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High Pressure Meeting

APS High Pressure Special Interest Group Meeting

HPCAT organizes a High Pressure Special Interest Group Meeting each month.

Meetings will be held in a virtual format until further notice.  If you'd like to be added to the announcement email list, send a request to fhumble@anl.gov 

Upcoming meetings:

Date: Monday, May 20, 2024 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Paul Loubeyre, (CEA, DAM, DIF, 91297 Arpajon Cedex, France and Université Paris-Saclay, CEA, Laboratoire Matière en Conditions Extrêmes)
Title: X-ray studies on H2O under high pressure using the EB-ESRF 4th generation synchrotron

Past meetings:

Note: No meetings held in December or January

Date: Monday, April 15, 2024 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Jung-Fu "Afu" Lin, (University of Texas at Austin)
Title: Thermal Transport of Iron Alloys and Planetary Dynamos

Date: Monday, March 25, 2024 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Yogesh Vohra, (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Title: High-Entropy Materials under Extremes of Pressure, Temperature, and Strain Rates

Date: Monday, February 26, 2024 - 1:00 pm (CST)
Speaker: Dr. Przemyslaw Dera, (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Title: Novel quantum crystallography methods for modeling of pressure-and temperature effects in minerals with cation disorder

Date: Monday, November 20, 2023 - 1:00 pm (CST)
Speaker: Dr. Bianca Haberl, (NSD High Pressure Neutron Scientist, ORNL)
Title: High Pressure Neutron Scattering at the Spallation Neutron Source

Date: Monday, October 16, 2023 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Alexander Goncharov, (Earth and Planets Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science)
Title: Accurate structure determination of molecular crystals en route to nonmolecular states at high pressures
Abstract  Recording

Date: Monday, September 18, 2023 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Prof. John S. Tse, (Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Saskatchewan)
Title: Chemical Processes under Pressure
Abstract  Recording

Date: Monday, August 21, 2023 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Hae Ja Lee, (LCLS, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
Title: Dynamic Compression Studies and X-ray Diagnostics using the Linac Coherent Light Source at MEC
Abstract  Recording

Date: Monday, July 17, 2023 - 4:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Alfred Baron, (Director of Materials Dynamics Group, RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Japan)
Title: Phonon Dispersion of Samples in Diamond Anvil Cells at SPring-8: meV-resolution IXS to 3000K / 300 GPa

Date: Monday, June 26, 2023 - 1:00 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. Bora Kalkan, (Associate Research Scientist, Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, UC Santa Cruz, COMPRES Beamline Scientist at ALS)
Title: Science under non-ambient conditions using Advanced Light Source (ALS) beam at Beamline 12.2.2: New developments and existing techniques

Date: Monday, May 15, 2023 - 2:30 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Narcizo Souza-Neto, (Head of the Division for condensed matter and materials science at LNLS/Sirius na Centro Nacional de Pesquisa em Energia e Materiais (CNPEM),Campinas, São Paulo, Brasil)
Title: X-ray techniques for studies under extreme conditions at Sirius

Date: Monday, April 17, 2023 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Gilberto Fabbris, (Argonne National Laboratory, XSD Division)
Title: Complex electronic structure and magnetism of honeycomb iridates at high pressures

Date: Monday, March 20, 2023 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Michael Walter, (Director of Earth and Planets Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science)
Title: Water in Earth
Abstract  Recording

Date: Monday, February 27, 2023 - 1pm (CST)
Speaker: Stewart McWilliams, (University of Edinburgh)
Title: X-ray free electron laser experiments on fixed targets & high pressure samples
Abstract  Recording

NOTE:  No Meetings in December or January

Date: Monday, November 14, 2022 - 1pm (CST)
Speaker: Bin Chen, (University of Hawaii)
Title: Tracing deep volatiles from the crust to the core
Abstract  Recording

NOTE:  No October Meeting

Date: Monday, September 19, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Susannah Dorfman, (Michigan State University)
Title: The deep Earth redox engine
Abstract  Recording

Date: Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Shanti Deemyad, (University of Utah)
Title: Competitive structural and electronic states under pressure
Abstract   Recording

NOTE:  No July Meeting

Date: Monday, June 20, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: E. Ercan Alp, (Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: Synchrotron Mössbauer Spectroscopy: Implications in high pressure and mineral physics

Date: Monday, May 16, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Sang-Heon Shim, (Arizona State University)
Title: Chemistry of Exoplanets
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, April 18, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Tim Strobel, (Carnegie Institution for Science)
Title: Extended sp3 carbon materials from high pressure
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, March 21, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Yu Lin, (Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
Title: Halide perovskites at high pressure and varying temperatures
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, February 21, 2022 - 1pm (CST)
Speaker: Maxim Bykov, (University of Cologne, Germany)
Title: Crystal chemical design and high-pressure synthesis of non-dense polynitrides
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, November 29, 2021 - 1pm (CST)
Speaker: Vitali Prakapenka, (Center for Advanced Radiation Sources, University of Chicago)
Title: Polymorphism of superionic ice

Date: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Sakura Pascarelli, (European XFEL)
Title: New scientific opportunities for studies of matter at extreme conditions at the European XFEL
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, September 20, 2021 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Mikhail Eremets, (Max Planck Institute for Chemistry)
Title: High temperature conventional superconductivity. Experimental aspects
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, August 16, 2021 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Ashkan Salamat, (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Title: Building an atomistic understanding of high Tc superconductors 
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, July 12, 2021 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Anatoly Belonoshko, (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Title: Molecular dynamic studies of melting: to trust or not to trust?
Abstract   Recording

Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 1:30 pm (CDT)
Speaker: Brian Toby, (Computational X-ray Science Group, APS, Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: GSAS-II for High Pressure Diffraction
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dmitry Popov, (HPCAT-XSD, Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: High pressure Laue diffraction at High Pressure Collaborative Access Team (HPCAT)
Abstract   Recording

Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Arianna E. Gleason-Holbrook, (Stanford University / SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
Title: Frontier of Dynamic Materials Using Ultrafast X-ray Radiography

Date: Monday, March 29, 2021 - 2pm (CST)
Speaker: Leonid Dubrovinsky, (University of Bayreuth)
Title: Role of high-pressure Fe-O-H chemistry in oxygen recycling in early Earth history

Date: Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2pm (CST)
Speaker: Yingwei Fei, (Earth & Planets Laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science)
Title: Investigating interiors of Earth and super-Earths using static and dynamic techniques

Date: Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2pm (CST)
Speaker: Stella Chariton, (GSECARS, University of Chicago)
Title: Solving crystal structures from complex multigrain, multi-phase samples at extreme conditions
Abstract   Recording

Date: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 3pm (CDT)
Speaker: Maddury Somayazulu, (HPCAT, Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: Superconducting super-hydrides - where theory (almost) meets experiments

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Zsolt Jenei, (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Title: Toroidal diamond anvil cell: experiments above 4 megabar static pressure

Date: June 2, 2020 - 2pm
Speaker: Prof. Tom Duffy, (Princeton University)
Title: X-ray diffraction study of phase transitions in shock-compressed minerals

Date: May 6, 2020 - 2pm
Speaker: Guoyin Shen, (HPCAT, Argonne National Laboratory)
Title: International Practical Pressure Scale (IPPS)

Date: February 27, 2020 - 11am
Speaker: Stan Tozer, (National High Magnetic Field laboratory)
Title: Pressure tuning energy scales to explore material behavior


Click HERE for a record of HPIG meetings from 2013-2019