– 14th International Meeting on Thermodiffusion

This is the preliminary program. Each presentation is 15 minutes plus 5 minutes Q&A. The posters will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Tuesday, May 25

08:30 - 09:00 Mingling

09:00 - 09:10 Opening remarks

09:10 – 11:00 Session 1 (Confined systems) Session leader: Guillaume Galliero

1. 09:10 - 09:50 F. Montel (Invited)
The Soret effect: a trade-off between mobility and thermal force at molecular scale

2.09:50 - 10:10 Hadise Baghooee, François Montel, Guillaume Galliero, Charlotte Lassen, Wei Yan, and Alexander Shapiro
Thermogravitational Segregation in North Sea Reservoirs

3. 10:10 - 10:30 Abdelkader Mojtabi, Pierre Costeseque, Bafétigué Ouattara, and Marie-Catherine Charrier-Mojtabi
Influence of the bounding plates on species separation in a vertical thermogravitational column

4. 10:30 - 10:50 Khayri Sioud, Ali Abdennadher, Slim Kaddeche, Marie-Catherine Charrier-Mojtabi, and Abdelkader Mojtabi
Thermo-gravitation in a binary mixture for vertical and horizontal annular configurations

10:50 – 13:00 Break

13:00 – 14:40 Session 2 (Experimental techniques) Session leader: Werner Köhler

5. 13:00 - 13:40 R. Piazza (Invited)
Birth, growth, and death of an optothermally-generated 2D colloidal crystal

6. 13:40 - 14:00 Fabrizio Croccolo, Philipp Baaske, Henri Bataller, Marco Braibanti, Marina Carpineti, Roberto Cerbino, Aleksandar Donev, Werner Köhler, José M. Ortiz de Zárate, Shenghua Xu, and Alberto Vailati
The Giant Fluctuations (NEUF-DIX) Space Project

7. 14:00 - 14:20 Namkyu Lee and Simone Wiegand
Development of Thermophoretic Microfluidic Device Compared to TDFRS

8. 14:20 - 14:40 Elke Sondermann, Florian Kargl and Andreas Meyer
In-situ measurement of thermodiffusion in liquid alloys

14:40 - 15:30 Break

15:30 – 16:30 Posters

16:30 – 19:20 Session 3 (Heterogeneous systems) Session leader: Marisol Ripoll

9. 16:30 - 16:50 Konstantin I. Morozov and Werner Köhler
Brownian particle thermal drift caused by hydrodynamic fluctuations

10. 16:50 - 17:10 Werner Köhler, Bastian Pur, Florian Schock, and Konstantin I. Morozov
The unreasonable universality of the thermophoretic velocity in asymmetric binary mixtures

Cancelled: 11. 17:10 - 17:30 Nikolai Kocherginsky and Martin Gruebele
Physicochemical Mechanics: Thermodiffusion and Thermoelectric Phenomena

New time: 12. 17:10 - 17:30 Michael T. Rauter, Bjørn Hafskjold, Sondre K. Schnell, and Signe Kjelstrup
Coupled fluid transport through vapor-gap membranes for use in cleaning contaminated liquids

17:30 - 18:00 Break

13. 18:00 - 18:20 Berin Šeta, Mireia Prats, Jaume Massons, Fina Gavalda, M. Mounir Bou-Ali, and Xavier Ruiz
Coupled Marangoni and Soret effect in laterally heated cavities containing binary mixtures

14. 18:20 - 18:40 Kim R. Kristiansen and Signe Kjelstrup 
Thermal Diffusion Through a Hydrophobic Nanopore

15. 18:40 - 19:00 Juan D. Olarte-Plata and Fernando Bresme
The role of internal mass distribution on the thermal polarisation of Janus particles

16. 19:00 - 19:20 Diego Kingston, Øivind Wilhelmsen, and Signe Kjelstrup
The influence of thermodiffusion in the modeling of distillation columns for air separation

Wednesday, May 26

08:30 - 09:00 Mingling

09:00 – 10:40 Session 4 (Models) Session leader: Bjørn Hafskjold

17. 09:00 - 09:40 G. Ciccotti (Invited)
A boundary driven scheme for heat and particle diffusion in binary mixtures

18. 09:40 - 10:00 Rodrigo de Miguel and J. Miguel Rubi
Strong coupling and negative thermophoresis

19. 10:00 - 10:20 Andrés Arango-Restrepo and J. Miguel Rubi
Role of interfacial entropy in the particle-size dependence of thermophoretic mobility

20. 10:20 - 10:40 Samy Khennache, Hai Hoang, and Guillaume Galliero
Thermodynamic interpretation of thermodiffusion in binary mixtures

10:40 – 13:00 Break

13:00 – 16:40 Session 5 (Simulations) Session leader: Valentina Shevtsova

21. 13:00 - 13:40 D. Frenkel  (Invited)
Rocket propulsion on the nanoscale

22. 13:40 - 14:00 Sergi Roca-Bonet and Marisol Ripoll
Self-thermophoretic dimers and trimers collective motion: the interplay of hydrodynamics, phoretic, and steric interactions
23. 14:00 - 14:20 Alberto Medina and Marisol Ripoll
Thermophoresis of a helicoidal polymer

14:20 - 15:00 Break

24. 15:00 - 15:20 James W. Carter, Miguel A. Gonzalez, Nicholas J. Brooks, John M. Seddon, and Fernando Bresme  
Flip-flop asymmetry of cholesterol in model membranes induced by thermal gradients

25. 15:20 - 15:40 Daniel Markthaler, Shilpa Mohankumar, Simone Wiegand, and Niels Hansen
Computational Investigation of the Soret Coefficient in the Context of Host/Ligand Binding
26. 15:40 - 16:00 Bjørn Hafskjold, Signe Kjelstrup, Olav Galteland, and Dick Bedeaux
Soret effects in porous media

27. 16:00 - 16:20 Oliver R. Gittus and Fernando Bresme
The Isotopic Soret Effect Revisited: Mass Asymmetry in Binary Mixtures of Rod-Like Particles

28. 16:20 - 16:40 Gabriela Guevara-Carrión, Robin Fingerhut, and Jadran Vrabec
Fick and Maxwell-Stefan diffusion in quaternary liquid mixtures by molecular simulation

16:40 – 19:00 Announcements, posters

Thursday, May 27

08:30 - 09:00 Mingling

09:00 – 10:40 Session 6 (Soft matter) Session leader: Francois Montel

29. 09:00 - 09:40 Valentina Shevtsova (Invited)
Benefits of microgravity experiments for thermodiffusion research

30. 09:40 - 10:00 Henri Bataller, Daniel Sommermann, Bastian Pur, Marcel Schraml, Werner Köhler, and Fabrizio Croccolo
Preliminary results on the polystyrene, toluene and cyclohexane and on the polystyrene and toluene mixtures of the DCMIX4 experiment

31. 10:00 - 10:20 A.T. Ndjaka, P. Fruton, A. Lassin, M. Azaroual, W. Köhler, F. Croccolo, and H. Bataller
Dynamic Shadowgraphy measurements of the diffusion and Soret coefficients in triethylene glycol - water binary mixtures

32. 10:20 - 10:40 Tatyana Lyubimova, Nadezhda Zubova, Valentina Shevtsova, and Aliaksandr Mialdun
The role of cell configuration in determining the Soret separation

10:40 – 13:00 Break

13:00 – 16:20 Session 7 (Multicomponent mixtures and electrolytes) Session leader: Fernando Bresme

33. 13:00 - 13:40 S. Wiegand (Invited)
Thermophoresis of biological and biocompatible compounds in aqueous solution

34. 13:40 - 14:00 C.I.A.V Santos, M.C.F. Barros, A.C.F. Ribeiro, A. Mialdun, and V. Shevtsova
Investigation of the Soret coefficient in liquid mixtures: TEG – water

35. 14:00 - 14:20 Valentina Shevtsova, Sergei Prokopev, Tatyana Lyubimova, M. Mounir BouAli, Ane Errarte, and Aliaksandr Mialdun
Cross-diffusion and Soret separation stability in the toluene-methanol-cyclohexane mixture

36. 14:20 14:40 Ane Errarte, Berin Šeta, Fina Gavalda, M. Mounir Bou-Ali,and  Xavier Ruiz
Transient analysis of ternary mixtures in thermogravitational microcolumn using optical digital interferometry

14:40 - 15:00 Break

37. 15:00 - 15:20 A. F. Gunnarshaug, D. Bedeaux, and S. Kjelstrup
The heat of transfer and the Peltier coefficient of electrolytes

38. 15:20 - 15:40 Marco Sauermoser, Signe Kjelstrup, and Bruno G. Pollet
The Impact of Peltier and Dufour Coefficients on Heat Fluxes and Temperature Profiles in the Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

39. 15:40 - 16:00 Shilpa Mohanakumar and Simone Wiegand
Aqueous potassium salt solutions: thermophoretic behavior in the context of Hofmeister series

40. 16:00 - 16:20 Li Fu, Cecilia Herrero, Michaël De San Feliciano, Laurent Joly, and Samy Merabia
Giant thermoelectric response of nanofluidic systems driven by water excess enthalpy

16:20 – 17:00 Break

17:00 – 18:20 Session 8 (Convection) Session leader: Miguel Rubi

41. 17:00 - 17:20 Tatyana Lyubimova, Dmitriy Lyubimov, and Nikolay Lobov
Vibration effect on a stability of convective flow of a binary mixture in vertical layer with differentially heated boundaries

42. 17:20 - 17:40 Paul Fruton, Henri Bataller, Cédric Giraudet, and Fabrizio Croccolo
Characterization of the Convective Dissolution of CO2 in Water at a Temperature of 308 K and Pressures up to 10 MPa

43. 17:40 - 18:00 I. N. Cherepanov and B. L. Smorodin
Traveling waves of a colloidal suspension in a closed cell

18:00 – 18:20 Closing



Tuesday, May 25

P1. Daniel Sommermann, Jannik Kantelhardt , Werner Köhler, Henri Bataller, and Fabrizio Croccolo
Diffusion and thermodiffusion of polymers in mixed solvents

P2. Daniel Zapf and Werner Köhler
Structure function analysis of non-equilibrium fluctuations in a polymer solution

P3. Marcel Schraml, Aliaksandr Mialdun, Valentina Shevtsova, Ane Errarte, Mounir M. Bou-Ali, and Werner Köhler
Sign changes of the Soret coefficient in a strongly interacting system: the DCMIX3-system water/ethanol/triethylene glycol

P4. Roman Reh, Lorenz Kiel, Daniel Zapf, and Werner Köhler
Particle sorting by Marangoni convection in microfluidic channels

P5. Ane Errarte, Marcel Schraml, Aliaksandr Mialdun, Werner Köhler, Valentina Shevtsova, and M. Mounir Bou-Ali
DCMIX4 experiments on fullerene, tetrahydronaphthalene and toluene nanofluid mixture: preliminary on ground results

P10. Tatyana Lyubimova and Nadezhda Zubova
Onset and nonlinear regimes of Soret-induced convection of ternary mixture in a rectangular porous cavity

Wednesday, May 26

P6. Shi-Ling Liang, Daniel Maria Busiello, and Paolo De Los Rios
Thermophoresis of multi-state particles

P7. Antton Sanjuan, Ane Errarte, and M. Mounir Bou-Ali
Analysis of thermophoresis for the separation of polystyrene microparticles and nanoparticles in microfluidic devices

P8. A.C.F. Ribeiro, A.J.M. Valente, M.A. Esteso, M.M. Rodrigo, Ana M.T.D.P.V. Cabral, and D.G. Leaist
Multicomponent transport by diffusion of drugs in carriers-containing aqueous solutions

P9. Tatyana Lyubimova, Kseniya Rushinskaya, and Nadezhda Zubova
Nonlinear regimes of convection of a binary mixture with temperature-dependent thermal diffusion coefficient in a rectangular cavity at different gravity levels