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KITP Conference: Emerging Concepts in Glass Physics (June 21-25, 2010)
Coordinators: Takeshi Egami, Michael L. Falk, Srikanth Sastry

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Monday, June 21, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Takeshi Egami (Univ. Tennessee)

Session Topic: Glass Problem
Talks are 45 min plus 15 min discussion

8:50am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Walter Kob
(Univ. Montpellier II)
Theoretical Approaches for the Glass Transition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am MORNING BREAK
10:30am Jean-Philippe Bouchaud
(SPEC/CEA-Saclay)
Theories of the Glass Transition: What Have We Learnt in the Last Decade?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am DISCUSSION
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Walter Kob (Univ. Montpellier II)

Session Topic: Supercooled Liquids
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

2:00pm Srikanth Sastry
(JNCASR)
The Nature of Supercooled Liquids [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Franz Faupel
(Univ. Kiel)
Dynamic Arrest in Multicomponent Glass Forming Alloys[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Alexei Sokolov
(Univ. Tennessee)
New Approach to the Old Problem: Cooperativity and Heterogeneity in Dynamics of Glass Forming Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Takeshi Egami
(Univ. Tennessee)
Local Dynamics of Liquids and the Glass Transition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Srikanth Sastry (JNCASR)

Session Topic: Supercooled Liquids and Glass Transition
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

9:00am David Chandler
(UC Berkeley)
Localized Excitations, Facilitation and Non-equilibrium Broken Symmetry[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Ralph Busch
(Univ. Saarland)
On the Fragility of Bulk Metallic Glass Forming Liquids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Konrad Samwer
(Univ. Goettingen)
Relaxation Modes in Metallic Glasses Measured by Global and Local Mechanical Spectroscopy[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Ryoichi Yamamoto
(Univ. Kyoto)
Systematic Analyzes on Growing Time/Length Scales in the Dynamics of Supercooled Liquids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: David Chandler (UC Berkeley)

Session Topic: Rheology, Jamming
Talks are either 45 or 30 min plus 15 min discussion

2:00pm Mark Ediger
(UW-Madison)
Enhanced Molecular Mobility During the Active Deformation of Polymer Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Andrea Liu
(UPenn)
The Jamming Scenario and Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:15pm Jean-Louis Barrat
(Univ. Lyon)
Jamming Transition of Frictionless Grains in Shear Flow[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm Matthieu Wyart
(Harvard Univ.)
Real-Space Interpretation of the Colloidal Glass Transition[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *time is flexible

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Michael Falk (John Hopkins Univ.)

Session Topic: Mechanical Properties I
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

9:00am A. Lindsay Greer
(Univ. Cambridge)
Mechanical Properties of Metallic Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Christopher Schuh
(MIT)
Deformation of Metallic Glasses: Current Experimental Puzzles and Disconnects with Theory [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am Mark Robbins
(JHU)
Power Law Correlations and Avalanche Distributions in Quasistatic Shear of Amorphous Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Stefan Mayr
(Univ. Goettingen)
Nanomechanics of Glasses and Supercooled Melts[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK
2:00pm FREE AFTERNOON Shuttle available to BWSCI

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Jean-Louis Barrat (Univ. Lyon)

Session Topic: Mechanical Properties II
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

9:00am Jim Langer
(UCSB)
Thermodynamics of Solid Plasticity: The Effective Temperature of Dislocations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Michael Falk
(JHU)
A Thermodynamic Formulation of the Shear Transformation Zone Theory of Deformation in Amorphous Solid[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am John Lewandowski
(Case Univ.)
Pressure Effects on Metallic Glasses [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Anael Lemaitre
(Inst. Navier)
Elementary Mechanisms of Deformation in Amorphous Solids: From Zero to Low Temperature[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: Lindsay Greer (Univ. Cambridge)

Session Topic: Mechanical Properties III
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

2:00pm Frans Spaepen
(Harvard Univ.)
Shear Deformation of Hard-sphere Colloidal Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Kenneth Schweizer
(UIUC)
Activated Relaxation, Aging and Mechanical Response: From Dense Colloidal Suspensions to Polymer Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Mo Li
(Georgia Tech.)
Stress-Driven Localization Process in Amorphous Solids: Atomistic Simulation, Mesoscopic Model and Continuum Modeling[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Evan Ma
(JHU)
Local Structures and Polyamorphism in Metallic Glasses and Chalcogenide Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm RECEPTION KITP Courtyard
6:00pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
8:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *time is flexible

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Friday, June 25, 2010

Morning Session Chair: Frans Spaepen (Harvard Univ.)

Session Topic: Nucleation, Glass Formability
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

9:00am Kenneth Kelton
(Washington Univ.)
Nucleation in Metallic Liquids and Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Hajime Tanaka
(Univ. Tokyo)
Structural Origin of Dynamic Heterogeneity in Colloidal Liquids and its Link to Crystal Nucleation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am MORNING BREAK
11:00am David Weitz
(Harvard Univ.)
Colloidal Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Daniel Miracle
(Civ USAF AFMC AFRL/RXLMD)
An Assessment of Binary Metallic Glasses: Correlations Between Structure, Glass-Forming Ability and Stability[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Session Chair: William Johnson (Caltech)

Session Topic: Glass Properties
Talks are 30 min plus 15 min discussion

2:00pm Alexandra Navrotsky
(UC Davis)
Melts, Glasses, Fluids and the Deep Earth[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Wei Hua Wang
(Chinese Academy)
Kondo Effect in Metallic Glasses with Non-Fermi Liquid Behavior[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm AFTERNOON BREAK
4:00pm Punit Boolchand
(Univ. Cincinnati)
Three Generic Structural Phases of Network Glasses*[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Srikanth Sastry
(JNCASR)
General Discussion; The Future [Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm CONFERENCE END Shuttle available to BWSCI, SBA, SB Airbus Goleta location and the Goleta Amtrak. See Jocelyn to sign up.

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