2017 Final Program
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SUNDAY KEYNOTE LECTURE
The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

MONDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

TUESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

WEDNESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

THURSDAY PLENARY LECTURES
ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

FRIDAY PLENARY SESSION
Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Wednesday , October 11

17LIBS08: Fundamentals of Laser-Induced Plasmas

Location: Crystal 3
1:30 pm
Ultrafast laser-induced plasma diffusion and mixing processes at interfaces
Importance of Interfacial Plasma Separation Processes in Femtosecond LIBS
Vassilia Zorba, Ran Hai, Xianglei Mao, Rick Russo; 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1:50 pm
Fundamental aspects and applications of Laser Induced Plasma under water in a range of pressure between 1-150 bar.
LIBS underwater in a range of pressure 1-150 bar
Alessandro De Giacomo12, Marcella Dell'Aglio2, Antonio Santagata3, Gabriele Valenza1; 1University of Bari, 2CNR-NANOTEC, 3CNR-ISM
2:10 pm
Isotopic analysis of uranium using laser induced fluorescence of LIBS plumes
First time demonstration of U enrichment measurement employing 2D fluorescence spectroscopy
Sivanandan Harilal1, Kyle Hartig124, Brian Brumfield1, Igor Jovanovic3, Mark Phillips1; 1PNNL, Richland, WA 99352, 2The Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, 3 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
2:30 pm
Comprehensive Ultrashort Laser -Metal Ablation at Terawatt Laser Power
Understanding and Quantifying the ultrafast laser matter interaction
Ahmed Elsied1, Prasoon Diwakar1, Ahmed Hassanein1; 1Purdue University
2:50 pm
Plasma dynamics following femtosecond filament interactions with solids in single and multiple filament regimes
This work inquires challenges in applying ultrafast laser filamentation in remote LIBS applications.
Patrick Skrodzki1, Milos Burger1, Igor Jovanovic1; 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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