International Workshop on Plasma Computations & Applications (IWPCA 2008)

July 14-15, 2008

JULY 14 Monday (INTI-International University College)
   
0900 – 0915 Registration
0915 – 0920   Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saw Sor Heoh
Chairperson of IWPCA 2008
0920 – 0930

Opening Address

Prof. Dr. Lee Fah Onn
President and Vice-Chancellor of INTI International University College

0930 – 0945 Group Photograph
0945 –1045

Keynote Address (Chair: Prof. T.A. Al-Khalafawy)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saw Sor Heoh
INTI International University College
Research Results of Plasma Focus Numerical Experiments

Prof. Dr. Lee Sing
Institute for Plasma Focus Studies
INTI International University College
Nanyang Technological University
Results of the Internet-based Workshop on Plasma Focus Numerical 
Experiments

1045 – 1100 Refreshments
   
Session 1 - Numerical Experiments (Prof. Dr. Lee Sing & Assoc Prof. Dr. Saw Sor Heoh)
   
1100 – 1130 Module 1 (Laboratory 3 & 4)
1130 – 1300

Module 2 (Laboratory 3 & 4)

(Trainers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajdeep Singh Rawat, Dr. Sharif Al-Hawat,
Mr. Rishi Verma & Mr. Lee Seng Huat)

1300 – 1400 Lunch
   
Session 2 - Paper Presentations (Part 1) (Chair: Prof. M.P.Srivastava)
   
1400 – 1420 Yang Si-Ze
Association for Plasma Studies, China
Improvement of Cutting Tools with High Energy Density Plasma
1420 – 1440 Rajdeep Singh Rawat
Nanyang Technology University, Singapore
Application of Plasma Focus Thin Film Depositions and Processing
1440 – 1500 Yap Seong Ling
University of Malaya                                          
Plasma focus as an ion beam source
1500 – 1520 Sharif Hassan Al-Hawat
Department of Physics, Syria
Numerical Calculation of 2.8 kJ Plasma Focus Characteristics Using a Five
Phase Model
1520 – 1540 Refreshments
   
Session 3 – Paper Presentations (Part 2) (Chair: Dr. Rattachat Mongkolnavin)
   
1540 – 1600  
1600 – 1620 M Zakaullah
Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan
Plasma Focus Assisted Aluminium Carburizing at Room Temperature
1620 – 1640 Rishi Verma
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Development of Miniature Plasma Focus as Portable Neutron Source
1640 – 1700 Deepak Prasad Subedi
Kathmandu University, Nepal     
Surface Modification of Polycarbonate by Low PressureDC Glow Discharge
1700 – 1720 Lee Seng Huat
University of Malaya
Dynamic Measurement of a Plasma Focus
1720 – 1740 Lee Sing
Institute for Plasma Focus Studies
INTI International University College
Nanyang Technological University
Numerical Experiments on PF 400 Neutron Yield
   
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JULY 15 Tuesday (University of Malaya)
   
Session 4 – Experiments
   
0900 – 1030 Yap Seong Ling and Jasbir Singh
University of Malaya
Plasma Focus Experiment – Part 1
1030 – 1045 Refreshments
1045 – 1200 Yap Seong Ling and Jasbir Singh
University of Malaya
Plasma Focus Experiment – Part 2
1200 – 1230

Keynote Address (Chair:  Prof. Samad Sobhanian)

Prof. Dr. Wong Chiow San
University of Malaya
Research on Small Plasma Devices at University Malaya

1230 – 1300 Group Photograph
1300 – 1400 Lunch
   
Session 5 – Paper Presentations (Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajdeep Singh Rawat)
   
1400 – 1420 Mudtorlep Nisoa
Walailak University, Thailand
Research development on plasma and microwave technologies at WalailakUniversity
1420 – 1440 M.A. Mohammadi S.Sobhamian
University of Tabriz, Iran
Current Sheath Dynamics & its Evolution Studies in Sahand Filippov Type Plasma Focus
1440 – 1500 Widdi Usada
Plasma Group, Nuclear Research Centre, Indonesia
Concept of Electron Source Based on Pulsed Plasma Discharge
1500 – 1520 Lee Yen Sian
University of Malaya
Pulsed Plasma Synthesis of Nanoparticles  
1520 – 1540 Chan Li San
University of Malaya
Time Resolved Imaging of Plasmas in a Capillary Discharge
1540 – 1600 Refreshments
1600 – 1800 AAAPT General Meeting
1900 Workshop Dinner
   
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