.
  • Thursday July 26, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and Announcements. 
    
    Time- and momentum-resolved phonon spectroscopy using x rays
    Dr Mariano Trigo, Stanford University.
    
  • Thursday August 16, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    The August Ultrafast SIG was cancelled. See the cancellation note and
    the User Science seminar announcement for Friday August 17
    
    
    
  • Thursday Semptember 20, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and announcements
    
    The APS Upgrade Short Pulse Hard X-ray beamlines (Argonne access only, available upon request)
    Eric Dufresne, X-ray Science Division
    
    
  • Thursday October 18, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and announcements
    
    Time-Resolved Spray Diagnostics at the APS
    Alan Kastengren, X-ray Science Division
    
    
  • Thursday November 15, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    Agenda: 
    
    Introduction and announcements
    
    Tracking electron flows in energy materials using time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy
    Xiaoyi Zhang, X-ray Science Division, Sector 11 
    
    
  • Thursday December 20, 2012 at noon in conference Room 432C
    
    The December 2012 meeting was cancelled.