MLZ Conference: Neutrons for Energy

from Monday, 18 July 2016 (11:00) to Friday, 22 July 2016 (14:00)
Hotel Wyndham Grand Axelmannstein, Bad Reichenhall, Germany

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
18 Jul 2016
19 Jul 2016
20 Jul 2016
21 Jul 2016
22 Jul 2016
Registration (until 12:30) ()
Session III: Batteries 1 (Chair: Michael Hofmann) (until 10:30) ()
08:40 Neutron Depth Profiling: A challenging new method to in situ monitor Lithium in solid-state Li-ion batteries - Prof. Peter H.L. Notten (Eindhoven University of Technology)   ()
09:30 Lithium-Ion Batteries monitored by Neutrons - Martin Muehlbauer (Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU))   ()
09:50 Ionic diffusion in battery cathods, e.g. Na0.7CoO2 - Dr Fanni Juranyi (Paul Scherrer Institute)   ()
10:10 Looking non-destructively at the aging mechanisms in commercial LiFePO4//C 18650 cells with neutron diffraction and electrochemistry - Neelima Paul   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
Session IV: Photovoltaics (Chair: Henrich Frielinghaus) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Hybrid halide perovskite solar cells, disorder, and the dynamics of methyl ammonium ions - Dr Piers Barnes (Imperial College London)   ()
11:50 Crystal structure and point defect characteristics of quaternary compound semiconductors by neutron diffraction. - Dr Galina Gurieva (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin)   ()
12:10 Inelastic Neutron Scattering on Colloidal Nanocrystal Solids: Understanding the Importance of Surfaces - Prof. Vanessa Wood (ETH Zurich)   ()
Session VIII: Batteries & Fuel Cells (Chair: Werner Lehnert) (until 10:30) ()
08:40 Operando Diffraction During Li Battery Operation using Neutron and Synchrotron X-Ray Radiations - Dr Jean-Noël Chotard (Laboratoire de Réactivité et Chimie des Solides)   ()
09:30 Enhancing electrolysis performance of perovskite-type electrodes by polarization-driven exsolution of metallic catalyst particles: A synchrotron-based in-situ XRD and XPS study of near-surface chemistry - Alexander Opitz (TU Wien)   ()
09:50 Operando Neutron Radiography Analysis of High-Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Based on Phosphoric Acid Doped PBI membrane by Using Hydrogen-Deuterium Contrast Method - Mr Yu Lin (Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
10:10 Neutron and X-ray Diffraction Studies of BaCe0.85Y0.15O2.925 for Application in Innovative Design of Fuel Cell - Dr Kiril Krezhov (INRNE-BAS)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
Session VII: Catalysis (Chair Mikhail Feygenson) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Industrial applications of neutron scattering in catalysis - Dr Peter Albers (Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH)   ()
11:50 Investigating guest selectivity and dynamics in porous framework materials using in situ neutron scattering and computational approaches - Josie Auckett (The Bragg Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)   ()
12:10 Proton dynamics of phosphoric acid in the catalytic layer of gas diffusion electrodes for HT-PEFC - Dr Marina Khaneft (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
Session IX: Thermoelectrics & Magnetocalorics (Chair: Karin Schmalzl) (until 10:30) ()
08:40 Heat conduction in thermoelectric materials - Prof. Mogens Christensen (Aarhus University)   ()
09:30 Neutron scattering studies on (Mn,Fe)2(P,Si)-type magnetocaloric materials - Mr Xuefei Miao (Delft University of Technology)   ()
09:50 Inelastic neutron scattering on magnetocaloric compound MnFe$_4$Si$_3$ - Mr Nikolaos Biniskos (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, Outstation at ILL, Grenoble, France/CEA-Grenoble, INAC MEM, 38054 Grenoble, France)   ()
10:10 Phonons in the filled skutterudites under high pressure studied by nuclear inelastic scattering - Ilya Sergeev (DESY)   ()
10:30 --- Coffee Break ---
Session X: Engineering (Chair: Ralph Gilles) (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Neutron scattering contribution to understanding and development of high-temperature materials - Dr Pavel Strunz (Nuclear Physics Institute)   ()
11:50 PAS studies of neutron and hydrogen treated reactor steels - Prof. Vladimir Slugen (FEI STU Bratislava)   ()
12:10 Dependence of Ta-C precipitate stability and growth on allotropic Co-Re matrix transformation - Lukas Karge   ()
MML Session (until 10:35) ()
08:15 In-Situ investigations of the diffusion brazing process of gamma-TiAl with high energy X-ray diffraction - Katja Hauschildt (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)   ()
08:35 Metal oxide surfaces: case study on Fe3O4 - Dr Heshmat Noei   ()
08:55 Electron and soft x-ray spectroscopy of materials and interfaces for energy conversion - Prof. Clemens Heske (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) Dr Lothar Weinhardt (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)   ()
09:15 The GEMS-N Instrumental Suite and its Potential for the Characterization of Energy Related Material - Dr Sebastian Busch   ()
09:35 Pressure and temperature dependence of nuclear structure and magnetic properties in Mn4FeSi3 - Paul Hering (Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
09:55 SANS experiments on wood during pretreatment in ionic liquid/water mixtures - Dr Henrich Frielinghaus (JCNS)   ()
10:15 Structural features and proton transport of polymer electrolyte membranes for high-temperature fuel cells - Dr Oxana Ivanova (Juelich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS), Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH Outstation at MLZ)   ()
10:35 --- Coffee Break ---
MML Discussion Session (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Discussion about future developments   ()
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:50 Welcome by MLZ directors   ()
Session I: Fuel Cells 1 (Chair: Olaf Holderer) (until 15:30) ()
14:00 Neutron imaging of polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs) - Dr Pierre Boillat (Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI))   ()
14:50 Water distribution at different length scales in operando fuel cells - Dr Nicolas Martinez (SPrAM, INAC, CEA Grenoble)   ()
15:10 Evidence for hydrated channels and connected water clusters in proton conductive membranes based on sulfonated syndiotactic polystyrene - Dr Maria Maddalena Schiavone (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science - Outstation at MLZ, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany)   ()
15:30 --- Coffee Break ---
Session II: H2 Storage (Chair: Anatoliy Senyshyn) (until 17:50) ()
16:00 Exploring hydrogen and ammonia as energy storage alternatives to fossil fuels: in-situ neutron powder diffraction studies - Prof. William David (STFC)   ()
16:50 Hydrogen dynamics in defective graphene - Dr Chiara Cavallari (ESRF - European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France)   ()
17:10 Neutron scattering insight at hydrogen storage in sub-nanopores - Dr Margarita Russina (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie)   ()
18:00 --- Dinner ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
Session V: Batteries 2 (Chair: Helmut Ehrenberg) (until 15:30) ()
14:00 Developing new varieties of electrochemical cells for operando neutron diffraction investigations of lithium ion battery materials - Prof. Kristina Edström (Uppsala University)   ()
14:50 Study of Sn and Fe based electrode materials for Alkali-ion batteries by in situ Mössbauer spectroscopy - Dr Abdelfattah Mahmoud (LCIS/ GREENMAT, Institute of Chemistry B6,University of Liège, Allée de la Chimie 3, B-4000 Liège, Belgium)   ()
15:10 Neutron depth profiling, present day applications in Lithium ion batteries - Mr Tomas Verhallen (Tudelft)   ()
15:30 --- Coffee Break ---
Session V: Batteries 2a (Chair: Helmut Ehrenberg) (until 16:50) ()
16:00 Ion containing polymers for battery technology - Prof. Janna Maranas (Penn State University)   ()
Poster Session (until 19:30) ()
16:50 Battery and materials research at the diffractometer STRESS-SPEC at FRM II - Dr Michael Hofmann (Forschungs-Neutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II), Technische Universität München) Dr Weimin Gan (German Engineering Materials Centre at MLZ,Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)   ()
16:50 Crystal Structures and Thermoelectric Properties of A8Al8Si38 (A = K, Rb and Cs) - Dr Volodymyr Baran (Technische Universität München, Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz FRM-II, Lichtenbergstr. 1,85747, Garching, Germany)   ()
16:50 Determination of anodic transition metal deposition with PGAA - Stefan Seidlmayer (Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ), Technische Universität München)   ()
16:50 Dynamic and Structure of Polymer-Cellulose Composite Electrolyte for Li-ion Battery - Mr Pengfei Zhan (Penn State University)   ()
16:50 In-beam activation analysis facility at MLZ - Zsolt Revay (Physics Department, Technische Universitaet München, Germany)   ()
16:50 In-operando neutron reflectometry studies on Li incorporation and volume modification of silicon electrodes in Li-ion batteries - Mr Bujar Jerliu (Institut für Metallurgie, Robert-Koch-Straße 42, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany)   ()
16:50 In-situ tensile deformation behaviour of a high ductile Mg-RE alloy via neutron diffraction - Dr Weimin Gan (German Engineering Materials Centre at MLZ,Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht) Dr Yuanding Huang (MagIC-Magnesium Innovation Centre, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)   ()
16:50 Lithium Permeation through Ultrathin Silicon Layers measured by Neutron Reflectometry - Dr Erwin Hüger (Institute of Metallurgy, Technical University Clausthal, Germany)   ()
16:50 Low dimensional lead bromide perovskite in light emitting application – investigation on structure evolution via neutron scattering - Mr Rui Wang (Jülich Center for Neutron Science, outstation at FRM II, Lichtenbergstr. 1, 85747 Garching)   ()
16:50 Low-temperature performance of Li-ion batteries probed by high-resolution neutron diffraction and electrochemistry - Anatoliy Senyshyn   ()
16:50 MARIA – The high-intensity polarized neutron reflectometer of JCNS - Stefan Mattauch (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science JCNS, Outstation at MLZ, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
16:50 Materials for nuclear fusion examined by neutrons: Neutron computed tomography on carbon fiber composites for plasma divertors - Michael Schulz   ()
16:50 Neutron backscattering for high energy resolution spectroscopy on energy related materials - Mr Bernhard Frick (Institut Laue-Langevin)   ()
16:50 Neutron Diffraction Studies of Catalytic GaN/ZnO Nanoparticles - Dr Mikhail Feygenson (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH))   ()
16:50 Neutron diffraction study of Li diffusion in Li1+xAlxTi2-x(PO4)3 solid state lithium conductors - Mykhailo Monchak (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Applied Materials-Energy Storage Systems (IAM-ESS), Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ), Technische Universität München, Lichtenbergstr. 1, D-85748 Garching, Germany)   ()
16:50 Neutron scattering characterization of confined fluids for energy storage and environmental science - Dr Yuri Melnichenko (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S.)   ()
16:50 Neutron spin-echo spectroscopy: a tool for energy research - Dr Michael Monkenbusch (FZF, JCNS-1)   ()
16:50 Oxygen deficiency in High-Tc YBCO thin films identified by positron annihilation spectroscopy - Dr Christoph Hugenschmidt (1FRM II at Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ) und Physik Department E21, Technische Universität München, Germany)   ()
16:50 Pressure and temperature dependence of nuclear structure and magnetic properties in Mn4FeSi3 - Paul Hering (Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
16:50 Proton dynamics in high temperature polymer electrolyte fuel cell membranes - Dr Reiner Zorn (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS-1), Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, D-52425 Jülich, Germany)   ()
16:50 SANS experiments on wood during pretreatment in ionic liquid/water mixtures - Dr Henrich Frielinghaus (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
16:50 Strain Induced Martensitic Transformation in Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI) - Dr Michael Hofmann (FRM II, Technische Universität München)   ()
16:50 Structural complexity and O2- ordering in Pr2-xSrxNiO4+δ studied by single crystal neutron and x-ray diffraction - Mr Rajesh Dutta (ICMCB, UPR 9048, University Bordeaux, 33600 Pessac, France / Institut Charles Gerhardt, UMR 5253, CNRS-University Montpellier, 34095 Montpellier, France)   ()
16:50 Structural features and proton transport of polymer electrolyte membranes for high-temperature fuel cells - Dr Oxana Ivanova (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS), outstation at MLZ, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
16:50 Study of magnetocaloric materials in the system Mn$_{2-x}$M$_x$Sb (M=Fe, Co) - Mr Mamuka Chikovani (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science/Peter Grünberg Institut-4, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany)   ()
16:50 T-dependent structural studies of the oxygen ion conductor Pr1.5Sr0.5NiO4+d investigated by single crystal neutron diffraction - Mr Sumit Maity (Laboratory for Neutron Scattering and Imaging, Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.)   ()
16:50 The GEMS-N Instrumental Suite and its Potential for the Characterization of Energy Related Material - Dr Jean-Francois Moulin (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)   ()
16:50 – Photons for Energy - Complementary Analytics - Armin Kriele   ()
12:30 --- Lunch ---
Conference Excursion and Conference Dinner (until 22:00) ()
14:45 --- Depature of bus ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
Joint Session MLZ/MML: Methods (Chair: Sebastian Busch) (until 15:50) ()
14:00 Neutron imaging techniques for the study of energy related materials, structures and processes - Dr Eberhard Lehmann (PSI)   ()
14:50 Neutron imaging applications for energy research - Michael Schulz   ()
15:10 Neutron depth profiling at the focused neutron beam of MARIA: towards studies of Li kinetics in all solid state batteries. - Dr Egor Vezhlev (Jülich Centre for Neutron Science, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH)   ()
15:30 Neutron Imaging of Complex Metal Hydrides - Martin Müller (Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht)   ()
15:50 --- Coffee Break ---
Poster Session (until 17:30) ()
18:00 --- Dinner ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---