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8th International Meeting on Thermodiffusion

11.12.2007
The objective of the International Meeting on Thermodiffusion (IMT) is to bring together researchers of the field of thermodiffusion.

This has led to the organization of

IMT1 (Toulouse, 1994),
IMT2 (Pau, 1996),
IMT3 (Mons, 1998),
IMT4 (Bayreuth, 2000),
IMT5 (Lyngby, 2002),
IMT6 (Varenna, 2004)
and IMT7 (San Sebastian, 2006).
IMT8 is the eighth meeting of a series of conferences on thermal diffusion and will be hosted by the Research Centre Jülich. These conferences are promoted by EGTR (European Group of Thermodiffusión Research), which is a permanent working team of the ECAST (European Centre for Advanced Studies in Thermodynamics). Among other the following topics will be discussed at IMT8:

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of fluids in thermal gradients
Experimental aspects, theory and numerical methods in thermodiffusion
Thermophoresis in macromolecular solutions, airborne particles, colloidal suspensions, and biological fluids

Thermodiffusion in porous media and enhanced oil recovery

Hydrodynamic instabilities and convective patterns induced by the Soret effect

Non-equilibrium fluctuations in thermally inhomogeneous fluids
Thermal diffusion effects in crystal growth and polymer processing
Thermal diffusion in micro-gravity
Thermal diffusion in biological transport
Applications of thermal diffusion
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

M. Bou-Ali Spain
D. Braun Germany
D. Cahill USA
P. Costeseque France
S. Kjelstrup Norway
M. Lücke Germany
M. Martin France
J.K. Platten Belgium
M.E. Schimpf USA
J.V. Sengers USA
A. Wuerger France

| Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Further information:
http://www.fz-juelich.de/iff/IMT8

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