EFree Talks

EFree sponsors weekly talks at the Geophysical Laboratory, which are also broadcast via the internet to all the broader EFree community.  Pdfs from many of the presentations are archived here.

  • Amol Karandikar (Carnegie) "Flash heating in diamond cells: Melting of refractory metals"
    September 24, 2014
  • John Badding (Penn State) "sp3 carbon nanothread from benzene"
    October 15, 2014
  • Kai Landskron (Lehigh) "New directions in high-pressure chemistry with periodic mesostructured materials"
    October 22, 2014
  • Brent Fultz (Caltech) "1) Gas adsoprtion studies, and 2) Motions of ions and molecules in crystals and on nanostructured surfaces"
    October 29, 2014
  • P. Craig Taylor (Colorado School of Mines) "Novel materials for renewable energy applications: EFree"
    November 12, 2014 
  • Tim Strobel (Carnegie) "Si24: A new low-density allotrope of silicon (how high-pressure precursors are useful for novel energy materials)"
    November 19, 2014
  • Roald Hoffmann (Cornell) "High pressure electrides: A predictive chemical and physical theory
    December 3, 2014
  • Stevce Stefanoski (Carnegie) "Inorganic open-framework materials for energy-related applications"
    December 10, 2014
  • Ji Hoon Shim (POSTEC) "Evolution of heavy fermion under temperature and pressure changes in heavy fermion compounds and topological Kondo insulators"
    December 18, 2014
  • Rajasekarakumar Vadapoo (Carnegie) "Structural and electronic properties of antimony selenide nanostructures"
    January 7, 2015
  • Ivan Naumov (Carnegie) "Chemical bonding forces and metallization of hydrogen"
    January 21, 2015
  • Guoyin Shen (HPCAT) "Studies of matter under fast compression and decompression"
    January 23, 2015
  • Wenge Yang (HPSynC) "High pressure nano-imaging"
    January 28, 2015
  • Chris Tulk (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) "An overview of high pressure activities in the Neutron Sciences Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory"
    February 4, 2015
  • Alexander Goncharov (Carnegie) "Phonon localization by mass disorder in dense hydrogen-deuterium binary alloy"
    February 6, 2015
  • Reinhard Boehler (Carnegie) "Technical news for EFree
    February 11, 2015
  • Vincent Crespi (Penn State) "Carbon nanothreads: Insights and ideas on next steps from theory & computation"
    February 18, 2015
  • Zhisheng Zhao (Carnegie) "Crossed graphene microlattice in superelastic, hard, conductive amorphous carbon"
    February 27, 2015
  • DuckYoung Kim (Carnegie) "Computational predictions on novel functional materials"
    March 4, 2015
  • Max Murialdo (Caltech) "Anomalous properties of krypton adsorption on nanostructured carbon”
    March 11, 2015
  • Venkat Bhadram (Carnegie) "Raman studies on functional perovskite oxides"
    March 18, 2015
  • Zack Geballe (Carnegie) "Heat capacity measurements at high pressure: diamond-cell design and prototypes"
    April 1, 2015
  • Lakshmi Krishna (Colorado School of Mines) "Group IV clathrates for renewable energy applications"
    April 15, 2015
  • Maria Baldini (Carnegie) "EFree synchrotron x-ray opportunities"
    April 22, 2015
  • Morten Nielsen (Aarhus University) "High presure cyrstallography on SrMnO3 and Bi2Te2Se"
    April 29, 2015
  • Chen Li (Carnegie) “Opportunities for neutron scattering techniques in EFree"
    May 6, 2015
  • Zhenxian Liu (Carnegie) "Synchrotron infrared facility at NSLS and NSLS-II for spectroscopic studies at extreme conditions"
    May 20, 2015
  • Takaki Muramatsu (Carnegie) "Development of low-temperature electrical resistivity under quasi-hydrostatic pressure"
    May 27, 2015
  • Tianshu Li (George Washington University) "Gaining insight into the nucleation of ice and hydrates by advanced molecular simulations"
    June 3, 2015
  • YongJae Lee (Yonsei University) "Novel high-pressure chemistry and application of zeolites and MOF"
    June 11, 2015
  • Jianju Ying (Carnegie) "Understanding superconductivity of Ba1-xKxFe2As2 (x=0-1) upon compression"
    June 24, 2015
  • Changyong Park (Carnegie) “Corrosion and interfacial hydration of materials in nuclear power plants with high-resolution x-ray reflectivity”
    July 1, 2015
  • Kadek Hemawan (Carnegie) "Atmospheric pressure microwave plasma CVD for diamond and micro carbon synthesis"
    July 8, 2015
  • Hanyu Liu (Carnegie) "Potentially high superconductivity in H2S and other hydrides under high pressure"
    July 15, 2015
  • Sergei Lobanov (Carnegie) "Marrying crystal structure predictions to experiments"
    July 22, 2015
  • Bianca Haberl (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) “Synthesis of novel metastable phases of Si and Ge via different methods of high pressure application”
    July 29, 2015
  • Steve Juhl (Penn State) "Dispersion and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy of carbon nanothreads"
    September 23, 2015
  • John Badding (Penn State) "MCL at Penn State"
    October 7, 2015
  • Shi Liu (Carnegie) "Mulitscale modeling of ferroelectrics: From mulitstate memory to next-generation solar cells"
    October 14, 2015
  • Konstantin Lokshin (University of Tennesssee) "Synthesis, structure, and electronic properties of low valent nickelates - analogs of superconducting cuprates"
    October 22, 2015
  • Yiqun Liu (Lehigh University) "Synthesis of periodict mespoprous silica with crystalline pore walls"
    November 10, 2015
  • Dhanya Radhakrishnan (Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research) "Brillouin scattering as a probe to study elastic properties of metal organic frameworks and second sound phenomenon in CNTs"
    November 17, 2015
  • Martin Rahm (Cornell) "Toward expermimental quantum chemistry, exploring a new energy partitioning and distinguishing bonds"
    December 2, 2015
  • Russell Hemley (Carnegie) "Discussion of EFree Review"
    January 20, 2016
  • Venkat Bhadram (Carnegie) "How the search for new semiconductor photocatalysts led to the discovery of an ultraincompressible metal"
    February 10, 2016
  • Candace Chan (Arizona State University) "New approaches for next generation battery material
    March 9. 2016
  • Santiago Solares (George Washington University) "Application of strains and stresses with scanning probes to manipulate nanoscale behaviors in graphene and conductive polymers"
    March 16, 2016
  • Tianshu Li (George Washington University) "Exploring electronic structures at the interfaces in low dimensional materials" 
    March 23, 2016