Aug 6 – 10, 2018
Spallation Neutron Source
US/Eastern timezone

Agenda

US School on Total Scattering Analysis

August 6-10, 2018
Spallation Neutron Source, Building 8600

Event Contact: Lisa Bain, 865-405-1914 (mobile); 865-241-5176 (office); bainla@ornl.gov

Agenda as of Jul 23, 2018

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 - Iran Thomas Auditorium

11:00 am - Registration, Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Bldg, 8600, Lobby

1:00 pm – Welcome, Matt Tucker, ORNL

1:15 pm - Introduction to Total Scattering, Thomas Proffen, ORNL

2:00 pm – Big surprises from the small box: PDF endeavors in nanostructured materials - Emil Bozin, Brookhaven National Lab

2:30 pm – RMCProfile as a data-fusion framework for determining nanoscale atomic order – Igor Levin, NIST

3:00 pm – Building complex and decorated nanoparticles with DISCUS - Reinhard Neder, University Erlangen-Germany

3:30 pm - Coffee Break

4:00 pm –  Science with neutron total scattering – Kate Page, ORNL

4:30 pm – A local view of strongly correlated electron systems – Simon Kimber, ORNL

5:00 pm - Students: 1-Minute Poster Introductions

5:30-6:15 pm – Poster Set-up

6:15 pm - Poster Session & Dinner, SNS, Atrium & C150-C156

8:30 pm- Adjourn

(7:00-7:30 pm -Even numbered posters presented/7:30-8:00 pm Odd numbered posters presented)

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 - Conference Room C-156

9:00-10:00 am - Introductory lecture and hands on: Small box modelling using PDFGui

10:00-10:30 am - Group Photo & Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 pm - Hands-on Part 1

12:00-1:00 pm – Working Lunch- Data Correction - Speaker: Marshall McDonnell

1:00-3:00 pm - Hands-on Part 2

3:00-3:30 pm - Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 pm - Hands-on Part 3

5:00-7:00 pm – Science and Dinner w/Postdocs & students of ORNL, SNS, C150-C156

7:00 pm- Adjourn

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 - Conference Room C-156

9:00-10:00 am - Introductory lecture and hands on: Large box modelling using RMCProfile – Matt Tucker

10:00-10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 pm - Hands-on Part 1

12:00-1:00 pm – Working Lunch- Local Structure Analysis with TOPAS: Speaker: Jue Lui

1:00-3:00 pm - Hands-on Part 2

3:00-3:30 pm - Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 pm - Hands-on Part 3

5:30 pm - Depart ORNL Guest House for Museum of Appalachia

6:15 pm-8:30 pm - Off-site Dinner @ Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, TN Sponsored by Shull Wollan

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 - Conference Room C-156

9:00-10:00 am - Introductory lecture and hands on: DISCUS and nanoparticle refinements

10:00-10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 pm - Hands-on Part 1

12:00-1:00 pm – Working Lunch- Glasses & Liquids – Speaker Joerg Neuefeind

1:00-3:00 pm - Hands-on Part 2

3:00-3:30 pm - Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 pm - Hands-on Part 3

5:00-7:00 pm - Dinner, "How to write a Proposal", SNS, C150-C156 -Kate Page

7:00 pm- Adjourn

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 - Conference Room C-156

9:00-10:00 am – A day to spend time looking at your data

10:00-10:30 am - Coffee Break

10:30-12:00 pm - Hands-on Part 1

12:00-1:00 pm- Working Lunch- Discover Instrument & Dynamic PDF talk -Speaker: Kate Page & Simon Kimber

1:00-3:00 pm - Hands-on Part 2

3:00-3:30 pm - Coffee Break

3:30-5:00 pm - Hands-on Part 3

5:00 pm-  Adjourn

We plan to prepare workshop materials in the format of USB sticks for distribution to each registered participant and forming the starting point of online tutorials for diffuse scattering and PDF analysis.