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Interdisciplinary Research Centre
Wednesday, 6 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 17:30
Event location: 
Maxwell Centre, JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge
This workshop highlighting cutting-edge microscopy techniques to characterise materials for energy applications. It will explore approaches to correlating multiple modes of microscopy (temporal, spatial, chemical, structural, functional, energy) on the same area to reveal important structure-function relationships in energy materials and device structures.

This workshop also showcases short talks and posters from early career researchers investigating materials for energy applications.

Travel bursaries are available to all student delegates, all poster-presenters, and all postdoc delegates from CAM-IES partner institutions (i.e. UCL, Newcastle University, and Queen Mary University). 

This workshop is vegetarian/vegan only. If you have any dietary requirements, please contact .


Registration: tea, coffee, cakes and pastries

10.00 - 10.30

Morning Session:

10.30 - 11.00 David Ginger, University of Washington: “Probing Perovskite Photovoltaics: Materials Insights from Multimodal Microscopy”

11.00 - 11.30 Tracey Clarke, UCL: "Multimodal optical techniques to probe the photophysics of organic photovoltaic materials"

11.30 - 12.30 Five-minute talks from CAM-IES early career researchers

Lunchtime Session:

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch and coffee, posters, networking

Afternoon Session:

14.00 - 14.30 Paul Shearing, UCL: "Multi-length scale microscopy and tomography to explore material microstructures for fuel cells and batteries"

14.30 - 15.00 Carol Trager-Cowan, University of Strathclyde: "Investigating crystal structure, defects and luminescence from optoelectronic materials in the scanning electron microscope"

15.00-15.20 Weixin Song, University of Oxford, “Electron ptychography, a low-dose, aberration-free imaging technique for beam-sensitive battery materials”

15.20 - 15.40 Jieun Yang, University of Cambridge, "In situ structural and chemical studies of electrocatalyst systems for hydrogen generation and CO2 reduction"

15.40 - 16.00 Yonatan Calahorra, University of Cambridge, "A multimodal setup and procedure for characterising electromechanical generation mechanisms by conductive AFM"

16.00 - 17.30 Drinks reception, networking, posters


REGISTRATION is required. To register or for further details, email Lata Sahonta ().



Contact name: 
Dr Lata Sahonta
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