Mexico City, 4-8 September, 2017

Wednesday 6 September
Marcos Moshinsky Auditorium, ICN

Plenary Talks (50 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
Invited Talks (30 min. + 10 min. Q&A)
Oral Contributions (15 min. + 5 min. Q&A)

9:00 – 10:00           The Reversed Field Pinch international fusion programme:
                               status and perspectives (PT5)

                               Piero Martin, Università degli Studi di Padua, Italy

10:00 -11:00           Ohms law and the collision of magnetic flux ropes (PT6)
Walter Gekelman, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

11:00- 11:30                             Break  

11:30-12:10           Impurities in the core of magnetically confined fusion (MCF) plasma:
                              Transport, stability and diagnostic challenges (IT6)

                              Luis Felipe Delgado, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, USA                    

12:10-12:50            Avalanches in Magnetized Plasmas (IT7)
                               George Morales, University of California at Los Angeles, USA


13:10-15:00                              Lunch


15:00-15:40            Equilibrium, stability and transport studies in the TJ-II Heliac (IT8)
                               Julio Martinell, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleare, UNAM, Mexico

15:40-16:20            Measurements of metallic gas propereties by means of an exploding wire experiment (IT9)
                               Luis Bilbao, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

16:20-16:40            Break

16:40-17:00           Modeling of hybrid fusión/fission systems for development of advanced nuclear fuel cycles (O7)
                              J. Humberto Salazar, CICATA, Instituto Politécnico Nacional-Querétaro, Mexico

17:00-17:20            Evolution of fractality in magnetic clouds (O8)
                                 Victor Muñoz, Universidad de Chile, Chile

17:20-17:40           Design, methods, tests, applications to solar physics and
                              potential new applications of a new ideal and resistive MHD code (O9)
                              Francisco S. Guzmán, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Mexico

17:40-18:00            Kelvin-Helmholtz instability at sheath-solar winds interface (O10)
                               A. Páez, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil   

Wednesday 6 September

Auditorium of the
Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales

15:00-15:20           Multilayer graphene growth assisted by sulfur using the arc discharge
                              method at ambient conditions (OIM5)
                              Marquidia Pacheco, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Mexico

15:20-15:40            Surface modification of graphene nanoplateletes (GNPs) with radiofrequency
                               plasma or high voltage for the preparation of  polypropylene/GNPs nanocomposites (OIM6)
D.M. Ramírez-López, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico

15:40-16:00            Graphene coating by cold plasma polymerization process to fabricate PE/G
                               nanocomposites and study of their mechanical and thermal properties (OIM7)

                               E.E.M. Segovia, Innovación y Desarrollo en Materiales Avanzados, A.C., Mexico

16:00-16:20            Synthesis of carbon nanostructures using plasma, study of electrical
                               parameters and their influence on nanostructures formation (OIM8)
G. Soria, CONACYT- Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada, Mexico

16:20-16:40                              Break

16:40-17:00            Surface modification of graphene nanoparticles with ethylene plasma
                               in a rotary plasma reactor for the preparation of PE/G nanocomposites (OIM9)
R.A. Zendejo Covarrubias, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico

17:00-17:20            Characterization of a pulsed power generator optimized for nano-powder
                               synthetization by electric explosion of wires (OIM10)
Pavel Masoliver, Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

17:20-17:40            TiAlN films produced by HiPIMS for industrial tribo-mechanical applications (OIM11)
                               Joaquín Oseguera, Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico

17:40-18:00           Signal enhancement in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
                              using gated high-voltage
pulses (OIM12)
                              Arturo Robledo, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapozalco, Mexico