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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium MM : Neutron Scattering Studies of Advanced Materials

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Xun-Li Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
Michael K. Crawford, DuPont Central Research amp; Development
Mark D. Lumsden, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
MM2: Thermoelectric and Functional Materials
Session Chairs
Bruce Gaulin
Jeffrey Lynn
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

2:30 AM - *MM2.01
Investigating Microscopic Heat Transport in Thermoelectrics with Neutron Scattering and Computer Simulations

Olivier Delaire 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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3:00 AM - MM2.02
Phonon Dumping in Thermoelectric Cu-Se Compound

Sergey Danilkin 1 Takashi Sakuma 2 Maxim Avdeev 1 Gordon Kearley 1 Mohana Yethiraj 1

1ANSTO Lucas Heights Australia2Ibaraki University Mito Japan

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3:15 AM - MM2.03
Phonon Dynamics in SnTe

Chen Li 1 Olivier Delaire 1 Xin Chen 1 David Singh 1 Andrew May 1 Jie Ma 2 Zhiting Tian 3 Gang Chen 3 Michael McGuire 1 Georg Ehlers 2 Andrew Christianson 2 Ashfia Huq 2

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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3:30 AM - *MM2.04
Resonant Scattering, Thermal Conductivity and Thermoelectric Materials

John S Tse 1

1University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Canada

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4:30 AM - MM2.05
Electronic and Structural Phenomena Underlying Large Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Effect in Heusler Ni-Mn-Ga Alloys

Abhijit Pramanick 1 Xun-Li Wang 2 Alexandru D Stoica 1 X. P Wang 3 Christina Hoffmann 1 Adam Aczel 3 Steven M Shapiro 4 Garrett E Granroth 3 Alexander I Kolesnikov 1 German D Samolyuk 5 George Malcolm Stocks 5 Yang Ren 6 Zheng Gai 7

1Oak RIdge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA2City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA4Brrokhaven National Laboratory Upton USA5Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA6Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA7Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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4:45 AM - MM2.06
Strongly Anharmonic Phonon Dynamics of Cuprite Ag2O Studied by Inelastic Neutron Scattering and First Principles Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Tian Lan 1 Chen W. Li 2 Jennifer L. Niedziela 2 Hillary Smith 1 Douglas L. Abernathy 2 George R. Rossman 3 Brent Fultz 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3California Institute of Technology PASADENA USA

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5:00 AM - MM2.07
In Situ Electrical Biasing Studies of Interfacial Magnetoelectric Coupling in LSMO-PZT Thin Film Oxide Heterostructures

Steven Richard Spurgeon 1 Ian J. McDonald 2 Esther Huang 3 Rama Vasudevan 3 Samuel E. Lofland 4 Brian J. Kirby 5 Nagarajan Valanoor 3 Mitra L. Taheri 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA2Northeastern University Boston USA3University of New South Wales Sydney Australia4Rowan University Glassboro USA5National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA

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5:15 AM - *MM2.08
Tuning Electronic and Magnetic Ground States in Correlated Electron Systems

Clarina Dela Cruz 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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MM1: Correlated Electrons
Session Chairs
Robert McQueeney
Clarina de la Cruz
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

9:30 AM - *MM1.01
The Striped Path from Correlated Insulator to High-Temperature Superconductor

John M. Tranquada 1

1Brookhaven National Lab Upton USA

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10:00 AM - *MM1.02
Magnetic Excitations in Iron Arsenide Compounds and Related Materials

Robert J McQueeney 2 1

1Iowa State University Ames USA2Ames Laboratory Ames USA

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10:30 AM - MM1.03
Separation of Antiferromagnetic Order and Superconductivity in Rare Earth-Doped Cafe2as2 under Applied Pressures

Johnpierre Paglione 1 Jeffrey Lynn 1

1University of Maryland College Park USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - *MM1.04
Recent Neutron Studies of High Temperature Superconductors

Jeffrey W Lynn 1

1NIST Gaithersburg USA

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11:45 AM - *MM1.05
Time-of-Flight Neutron Scattering from Exotic Magnetic Ground States

Bruce D. Gaulin 1

1McMaster University Hamilton Canada

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12:15 PM - MM1.06
Magnetic Properties of the New Family of Li-Based Transition Metal Sulfates

Gwenaelle Rousse 1 Marine Reynaud 2 Jean-Noel Chotard 2 Juan Rodriguez-Carvajal 3 Jean Marie Tarascon 2

1UPMC Paris France2UPJV Amiens France3ILL Grenoble France

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12:30 PM - MM1.07
Giant Atomic Displacement and the Magnetic Structure of Mn3O4 Post-Spinel

Shigeto Hirai 1 Wendy Mao 1 Ian Fisher 1 Antonio Moreira dos Santos 2

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Xun-Li Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
Michael K. Crawford, DuPont Central Research amp; Development
Mark D. Lumsden, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
MM4: Soft Materials for Energy and Other Applications I
Session Chairs
Mark Dadmun
Michael Mackay
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

2:30 AM - MM4.01
Effect of P3HT Molecular Weight on the Morphology, Miscibility and OPV Performance of P3HT:PCBM Mixtures in Organic Photovoltaics

Huipeng Chen 1 Siddharth Pradhan 2 Nikos Kopidakis 3 Mark Dadmun 1 4

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2University of Tennessee Knoxville USA3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA4Oak Ridge National Lab Oak Ridge USA

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2:45 AM - MM4.02
Diffuse Neutron Reflectometry Methodologies for Probing Nanostructure and Organization in Thin Organic Layers

Johann P de Silva 1 John F Ankner 2 Andrew Wildes 3 Mark Geoghegan 4 Michele Sferrazza 5

1Trinity College Dublin Dublin Ireland2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3Institut Laue Langevin Grenoble France4University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom5Universite libre de Bruxelles Brussels Belgium

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3:00 AM - MM4.03
Spin Echo Grazing Incidence Scattering (SERGIS) as a Tool to Study Buried Interfaces

Andrew J Parnell 1 Robert M Dalgliesh 2 Rana Ashkar 3 Alan Dunbar 4 Adam Hobson 1 Richard A L Jones 1

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2Isis Pulsed Neutron Source Didcot United Kingdom3NIST Washington USA4University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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3:15 AM - *MM4.04
Comprehensive Characterization of Energy Harvesting Polymer Nanocomposites via Neutron Scattering

Huipeng Chen 1 Wen Yin 1 Bart Stevens 3 Jim Browning 2 Jeff Peet 4 Jaime Grunlan 3 Dean Waldow 5 Mark Dadmun 1 2

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA3Texas Aamp;M College Station USA4Konarka Technologies Lowell USA5Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma USA

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4:15 AM - MM4.05
Temperature Dependent Conformation Change of Undeuterated and Deuterated Thermo-Responsive Linear-Polymer Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Using Small Angle Neutron Scattering across LCST

Kamlesh J. Suthar 1 Derrick C. Mancini 2 Lilin He 3

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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4:30 AM - MM4.06
Vapor-Contrast-Enhanced SANS for Characterization of Interlamellar Amorphous Structure in Semicrystalline Polymers

Amanda G. McDermott 1 2 Chad R. Snyder 1 Ronald L. Jones 2 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA2National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA

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4:45 AM - MM4.07
Probing the Absorption and Release of Nitroaromatic Vapors from Fluorescent Dendrimer Films for the Detection of Explosives

Paul E. Shaw 1 Hamish Cavaye 1 Simon S. Y. Chen 1 Michael James 2 3 Ian R. Gentle 1 Paul L. Burn 1

1The University of Queensland Brisbane Australia2Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Lucas Heights Australia3Australian Synchrotron Clayton Australia

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5:00 AM - *MM4.08
Neutron Scattering Studies of Polymer-Based Solar Cells

Michael E. Mackay 1 2 Hao Shen 2 Wenluan Zhang 1 Roddel Remy 1 Ngoc Nguyen 1

1University of Delaware Newark USA2University of Delaware Newark USA

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MM3: Structure Materials
Session Chairs
Xun-Li Wang
Yan Gao
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

9:30 AM - *MM3.01
Complementary Use of Neutron and Synchrotron for Characterization of Engineering Materials

Yan Gao 1

1GE Global Rsearch Centre Niskayuna USA

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10:00 AM - MM3.02
Forced Convective Drying and Gravity Driven Drainage of Wet Porous Asphalt Imaged with Neutron Radiography

Lily D. Poulikakos 1 Marjan Sedighi Gilani 3 Saba Saneinejad 2 Iwan Jerjen 5 Eberhard Lehmann 4 Peter Vontobel 4 Dominique Derome 3

1Empa Damp;#252;bendorf Switzerland2ETH Zamp;#252;rich Zamp;#252;rich Switzerland3Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Damp;#252;bendorf Switzerland4Paul Scherrer Institute Villigen Switzerland5Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Damp;#252;bendorf Switzerland

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10:15 AM - *MM3.03
Neutron Diffraction Measurement of Stress Redistribution in Parallel Seven-Wire Strands

Ismail Cevdet Noyan 1 Raimondo Betti 2 Adrian Brugger 2 Bjorn Clausen 3 Donald Brown 3 Thomas Sisneros 3

1Columbia University New York USA2Columbia University New York USA3Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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11:30 AM - *MM3.05
Combined Use of In-House Small-Angle Neutron and X-Ray Scattering for Characterizing Composition of Nano-Size Heterogeneities in Steels

Masato Ohnuma 2 1 Michihiro Furusaka 2 Hirotaka Sato 2 Rinkyo Ishida 2 Hirohisa Ohno 2

1NIMS, Japan Tsukuba-city. Ibaraki Japan2Hokkaido University Sapporo Japan

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12:00 PM - MM3.06
Detection of Helium Bubble Formation at fcc-bcc Interfaces Using Neutron Reflectometry

Abishek Kashinath 1 Peng Wang 2 Jaroslaw Majewski 2 Jon Baldwin 3 Yongqiang Wang 4 Michael Demkowicz 1

1MIT Cambridge USA2Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA3Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA4Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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12:15 PM - MM3.07
Nondestructive Evaluation of Hydrided LWR Fuel Cladding by Small Angle Neutron Incoherent Scattering of Hydrogen

Yong Yan 1 Shuo Qian 1 Ken Littrell 1 Gary L Bell 1 Lee K Plummer 1

1Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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2013-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Xun-Li Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
Michael K. Crawford, DuPont Central Research amp; Development
Mark D. Lumsden, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
MM6: Liquid and Glasses
Session Chairs
Yang Ren
Wednesday PM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

2:30 AM - MM6.01
Microscopic Origin of Non-Arrhenius Diffusion Process in Metallic Glass-Forming Liquids

Suresh Mavila Chathoth 1 Yong Qiang Cheng 2

1City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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2:45 AM - *MM6.02
Determining Order in Supercooled Metallic Liquids from X-Ray and Neutron Electrostatic Levitation Studies

Kenneth Franklin Kelton 1 Nicholas A. Mauro 1 Kevin S. Derendorf 2 Adam J. Vogt 1

1Washington University St. Louis USA2Washington University St. Louis USA

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3:15 AM - MM6.03
In-Situ Neutron Scattering Study of Crystallization Kinetics in Ternary Bulk Metallic Glasses

Si Lan 1 Jie Zhou 2 Zhaoping Lu 2 Mikhail Feygenson 3 Joerg C. Neuefeind 3 Xun-Li Wang 1

1City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Hong Kong2University of Science and Technology Beijing Beijing China3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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3:30 AM - MM6.04
Correlations between the Molecular Symmetry and the Glass Transition Temperature of a New Class of Ionic Molecular Glass

Ke Yang 1 Madhusudan Tyagi 2 Jeffrey S. Moore 3 Yang Zhang 4 1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA2National Institute for Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA4University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA

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MM5: Soft Materials for Energy and Other Applications II
Session Chairs
Janna Miranas
Vivek Prabhu
Wednesday AM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

9:30 AM - MM5.01
Neutron Scattering from Highly Resilient Polyethylene Glycol-Based Hydrogels

Erika Saffer 1 Melissa A. Lackey 2 David M. Griffin 1 Gregory N. Tew 2 Surita R. Bhatia 1 3 4

1University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst USA2University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst USA3Stony Brook University Stony Brook USA4Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA

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9:45 AM - MM5.02
The Impact of Nanoparticle Size on Polymer Dynamics in Nanocomposites

Adam Imel 1 Brad Miller 1 Wade Holly 2 Durairaj Baskaran 1 Jimmy Mays 1 2 Mark Dadmun 1 2

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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10:00 AM - MM5.03
The Use of Axisymmetric Focusing Mirrors to Transform Neutron Imaging and Scattering Instruments from Pinhole Cameras to Microscopes

Boris Khaykovich 1 Dazhi Liu 1 Mikhail V Gubarev 2 Daniel S Hussey 3 David L Jacobson 3 J. Lee Robertson 4 Muhammad Arif 3 Brian D Ramsey 2 David E Moncton 1

1MIT Cambridge USA2NASA Huntsville USA3NIST Gathersburg USA4ORNL Oak Ridge USA

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10:15 AM - MM5.04
In Situ Electrochemical Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (Esans) for Quantitative Structure and Redox Properties of Nanoparticles

Vivek Prabhu 1 Vytas Reipa 2 Peter Bonnesen 3 Adam Rondinone 3

1NIST Gaithersburg USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA3ORNL Oak Ridge USA

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10:30 AM - *MM5.05
Dynamics and Ion Mobility in Polymer Single Ion Conductors for Lithium Ion Batteries

Janna Maranas 1

1Pennsylvania State University University Park USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - MM5.06
Quantitative Analysis of Water Distribution in Ionic Block Copolymer Membranes for Alkaline Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells by Small Angle Neutron Scattering

Jenny Kim 1 Cheol Jeong 1 Sangcheol Kim 1 Chad Snyder 1 Tsung-Han Tsai 2 E. Bryan Coughlin 2 Christopher Soles 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA2University of Massachusetts at Amherst Amherst USA

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11:45 AM - MM5.07
Small Angle Neutron Scattering Study of Moisture-Induced Structural Changes in Pinus Taeda

Nayomi Z Plaza Rodriguez 1 2 Qian Shuo 3 William T Heller 3 Sai Venkatesh Pingali 3 Joseph E Jakes 2

1Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA2US Forest Service - Forest Products Laboratory Madison USA3Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge USA

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12:00 PM - *MM5.08
SANS and SAXS Studies of DNA-Templated Silver Nanoclusters

Sunil Sinha 1 Hongyu Guo 1 Jennifer Martinez 2 Andrew Shreve 3 Jaswinder Sharma 2

1University of California, San Diego La Jolla USA2Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA3University of New Mexico Albuquerque USA

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2013-12-05   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Xun-Li Wang, City University of Hong Kong
Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
Michael K. Crawford, DuPont Central Research amp; Development
Mark D. Lumsden, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
MM7: Energy Storage Materials
Session Chairs
Bill David
Suresh Chathoth
Thursday AM, December 05, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Room 110

9:30 AM - MM7.01
Oxygen Mobility and Lattice Dynamics in Sr2Fe2O5 and Ca2Fe2O5 Brownmillerites

Sergey Danilkin 1 Chris Ling 2 Josie Auckett 2

1ANSTO Lucas Heights Australia2University of Sydney Sydney Australia

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9:45 AM - *MM7.02
Battery Analysis Using Neutron- and Synchrotron- Beam Aided Analysis at RISING Project

Hajime Arai 1 Masao Yonemura 2 Kazuhiro Mori 3 Takashi Kamiyama 2 Toshiharu Fukunaga 3 Yohei Onodera 3 Akio Mitsui 1 Takahiro Naka 1 Makoto Morishima 1 Hidetaka Sugaya 1 Hideyuki Komatsu 1 Yuki Orikasa 4 Yoshihisa Ishikawa 2 Sulistyanintyas Dyah 1 Yoshiharu Uchimoto 4 Zempachi Ogumi 1

1Kyoto University Uji Japan2High Energy Accelerator Research Organization Tokai Japan3Kyoto University Kumatori Japan4Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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10:15 AM - *MM7.03
Battery Materials Exploration with Neutrons and Synchrotron X-Rays

Yang Ren 1 Zonghai Chen 2

1Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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11:15 AM - MM7.04
Diffraction-Resistance Measurements: Simultaneous Investigation of Structure, Magnetism and Transport Properties

Anthony V. Powell 1 Erinc Engin 2 Stephen Hull 3

1University of Reading Reading United Kingdom2Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh United Kingdom3STFC Didcot United Kingdom

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11:30 AM - MM7.05
In Situ and Ex Situ Powder Neutron Diffraction Studies of Praseodymium Nickelates and Praseodymium Nickelate - Scandia Stabilised Zirconia Composites

Ryan D. Bayliss 1 Miguel A. Laguna-Bercero 2 Stephen J. Skinner 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2CSIC - Universidad de Zaragoza Zaragoza Spain

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11:45 AM - *MM7.06
Combined X-Ray and Neutron Powder Diffraction and Gravimetric Analysis of Reversible Hydrogen Storage Systems

Bill David 2 1 Martin Jones 2 Josh Makepeace 1

1University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom2ISIS Facility Chilton United Kingdom

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