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NSLS-II and CFN Microscopes 101: Techniques, Applications, and Access

Virtual Workshop (Zoom link is below)

Virtual Workshop

Zoom link is below


Are you new to Brookhaven’s user facilities? Or do you already use NSLS-II and want to know more about what CFN has to offer? Or vice-versa? Are you interested in how BNL’s user facilities can help advance your research? Then this workshop is for you! 

The goal of this workshop is to provide college faculty, postdocs, graduate students, undergraduate students, and high school teachers with an entry-level introduction on how to access the research tools made available at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN).  Through a series of technique-based lectures and “flash” applications talks from current users, participants will learn about the most popular techniques, scientific applications, and the proposal submission process. Completion of this workshop will give you the knowledge necessary to become the next NSLS-II and/or CFN user.

Workshop Organizers: Lisa Miller, BNL/NSLS-II; Aleida Perez, BNL/OEP; Priscilla Antunez, BNL/CFN

Zoom link: https://bnl.zoomgov.com/j/1617106790?pwd=NU9HMndkbEEwVVI1QldnVmk0MnFzQT09

Meeting ID: 161 710 6790
Pass code: 008447

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    • 10:00 AM 10:30 AM
      Overview of CFN and NSLS-II 30m
      Speakers: Chuck Black (CFN), Qun Shen (NSLS-II)
    • 10:30 AM 11:00 AM
      Full-Field X-Ray Microscopy 30m
      Speaker: Mingyuan Ge (NSLS-II)
    • 11:00 AM 11:15 AM
      3 Flash Applications (4 min each) 15m
      Speakers: Karen Chen-Wiegart (SBU, BNL), Xiaoyang Liu (SBU), Michael Sutherland (DMA)
    • 11:15 AM 11:30 AM
      Quiz, Q/A 15m
    • 11:30 AM 12:00 PM
      The Dual Scanning Electron and Ion Microscope 30m
      Speaker: Fernando Camino (CFN)
    • 12:00 PM 12:15 PM
      3 Flash Applications (4 min each) 15m
      Speakers: Ashwanth Subramanian (SBU), Kim Kisslinger (BNL), Zhixiang Hu (BNL)
    • 12:15 PM 12:30 PM
      Quiz, Q/A 15m
    • 12:30 PM 1:00 PM
      Break 30m
    • 1:00 PM 1:30 PM
      Spectroscopic X-ray Microscopy 30m
      Speaker: Sarah Nicholas (NSLS-II)
    • 1:30 PM 1:45 PM
      3 Flash Applications (4 min each) 15m
      Speakers: Clistenes Nascimento (Brazil), Brandy Stewart (Univ MN), Evan Lockwood (SPARK), Matthew Daleo (SPARK)
    • 1:45 PM 2:00 PM
      Quiz, Q/A 15m
    • 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
      Photoelectron Microscopy 30m
      Speaker: Jurek Sadowski (CFN)
    • 2:30 PM 2:45 PM
      3 Flash Applications (4 min each) 15m
      Speakers: Julia Carmen Hestenes (Columbia Univ), Trevor Tyson (NJIT), Wencan Jin (Auburn Univ)
    • 2:45 PM 3:00 PM
      Quiz, Q/A 15m
    • 3:00 PM 3:15 PM
      Break 15m
    • 3:15 PM 3:45 PM
      User facility logistics and how to get instrument time 30m
      Speakers: Priscilla Antunez (CFN), Lisa Miller (NSLS-II), Aleida Perez (OEP)
    • 3:45 PM 4:00 PM
      Q/A (all) 15m