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Advances in Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging: Broadband Vibrational Nanospectroscopy and Spectro-Microtomography

Workshop at the 2013 ALS Users' Meeting

80-234 Conference Room

October 8 and 9, 2013.

Organizers: Michael Martin, Hans Bechtel (ALS, LBNL), Carol Hirschmugl (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), and Markus Raschke (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder).


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

1:30-1:50 Mike & Hans Welcome and Workshop Introduction
1:55-2:25 Lisa Miller, NSLS, BNL Development and Applications of Full-Field Spectroscopic Imaging at the NSLS
2:30-3:15 Giovanni Birarda, Liang Chen and Kevin Loutherback, ESD, LBNL Imaging the Chemistry of Living Cells: Recent Highlights and Future Directions at the Berkeley Synchrotron Infrared Structural Biology (BSISB) Program
3:15-3:35   Break
3:40-4:10 Ferenc Borondics, Canadian Light Source The current status and recent developments at the CLS Mid-IR spectromicroscopy beamline: SR/FPA imaging, time-resolved electrokinetics and high-pressure studies
4:15-4:45 Larry Carr, NSLS, BNL Instrumentation developments for IR microspectroscopy at the NSLS and for NSLS-II
5:00-7:30   ALS Users' Meeting Awards Dinner


Wednesday, October 9, 2013

8:30-9:10 Markus Raschke, University of Colorado, Boulder TBA
9:15-9:30 Hans Bechtel, ALS Ultra-broadband infrared nano-spectroscopy at the ALS
9:35-10:05 Jaroslaw Syzdek, EETD, LBNL Laser and Synchrotron-Based Near-Field Spectroscopy and Tomography on Battery Materials
10:05-10:20   Break
10:25-10:55 Mengkun Liu, UC San Diego Nano imaging and spectroscopy of strained vanadium films
11:00-11:30 Feng Wang, UC Berkeley TBA
11:35-12:05 Jim Schuck, Molecular Foundry, LBNL Tip considerations for optimizing tip-enhanced vibrational spectroscopy investigations
12:15-1:30   Lunch
1:30-2:00 Carol Hirschmugl, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee FTIR Spectromicrotomography at IRENI
2:05-2:35 Dula Parkinson, ALS High performance computing for tomography at the ALS: Extension to IR Tomography
2:40-3:10 Julia Sedlmair, Synchrotron Radiation Center Movietime with IRENI - SR FTIR Microtomography
3:15-3:35   Break
3:40-4:10 Mike Martin, ALS Implementing FPA imaging and micro-tomography at the ALS
4:15-5:00   Workshop Forum Discussion

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