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Wednesday
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8:00-9:00Registration and Computer Setup
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9:00-9:30Welcome and OverviewEfrain Rodriguez & William Ratcliff
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9:30-10:30Introduction to Neutron DiffractionWilliam Ratcliff
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10:30-11:00Break
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11:00-12:00Magnetic structures--what they are and what they are notAndrew Wills
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12:00-1:00Lunch
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1:00-2:00pmMagnetic Space GroupsBranton Campbell
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2:00-3:00pmDatabase of Magnetic Structures in the Bilbao Server (MAGNDATA and MagCif)William Ratcliff and Stuart Calder
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3:00-3:30Coffee Break
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3:30-4:30 pmGroup theory of magnetic structures 1 - An introduction to representational analysis in crystalline solids
Andrew Wills
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4:30-5:30 pmGroup theory of magnetic structures 2 - From irreducible representations to basis vectorsAndrew Wills
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Thursday
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8:00-9:00Informal discussion/recapStudents
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1:00-2:00Phase transitions in crystalline solids - Landau, Ockham, and an introduction to SARAhAndrew Wills
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10:30-11:00Break
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11:00-12:00Introduction to the ISOTROPY software suiteBranton Campbell
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12:00-1:00Lunch
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1:00-2:00Hands-on commensurate magnetic models with ISODISTORTBranton Campbell
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2:00-3:00The symmetry of incommensurate magnetic structuresBranton Campbell
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3:00-3:30Coffee Break
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3:30-4:30Hands-on incommensurate magnetic models with ISODISTORTBranton Campbell
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4:30-5:30Science Talk
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Friday
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8:00-9:00Informal discussion/recapStudents
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9:00-10:30Introduction to FullprofOvidiu Garlea
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10:30-11:00Break
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11:00-12:00More on Fullprof and Indexing powder diffraction dataClarina Dela Cruz
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12:00-1:00Lunch
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1:00-2:00Powder Diffraction - solving magnetic structures with SARAh, GSAS, FullProf, and TopasAndrew Wills
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2:00-3:00Hands on Commensurate Magnetic Structure with FullprofClarina Dela Cruz
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3:00-3:30Coffee Break
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3:30-4:30Hands on Incomennsurate magnetic StructureSuart Calder
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4:30-5:30From mCif to RefinementBranton Campbell, Stuart Calder
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6:30 PM- ???Conference Dinner: Pi Pizzeria in Chinatown, DC
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Saturday
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8:00-9:00Informal discussion/recapStudents
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9:00-10:30Solving Magnetic Structures with Single Crystal Diffraction DataHuibo Cao
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10:30-11:00Break
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11:00-12:00Solving Magnetic Structures with Single Crystal Diffraction Data con'tHuibo Cao
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12:00-1:00Lunch
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1:00-1:30Performing neutron experiments: instruments around the world and how to write a proposalStuart Calder
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1:30-3:00When you need polarized neutrons for determining structureEfrain Rodriguez
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3:00-3:30Coffee Break
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3:30-4:30Solve your own diffraction data! Group workEveryone
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4:30-5:30Closing RemarksWilliam Ratcliff and Efrain Rodriguez