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Definitive program of the 3rd SOLLAB Doctoral Colloquium - Odeillo - September 11-13, 2007




Tuesday, September 11th 2007
Time Title of presentation Presenting author
08:45-09:00 Travel from La Pradella
09:00-10:00 Welcome and registration
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-12:30 Visit of Solar Furnaces / SOLLAB Steering Committee
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:10 Opening Gilles Flamant

Topic: SOLAR DETOXIFICATION AND DESALINATION
14:10-14:30 Study of contamination processes by organic compounds used in aquaculture. Solar radiation effects and advanced oxidation treatment Carla Sirtori
14:30-14:50 Solar and biological oxidation processes for treating wastewater containing pesticides: FOTOBIOX project Ana Zapata Sierra
14:50-15:10 Water resources assessment and solar desalination in Almeria Elena Guillén
15:10-15:40 Photocatalytic treatment of indoor air bioaerosols Marta Sánchez Muñoz
15:40-16:10 Coffee Break

Topic: SOLAR FUELS
16:10-16:40 Solar thermal dissociation of methane: research into reaction kinetics Michael Wullenkord
16:40-17:00 Monte Carlo radiative heat transfer analysis of a methane flow laden with carbon particles Gilles Maag
17:00-17:20 Methane cracking in a single-tube reactor Stefania Tescari
17:20-17:40 Hydrogen production in a fluid wall reaction system Eva Maria Ferruelo Nicolás
17:40-18:10 Heat and mass transfer modeling for an irradiated suspension of reacting particles: application to petcoke gasification Andreas Z'Graggen
18:10-18:30 Coal gasification for synthesis gas production in an indirectly irradiated packed bed Nicolas Piatkowski
18:40-19:00 Travel to La Pradella
19:00-20:00 Dinner




Wednesday, September 12th 2007
Time Title of presentation Presenting author
08:45-09:00 Travel from La Pradella

Topic: SOLAR FUELS
09:00-09:30 Experimental investigation of the CO2 capture process from air by Na and Mg-based sorbents Viktoria Von Zedtwitz

Performance of the solar chemical reactors for the calcination-reforming process
09:30-10:00 Hydrogen production from water-splitting thermochemical cycles with concentrated solar energy Patrice Charvin
10:00-10:30 vInvestigations on a two step thermochemical water splitting cycle using mixed iron oxides for solar hydrogen production Martina Neises
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Hydrogen production by a two-step water-splitting cycle based on Zn/ZnO redox reactions Tom Melchior
11:30-12:00 A Rotary Receiver-Reactor for the Solar Thermal Dissociation of Zinc Oxide Lothar Schunk
12:00-12:30 Homogeneous Nucleation of Zinc Vapor Frederik Rütten
12:30-14:00 Lunch

Topic: SOLAR ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY STORAGE
14:00-14:30 Experimental test and modelling of concentrator solar cells under high fluxes Alexis Vossier
14:30-15:00 Thermal model of EURODISH Dish/Stirling system François Nepveu
15:00-15:30 Cavity receiver model and exergy analysis for PEGASE at THEMIS Pierre Garcia
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-18:30 Visit of THEMIS/PEGASE (Targasonne)
18:30-18:45 Travel to La Pradella
19:00-20:00 Dinner




Thursday, September 13th 2007
Time Title of presentation Presenting author
08:45-09:00 Travel from La Pradella

Topic: SOLAR ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY STORAGE
09:00-09:30 Optimization of plant operation strategies Mickael Wittmann
09:30-09:50 Solar tower concepts for ultra supercritical steam cycles Csaba Singer
09:50-10:10 Requirements of representative acceptance measurements for the identification of the yield of solar thermal power plants Nicole Janotte

Topic: SOLAR COMPONENTS
10:10-10:30 CIEMAT's PhD grant. Presentation of activities carried out at PSA David Urdiales
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Determination and reduction of wind loads on heliostats Andreas Pfahl
11:30-12:00 Volumetric absorber structures: taking over from past developments to optimal geometries Marin Antonio Luis Avila
12:00-12:30 Development of a tube receiver for 900°C outlet temperature Lars Amsbeck
12:30-14:00 Lunch

Topic: SOLAR COMPONENTS
14:00-14:20 Development of a high temperature air solar receiver based on compact heat exchanger technology Mathieu Vrinat
14:20-14:40 Interaction between a turbulent flow and heat transfers in high temperature solar receiver Sylvain Serra
14:40-15:10 Experimental determination of radiative properties for modelling radiation heat transfer in semi-transparent materials Patrick Coray
15:10-15:30 Tomography-based determination of radiative properties of two phase media with a semitransparent phase Sophia Haussener
15:30-16:00 Discussions & Closure
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:30 Sport tournaments
18:30-18:45 Travel to La Pradella
19:00- Dinner & Gala


NEWS

November 2007
The 3rd SOLLAB Doctoral-Colloquium is now over, see you soon in Almeria!

August 22, 2007
The Final program is now available

July 16, 2007
A Tentative Schedule is now available

May 1, 2007
Registration is open.

Apr. 20, 2007
The 3rd SOLLAB Doctoral-Colloquium Website is open.

Apr. 20, 2007
Deadline for submission of abstracts is July 31, 2007