European XFEL Science Seminar

# Water in coherent light

## by Gerhard Grübel (DESY and The Hamburg Center for Ultrafast Imaging, CUI)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from to (Europe/Berlin)
at European XFEL ( XHQ / E1.173 )
Campus Schenefeld
 Description Water is undoubtedly the most important liquid on earth and plays an important role throughout various scientific disciplines ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and geoscience. It is well known that water shows many anomalous properties, such as density maxima and diverging thermodynamic properties under supercooled conditions. Despite its importance, most of those anomalies are not understood. It is believed that their origin lies in the complex hydrogen bond network of water. We will show how coherent X-rays from modern accelerator based light sources can contribute to a deeper understanding of the structure and dynamics of water.  Material: Organised by Robert Carley