International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK
31 August - 4 September 1998.
Vacuum Science Division - Preliminary Programme
Working Title Pressure Measurement I - Fundamentals and Standards
Invited Speaker : Dr Charles.R. Tilford, USA
Subject to be addressed : Vacuum Standards in Practice
Working Title Pressure Measurement II - Techniques for Total and Partial Pressure Measurements
Invited Speaker : Dr Fumio Watanabe, Japan
Subject to be addressed : My never-ending story towards XHV measurements
Working Title Pumps, Systems and Hardware
Invited Speaker : Dr. Mauro Audi, Italy
Subject to be addressed : Ultra High Vacuum Pumps: Present Status and Future Developments
Session VS4 (Joint with Plasma Science and Technique)
Working Title Materials for Vacuum: Processing and Outgassing
Invited Speaker : Dr. F.L. Tabares, Spain
Subject to be addressed : Sputtering Phenomena during GD Conditioning of Vacuum Systems
Working Title Water in Vacuum Systems
Invited Speaker : Prof. Armand BermanIsrael
Subject to be addressed : Water in Vacuum Systems
Working Title Vacuum System Design from Large to Small
Invited Speaker : Dr W. Schwarz, Germany
Subject to be addressed : Simulation of Vacuum System Performance
Working Title Vacuum in Industry, including handling of toxic and corrosive gases, safety and quality control.
Invited Speaker : Prof. John.M. Dyke and Dr Alan Morris, UK
Subject to be addressed : Clean vacuum systems for handling reactive species (Joint speaker Alun Morris)
Working Title Water, Outgassing and Surface Phenomena in Vacuum Systems.
A moderated discussion session.. Short informal presentations of less than 5 minutes duration are solicited. Contributions will not be published in the proceedings. Offers with title and a very short summary should be sent to the VSD Chairman by e-mail before 30th June 1998.
Dr Paul A. Redhead, Canada
Subject to be addressed : The Ultimate Vacuum.
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