Lorentz Center - Statistical mechanics of static granular media from 6 Jul 2009 through 10 Jul 2009
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    Statistical mechanics of static granular media
    from 6 Jul 2009 through 10 Jul 2009

 
Preliminary Program

Preliminary Program

 

Each session of 80 minutes consists of a main talk of 40 minutes, a 20 minute response by the discussant, followed by a 20 minute open discussion.

 

Each session of 50 minutes consists of a 30 minutes talk and a 20 minute open discussion.

 

 

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Monday 6 July 2009

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Force space

 

08:30 - 09:20          Registration/office assignment and coffee

 

Plenary room 201

09:20 – 09:30         Welcome by Lorentz Center and Organizers

09:30 – 10:50         Rafi Blumenfeld {Patrick Richard} Compactivity, Angoricity, and Open

                                 Issues in Granular Statistics

10:50 – 11:20         Coffee break

11:20 – 12:40         Wouter Ellenbroek {Thijs Vlugt} Linear response of packings close

                                 to isostaticity: diverging length scales and local displacement statistics

 

12:40 – 14:00         Lunch break in the Huygens Restaurant

 

14:00 – 14:50         Massimo Pica Ciamarra: Random loose packings

14:50 – 15:10         Coffee break

15:10 – 16:00         Brian Tighe: Local stress statistics in the force network ensemble

16:00 – 16:20         Coffee break

16:20 – 17:20         Poster announcements

 

17:30 – 19:00         Wine & Cheese party

 

 

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Tuesday 7 July 2009                   

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Configurational space

 

Plenary room 201

09:00 – 10:20         Tomaso Aste {Matthias Sperl}:

                                 When are static granular media at statistical equilibrium?

                                 Is the equilibrium state unique?

                                 And does it matter??

10:20 – 10:50         Coffee break

10:50 – 12:10         Hernαn Makse {Wim van Saarloos}: Theory of random packings

 

12:10 – 14:00         Lunch break in the Huygens Restaurant

 

Plenary room 201

14:00 – 15:20         Jorge Kurchan { Daniel Bonn}: Correlation length for amorphous

                                 systems (presentation)

15:20 – 15:40         Coffee break

15:40 – 16:30         Francesco Zamponi: Jamming and hard sphere glasses

 

           

 

 

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Wednesday 8 July 2009    

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Exploring the phase space, ergodicity

 

Plenary room 201

09:00 – 10:20         Charles Radin {Andrea Liu}: Hard spheres subject to gravity and

                                 friction

10:20 – 10:50         Coffee break

10:50 – 12:10         Corey O'Hern {Martin van Hecke}: The Connection between Micro-

                                 state Statistics and Macroscopic Properties > in Dense Granular Materials

 

12:10 – 14:00         Lunch break in the Huygens Restaurant

 

14:00 – 16:00         Individual discussions, posters discussions

 

Plenary room 201

16:00 – 16:50         Silke Henkes: The jamming transition for frictional particles

 

19:00                       Workshop dinner in Restaurant Malle Jan, down town Leiden

                                 Route

                                

 

 

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Thursday 9 July 2009

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What physics do granular temperatures describe?

 

Plenary room 201

09:00 – 10:20         Sean McNamara {Bulbul Chakraborty}: Measuring the entropy of a

                                 granular packing with overlapping volume histograms

10:20 – 10:50         Coffee break

10:50 – 12:10         Karen Daniels {Matthias Schrφter} State variables in equilibrating

                                 granular systems

 

12:10 – 14:00         Lunch break in the Huygens Restaurant

 

14:00 – 16:00         Individual discussions, posters discussions

 

Plenary room 201

16:00 – 17:30         Claus Heussinger
                                 The jamming transition as probed by quasi-static shear simulations

                                 Matthew Jenkins
                                 Comparison of bridges in colloidal and granular hard-sphere systems

                                 Andriy V. Kyrylyuk
                                 Random Packing and Jamming of Non-Spherical Particles

                                 Peidong Yu
                                 Stress-birefringence for granular experiments in 3D

 

 

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Friday 10 July 2009                     

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Plenary room 201

09:00 – 10:20         Antonio Coniglio {Peter Schall} The role of friction and shear

                                 stress in the jamming transition

10:20 – 10:50         Coffee break

10:50 – 12:30         Open plenum (sign up)

 

12:30                       Closing notes

 

 

 

 

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