15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS

15TH LATIN AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON PLASMA PHYSICS
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Scientific program

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  • Abstracts are listed by the LAST name of the first author.

  • Speakers should allow 10 minutes of their time for questions and answers.

  • Posters should be prepared to fit within an area 84.1 cm wide and 118.9 cm high (The largest accepted is portrait A0, Vertical Position). They will be mounted with push pins.

MONDAY JANUARY 27

07:00 – 08:00 Registration
Announcements

  Type

  Time

  ID

  First Author

  Title

 

Session LAWPP 2014 — Chirripo Room

 

08:00 – 09:00

 

  LOC LAWPP 2014 Openning Ceremony

Plenary

 

09:00 – 09:50

 

L-PT1

 

M. Tendler

 

Electric Fields and Plasma Rotation in Tokamaks

 

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

 

Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Oral 10:30 – 10:50 R-O01 V. Gribkov Dense Plasma Focus: physics and applications (radiation material science, single-shot disclosure of hidden illegal objects, radiation biology and medicine, etc.)
Oral 11:00 – 11:20 R-O02 R. S. Rawat Dense Plasma Focus – From Alternative Fusion Source to Versatile High Energy Density Plasma Source for Plasma Nanotechnology
Oral 11:30-11:50 L-O01 F.E. Mendonça da Silveira Conjugate Influence of Current Relaxation and of Current-Vortex Sheet Formation on the Magnetorrotational Instability
Oral 12:00-12:20 R-O03 C. Xiao Modification of Toroidal Flow Velocities in the STOR-M Tokamak
Oral 12:30-12:50 R-O04 R.K. Rout Current activities on an 11.5 kJ portable plasma focus device as a pulsed fusion source
         
 13:00-14:00 Lunch


Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Invited 14:00 – 14:40 L-IT1 I.Hutchinson Understanding plasma flow interactions with dust and probes by simulation
Oral 14:50 – 15:10 R-O05 I. E. Garkusha High Power Plasma Interaction with Tungsten Grades in ITER Relevant Conditions

Oral

 

15:20 – 15:40

 

L-O02

 

M. J.  Inestrosa Izurieta

 

Effects on Tungsten Targets under Fusion Pulses using a Plasma Focus of 400 Joules

 

 15:50-16:20 Coffee Break

Session LAWPP 2014  and  RUSFD  : Poster Session — Chirripo Room

 

16:20 – 18:20      

 

 

R-PS01

 

Hashim, S.A.

 

Justifying the Need for Collaborated Research Work on Fusion in Malaysia

    R-PS02 Saw, Sor Heoh Multi-scaling of the dense plasma focus
    L-PS01 Leopoldo Soto Pinch observations in a miniaturized plasma focus of  2 Joules by means of optical refractive diagnostics  
    R-PS03 Soto, Leopoldo Calibration methodology for proportional counters applied to yield measurements of a neutron burst
    L-PS02 José Moreno Neutron energy distribution and temporal correlations with hard X-RAY emission from a very small plasma focus device
    L-PS03 Gonzalo Avaria Time resolved visible spectroscopy studies of the plasma sheath evolution in a low energy plasma focus device
    L-PS04 José Moreno Ion emission study using visible spectroscopy and TOF method in a plasma focus device of two kilojoules
    R-PS04 Yousefi, Hamid Reza Advanced fuel fusion using a counter facing plasma focus device
    L-PS05 José Moreno Wire array experiments on low impedance and low current generator
    L-PS06 Felipe Veloso Effects of uneven mass distribution on plasma dynamics in cylindrical wire array z-pinches
    L-PS07 Julio Puerta Bi – Dust solitary waves revisited
    L-PS08 Julio Puerta Bi – Ionic solitary waves
    L-PS09 Fermin Castillo-Mejia Striations in an Ethyl Alcohol glow discharge
    L-PS10 Horacio Martinez Study of N2/He DC glow discharge
    L-PS11 Fermin Castillo-Mejia Study of the current variations with respect to time in a pulsed discharge device
    L-PS12 Salvador Enrique Villalobos-Perez Optical and electrical characterization of C3H6O/Ar glow discharge
    L-PS13 Pedro Reyes Electrical and optical characterization of Co2/He glow discharges
    L-PS14 Roberto Navarro Fluctuating magnetic energy structure in ion plasmas
    L-PS15 Ricardo Galvao Ion-acoustic double-layers in magnetized plasmas with nonthermal electrons
    L-PS16 Mayo Villagran Muniz Dipolar electric field generated by a laser induced plasma in air
    L-PS17 Ricardo Ondarza High harmonic radiation  from relativistic brunel electrons in short-intense laser-plasma interactions
    L-PS18 Ricardo Ondarza Simulation of ultrarelativistic dynamics of charged particles in laser-plasma interactions 
    L-PS19 Humberto  Silva Colective effects on the quantum free electron laser
    L-PS20 John  Costello Dynamics of laser produced C2 and Cn plasmas; optical emission spectroscopy, imaging and langmuir probe diagnosis
    L-PS21 Ricardo Galvao Heat flux effects on the dispersion relation for geodesic modes in rotating plasmas
    L-PS22 J. Julio E. Herrera Velázquez Spontaneous rotation in toroidal plasmas and angular momentum transport
    L-PS23 Julio Martinell Dynamics of magnetic islands and confinement transitions in TJ-II 
    L-PS24 Lampugnani Resistivity effects and perturbation dynamics in spheromak sustainment
    L-PS25 Macarena Domínguez Valverde Study of fractal features of geomagnetic activity through an MHD shell model
    L-PS26 Correa Ion acceleration from self similar expansion of a non-quasi-neutral plasma into vacuum 
    L-PS82 Rogério Mota Analysis of the formation of a FRC by flux measurements and MHD simulatios.
19:00-21:00 Welcome Reception

 

TUESDAY JANUARY 28

Announcements

  Type

  Time

  ID

  First Author

  Title

 

Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Plenary 08:00 – 08:50 R-PT1 R. Galvão Report on Recent Results Obtained in TCABR
Plenary 09:00 – 09:50 L-PT2 P.M. Bellan  Experimental Exploration of Dynamic, Astrophysically-relevant MHD Plasmas
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break

 

Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Oral 10:30-10:50 R-O06 J. Stöckel H-mode Studies on the COMPASS Tokamak
Oral 11:00-11:20 R-O07 J. Stöckel ELM control using vertical kicks on the COMPASS tokamak

Oral

 

11:30-11:50

 

L-O03

 

M. Villagrán

 

Characterization of laser-induced plasmas using triple Langmuir probe

Oral 12:00-12:20 R-O08 L. Soto Optical refractive diagnostics in plasma focus devices of hundred, tens and few joules: dynamics, similarities and singularities
Oral 12:30-12:50 L-O04 G. Van Oost Erasmus Mundus Fusion Education Networks
13:00-14:00 Lunch


Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Invited 14:00 – 14:40 L-IT2 A. Lara  Dynamics of Coronal Mass Ejections
Oral 14:50-15:10 R-O09 A. V. Melnikov Study of the GAM radial structure and properties in the OH and ECRH plasmas in the T-10 tokamak

Oral

 

15:20-15:40

 

L-O05

 

W.J Miloch

 

Kinetic Plasma Instabilities due to Charge Exchange and Elastic Collisions 

15:50-16:20 Coffee Break

Session LAWPP 2014  and  RUSFD  : Poster Session — Chirripo Room

 

16:20 – 18:20      

 

  L-PS27 Catalina Quiros Identification of li iii lines relevant for TJ-II plasma diagnostics
    L-PS28 Sebastian Tallents Comparison of balance and neoclassical transport in TJ-II ech plasmas 
    R-PS05 César Gutiérrez-Tapia Neoclassical modelling of the radial electric field and comparisson with measurements in the TJ-II stellerator
    L-PS29 Jaime Mora Melendez Engineering of the Stellerator of costa rica: SCR-1
    L-PS30 Ivan Vargas Constructing a small modular Stellarator in Latin America
    R-PS06 Celso Ribeiro Re-commissioning and scientific programme of the spherical Tokamak MEDUSA-CR
    R-PS07 Shahid Hussain Estimation of electron temperature on glass spherical Tokamak (glast)
    R-PS08 Julio Herrera Conceptual design of a small aspect ratio Tokamak of variable configuration
    R-PS09 Pablo García-Martínez MHD fluctuation during Spheromak sustainment
    R-PS10 Gonzalo Ramos Progress on a Tokamak program at CICATA-IPN Mexico
    R-PS11 Pejman Khorshid Calculation of resonant helical magnetic fields on IR-T1 Tokamak
    R-PS12 M. Ghoranneviss Measurements of limiter position effects on the plasma parameters
    L-PS31 Saul Guadamuz Validation of computer-based ICRH antenna design using plasma-like, salted-water cylindrical loadings
    L-PS32 leanne Pitchford Lxcat : a web-based, community-wide project on data for modeling low temperature plasmas
    L-PS33 Mario Ibañez Simulation of a gliding electric arc between two electrodes 3D using free software (linux)
    L-PS34 Luis Bilbao Adaptive finite volume numerical method
    L-PS35 Celso Felipini Some numerical simulation results of swirling flow in D.C. plasma torch
    L-PS36 Henry Riascos Ion acceleration by electrostatic interaction in an expanding laser produced plasma into vacuum
    L-PS37 Juan Ignacio Del Valle Gamboa Estimation of wall erosion in helicon plasma thrusters
    L-PS38 Jorge Oguilve Superconducting magnet prototype design for the VASIMR space propulsion system
    R-PS13 Gonzalo Ramos The plasma focus as a tool for plasma-wall-interaction studies
    L-PS39 Catalina Quiros Experimental studies of the interactions between a hydrogen plasma and a tungsten wall
    L-PS40 Luis Bilbao Unstable velocity gradient flows with aligned magnetic field: theory and observation aspects of a near earth space plasma event
    L-PS41 M Virginia Alves Dependence of electronic density and beam drift velocity to electrostatic harmonic emission in space plasmas via particle-in-cell simulations 
    L-PS42 Ricardo Galvao Calibration of the TCABR thomson scattering system for density measurements
    L-PS43 Ricardo Galvao Uncertainties in electron density profile reconstruction on the TCABR sweeping reflectometer
    L-PS44 Gilson Ronchi Data acquisition and automation for plasma rotation diagnostics in the TCABR Tokamak
    L-PS45 Paulo  Puglia Excitation of global Alfvén waves by low RF power on TCABR
    L-PS46 Jose Severo Comparison between PMT and APD detectors for spectral lines monitoring in plasma fusion
    L-PS47 Ahmed Hala Magnetized plasma transport with hot depleted neutral atoms
    L-PS48 Jean-Pierre Boeuf Rotating instabilities in low temperature plasmas
    L-PS49 Zahoor Khan Alfven modes in the presence of bohm potential and spin-1/2 dense quantum magnetoplasmas 
    L-PS50 Wojciech Miloch Kinetic plasma instabilities due to charge exchange and elastic collisions
    L-PS51 Rodrigo López Particle-in-cell simulation for parametric decays of a circularly polarized Alfvén wave in a relativistic thermal electron-positron plasma
    L-PS52 Rodrigo López Kinetic dispersion relation for a relativistic magnetized electron-positron plasma
    L-PS53 Adolfo F. Viñas Alfvén and whistler-cyclotron wave fluctuations and the role of higher-order modes on the limiting threshold instability boundaries of non-thermal ions and electrons in the solar wind
    R-PS14 Mohamed, Bahaa Quantum effects on the dispersion of linear waves in degenerate electron-positron plasma
         

 

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29

Announcements

  Type

  Time

  ID

  First Author

  Title

 

Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD :  Topic — Chirripo Room

Plenary 08:00 – 08:50 L-PT3 G.A.Navratil  High Resolution Study of MHD Dynamics and Control in the Small Tokamak: HBT-EP 

Plenary

 

09:00 – 09:50

 

R-PT2

 

A. Fasoli

 

TORPEX, a basic plasma device addressing physics questions for burning plasmas

 

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break


Session LAWPP 2014 and  RUSFD:  Topic — Chirripo Room

Oral 10:30-10:50 R-O10 M. Gryaznevich Advancing Fusion by Innovations: Smaller, Quicker, Cheaper
Oral 11:00-11:20 R-O11 H. Fernandes ISTTOK Realtime Control Based On Electric Probes

Oral

 

11:30-11:50

 

R-O12

 

V. Queral

 

Construction Concepts and Validation of the 3D Printed UST_2 Modular Stellarator

Oral 12:00-12:30 L-O06 D. López-Bruna Are Magnetic Resonances Practical Transport Controllers in Fusion Plasmas? The TJ-II Experience
12:40 – 12:50 Lunch Box


Tour
           12:50 – 20:00  

 

THURSDAY JANUARY 30

07:00 – 08:00 AITP Registration
Announcements

  Type

  Time

  ID

  First Author

  Title

 

Session LAWPP 2014: — Chirripo Room

Plenary 08:00 – 08:50 L-PT4 F. Chang-Díaz From Thermonuclear Fusion to High Power Rocket  Propulsion, a Plasma Physics Journey of Challenge and Opportunity

Plenary

 

09:00 – 09:50

 

L-PT5

 

M. Liniers

 

Fast particles, flows and confinement in the TJ-II stellerator

         

 

Session AITP: Topic — Gondola Room

Plenary 09:00-09:50 A-PT02 M. Nieto Relevant industrial applications of atmospheric plasmas: case studies on adhesion, surface modification, energy and biological applications
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break


Session LAWPP 2014 — Chirripo Room

Invited 10:30 – 11:10 L-IT3 M.Opher The New Heliosphere
Invited 11:20 – 12:10 L-IT4 Edbertho Leal-Quiros Helium-3 generation from Deuterium plasma interaction on Hydrogenated Lattice: RED fusion

Session AITP: Topic — Gondola Room
Invited 10:30 – 11:10 A-IT01 S. Muhl The hollow cathode discharges and how they have been used to produce thin film deposits
Oral 11:20 – 11:40 A-O01 T. Vasilieva Electron-beam plasma applications for synthesis of bioactive titanium oxide coatings

Oral

 

11:50 – 12:10

 

A-O02

 

M. Vasiliev

 

Generation and applications of electron-beam plasma flows

12:30 – 13:40 Lunch


Session LAWPP 2014: Topic — Chirripo Room

Invited 13:40 – 14:20 L-IT5 R.Sánchez Magnetic field generation by non-Gaussian, non-random turbulent motion
Oral 14:30 – 14:50 L-O07 J.P. Boeuf Physics of E x B Devices: From Magnetrons to Hall Thrusters
Oral 15:00 – 15:20 L-O08 J. A. Castro VASIMR VX-CR: Plasma Plume Characterization During Adjustment of the Exhaust Magnteic Field

 

Session AITP: Topic — Gondola Room

Invited 13:40 – 14:20 A-IT02 V. Trava Non Conventional PECVD system for DLC deposition: Research, development and innovation for industrial application
Oral 14:30 – 14:50 A-O03 C.J. Jaimes-Ochoa Study of the characteristics of Tin films coated with a vaccum arc

Oral

 

15:00 – 15:20

 

A-O04

 

J.J. Pireaux

 

Controlled plasma modification of mono- and bi-layer graphene

 

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Session LAWPP 2014: Poster Session — Chirripo Room

 

16:00 – 18:00      
    A-PS01 José Asenjo-Castillo Atmospheric-pressure non-thermal plasma-jet for biomedical and industrial applications
    A-PS02 Georgana Segura Guzmán Copper deposition on fabrics by RF plasma sputtering for medical applications
    A-PS03 Josue Arrieta-Alfaro Atmospheric-pressure non-thermal plasma-jet effects on PS and PE surfaces
    L-PS54 Adir Moreira Obtention of polymeric membrane fuel cells by low pressure plasma technique: evaluation of total cell efficiency by function on the amount of platinum and the thickness of the deposited carbon support
    L-PS55 Adir Moreira P-ZnO thin films deposited by RF-magnetron sputtering
    L-PS56 Adir Moreira Patterned growth of carbon nanotubes obtained by high density plasma chemical vapor deposition
    L-PS57 Edbertho Leal-Quiros From inert Carbon Dioxide to fuel by activation in plasma atmosphere
    L-PS58 Edbertho Leal-Quiros Contact glow discharge electrolysis in the presence of solid organic waste
    L-PS59 Edbertho Leal-Quiros Study of methane polymerization in electron cyclotron resonance device and characterized by mass spectroscopy
    L-PS60 Julio Puerta Superparamagnetic nanoparticles synthesis in a thermal plasma reactor assisted by a magnetic bottle
    L-PS61 Raúl Valencia Alvarado TiO2 thin and thick films grown on Si/glass by sputtering of titanium targets in an RF inductively coupled plasma 
    L-PS62 Elidiane Rangel Inovative low temperature plasma approach for deposition of alumina films
    L-PS63 Edson Ozono Advantages of using organic silicon compounds and ATP plasma for development of sensing material
    L-PS64 Nilson Cruz Influence of polarization frequency on plasma electrolytic oxidation of titanium
    L-PS65 Diana  Gutiérrez León DBD with continuous liquids flows in a discharge reactor
    L-PS66 Mauricio Isoldi Microplasma generation by microwaves at atmospheric pressure
    L-PS67 Jorge Luis Gallego Emission spectroscopy of an atmospheric pressure plasma jet operated with air at low frequency
    L-PS68 Rogerio  Mota Thin composite films from Dietileneglycol-Dimethylether plasma polymer and silver 
    L-PS69 Laura Barillas Design of a prototype of water purification by plasma technology as the foundation for an industrial wastewater plant
    L-PS70 Mário  Ueda Influence of the concentration of oh radicals on the growth of hydroxyapatite on titanium samples treated by PBII&D
    L-PS71 Gustavo Soria Warm plasma reactor used for CH4-Co2 reforming
    L-PS72 Juan Alfonso Salazar Impulsional three phase power supply used for a gliding plasma discharge
    L-PS73 Adriana Delgado Plasma treatment of polymeric surfaces for nanostructure production
    L-PS74 Alberto Santos Surface modification of carbon fibers by cold atmospheric pressure Plasma Jet
    L-PS75 Gonzalo Muñoz Pulsed laser deposition of carbon nanodots
    L-PS76 Marcelo Cisternas Tin coatings on titanium substrates using plasma assisted ion implantation
    L-PS77 Daniel Osorio-González Analysis of green fluorescent protein bioluminiscence in vivo and in vitro using a glow discharge
    L-PS78 Alva  Elvia Nitrogen oxides and methane treatment by non-thermal plasma
    L-PS79 Gerardo Aviles Control of a dbd reactor applied in automotive gas degradation through LABVIEW
    L-PS80  Jesús Silva Control, diagnosis and model of DC Arc discharge applied to the synthesis of carbon nanostructures
    L-PS81 Rogério Mota Surface analysis of alumina ceramic exposed to shock waves produced by plasma expander

 

Conference Dinner LAWPP 2014
               20:00-24:00

 

FRIDAY JANUARY 31

 
Announcements

  Type

  Time

  ID

  First Author

  Title

 

Session LAWPP 2014 — Chirripo Room

Plenary 08:00 – 08:50 L-PT6 Th. Von Woedke Plasma Medicine: State and Perspectives
Plenary 09:00 – 09:50 L-PT7 M.Meyyappan

Low Temperature Plasmas for Nanotechnology Applications

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break


Session LAWPP 2014: Topic — Chirripo Room

Invited 10:30 – 11:10 L-IT6 L.F.Delgado-Aparicio Novel features of 1/1 modes in Ohmic and RF heated plasmas
Oral 11:20 – 11:40 L-O09 C. Ribeiro Overview of the Spherical Tokamak MEDUSA-CR
Oral 11:50 – 12:10

L-O10

G. Ravinda-Raju

Analysis of Swarm Coefficients in a Gas for Bi-Modal electron Energy distribution Model


Session AITP: Topic — Gondola Room
Invited 10:30 – 11:10 A-IT03 J. Pacheco Not present
Oral 11:20 – 11:40 A-O05 J.J Pireaux Pt/C catalyst for PEM fuel cells: Low pressure and low temperature plasma synthesis of Pt nanoparticles

Oral

 

11:50 – 12:10

 

A-O06

 

S. Durrant

 

Effect of ion irradiation on the structural properties and hardness of A-C:H:Si:O:F films

 

12:30 – 13:40 Lunch

 

Session LAWPP 2014 — Chirripo Room

Invited 13:40 – 14:20 L-IT7 J.T. Mendonça Twisted waves in a plasma:
photons, plasmons and phonons
Oral 14:30 – 14:50 L-O11 V.  Muñoz Self-modulation of Nonlinear Alfvén Waves in Magnetized Relativistic Electron-Positron Plasmas: Analytical Results and PIC Simulations
Oral 15:00 – 15:20 L-O12 P. Martín Banana Orbits in Elliptic Tokamaks with Hole Currents

 

Session AITP: Topic — Gondola Room

Invited 13:40 – 14:20 A-IT04 T. Czerwiec Contribution of research and innovation in plasma assisted diffusion treatments to meet modern technological challenges
Oral 14:30 – 14:50 A-O07 B. Bora Influences of electrode configurations in dual capacitively coupled radio frequency glow discharge plasma

Oral

 

15:00 – 15:20

 

A-O08

 

L. Soto

 

Transportable multipurpose pulsed power generator of  100 kilojoules to explore applications

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

 

Session LAWPP 2014 — Chirripo Room

Invited 16:00 – 16:50 L-IT8 R.Soto-Chávez Chorus wave amplification in the Radiation Belts
Oral 17:00 – 17:20 Summary R. Galvão LAWPP 2014 Summary

 

Session AITP 2014 — Gondola Room

Oral

16:00 – 16:20 A-O09 E. Leal Contact plasma glow discharge electrolysis in the presence of solid organic waste
Oral 16:30 – 16:50 A-O10 J.L. Gallego Three-electrode plasma reactor for the removal of toxic gases
Oral 17:00 – 17:20 A-O11 S. Muhl A novel toroidal planar hollow cathode deposition system for the preparation of thin films and nanoparticles

 

Cloosing Ceremony
            17:30 -18:00