FEL 2017 Program Schedule

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Drury Plaza Hotel

Time Event
3:00 - 7:00 PM Registration and Welcome Party

Monday, August 21, 2017

Santa Fe Community Convention Center (SFCCC), Drury Plaza Hotel

Time Event
8:15 - 8:30 AM Opening Remarks
8:30 - 9:30 AM MOA - Madey-Bonifacio Memorials
  • 8:30 AM - L. Elias (U. Hawaii) "John Madey: History of my friend and colleague (1972-1979) at Stanford University and (2002-2015) at the University of Hawaii in Manoa" (Invited)
  • 9:00 AM - C. Pellegrini (UCLA) "Rodolfo Bonifacio and the development of FELs" (Invited)
9:30 - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 - 11:20 AM MOB - FEL2015 Prize Talks
  • 10:00 AM - E. Schneidmiller (DESY) "Energy chirp and undulator taper in FELs" (Invited)
  • 10:20 AM - M. Yurkov (DESY) "Coherence limits of X-ray FEL radiation" (Invited)
  • 10:40 AM - H. Deng (SINAP) "Harmonic lasing & gain cascading: more efficient X-ray FEL oscillators" (Invited)
  • 11:00 AM - A. Marinelli (SLAC) "Temporal and spatial shaping of X-ray free-electron lasers" (Invited)
11:20 AM - 12:05 PM MOC - New Lasing & Status of Projects 1
  • 11:20 AM - H. Kang (PAL) (Invited)
  • 11:35 AM - K. Weise (DESY) (Invited)
  • 11:50 AM - X. Yang (Dalian) (Invited)
12:05 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM MOD - New Lasing & Status of Projects 2
  • 1:30 PM - P. Emma (SLAC) "Status of the LCLS-II Project at SLAC" (Invited)
  • 1:45 PM - B. Liu (SINAP) (Invited)
  • 2:00 PM - K. Hondavaara (DESY) (Invited)
  • 2:15 PM - H. Tanaka (SACLA) "Present status of SACLA" (Invited)
  • 2:30 PM - L. Giannessi (FERMI) (Invited)
  • 2:45 PM - S. Reiche (PSI) (Invited)
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 5:30 PM MOP - Poster Session 1
6:00 - 9:00 PM Reception at Drury Plaza Hotel, Rooftop Patio

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Santa Fe Community Convention Center (SFCCC)

Time Event
8:30 - 10:00 AM TUA - SASE FEL
  • 8:30 AM - S. Schreiber (DESY) "Recent FEL experiments at FLASH" (Invited)
  • 9:00 AM - Contributed papers
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - Noon TUB - Seeded FEL
  • 10:30 AM - E. Hemsing (SLAC) "Seeding experiments and seeding options for LCLS II" (Invited)
  • 11:00 AM - Contributed papers
Noon - 12:15 PM Conference Group Photo
12:15 - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM TUC - FEL Oscillators
  • 1:30 PM - J. Yan (Duke U.) "Polarization control of storage ring FELs using a cross polarized helical undulator" (Invited)
  • 2:00 PM - Contributed papers
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 5:30 PM TUP - Poster Session 2
5:30 - 6:30 PM TUT - Tutorial 1 F. Parmigiani (U. Trieste) "On the science of seeded FELs"

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Santa Fe Community Convention Center (SFCCC)

Time Event
8:30 - 10:00 AM WEA - FEL Technologies - Electron Guns, RF, Lasers, Cathodes
  • 8:30 AM - B. Buetner (DESY) "European XFEL injector commissioning results" (Invited)
  • 9:00 AM - Contributed papers
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - Noon WEB - FEL Technologies - Electron Diagnostics, Timing & Controls
  • 10:30 AM - R. Tarkeshian (U. Bern) "Characterization of High-Brightness Electron Beams at the Frontiers of Temporal and Spatial Resolution" (Invited)
  • 11:00 AM - Contributed papers
Noon - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM WEC - FEL Technologies - Undulators, Photon Diagnostics, Beamline
  • 1:30 PM - M. Zangrando (Elettra/IOM-CNR) "Challenges, solutions, and future developments at the photon beam transport and diagnostic system at the FERMI FEL" (Invited)
  • 2:00 PM - Contributed papers
3:00 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 5:30 PM WEP - Poster Session 3
5:30 - 6:30 PM WET - Tutorial 2 P. Emma (SLAC) "Beam-Based Alignment of Undulators for Free-Electron Lasers"

Thursday, August 24, 2017

SFCCC, LANL, Bradbury Science Museum, Eldorado Hotel

Time Event
8:30 - 10:00 AM THA - FEL Applications
  • 8:30 AM - E. McBride (SLAC) "Observation of phase transition from laser-shock waves in Si" (Invited)
  • 9:00 AM - F. Bencivenga (Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste) "Four-wave mixing using extreme ultraviolet transient gratings at FERMI FEL" (Invited)
  • 9:30 AM - K. Tono (SACLA) "Observations of Fast Structural Changes with an X-ray FEL: Dynamics Studies on Photoactivated Proteins at SACLA" (Invited)
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - Noon THB - Electron Beam Dynamics
  • 10:30 AM - I. Zagorodnov (DESY) "Longitudinal phase space manipulation with corrugated structures at the European XFEL" (Invited)
  • 11:00 AM - Contributed papers
Noon - 1:30 PM Bus transport from SFCCC to LANL/Bradbury Science Museum Tour
1:30 - 4:30 PM LANL Accelerator Facility Tour/Bradbury Science Museum Tour
4:30 - 6:00 PM Bus transport from LANL/Bradbury Science Museum to SFCCC
6:00 - 9:00 PM Banquet at Eldorado Hotel, Grand Ballroom

Friday, August 25, 2017

Santa Fe Community Convention Center (SFCCC)

Time Event
8:30 - 10:00 AM FRA - Advanced Concepts & Techniques
  • 8:30 AM - A. Lutman (SLAC) "Fresh-slice X-ray free electron laser schemes for advanced X-ray applications" (Invited)
  • 9:00 AM - Contributed papers
10:00 - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - Noon FRB - FEL Theory
  • 10:30 AM - P. Baxevanis (SLAC) "Time domain analysis of attosecond pulse generation in an X-ray FEL" (Invited)
  • 11:00 AM - Contributed papers
Noon Closing Remarks