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Beam-based Probes of Condensed Matter Physics, Chemistry and Related Fields in Canada



Iain McKenzie (TRIUMF)
  • Thursday, June 3
    • Novel capabilities with μSR
      Convener: Prof. Graeme Luke (McMaster University)
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        Speaker: Prof. Jens Dilling (TRIUMF)
      • 2
        High pressure research using muons at PSI
        Speaker: Dr Rustem Khasanov (Paul Scherrer Institute)
      • 3
        High pressure and high transverse field applications of μSR to quantum materials
        Speaker: Prof. Jeff Sonier (Simon Fraser University)
      • 4
        Reinventing muon decay channels: Impacts on μSR research in extreme environments
        Speaker: Dr Sydney Kreitzman (TRIUMF)
      • 5
    • 10:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • Neutron scattering (with an accelerator-based source)
      Convener: Oliver Kester (TRIUMF)
    • 12:30 PM
      Coffee Break
    • Polarized radioactive isotopes
      Convener: Prof. W. Andrew Macfarlane (University of British Columbia)
      • 10
        Polarized beams for nuclear structure studies
        Speaker: Prof. Mustafa Rajabali (Tennessee Tech University)
      • 11
        Polarised Radioactive Isotope Science (POLARIS) at TRIUMF
        Speaker: Dr Sarah Dunsiger (TRIUMF)
      • 12
        βNMR applications to biology and medicine
        Speaker: Dr Monika Stachura (TRIUMF)
      • 13
    • 3:00 PM
      Coffee Break
    • Muonic X-ray analysis and μ-SR
      Convener: Dr Iain McKenzie (TRIUMF)
      • 14
        Probing beneath the surface without a scratch – elemental analysis using muonic X-rays and gammas
        Speaker: Dr Adrian Hillier (STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
      • 15
        Negative muon non-destructive element analysis at J-PARC MUSE
        Speaker: Prof. Yasuhiro Miyake (KEK/J-PARC)
      • 16
        Internal magnetic field studied with negative muon spin rotation and relaxation
        Speaker: Dr Jun Sugiyama (CROSS Neutron Science and Technology Center)
      • 17
    • Positron annihilation spectroscopy
      Convener: Iain McKenzie (TRIUMF)
      • 18
        Positron annihilation: probing the atomic and electronic structures of condensed matter
        Speaker: Prof. Filip Tuomisto (University of Helsinki)
      • 19
        Materials characterization by positron annihilation spectroscopy – A Canadian perspective
        Speaker: Prof. Peter Mascher (McMaster University)
      • 20
        Positron production and positron beam experiments at NEPOMUC
        Speaker: Prof. Christoph Hugenschmidt (Technical University Munich)
      • 21
    • 10:00 AM
      Coffee Break
    • THz spectroscopy in Canada
      Convener: Dr Jens Lassen (TRIUMF)
      • 22
        Opportunities for high-field terahertz research in quantum materials
        Speaker: Prof. Steve Dodge (Simon Fraser University)
      • 23
        Next generation THz instrumentation for material science
        Speaker: Prof. David Cooke (McGill University)
      • 24
        Prospects for THz/Infrared photon source powered by TRIUMF e-linac
        Speaker: Dr Verzilov Victor (TRIUMF)
      • 25
    • 12:30 PM
      Coffee Break
    • Synchrotron light sources
      Convener: Kenji Kojima (TRUIMF)
      • 26
        Resonant soft x-ray reflection and diffraction studies of quantum materials
        Speaker: Prof. Robert Green (University of Saskatchewan)
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        Modern applications of X-ray microscopy
        Speaker: Dr Adam Leontowich (Canadian Light Source Inc.)
      • 28
        The Canadian Light Source: current research activities and plans for the future
        Speaker: Prof. Gianluigi Botton (Canadian Light Source Inc.)
      • 29
    • 3:00 PM
      Coffee Break
    • μSR ideas and concepts
      Convener: Dr Sydney Kreitzman (TRIUMF)
      • 30
        Muon dreams revisited
        Speaker: Prof. Jess H. Brewer (UBC & TRIUMF)
      • 31
        Reaction kinetics in supercritical water as probed with muonium
        Speaker: Prof. Paul Percival (Simon Fraser University)
      • 32
        Development of non-destructive elemental analysis method using muons and extension of the method to isotopic analysis
        Speaker: Prof. Kazuhiko Ninomiya (Osaka University)
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