diffusion-fundamentals Diffusion Fundamentals Conference

Diffusion Fundamentals I

Basic Principles of Theory, Experiment and Application
September 22nd - 24th, 2005

Scientific Programme

Wednesday, September 21st

15.30Opening Conference Office (room 225)
16.00 - 18.00Business Meeting (for Editorial Board, Chairmen & Plenary Speakers; room SR225)
18.00 - 22.00Welcome party (water, beer, wine, sandwiches) and vernissage of paintings by Taro Ito (assembly hall)

Thursday, September 22nd

Chair: Jacques Fraissard (Paris)
08.30 - 09.10Jean Philibert (Paris): One and a Half Century of Diffusion: Fick, Einstein, and some Figures before and after
09.10 - 09.50Yossi Klafter (Tel Aviv): From Diffusion to Anomalous Diffusion: A Century after Einstein‘s Brownian Motion
09.50 - 10.30Gero Vogl (Wien): Analogies in Diffusion of Atoms, Animals, Men and Ideas

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break

Chair: Jürgen Caro (Hannover)
11.00 - 11.40Jacques Prost (Paris): Molecular Motors
11.40 - 12.20Alfred Leipertz (Erlangen): Diffusion Measurements in Fluids by Dynamic Light Scattering

12.20 - 14.00

Lunch break; lunch in the canteen "Liebigstraße"

14.00 - 15.00

Poster Presentations - Session I (Topics related to Lectures of Thursday morning)

Chair: Armin Bunde (Gießen)
15.00 - 15.40Shlomo Havlin (Ramat Gan): Anomalous Transport in Complex Networks
15.40 - 16.00Group picture with all Conference Participants in the Lecture Hall
16.00 - 16.40Gunter Schütz (Jülich): Single-File Diffusion far from Equilibrium

16.40 - 17.10

Coffee break

Chair: Harry Pfeifer (Leipzig)
17.10 - 17.50Doros Theodorou, George K. Papadopoulos (Athens): Molecular Simulation Studies of Diffusion in Zeolites and Amorphous Polymers
17.50 - 18.30Paul Callaghan (Wellington): How two Pairs of Magnetic Field Gradient Pulses Give Access to New Information about Molecular Dynamics

19.00 - 21.00Jesco Frhr. v. Puttkamer (NASA): "Space Exploration - Bildungsmagnet und Wirtschaftsfaktor", sharing a presentation for Leipzig's public (in German; optional, for those who simply remain in the large auditory)

19.00 - 24.00

Conference Dinner (organized as an informal get-together in the cellar rooms of the “Moritz-Bastei”, an old fortification in Leipzig’s former city wall). Dinner Speaker: Jürgen Caro (Hannover)

Friday, September 23rd

Chair: Josef Käs (Leipzig)
08.30 - 09.10George H. Weiss (Bethesda): Diffusion of Photons in Human Tissues
09.10 - 09.50William S. Price (Sydney): Solution Dynamics and Self-Organization
09.50 - 10.30Ilpo Vattulainen (Helsinki): How Molecules Dance in Lipid Membranes

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break

Chair: Dezsö L. Beke (Debrecen)
11.00 - 11.40David G. Norris (Nijmegen): Diffusion imaging of the brain: technical considerations and practical applications
11.40 - 12.20Paul Heitjans (Hannover): Solid-State Diffusion and NMR

12.20 - 14.00

Lunch break; lunch in the canteen "Liebigstraße"

14.00 - 16.00

Poster Presentations - Session II (Topics related to the Lectures of Thursday afternoon and Friday morning) and coffee break

15.00 - 15.45Søren Bøwadt (Brussels): Towards the Seventh Framework Programme for Research 2007 - 2013 (optional, sharing the Physics Colloquium of the Leipzig University)

Chair: Helmut Mehrer (Münster)
16.00 - 16.40Alan Chadwick (Canterbury): Diffusion in Nanocrystals
16.40 - 17.20Graeme E. Murch (Newcastle): Phenomenological Coefficients in Solid-State Diffusion

18.00 - 19.15

Recital in St.Thomas Church

19.30 - 24.00

get-together in the restaurant Bayerischer Bahnhof

Saturday, September 24th
08.30 - 09.30Poster Presentations - Session III (Topics related to the Lectures of Friday afternoon and Saturday morning) and coffee break

Chair: Freek Kapteijn (Delft)
09.30 - 10.10Marc-Olivier Coppens (Delft): Effects of Pore Heterogeneity on Diffusion in Nanopores
10.10 - 10.50Jörg Kärger (Leipzig): Molecular Diffusion under Confinement
10.50 - 11.30Douglas M. Ruthven (Orono): Technological Impacts of Diffusion in Nanopores
11.30 - 11.40Conclusion
12.00 - 14.00Business Meeting (for Editorial Board) in the restaurant "Das Fass"

Leipzig University, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences, Linnéstraße 5, 04103 Leipzig – in 20 min-walking distance to the centre (1 in the City Map).
The lecture hall (large auditory) is equipped with overhead projector and laptop (Windows) with beamer.

Conference Chairmen: Jörg Kärger, Leipzig; Paul Heitjans, Hannover
The Editorial Board of acts as International Organizing Committee.

Local Organizing Committee: Christian Chmelik, Tomas Binder
phone: +49 341 9732531, fax: +49 341 9732549

Conference Office (only during the conference): Wiete Schönfelder
phone: +49 341 9732533, mobile: +49 177 7764599

admin: Tomas Binder