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Seminar Schedule

Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held in Building 235, Room K04B (the large conference room).This seminar talk room is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other accommodations should be directed to the NCNR User Office at 301-975-8200 or ncnraccess@nist.gov .

If you are interested in giving a seminar, or if you wish to schedule a seminar, please contact Yun Liu (yunliu@nist.gov).



  

October 2014 ...

Date: Thursday October 23rd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: The Physics of Stratum Corneum Lipid Membranes
Speaker:

Peter Olmsted(Department of Physics, Georgetown University)

Contact: Yun Liu
  
  

September 2014 ...

Date: Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Progress on the development of a polychromatic beam neutron reflectometer at the NCNR
Speaker:

Charles F. Majkrzak (NIST Center for Neutron Research)

Contact: Charles Majkrzak
  
Date: Monday September 22nd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Secondary Structure and Nanomechanical Properties of Proteins
Speaker:

Jonathan Nickels (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Contact: Madhusudan Tyagi
  
Date: Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Spontaneous Curvatures of Lipid/Peptide Mixtures from Simulation
Speaker:

Richard Pastor (National Heart Lung Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health)

Contact: Yun Liu and Paul Butler
  
  

August 2014 ...

Date: Wednesday August 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Neutron Brillouin Scattering by using pulsed spallation source - spin dynamics from Berry phase ferromagnet -
Speaker:

Yasuo Endoh (Institute for Materials Structure, KEK & Tohoku University, Japan)

Contact: Peter Gehring
  
Date: Friday August 22nd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Higgs Boson Physics at the LHC
Speaker:

Chien-Peng Yuan (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University)

Contact: Jeffrey Nico
  
Date: Wednesday August 6th, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Quantum Sensors
Speaker:

Paola Cappellaro (Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT)

Contact: Michael G. Huber
  
  

July 2014 ...

Date: Thursday July 24th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Techniques for the detection and quantitative characterization of specific associations and nonspecific intermolecular interactions in concentrated macromolecular solutions
Speaker:

Allen Minton (Laboratory of Biochemistry and Genetics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Health)

Contact: Joseph Curtis
  
Date: Tuesday July 22, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Hierarchical Self-Assemblies of 1D Nanoparticles in Amphiphillic Molecular Systems
Speaker:

Sung-Min Choi (Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Techonology)

Contact: Yun Liu
  
  

June 2014 ...

Date: Tuesday June 10th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Aggregation in concentrated protein solutions: insights from rheology and small-angle neutron scattering
Speaker:

Maria Monica Castellanos (Pennsylvania State University)

Contact: Joseph Curtis
  
Date: Monday June 9th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: (Cancelled) Influence of Channel-Land Architecture and Diffusion Media Tortuosity on Liquid Water Content of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
Speaker:

Jacob Lamanna (Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Tennessee)

Contact: Daniel Hussey
  
Date: Thursday June 5th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Protein-Protein Interactions and Protein Aggregation: From Scattering Experiments to Coarse-Grained Molecular Models
Speaker:

Marco Blanco (University of Delaware)

Contact: Joseph Curtis
  
  

May 2014 ...

Date: Thursday May 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: The Molecular Structure of the Liquid Ordered Phase
Speaker:

Edward Lyman (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware)

Contact: Yun Liu and Paul Butler
  
Date: Friday May 16th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Frustrated Ising Chains in SrHo2O4
Speaker:

Jiajia Wen (Johns Hopkins University)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Friday May 9th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Scattering in the Elastic and Quasi-Elastic Regimes
Speaker:

Yimin Mao (Materials Science and Engineering Department, Georgia Institute of Technology)

Contact: Paul Butler
  
Date: Thursday May 8th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Multiferroic and quantum fluctuations in single chiral langasite materials
Speaker:

Chris Stock (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh)

Contact: William Ratcliff
  
Date: Friday May 2nd, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Computing the properties of the rare-earth nickelates via DFT+DMFT
Speaker:

Chris Marianetti (Columbia University)

Contact: Nicholas P. Butch
  
  

April 2014 ...

Date: Friday April 25th, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Global k-space perspective and Temperature Dependence of f-states in URu2Si2
Speaker:

Jonathan Denlinger (Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Contact: Nicholas P. Butch
  
Date: Wednesday April 23th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: High-flux Prompt-Gamma Activation Analysis at FRM II, Garching
Speaker:

Zsolt Révay (Technische Universität München Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II))

Contact: Richard Lindstrom
  
Date: Friday April 18th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Exchange Bias - A Tool To Observe Unusual Magnetic Properties
Speaker:

Igor Roshchin (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University)

Contact: Nicholas P. Butch
  
Date: Tuesday April 15th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Separation of magnetism and superconductivity in rare earth-doped CaFe2As2 by pressure
Speaker:

Johnpierre Paglione (Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials & Department of Physics, University of Maryland)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
  

March 2014 ...

Date: Monday March 31st, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Advanced Bulk Processing of Lightweight Materials for the Transportation Sector
Speaker:

Justin Milner (Clemson University)

Contact: Thomas Gnaeupel-Herold
  
Date: Friday March 21st, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Adsorbate-induced "Breathing" in Carbonaceous Adsorbents
Speaker:

Matthew J. Connolly (University of Missouri)

Contact: Thomas Gnaeupel-Herold
  
Date: Thursday March 13th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: A Tale of Two Kagome Magnets: From Nèel to Valence-bond Solid State
Speaker:

Kittiwit Matan (Mahidol University, Thailand)

Contact: Yang Zhao
  
Date: Tuesday March 11th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Dynamic Charge Stripes in La2-xSrxNiO4 Detected by Inelastic Neutron Scattering
Speaker:

Dmitry Reznik (University of Colorado-Boulder)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
  

February 2014 ...

Date: Monday February 24th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Looking beyond the spin-orbit Mott phase
Speaker:

Stephen Wilson (Boston College)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Friday February 21st, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Novel electronic phases and competing interactions in the heavy fermion compound URu2Si2
Speaker:

M. Brian Maple (Department of Physics and Center for Advanced Nanoscience, University of California, San Diego)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Thursday February 20th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Hard Ferromagnetic Cobalt Carbide Nanomaterials
Speaker:

Zachary Huba (Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University)

Contact: Kathryn Krycka
  
Date: Friday February 14th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Spin structures in antiferromagnetic nanoparticles
Speaker:

Erik Brok (Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark)

Contact: Kathryn Krycka
  
Date: Monday February 10th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Static and Dynamic Studies of Charge- and Strain-Mediated Magnetoelectric Coupling in Ferromagnetic / Piezoelectric Oxide Heterostructures Using Polarized Neutron Reflectometry and Transmission Electron Microscopy
Speaker:

Steven R. Spurgeon (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University)

Contact: Brian Kirby
  
Date: Thursday February 6th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Traversing the Minor-Loop Landscape with the FORC Technique
Speaker:

Dustin Gilbert (Physics Department, University of California, Davis)

Contact: Brian Kirby
  
  

January 2014 ...

Date: Monday January 27th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Hexaboride: a simple crystal structure may shed light on unsolved mysteries
Speaker:

Xiaohang Zhang (University of Maryland)

Contact: Nicholas P. Butch
  
Date: Wednesday January 15th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Neutron Interference in the Gravitational Field of a Ring Laser
Speaker:

Robert Fischetti (University of Connecticut)

Contact: Jeffrey Lynn
  
Date: Monday January 13th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Neutronics Design and Analysis of the 50 WMe Novel Modular BWR (NMR-50) with Multi-physics Simulation Code System
Speaker:

Zeyun Wu (Purdue University)

Contact: Paul Brand
  
Date: Tuesday January 7th, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Magnetic freezing and collective behavior of nanostructures
Speaker:

Sayan Chandra (University of South Florida)

Contact: Kathryn Krycka
  
Date: Friday January 3rd, 2014 at 10:45 am
Place: Building 235, Room K04B
Title: Representational Analysis of Extended Disorder in Crystals from Total Scattering Data
Speaker:

James R. Neilson (Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University)

Contact: Kathryn Ross
  

If you are interested in giving a seminar, or if you wish to schedule a seminar, please contact Yun Liu (yunliu@nist.gov).


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