08.30 to 9.30

Registration at the Main Entrance Hall


Monday February 6, General Session, Auditorium

09.00 to 09.30

Welcome to the ESRF, by Sine Larsen, Director of Research

09.30 to 10.30

Machine presentation by Jean Luc Revol, Machine Division

Coffee Break
11.00 to 11.45

Safety Issues by Paul Berkvens, Head of Safety

11.45 to 12.30

Tour of the ESRF 

Lunch at the ILL-ESRF Common Restaurant
14.00 - 14.45

Imaging by José Baruchel, Imaging Group

14.45 - 15.30

Scattering (Christian Riekel, Soft Condensed Matter Group)

Coffee Break
16.00 - 16.45

Diffraction (Ake Kvick, Materials Science Group)

16.45 - 17.30

Spectroscopy (Nick Brookes, X-ray Absorption and Magnetic Scattering Group)

17.40 - 18.30

Participants' Presentations

Bus Departure at the ESRF to the Museum, visit of the "Musée de Peinture" and Cocktail

(Bus back to the guesthouse at around 22.30, after the cocktail)


Tuesday February 7, Morning Parallel Sessions

Biological Programme : Session Biology and Soft Condensed Matter - Room CTB 337

08.30 to 09.10

Small-angle X-ray Scattering , by Theyencheri Narayanan - ID02 beamline

Topics: SAXS Instrumentation
Case studies: Quantitative SAXS: Micellar self-assembly in the millisecond range, colloidal microstructure near higher order glass-transition and counterion distribution in charged soft colloids.

Reference. : Narayanan, T., Synchrotron small-angle X-ray scattering, chapter 8, in Soft Matter: Scattering, Imaging and Manipulation, Vol III, Eds. R. Borsali and R. Pecora (Springer), to appear in 2006. (Preprint can be provided).

09.15 to 10.00

Photon Correlation Spectroscopy with Coherent X-rays (XPCS), by Anders Madsen - ID10A beamline

Topics: Dynamic properties of matter revealed by XPCS
Case studies: coherence properties of synchrotron radiation; speckle patterns; homodyne and heterodyne time-correlation spectroscopy with X-rays. Surface and bulk dynamics of selected soft condensed matter systems.

Madsen, A., et al, J. Sync. Rad. 12, 786 (2005)
Robert, A., et al, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 084701 (2005)
Madsen, A., et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 096104 (2004); Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 085701 (2003);
Gutt, A., et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 076104 (2003)
Thurn-Albrecht, T., et al, Phys. Rev. E 68, 031407 (2003)

Coffee Break
10.30 to 11.15

Surface and interface scattering, by Oleg Konovalov - ID10B beamline
Topics: Surface scattering instrumentation
Case studies: X-ray reflectivity: interaction of bio-membranes with C-cadherins; grazing incidence diffraction: two dimensional crystals of proteins, macromolecules and molecules; Grazing incidence diffuse scattering: liquid-gas interfaces at short length scales, elastic properties of Langmuir films

Fontaine Ph. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc., v.127, p. 512-513, (2005)
Konovalov O. et al. European Biophysics Journal, v.31, n.6, 428-437, (2002)
Martel L. et al. J. Phys. IV France V.12, 365-371, (2002)
Lenne P.F. et al. Biophysical Journal, v.79, p 496-500, (2000)
Fradin C. et al. Nature 403, 871 (2000).

11.15 to 12.00

Micro- and nano-scattering, by Christian Riekel - ID13 beamline
Topics: X-ray microfocusing instrumentation
Case studies: amyloid micro-crystal; scanning SAXS/WAXS on polymer fibre during deformation; analysis of large data sets; microdrop hydration of starch granules; nanometer-sized focal spots and nanoextension project

Riekel, C., Rep. Prog. Phys., 2000. 63: p. 233-262.
Riekel, C. and R. Davies, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 2005. 9: p. 396-403.
Riekel, C., et al., Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 2005. 15(5): p. 556-562.

12.00 - 12.30

Beamline Visit

Lunch at the ILL-ESRF Common Restaurant


Physics Programme : Session Materials Science - Room Exp.Hall 3-1-15

09.00 to 09.35
High pressure by M. Mezouar (ID27) and M. Hanfland (ID09A)
Topics: High pressure crystallographyCase studies Collection and analysis of data from samples subjected to extreme conditions of pressure and temperature.
Crichton W.A. and Mezouar M. - From phase identification to structure - In: High-Pressure Crystallography - Eds. Katrusiak A., McMillan P. - Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004 - pp. 113-130 - In: NATO Advanced Study Ins.


09.35 to 10.10
High Resolution Powder Diffraction by Michela Brunelli (ID31)
Topics: High Resolution Powder Diffraction at the ESRF
Case studies Powder Crystallography for organic and inorganic compounds: Structure solution and Refinement; In-Situ non ambient experiments and phase transitions; powder diffraction on Protein samples. Measurements of residual strain in bulk materials and surfaces.
A. N. Fitch, J. Res. Natl. Inst. Stand. Technol. 109, 133-142 (2004).
M. Brunelli, J. P. Wright, G. B. M. Vaughan, A. J. Mora, A. N. Fitch. Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 42 2029-2032 (2003) .
S. Basso, A. N. Fitch, G. C. Fox, I. Margiolaki and J. P. Wright, Acta Cryst. D61, 1612- 1625 (2005).
I. Margiolaki, J. P. Wright, G. C. Fox, A. N. Fitch & R. B. Von Dreele, Acta Cryst. D61 , 423-432 (2005).
A. King, A. D. Evans, M. Preuss, P. J. Withers and C. Woodward, J Neutron Research, 12, 207-211 (2004).
Coffee Break
10.40 to 11.05

ID11 by Gavin Vaughan
Topics: 3d X-Ray Diffraction and Microfocussing For Chemistry and Materials Science
Case studies: Micro and Nano-focussing of X-rays; single crystal, powder, and multicrystal diffraction; characterisation of average structure; stochastic and local structural characterisation; time-resolved experiments
Poulsen, H.F., Juul-Jensen, D., and Vaughan, G.B.M, MRS Bull. 29(3) 166-169 (2004).

11.05 to 12.00

High energy diffraction, scattering and imaging by Veijo Honkimäki (ID15)

Topics: High energy diffraction, scattering and imaging
Case studies: stress/strain analysis using angular and energy dispersive diffraction; studies of powders and amorphous materials using 2D-detector; fast in-situ micro-tomography; studies of buried interfaces
Pyzalla, A., et al, Science 308, 92 (2005).
Martins, R. et al, Textures and microstructures 35, 145 (2003).
Di Michiel, M. et al, Rev. sci. instrum. 76, 43702 (2005).
Reichert, H. et al, Nature 408, 839 (2000)

11.40 to 12.05

Molecular dynamics by Michael WULFF (ID09B)
Topics: Time resolved diffraction
Case studies: Chemical reactions in solution and in crystals; SAXS/WAXS on proteins in solution. Instrumentation for single-pulse experiments.

A. Plech, PRL, 92, 12, 125505, (2004).
H. Ihee, Science, 309, 1223-1227, (2005).
J. Davidsson, PRL 94, 245503, (2005).
P. Sondhauss, PRL 94, 125509, (2005).

12.05 - 12.30

Beamline Visit



Tuesday February 7, afternoon, Users' Meeting programme

Users' Meeting Dinner at the ESRF Common Restaurant, at 20.00 (For registered participants only)



Wednesday February 8, morning, Users' Meeting programme


Wednesday February 8, Afternoon Parallel Sessions

Biological Programme : Session X-ray Imaging - Room Exp.Hall 3-1-15

14.00 to 14.15

Medical applications of SR
Speaker Alberto BRAVIN - ID17 beamline
Topics: medical imaging, radiotherapy, beamline description, discussion

14.20 to 14.50

Microspectroscopy beamlines ID21 and ID22
Speaker Jean SUSINI - ID21-22 beamlines
Topics: microfluorescence, microdiffraction, microXANES, … + description of the Bls & IR end station

14.55 to 15.20

Microtomography on ID15, ID17, ID19, ID22 and BM05
Speaker Peter CLOETENS - ID19 and ID22NI beamlines
Topics: absorption and phase contrast imaging devices, examples

15.25 to 15.40

Diffraction Topography
Speaker Jürgen HÄRTWIG - ID19 and Optics Group
Topics: white and monochromatic beam Bragg imaging of single crystals


Coffee Break
16.30 - 18.00

Beamlines Visit (BM05, ID19, ID17, BMF, ID21, ID22)

Satellite Workshop on Dynamic Phenomena in Soft Matter

18.00 to 19.30 on the Mezzanine, Poster Session with Aperitif

Free evening


Physics Programme

Session High Resolution and Resonance Scattering - Room CTB 500

14.00 to 14.15

Introduction to the group by R Rüffer

14.15 to 15.00

Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy by P.Glatzel and G. Vanko

15.00 to 15.45

Inelastic X-ray Scattering by A. Bossak

Coffee Break
16.15 - 17.00

Nuclear Resonance Scattering by I. Sergueev

17.00 - 17.30

Beamline Visit


Satellite Workshop on Dynamic Phenomena in Soft Matter

18.00 to 19.30 on the Mezzanine, Poster Session with Aperitif

Free evening


Thursday February 9th, Morning Parallel Sessions

Biological Programme : Macromolecular Crystallography- Room CIBB-214

09.00 - 09.30

MX Beamlines at the ESRF by Joanne McCarthy.

09.30 - 10.00

Phasing Macromolecular Structures by Sean McSweeney

10.00 - 10.15

Online Spectroscopy by John McGeehan (EMBL)

Coffee Break
10.45 - 11.15

Radiation Damage by Martin Weik (IBS)

10.00 - 10.15

Remote Data Collection by Xavier Thibault

11.15 - 12.00

Structure and Function of NikR from H.pylori by Cyril Dian

Lunch at the ILL-ESRF Common Restaurant


Physics Programme : Session Surfaces and Interfaces- Room CTB 500

08.30 - 09.00

Surface science at ESRF - Introduction to the SIS group by Joerg Zegenhagen

09.00 - 09.30

X-ray standing waves and spectroscopy by Joerg Zegenhagen [or Tien-Lin Lee] - ID32
Topics: X-ray standing waves combined with X-ray photoelectron and fluorescence spectroscopy
Case studies: Element specific and chemical specific structure of adsorbates on surfaces; imaging the structure of adsorbates and thin films (e.g. YBa2Cu3O7 on SrTiO3); how to "localise" valence electrons.
J. Zegenhagen, Surface Science Reports 18, 1993, 199-271.
"X-ray Standing Waves", Synchrotron Radiation News, May/June 2004, Vol. 17, No. 3, pa. 2 - 53.
J. Zegenhagen, Surface Science 554, 2004, 77-79

Coffee Break
10.00 - 10.30

Surface diffraction by Roberto Felici - ID03 beamline
Topics: Introduction to surface crystallography theory.
Case studies: Fullerene on metal surfaces, beyond UHV environment: catalysis studies and solid-liquid interfaces case, characterization of dynamics processes at surfaces: growth, reactions, self-aggregation.
C, Vericat, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 075506 (2003).
C. Boragno, et al., Phys. Rev. B 68, 094102 (2003)
M.Pedio, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 (2000) 1040
R. Felici, et al., Nature Materials, 4 (2005) 688
M.D. Ackermann, ESRF highlights, in press.

10.30 - 11.00

Nanostructures in the light of synchrotron radiation by Till Metzger - ID01 beamline
Topics: nanostructures, Grazing incidence techniques combined with anomalous scattering
Case studies: Ge/Si quantum dots, microdiffraction on individual nanostructures

J. Stangl, et al. Rev. Mod. Phys. 76, 725 (2004).
T.H. Metzger, et al., C.R.Physique 6 , 47 (2005)
T.U. Schülli et al, Phys.Rev.Lett. 90, 066105 (2003)
A. Malachias et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 176101 (2003)
M. Schmidbauer, "X-ray diffuse scattering from self-organized mesoscopic semiconductor structures; Springer tracts in modern physics 199, Springer (2004)

11.00 - 11.20

In-situ surface diffraction by Gilles Renaud - BM32 beamline
Topics: GISAXS and GIXD during growth of nanostructures; self-organized growth of nanoparticles on surfaces.
Case studies: self-organized growth: Co/Au(111); co/Au(788); Co/Ag/MgO(001); Ni/CoO(001)/Ag(001); Ge/ on nanopatterned Si(001) substrates…
G. Renaud, et al. Science 300, 1416 (2003)
F. Leroy, G. Renaud, A. Letoublon, R. Lazzari, C. Mottet, J. Goniakowski, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 185501 (2005).
G. Renaud, Surface Science Reports 32, Nos. 1 et 2, 1-90 (1998).

11.20- 11.40

Surface and buried Interface studied by synchrotron X-ray radiation
by German R. Castro - BM25 beamline
Topics: Multilayer thins films, Surface X-ray diffraction combined with Hard X-ray photoemission spectroscopy
Case studies: Al2O3 thin films grown on alloys surface; La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 thin films grown on SrTiO3 correlation between atomic structure and magneto-transport properties, Amino acids copper (II) complexes in-situ studies of sample solution/crystallization.
Torrelles, X. et al., Surface Science 487 (2001) 97-106
De Andrés, et al., Applied Physics Letters 83 (2003) 713-715
J. Rubio-Zuazo, et al., Physica B 357 (2005) 159-164
J.R. Rubio-Zuazo and G.R. Castro,Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A547 (2005) 64-72
Bikondoa, O. et al. Physical Review B72 (2005) 195430 -38

11.50 - 12.30

Beamline Visit

Lunch at the ILL-ESRF Common Restaurant


Thursday afternoon, February 9th, Parallel Sessions

Biological Programme : Partnership on structural Biology - Room CIBB-214

13.30 - 13.40

Introduction to PSB by Ed Mitchell

13.40 - 14.00

Thierry Vernet (IBS)
"En route towards structures: the RoBioMol platform of protein production"

14.00 - 14.20

Darren Hart (EMBL)
"Library-based construct screening for soluble protein expression"

14.20 - 14.00

Trevor Forsyth (ILL)
"Labelling proteins by deuteration: Optimising neutron diffraction and scattering"

14.40 - 15.00

Josan Marquez (EMBL)
"High-throughput crystallisation"

Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.00

Beamline visit


Physics Programme : X-ray absorption & Magnetic scattering - Room CTB 500

14.00 - 14.20

Polarisation Dependent Soft X-ray Spectroscopy (ID08) by N. Brookes
Topics: Soft X-ray magnetic circular dichroism, soft X-ray magnetic scattering, soft X-ray resonant inelastic scattering, photoelectron spectroscopy, Photon energy range 0.4 -1.4 keV. Magnetism.

14.25 - 14.45

Circular Polarisation Beamline (ID12) by A. Rogalev
Topics: Polarization-dependent X-ray absorption and excitation spectroscopies in the photon energy range 2.0 to 20 keV . Magnetism.

14.50 - 15.10

Magnetic Scattering Beamline (ID20) by L. Paolasini
Topics: Electronic and magnetic properties of solids e.g. magnetic, charge and orbital ordering.

Coffee Break
15.30 - 16.05

X-ray absorption and Dispersive EXAFS Beamlines (BM29 & ID24) by S. Pascarelli
Topics: X-ray absorption studies, time resolved EXAFS, EXAFS under extreme conditions, combined time resolved UV/IR/EXAFS chemical studies. Magnetism.

16.05 - 17.25

Beamline Visit


17.30 to 18.30, CIBB

All participants for the General Concluding session by Sine LARSEN

Free evening