Agenda


Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Location: ALS Building 6 Room 2202


All talks are invited and should provide ample time for discussion
(suggestion: 5-10 minutes discussion)


  08.45 Welcome from the ALS Director
            Roger W. Falcone
            Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Department of Physics, UC Berkeley

  09.00 Opening Remarks and Vision of TIPS
            Arun Bansil
            Department of Physics, Northeastern University

  09.30 Next Generation Light Source: Science Drivers & New Opportunities for Theory
            Robert W. Schoenlein
            Next Generation Light Source Initiative, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

10.00 - 10.15 Break

  10.15 SLAC Overview (tentative)
            Chi-Chang Kao
            SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford

  10.30 Theory for time-domain spectroscopies in correlated materials
            Thomas P. Devereaux
            Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (SIMES), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University

  11.00 Numerical approaches to quantum many-particle dynamics in low dimensions
             Joel E. Moore
            Department of Physics, UC Berkeley and Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  11.30 Disentangling Intertwined Orders in Highly Correlated Electronic Materials
            Steven A. Kivelson
            Department of Physics, Stanford University

12.00 - 13.00 Working Lunch

  13.00 LCLS applied to photosynthesis
            Vittal Yachandra
            Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  13.30 Static and dynamic resonant X-ray scatterings - challenges and hopes
            Yi-De Chuang
            Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  14.00 Details of coordination and dynamics revealed by broken symmetry in X-ray absorption of energy-relevant materials
            David Prendergast
            The Molecular Foundry, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
 
  14.30 Needs of TIPS for spectroscopy of energy materials: examples on energy storage and catalyst
            Wanli Yang
            Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

15.00 - 15.30 Break

  15.30 Science Gateways: Trends in Datacentrism and Web-based Science
            David E. Skinner
            National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  16.00 Many-body Effects on X-Ray Photoemission Spectra
            Joshua J. Kas
            Department of Physics, University of Washington

  16.30 Executive Session

17.30 - 19.00 Working Dinner

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