International Conference


Troitsk, Russia, September 7-9, 1995


7 September

9:30  OPENING SESSION (Conference Hall  1)

Co-Chairmen: S.M. Stishov   W.J. Nellis

10:00   Isaac Silvera   Lyman Laboratory of Physics,  arvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA    

Seeking Metallic Hydrogen.  

10:40   Hans D. Hochheimer  Department of Physics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA 

High pressure as a tool to study phase transitions  
11:20   COFFEE BREAK   

11:40   Arthur L. Ruoff  Department of Material Science and Engineering, Cornel University, Bard Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-1501, USA   

Is there a TPa in your future?  
12:20     Russell J. Hemley  and  Ho-kwang Mao  Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road N.W., Washington D.C. 20015-1305, USA     Progress on hydrogen at multimegabar pressures.  
13:00   LUNCH  
Chairman: Yu.M. Kagan  

15:00   W.J. Nellis Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550, USA   

Equation of State and Electrical Conductivity of Fluid Hydrogen and of Jupiter up to 2 Mbar.  

15:40  V.E. Fortov HEDRC, IVTAN, 127412, Moscow, Izhorskaya, 13/19, Russia    

Nonideal Plasmas at High Pressure. 
16:20   COFFEE BREAK  

16:40   Raymond Jeanloz University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-4767  USA   

High-Pressure Geophysics and Materials Studies.  
17:20   Jorge Kohanoff  ICTP, Trieste, Italy

The High Pressure Behaviour of Metallic Hydrogen by ab initio Molecular Dynamics.  

18:00-19:00     POSTER SESSION   (Conference Hall 1)   
8 September  
Chairman: W.J. Nellis  
9:30   John Shaner Los Alarnos National Laboratory, MS F670, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA Carbon at high temperature and pressure.  

10:10      A.N. Dremin  and O.N.Breusov     High Dynamic Pressure Department, Institute of Chemical Physics (Chernogolovka), Russian Academy of Sciences, 142432 Chernogolovka, RUSSIA   

Shock wave chemical physics.

10:50   Neil Holmes   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P.O. Box 808 Livermore, CA 94550, USA   

Lasers, Equilibrium, and Ultra-High Pressure Laboratory Physics
11:50     Ryurik F. Trunin  Russian Nuclear Center, 607200, Arzamas-16, Nizhni Novgorod region, Saharov str., 15-1, Russia   

Some unsolved issues of material behaviour  under  strong shockes  in  application   to equation-of-state studies.  

(Conference Hall 2) 
Chairman: R.G. Arkhipov  
9:30  Francis H. Ree   Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, P. O. Box 808 L-299, Livermore CA 94550, USA  Modeling High-Pressure and High-Temperature Behavior of Chemically Reactive Systems. 

10:10  D.D. Klug  and John S. Tse   Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences  National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0R6   

Quantum Studies of High Pressure Phase Transitions in Si, Ti, and  Ge oxides.

10:50   E.G.Maksimov   P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow 117924, Russia   

Simplified microscopical approach for calculating electronic and lattice properties of ionic crystals.  

11:50 E.E. Tareyeva  and V.N.Ryzhov  Institute for High Pressure Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia    Freezing and glass transitions at high density.

12:30   Marco Bernasconi   Max Planck Institut fur Festkorperforschung,   Stuttgart, Germany

Ab Initio Simulation of Phase Transformations Under Pressure.  
13:10   LUNCH
Chairman: R. Hemley  

15:00  E.G. Ponyatovsky Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences,       142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow district, Russia   

Pressure induced amorphization and metastable phase equilibria in amorphous state.
15:40   V.V. Brazhkin   Institute for High Pressure Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia High Pressure Phase Transformations in Disordered Condensed Matter.
16:20   Marcos Grimsditch  Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne IL 60439, USA  Amorphous Materials under Pressure:  Polymorphism and Anisotropy. 
17:20   Andrew P. Jephcoat Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Observations of Melting at High Pressure in the Diamond-Anvil Cell.
18:00   J.A. Schouten   Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, University of Amsterdam,     Valckenierstraat 65, NL-1018 XE Amsterdam, The Netherlands  What do we know of multi-component systems at high pressure?  
  (Conference Hall 2)  
Chairman: H.D. Hochheimer  
15:00   L.G. Khvostantsev  Institute for High Pressure Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia  Device of toroid type: a universal high pressure apparatus
15:40   J. Mesot Laboratory for Neutron Scattering,  ETH Zurich and Paul Scherrer Institut, CH-5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland.  High Pressure Neutron Experiments at Continuous Sources. 
16:20   Alan Polian   Physique des Milieux Condenses, Universite P. & M. Curie, B77, 4 Place Jussieu, F-75252 Paris CEDEX 05, France    Xray Absorption Spectroscopy and  Diffraction under High Pressure:       Examples and Future Developments.  
17:00   COFFEE BREAK  
17:20   A.A. Leshchuk   V.N.Bakul Institute for Superhard Materials, 2, Avtozavodskaya St., 254074 Kiev, Ukraine    Thermomechanical state of a HPA reaction cell in diamond synthesis. 
18:00   Kenichi Takemura   National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials, Namiki 1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305  JAPAN Structural study of elemental metals under pressure.  
9 September Saturday  
Conference Hall 1   
Chairman: I. Silvera  
9:30   N.W. Ashcroft  Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics, Clark Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y 14853-2501, USA   ABSOLUTUM OBSOLETUM: Wigner and Huntington  60  years Later -- The States of Hydrogen and High Pressure Physics. 
10:10   Ho-kwang Mao and   Russell J. Hemley  Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road N.W., Washington D.C. 20015-1305, USA    Experimental Study of Equation of State and Elasticity of Earth Materials at High Pressure and Temperature. 
10:50      R.G. Arkhipov  and  E.S.Itskevitsh  Institute for High Pressure Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia   Electronic Spectra under Pressure, Experiment, Theory.  
11:30   COFFEE BREAK  
11:50   G.A. Sobolev Institute of Seismology, Russian Academy of Sciences, B. Gruzinskaia, 10, 242810 Moscow  Investigation of rocks physical properties changes during phase transformations at high p-T parameters.
12:30   Friedrich Hensel   Fachgebeit Physikalische Chemie, Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Hans-Meerwein-Strasse, Marburg D35042, GERMANY  Interatomic Interactions in Dense Metal Vapor. 
13:10   D.A.Kirzhnits P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow 117924 Russia    Extreme States of Matter.
13:50   CLOSING  



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