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Invited Speakers

The following invited speakers have been confirmed for the XTOP 2010 Programme:

Tutorial Plenary I: Dr Jean Susini (ESRF, France) High-resolution synchrotron-based X-ray imaging: trends and opportunities

Tutorial Plenary II: Professor Brian Tanner (Durham University, UK) High Resolution X-ray Diffraction and Reflectometry: the same physics - different length scales

Plenary III: Professor Moreton Moore (Royal Holloway, London, UK) Imaging diamond with X-rays

Coherent Diffraction & Imaging

Dr Anatoly Snigerev ESRF, Grenoble, France

Dr Martin Dierolf Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, Germany

Industrial Applications

Professor Michael Dudley SUNY@Stony Brook, New York, USA

Dr Ed Mitchell ESRF, Grenoble, France

Surface and Interface Studies

Dr Alessia Cedola

Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, Rome, Italy

Dr Frederic Livet

SIMAP, Grenoble, France

Combined spectroscopy and diffraction, including resonant scattering

Dr Vladimir Dmitrienko A.V.Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, Moscow, Russia

Professor Mark Dowsett
Department of Physics, University of Warwick

Non-ambient studies

Dr Andreas Danilewsky             
University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Dr Tobias Schulli ESRF, Grenoble, France

Professor Pam Thomas

& Dr David Walker

Department of Physics, University of Warwick    

Advances in laboratory-based diffraction and imaging

Dr Peter Zaumseil

IHP Microelectronics, Frankfurt, Germany

Dr Martin Bech Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, Germany


Dr Heikki Suhonen

ESRF, Grenoble, France

Dr Virginie Chamard

Paul Cézanne University, Marseille, France

Coherent Diffraction & Imaging II

University of Göttingen, Germany



Manuscript submission for the XTOP 2010 Conference Proceedings is now open. The deadline for submssions is 15th November 2010


Work presented in an invited talk by Martin Dierolf at XTOP 2010 was published in Nature. Today this article featured on the front page of BBC news.



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The conference programme is now available online.


The final registration and payment deadline is 1st August 2010


Dr J Susini from the ESRF confirmed as a Plenary Speaker - more details to follow

Dr M Dierolf, Dr E Mitchell, Professor M Dowsett and Dr A Snigerev are confrimed as invited speakers


The abstract deadline has been extended until the end of Friday 14th May 2010


We are pleased to announce that Dr M Bech, Professor M Dudley, Dr A Cedola, Dr V Chamard, Dr A Danilewsky, Dr V Dmitrienko, Dr F Livet, Dr T Schulli, Dr H Suhonen and Dr P Zaumseil are confirmed as invited speakers



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(£445 Full / £350 Students)


Early Registration Deadline

(£395 Full / £330 Students)


Contributed Abstract Deadline