Pedagogical talks - 1

INDO - UK meeting on theoretical aspects of laser-plasma interactions

Pedagogical talks - 2

Accelerator/ HEP theme talks

Laser-plasma roadmap for India

 

 

 

 

 

Pedagogical talks - 1

Date

Time

Speaker

Monday,
06 March

9:30 - 10:00

Rajesh Gopakumar (Director, ICTS): Welcome address

10:00 - 11:00

Bob Bingham: Particle acceleration
using lasers- Introductory talk
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 K. A. Tanaka: Upcoming High Power Laser facilities

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00

M. Krishnamurthy: Introductory talk on experimental challenges
15:00 - 16:00 Amita Das
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Anton Ilderton: Introductory talk on Physics at Extreme Intensities

 

 

INDO - UK meeting on theoretical aspects of laser-plasma interactions

Date

Time

Speaker

Tuesday,
07 March

09:00 - 10:00

Tony Bell:  Plenary Talk

10:00 - 11:00

Technical talks (15+5 mins)
10:00 Sam Yoffe
10:20 Daniel Seipt
10:40 Robbie Scott
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Lightening talks by INDO - UK participants: 5 slots

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:00

Lightening talks by INDO - UK participants: 5 slots
15:00 - 16:00 Lightning talks
15:00 P. K Kaw
15:30: Alex Robinson (Skype)
15:45: Tony Arbor (Skype)
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Identification of few areas of common interest. Formation of sub- groups
17:30 - 19:00 Poster session for participants
Wednesday,
08 March
09:00 - 10:00 Raoul Trines: Plenary Talk
10:00 - 11:00 Technical talks (15+5 mins)
10:00 Adam Noble
10:20 Amita Das
10:40 Sudip Sengupta
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Technical talks (15+5 mins)
11:30 Bhooshan Paradkar
11:50 M. Kundu
12:10 Mahendra Verma
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Multi-Round table discussions: forming potential collaborations
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Wrap up of potential collaborations
17:30 - 18:00 Tea / Coffee Break
18:00 onwards Cultural Event: Concert by Dr Prakash Sontakke's group
Thursday,
09 March
09:00 - 10:00 Dino Jaroszynski: Plenary talk
10:00 - 11:00 Zulfikar Najmudin: Plenary talk
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 G. Ravindra Kumar: Plenary talk
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break / Discussion Break
14:00 - 15:00 Review of Experimental Facilities M. Krishnamurthy (India) & Rajeev Pattathil (UK)
15:00 - 16:00

15:00 - K. A. Tanaka
15:30 - Skype:Alex Robinson: Managing Overseas Collaborations

16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

16:30 - Rajeev Pattathil: Accessing Newton-Bhabha Funds
17:00 - Summary: Strategic themes & way forward

17:30 - 19:00 Poster session for participants

 

 

Pedagogical talks - 2

Friday,
10 March
09:00 - 11:00 Kartik Patel: Introduction to PIC simulations
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Bhavesh Patel: Introductory talk on fluid and kinetic simulations
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 Sanat Tiwari: Introduction to Molecular dynamics simulations (pertinent in strong coupling regime)
15:00 - 16:00 Bhargava Vaidya: Use of PLUTO code for High Energy Astrophysical Problems - Skype
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Sushil Samant: New LPA code AGASTHI
Saturday,
11 March
09:00 - 10:00 Ujjwal Sinha: Astrophysical shocks with PIC
10:00 - 11:00 Kartik Patel
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Hands-on sessions on Fluid/ PIC /MD simulations
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00
Hands-on sessions on Fluid/ PIC /MD simulations
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30
Hands-on sessions on Fluid/ PIC /MD simulations

 

 

Accelerator/ HEP theme talks

Tuesday,
14 March
09:00 - 10:00 G. Rajasekaran: review from HEP perspective
10:00 - 11:00 Vinod Chandra: HEP talk
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 V. Ravishankar: Effective field theory approach to Laser plasma acceleration
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 John Pasley : Review Talk
15:00 - 16:00 15:00 - Aakash Sahai (Skype)
15:30 -Ujjwal Sinha
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 V. K. Tripathi: Radiation Pressure Acceleration of ions from Sub-Critical Thickness Foils and Gaseous Targets
17:30 - 19:00 --
21:00 - 22:00 Warren Mori: Review Talk( through Skype)
Wednesday,
15 March
09:00 - 10:00 Gagan Mohanty: Challenges in high energy physics
10:00 - 11:00 Sukanya Mitra: HEP talk
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30

Chakera, Moorti and Upadhyay

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - R. P. Sharma
14:30 - Skype: Chris Murphy 
15:00 - Skype: Prashant Singh
15:30 - Skype: Aakash Sahai- Positron Acceleration
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Skype: Subhendu Kahaly
21:00 - 22:00 Warren Mori: (Skype)

 

 

Laser-plasma roadmap for India

Thursday,
16 March
09:00 - 10:00 Chan Joshi: Plenary talk-Skype
10:00 - 11:00 C. H. Nam: Plenary talk - Skype
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Amit Roy: Conventional accelerators
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:00 Brainstorming sessions: Rajeev Pattathil: US roadmap and EuPRAXIA
15:00 - 16:00 Brainstorming session: Indian Laser-plasma Roadmap
16:00 - 16:30 Tea / Coffee Break
Friday,
17 March
09:00 - 10:00 Carl Schroeder, Berkeley-Plenary talk (through Skype)
10:00 - 11:00 Raghava Varma: Introducing Accelerator technology as a discipline in academic institutions
11:00 - 11:30 Tea / Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30

Summary and forward plan

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break