Welcome to Xaynan Workshop

The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), part of the Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials (CNPEM), will host the second International Sirius Workshop on X-ray Nanospectroscopy, Nanodiffraction and Nanoimaging, which has been named now with the acronym XAYNAN, recalling in our autochthon language, Tupi-Guarani, the hummingbird. This two-days’ workshop will be held on October 4-5, 2021. 

The first edition of the series was held in October 2019 and focused on the X-ray nanoprobe beamline for the Sirius storage ring. This 2021 edition enlarges the scope of the workshop, and x-ray techniques and applications, encompassing other beamlines, bringing a more comprehensive panel around x-ray techniques for imaging, diffraction, and spectroscopy with micrometer to nanometer scale resolution.

This workshop aims bringing together the LNLS community – external users, including students, staff scientists and engineers – and experts working in the field of x-ray spectroscopy, diffraction, and imaging at leading laboratories around the world.

The XAYNAN Workshop will consist of invited and contributed talks presenting and discussing the new scientific opportunities offered by x-ray nanoprobes, fully coherent x-ray sources, x-ray computed tomography, as well as research and experimental challenges in multidisciplinary areas as: catalysis, energy, electrochemistry, biotechnology, plant and soil science, food security, cell and tissue imaging, porous physics, environmental remediation, dose and radiation damage, to name a few topics.

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Important Dates!

Registrations 20 July to 20 September
Abstract Submissions 20 July to 20 August 
Notification of Acceptance 5 September
Xaynan Workshop  4-5 October
  • The workshop is free of charge.
  • The platform used will be Zoom app.
  • In case of registrants exceeding the event’s capacity, participants will be selected on first come, first served basis.
  • All information, content and presentations must be performed in English, the official language of the workshop.
  • Participants with eligible abstracts will perform in Flash Talks or Oral Presentations.

Areas to be covered

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