The Tenth School on Polarized Neutron Physics 2021

16-17 December 2021 Gatchina, Orlova Roscha, NRC "Kurchatov Institute" Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute


December 16

09.00 Registration

Session I. School of Polarized Neutrons in Gatchina

Chair:V.V. Voronin

9:30 - 9:40 S.V. Grigoriev (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Opening of the Meeting.

9:40 - 10:15 N.K. Pleshanov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina): Polarized Neutron Reflectometry: Some Words about Dr. Sci.

10:15 - 10:40 M.I. Juzyuk (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) About double layered hydroxides on metal surfaces: some words about Ph.D.

10:40 - 11:00 O.D. Shnyrkov (NRC KI -PINP, Gatchina) Experimental Proof of the Logarithmic Fractal Structure of Botanical Trees: on defense of the thesis for the degree of Master of Physics, SPbSU

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

Session II. Current Problems: Chirality and Polarized Neutrons

Chair: I.A. Zobkalo

11:30 - 12:00 O.I. Utesov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) On the Theory of Neutron Scattering in Fully Polarized Phases of Helimagnetics.

12:00 - 12:20 S.V. Grigoriev (SPbU, Saint-Petersburg) Magnetism of Non-Centrosymmetric Crystals with the "zero" Dzialoshinsky Moria Interaction

12:20 - 12:40 V.V. Rounov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Magnetic scattering of neutrons in reduced graphene oxide.

12:40 - 13:00 D.O. Skanchenko (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Magnetic and Crystal Structure Fractionation in Compounds Fe1-xRhxGe.

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session III. Neutron spin-echo method: instruments and applications

Chair: Sergey Grigoriev

14:00 - 14:40 Wim G. Bouwman (TU Delft, The Netherlands): Spin-echo small-angle neutron scattering for multiscale structure analysis of food materials

14:40 - 15:00 Ekaterina Iashina (SPbSU, Saint-Petersburg) Experience in using the TOF SESANS (LARMOR@ISIS) for studying the nuclei of a biological cell

15:00 - 15:40 Johanna Jochum (MLZ, Garching) RESEDA instrument at MLZ: science case and technical realization

15:40 - 16:30 Coffee and tea break

Session IV. Current Challenges. Neutron Scattering for Biology: Biopolymers and Biofilms

Chair: D.V. Lebedev

16:30 - 16:55 A.A. Kulminskaya (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) New functional materials for medicine and biotechnology on the basis of natural biopolymers

16:55 - 17:10 L.A. Ivanova (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Bacterial biofilms: mechanisms of formation, structure and application

17:10 - 17:25 G.P. Kopitsa (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Supramolecular Structure of Native Bacterial Cellulose and Composites Based on It

17:25 - 17:40 N.V. Tsvigun (Research Center "Crystallography and Photonics" RAS) Influence of Various Drying Methods on the Supramolecular Structure of Native Bacterial Cellulose

17:40 - 18:00 Yu.O. Chetverikov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Current status of construction of the SESANS facility at the PIK reactor

18:00 Closing of the 1st day

December 17

Session V. Polarized Neutron Diffraction

Chair: Yu.P. Chernenkov

10:00 - 10:30 I.A. Zobkalo (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Polarized Neutron Diffraction.

10:30 - 11:00 Yu.A. Kibalin (LLB, Sacle) Measurement of magnetic anisotropy in 4f-ions using polarized neutron diffraction

11:00 - 11:20 A.N. Matveeva (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Triaxial spectrometer for polarized neutrons IN3

11:20 - 11:40 A.G. Pshenichnaya (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Polarized neutron diffractometer DIPOL

11:40 - 12:00 Break for tea and coffee

Session VI. Basic Research with Neutrons

Chairperson: I.A. Mitropolsky

12:00 - 12:20 V. F. Ezhov (NRC KI - PNPIH, Gatchina) Magnetic storage of ultracold neutrons and measurement of neutron lifetime

12:20 - 12:40 D.A. Rumyantseva (SPbSU, St.Petersburg) Neutron radiography at the PIK reactor complex

12:40 - 13:00 S.V. Kozhevnikov (JINR, Dubna) Polarized neutron channeling method for investigation of weak magnetic films

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session VII. Topical Problems. Neutron Scattering for Biology: Problems and Perspectives

Chairperson: A.A. Kulminskaya

14:00 - 14:25 D.V. Lebedev (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Neutron scattering in structural studies of biological systems

14:25 - 14:50 T.A. Stam (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Extracellular vesicles - structure, function and application as carriers of exogenous load

14:50 - 15:20 A.V. Shvetsov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) Molecular Dynamics, Small-Angle Scattering and Neutron Spin-echo in the Study of the Structure and Dynamics of Biomacromolecules

15:20 - 15:30 N.A. Verlov (NRC KI - PNPI, Gatchina) In vivo and in vitro models to study the molecular mechanisms of radioresistance in tumors

15:30 - 16:00 Tea and Coffee Break

Session VIII. Neutron Spin Echo spectroscopy and quasi-elastic neutron scattering

Chair: Evgeny Moskvin

16:00 - 16:40 Jorg Pieper (Tartu University, Tartu) Quasi-elastic neutron scattering in biology

16:40 - 17:20 Olaf Holderer (MLZ, Garching) Spin Echo Spectroscopy for Biology and Polymers

17:20 Closing of the meeting. Diplomas and souvenirs

18:00 - 20:00 Buffet