The 7th International Conference on Advanced Nanoparticle Generation and Excitation by Lasers in Liquids (ANGEL)

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, May 26-30, 2024


Program of the ANGEL conference

Sunday, May 26
9.00-17.00:Pre-conference Tutorial (UVA Rotunda, Lower West Oval Room and Multipurpose Room)
17.30-19.30:Welcome Reception and Registration (The Dome Room of the UVA Rotunda)

Monday, May 27
08.30-09.00:Registration (Omni Charlottesville Hotel Lobby)
08:30-09:00Light breakfast/snacks (Salon AB, Jefferson Ballroom)
09.00-09.10:Introductory Remarks (Jefferson Ballroom)
Co-Chairs: Katharine Tibbetts, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA and Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia, USA
09.10-10.40:SESSION 1: Fundamentals: Time-resolved probing of laser-induced processes
Chair: TBD
Changyong Song, POSTECH, Korea (invited talk)
Direct observation of nanoparticle melting at femtosecond and nanometer scale with the XFEL
Co-authors: Chulho Jung, Yungok Ihm, Junha Hwang, Eunyoung Park, Jaeyong Shin, Daewoong Nam
Anton Plech, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Dynamics and mechanism of picosecond laser fragmentation of gold colloids in liquid
Co-authors: Meike Tack, Hao Huang, Mikhail Arefev, Anna R.Ziefuss, Matteo Levantino, Yogesh Pokhrel, Chaobo Chen, Leonid Zhigilei, Sven Reichenberger
Mianzhen Mo, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA
Ultrafast visualization of femtosecond laser-induced structural changes in liquid water
Co-authors: M. Arefev, C. Chen, S. Liang, D. Deponte, C. Crissman, Z. Chen, A. Descamps, M. Kozina, M.-F. Lin, J.P.F. Nunes, X. Na, B. Ofori-Okai, D. Pemmaraju, X. Shen, J. Yang, L.V. Zhigilei, X. J. Wang, S. H. Glenzer
Heinz Huber, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
How can time-resolved experiments contribute to a validated model of ultrashort pulse laser ablation in liquids?
Co-authors: Maximilian Spellauge, Alexander Podhraszky, Nicolas Thomae, David Redka
10.40-11.10:Coffee break
11.10-12.50:SESSION 2: Fundamentals: Time-resolved probing and modeling
Chair: TBD
David Amans, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Unravelling bubbles formation in laser ablation in liquids
Co-authors: Vito Coviello, Vincenzo Amendola, Arnaud Sollier, Laurent Berthe, Bratislav Lukic, Alexander Rack
Eunyoung Park, POSTECH, Korea (student presentation)
Direct observation of localized surface plasmon-induced ultrafast melting in Au nanorods
Co-authors: Junha Hwang, Jaeyong Shin, Sung Yun Lee, Heemin Lee, Seung Phil Heo, Daewoong Nam, Sangsoo Kim, Min Seok Kim, In Tae Eom, Do Young Noh, Changyong Song
Patrick Hopkins, University of Virginia, USA
Specular vs. diffusive nature of heat transfer between acoustic phonons in a solid and gas molecules at interfaces
Co-authors: Ashutosh Giri, John A. Tomko
Saleh Khamlich, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
Molecular heat transfer in nanofluids produced through pulsed laser ablation in liquids
Co-authors: Touria Khamliche, Veruscha Fester
Mohammad Sadegh Shakeri, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Pulsed laser induced solvent-nanoparticle chemo-physical interaction: An effective approach toward creation of submicron heterostructures
Co-authors: Zaneta Swiatkowska-Warkocka
12.50-14.30:Lunch (Salon C, Jefferson Ballroom and James Monroe Room)
14.30-16.00:SESSION 3: Synthesis of nanoparticles: Biomedical and other applications
Chair: TBD
Yunyu Cai, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Sciences, China (invited talk)
Laser-generated metal oxide nanodots for magnetic resonance imaging
Co-authors: Xiaohu Cheng, Sihan Ji, Changhao Liang
Marcella Dell'Aglio, Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies, CNR-IFN, Italy
Synthesis and characterization of boron nanoparticles produced by ns-laser ablation in water
Co-authors: Alessandro De Giacomo, Daniela Manno, Antonia Mallardi, Chiara Provenzano, Marcella Marra, Francesco Nocito, Antonio Serra, Gianluca Quarta, Anna Paola Caricato
Francis Rey Cortes, Universitat Jaume I, Spain (student presentation)
Pulsed laser fragmentation synthesis of carbon quantum dots (CQDs) as fluorescent probes in non-enzymatic glucose detection
Co-authors: Eva Falomir, Jesus Lancis, Gladys Mínguez-Vega
Dana Krenz, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
Is there a structural "sweet spot" for different ferrites treated with single laser pulses to engineer defects?
Co-authors: Soma Salamon, Joachim Landers, Sven Reichenberger, Stephan Barcikowski
16.00-16.30:Coffee break
16.30-18.00:SESSION 4: Advances in pulsed laser ablation in liquids
Chair: TBD
Natalie Tarasenka, Ulster University, UK (invited talk)
Electric field assisted laser ablation in liquids: Main features and application for the controlled synthesis of nanocomposites
Co-authors: Vladislav Kornev, Davide Mariotti, Nikolai Tarasenko
Meike Tack, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
Inhibition of particle growth during single-pulse laser fragmentation by barrierless in-situ adsorption of the just-formed gold nanoparticles on a GO support
Co-authors: Anton Plech, Stephan Barcikowski, Sven Reichenberger
Alejandro Crespo-Sosa, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Laser ablation of metallic thin layers in liquids with wide irradiation spots
Co-author: Samuel Sánchez-Torres, Brenda-Lizeth Pérez-García, Juan-Gabriel Morales-Morales, Samuel Tehuacanero Cuapa
Marcello Condorelli, University of Study of Catania, Italy
Nanoparticles generated by laser ablation in liquids of Mount Etna volcanic rock
Co-authors: Antonio Brancato, Lucrezia Catanzaro, Matteo Barcellona, Maria Elena Fragalà, Luisa D'urso, Giuseppe Compagnini
18.00-18.36:FLASH TALKS for Poster Session 1
Chair: TBD
Flash talks by Nadine Stratmann, Giuseppe Compagnini, Antonio Brancato, Sergio Molina-Prados, Chaobo Chen, Cory Trout, Mikhail Arefev, Samuel Harris, Sabila Kader Pinky, Wei Ran, Zachary LaFaver
18.30-20.00:POSTER SESSION 1
Chair: TBD
Nadine Stratmann, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
Influence of laser parameters and surface chemistry on the fragmentation of NIR absorbing LaB6 microparticles for powder bed fusion with diode lasers
Co-authors: Michael Willeke, Matthias Miertz, Simon Leupold, Anna Ziefuß, Michael Schmidt, Stephan Barcikowski
Giuseppe Compagnini, University of Catania, Italy
Random lasing using laser generated and modified silver nanoparticles
Co-authors: Luca Salemi
Antonio Brancato, University of Catania, Italy (student presentation)
AgNFs/2D hybrid nanomaterials as multi-wavelength SERS active and flexible platforms for chemical sensing applications
Co-authors: Marcello Condorelli, Matteo Barcellona, Maria Elena Fragalà, Giuseppe Compagnini, Luisa D'Urso
Sergio Fernández Molina-Prados, Universitat Jaume I, Spain (student presentation)
Co-localized scanning probe microscopy-Raman scattering studies of hybrid plasmonic substrates for SERS
Co-authors: Ana Cros, Gladys Minguez-Vega, Nuria Garro
Chaobo Chen, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Double-pulse laser ablation of copper in liquid
Co-authors: Leonid V. Zhigilei
Cory Trout, Rutgers University - Camden, USA (student presentation)
The influence of alkanethiols on the production of hydrophobic gold nanoparticles via pulsed laser ablation in liquids
Co-authors: Paul Kumpf, Karli Sipps, Julianne C. Griepenburg, Sean M. O'Malley
Yoshie Ishikawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Zn-Mg-O alloying in pulsed laser melting in liquid
Co-authors: Koichiro Saito, Takeshi Tsuji, Naoto Koshizaki
Chae Eun Park, Gyeongsang National University, Korea (student presentation)
RuPdIrPtAu high-entropy alloys on carbon nanotube for hydrazine electrolysis via in situ Raman spectroscopy
Co-authors: Yeryeong Lee, Jayaraman Theerthagiri, Myong Yong Choi
Robert Stuckert, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
Composition and size dependent elemental segregation in Cantor and platinum group metal high-entropy alloy nanoparticles produced by laser ablation in liquid
Co-authors: Felix Pohl, Ulrich Schürmann, Lorenz Kienle, Christoph Rehbock, Stephan Barcikowski
Mikhail Arefev, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Molecular dynamics modeling of heat transfer and nanobubble formation around a rapidly heated gold nanoparticle in water
Co-authors: Hao Huang, Leonid V. Zhigilei
Yogesh Pokhrel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany (student presentation)
Ultrafast in situ visible-light diagnostics of laser fragmentation in liquids
Co-authors: Meike Tack, Anna R. Ziefuss, R. Streubel, S. Reichenberger, Anton Plech
Nicholas G. Simpson, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Visualizing crystal defects in copper nanoparticles using precession illumination-hollow cone dark field imaging
Co-authors: Katharine Moore Tibbetts
Jianping Chen, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Laser-synthesized metal phyllosilicate nanoparticles for efficient CO2 reduction
Co-authors: Chamari Weththasingha, Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Wei-Ning Wang
Chamari Weththasingha, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Preparation of copper phyllosilicate (Cu-PS) nanocatalysts by laser ablation method in liquid
Co-authors: Katharine Moore Tibbetts
Samuel Harris, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Exploring the trends of laser ablation of organic solvents
Co-authors: Ella Kaplan, Chamari Weththasingha, Katharine Moore Tibbetts
Sabila Kader Pinky, North Carolina State University, USA (student presentation)
Role of solvents and surfactants in controlling polyfluorene film morphology deposited by RIR-MAPLE: An atomistic approach
Co-authors: Buang Zhang, Albert L. Kwansa, Adrienne D. Stiff-Roberts, Yaroslava G. Yingling
Ran Wei, University of Rochester, USA (student presentation)
Femtosecond laser-enabled ultrahigh-efficiency interfacial evaporation powered by ambient thermal energy
Co-authors: Xinping Zhang, Tianshu Xu, Luheng Tang, Subhash Singh, Chunlei Guo
Zachary R. LaFaver, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Predicting the effect of core size on ligand self-assembly in chemically mismatched alkyl thiol monolayers and reverse Monte Carlo fitting to MALDI-MS with ultrasmall nanoparticles
Co-authors: Kateri H. DuBay

Tuesday, May 28
08:30-09:00Light breakfast/snacks (Salon AB, Jefferson Ballroom)
09.00-10.50:SESSION 5: Fundamentals: Time-resolved probing and modeling
Chair: TBD
Hozumi Takahashi, Osaka University, Japan (invited talk)
Fabrication of single crystals by laser ablation in supersaturated/supercooled liquids
Co-authors: Hiroshi Yoshikawa
Tina Friedenauer, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
The mechanisms of low degradation pulsed laser processing of organic microparticles in liquids
Co-authors: Maximilian Spellauge, Lucie K. Tintrop, Dana Krenz, Anna R. Ziefuss, Christoph Rehbock, Heinz P. Huber, Torsten C. Schmidt, Stephan Barcikowski
Sara Makarem, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Measurement of thermal relaxation time of vibrational modes in glycerol using pump-probe spectroscopy
Co-authors: William D. Hutchins, Saman Zare, Patrick E. Hopkins
Tatiana E. Itina, Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne, France
Numerical study of pulsed laser synthesis of smart magneto-optical nano-objects
Co-authors: Oliwia Polit, Mohammad Sadegh Shakeri, Zaneta Swiatkowska-Warkocka
Maximilian Spellauge, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany (student presentation)
Significant reduction of ablation efficiency by spallation layer redeposition during ultrashort pulse laser ablation in liquid
Co-authors: Doñate-Buendia, Bilal Gökce, Stephan Barcikowski, Heinz P. Huber
10.50-11.20:Coffee break
11.20-12.50:SESSION 6: Laser-nanoparticle interactions: Melting, fragmentation, defect generation
Chair: TBD
Anna Ziefuß, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (invited talk)
Breaking boundaries: Laser-driven nanoparticle formation and microparticle crushing in liquids
Co-authors: Tina Friedenauer, Heinz Huber, Christoph Rehbock, Sven Reichenberger, Max Spellauge, Nadine Stratmann, Meike Tack, Michael Willeke, Stephan Barcikowski
David Green, University of Virginia, USA
Integrating laser desorption and simulation to predict monolayer structure on metallic nanoparticles
Co-authors: Kateri Dubay, Xu Wang
Pooja Raveendran Nair, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico (student presentation)
Plasmonic hybrids of laser-modified TiO2 for enhanced photoelectrochemical applications
Co-authors: Claudia Rosa Santiago Ramirez, Miguel Angel Gracia Pinilla, Bindu Krishnan, David Avellaneda Avellaneda, Josue Amilcar Aguilar Martinez, Sadasivan Shaji
Sven Reichenberger, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
How surface defects and related local charge distributions control the adsorption of surfactant-free, electrostatically-stabilized colloidal nanoparticles under diffusion-controlled conditions
Co-authors: Kinran Lau, Manuel Matten, Brian Giera, Kai S. Exner, Stephan Barcikowski
12.50-14.30:Lunch (Salon C, Jefferson Ballroom and James Monroe Room)
14.10-14.30:Special Presentation form NSF
Chair: Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia
Khershed P. Cooper, National Science Foundation, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, USA
NSF support for ANGEL-related research: Advanced Manufacturing, Future Manufacturing and related programs, national and international collaborations, and new calls for proposals
14.30-16.10:SESSION 7: Reactive processes in synthesis of nanoparticles
Chair: TBD
Yixing Ye, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Sciences, China
Novel closed-cycle reaction mode for totally green production of Cu1.8Se nanoparticles based on laser-generated Se colloidal solution
Co-authors: Yuyun Cai
Rikuto Kuroda, Illuminus Inc., Japan
Effect of additives on efficiency of gold nanoparticles formation by laser-induced reduction method
Co-authors: Shuhei Shibata, Hideki Ina, Takahiro Nakamura
Runpeng Miao, University of Padova, Italy (student presentation)
Data-driven predetermination of Cu oxidation state in copper nanoparticles: Application to the synthesis by laser ablation in liquid
Co-authors: Michael Bissoli, Andrea Basagni, Ester Marotta, Stefano Corni, Vincenzo Amendola
Theo Fromme, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
Chemical reaction pathways during laser fragmentation in organic solvents through chemical and physical by-product analysis
Co-authors: Rutger R. Müller, Lucie K. Tintrop, Torsten C. Schmidt, Sven Reichenberger, Stephan Barcikowski
Morihisa Saeki, National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology, Japan
Time-resolved XAFS study on the laser-induced particle formation of a Pd(II) and Rh(III) ions in an aqueous/ethanol solution
Co-authors: D. Matsumura, R. Nakanishi, T. Yomogida, T. Tsuji, Y. Kurosaki, H. Saitoh, H. Ohba
16.10-16.40:Coffee break
16.40-18.20:SESSION 8: Synthesis of nanoparticles: Applications in catalysis, high entropy alloys
Chair: TBD
Rajesh Rawat, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Study of the formation mechanism of different phases and nanostructures in the laser-generated AlCrCuFeNi multicomponent high entropy alloy nanoparticle
Co-authors: David Amans
Theerthagiri Jayaraman, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Pulsed laser-driven high-entropy materials for electrocatalytic water splitting
Co-authors: Chae Eun Park, Yeryeong Lee, Cheol Joo Moon, Myong Yong Choi
Astrid Müller, University of Rochester, USA
Pulsed laser in liquids made electrocatalysts for sustainability applications
Bibek Singh, Sikkim University, India (student presentation)
Structural evolution and Cu-Ni nanoprecipitate formation in Al-rich high entropy alloy nanoparticles through laser processing
Co-authors: Rajesh Rawat, Ajay Tripathi
Zaneta Swiatkowska-Warkocka, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Cu-based composite particles with enhanced electrocatalytic performance
Co-authors: M. Sadegh Shakeri
18.20-18.53:FLASH TALKS for Poster Session 2
Chair: TBD
Flash talks by Ella Kaplan, Chaobo Chen, Yuan Xu, Rafael A. Gonzalez Rosario, Ozcan Seslikaya, Vittorio Scardaci, Rafael Torres-Mendieta, Marcello Condorelli, Jan Söder, Madeleine Wilsey, Michael Ritch
18.53-20.20:POSTER SESSION 2
Chair: TBD
William McMahon-Puce, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia (student presentation)
Size separation of femtosecond pulsed laser ablated silicon nanoparticles
Co-authors: Christopher Nahon, Daniel Smith, Saulius Juodkazis, James W. M. Chon
Yeryeong Lee, Gyeongsang National University, Korea (student presentation)
Dual-laser pulse-patterned ɑ-Co(OH)2/rGO heterointerface for accelerated water oxidation
Co-authors: Chae Eun Park, Jayaraman Theerthagiri, Myong Yong Choi
Stefano Faubel, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA
Developing a highly stable liquid sheet with solvated nanoparticles for laser fragmentation studies
Co-authors: S. H. Glenzer, M. Z. Mo
Tina Hesabizadeh, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA (student presentation)
Synthesis of selenium nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation in liquids: Amorphous versus trigonal
Co-authors: Grégory Guisbiers
Rajendra Subedi, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA (student presentation)
Synthesis of Bi2Te3 quantum dots by pulsed laser ablation in liquids
Co-authors: Grégory Guisbiers
Sepideh Khalili, Tulane University, USA (student presentation)
Laser ablation of 2D layered materials to synthesize metastable nanostructures for energy storage applications
Co-authors: Najma Khatoon, Majed Ibrahim, Grégory Guisbiers, Michael Naguib, Mark Sulkes, Douglas B. Chrisey
Ella Kaplan, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Laser synthesis of nickel-carbon-oxygen composites as catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction
Co-authors: Chamari Weththasingha, Ashish Nag, Katharine M. Tibbetts
Chaobo Chen, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Thermodynamic maps and nanoparticle cooling rates in laser ablation of FeNi in liquid
Co-authors: Leonid V. Zhigilei
Yuan Xu, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Molecular dynamics simulation study of the nanoscale inverse Leidenfrost effect and its implications for laser synthesis of nanoparticles in liquid
Co-authors: Chloe Ulsh, Leonid V. Zhigilei
Rafael A. Gonzalez Rosario, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Identifying unique de novo proteins for nanoparticle synthesis using LSPC synthesized metal oxide nanoparticles
Co-authors: Vivian Payne, Chamari Weththasingha, Katharine Tibbetts, Leah C. Spangler
Ozcan Seslikaya, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Spatially and size resolved maps of nanoparticle generation and energy partitioning in laser ablation in liquid
Co-authors: Rishika Deshmukh, Vivian Feng, Chaobo Chen, Leonid V. Zhigilei
Vittorio Scardaci, University of Catania, Italy
Tuning the aggregation of metal nanoparticles prepared by laser ablation with halide salt solutions
Co-authors: Lucrezia Catanzaro, Marcello Condorelli, Luisa D'Urso, Mario Scuderi, Vittorio Scardaci, Giuseppe Compagnini
Rafael Torres-Mendieta, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
Reactive laser ablation in liquids as a promising approach for repurposing wastewater
Co-authors: Sabrin Abdallah
Marcello Condorelli, University of Study of Catania, Italy
A facile way to produce nanoalloys/TiO2-based catalysts by laser ablation for H2 production by glycerol photo-reforming
Co-authors: Roberto Fiorenza, Antonio Brancato, Antonio Scirè, Maria Teresa Armeli Iapichino, Matteo Barcellona, Maria Elena Fragalà, Giuseppe Compagnini, Luisa D'Urso
Jan Söder, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany (student presentation)
How to tailor the mass loading and productivity during continuous single-step in-situ deposition of laser-generated nanoparticles
Co-authors: Bastian Mei, Stephan Barcikowski, Sven Reichenberger
Madeleine K. Wilsey, University of Rochester, USA (student presentation)
Selective electrooxidation of toluene to benzyl alcohol by laser-made mixed-metal hydroxide nanocatalysts
Co-authors: Astrid M. Müller
Michael Ritch, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA (student presentation)
Reducing temperature constraints of carbon monoxide oxidation utilizing 1,3,5-bezenetricarboxylate metallic organic framework derivative catalysts and laser assisted reduction
Co-authors: Abdallah Zedan, Michael Moody, Natalie Herring, Samy El-Shall

Wednesday, May 29
08:30-09:00Light breakfast/snacks (Salon AB, Jefferson Ballroom)
09.00-10.50:SESSION 9: Laser ablation for surface modification and nanoparticle synthesis
Chair: TBD
Costas Grigoropoulos, University of California at Berkeley, USA (invited talk)
Fundamental studies of femtosecond laser ablation by single and GHz train of pulses
Co-authors: Minok Park, Matthew Eliceiri, Runxuan Li, Vasileios Korakis, Vassilia Zorba
Vittorio Scardaci, University of Catania, Italy
Tuning wettability of graphene oxide by laser induced reduction in liquids
Co-authors: Sonia Zappalà, Luca Pulvirenti, Guido Condorelli, Antonella Sciuto, Giuseppe D'arrigo, Giuseppe Compagnini
Jan Lino Kricke, University of Wuppertal, Germany (student presentation)
Incorporating laser-synthesized Fe50Ni50 nanoparticles in photo-sensitive polymers for 4D printing of miniaturized magneto-responsive actuators
Co-authors: Inna Y. Khairani, Natalia Shkodich, Michael Farle, Carlos Doñate-Buendía, Bilal Gökce
Changhao Liang, Institute of Solid State Physics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Sciences, China
Unique evolution rules of structure and property for laser-generated colloidal nanoparticles and their multi-application
Sean O'Malley, Rutgers University - Camden, USA
Formation of bismuth oxide nanostructures via laser ablation in water
Co-authors: Cory J. Trout, Julianne C. Griepenburg
10.50-11.20:Coffee break
11.20-12.50:SESSION 10: Synthesis of nanoparticles and surface functionalization for photovoltaics and optical properties
Chair: TBD
Emmanuel Stratakis, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, FORTH, Greece (invited talk)
Application of pulsed laser ablation in liquids in photovoltaic devices
Bilal Gökce, University of Wuppertal, Germany
Laser-generated FeRh nanoparticles inks for laser-assisted direct writing of custom magnetocaloric
Co-authors: S. Tahir, C. Doñate-Buendía, J. Landers, S. Salamon, H. Wende
Mahantesh Khetri, University of Virginia, USA (student presentation)
Laser generation of silver nanoparticles from recycled solar cells
Co-authors: Pawan K. Kanaujia, Mool C. Gupta
Sadasivan Shaji, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico
Plasmonic nanoparticles synthesized by laser ablation in liquid for SERS sensors with high enhancement in sensitivity and stability
Co-authors: Jithin Kundalam Kadavath, Bindu Krishnan, David Avellaneda Avellaneda, Rene Fabian Cienfuegos Pelaes, Nora Aleyda Garcia Gomez, Selene Sepulveda Guzman
12.50-14.30:Lunch (Salon C, Jefferson Ballroom and James Monroe Room)
Excursion to Monticello - the house, gardens, and plantation of Thomas Jefferson
Conference banquet at The Wool Factory

Thursday, May 30
08:30-09:00Light breakfast/snacks (Salon AB, Jefferson Ballroom)
09.00-10.30:SESSION 11: Synthesis of nanoparticles: Biomedical and other applications
Chair: TBD
Grégory Guisbiers, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA (invited talk)
Designing nano-drugs by pulsed laser ablation in liquids
Tsuyoshi Asahi, Ehime University, Japan
Fabrication of organic nanoparticle colloids toward bio and medical applications
Co-authors: Taisei Himeda, Yuto Uchida , Ryosuke Nabeya, Tamotsu Zako
Christoph Rehbock, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
The therapy enhancing effect of laser-fabricated metal and alloy nanoparticles in proton therapy is driven by surface chemistry
Co-authors: Sandra Zwiehoff, Jacob Johny, Astrid Hensel, Shirley Knauer, Carina Behrends, Christian Bäumer, Kevin Kröninger, Beate Timmermann, Stephan Barcikowski
Vincenzo Amendola, University of Padova, Italy
Laser ablation synthesis of biodegradable and multifunctional nanoalloys for nanomedicine
10.30-11.00:Coffee break
11.00-12.20:SESSION 12: Pulsed-laser ablation in liquids: Quest for productivity
Chair: TBD
Carlos Doñate-Buendía, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Spatial and temporal beam control for laser ablation in liquids productivity increase and nanoparticle size modification
Co-authors: F. Riahi, I. Y. Khairani, A. Bußmann, S. Adami, M. Spellauge, R. Streubel, H. P. Huber, N. Adams, S. Barcikowski, B. Gökce
Nikolai Tarasenko, B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences, Belarus
Properties of nanoparticles formed by pulsed laser ablation of silicon in liquid: Effect of laser beam profile
Co-authors: Vladislav Kornev, Natalie Tarasenka
Alexander Bulgakov, HiLASE Centre, Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Beam splitting as a way to increase the nanoparticle production by laser ablation in liquids
Co-authors: Oleksandr Gatsa, Carlos Doñate-Buendía, Shabbir Tahir, Miroslava Flimelová, Farbot Riahi, Bilal Gökce
Shuhei Shibata, Illumines Inc., Japan
Improving the production efficiency of gold nanoparticles in the laser-induced reduction method by optical system modulation
Co-authors: Rikuto Kuroda, Hideki Ina, Takahiro Nakamura
12.20-12.50:AWARD CEREMONY, CLOSING REMARKS
12.50-14.00:Lunch (Salon C, Jefferson Ballroom and James Monroe Room)