[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 24, 2013)]
[Page 58569]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-23139]



Notice of Meeting; NSF Synchrotron Subcommittee of the Advisory 
Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces the following 

Name: NSF Synchrotron Subcommittee Workshop (66)

Date and Time: October 8, 2013 8:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m.; October 9, 2013 
8:00 a.m.--11:30 a.m.

PLACE: Residence Inn, 650 N. Quincy St., Arlington, VA 22203.

Type of Meeting: Open.

Contact Person: Dr. Mary Galvin, Division Director, Division of 
Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson 
Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone: (703) 292-8562.

Purpose of Meeting: To gather information needed to advise the Division 
of Materials Research on its facilities portfolio including the role it 
and NSF should play in synchrotron science.


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

8:45 a.m.--10:15 a.m.: Overview
    1. Summary of NSF Mat 2022 report findings--Murray Gibson, 
Northeastern University
    2. Importance of materials research facilities for US research and 
economy, including the Department of Energy (DOE) role in materials 
facilities--Patricia Dehmer, DOE
    3. Biology/biomaterials talk--importance of materials research 
facilities--Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin
    4. Nanoscience/technology talk--importance of materials research 
facilities--Stephen Campbell, University of Minnesota
10:15 a.m.--10:30 a.m.: Coffee break
10:30 a.m.--12:00 p.m.: DMR facilities and materials research needs, 
funded major facilities past and present
    5. NSF DMR funded materials facilities, past accomplishments and 
future potential*
    a. Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS)--Joel Brock, 
Cornell University
    b. National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHFML)--Gregory 
Boebinger, Florida State University
12:00--1:00 p.m.: Lunch
1:00 p.m.--2:30 p.m.: DMR funded major facilities past and present
    6. NSF DMR funded materials facilities, past accomplishments and 
future potential
    a. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 
partnership--Rob Dimeo, NIST
    b. Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) at University of Wisconsin-
Madison--Tai Chiang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign General 
2:30 p.m.--3:00 p.m.: Coffee Break
3:00 p.m.--5:00 p.m.: Novel materials facilities concepts and 
opportunities and how they are currently funded in the US
    7. Future of higher harmonic light sources and their applications 
in materials science--Margaret Murnane, Joint Institute for Laboratory 
Astrophysics (JILA)
    8. Potential new light sources--overview of field, especially mid-
scale accelerator based light sources and compact light sources--Chan 
Joshi, University of California at Los Angeles
    9. Theory and Simulation of materials--what facilities or 
infrastructure is needed to advance the field faster--Peter Voorhees, 
Northwestern University
5:00 p.m.--5:45 p.m.: Community input and general open discussion

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

8:00 a.m.--10:30 a.m.: International materials facilities developments
    10. International picture--new developments in light sources--Yves 
Petroff, Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS)
    11. International picture--new developments in Transmission 
Electron Microscope (TEM) facilities--Dorte Jensen, Riso and Nigel 
Browning, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
    12. International picture--materials synthesis and 
characterization--Hard Materials--Charles Ahn, Yale University
    13. International picture--materials synthesis and 
characterization--Soft Materials--TBD
10:30--11:30 a.m.: Community input and general open discussion

     Dated: September 19, 2013.
Susanne Bolton,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23139 Filed 9-23-13; 8:45 am]