July 1, 2016
University of Zurich, Irchel campus
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Welcome to the satellite workshop "Local 3D atomic and electronic structure imaging of functionally active sites" of the VUVX2016 conference!

Core-level and valence band holographic imaging techniques have been extensively developed owing to constructions of new light sources and developments of high performance detectors. This workshop will focus on new science opened by such new analysis methods. Keynote lectures by the Maestri of photoelectron and x-ray fluorescent diffraction as well as X-ray standing wave techniques, and various cutting-edge presentations by invited researchers will be arranged. A poster session is planned.

See you at University of Zurich!

  • Photoelectron & X-ray fluorescence diffraction and holography
  • Orbital tomography and valence photoelectron diffraction
  • New instrumental developments

Keynote Lectures
  • Charles S. Fadley (University of California, Davis)
    Looking Into Complex Quantum Materials and Multilayer Heterostructures with Holographic-, Standing Wave-, and Resonant- Photoemission
  • D. Phil Woodruff (University of Warwick, UK)
    X-ray standing waves: a ‘simple’ method of adsorbate site determination at surfaces
  • Gyula Faigel (Research Institute for Solid State Physics, Hungary)
    Solution of the phase problem using inside sources

Invited Speakers (confirmed)
  • Majed Chergui (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
    Time-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy of molecular systems and materials
  • Kouichi Hayashi (Tohoku University, Japan)
    Applications of X-ray fluorescence holography –Lattice distortions and dopants-
  • Yuji C. Sasaki (University of Tokyo, Japan)
    X-ray Single Molecular Observations from Nanomaterials to Membrane Proteins
  • Achim Schoell (Universität Würzburg, Germany)
    Orbital Imaging by ARPES: From Basic Principles to High Resolution Experiments
  • Andrey Shavorskiy (MAX IV Laboratory, Sweden)
    Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy for In-Operando Studies of Solid-Gas and Solid-Liquid Interfaces
  • Rasmus Westerström (Lund University, Sweden)
    Endofullerene nanomagnets in reduced dimensions: From Bulk to one-dimensional chains
  • Lada V. Yashina (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)
    Photoelectron diffraction study of topological insulators and doped graphene
Speakers (Organizers)
  • Hiroshi Daimon (Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
    3D active-site science – 3D atomic structure analysis around local active-site atoms by holography
  • Matthias Muntwiler (Paul Scherrer Insitut, Switzerland)
    PEARL - Photoelectron diffraction and atomic imaging at the Swiss Light Source
  • Fumihiko Matsui (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
    Diffraction Spectroscopy as an alternative way of using photoelectron diffraction

The workshop will consist of keynote lectures, invited talks, and contributed posters.

Important Dates

8 February 2016 Abstract submission, registration open
30 May 2016 Abstract submission and registration deadline
1 July 2016 Workshop
3-8 July 2016 VUVX2016

University of Zurich, Irchel campus
Winterthurerstrasse 190 8057 Zurich Switzerland
Registration and abstract submission for the VUVX2016 and this workshop are independent. Please register for each of the meetings separately. There is no registration fee for this satellite workshop.
The participants arrange travel and accommodation by themselves. Due to the big public Zurich Festival during the weekend 1-3 July, please be advised to book your accommodation early. More information on travel and accommodation is available on the VUVX2016 website.