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Dynamic Pathways in Multidimensional Landscapes

International Conference  organized by the Helmholtz Virtual Institute
16 – 20 September 2013, Berlin, Germany

  Registration of participation and upload of contributions


The conference mirrors the scientific scope of the same named Helmholtz Virtual Institute focusing on the dynamics of a broad range of materials from molecules to nanoscale structures and strongly correlated solids. Emphasizing on X-ray methods but applying as well complementary experimental techniques we aim at a unifying view on the properties of the different systems governed by coupled internal degrees of freedom that interact with the environment.  The broad interdisciplinary approach is consciously chosen to break down the barriers between the communities and allow for interesting discussions and mutual fertilization of the scientific work.

We will have scientific sessions on specific material classes or methods being accompanied by those devoted to the advancement of experimental and theoretical methods and poster sessions. Program details can be found in the download box.

  • Quantum materials, magnetism and correlated Solids
  • Molecular dynamics in physical chemistry and catalysis
  • X-ray interaction with matter
  • Atomic and nanoscale structure from coherent scattering, diffraction and imaging

 Confirmed speaker

  • Martina Dell'Angela, U Hamburg
  • Martin Beye, HZB
  • Henry Chapman, CFEL, DESY
  • Majed Chergui, EPFL Lausanne
  • Kelly Gaffney, PULSE, SLAC
  • Bernd Keimer, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research
  • Alexey Kimel, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Jochen Küpper, CFEL, DESY
  • Dwayne Miller, Max Planck Research Department for Structural Dynamics at U Hamburg
  • Anders Nilsson, SUNCAT, SLAC
  • Michael Odelius, U Stockholm
  • Andreas Scherz, European XFEL
  • Zhi-Xun Shen, SIMES, SLAC, Stanford University
  • Jo Stöhr, LCLS, SLAC
  • Martin Wolf, Fritz-Haber-Institut, MPG
  • Vittal Yachandra, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Magnus-Haus Berlin of the German Physical Society,
Am Kupfergraben 7, 10117 Berlin
Link (unfortunately only in german)