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Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED:
    30 November 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    4 December 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    6 January 2016

Programme

If you have registered for Wednesday only, you can attend both the NPL Cavitation Forum and the AFPAC sessions on Wednesday. The full conference fee covers all sessions, including the NPL Cavitation Forum. 

Wednesday 13 January Thursday 14 January Friday 15 January   

Wednesday 13 January

NPL Cavitation Forum

09:30

Welcome address

09:40

(Keynote Lecture) On the reproducibility of sonochemistry and ultrasonic cleaning
David Fernandez Rivas, University of Twente, The Netherlands

10:00

What do cavitation meters measure? An objective comparison of commercially-available devices
Dan Sarno, National Physical Laboratory, UK

10:15

Acoustic cavitation emissions from a strongly driven bubble cloud
Paul Prentice, University of Dundee, UK

10:30

Cavitation mapping: filling in the gaps
Michael Draper, Sonic Systems, UK

10:45

Numerical and experimental investigation of the acoustic spectra emitted from the surface of sonicated aluminium melt
Bruno Lebon, University of Greenwich, UK

11:00

Refreshments

11:30

A "sound" method of crystallisation 
Judy Lee, University of Surrey, UK

11:45

Bubble dynamics near the inertial cavitation threshold under hybrid excitation
Ginaluca Memoli, National Physical Laboratory, UK

12:00

Controlling cavitation under practical ultrasound conditions
Bram Verhaagen, BuBclean, The Netherlands

12:15

Cavitation in complex environments 
Marc Tinguely, Imperial College London, UK

12:30

Lunch

 
 

AFPAC 2016

13:20

Welcome address for AFPAC delegates

13:30

(Invited) Ultrasonic surgery: Using sound to heal 
Robin Cleveland, University of Oxford, UK

14:00

Transforming ultrasonic sine waves into impulses for biomedical use
David Hutchins, University of Warwick, UK

14:12

High frame-rate ultrasound imaging with microbubbles
Mengxing Tang, Imperial College London, UK
 
14:24

Measurement and modelling of high intensity focused ultrasound under clinically relevant conditions
Elly Martin, University College London, UK

14:36

Acoustic particle palpation: a novel stress source for imaging tissue elasticity
James Choi, Imperial College London, UK

14:48

Sub-optical wavelength acoustic microscopy of live cells
Matt Clark, University of Nottingham, UK

15:00

Generation of high-frequency spatially broad ultrasound fields via laser induced thermoelastic expansion of nanocomposites for applications in metrology
Srinath Rajagopal, National Physical Laboratory, UK

15:12

Needle Ultrasonics
Mitra Soorani, University of Nottingham, UK

15:24

Refreshments

16:00

High frequency quantitative ultrasound spectroscopy of excised canine livers and mouse tumours using the structure factor model
Pauline Muleki Seya, LMA – CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France

16:12

Quantitative imaging and measurement uncertainty: a case study in medical ultrasound quality assurance
Trevor Esward, National Physical Laboratory, UK 

16:24

Geometric distortion of medical ultrasound images
Nick Parker, Newcastle University, UK

16:36

Formation of a mechanically fractionated lesion in histotripsy
Ki Joo Pahk, University College London, UK

16:48

Phase-insensitive ultrasound computed tomography for the diagnosis of breast disease
Christian Baker, National Physical Laboratory, UK

17:00

End of day 1