Following are some of the invited speakers for ICPA-17 that we have confirmed. We are still contacting the other candidates for the invited talk. Please give us a prompt reply if you have received our invitation.


No. Name Institution Title
1 Clifford Surko University of California, San Diego, USA Plasma Techniques for Science with Positrons and the Physics Payoff
2 Filip Tuomisto Aalto University, Finland Defect studies in semiconductors with positron annihilation: what next?
3 Z. Tang East China Normal University, China Defects as single-quantum centers in semiconductors: Theoretical prediction and positron annihilation studies
4 Christoph Hugenschmidt Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany Defect Studies and Fundamental Experiments Using the Low-Energy High-Intensity Positron Beam at NEPOMUC
5 Alexander H Weiss University of Texas at Arlington, USA Positron Interactions at the Surfaces of Two Dimensional Materials
6 Brian E. O'Rourke AIST, Japan Electron accelerator based positron research at AIST, current status and future plans
7 Yasuyoshi Nagai Tohoku University, Japan Nuclear Materials Study by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Combined with Atom Probe Tomography
8 Atsuo Kawasuso Japan Atomic Energy Agency,Japan Spin-Polarized Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy: Present and Future
9 Masanori Fujinami Chiba University, Japan Hydrogen induced defects in metals by positron annihilation spectroscopy
10 Yasuyuki Nagashima

Tokyo University of Science,Japan

Recent Experimental Studies on the Positronium Negative Ion
11 Akira Uedono University of Tsukuba, Japan Vacancy-Type Defects in GaN for Power Devices Probed by Positron Annihilation
12 Atsushi Kinomura Kyoto University, Japan

Development of Slow Positron Beamlines for Advanced Characterization of Irradiated Materials

13 Kengo Shibuya The University of Tokyo, Japan Partial Wave Analysis of Ps-Xe Collisions at Ultra-Low Energy
14 Yuki Fukaya Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan Total-reflection high-energy positron diffraction (TRHEPD) for structure determination of topmost surface layer
15 J David Van Horn University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA Positron Analysis of Natural Quartz and other Crystalline Materials
16 Farida Selim Bowling Green State University, USA New Scintillation Detector for Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy and its Significance on Defect Spectroscopy of Semiconductors and Dielectrics
17 Andreas Wagner Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy at a Superconducting Electron Accelerator
18 Maik Butterling Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands POSH-PALS positron annihilation spectrometer for advanced characterization of defects in solar cells
19 Dirk van der Werf Swansea University, UK Measurements on Antihydrogen
20 Laszlo Liszkay CEA Saclay, France Measuring gravity on antimatter: progress in the GBAR experiment
21 M. ¨CF. Barthe Universite d'Orl¨¦ans, France Identification of Vacancy defects induced in nuclear ceramics using Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy: a theoretical and experimental comparison
22 S. Mariazzi Institut fur subatomare Physik, Austria Positronium cloud production and its laser excitation for Antihydrogen formation in AEgIS Experiment
23 Y. M. Sun Yuan Ze University, Taiwan Structure behaviors of isothermally annealed poly(4-methyl-1-pentene) membranes characterized by positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy
24 Sergey Stepanov National Research Nuclear University, Russia Positron Hot Spot Chemistry of Aqueous Solutions
25 Jan Kuriplach Charles University, Czech Republic Parameter-Free Gradient Correction for Positron States in Oxides
26 J. Cizek Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland Characterization of defects in ultrafine-grained interstitial-free steel prepared by severe plastic deformation
27 R. Zaleski Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Poland Application of positron porosimetry to in situ monitoring of processes in mesopores
28 Vladimir Slugen Institute of Nuclear and Physical Engineering, Slovakia PAS studies of irradiated and hydrogen implantation damaged reactor steels
29 Pradeep Pujari Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India Positron studies on polymer nanocomposites: An overview of work at Trombay
30 PMG Nambissan Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India Structural Inversion of Spinel Oxide Nanocrystallites Investigated by Positron Annihilation and Complementary Experiments
31 Ilja Makkonen Aalto University, Finland Identification of vacancy defects in transparent semiconducting oxides: the cases of ZnO, In2O3 and SnO2
32 Cao Xingzhong Institute of High Energy Physics, China Irradiation induced defects by Fe-ion in 316L stainless steel studied by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy
33 D. J. Keeble University of Dundee, UK Vacancy defect detection and identification in perovskite oxide materials
34 M. A. Alam University of Bristol, UK Free volume, molecular mobility and polymer structure ¨C a positron annihilation perspective regarding practical applications
35 Peter Mascher McMaster University, Canada The McMaster Intense Positron Beam Facility ¨C An Update
36 Wang Baoyi Institute of High Energy Physics, China Study of irradiation effect on positron annihilation in polymers
37 Hao Peng Macmaster University, Canada

New techniques to enhance molecular sensitivity of PET (positron emission tomography)

38 Kenji Ito AIST, Japan

Nanoporosity in Functional Thin Materials Characterized by Positronium Annihilation Techniques

39 B. J. Ye University of Science and Technology, China High-accuracy positron lifetime calculations in both theoretical and experimental aspects
40 Yasuharu Shirai Kyoto University, Japan New Vacancy-Formation Mechanism Revealed by Positron nnihilation
-Phase Transformation Induced Vacancy-
41 Dermot G. Green Durham University, UK Positron scattering and annihilation on atoms and molecules
42 C. Q. He Wuhan University, China What can we learn on mesoporous thin films by positron annihilation spectroscopy based on a slow positron beam
43 Tetsuya Hirade Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan Temperature Dependence of Positronium Bubble Oscillation in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
44 Toshio Hyodo KEK, Japan Recent developments and results at Slow Positron Facility of Institute of Materials Structure Science, KEK
45 Pushkar N. Patil University of Trento,Italy

Study of CO2 gas transport in pure and composite epoxy membranes in the framework of free volume model for diffusion