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Oral presentations

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August 30 (Monday)
Reinhard Krause-RehbergOpening
Polymers and soft matter (chairperson Giovanni Consolati)
Pradeep PujariPositron annihilation in functional soft materials: Recent studies and opportunities *
Jerzy DryzekEffects of ionic liquid doping on gas transport properties of thermallyrearranged poly(hydroxyimide)s
Hamdy F. M. MohamedStudy the Effect of Electric Field on Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Fuel Cell
Pranav UtpallaFree Volume Characteristics and Ionic Conductivity in PEO-Based Solid Polymer Electrolytes: a Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Study
Advances in experimental techniques, including positron beams (chairperson Bożena Jasińska)
Maik ButterlingThe high-intense pulsed positron source MePS – recent developments and future plans *
Laszlo LiszkayEfficient positron trapping at a linac based positron source using a silicon carbide remoderator
Francesco GuatieriBringing electronics into vacuum: smarter targets for positron physics.
Saurabh MukherjeePulsed positron beamline at BARC, India- preliminary results
Benjamin RienaeckerAbsolute fraction of emitted Ps determined by GEANT4-supported analysis of gamma spectra
Nicolas ThomaeOptimization of a digital measurement system for positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy
August 31 (Tuesday)
Advances in experimental techniques, including positron beams (chairperson Kenji Ito)
Akira IshidaDense positronium formation for Bose-Einstein condensation *
Ryosuke UozumiDevelopment of a high-resolution probing laser suited for cold positronium spectroscopy
Yohei TajimaDevelopment of a chirped pulse laser for cooling positronium
Nagayasu OshimaCurrent status of the AIST slow positron beam facility
Masaki MaekawaEvaluation of energy-resolved spin polarization of surface electrons by spin-polarized positronium time-of-flight method
Polymers and soft matter (chairperson Pradeep Pujari)
Priya MaheshwariRadiation processed conducting polymer nanocomposites for artificial skin applications: An investigation of structure-property correlation *
Esam E. Abdel-HadyFree volume, glass transition, and electrochemical properties of PVA/SSA Proton Exchange Membrane Studied by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy
Somia AwadEvaluating the Photodegradation of polymer nano-coating systems using slow positron beam
Magdalena GoździukCorrelation of the nanostructure of biopolymers intended for the detection of trace water pollutants with the amperometric properties of biosensors
Round table (chairperson Reinhard Krause-Rehberg)
September 1 (Wednesday)
Surfaces, interfaces, membranes, layered structures and other non-metallic solids (chairperson Jakub Čížek)
Jagoda Urban-KlaehnInsight into Solid Oxide Proton Conductors with Dopants by Use of Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy
Ikuzo KanazawaTopological quasi-hydrogen, topological quasi-positronium, and the skyrmion-like soliton on hydrogen-adsorbedNi(111)surface and in graphite-intercalation compounds
Ziying WuInvestigation of open volume in photochromic YHxOy thin films by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy
Materials for industrial applications (chairperson Jerzy Dryzek)
Jakub ČížekPositron annihilation study of high entropy alloys *
Jan KuriplachSensitivity of positrons to anionic redox in Li-rich Li-ion battery cathode materials
Ewa DryzekPositron annihilation spectroscopy study of gradient microstructure in surface mechanical attrition treated titanium
Konrad SkowronPositron annihilation spectroscopy study of gradient microstructure induced by Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment (SMAT) in Mg
Debarati DasDefect evolution in trivalent and pentavalent ion doped, and codoped CeO2 nanoparticles: A combined PALS and PL study
Julie SStudy of heavy ion irradiation induced defects in nanocrystalline nickel by positron annihilation spectroscopy, nanohardness and TEM
Round table (chairperson Maik Butterling)
September 2 (Thursday)
Liquids and multiphase systems, biological and medical applications (chairperson Tetsuya Hirade)
Sergey StepanovPAS in liquids and solutions: Application to detection of carcinogens and anticarcinogens *
Tetsuya HiradeAMOC measurement for OH radical study in water
Kengo ShibuyaDissolved oxygen sensing by positronium for PET
Bożena JasińskaHow to distinguish between different kind of lesions in PET scan
Bożena ZgardzińskaOrtho-positronium in human tissues – highly sensitive cancer diagnostics at the nanostructure level
Porous materials, nanostructured and confined systems (chairperson Sergey Stepanov)
Stephan EijtCharacterization of enzymatically synthesized mesoporous TiO2 thin films for low-cost photovoltaic cells by positron annihilation spectroscopy
Luca ChiariAdsorption effects on positronium behavior in Y zeolites
Sandeep Kumar SharmaPore Architecture of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: An Investigation Using Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy
Dhanadeep DuttaAssessment of activation energy of ice nucleation inside nano-pores through Positronium annihilation lifetime spectroscopy
Ahmed Gamal AttallahComparative evaluation of porous PMO materials by PAS and EP
Poster session
September 3 (Friday)
Fundamental aspects of positron and positronium chemistry (chairperson Yasuyuki Nagashima)
James DanielsonInfluence of geometry on positron binding to molecules. *
Yugo NagataHyperfine resonance of positronium using a static periodic magnetic field
Koji MichishioPhotodetachment threshold spectroscopy of the positronium negative ion – first determination of the electron affinity of positronium
Marek PietrowInfluence of (e+ e-) pair interaction with matter in the vicinity of free volume of condensed medium on the formation of positronium atom *
Kenji ShuEnhanced decay and line broadening of 2P ortho-positronium inside silica pores
Atsuo KawasusoPositronium emission from semiconductor surfaces
Ashraf Alam


September 2 (Thursday), 12:00 UTC

Jozef BartosConfinement of Structural Isomers in MCM-41-SIL Matrix as Seen by Extrinsic Probes via ESR and PALS: n-Butanol vs. t-Butanol
Naresh ChejaraStudy of neutron induced damage in ADS related metals using Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy (PAS) and Monte-Carlo simulation
Laura DamonteMurine biological tissues characterized by PALS Measurements
Laura DamontePALS Measurements and Ab Initio/DFT Calculations for Positron Traps Identification on Zn-Based Nanopowders
Adam DellerA Buffer-Gas Trap for the NEPOMUC high-intensity low-energy positron beam
Soumen GhoshEnhanced Resonant Positron Annihilation due to Nonfundamental Modes in Molecules
Mohamed HamdyStudy the Effect of Electric Field on Polymer Electrolyte Membrane for Fuel Cell
Ivan KlbikInfluence of DMSO on crystallization of water at low temperatures and its impact on cell survival
David Pavel KrálovičFree volume changes in the swelling process of vegetable oil-based UV-cured polymers
Xin LiAdvanced spectroscopies to study Li-ion batteries
Dibyendu Mahato
Study of positron scattering from the acetylene molecule
Riki MikamiObservation of quantum interference effect of positronium wave functions using single-layer graphene
Wojciech NowakThe influence of crystal structure defects on magnetic properties of superconductors.
Dusan RackoFree volume in polymer-water solution
Ondrej ŠaušaIn-situ study of network creation in polymers during polymerization initiaded by light
Rajesh SrivastavaStudy of positron scattering from the acetylene molecule
Paul StonahaOptimization of Source and Shielding for an In-Situ­ Doppler Broadening Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Instrument
Jagoda Urban-KlaehnStudies of Zeolite-based Catalysts for Upcycling of Polymer Waste by use of Positron Annihilation Spectroscopies
YK VijayExtended positron source
Runsheng YuPositron annihilation study of dielectric polymer-nanocluster composites and amino-functionalized mesoporous silica