Köln 2019

1st Joint Meeting of the “Young Crystallographers“ (DGK) and the „Young Crystal Growers“ (DGKK)
Thursday, September 19th – Friday, September 20th, 2019
@ Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne

Organizing committee:
Linda Kerkhoff (University of Cologne, DGK)
Michael Haiduk (University of Cologne, DGK)
Melissa Roder (University of Freiburg, DGKK)
Patrizia Fritsch (IFW Dresden, DGKK)


Thursday, 19th September 2019

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Welcome reception
12:45 p.m. – 01:15 p.m. Welcome note
01:15 p.m. – 02:15 p.m. Academic talk 1: “Nanomaterials for Catalysis”;
Claudia Weidenthaler, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung,
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
02:15 p.m. – 02:45 p.m. Industrial talk 1: “A normal day @ STOE”
Michael Teck, STOE & Cie. GmbH
02:45 p.m. – 03:15 p.m. Coffee break
03:15 p.m. – 04:15 p.m. Academic talk 2: “Harnessing Crystal Packing Contacts to understand Protein Function”
Hartmut Niemann, Fakultat fur Chemie, Universitat Bielefeld,
04:15 p.m. – 04:45 p.m. Industrial talk 2: “Who we are – A focus on innovation”
Dejan Premužić, Horiba Jobin Yvon GmbH
04:45 p.m. – 05:45 p.m. Lightning talk 1
05:45 p.m. – 06:45 p.m. Poster session 1
07:00 p.m. Social Evening

Friday, 20th September 2019

09:00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Lightning talk 2
09:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Poster Session 2
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Academic talk 3: “Crystallography in Crystal Growth”;
Andreas Danilewsky, Crystallography Albert-Ludwigs-
Universitat Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
11:30 a.m. – 01:30 p.m. Lunch break
01:30 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Guided city tour through Cologne
03:30 p.m. – 04:00 p.m. Industrial talk 3: “Siltronic AG – Perfect Silicon Solutions“
Ludwig Stockmeier, Siltronic AG
04:00 p.m. – 04:30 p.m. Closing

University of Cologne
Institute of Geology and Mineralogy
Zülpicher Str. 49b
50674 Köln

Academic talks:
Claudia Weidenthaler (MPI, Mülheim a. d. Ruhr)
Hartmut Niemann (University Bielefeld)
Andreas Danilewsky (University Freiburg)

Industry talks:

Michael Teck (STOE)
Ludwig Stockmeier (Siltronic)
Dejan Premužić (Horiba)

19 abstracts of young scientists were selected for 5-minute presentations for two lightning talk sessions and subsequent poster sessions.
STOE sponsored three prizes that were awarded by a committee of three experienced scientists to:

• Nadine Pfändler (Freiburg/DE) – “In-Situ observations of foreign phase particles in fluids and their interaction with the solidification front
• Sebastian Selter (Dresden/DE) – “Structural and Magnetic Investigations in the 2D van-der-Waals Layered System Fe1-xNixPS3
• Melanie Nentwich (Freiberg/DE) – “LiTaO3 defect structures by means of forbidden reflections”

The lightning talks for the first lightning talk sessions were:

• 1 – “Reassessing Pauling’s Rules”, Janine George (Louvain/BE)
• 2 – “Investigation of facet growth in heavily doped silicon single crystals grown by the floating zone technique”, Sebastian Gruner (Leipzig/DE)
• 3 – “Investigation of soluto-capillary convection in GexSi1-x melts”, Jan Philipp Wöhrle (Freiburg/DE)
• 4 – “LiTaO3 defect structures by means of forbidden reflections”, Melanie Nentwich (Freiberg/DE)
• 5 – “In-Situ observations of foreign phase particles in fluids and their interaction with the solidification front”, Nadine Pfändler (Freiburg/DE)
• 6 – “Gypsum dehydration under controlled time, humdity and temperature conditions – implications for the Atacama Desert in Northern Chile”, Laura Ritterbach (Cologne/DE)
• 7 – “PtBi2 – crystal structure, topology and substitution”, Grigory Shipunov (Dresden/DE)
• 8 – “Defect Characterization of 4H-SiC with Synchrotron Topography and High Resolution Diffractrometry”, Melissa Roder (Freiburg/DE)
• 8b – Timm Müller (Freiburg/DE)
• 8c – Alexander Kinstler (Freiburg/DE)
• 8d – “High voltage Na3V2-xFex(PO4)2F3 cathode material for sodium ion batteries”, Aziz Kheireddine (Quatar)

The lightning talks for the second lightning talk sessions were:

• 9 – “Magnetometry with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond”, Christian Gobert (Erlangen/DE)
• 11 – “Synthesis and characterization of different rare-earth metal fluoride oxocarbonatese REF[CO3]”, Constantin Buyer (Stuttgart/DE)
• 12 – “Lattice dynamics taken to the extreme – A high-pressure nuclear inelastic scattering study”, Markus Herrmann (Cologne/DE)
• 13 – “Is electron crystallography quick or quick and dirty?”, Paul B. Klar (Prague/CZ)
• 14 – “Investigation of the local structure in Co thin films probed by 59Co zero field NMR”, Patrizia Fritsch (Dresden/DE)
• 15 – “Structural and Magnetic Investigations in the 2D van-der-Waals Layered System Fe1-xNixPS3”, Sebastian Selter (Dresden/DE)
• 16 – “Structure determination of SiB2.5 via ab initio calculation of electronic properties and NMR parameters”, Vincent Daiber (Freiburg/DE)
• 17 – “The Influence of Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate on the Growth and Morphology of Triglycine Sulfate”, Saskia Mihalic (Freiburg/DE)

Supported by:

With additional financial support by the DGK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallographie), the DGKK (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kristallzüchtung und Kristallwachstum) and the FCI (Fonds der Chemischen Industrie):