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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:

NOTE:  No December Meeting

Date: Monday, January 16, 2023 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: TBA
Title: TBA

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

Date: Monday, April 17, 2023 - 1pm (CDT)
Speaker: Gilberto Fabbris, (Argonne National Laboratory, XSD Division)
Title: TBA

Past meetings:

Date: Monday, November 14, 2022 - 1pm (CDT)
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: Dr. Maddury Somayazulu, (HPCAT)
Title: Superconducting super-hydrides - where theory (almost) meets experiments

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020 - 2pm (CDT)
Speaker: Dr. 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: Dr. Guoyin Shen, (HPCAT)
Title: International Practical Pressure Scale (IPPS)

Date: February 27, 2020 - 11am
Speaker: Dr. 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