Seminar geomaterials: Current research topics in mineralogy and crystallography SoSe 2022

21/06/2022
 

All lectures are given in presence in seminar room IFK 310 and online from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. For questions or interest in giving a talk by yourself, please contact Fabio Manzoni.

  • 21.06.2022: Sven Wenholt (only online)
    Universität Paderborn
    “Synchrotron x-ray spectroscopy in catalysis research”
  • 14.06.2022: Dr. Andrzej Grzechnik
    Institut für Kristallographie, RWTH Aachen
    "Pressure cells for neutron scattering"
  • 17.05.2022: Fabio Manzoni, MSc
    Institut für Kristallographie, RWTH Aachen
    “Ni-Al2O3 Catalyst Prepared by Co-Precipitation Method”
    Literature:
    - Young-Woo Rhee et al., The effect of precipitants on Ni-Al2O3 catalysts prepared by a co-precipitation method for internal reforming in molten carbonate fuel cells, Catalysis Communications 26 (2012) 103-111
    - Young-Woo Rhee et al., A highly active Ni-Al2O3 catalyst prepared by homogeneous precipitation using urea for internal reforming in a molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC): Effect of the synthesis temperature, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 35 (2010) 11237-11244
  • Wednesday, 27.04.2022, 4 pm: Kai Jin
    Institut für Kristallographie, RWTH Aachen
    "Quasi-elastic Neutron Scattering of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles at 75%RH - Interfacial Diffusion DynamicsQuasi-elastic Neutron Scattering of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles at 75%RH - Interfacial Diffusion Dynamics"
  • 12.04.2022: Sabrina Thomä, MSc
    Institut für Kristallographie, RWTH Aachen
    “Magnetic Pair distribution function – a (hopefully) comprehensive introduction”
    Literature:

    - Benjamin Frandsen, Xiaohao Yang & Simon J. L. Billinge (2014), Magnetic pair distribution function analysis of local magnetic correlations, Acta Cryst., A70, 3-11; doi: 10.1107/S2053273313033081
    - Benjamin Frandsen & Simon J. L. Billinge (2015), Magnetic structure determination from the magnetic pair distribution function (mPDF): ground state of MnO, Acta Cryst., A71, 325-334; doi: 10.1107/S205327331500306X
    - Benjamin Frandsen & Simon J. L. Billinge (2016), Investigating short-range magnetic correlations in real space with the magnetic pair distribution function (mPDF), Neutron News, 27:3, 14-16; doi: 10.1080/10448632.2016.1197588