Swiss Group of Rheology
of the Polymer Group of Switzerland

  SGR Annual Meeting 2004 "General topics"

Nestle Research Center, Lausanne/Switzerland, 21 Oct 2004, 10:30-15:00

Program (Oral Talk)

10:30 - 10:45   Welcome (E.J. Windhab)

10:45 - 11:10   Ulrich A. Handge: New breakup phenomena in relaxation after equi-biaxial elongation of PS/PMMA blends
Institute of Polymers/ETH Zurich

11:10 - 11:35   Sebastian Manneville:
Ultrasonic speckle velocimetry in sheared complex fluids
Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal - CNRS/Pessac

11:35- 12: 00   Robert Flatt, Paul Bowen: The YODEL: a not too folkloric model of yield stress
Sika/Zurich, EPF Lausanne

12: 00 - 12:25    Manfred Wilhelm: FT-Rheology: a very sensitive experimental technique to characterize the non-linear regime in materials
Max-Planck-Institute of Polymer Science/Mainz

12:15 - 13:45    Lunch followed by Poster Session

13:45 - 14:10    D. Lootens, P. Hebraud, H. Van Damme, E. Lecolier: Shear-thinning and shear-thickening in concentrated suspensions

14:10 - 14:35    Christophe Ancey: Solving the Couette inverse problem by using a wavelet-vaguelette decomposition
EPF Lausanne

14:35 - 15:00    Peter Fischer, Marco Dressler, Erich J. Windhab: Droplet rheology investigated by experiment, numerical simulation and modeling
Institute of Food Science and Nutrition/ETH Zurich

15:00 - 15:15    Closing remarks

15:15 - 16:00    General Assembly

Program (Poster Session)

Eric Bardou, Paul Bowen, Pascal Boivin, Phil Banfill: Effect of the Clay Type on the Behaviour of Dense Granular Suspension

Paul Bowen: Slip Casting of High Surface Area Alumina using Polyacrylic acid: Effects of Dispersant Concentration, pH, Interparticle Potential Calculations and Rheologocal Behaviour

Hervé Dietsch: Nanoparticle Hybrid systems: interactions, local structure and mobility

Jiannong Fang: Towards more realistic kinetics models for linear entangled polymers

Jörg Läuger, Patrick Heyer, Gerhard Pfeifer
: A new integrated Rheo Small Angle Light Scattering (Rheo SALS) device

M. Schatzmann, G.R. Bezzola, P. Fischer, E.J. Windhab, H.E. Minor
: The ball measuring system - a new rheometric tool to determine the flow curve of large particle material

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