Revised Programme (03.01.2014) of the Symposium on Fragility

January 5 – 8, 2014, JNCASR, Bengaluru, India

Day 1 : Sunday, January 5

TimeLecturerLecture Topic
14-00-14:15Opening Session
Session chair: Kenneth F. Kelton, Washington U.
14:15 - 15:00A. Lindsay GreerFragility of chalcogenide liquids and its relevance for phase-change memory
(Photo Session at the beginning,Release of Special Volume on Fragility)
16:30-17:00Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:45Gilles TarjusAn assessment of the concept of fragility
17:45 - 18:30Jeppe C. DyreEntropy and relaxation time. Lessons learnt from simple liquids' isomorphs and their quasiuniversality

Day 2 : Monday, January 6

TimeLecturerLecture Topic
Session chair: K. J Rao, IISc
09:00 - 9:30C. Austen AngellThe fragility of glassforming liquids: thermal vsathermal systems, and kinetic vsthermodynamic origins.
09:30 - 10:00Takeshi Egami(Skype)Angell dynamics of liquids
10:00 - 10:30Ernst RoesslerFrom boiling point down to Tg – Dynamics of molecular liquids described by a generalized Angell plot
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30Keith A. NelsonMechanical relaxation across 13 decades
11:30 - 12:00Oral Presentation for Posters
12:00 - 12:30Discussion
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:30Poster Session
Session chair: Chandan Dasgupta, IISc
14:30 - 15:00Peter H. PooleIce nucleation near the fragile-to-strong crossover in simulations of supercooled water
15:00 – 15:30Francesco SciortinoWhat can we learn about strong and fragile glasses from the study of patchy colloidal particles?
15:30 - 16:00Biman BagchiFragility crossovers in supercooled liquid water
16:00 - 16:30Coffee Break
16:30 –17:00Giancarlo FranzeseDynamic crossovers in hydration water at 252 and 181 K from experiments, theory and simulations.
17:00 - 17:45Tullio ScopignoInterplay between fragility and glass dynamics
17:30 - 18:00Discussion

Day 3 : Tuesday, January 7

TimeLecturerLecture Topic
Session chair: S Ranganathan, IISc / NIAS
09:00 - 09:30Kenneth F. KeltonFragility and the rate of structural ordering in supercooled metallic liquids
09:30 - 10:00Ralf BuschLiquid-liquid transitions in metallic melts
10:00 - 10:30Yuanzheng YueWhat occurs in the fragile-to-strong liquid transition regime?
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20Debdutta LahiriShort-range structural order in Zr-based multi-component glasses, using XAFS
11:20 - 11:40Kirit LadFragile-to-strong crossover and non-monotonic decoupling of diffusion from structural relaxation in a binary metallic glass-forming alloy
11:40 - 12:00Oral Presentation for Posters
12:00 - 12:30Discussion
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:30Poster Session
Session chair: U Ramamurthy, IISc
14:30 - 15:00SarikaMaitra BhattacharyyaThe effect of attractive interaction on the thermodynamic fragility
15:00 - 15:30Robert PickThe LiCl RH2O and LiBr RH2O liquid glass transition close to their eutectic point
15:30 - 16:00Cristiane Alba-SimionescoStructure of Molecular Liquids: the Minimal Requirements to Form a Glass and its Relation to Fragility
16:00 - 16:30Coffee Break
16:30 - 16:50Shiladitya SenguptaDensity-temperature scaling of the fragility in a model glass-former
16.50 - 17:10Yu Feng HuThe physical potential energy landscape sampled by molecular and polymeric liquids in the landscape-dominated regime
17:10 - 17:30Saroj NandiBehaviour of the length scale around the higher-order mode-coupling theory critical point
17:30 - 18:00Discussion

Day 4 :Wednesday, January 8

TimeLecturerLecture Topic
Session chair: Rajesh Ganapathy, JNCASR
09:00 - 09:30Pierre LucasStructural contributions to fragility in network glasses
09:30 – 10:00C. Patrick RoyallStatic and dynamic length scales in glass forming liquids
10-00 - 10:30Andrzej GrzybowskiFragility, activation volume, and correlation volume: A triple of essential parameters that characterize molecular dynamics of glass formers under high pressure
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:20Marian PaluchEffect of pressure on the fragility parameter: A density scaling point of view and its recent modification
11:20 - 11:40Ashwin JoyAtomistic theory of the shear band direction in amorphous solids
11:40 - 12:00Ranjit BiswasDecoupling of Dynamics at Temperatures Much Above Glass-Transition Temperature: (Amide+ Electrolyte) Deep Eutectics
12:00 - 12:30Discussion
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 14:30Poster Session
Session chair: Subir K Das, JNCASR
14:30 - 15:00Yuri G. VainerLow-temperature dynamics of amorphous polymer surface and subsurface layers: Study by single molecule spectroscopy
15:00 - 15:30Alexander BakaiHeterophase liquid states: thermodynamics, structure, dynamics
15:30 - 16:00Srikanth SastryKinetic, thermodynamic, and Adam-Gibbs fragilities
16:00 - 16:30Discussion
16:30 - 16:45Closing Ceremony
16:45 - 17:15Coffee
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