Heat Transfer and
Transport Phenomena in Microsystems

15-20 October 2000
Banff Centre for Conferences
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Tel: 403-762-6100 (Main Switchboard) / 403-762-6149 (Front Office)
Fax: 403-762-6444 (Front Office)

Conference Chair
Dr. Gian Piero Celata, ENEA, Italy

Conference Co-Chairs
Prof. Van P. Carey, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Prof. M. Groll, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Prof. I. Tanasawa, Nihon University, Japan

Scientific Secretary
Dr. G. Zummo, ENEA, Italy

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Three Park Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10016-5902
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Sunday, October 15, 2000

17:00 - 19:30 Registration

19:30 - 21:30 Dinner & Reception

Monday, October 16, 2000

07:00 - 08:15 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 08:30 Welcome & Introduction

08:30 - 09:15 Keynote Lecture:
Recent Developments in Microscale Temperature Measurement Techniques
L. Shi and A. Majumdar
Keynote Chair: T. Maekawa

Chair: D. McCormack

Effect of Condenser Location and Imposed Circulation on the Performance of a Compact Two-Phase Thermosyphon
L. Yuan, Y.K. Joshi and W. Nakayama

Phenomenological Investigations on Flat Plate Closed Loop Pulsating Heat Pipes
M. Schneider, R. Kulenovic, P. Schafer and M. Groll

Transport Phenomena In Micro Heat Exchangers With Corrugated Walls
G. Gaiser, C. Zimmerer, P. Gschwind and V. Kottke

10:15 - 10:40 Coffee Break

10:40 - 12:00 Session: PRESSURE DROP - PD
Chair: G. Zummo

Liquid Flow Pressure Drop in Microtubes
J. Judy, D. Maynes and B.W. Webb

An Experimental Investigation of Gaseous Flow Characteristics in Microchannels
T. Araki, M.S. Kim, H. Iwai and K. Suzuki

Experimental Study on Flow Characteristics of Liquid in Circular Microtubes
Z.X. Li, D.X. Du and Z.Y. Guo

Friction Characteristics of Water, R-134a and Air in Small Tubes
C.Y. Yang, H.T. Chien, S.R. Lu and R.J. Shyu

12:10 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 16:15 Informal discussion/Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

16:15 - 17:00 Keynote Lecture:
Microstructure Devices for Applications in Thermal and Chemical Process Engineering
M. Fichtner, J. Brandner, G. Linder, U. Schygulla, A. Wenka and K. Schubert
Keynote Chair: Z.Y. Guo

17:00 - 18:00 Session: TRANSPORT PHENOMENA 1 - TP1
Chair: S. Volz

DSMC Modelling of Interface Curvature Effects on Near-Interface Transport
V.P. Carey

Optical Measurement of Microscale Transport Processes in Dropwise Condensation
Y.X . Wang, J. Plawsky and P.C. Wayner, Jr.

Effects of System Dimension on Turbulence and Microfluidic Mixing
V. Hohreiter, J.N. Chung, E. Cummings and T. Postlethwaite

18:00 - 18:20 Coffee Break

18:20 - 20:00 Session: TRANSPORT PHENOMENA 2 - TP2
Chair: P.C. Wayner, Jr.

Modeling Phonon Transport in Solid Thin Films
S. Mazumder and A. Majumdar

Clamped Nanowire Thermal Conductivity Based on Phonon Transport Equation
S. Volz, D. Lemonnier and J.B. Saulnier

Micro-Solidification Process in Multi-Component System
Y. Hayashi, H.Yoshioka and Y. Tada

Diffusion and Flow Development in Co-Flowing Micro-Channel Streams
J. Oak, D.V. Pence and J.A. Liburdy

Chaotic Behaviors and Transition to Turbulence in Porous Media
T. Masuoka, Y. Takatsu and T. Inoue

20:10 - 22:00 Dinner & Social hour

Tuesday, October 17, 2000

07:00 - 08:15 Breakfast Buffet

08:30 - 09:15 Keynote Lecture:
Heat Transfer in Microchannels
B. Palm
Keynote Chair: G.P. Celata

09:15 - 10:35 Session: HEAT & FLUID FLOW - HFF
Chair: V. Kottke

Conjugate Heat Transfer in Microchannels
A.A. Rostami, A.Y. Hassan and S.I. Chia

Non-Fourier Heat Conduction Phenomena in Porous Material Heated by Microsecond Laser Pulse
F. M. Jiang and D. Liu

Temperature Propagations and Convective Instabilities in Critical Fluids
T. Maekawa, K. Ishii, M. Ohnishi and S. Yoshihara

Improved Thermal Efficiency and Temperature Uniformity Using Fractal-Like Branching Channel Networks
D.V. Pence

10:35 - 11:00 Coffee Break

Chair: X.F. Peng

Toward a Better Understanding of Friction and Heat/Mass Transfer in Microchannels - A Literature Review
N.T. Obot

A Comparative Analysis of Studies on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Microchannels
C.B. Sobhan and S.V. Garimella

Prediction of Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics in Micro Couette Flow
H. Xue, H.M. Ji and C. Shu

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00 - 16:30 Informal discussion/Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

Chair: S.V. Garimella

Slip-Flow Low Peclet Number Thermal Entry Problem Within a Flat Microchannel Subject to Constant Wall Temperature
S. Yu and T.A. Ameel

Experimental Investigation of Hydraulic and Single Phase Heat Transfer in Capillary Tubes
G.P. Celata, M. Cumo, M. Guglielmi and G. Zummo

17:10 - 17:40 Coffee Break

Chair: S. Dilhaire

Lattice Dynamics Study of Anisotropic Thermal Conduction in Superlattices
B. Yang and G. Chen

Thermal Conductivity of InAs/AlSb Superlattices
T. Borca-Tasciuc, D. Achimov, W.L. Liu, G. Chen, H.-W. Ren, C.-H. Lin and S. S. Pei

Size Effect on Surface Tension and Contact Angle between Protein Solution and Silicon Compound, PC, and PMMA Substrates
F.G. Tseng, H. Huang, C.S. Liu, C.Y. Huang and C.C. Chieng

18:40 - 19:30 Round Table: Micro/Nano-Scale Thermophysical Engineering
Chair: V.P. Carey

20:00 - 22:00 Dinner & Social hour

Wednesday, October 18, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 09:00 Keynote Lecture:
Thin film thermal conductivity, measurements, phonon modeling, and microdevice
F. Volklein
Keynote Chair: S. Nishio

Chair: M.D. Whale

Structural and Microstructural Effects on the Thermal Conductivity of Zirconia Thin Films
S. Orain, Y. Scudeller and T. Brousse

Thermoreflectance Microscopy: Calibration of Temperature Measurements upon Micrometric Metal Lines Applied to Thermal Conductivity Identification of Micrometric Dielectric Layer
S. Dilhaire, S. Jorez, LD. Patino Lopez and W. Claeys

Local Thermal Characterization of Inner Gun Barrel Refractory Metallic Coatings
C. Gervaise, O. Gagliano, J.J. Serra, B. Claudet, M. Commandré and S. Serror

10:00 - 10:20 Coffee Break

10:20 - 11:00 Session: MATERIAL & THERMOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES 2 - MTP2 (cont.)
Chair: M.D. Whale

Cluster, Magnetic and Rheological Characteristics of a Ferromagnetic Colloidal System
T. Maekawa, H. Morimoto and T.Ukai

Thermal Conductivity of Doped Polysilicon Layers
A. D. McConnell, S. Uma and K.E. Goodson

11:00 - 12:00 Session: THERMAL RADIATION - TR
Chair: G. Chen

Optimization of the Spacing Effect of Thermal Radiation for Microscale Thermophotovoltaic Devices
M.D. Whale

Modification of the Thermal Emission Spectrum at Short Distances
K. Joulain, J.P. Mulet, R. Carminati, J.J. Greffet and A.V. Shchegrov

Enhanced Radiative Heat Transport at Nanometric Distances
J.P. Mulet, K. Joulain, R. Carminati and J.J. Greffet

12:00 - 13:10 Lunch

13:30 - 19:30 Informal discussion/ Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

19:30 - 22:00 Banquet

Thursday, October 19, 2000

07:00 - 08:15 Breakfast Buffet

08:30 - 09:15 Keynote Lecture:
Nonequilibrium Phonon and Electron Transport in Heterostructures and Superlattices
G. Chen and T. Zeng
Keynote Chair: F. Volklein

09:15 - 10:35 Session: MOLECULAR DYNAMICS 1 - MD1
Chair: T. Maekawa

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Thermal Conduction in Nanoporous Material
J.R. Lukes and C.L. Tien

Cavitation and Bubble Nucleation Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation
S.H. Park, J.G. Weng and C.L. Tien

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Hydrogen Storage with Carbon Nanotubes
S. Maruyama and T. Kimura

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Nucleation of Liquid Droplet on Solid Surface
T. Kimura and S. Maruyama

10:35 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00 Session: MOLECULAR DYNAMICS 2 - MD2
Chair: S. Maruyama

Cluster Growth and Structures of Lennard-Jones Molecules Near the Critical Point
F.D. Stoian, H. Morimoto, T. Sato and T. Maekawa

Molecular Dynamics Study of Surfactants on a Water Surface
H. Daiguji

Interfacial Thermal Resistance in Superlattice Structures
A.R. Abramson and C. L. Tien

A Molecular Dynamics Approach to Interphase Mass Transfer Between Liquid and Vapor
T. Tsuruta and G. Nagayama

12:10 - 13:20 Lunch

13:20 - 16:00 Informal discussion/ Ad hoc Sessions and/or free time

16:00 - 16:45 Keynote Lecture:
Size Effect on Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics in MEMS
Z.Y. Guo
Keynote Chair: A. Majumdar

16:45 - 17:00 Coffee Break

Chair: Z.Y. Guo

Flow Based Characterization of the Operation of a Microfluidic Amplifier
E.W. Simoes, R. Furlan and D.H. Choi

The Application of Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger Technology in Microsystems
D. McCormack

DSMC Simulation Microscale Backward-Facing Step Flow
S.H. Chen and H. Xue

Cooling by Resonant Fowler-Nordheim Emission Through a-Few-NM-Thick films
A.N. Korotkov and K.K. Likharev

Miniaturization of Thermoacoustic Devices for Thermal Management of Microelectronics
O.G. Symko

18:40 - 19:40 Session: BOILING PHENOMENA 1 - BP1
Chair: M. Groll

Boiling Heat Transfer on Surfaces Coated by Porous Wick Open Channels
W. Wei, J.H. Du and B.X. Wang

Onset of Vapor Generation in Small Channels at Low Reynolds
E. Ruggles and M. Lopez

Arguments on Microscale Boiling Dynamics
X.F. Peng, Y. Tien and D.J. Lee

20:00 - 22:00 Dinner & Social Hour

Friday, October 20, 2000

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 09:00 Keynote Lecture:
Attemps to Apply Micro Heat Transfer to Thermal Management
S. Nishio
Keynote Chair: M. Groll

09:00 - 10:40 Session: BOILING PHENOMENA 2 - BP2
Chair: A. Ruggles

Quantitative Microscale High Speed Visualization of Pool Boiling Phenomena from Enhanced Evaporator Tubes
R. Kulenovic, R. Mertz, P. Schäfer and M. Groll

Effects of the Polarity of Working Fluids on Vapor-Liquid Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics in a Capillary
W. Qu and T.Z. Ma

An Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer Coefficients in Vertical Narrow Channels
R. Khodabandeh and B. Palm

Bubble Dynamics of Boiling Explosion in Pure Liquid Induced by Pulsed Heating
J. Li, Z.F. Zhang and D. Liu

The Visualization of Boiling in Small Diameter Tubes
C. Sheng and B. Palm

10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:50 Session: BOILING PHENOMENA 3 - BP3
Chair: B. Palm

Flow Boiling of Water and n-Heptane in Micro Channels
I. Hapke, H. Boye and J. Schmidt

Characteristics of Two-Phase Flow and Evaporation Heat Transfer in a Capillary at Constant Heat Fluxes
Q. Wei and M. Tongze

Boiling Nucleation, Bubble Dynamics and Heat Transfer on a Micro Film Surface Heated at an Extremely High Rate
K. Okuyama and Y. Iida

11:50 - 12:30 Summary and future plans

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and Adjournment

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