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Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture
President: Professor Antonino Zichichi


Director: Sir Tom Blundell, FRS FMedSci

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Preliminary Programme


p Introduction to HP Crystallography
E. BOLDYREVA, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirk, RU

Dynamic compression
G. COLLINS, University of Rochester, Rochester (NY), US

Theoretical topics in high-pressure
J. CONTRERAS-GARCIA, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), Paris, FR

High pressure microbiology
I. DANIEL, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lion, FR

Instrument innovations, photon sources
N. MARQUES DE SOUZA NETO, Brasilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), Campinas, São Paulo, BR

Topological Superconductivity materials
S. DEEMYAD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City (UT), US

Pressure and Equations of State
A. DEWAELE, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), Paris, FR

Phase transitions and stability, chemical stability
K. DZIUBEK, European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), Florence, IT

High magnetic fields
A. GROCKOWIAK, Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), Campinas, San Paulo, BR

Instrument innovations, neutron sources
B. HABERL, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge (TN), US

Mossbauer spectroscopy
D. HASKEL, Advanced Photon Source, ANL, Lemont (IL), US

Planetary science and minerals
Y. LEE, Yonsei Univeristy, Seoul, KR

Communicating high pressure crystallography
H. MAYNARD-CASELY, Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering (ANSTO), Sydney, AU

Instrument innovation, FELs
E. McBRIDE, Stanford Linear Accelerator (SLAC), Stanford (CA), US

Principles of HP single crystal
M. MEYER, Rigaku, Wroclaw, PL

Metal organic frameworks
S. MOGGACH, University of Western Australia, Perth, AU

M. NEWVILLE, University of Chicago and Argonne National Lab, US

Shearing, plastic deformations, strain-induced phase transitions, non-equilibrium processes
T. OHUCHI, Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University, Ehime, JP

Synchrotron techniques and laser heating
V. PRAKAPENKA, University of Chicago and Argonne National Lab, US

Principles of HP powder diffraction
C. PRESCHER, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, DE

Multi-anvil techniques
A. SANO-FURUKAWA, J-PARC Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki, JP

Materials discovery and synthesis chemistry
T. STROBEL, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington (DC), US

Diffuse scattering in high-pressure research
M. TUCKER, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge (TN), US

Inelastic Scattering
M. WILKE, Helmholtzzentrum Potsdam Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ), Potsdam, DE

HP multigrain crystallography
L. ZHANG, Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Beijing, CN

E. ZUREK, University of Buffalo, Buffalo (NY), US