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UC Merced APS March Meeting 2020

Friday 6 March 2020

Two symposia to take the place of participation in the APS March Meeting, canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

I. Soft Matter/Biophysics. Room: SSB 130.

Chairs: Fabian Schwarzendahl and Daniel Beller.
Zoom Join URL: https://ucmerced.zoom.us/j/780258877

9:00-9:12. Jeremias Gonzalez, B31.00005: Devising and characterizing a non-perturbative manipulator in 3D microfluidic channels, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/B31.5

9:12-9:24. Dominique Davenport, G29.00009: Transitions from conservative to non-conservative regimes in optical binding of colloidal matter, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/G29.9

9:24-9:36. Dustin Kleckner, G29.00010: What kinds of forces does optical binding produce? http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/G29.10

9:36-9:48. Daniel Beller, M29.00007: Transformations Between Different Self-Organized Defect Arrays at the Nematic-Smectic A Phase Transition, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/M29.7

9:48-10:00. Imran Khan, W65.00010: Size tunable passive cloaking platform using self-assembled plasmonic nanostructures, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/W65.10

10:00-10:12. (Zoom) Alauna Wheeler, M29.00004: Nanoparticle Network embedded polymer films formed using liquid crystal transition templating, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/M29.4

10:12-10:24. Dimitrius Khaladj, D29.00006: Submerged micro-structures generate a soft boundary effect on active nematic flows, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/D29.6

10:24-10:36 Break.

10:36-10:48. Fabian Schwarzendahl, F23.00010: Percolation transition of pusher-type microswimmers, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/F23.10

10:48-11:00. Niranjan Sarpangala, U20.00005: Effect of membrane fluidity on the multi-motor transport of intracellular cargoes, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/U20.5

11:00-11:12. John Wilson, U20.00010: Cargo diffusion shortens single-kinesin runs at low viscous drag, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/U20.10

11:12-11:24. Devika Gireesan Sudha, M29.00005: One pot synthesis of hollow colloidal gel, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/M29.5

11:24-11:36. Madhuvanthi Athani, S31.00003: Modeling of the collective motion of microtubules with mobile kinesin motors, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/S31.3

11:36-11:48. Ritwika Vallomparambath PanikkasserySugasree, D20.00010: A Foraging Approach to Analyzing Infant and Caregiver Vocal Behavior, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/D20.10

II. Hard Condensed Matter. Room: COB2 140.

Chairs: Sriram Poyyapakkam Ramkumar and Bradford Barker.
Zoom Join URL: https://ucmerced.zoom.us/j/217554216

9:00-9:12. (Zoom). Mojdeh Banafsheh, F58.00006: Analytic inversion procedure for the exact non-additive kinetic potential functional Vnad, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/F58.6

9:12-9:24. Kuntal Talit, A63.00009: Stress effects on vibrational spectra of orthorhombic and tetragonal hybrid perovskites, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/A63.9

9:24-9:36. Enrique Guerrero, B45.00009: Computational generation of voids in a-Si and a-Si:H by cavitation at low density, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/B45.9

9:36-9:48. Bradford Barker, D65.00012: The Spin-Flip Bethe-Salpeter Equation approach, and applications to molecular magnets and defects in solids for quantum information, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/D65.12

9:48-10:00. Albert DiBenedetto, F63.00012: Electrohydrodynamically Assisted Deposition of organo-metallic hybrid perovskite thin films for Photovoltaics applications, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/F63.12

10:00-10:12. Rijan Karkee, G57.00003: Structural studies of Ni-doped MoS2 monolayers and polytypes using density functional theory (DFT), http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/G57.3

10:12-10:24. Break.

10:24-11:00. (Zoom) David Strubbe (invited), J39.00001: Ground and excited states of open-shell system from a spin-flip Bethe-Salpeter approach, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/J39.1

11:00-11:12. Bishal Parajuli, A46.00005: Magnon spectrum in Ferromagnet-Superconductor heterostructure, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/A46.5

11:12-11:24. Sriram Poyyapakkam Ramkumar, R64.00013: Octahedral rotations in Ruddlesden-Popper layered perovskites under pressure from first principles, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/R64.13

11:24-11:36. Palak Dugar, U65.00008 : Photon circulation in photonic structures integrated with quantum dots - a consequence of multi-path geometry, http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/MAR20/Session/U65.8

Note: must be done and depart by 11:45 due to CITRIS event starting then.

 

Chair instructions, based on https://aps.org/meetings/policies/session-chair.cfm
Except: for A/V issues, contact UC Merced A/V support at (209) 228-4357; there is no timer provided, so use your phone or watch.