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Method development on vacuum and femtosecond X-ray diffraction

PhD defence, Wednesday 7 April 2021. Bjarke Svane.

2021.04.07 | Karen Konradi

Bjarke Svane

During his PhD studies, Bjarke Svane developed new methods of determining electronic and atomic structure in challenging materials and conditions through X-ray diffraction. He has pioneered ultrafast (femtosecond) measurements of inorganic materials through new X-ray sources with unprecedented time resolution. This will allow dynamic processes with characteristic timescales shorter than atomic vibrations to be studied. Furthermore, Bjarke Svane has developed new algorithms for analysis of simple organic molecular compounds through combined theoretical calculations and experimental model refinement.

The PhD study was completed at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University.

This summary was prepared by the PhD student.

Time: Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 13:15
Place: The PhD defence will be held online. To receive a link to the event, please send an e-mail to Bo Brummerstedt Iversen at bo@chem.au.dk.
Title of PhD thesis: Advancing Polycrystalline Experimental X-ray Diffraction - Vacuum powder diffraction and XFEL method development

Contact information: Bjarke Svane, e-mail: bsvane@chem.au.dk, tel.: +45 27859211

Members of the assessment committee:

Professor Robert Dinnebier, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research Stuttgart, Germany.

Professor Dominik Schaniel, Laboratoire de Cristallographie Universite de Lorraine, France.

Associate Professor Jacob Overgaard (chairman), Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark

Main supervisor:
Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen, Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark

Language: The PhD dissertation will be defended in English

The defence is public.
Due to the coronavirus situation, the PhD thesis will not be available for reading at the offices of the PhD administration. Instead, interested parties may send an e-mail to gradschool.nat@au.dk to receive a digital copy of the PhD thesis. Please note, it may in certain cases be necessary to make an individual arrangement to read the PhD thesis.

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