XRM2005 (The 8th International Conference on X-ray Microscopy)
26(Tue) - 30(Sat), July 2005 at Egret Himeji, Japan

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Poster session (I)  --   26 Tuesday   14:00 - 16:00
Poster session (II)  --   27 Wednesday   14:00 - 16:00
Poster session (III)  --   28 Thursday   14:00 - 16:00
Post-deadline Poster
Invited talks and oral presentations(pdf)    All (6.0MB)
Poster session (I) - 26 Tuesday   All(6.1MB)
Poster session (II) - 27 Wednesday
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Poster session(III) - 28 Thursday  All(3.4MB)
Post-deadline Poster All(2.6MB)

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  Tuesday July 26, 2005 
9:00 - 9:30
Opening Ceremony

SESSION I: Instrumentation 1
Chair Chris Jacobsen (Stony Brook Univ., USA)
9:30 - 10:00
Weilun Chao (CXRO, LBNL, USA) IT1
Zone Plate Microscopy to sub-15 nm Spatial Resolution with XM-1 at the ALS
10:00 - 10:30
Jean Susini (ESRF, France) IT2
X-ray micro-analysis activities at the ESRF

10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 11:30
Hwa Shik Youn (Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Korea) IT3
Phase Contrast Hard X- ray Microscopy with the Spatial Resolution better than 100 nm
11:30 - 12:00
Tolek Tyliszczak (LBNL, USA) IT4
High Spatial Resolution Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopes at the Advanced Light Source
12:00 - 12:30
Burkhard Kaulich (ELETTRA, Italy) IT5
TwinMic - A European Twin X-ray Spectromicroscopy Station

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch & Registration

14:00 -16:00
Poster Session I

SESSION II: Instrumentation 2
Chair Yasushi Kagoshima (Univ. Hyogo, Japan)
16:00 - 16:20
Christoph Rau (APS, USA) CT1
A full-field KB-FZP microscope for hard X-ray imaging with sub-100 nm resolution
16:20 -16:40
Masato Hoshino (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan) CT2
Development of a soft X-ray microscope with Wolter mirrors for the observation of biological specimens in the atmospheric state
16:40 - 17:00
Per A. C. Jansson (Royal Institute of Technology/Albanova, Sweden) CT3
Table-Top X-ray Microscopy
17:00 - 17:20
Christian G. Schroer (HASYLAB at DESY, Germany) CT4
Hard X-Ray Nanoprobe with Refractive X-Ray Lenses

17:20 - 17:40

SESSION III: Instrumentation 3
Chair Mau-Tsu Tang (National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan)
17:40 - 18:00
Nagao Kamijo (Kansai Medical Univ., Japan) CT5
Practical use of quasi-kinoform zone plate: Towards high-efficiency microbeam for hard/high-energy x-rays
18:00 - 18:20
Hyon Chol Kang (Center for Nanoscale Materials, ANL, USA) CT6
Multilayer Laue lens for hard x-ray nano-focusing optics
18:20 - 18:40
Hidekazu Mimura (Osaka Univ., Japan) CT7
Hard X-ray diffraction-limited nanofocusing with unprecedentedly accurate mirrors
18:40 -19:00
Vitaly Aristov (Institute of Microelectronics Technology, Russia) CT8
Status and recent developments of microfocusing optics in IMT RAS

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  Wednesday July 27, 2005 

SESSION IV: Instrumentation 4
Chair David Attwood (Univ. of California, USA)
9:00 - 9:20
Hans M Hertz (Royal Institute of Technology/Albanova, Sweden) CT9
High-brightness liquid-metal-jet-anode electron-impact hard x-ray source
9:20 - 9:50
Hiroaki Nishimura (Osaka Univ. Japan) IT6
Development of high-average power extreme ultra violet source by laser produced plasmas
9:50 - 10:20
Jörg Maser (APS, USA) IT7
Hard X-ray Microscopy at the Advanced Photon Source

10:20 - 11:00

11:00 - 11:30
Peiping Zhu (Beijing Synchrotron Radiation Facility, China) IT8
Recent Developments on the X-ray Phase Contrast Imaging and CT in BSRF
11:30 - 12:00
Stefan Rehbein (BESSY, Germany) IT9
Volume zone plate development at BESSY
12:00 - 12:30
Mau-Tsu Tang (National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan) IT10
Hard X-ray Microscopy with sub-30 nm Spatial Resolution in Taiwan

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch & Registration

14:00 -16:00
Poster Session II

SESSION V: Instrumentation 5
Chair Ian McNulty (APS, USA)
16:00 - 16:20
Hironari Yamada (Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan) CT10
Portable Synchrotron Hard X-ray Source "MIRRORCLE-6X" for X-ray Imagings
16:20 -16:40
Graeme R Morrison (King's College, United Kingdom) CT11
A fast-readout CCD system for configured-detector imaging in STXM
16:40 - 17:00
Stephen W Wilkins (CSIRO, Australia) CT12
Quantitative X-ray Phase-Contrast Microscopy and Microtomography Using An SEM
17:00 - 17:20
Diane Eichert (ESRF, France) CT13
Contribution of X-ray Microscopy to Bone Mineral Studies

17:20 - 17:40

SESSION VI: Applications 1
Chair Jean Susini (ESRF, France)
17:40 - 18:00
Wolfgang Ludwig (GEMPPM - INSA de Lyon, France) CT14
A deep look into polycrystals: X-ray diffraction contrast tomography
18:00 - 18:20
Zhonghou Cai (APS, USA) CT15
Observation of Anisotropic Disorientation Grain Boundaries in Sn2O3 Nanobelts Using X-Ray Nanodiffraction
18:20 - 18:40
Hiroyuki Toda (Toyohashi Univ. of Technology, Japan) CT16
3D Internal Strain Mapping by Tracking Microstructural Features in Tomographic Volumes of Structural Materials
18:40 -19:00
Marine Cotte (ESRF, France) CT17
Ancient cosmetics and painting analysed by combination of complementary microanalysis techniques

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  Thursday July 28, 2005 

SESSION VII: Applications 2
Chair Hiroshi Kihara (Kansai Medical Univ., Japan)
9:00 - 9:30
Carolyn A Larabell (Univ. California, San Francisco, USA) IT11
Biological Nano-Tomography
9:30 - 10:00
Rainer H Fink (Univ. Erlangen, Germany) IT12
Optimizing Organic Thin Films from Microspectroscopic Analysis
10:00 - 10:30
Kuniko Takemoto (Kansai Medical Univ., Japan) IT13
Micro XANES Study on Vanadium in Living Blood Cells of Ascidians by Fluorescence Scanning X-Ray Microscopy at ESRF ID21 Beamline

10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 11:30
Adam P Hitchcock (McMaster Univ., Canada) IT14
In situ STXM: Studies of Wet Electrochemical Systems under Potential Control
11:30 - 12:00
Enju Lima (Stony Brook Univ., USA) IT15
Coherent imaging of biological samples: yeast cells
12:00 - 12:20
Peter Guttmann (Univ. Göttingen c/o BESSY, Germany) CT18
X-ray microscopy studies of electromigration in integrated circuits

12:20 - 14:00

14:00 -16:00
Poster Session III

SESSION VIII: Applications 3
Chair Peter Fischer (CXRO, LBNL, USA)
16:00 - 16:20
Hendrik Ohldag (Stanford Univ., USA) CT19
Dichroism Soft X-ray Absorption Spectromicroscopy and Antiferromagnetic Surface and Interfaces
16:20 -16:40
Christoph Quitmann (Paul Scherrer Institute, SLS, Swiss) CT20
Time-resolved imaging of magnetic excitations in micro-particles using X-Ray microscopy
16:40 - 17:00
Kanta Ono (KEK, Japan) CT21
Hard x-ray spectromicroscopy using photoelectron emission microscope
17:00 - 17:20
Shih Chieh Wang (National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Taiwan) CT22
X-Ray Absorption Spectromicroscopic Analysis of Functionalized Pattern Surface
17:20 - 17:40

SESSION IX: Applications 4
Chair Adam P Hitchcock (McMaster Univ., Canada)
17:40 - 18:00
Harald Ade (North Carolina State Univ., USA) CT23
X-ray Linear Dichroism Microscopy of Crystalline Short Chain Alkanes and Semi-crystalline Polyethylene Thin Films
18:00 - 18:20
George J Flynn (Stony Brook Univ., USA) CT24
Organic Analysis of Extraterrestrial Materials at the Sub-Micron Scale
18:20 - 18:40
Juergen Thieme (Univ. of Goettingen, Germany) CT25
Speciation of sulphur in soils
18:40 -19:00
Nobuyuki Kitajima (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan) CT26
Distribution and XANES of Arsenic in Root of Hyperaccumulator Fern (Pteris vittata L.) measured by μ-SR-XRF analysis

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  Friday July 29, 2005 

SESSION X: Methods and novel approaches 1
Chair Maya P. Kiskinova (ELETTRA, Italy)
9:00 - 9:30
Benjamin Hornberger (Stony Brook Univ., USA) IT16
Combined Differential Phase Contrast Imaging and Fluorescence Trace Element Mapping at the Advanced Photon Source
9:30 - 10:00
Luca Gregoratti (ELETTRA, Italy) IT17
The Scanning Photoemission Microscope at Elettra: recent results and developments
10:00 - 10:30
Eva Pereiro-López (ESRF, France) IT18
X-ray projection microscopy to investigate liquid Ga penetration in Al bicrystals

10:30 - 11:00

11:00 - 11:30
Peter Fischer (CXRO, LBNL, USA) IT19
Achievements and perspectives of magnetic soft X- ray transmission microscopy
11:30 - 12:00
Wenbing Yun (Xradia, USA) IT20
Sub-10 nm X-ray Microscopy: Status and Pathways
12:00 - 12:20
Hermann Stoll (Max Planck Institute, Germany) CT27
100ps Time-Resolved Magnetic X-ray Microscopy - Techniques and Applications

12:20 - 14:00

SESSION XI: Methods and novel approaches 2
Chair Graeme R Morrison (King's College, United Kingdom)
14:00 - 14:20
Malcolm R Howells (ALS, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA) CT28
Coherent x-ray diffraction microscopy: fundamental and technical limits
14:20 -14:40
David Paterson (APS, USA) CT29
Characterization of medium-range order in noncrystalline systems by fluctuation x-ray microscopy
14:40 - 15:00
Ivan A Vartanyants (HASYLAB at DESY, Germany) CT30
Coherent X-ray Diffraction on Nano-size Objects
15:00 - 15:20
Yoshinori Nishino (SPring-8/RIKEN, Japan) CT31
Hard X-ray Diffraction Microscopy at SPring-8
15:20 - 15:40
Chris Jacobsen (Stony Brook Univ., USA) CT32
Spectromicroscopy analysis: clustering, error-finding, and interpreting

15:40 - 16:00

SESSION XII: Methods and novel approaches 3
Chair Hyun Joon Shin (Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Korea)
16:00 - 16:20
Christian David (Paul Scherrer Institute, Swiss) CT33
Quantitative phase imaging and tomography with polychromatic x-rays
16:20 -16:40 Ian McNulty (APS, USA) CT34
Nanometer-scale x-ray holography with 1-2 keV x-rays
16:40 - 17:00 Ulrich Vogt  (Royal Institute of Technology/Albanova, Sweden) CT35
Soft x-ray phase-sensitive imaging with diffractive optical elements
17:00 - 17:20
Takahisa Koyama (Univ. of Hyogo, Japan) CT36
Hard X-ray Micro-Interferometer for High-Spatial-Resolution Phase Measurement

17:20 - 18:00
Election for next meeting

18:00 - 18:20

18:20 - 19:00
Leave for Banquet

19:00 - 22:00

Return to Egret

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  Saturday July 30, 2005 

SESSION XIII: Methods and novel approaches 4
Chair Harald Ade (North Carolina State Univ., USA)
9:00 - 9:30
Stefan Heim (BESSY, Germany) IT21
Novel X-ray Microscopes for 3-D and fs-imaging at BESSY
9:30 - 10:00
Keith A Nugent (Univ. of Melbourne, Australia) IT22
X-ray Image Reconstruction using the Transport of Intensity Equation
10:00 - 10:30
Stefano Marchesini (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA) IT23
Coherent Imaging: Materials Science

10:30 - 11:00

SESSION XIV: Closing Ceremony
Chair Yoshio Suzuki (SPring-8/JASRI, Japan)
Sadao Aoki (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)
11:00 - 11:30
Werner Meyer-Ilse Award

11:30 - 12:00
Closing Ceremony
Conference Summary by Janos Kirz

12:00 - 12:30
Remark by Next Conference Host
Bus to SPring-8

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch at SPring-8

14:00 - 17:00
SPring-8 Site Tour

Return to Himeji City