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A Multiple-Scattering Computing Platform For (Nano) Materials

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Our society relies more and more on the finding of new materials for the advancement of technology. Prior to being used for applications and in order to be tailored to specific properties,
materials have to be carefully characterized and the connection between their properties
and underlying electronic, magnetic and crystallographic structure must be clearly understood.
This is where electron and photon spectroscopies come into play. Thanks to their unique specificities and the use of synchrotron radiation, they have the capability to access
all the requested information at the nanoscopic and the atomic levels with enhanced accuracy.
However, this accuracy can only be achieved by comparison to a calculation based on a
suitable theoretical model, as no reliable inversion of the experimental data can directly achieve such a necessary accuracy. Moreover, recent breakthroughs in their theoretical modelling make us hopeful that in the coming years calculations of the experimental signal will reach a predictive level, thereby offering the possibility to by-pass some expensive experiments. Multiple scattering is a major issue in the devising of an accurate and flexible framework that can deal in the same way with periodic and non-periodic materials, with nanostructures and over a very wide range of energies. The purpose of the present project is to offer the scientific community a unique computing platform able to deal with the characterization of all sorts of materials using various spectroscopies. To this purpose, we will gather the expertise of nine participants, all specialized in the multiple scattering description of spectroscopies. The sharing of complementary expertise will allow us to propose to the user (experimentalists and theoreticians) a coherent set of computer programs that will have the generality and the multi-technique capability lacking in the actual individual codes.

Zaproszenie do składania wniosków

FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IRSES
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Koordynator

CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
Adres
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Francja
Rodzaj działalności
Other
Wkład UE
€ 93 700
Kontakt administracyjny
Emmanuelle Malesys (Mrs.)

Uczestnicy (4)

LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Niemcy
Wkład UE
€ 33 600
Adres
Geschwister Scholl Platz 1
80539 Muenchen
Rodzaj działalności
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt administracyjny
Hubert Ebert (Prof.)
ISTITUTO NAZIONALE DI FISICA NUCLEARE
Włochy
Wkład UE
€ 133 500
Adres
Via Enrico Fermi 54
00044 Frascati
Rodzaj działalności
Research Organisations
Kontakt administracyjny
Maria Teresa Ghirelli (Mrs.)
UNIVERSITE DIJON BOURGOGNE

Zakończenie uczestnictwa

Francja
Adres
Esplanade Erasme Maison De L Universite
21078 Dijon Cedex
Rodzaj działalności
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt administracyjny
Raphaël Bretin (Mr.)
FYZIKALNI USTAV AV CR V.V.I
Czechy
Wkład UE
€ 8 400
Adres
Na Slovance 2
18221 Praha 8
Rodzaj działalności
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Kontakt administracyjny
Blanka Helanova (Mrs.)