Tuesday 9 December 2008

10:00 Visit ESRF beamlines
14:00 Continuation of beamline visits


Wednesday 10 December 2008

10:00 Visit ESRF Optics group laboratories
14:00 Visit ILL (Institute Laue Langevin) and Neutron Optics laboratories


Thursday 11 December 2008

Oral Presentations & Discussions

09:00 09:05 Welcome
  E. Ziegler (ESRF)
09:05 09:45 General review of the ISTC project #3124 "Development of novel approaches in x-ray optics and x-ray methods to study matter"
  I.Kozhevnikov (Institute of Crystallography, Moscow)
09:45 10:15 Coffee Break
Session 1
10:15 10:40 X-ray tomography with the use of laboratory X-ray source
  V. Asadchikov (Institute of Crystallography, Moscow)
10:40 11:05 Variation of the spatial coherence of X-ray beam after reflection from crystals and multilayer mirrors
  V.Bushuev (Moscow State University)
11:05 11:30 X-ray Talbot Interferometry
  T. Weitkamp (ESRF)
11:30 14:00 Lunch
Session 2
14:00 14:20 Simulation and optimization of soft x-rays focusing by axially symmetrical mirrors
  V.Politov (Russian Federal Nuclear Center)
14:20 14:40 Development of thermoplastic deformation technique for x-ray concentrator fabrication
  N.Phaiko (Russian Federal Nuclear Center)
14:40 15:00 Soft X-ray calibration setup RKK-1-100
  O.Gilev (Russian Federal Nuclear Center)
15:00 15:20 Aberrations in curved multilayer optics
  J-P. Guigay (ESRF)
15:20 15:40 On-line mirror surfacing
  L. Peverini (ESRF)
15:40 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 17:30 Discussions


Friday 12 December 2008

Oral Presentations & Discussions

Session 3
10:00 10:25 X-ray study of roughness with the use of laboratory x-ray source
  V.Asadchikov (Institute of Crystallography, Moscow)
10:25 10:50 X-ray and AFM studies of anisotropic surfaces of sapphire and garnet crystals
  B.Roshchin (Institute of Crystallography, Moscow)
10:50 11:20 Coffee Break
Session 4
11:20 11:45 Development of multilayer optics at ESRF
  C. Morawe (ESRF)
11:45 12:10 Neutron optics
  T. Bigault (Institute Laue Langevin)
12:10 12:35 Wide-band KB optics for spectro-microscopy applications
  E. Ziegler (ESRF)
12:35 14:00 Lunch
14:00 17:00 Discussions on joint experiments and future collaborations including
  Coffee Break    (15:30 - 16:00)
  Measurements of spatial coherence of synchrotron radiation
  Study of variation of the spatial coherence function after reflection from crystals and multilayer mirrors
  In-situ study of thin film growth and erosion
  Design, practical fabrication and experimental characterisation of wideband and narrowband multilayer mirrors for synchrotron radiation beamlines
  Problems of nanofocusing (design, fabrication techniques, metrology issues)
  Upcoming ISTC projects
  Organisation of International Seminar on X-ray optics in Russia in 2010
19:30 Dinner in Town