UK Positron Meeting 2024

from Thursday, April 4, 2024 (1:00 PM) to Friday, April 5, 2024 (1:20 PM)
University College London (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 4, 2024
Apr 5, 2024
AM
10:00 AM --- Morning coffee ---
10:30 AM
Material Science - Mark Law (University of Aberdeen) (until 12:30 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
10:30 AM Laser-driven positrons sources for Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy - Temour Foster (Queen's University Belfast)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
11:00 AM Detection and Identification of Vacancy Defects in Antimony Selenide - Prof. David Keeble (University of Dundee)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
11:30 AM Vacancy defect identification in lead halide perovskite materials - Mr Aryaveer Singh (Physics, SUPA, School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN, United Kingdom)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
12:00 PM Neural Network Variational Monte Carlo for Positronic Chemistry - Gino Cassella (Imperial College)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
PM
1:00 PM
Welcome desk (until 1:25 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
1:25 PM
Welcome words - David B Cassidy (until 1:30 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
1:30 PM
Positronium Physics - David B Cassidy (until 3:30 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
1:30 PM Measurement of the positronium $2\,^3\mathrm{P}_J$ fluorescence decay rate - Rebecca J Daly (University College London)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
2:00 PM Positronium density measurement technique using Polaritonics - Erika Cortese (University of Southampton)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
2:30 PM Similarity of the near-threshold cross-sections for positronium formation and photoionisation in polyatomic molecules - Gleb Gribakin (Queen's University Belfast)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
3:00 PM Multiple Compton scattering of entangled photons produced by ground-state parapositronium disintegration - Dr Peter Caradonna (University of York)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
3:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:00 PM
Plasma related Physics - Michael Charlton (Swansea University) (until 6:00 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
4:00 PM Positron bunches & electron plasmas in supported & levitated dipole traps - Adam Deller (Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
4:30 PM Sympathetically cooled positrons for enhancement of antihydrogen production rate - Maria Beatriz Gomes Goncalves (Swansea University (GB))   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
5:00 PM Sources of positrons and protons - Alina Weiser (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
5:30 PM The ASACUSA Cusp experiment - Andreas Lanz (UCL - Department of Physics and Astronomy)   (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)
6:00 PM
Poster Session (until 8:00 PM) (E3/7)
6:00 PM Laser-driven positrons sources for Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy - Temour Foster (Queen's University Belfast)   (E3/7)
6:00 PM Measuring the Orthopositronium Annihilation Decay Rate - Ivneet Bhangoo (University College London)   (E3/7)
6:00 PM Polarisation Sensitive Microwave Spectroscopy of the $2\,^3$S$_1 \rightarrow 2\,^{2S+1}$P$_1 (S = 0, 1)$ Transitions in Positronium - Ross E. Sheldon (UCL)   (E3/7)
6:00 PM Status of laser spectroscopy of antiprotonic helium at CERN - Masaki Hori (Imperial College London)   (E3/7)
6:20 PM Positronium spectroscopy with a beam of excited-state atoms - Donovan Newson   (E3/7)
6:40 PM A scheme for testing antimatter gravity with positronium using Rydberg atom interferometry - Stephen Hogan   (E3/7)
12:30 PM
Closing remarks - David B Cassidy (until 12:45 PM) (Harrie Massey Lecture Theatre)