International Workshop on Acoustic Activation of Surface Processes
January 9-12, 2013, Breckenridge, Colorado

Workshop Program
Wednesday, January 9
17:30-19:30:Registration
19:30-21:00:Welcome reception

Thursday, January 10
07:30:Breakfast
08:00-08:50:Registration
08:50-09:00:Introductory Remarks
09:00-09:40:Peter Hess, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Guided ultrasonic bulk (3D), surface (2D), and wedge (1D) waves in surface diagnostics and processing
09:40-10:20:Yasunobu Inoue, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan
Acoustic wave excitation of catalysis at surfaces
10:20-11:00:Henry Helvajian, The Aerospace Corporation
Observation of enhanced diffusion of molecular clusters via pulsed laser ultrasonic excitation: The role amplitude modulated laser excitation to materials synthesis/processing
11:00-11:30:Coffee break
11:30-12:10:Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia
Computational and theoretical analysis of acoustic enhancement of surface diffusion
12:10-12:50:Steven George, University of Colorado
Low temperature growth of thin films based on electron stimulated desorption techniques
12:50-14:20:Lunch
14:20-15:00:Brian Holloway, DARPA
Building a DARPA program - the case of Local Control of Materials Synthesis (LoCo)
15:00-15:40:Yongfeng Lu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Possibility to grow crystalline thin films at room temperature using ion-assisted pulsed laser deposition
15:40-16:20:Susan Sinnott, University of Florida
Atomic-scale modeling of surface modification and thin-film deposition
16:20 - 16:50:Coffee break
16:50-17:30:Thomas Dickinson, Washington State University
The 'one-two punch': Synergisms in laser and mechanical interactions with surfaces
17:30-18:10:Ye Xu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Understanding surface processes through first-principles calculations
18:10-19:30:Poster Session (4x4 foot posters are recommended)
19:30:Dinner on your own

Friday, January 11
07:30:Breakfast
09:00-09:40:Norman Tolk, Vanderbilt University
Coherent acoustic phonons: A novel approach to materials characterization and modification far from equilibrium
09:40-10:20:Vladimir Zaitsev, Institute of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and University of Virginia
Theoretical and computational study of acoustically induced structuring of diffusing adatoms by standing surface waves
10:20-11:00:David Geohegan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
In situ diagnostics of carbon nanostructure growth kinetics on surfaces: Pulsed CVD of nanotubes and graphene
11:00-11:30:Coffee break
11:30-12:10:Keith A. Nelson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Photoacoustics from MHz to THz, from surface to bulk, from linear response to shock
12:10-12:50:Ali Oguz Er, University of California, Irvine
Sonic waves in solids generated by femtosecond pulses. A time resolved x-ray diffraction study
12:50-14:20:Lunch
14:20-15:00:George H. Gilmer, Colorado School of Mines
Atomistic simulations of thin film deposition: Discussion of shock wave activation using ion beams and laser pulses
15:00-15:40:Hilkka I. Kenttämaa, Purdue University
Laser-induced acoustic desorption mass spectrometry
15:40 - 16:10:Coffee break
16:10-16:50:Bruce H. Weiller, The Aerospace Corporation
Chemical vapor deposition of graphene
16:50-17:30:Petra Reinke, University of Virginia
Studying materials synthesis with surface science methods-ultrathin films, interfaces and nanostructures
18:30-20:00:Workshop Dinner at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

Saturday, January 12
07:30:Breakfast
09:00-09:40:Gerald Diebold, Brown University
Photoacoustics at surfaces and thermal diffusion
09:40-10:20:Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The versatility of semiconductor nanomembrane release and transfer printing techniques
10:20-11:00:Craig Arnold, Princeton University
Acoustically controlled microfluidic jetting for laser printing applications
11:00-11:30:Coffee break
11:30-12:30:Round Table Discussion
12:30-13:30:Lunch