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May 14 – 16, 2019
TUM Campus Garching
Europe/Berlin timezone


Tuesday, 14 May 2019

19:30 Informal gathering at the NEUWIRT restaurant, Garching city center


Wednesday, 15 May 2019

8:00     Transfer by taxi from Garching hotels (Hotel Hoyacker Hof/Hotel am Park) to     Garching research campus, Institute of Advanced Study (IAS)

8:30     registration (IAS, 4th floor)

9:00     MLZ and 2FND Directors : Welcome - Aims of the workshop

9:30 - 10:30 Presentation of Instrumentations and Projects in 2FDN

  • V. Simonet, 2FDN: Road map of French Federation of Neutron Scattering
  • S. Longeville, LLB: Focus on ESS collaborations
  • Chr. Alba-Simionesco, LLB: Focus on CANS collaborations

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 Highlights of French-German neutron works I

  • S. Combet, LLB (reflectometry, SANS)
    Dystrophin structural changes upon binding to membrane lipids: SANS and neutron reflectivity studies. »
  • O. Stockert, MPI Dresden (work on ILL-CRG):
    "New routes to quantum critical materials"
  • A. Desmedt, ISM (TOF Berlin):
     “Physical-chemistry of clathare hydrates : from astrophysics to new opportunities for energy technologies."
  • M. Gradzielski, TU-Berlin (work on SANS@LLB):
     “Investigation of the structure of micellar and microemulsion systems by means of SANS"

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 15:30 Presentation on the instrumentation and latest instrumentation projects of MLZ along the six major scientific interests at MLZ:

  • R. Gilles, MLZ  (Materials science)
    "Science of the Materials Science group"
  • H. Frielinghaus, MLZ (Soft  matter)
    “Examples of soft matter research that drive neutron instrumentation at MLZ”
  • Y. Su, MLZ: Quantum phenomena
    "At the forefront of quantum condensed matter research: challenges and opportunities for novel neutron instrumentation at MLZ"
  • A. Senyshyn, MLZ (Structure research)
    "Functional materials on atomic scale: structure research at MLZ"
  • P. Link, MLZ (Neutron methods)
     "From the neutron source to data evaluation - about neutron delivery, detection and scientific computing @ MLZ"
  •  H. Saul, TUM (Nuclear, Particle-  and Astrophysics):
    "Particle physics with (ultra-)cold neutrons at MLZ"


15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 18:30 Visit of MLZ instrumentation

19:00 Bavarian buffet and poster session (IAS, 4th floor)

22:00 Transfer by taxi to Garching hotels

Thursday, 16 May 2019

8:20 Transfer by taxi from the Garching hotels (Hotel Hoyacker Hof/Hotel am Park/Hotel König Ludwig) to Garching research campus, Institute of Advanced Study (IAS)


9:00     P. Müller-Buschbaum, Scientific Director MLZ: Vision MLZ 2030

9:30     S. Schmidt, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH:
            Vision of the German neutron landscape 2030

10:00   Marie-Hélène Mathon; French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation::
            Vision of the French neutron landscape

10:30  Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 Highlights of French-German neutron works II

  • M. Braden, University of Cologne (work at LLB and ILL-CRG):
    Neutron scattering,  the ideal tool for multiferroic and magnetoelectric materials "
  • C. Genix, L2C (SANS and NSE).
    “Structure and dynamics of polymer nanocomposites studied by X-ray and neutron scattering techniques"
  • F. Weber, KIT (work on INS@LLB, 1T/KIT)
    “Lattice dynamics at the 1T spectrometer”
  • A. Goukassov, LLB (Diffraction):
    "Polarized neutron diffraction at the LLB."

12:30   W. Petry: Conclusions (MLZ and 2FDN)


Transfer to the Airport