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11th Alpine Conference

The 11th Alpine Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Solids will take place in Chamonix Mont-Blanc (France) from the 15th to the 19th September 2019.
The members of the Scientific Committee for this edition include Lucio Frydman, Arno Kentgens and Tatyana Polenova.

List of Talks

The list of speakers is now available online.  On the Program page, you will find the alphabetical list of the speakers who have accepted to give an oral presentation, as well as the title of their talk (the detailed program will not be available before the conference starts).

Registration and abstract submission are now closed !

The registration to the 10th Alpine Conference is now closed, but you can still register on the waiting list. You will be able to validate your registration if a place opens up.

Alpine 10 – On-line registration is opened !

Deadline for registration : 31 May 2017

Alpine 10 – Invited Speakers

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have already accepted to participate: Sharon Ashbrook (St Andrews, UK), Clare Grey (Cambridge, UK), Arno P.M. Kentgens (Nijmegen, NL), Guido Pintacuda (Lyon, F), Tatyana Polenova (Newark, DE), Jeffrey A. Reimer (Berkeley, CA), Chad Rienstra (Urbana, IL), and Robert Tycko (Bethesda, MD).

Alpine 9 – External Lecture

A highlight special lecture will be delivered by Jonathan N. Coleman.



International Programme Committee


Clare Grey (Stony Brook), Chairperson

Marc Baldus (Utrecht)

Paul Callaghan (Wellington)


Program of the 6th Alpine Conference


Monday 14th September 2009


8:30am-12:00 Session I (M.H. Levitt, Chair)


Atomic-Resolution NMR Structures of Solids: Possibilites and Challenges

Beat H. Meier


Transition Pathways and Symmetry in Magnetic Resonance

Philip Grandinetti


Wide Line NMR : Direct and Indirect Detection, Sweeping Frequency and Field

Zhehong Gan


Solid-State NMR of Microcrystalline Paramagnetic Cu(II) Protein : Transverse Dephasing-Optimized J-Decoupling Method, and Ultra-Fast MAS

Ségolène Laage


The Internal Structure and Composition of Biomineralized Calcite of Coccoliths from E. Huxleyi by Solid-State NMR Study

Asher Schmidt


High Resolution Protein Structure Determination Magic-Angle Spinning NMR : Methods and Application to Larger Systems

Chad M. Rienstra



2:30pm-3:50 Session II (C.P. Grey, chair)


A New Model of Optically-Pumped NMR in Direct-Gap Semiconductors

Sophia Hayes


New Insights into Radiation Damage and Radiation Effects in Nuclear Materials from NMR

Ian Farnan



Tuesday 15th September


8:30am-12:00 Session III (M. Baldus, chair)


The Mitochondrial Outer Membrane Ion Channel VDAC Studied by Solid-State NMR

Adam Lange


The Role of Inter-Subunit Hydrophobic Sidechain Contacts in the Structural Phase Transition of the PF1 Filamentous Bacteriophage

Amir Goldbourt


Structure and Dynamics in Pharmaceutical Solvates from Solid-State NMR

Paul Hodgkinson


NMR J-Coupling in the Solid-State by First Principle Calculation

Jonathan Yates


Combining STMAS and CRAMPS NMR Spectroscopy : High-Resolution HETCOR NMR Spectra between Quadrupolar and 1H Nuclei in Solids

Renee Siegel


Proton NMR Investigation of Polymer Chain Dynamics in Melts, Brushes and Nanoscopic Confinement

Kay Saalwachter


6:00pm-7:30 Session IV (J.W. Emsley, chair)


Structure and Symmetry of Soft Matter : NMR in Liquid Crystals and Deformed Polymers

Edward T. Samulski


Special External Lecture

A Soft Matter Physicist Looks at Protein Dynamics: Function Beyond Structure

T. McLeish



Wednesday 16th September


8:30am-12:00 Session V (S. Wimperis, chair)


Investigating Structure, Order and Dynamics in Silicates UsingMultinuclear NMR and First Principle Calculations

Sharon Ashbrook


Probing the Assembly and Dynamics of Graphene-Inspired Molecular Wires by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

Michael Ryan Hansen


MACADAM : Multiple Anisotropic Constraints and Dynamical Analysis of Membrane Peptides. WALP Peptide as a Case Study

Valérie Réat


Probing Molecular Interactions in Biological Membranes by Solid-State NMR

Philip T. Williamson


Hydrogen Storage in Magnesium Alloys with Transition Metals. Hydrogen Siting and Dynamics Studied with 1H and 2H NMR

Pieter Magusin


Effects of Ionic and Electrical Conductivity on MAS-NMR of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Cuprous Iodide and Lithium Nitride

James Yesinowski



2:30pm-4:00 Session VI (G. Bodenhausen, chair)


Efficient Heteronuclear Dipolar Decoupling Schemes

Perunthiruthy Madhu


Impact of Selective Excitation on Carbon Longitudinal Relaxation : Towards Fast Solid-State NMR Techniques

Mathilde Giffard


Solid State NMR / GIPAW / Computer Modeling : a Combined Approach in Materials Science

Christian Bonhomme



Thursday 17th September


8:30am-12:00 Session VII (J. Reimer, chair)


Ion Dynamics and Transport Phenomena in Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Gillian R. Goward


Understanding Fundamental Aspect of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell by NMR Spectroscopy

Oc Hee Han


Molecular size and Shape in Surfactant Anisotropic Liquids from Solid-State NMR Experiments

Tiago Ferreira


Solid State NMR Studies of defect Structures and Mobility in Doped Perovskites

Frédéric Blanc


31P MAS NMR on Functional Mitochondria : In Situ Monitoring of Lipid Response under Apoptotic-Like Stress

Gerhard Gröbner


NMR of Spatially Quantized Systems: Hydrogen Molecules Inside Fullerene Cages

Malcolm H. Levitt