Programme

Monday 9/12

 

 

08:30

Registration

 

 

09:15

Welcome

 

Session 1

09:30

Molecular dynamics

 

 

09:30

Viewing electrons at work in solar energy conversion  •  Villy Sundström | Lund University

 

 

10:00

Biological X-ray spectroscopy combined with crystallography at XFEL  • Junko Yano | LBNL

 

 

10:30

Using coherent diffractive imaging techniques to improve the resolution from "poorly diffracting" crystals  •  Kartik Ayyer | DESY

 

10:50

Coffee break

 

 

11:20

Ultrafast surface chemistry and catalysis probed with optical and x-ray lasers  •  Henrik Öström | U Stockholm

 

 

11:40

Opportunities with ultra-sensitive soft X-ray detection  •  Dennis Nordlund | SLAC

 

 

12:00

Potentials and limitations of probe-before-destroy soft x-ray spectroscopy on dilute metalo-proteins  metal complexes  •  Markus Kubin | HZB

 

 

12:30

Lunchtime snacks on-site

 

Session 2

13:30

Quantum materials

 

 

13:30

Ultrafast spin dynamics and its signature in the electronic structure  •  Martin Weinelt | FUB

 

 

13:50

Watching spins move  •  Stefan Eisebitt | TUB

 

 

14:10

fs-dynamics in ferroic materials probed with time-resolved X-ray techniques  •  Matteo Savoini | ETH Zürich

 

 

14:30

Nanoscale dynamics in complex high temperature superconductors  •  Alessandro Ricci  | DESY

 

 

14:50

Coffee break

 

 

15:20

X-ray streaking of ultrafast processes at X-ray free electron lasers  •  Jan Lüning | UPMC

 

 

15:50

Ultrafast magnetism: The pathways of angular momentum  •  Yves Acremann | ETH Zürich

 

 

16:20

Non-equilibrium dynamics of complex materials  •  Uwe Bovensiepen | U Duisburg-Essen

 

Social event

18:00

Welcome reception at the TV Tower

 

Tuesday 09/13

 

Session 3

09:30

Molecular dynamics

 

 

09:30

Making and breaking bonds: New insights into catalytic processes using advanced X-ray spectroscopic approaches •  Serena DeBeer | MPG CEC

 

 

10:00

Excited state density-functional methods for time-resolved X-ray spectroscopies  •  Das Pemmaraju | LBNL

 

 

10:20

Transient states of photo-excited polynuclear transion-metal complexes  •  Nils Huse | U Hamburg

 

 

10:40

Coffee break

 

 

11:10

Ab initio simulations of the pH dependence in RIXS spectra of thiopyridone in aqueous solution  •  Jesper Norell | U Stockholm

 

11:30

Probing electron delocalization dynamics on molecular excited states with femtosecond X-rays  •  Munira Khalil | U Washington

 

 

12:00

Site-selective RIXS in histidine: effects of protonation  •   Johannes Niskanen | HZB

 

 

12:30

Lunchtime snacks on-site

 

Session 4

13:30

Molecular dynamics

 

 

13:30

Disentangling the electronic and nuclear degrees of freedom in molecular dynamics  •  Marcus Gühr | U Potsdam

 

 

14:00

From micromolecules’ to macromolecules’ structural dynamics properties  •  Simone Techert | DESY

 

 

14:20

Selective gating to vibrational modes through resonant X-ray scattering  •  Rafael Carvalho Couto | KTH

 

 

14:40

Coffee break

 

 

15:10

Triangulating intersections between electronic excited states with simultaneous ultrafast X-ray scattering and spectroscopy •   Kelly Gaffney | SLAC

 

 

15:40

Strongly aligned and oriented molecules for internal dynamics studies  •  Sebastian Trippel | DESY

 

 

16:00

Photophysics of controlled gas-phase molecules and clusters  •  Thomas Kierspel | DESY

 

 

16:20

Electron and Exciton Dynamics in Sexithiophene on Au(111)  •  Cornelius Gahl | FU Berlin

 

Wednesday 09/14

 

Session 5

09:30

X-ray interaction with matter / Quantum materials

 

 

09:30

Relaxation dynamics after deep inner shell excitation of isolated atoms and molecules  •  Marc Simon | UPMC

 

 

10:00

Sub-picosecond energy transfer from a highly intense and ultrashort THz pulse  •  Pankaj K. Mishra | DESY

 

 

10:20

Simulations of dynamical effects in core-level spectra in solution  •  Michael Odelius |U Stockholm

 

 

10:40

Coffee break

 

 

11:10

Photoinduced transient band gap enhancement in the excitonic insulator Ta2NiSe5  •  Julia Stähler | FHI MPG

 

 

11:40

Expanding material possibilities: Soft X-ray transmission imaging for samples grown on crystalline substrates • Manuel Fohler | HZB

 

12:00

Ultrafast x-ray diffraction as a real time probe for energy transferand phase transition  •  Alexander von Reppert | U Potsdam

 

12:30

Lunchtime snacks on-site

 

 

13:30

Ultrafast and energy-efficient spin manipulation: antiferromagnetism beats ferromagnetism  •  Nele Thielemann-Kühn | HZB

 

13:50

Photo-induced transient magnetic gratings for the study of spin diffusion phenomena  •  David Weder | TUB

 

 

14:10

Ultrafast Structural Dynamics of the Fe-Pnictide Parent Compound BaFe2As2  •  Laurenz Rettig | FHI MPG

 

Social event

15:00

Explore Berlin -guided tours of the "Neue Museum"

 

Thursday 09/15

 

Session 6

09:30

X-ray interaction with matter

 

 

09:30

X-ray-driven dynamics and extreme states of matter  •  Robin Santra | DESY  - U Hamburg

 

 

10:00

Ultrafast electronic and nuclear dynamics induced by intense XFEL radiation  •  Kiyoshi Ueda | U Tohoku

 

 

10:20

Coffee break

 

 

10:50

Attosecond interferometry with self-amplified spontaneous emission of a free-electron laser  •  Tim Laarmann | DESY

 

 

11:10

Single-shot coherent diffractive imaging of isolated nanoparticles with high-harmonic generation XUV pulses  •  Daniela Rupp | TUB

 

11:30

Selective driving of surface catalysis by femtosecond soft X-ray pulses  •  Simon Schreck | U Stockholm

 

 

12:00

Lunchtime snacks on-site

 

Session 7

13:00

Quantum materials

 

 

13:00

Entanglement of locally orthogonal quasi-degenerate electronic manifolds at a common Fermi energy - a recipe for high temperature superconductivity?  •  Itai Panas | U Chalmers

 

 

13:20

Unraveling topological properties of spintronic materials using polarized x-rays  •  Shawran Mishra | U Amsterdam

 

 

13:40

Resonant x-ray emission spectroscopy with x-ray standing wave excitation  •  Simo Huotari | U Helsinki

 

 

14:00

Disentangling Lattice and Magnetic Dynamics in Antiferromagnetic EuTe  •  Daniel Schick | HZB

 

 

14:20

Coffee break

 

 

14:50

Navigating complex reaction landscapes using quantum dynamics as a guide  •  Adam Kirrander | U Edinburgh

 

 

15:10

Ultra-high resolution RIXS: recent results with synchrotron and perspectives with XFEL sources • Giacomo Ghiringhelli | Politecnico Milano

Postersession

16:00

Poster session with Poster introduction by each presenter

 

Social event

19:00

Conference dinner at Gendarmerie

 

Friday 09/16

 

Session 8

09:30

Modern X-ray sources / Poster session

 

 

09:30

X-ray free electron lasers - past, present & future  •  Evgeny Saldin | DESY

 

 

10:00

BESSY VSR - adding advanced timing capabilities to storage rings  •  Andreas Jankowiak | HZB

 

 

10:30

Coffee break

 

Session 9

11:00

Nonlinear X-ray interactions with matter

 

 

11:00

FERMI based multi-wave experiments  •  Claudio Masciovecchio | Elettra

 

 

11:30

Stimulated x-ray emission and inelastic x-ray scattering at XFELs  •  Nina Rohringer | MPSD

 

 

11:50

Resonant nonlinear effects in soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy with an X-FEL  •  Daniel Higley | SLAC

 

 

12:10

Nonlinear x-ray wave mixing from x-ray tubes to free electron lasers  •  Sharon Shwartz | U Bar-Ilan

 

 

13:00

Closing remarks

 

 

 bold printed talks: duration 25'+5' -  small printed talks: duration 17'+3'