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RESEARCH AT HIGH PRESSURE

KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY
MERIDEN, NH
June 25-30, 2000

Isaac Silvera, Chair
Paul McMillan, Vice-Chair

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New Frontiers in the New Millennium
  • Ray Jeanloz- (TBA): on High Pressure Challenges in the New Millenium
  • A. Macdonald (tentative) -(TBA): on The Life Process and Hydrostatic Pressure
Hydrogen under Static Pressure
  • P. Loubeyre- (TBA) on Hydrogen at Static Pressures
  • J. Kohanoff- Understanding the nature of phase III of compressed hydrogen: quantitative comparison between first-principles and experimental data
  • H. Nagara- Theoretical studies of pressure induced metallic transitions and molecular dissociation in highly compressed hydrogen.
Polyatomics and Shock Pressure
  • Gilbert Collins- Laser Produced Shock Wave Equation of State and Reflectivity Measurements of Deuterium up to 3 Mbar
  • C.S. Yoo- Transitions and Chemistry in Simple Molecular Solids: Convergence of Shock and Static High-Pressure Data at High temperature
  • K. Aoki- Proton Transfer in Dense Ice.
New Materials
  • P. Alivasatos- Nanocrystals as model systems for solid-solid phase transitions
  • V. Brazhkin- New superhard carbon materials: trends of research
  • J. Badding- Pressure Tuning in the Search for Improved Thermoelectric Materials"
Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • R. Wentzcovitch-(TBA) on the Theory of the Mantle
  • R. Boehler-(TBA) on Laboratory Synthesis of Mantle Materials
  • D. Weidner- (TBA) on The Static Earth Mantle
Not So Simple Metals
  • J. Neaton- New twists on the theory of simple metals under compression
  • K Syassen- Structural Phase Transitions of Simple Metals under Pressure
  • Awards Talks for Young Researchers-TBA
Magnetism and Superconductivity
  • V. Struzhkin- Superconductivity and Magnetism at Multimegabar Pressures.
  • M. Pasternak-The Agonizing Death of Magnetism in Matter at High Pressures
  • G. Wortmann (tentative) TBA on synchrotron studies of magnetic materials
New Methods and Techniques
  • D. Hauserman-(TBA) on The New High Pressure Synchrotron Beam Line at APS
  • S. Weir- Experiments at Mbar Pressures with Designer Anvils
  • I. Goncharenko-Neutron scattering in the 50 GPa pressure range. Studies of magnetic structures and phase transitions.
A Half Century of High Pressure Physics
  • A. Ruoff- A century of high pressure research: The players and the plays.
  • W. Daniels- Fifty Years of High Pressure Experiments-a Personal Journey

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