Talks for the FEL Workshop held October 18-19, 2006

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Plenary Session

  1. Visions of Science with Soft X-Ray Free Electron Lasers: The European Roadmap for a New Generation of Light Sources
    Hermann Dürr, BESSY G.m.b.H Berlin Germany
  2. Wisconsin FEL Performance Estimates
    William Graves, MIT Cambridge
  3. Introduction - Femtochemistry
    John Wright, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  4. Introduction - Atmospheric and Intergalactic Gases
    Nora Berrah, Western Michigan University
  5. Introduction - Biological Systems
    Robert Austin, Princeton University
  6. Introduction - Exotic Materials, Clusters, NanoStructures
    Paul Evans, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  7. Introduction - Coherent Scattering
    Steve Kevan, University of Oregon
  8. Introduction - Pump-Probe Experiments
    David Reis, University of Michigan
  9. Introduction - Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering
    Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Workshop Sessions

1. Femtochemistry
Coordinator: John Wright, UW-Madison

  1. 4D Molecular Scale Imaging
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Dwayne Miller, University of Toronto, Canada.
  2. Coherent Control of Quantum Phenomena Using Shaped UV Pulses
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Marcus Motzkus, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany.
  3. Probing Directly Non-equilibrium Solvent Dynamics During Fundamental Chemical Event
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    David Blank, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  4. Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy and Fast Electronic Processes
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    David Jonas, University of Colorado at Bolder.
  5. Summary by John Wright

2. Atmospheric and Intergalactic Gases
Coordinator: Nora Berrah, Western Michigan University

  1. X-ray Spectra from Photoionized Gas in Active Galaxies
    Tim Kallman, NASA, Greenbelt MD.
  2. New Frontiers in Atomic Molecular Optical Physics with a Soft X-Ray FEL
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Joachim Ullrich, Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany).
  3. Multiphoton Physics at Short Wavelengths
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Robin Santra, Argonne National Laboratory.
  4. Studies of Negative Ions using a FEL
    Rene C. Bilodeau, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.
  5. Analysis of Composition, Growth and Fate of Aerosols Using a Soft X-ray FEL
    Frank Keutsch, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  6. Summary by Nora Berrah

3. Pump-Probe Experiments
Coordinator: David Reis, University of Michigan

  1. Ultrafast Science Directions of the Argonne Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Group
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Bertold Kraessig, Argonne National Lab.
  2. Spin and Orbital Moment Dynamics in Magnetic Materials
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Andreas Scholl, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
  3. Femtosecond X-ray Diffraction Using Random Sampling
    David Reis, University of Michigan.
  4. Ultrafast X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Christian Bressler, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
  5. Summary by David Reis

4. Biological Systems
Coordinator: Robert Austin, Princeton University

  1. Toward Time-resolved Structural Characterization of Proteins in Action
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Aihua Xie , Oklahoma State.
  2. Potential Applications of UV-FELs for Probing (and Manipulating?) Protein Dynamics
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Shane Hutson , Vanderbilt University.
  3. Quantum Control of Protein Dynamics
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Bob Austin, Princeton.
  4. Biological Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy on a FEL - Pump and Probe (and Cook)?
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Stephen Cramer, UC-Davis.
  5. Summary by Robert Austin

5. Exotic Materials, Clusters and Nanostructures
Coordinator: Paul Evans, UW Madison

  1. When Structural Noise is Signal: Fluctuations, Correlations, and Coherence
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Paul Voyles, UW Madison.
  2. Surface Growth and Processing under highly non-equilibrium Conditions.
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Joel Brock, Cornell University.
  3. Graphene Present and Future.
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Yuanbo Zhang, Berkeley.
  4. Dynamics in Quantum Magnets.
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Oleg Shpyrko, Argonne National Laboratory.
  5. Patterning and Metrology with FEL Light.
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Marty Peckerar, University of Maryland.
  6. Summary by Paul Evans

6. Resonant Inelastic X-ray Scattering
Coordinator: Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois

  1. Some Ideas for Resonant Soft X-ray Elastic and Inelastic Scattering
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    George Sawatzky, UBC Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  2. Resonant and Time-resolved Two-color Inelastic Light Scattering in the NIR to soft X-ray Spectral Range - Recent Progress and Outlook
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Michael Ruebhausen, University of Hamburg.
  3. RIXS and Other Resonant Spectroscopies at a FEL Source
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Giacomo Ghiringhelli, Politecnico di Milano.
  4. Inelastic X-ray Scattering Via Quantum Noise Analysis.
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois.
  5. Summary by Peter Abbamonte

7. Time Resolved Imaging and Coherent Scattering
Coordinator: Steve Kevan, University of Oregon

  1. Imaging Nanostructures by X-ray Holography: From Synchrotrons to Free Electron Lasers
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Stefan Eisebitt, BESSY.
  2. Ultrafast Diffractive Imaging with Coherent X-rays
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Stefano Marchesini, Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
  3. Magnetic Fluctuations Measured with X-ray Photon Correlation Spectroscopy
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Jeroen Goedkoop, University of Amsterdam.
  4. Coherence, Correlations, and Complexity
    [Abstract] [Talk]
    Steve Kevan, University of Oregon
  5. Summary by Steve Kevan