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Dr. Thomas Wondrak
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2489
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12489

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Book of abstracts

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List of participants

The list of participants can be downloaded here


Wednesday, April 15th
08:30 Registration
09:00 Opening, welcome
09:30 Keynote lecture: Ultrasound Doppler measurements in liquid metal flows
Y. Tasaka (University of Sapporo, Japan)
10:10 Modular Ultrasound Array Doppler Velocimeter with FPGA-based Signal Processing for Flow Mapping in Liquid Metals
R. Nauber1, N. Thieme1, H. Beyer1, L. Büttner1, D. Räbiger2, S. Franke2, S. Eckert2, J. Czarske1 (1Technical University of Dresden, Germany, 2Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden- Rossendorf, Germany)
10:30 Flow measurements in heavy liquid metals using the ultrasound Doppler method
S. Franke, T. Gundrum, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
10:50 Coffee break
Session 1: Ultrasound Doppler Velocimetry I
11:20 Application of ultrasonic probes with acoustic wave guides for flow measurements
J-C. Willemetz 1, T. Gundrum 2, G. Gerbeth 2, S. Eckert 2, (1Signal Processing, Switzerland, 2Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
11:40 Measuring and studies on the behavior of fluid flow and gas bubbles distribution in the continuous casting mold with injected argon gas and a traveling magnetic field
Z. Chen, X. Xu, Z. Li, E. Wang (Northeastern University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China)
12:00 Noise reduction of UDV measurements in liquid metal experiments with high magnetic fields
M. Seilmayer, F. Stefani, T. Gundrum (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
12:20 Lunch
Session 2: Ultrasound Doppler Velocimetry II
14:00 Application of the ultrasound Doppler velocimetry in model experiments for casting and solidification
D. Räbiger, T. Vogt, K. Timmel, B. Willers, J. Pal, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
14:20 Acoustic streaming in liquids: scaling and dimensional analysis
V. Botton1, B. Moudjed2, D. Henry1 , H. Ben Hadid1, J.-P. Garandet2, A. Potherat3 ( 1Université de Lyon, France, 2CEA-Saclay, France, 3Coventry University, UK)
14:40 Measuring the diameter of rising gas bubbles by means of the ultrasound transit time technique
T. Richter, K. Eckert, S. Odenbach (Technical University of Dresden, Germany)
15:00 Ultrasound Doppler measurements in liquid metal two-phase flows
T. Vogt, E. Strumpf, G. Gerbeth, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
15:20 Coffee break
Session 3: Radiographic methods
15:50 Measurements of Bubbles in Liquid Mercury for SNS Target Applications
M. W. Wendel (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
16:10 Dynamic Neutron Radiography Visualization of Inclusions in Liquid Metal
M. Šcepanskis1, M. Sarma2, K. Thomsen3, A. Jakovics1, R. Nikoluškins2, T. Beinerts2, P. Vontobel3, A. Bojarevics2, E. Platacis2 (1University of Latvia, Riga, 2University of Latvia, Salaspils, 3Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)
16:30 Visualization of liquid metal bubbly flows using the X-ray radioscopy
O. Roshchupkina, N. Shevchenko, E. Strumpf, K. Timmel, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
16:50 Corresponding Relationship of Dendrites Deflection with the Fluid Velocity at the Solidification Front
S. Wang1, G. Alvarez de Toledo2, S. Louhenkilpi1 (1Aalto University, Finland, 2Gerdau Investigación y Desarrollo Europe, Spain)
17:10 Detection of melt flow in solidifying metal alloys by X-rays
N. Shevchenko, O. Roshchupkina, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
17:30 High-temperature experimental studies of surface properties of metal melts
Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, M. Lytvyn, S. Mudry (Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine)

Thursday, April 16th
Session 4: Sodium-cooled fast reactor (SFR)
08:30 Keynote lecture: ASTRID project
C. Latgé (CEA Cadarache, France)
08:50 Keynote lecture: R&D on SFR instrumentation
Jean - Philippe Jeannot (CEA Cadarache, France)
09:10 ICMM sodium loop
R. Khalilov, I. Kolesnichenko, P. Frick, A. Mamykin, A. Pavlinov, A. Shestakov, A. Vasilyev (Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Perm, Russia)
09:30 Measurement Techniques and Results in Tesla-EMP Facility
L. Goldsteins1,2,3, L. Buligins2, Y. Fautrelle3, C. Biscarrat1, E. Platacis4 (1CEA Cadarache, France, 2University of Latvia, 3Grenoble INP, SIMAP/EPM Laboratory, France, 4Institute of Physics, University of Latvia, Salaspils, Latvia)
09:50 Quantitative void fraction measurements with an eddy current flowmeter for 4th generation Sodium cooled Fast Reactor
M. Kumar1,2, W. Bergez1, Ph. Tordjeman1, M. Cavaro2, K. Paumel2, J.P. Jeannot2 (1Université de Toulouse, France, 2CEA Cadarache, France)
10:10 Contactless inductive bubble detection in a liquid metal column
T. Gundrum1, P. Büttner2, B. Dekdouk3, A.J. Peyton3, T. Wondrak1, V. Galindo1, S. Eckert1 (1Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany, 2Technical University of Dresden, Germany, 3University of Manchester, UK)
10:30 Coffee break
Session 5: Lead-cooled fast reactor (LFR)
11:00 Keynote lecture: The Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator (ALFRED) Project
L. Mansani (Ansaldo Nucleare, Genova, Italy)
11:20 Keynote lecture: R&D on LFR Instrumentation
M. Carta (ENEA, Rome, Italy)
11:40 Technical Requirements of Velocity Profile Measurement for Liquid Lead-Alloys
H. Wang1, J. He1,2, H. Shang1, Z. Zhu1, Q. Huang1 (1Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, Anhui, China, 2University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China (FDS team))
12:00 Preliminary Test on the Flowrate and Temperature measurement for Heat transfer experiment of Rod Bundle in KYLIN-II
K. Lyu, L. Chen, C. Yue, S. Gao, Q. Huang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, Anhui, China)
12:20 Lunch
Session 6: Gas-cooled fast reactor (GFR) / Fundamentals
14:00 Keynote lecture: ALLEGRO instrumentation
L. Belovsky (UJV Rez, Czech republic)
14:40 From fundamental research on liquid metals and alloys to applications
J.-G. Gasser (LCP - A2MC Université de Lorraine, France)
15:00 “Molten metals are Non–Newtonian” – Fact or Artefact?
R. Ritwik, P. N. Quested (Brunel University Uxbridge Middlesex, UK)
15:20 Coffee break
Session 7: Local probes / material properties
15:50 Experimental study of single bubble motion in a liquid metal with a strong horizontal magnetic fieldy
Z. H. Wang, J. C. Yang, M. J. Ni, S. D. Wang (University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
16:10 Monitoring of Meniscus Level Fluctuation of Liquid Sn-Pb-Bi Alloy Using a Laser Displacement Sensor and Analysis of Meniscus Behavior
X. Xu1,2, A. Deng1, X. Zhang1, E. Wang1 (1Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, 2Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
16:30 Sensors and methods for local measurements in non-isothermal turbulent liquid metal flow
L. Genin1, I. Belyaev2, V. Sviridov2, E. Sviridov2, Yu. Ivochkin2, N. Razuvanov2, V. Zagorsky2, S. Krilov1 (1Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia, 2Joint Institute for High Temperatures RAS, Russia)
16:50 Calibration of potential probes for measuring velocity profiles in liquid metal MHD duct flows
V. Chowdhury (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
17:10 Cross-Correlation Velocimetry applied to Convective and Forced Turbulent Flows of liquid sodium
A. Mamykin, R. Khalilov, I. Kolesnichenko, A. Pavlinov, P. Frick (Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Perm, Russia)
17:30 Probe methods of 3D velocity and temperature measurements in liquid metal flow
L. Genin1, V. Sviridov2, N. Razuvanov2, I. Belyaev2, N. Pyatnitskaya2 (1Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia, 2Joint Institute for High Temperatures RAS, Russia)
17:50 Probe measurements and direct numerical simulation of specific modes of MHD heat transfer
V. Sviridov1, E. Sviridov1, I. Belyaev2, O. Zikanov3, Ya. Listratov1, D. Ognerubov1, I. Melnikov2, I. Poddubny1 (1Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Russia, 2Joint Institute for High Temperatures RAS, Russia, 3University of Michigan, USA)
19:30 Conference dinner

Friday, April 17th
Session 8: Inductive methods I
08:30 Keynote lecture: Lorentz Force Velocimetry
A. Thess (German Aeronautics and Space Research Centre, Germany)
09:10 Lorentz Force Velocimetry at high speed liquid sodium flow
I. A. Sokolov1, V. I. Noskov2, A. M. Pavlinov2, Y. B. Kolesnikov1 (1Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, 2Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Perm, Russia)
09:30 Recent developments on the Contactless Inductive Flow Tomography
T. Wondrak, M. Ratajczak, F. Stefani, K. Timmel, T. Gundrum, J. Pal, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
09:50 2D velocity measurement using local Lorentz Force Velocimetry
D. Hernández1, T. Wondrak 2, J. Schleichert1, C. Karcher1, A. Thess3 (1Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, 2Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany, 3German Aeronautics and Space Research Centre, Germany)
10:10 Coffee break
Session 9: Inductive methods II
10:40 Keynote lecture: Metal flow imaging using a hybrid of electrical capacitance tomography and magnetic induction tomography
M. Soleimani (University of Bath, UK)
11:20 New developments on Lorentz Force Velocimetry for weakly conducting fluids
R. Ebert, C. Resagk (Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
11:40 Contactless Flow Rate Sensor for Heavy Liquid Metals
D. Buchenau1, J. Priede2, S. Lenk3, S. Eckert1, G. Gerbeth1 (1Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany, 2Coventry University, UK, 3SAAS Ltd. Bannewitz, Germany)
12:00 Lorentz Force Particle Analyzer
X.D. Wang1, A. Thess2, R. Moreau3, Y.Q. Tan1, Z. Tao1 (1University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, 2German Aeronautics and Space Research Centre, Germany, 3CNRS France)
12:20 Lorentz Force Sigmometry: A Novel Technique for Measuring Thermo-Physical Properties of Molten Metals
S. Alkhalil1, Y. Kolesnikov1, A. Thess2, T. Fröhlich1 (1Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany, 2German Aeronautics and Space Research Centre, Germany)
12:40 Lunch
Session 10: Inductive methods III
14:00 LTime-of-flight velocimetry of conductive liquids
N. Dubovikova, Ch. Karcher, Y. Kolesnikov (Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany)
14:20 Composite liquid metal flow measurement system
A. Pavlinov, R. Khalilov, I. Kolesnichenko, A. Mamykin (Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Perm, Russia)
14:40 Flow measurements in continuous casting models by means of contactless inductive flow tomography under the influence of electromagnetic brakes
M. Ratajczak, T. Wondrak, F. Stefani, K. Timmel, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
15:00 Analysis of high-speed lithium jet flow under vacuum conditions
S. Gordeev, F. Groeschel, R. Stieglitz (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
15:20 Liquid metal surface detection by depth of field information
K. Litfin, A. Batta, F. Fellmoser, A. G. Class, Th. Wetzel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
15:40 Closing


The posters will be positioned in the back of the conference room and can be discussed during the coffee brakes.

  • Flow pattern of GaInSn liquid on inclined stainless steel plate under magnetic field using visualization method
    J. C. Yang, T. Y. Qi, M. J. Ni, Z. H. Wang (School of Physics, University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, P.R. China)
  • High Temperature Liquid Metals to be used in Energy Technology
    W. Hering, W. Jäger, A. Onea, N. Diez de los Rios Ramos, R. Stieglitz, P. Moster, M. Lux, S. Scherrer (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
  • Towards in-situ fibre-optic measurements of temperature and flow-induced vibration in lead bismuth eutectic
    B. De Pauw1,2 , G. Kennedy1 , K. Van Tichelen1 , S. Vanlanduit2, F. Berghmans 2 ( 1Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK CEN), Boeretang 200, Mol, Belgium, 2 Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Diagnostic tool for MHD PbLi loop at UCLA
    C. Courtessole1, S. Smolentsev1, S. Sahu2, M. Abdou1 (1Fusion Science and Technol- ogy Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar 382428, Gujarat, India)
  • Operation of EM Induction Permanent Magnets Pump as Flow Meter
    I. Bucenieks (Institute of Physics, University of Latvia)
  • Current Status of R&D in Liquid Metal Diagnostics Development for Indian LLCB TBM
    A. Deoghar1, S. Sahu1, A. Saraswat1, T.S. Rao1, S. Verma1, A. Ranjan1, A. Prajapati1, V. Mehta1, R. Bhattacharyay1, P. Das2 ( 1Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382 428, 2Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, Mumbai - 400 085 )
  • Simplified method for electromagnetic detection of gas bubbles in liquid metals
    O. Andreev, T. Wondrak, T. Gundrum, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
  • Ultrasound velocimetry in high current driven liquid metal flow
    M. Starace, N. Weber, M. Seilmayer, C. Kasprzyk, F. Stefani, T. Weier, S. Eckert (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
  • Liquid metal laboratory in Research Center Rez
    J. Dámer (Research center Rez, L.T.D Husinec - Rez 130, 250 68, Czech republic)


Dr. Thomas Wondrak
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2489
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12489