NEW! XTOP2018 – First announcement

XTOP 2018 – the 14th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction and Imaging – will take place in Bari, Italy, from 3rd to 7th September 2018. The first day is devoted to the companion school with tutorial lectures, aimed (not only) to students.


Scientific Advisory Board

Cinzia Giannini, chair, INSTM and CNR-IC, Bari

José Baruchel, ESRF, Grenoble

Tilo Baumbach, KIT, Karlsruhe 

Oliver Bunk, PSI, Villigen

Gerardina Carbone, MAX IV, Lund 

Virginie Chamard, Institut Fresnel, Marseille 

Andrea Di Cicco, Università di Camerino

Fabia Gozzo, Excelsus Structural Solutions, Belgium & Switzerland  

Vaclav Holy, CEITEC, Brno

Vladimir Kaganer, Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik, Berlin 

Carlo Lamberti, Università di Torino - Southern Federal University, Russia

Claudio Masciovecchio, Elettra, Trieste 

Andrea Menzel, PSI, Villigen

Petr Mikulik, CEITEC, Brno

Cristian Mocuta, SOLEIL, Saint-Aubin 

Ullrich Pietsch, Siegen University 

Ian Robinson, London Center of Nanotechnology

Gilles Renaud, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, INAC-MEM, Grenoble

Tobias Schulli, ESRF, Grenoble

Marco Stampanoni, PSI, Villigen

Julian Stangl, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz 

Brian Tanner, Durham University 

Olivier Thomas, Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IM2NP

Alex Ulyanenkov, Atomicus GmbH, Karlsruhe

Ivan Vartaniants, DESY, Hamburg - National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia

Peter Zaumseil, IHP Microelectronics, Frankfurt (Oder)


Local Committee

Davide Altamura, CNR-IC, Bari

Teresa Sibillano, CNR-IC, Bari

Roberto Lassandro, CNR-IC, Bari

Dritan Siliqi, CNR-IC, Bari

Liberato De Caro, CNR-IC, Bari

Alberta Terzi, CNR-IC, Bari

Stella Pastore, CNR-IC, Bari


Administrative Staff 

Simona Bagnoli, INSTM

Elisabetta Pecchi, INSTM



For more information, questions, or to be added to our mailing list, please send your name, information, and questions to infoxtop2018@ic.cnr.it with the mention “XTOP2018 Conference”.