Organisers: Gerardina Carbone, Marianne Liebi, Olivier Balmes and Gunnar Öhrwall

Invited Speakers:
Soft matter & SAXS                           Adam Squires – University of Reading (UK)
Energy materials                               Anders Hagfeldt – EPFL Lausanne (CH)
Strain and functional materials     Paul Evans – University of Wisconsin (USA)
Instrumentation                                Cristian Mocuta – SOLEIL synchrotron (FR)

Modern photon and neutron sources such as MAX IV and ESS offer outstanding opportunities in all fields of materials research. In this session, some of the latest developments within topics such as functional materials, materials for energy production and storage, soft matter, and investigations of fundamental properties will be presented by invited speakers and submitted contributions, illustrating possible directions where the state-of-the-art performance of these facilities can provide highly valuable results.


                                                         Energy and New Materials
8:35 – 8:40 Olivier Balmes Introduction
                                       Soft Matter & SAXS chair Cristian Mocuta
8:40 – 9:20 Adam Squires New routes to 3D periodic nanomaterials for electrodes and catalysts
9:20 – 9:40 Oier Bikondoa Time-resolved in-operando SAXS/WAXS studies of organic thin films and model devices at XMaS
9:40 – 10:00 Niclas Johansson Ambient Pressure XPS Study of a Surface-Supported Homogeneous Catalyst with Retained Activity
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
                                             Energy Materials chair Paul Evans
10:30 – 11:10 Anders Hagfeldt The Versatility of Mesoscopic Solar Cells
11:10 – 11:30 Giovianni Fevola First Combined Scattering and Fluorescence Scanning Transmission Microscopy at the NanoMAX Beam Line at MAX IV
11:30 – 11:50 Sara Blomberg Combining synchrotron light with laser technology in catalysis research
11:50 – 12:10 Jens Wenzel Andreasen 3D imaging and crystallography of 3rd generation solar cells
 12:10 – 13:10  Lunch
                                           Strain and Functional Materials chair Anders Hagfeldt
13:10 – 13:50 Paul Evans Revealing Novel Physical Phenomena in Functional Materials with Coherence and Nanobeam X-ray Scattering
13:50 – 14:10 Jesper Wallentin In operando X-ray characterization of single nanowire devices
14:10 – 14:30 Johan Gustafson Surface X-ray diffraction visualized and the active phase of CO oxidation model catalysts
 14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break  
                                             Instrumentation chair Oier Bikondoa
15:00 – 15:40 Cristian Mocuta Studying materials by combining analysis techniques and sample environments at Diffabs beamline (Synchrotron SOLEIL)
15:40 – 16:00 Ulrich Vogt First experiments at the NanoMAX beamline
16:00 – 16:20 Uta Hejral A Versatile Operando Catalysis Flow Reactor for Combining X-Ray Transmission Surface Diffraction with Laser Induced Fluorescence
16:20 – 16:40 Erik Bergbäck Knudsen Latest results and features of McXtrace 1.4
16:40 – 16:50 Olivier Balmes Conclusions