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Phil Woodruff Retirement Event


Surface Structure Determination:

Experimental Techniques and New Science


Celebrating the achievements of

Professor D. Phil Woodruff FRS


28th September 2011

Department of Physics, University of Warwick


SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME (All talks will be in PLT)




14.00: Welcome by Robin Ball (Chair of Physics)


14.00 – 14.45: Photoelectron Diffraction: a Technique for Surface Structure Determination

 Alex Bradshaw (Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG, Berlin)


14.45 – 15.15: Adventures in Ion Scattering

 Tim Noakes (STFC Daresbury Laboratory)


15.15 – 16.00: Developing Surface Structural Techniques: SEXAFS and NIXSW or 'There must be a donkey in here somewhere!'

 Rob Jones (University of Nottingham)


16.00 – 16.30: Tea & coffee with cakes – Physics Concourse


16.30 – 17.15:  “The Development of Inverse Photoemission and our

Knowledge of Surface Electronic Structure”

  Peter Johnson (Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA)

17.15 – 17.45:  A Brief Scientific History of D.P Woodruff and the Physics Department at Warwick:- In pictures

 Chris McConville (University of Warwick)



19.00: Drinks/aperitif – Chancellors Suite, Rootes Building


19.30 – 23.00: Dinner – Chancellors Suite, Rootes Building

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