[2/21]AIMR Workshop Structure and Dynamics of Glasses


WPI-AIMR Workshop Structure and Dynamics of Glasses


Feb. 21st (Sunday), 2016


Mingwei Chen & Takeshi Egami


  • 8:50-9:00 Welcome and Introduction, Mingwei Chen

  • Session Chair: Takeshi Egami
  • 9:00-9:30 Lindsay Greer (University of Cambridge)
    “Extending the range of the glassy state in metals”
  • 9:30-10:00 Konstantinos Georgarakis (AIMR, Tohoku University)
    “Structural evolution during vitrification of metallic liquids”
  • 10:00-10:30 Akihiko Hirata (AIMR, Tohoku University)
    “Atomic-scale disproportionation in amorphous silicon monoxide”

  • 10:30-10:50 Coffee Break

  • Session Chair: Lindsay Greer
  • 10:50-11:20 Perter Harrowell (University of Sydney)
    “Rigidity and its Loss in Glasses and Liquids”
  • 11:20-11:50 Mo Li (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    “Cluster formation in liquids: A physical process or geometric pattern formation?”

  • 11:50-13:00 Lunch

  • Session Chair: Mo Li
  • 13:00-13:30 Takeshi Egami (University of Tennessee)
    “Atomistic origin of viscosity of liquids and colloids”
  • 13:30-14:00 Mark Robbins (Johns Hopkins University)
    “Flow in Glasses at High Rates and the Nature of the Glass Transition”
  • 14:00-14:30 Ken Nakajima (Tokyo Institute of Technology, AIMR)
    “Dynamical heterogeneities and their time evolution on the surface of an amorphous polymer”
  • 14:30-14:50 Fan Zhu (AIMR, Tohoku University)
    “Correlation between spatial heterogeneity and sub-Tg relaxation of metallic glasses”

  • 14:50-15:10 Coffee Break

  • Session Chair: Akihiko Hirata
  • 15:10-15:40 Xijie Wang (Stanford University)
    “Ultrafast electron scattering and X-ray XFEL: connecting structure dynamics with material functionality”
  • 15:40-16:10 Shinji Kohara (National Institute for Materials Science)
    “Temperature-induced relaxation towards perfect glass in permanently densified SiO2 glass”
  • 16:10-16:40 Dmitri Louzguine (AIMR, Tohoku University)
    “Surface structure and properties of bulk metallic glasses”
  • 16:40-17:00 Mingwei Chen (AIMR, Tohoku University)
    “Experimental characterization of supercooled liquid/crystal interfaces”

  • 17:00-17:10 Closing, Takeshi Egami


1st floor seminar room in WPI-AIMR main building.


Akihiko Hirata
Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

E-MAIL : hirata@wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp