Day 1 – 18 June 2008



9:00 Registration ESRF Hall central building
9:50 Welcome (10 min)
David Nicholson (SNX Foundation & Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
10:00 Introduction to Raman Scattering (25 min)
Jens Kreisel (Laboratoire Matériaux et Génie Physique, Grenoble Institute of Technology, MINATEC)
10:25 Experimental opportunities, examples and equipment available for combined in-situ studies at SNBL (35 min)
Wouter van Beek
11:00 Coffee (30 min)
11:30 Raman-assisted X-ray crystallography for the analysis of biomolecules  (25 min)
Dominique Bourgeois
(Institut de Biologie Structurale, CNRS/CEA/UJF & ESRF)
11:55 Simultaneous µRaman spectroscopy and X-ray µDiffraction at ID13 ESRF (25 min)
Richard Davies
12:20 New imaging techniques in Raman spectroscopy - Defining new standards for high speed image data acquisition (25 min)
KPJ Williams, M Belleil
(Renishaw plc, Spectroscopy Products Division)
12:45 Sandwich lunch (75 min)
14:00 In situ simultaneous Raman high resolution X-ray powder diffraction study of transformations occurring in materials at non ambient conditions (25 min)
Marco Milanesio
(Università del Piemonte Orientale "Amedeo Avogadro")
14:25 Structure and Dynamics of water in confined pores - dehydration effects in natural zeolites (25 min)
Dewi Lewis
(University College London, Chemistry)
14:50 In situ and ex situ Raman studies on LiBH4 and related compounds (25 min)
Hans Hagemann
(Département de chimie physique, Université de Genève)
15:15 Coffee (30 min)
15:45 The effect of high-pressure on functional ABO3 perovskite-type oxides (25min)
Jens Kreisel
(Laboratoire Matériaux et Génie Physique, Grenoble Institute of Technology, MINATEC)
16:10 Combined X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy studies of phase transitions in crystalline amino acids at low temperatures and high pressures. Selected examples (25min)
E.V. Boldyreva
(Institute of Solid State Chemistry and Mechanochemistry SB RAS, Novosibirsk
REC-008 "Molecular Design and Ecologically Safe Technologies", Novosibirsk State University)


16:35 Posters Presentations
16:40 Combined X-ray absorption and X-ray powder diffraction study on silver cluster formation in zeolites; effect of pore geometry and addition of copper (5min)
Karina Mathisen
(Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
16:45 The influence of calcination conditions on phase formation in MoVTeNbOx catalysts: A simultaneous in-situ-XRD/Raman study (5min)
M. Scheider
(Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse, Berlin)
16:50 Computer modelling of the optics of a dispersive Raman spectrometer (5 min)
M Sánchez del Río, E Haro-Poniatowski, M Picquart
16:55 The combination of EXAFS, UV-Vis and Raman spectroscopy for investigations of Homogeneous reactions (5 min)
Matthias Bauer
(Universität Stuttgart Institut für Physikalische Chemie)
17:00 Combined in-situ XRD and Raman investigations on the desorption reaction of Li-based Reactive Hydride composites(5 min) U.Bösenberg (Institute of materials Research, GKSS Research Centre Geesthacht, Max-planck-Str.I, Geesthacht)
17:05 Posters + Visit to the beamlines
20:00 Dinner, La Bastille






Day 2 – 19 June 2008




Catalysis Session


9:45 Structure-performance relationships in supported vanadia catalysts under working conditions based on complementary operando raman-GC and in situ xanes spectroscopies (45 min)
Miguel A. Bañares
(Institute for Catalysis, CSIC; Catalytic Spectroscopy Laboratory)
10:30 Combination of X-ray Absorption with Raman Spectroscopies : at the micrometer scale I (25 min)
Delphine Vantelon
10:55 Coffee (30 min)
11:25 Combination of X-ray Absorption with Raman Spectroscopies : at the macrometer scale II (25 min)
Valerie Briois
11:50 Coupled X-ray scattering and Raman spectroscopy investigations on the synthesis of Mo-based oxides at the µ-spot Beamline at BESSY (25 min)
Jorg Radnik
(Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock)
12:15 Sandwich Lunch (90 min)
13:45 High-throughput structure/function screening of materials with multiple spectroscopic techniques (25 min)
Moniek Tromp
(University of Southampton, School of Chemistry & Diamond)
14:10 Combining results from XAS, Raman, STEM and TEOM to obtain reliable information about propane dehydrogenation catalysts (25 min)
Magnus Ronning
(Department of Chemical Engineering , Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
14:35 Sensitivity enhancement and dynamic behavior analysis by Modulation Excitation Spectroscopy: The principle and applications in heterogeneous catalysis (25 min)
Atsushi Urakawa
(ETHZurich Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering)
15:00 Coffee (30 min)
15:30 Interplay between structural and electronic behavior in iron bearing silicate perovskites at conditions of Earth lower mantle: Inside from combined X-ray diffraction, Mossbauer and Raman spectroscopy, NFS, and XANES studies (25 min)
Leonid Dubrovinsky
(Bavarian Research institute of Experimental Geochemistry and Geophysics, Bayreuth).

3D mapping of reciprocal space and inelastic X-ray scattering (15 min)
Dmitry Chernyshov

16:10 Discussion
16:30 Visit to the beamline