224th ACS National Meeting

Division of Analytical Chemistry

Symposium on Chemical Science Using
Synchrotron Radiation

Wednesday, August 21, 2002 
Sheraton, Boston, MA

This symposium has been organized by the Division of Analytical Chemistry and co-sponsored by the Divisions of Biological Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Education, Geochemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry as part of the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry Meeting held this year from August 18-22 in Boston, MA.

Organized by: Roland Hirsch, Office of Biological and Environmental Research, DOE

Morning Session: What is synchrotron radiation and what are its major applications?

Synchrotron radiation and its applications
Steve Dierker, Brookhaven National Laboratory 

Synchrotron radiation in the environmental sciences and geosciences
Ken Kemner, Argonne National Laboratory 

Synchrotron radiation in biochemistry and structural biology
Hazel Holden, Ivan Rayment University of Wisconsin, Madison 

Synchrotron radiation in materials science
James Taylor, University of Wisconsin, Madison 

Beyond the current generation of synchrotrons-ultrabright and ultrashort x-rays from linac-driven light sources
Keith Hodgson, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory

Afternoon Session: Synchrotron techniques and their applications

Applications of x-ray absorption spectroscopy to inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry
James Penner-Hahn, University of Michigan 

X-Ray microscopy and applications in polymer science
Harald Ade, North Carolina State University 

X-ray crystallography and applications in pharmaceutical research
Ward Smith, GlaxoSmithKline 

SWAXS in polymer and materials chemistry
Benjamin Chu, State University of New York, Stony Brook 

Advanced x-ray microbeam studies of local chemistry and structure
Gene E. Ice, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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