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Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics

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Hotel Panorama, Blansko, Czech Republic 19th–23th April 2009


Download the conference programme and book of abstracts in PDF.

Note: Poster board dimensions are 68×98 cm (width × height).

April 19, 2009 (Sunday)
15.00–19.00 Registration at the Hotel Panorama
18.00 Departure of the shuttle bus from Brno (exact place of departure will be specified by email, it will be near main Railway station)
19.30 Welcome Reception
April 20, 2008 (Monday)
 8.45 Opening ceremony
 9.00– 9.50 Invited lecture – Samir Kassi, Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France
Optical cavities for highly sensitive spectroscopy
 9.50–10.40 Invited lecture – Gabi Daniel Stancu, Ecole Centrale Paris, France
Atmospheric pressure plasma diagnostics by ES, CRDS and TALIF
10.40–11.00 Coffee Break
11.00–11.25 Topical lecture – Mark Bowden, The Open University, United Kingdom
Measuring plasma boundaries via observations of DNA damage
11.25–11.50 Topical lecture – Alessandro De Giacomo, University of Bari, Italy
Optical high space and time resolved plasma investigations and application to LIBS in gas/liquids
11.50–12.15 Topical lecture – Peter Bruggeman, Ghent University, Belgium
Optical emission spectroscopy as a diagnostic for gas temperatures and electron densities in 'liquid plasmas': Opportunities and pitfalls
12.30 Lunch
13.30–17.00 Informal discussions
16.30–17.00 Coffee Break
17.00–17.50 Invited lecture – Cristina Paradisi, Padova University, Italy
Chemistry of organic compounds in atmospheric air plasmas
17.50–18.15 Topical lecture –Jean-Pierre van Helden, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Mid-infrared laser spectroscopy using pulsed and cw quantum cascade lasers
18.15–18.40 Topical lecture –Catalin Vitelaru, University Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania
Tunable diode laser induced fluorescence on Al and Ti atoms in low pressure magnetron discharges
18.45 Dinner
20.00–22.00 Poster Session I
April 21, 2009 (Tuesday)
 8.45–13.30 Excursion to caves
12.30 Lunch
15.00–15.15 Presentation of sponzors
15.15–16.05 Invited lecture –Ursula Fantz, Max-Planck-Institut fur Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany
Diagnostics of Negative Hydrogen Ion Sources for ITER: A Comparative Study
16.05–16.30 Topical lecture – Gilles Cartry, Aix-Marseille University, France
Negative ion surface production in hydrogen plasma
16.30–17.00 Coffee Break
17.00–17.50 Invited lecture – Walter Lempert, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States
Optical diagnostic studies of non-equilibrium plasmas and high speed flows
17.50–18.15 Topical lecture – Juergen Roepcke, INP-Greifswald, Germany
Time resolved studies on pulsed fluorocarbon plasmas using pulsed QCL
18.15–18.40 Topical lecture – Vera Mazankova, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Kinetic processes in nitrogen-argon post-discharge
19.00 Conference dinner
April 22, 2009 (Wednesday)
 9.00– 9.50 Invited lecture – Timo Gans, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Diagnostic based modelling of radio-frequency driven microplasmas
 9.50–10.40 Invited lecture – Michael Kong, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Radio-frequency microplasmas: diagnostics and simulation
10.40–11.00 Coffee Break
11.00–11.25 Topical lecture – Yevgen Martysh, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
Acoustic diagnostics of dusty plasma
11.25–11.50 Topical lecture – Slobodan Mitic, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany
Influence of a levitating microparticle cloud on metastable density in an Argon discharge
11.50–12.15 Topical lecture – Mikhail Pustylnik, Max-Planck-Institut for Extraterrestrial Physics, Germany
Manipulation of microparticles in complex plasmas by means of high-voltage nanosecond pulses
12.15 Announcemt of FLTPD 9 - 2011
12.30 Lunch
13.30–17.00 Informal discussions
16.30–17.00 Coffee Break
17.00–17.50 Invited lecture – Vit Kudrle, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
Plasma diagnostics using electron paramagnetic resonance
17.50–18.15 Topical lecture –Milan Simek, Institute of Plasma Physics, Prague, Czech Republic
N2(A) behaviour in N2-NO surface dielectric barrier discharge under modulated AC regime at atmospheric pressure
18.15–18.40 Topical lecture –Svetlana Starikovskaia, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France
On electric field measurements in surface DBD discharge with nanosecond triggering
18.45 Dinner
20.00–22.00 Poster Session II
April 23, 2009 (Thursday)
 9.00– 9.50 Invited lecture – Codrina Ionita-Schrittwieser, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Laser-heated emissive probes for the diagnostics of the plasma potential
 9.50–10.40 Invited lecture – Koichi Sasaki, Nagoya University, Japan
Kinetics of metal atoms produced in magnetron sputtering plasmas
10.40–11.05 Topical lecture – Richard Engeln, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Population inversion in a magnetized expanding thermal plasma investigated by photo-detachment and emission spectroscopy
11.05 Closing ceremony
11.30 Lunch
12.30 Departures