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CHESS users

 

CHESS User’s Meeting


120 Physical Sciences Building
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


PSB Floor Plan  •  Poster Abstracts  •  YouTube (starts @ 1:28:00)

Day 1: Overview of facility, science programs, and invited presentations

Tuesday, June 6th
08:00 Registration PSB West Pavillion
Intro to the Facility (8:30-10:00)
08:30 Open - Kyle Lancaster (Users’ Executive Committee, Chair) PSB 120
08:35 Welcome to users and INCREASE - Joel Brock (Director, CHESS) PSB 120
09:00 Status of CESR - Jim Shanks (Accelerator Scientist) PSB 120
09:15 New developments at CHESS - Ernie Fontes (Associate Director) PSB 120
09:30 Status of MacCHESS - Marian Szebenyi (Director) PSB 120
09:45 Status of InSitμ - Matt Miller (Director) PSB 120
10:00 Break; Voting for CHESS User’s Exec. Committee members Clark Atrium
Upgrade and Future (10:15-12:00)
10:15 Student paper prize announcement and photos PSB 120
10:20 Student paper prize winner - TBD PSB 120
10:45 CHESS-U: status - Chris Conolly (X-ray Technical Director, CHESS) PSB 120
11:00 Budget Update and Proposal Planning - Joel Brock PSB 120
11:30 User Group Discussion, roundtable with NSF Program Officers
PSB
12:00 Lunch and user discussion (CHESS UEC meet w/NSF)
INCREASE: Lunch, Q/A with CHESS management (at table)
Clark Atrium
Session 3 (13:00-14:30)  •  YouTube (starts @ 13:50 in)
13:00 Joshua Choi (University of Virginia) "Impact of atomic structure and dynamics on solar cell performance of metal halide perovskite thin films" PSB 120
13:30 Brian Zoltowski (Southern Methodist University) "Chemical Integration of Circadian and Photoperiodic Clocks in Plants" PSB 120
14:00 Christian Lavoie (IBM) "Using Synchrotron Characterization to Support Technology Development: Evolution of Contacts in Advanced CMOS" PSB 120
14:30 Break
Clark Atrium
Session 4 (14:50-16:00)
14:50 Kushol Gupta (University of Pennsylvania) "Structural Basis for HIV Integrase Oligomerization and its Drug-induced Aggregation" PSB 120
15:20 Stephen Wilson (University of California Santa Barbara) "Resonant x-ray scattering studies of competing order in spin-orbit Mott states" PSB 120
15:50 Discussion and UEC election results PSB 120
16:00 CHESS: User Posters (and UEC judging)
INCREASE: Faculty research group posters
Baker Atrium
16:00 Refreshments Baker Portico
17:00 Tour of CHESS and Magnet Assembly Annex Wilson Lab
18:00 Reception Clark Atrium
18:30 Dinner Clark Atrium
19:30 Poster prize announcement, photos Clark Atrium
19:40 After-dinner speaker: Robert P. Crease (Stony Brook University) "The Quantum Moment: How Quantum Language and Imagery Escaped the Lab" Clark Atrium
20:30 Adjourn