May 6 — 9, 2015, Michigan State University


All sessions take place in the Capital I ballroom at Radisson.

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Wednesday 6-May   Session: UED/UEM and ultrafast X-ray experiments  
12:30-1:20     Registration
1:20-1:30     Welcome
1:30-2:00 Geoffrey Campbell LLNL Experiments and simulations of phase transformations at similar length and time scales
2:00-2:30 Xijie Wang SLAC Development of ultrafast diffraction and imaging at SLAC
2:30-3:00 Jason Tenboer Wisconsin-Milwaukee Making movies of biological macromolecules using time-resolved serial femtosecond crystallography
3:00-3:30 German Sciaini Waterloo  Ultrabright femtosecond electron sources for the study of ultrafast structural dynamics
3:30-4:00     Coffee break
4:00-4:30 Patrik Grychtol Colorado/JILA Bright circularly polarized soft X-Ray high harmonics for X-Ray magnetic circular dichroism.
4:30-5:00 Gilles Doumy Argonne Applications of laser streaking at X-ray free electron lasers
5:00-5:15 Zhaohan He Michigan A laser-plasma based particle accelerator for ultrafast electron diffraction applications
5:15-5:45 Chong-Yu Ruan Michigan State High-brightness beamline for ultrafast microdiffraction and imaging
5:55     Transition to bus (board at front door of Radisson)
6:00-7:30     Reception at Broad Museum
Thursday 7-May   Session: Quantum dynamics and phase transition I
8:00-8:30 Keiichiro Nasu IMSS,KEK Concepts and perspectives on photoinduced structural phase transitions
8:30-9:00 Shinichiro Iwai  Tohoku  Strong field effects on organic conductors induced by 1.5-cycle infrared light pulse 
9:00-9:30 Thomas Devereaux  Stanford/SLAC  Floquet-Bloch states and photo-Induced chiral edge modes in monolayer TMDCs 
9:30:10:00 Hermann Durr Stanford/SLAC Imaging the ultrafast spin-lattice motion during ultrafast demagnetization of ferromagnets
10:00-10:30     Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Jim Freericks Georgetown Pump/probe ARPES in electron-phonon coupled metals
11:00:11:15 Bin Hwang Michigan State Optimal ultrafast laser pulse-shaping to direct photo-induced phase transitions 
11:00:11:15 Faran Zhou Michigan State Nonequilibrium quantum dynamics in TMD materials 
11:30-11:45 Junjie Li BNL Measuring charge and orbital ordering dynamics in layered manganites 
11:45-12:00 Tatiana Konstantinova  Stonybrook/BNL  Ultrafast structural dynamics in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d under polarized photoexcitation 
12:00-2:00     Lunch break
      Session: Surfaces and nanosystems
2:00-2:30 Hrvoje Petek Pittsburgh Ultrafast photoemission microscopy: Imaging of electromagnetic fields on the femto-nano scale
2:30-3:00 Christoph Lienau Oldenburg Above-threshold ionization and wavepacket dynamics of Rydberg electros bound to their image potential in a single metallic nanostructure
3:00-3:30 Xuan Wang IOP, CAS Lattice dynamics in Au thin film and nanoparticles, and PbSe quantum dot studied by ultrafast electron diffraction
3:30-3:45 Giulia Mancini   EPFL Characterization and light-induced dynamics of alkanethiol-capped gold nanoparticles supracrystals by small-angle ultrafast electron diffraction
3:45-4:00 Sebastian Schramm Göttingen   Developing ultrafast low-energy electron diffraction
4:00-4:30     Coffee break
      Session: Quantum dynamics and phase transition II
4:30-5:00 Emanuel Gull Michigan Diagrammatic Monte Carlo for real-time propagation
5:00-5:15 Andrey Antipov Michigan Exact transient dynamics of the Anderson impurity 
5:15-5:30 Luca Piazza  EPFL  Simultaneous observation of the quantization and the interference pattern of a plasmonic near-field
6:00     Transition to bus (board at front door of Radisson)
6:30-10:00     Banquet at Michigan Princess 
Friday 8-May   Session: Electron optics and beam dynamics
8:00-8:30 Harald Rose Ulm Holographic imaging and optical sectioning in the aberration-corrected STEM
8:30-9:00 Martin Berz Michigan State End-to-End simulation of nonlinear UEM beam dynamics
9:00-9:30 Ludek Frank ISI ASCR  Ultra-low-energy SEM and STEM
9:30:10:00 Phil Duxbury Michigan State Photoemission and beam physics of space charge dominated electron bunches
10:00-10:30     Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Jie Chen SJTU Mapping transient electric fields with picosecond electron bunches
11:00:11:15 He Zhang  JLab  Traceless totally symmetric tensor based fast multipole method for space charge field calculation
11:15-11:30 Gregory Hirsch  Hirsch Scientific  Bright and durable field emission source derived from refractory-metal Taylor cones
11:30-11:45 Andreas Schroeder  Illinois-Chicago  Oriented single-crystal photocathodes: A route to high-quality electron pulses
12:00-2:00     Lunch break
      Session: UED/UEM development
2:00-2:30 Pietro Musumeci UCLA RF photoinjector based MeV electron microscopy
2:30-3:00 Dao Xiang  SJTU  MeV UED/UEM development at Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
3:00-3:30 Valery Dolgashev SLAC Attosecond diagnostics of multi-GeV electron beams using W-band deflectors
3:30-4:00 Sascha Schäfer  Göttingen   Ultrafast transmission electron microscopy based on a laser-driven Schottky field emitter 
4:00-4:30     Coffee break
      Session: Femtosecond pulse shaping and control
4:30-5:00 Josef Frisch  SLAC RF Locking of femtosecond lasers 
5:00-5:30 Marcos Dantus Michigan State Coherent control of femtosecond pulses and their applications
5:30-6:00 Thomas Weinacht Stony Brook Electronic and nuclear dynamics in strong field ionization
Saturday 9-May   Session: New horizons
8:00-8:30 Jom Luiten  Eindhoven  Ultracold and ultrafast electron beams for diffraction and microscopy
8:30-9:00 Rick Kirian Arizona State Coherent diffractive imaging methods at XFELs
9:00-9:30 Martin Centurion Nebraska Ultrafast electron diffraction from molecules in the gas phase
9:30-10:00 Renu Sharma  NIST  Development of in-situ environment cell for dynamical imaging and chemical analysis of gas-solid interactions 
10:00-10:30     Coffee break
10:30-11:00 Bryan Reed IDES (Tutorial) Modifying TEMs for high time resolution
11:00-11:15 Sergey V. Baryshev Euclid TechLabs Compact GHz device enabling stroboscopic laser-free ultrafast transmission electron microscopy
11:15-11:30 Jasper van Rens Eindhoven High quality, high repetition rate, ultrashort electron bunches generated with an RF cavity
11:30-12:00     Roundtable discussion
12:00     Closing
12:30     Transition to bus for Ford Museum