2nd International Workshop on Measuring Techniques for Liquid Metal Flows, Dresden, April 23-25, 2007


April 22th
18:00 - 20:00 Registration - Hotel Elbflorenz
19:30 Welcome reception - Hotel Elbflorenz
April 23th
08:00 Registration
09:00 Opening, welcome addresses
Prof. R. Sauerbrey (FZ Dresden-Rossendorf)
Prof. S. Odenbach (Technische Universität Dresden)
Session I Invasive Probes / Electrical Potential Measurements
Chairman: S. Eckert (FZ Dresden-Rossendorf)
09:20 Invited talk
S.A. Argyropoulos (University of Toronto, Canada)
Critical Analysis of various techniques used to measure velocity in liquid metal flows
10:00 E. Baake (Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany)
Low and high temperature melt flow measurements in model and industrial furnaces using electrical potential probes
10:20 A. Cramer, J. Pal, G. Gerbeth (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Potential probe based turbulence measurements in liquid metal flows
10:40 R. Klein, A. Potherat (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)
Electric Potential Velocimetry in experiment on MHD turbulence
11:00 Coffee Break
Session II Ultrasonic Doppler Method I
Chairman: S. Argyropoulos (University of Toronto)
11:30 Invited talk
Y. Takeda (Hokkaido University of Sapporo, Japan)
Ultrasonic flow measurements of liquid metals
12:10 D. Brito, T. Alboussière, P. Cardin, N. Gagnière, D. Jault, H.-C. Nataf, D. Schmitt, J.-P. Masson, P. La Rizza (Université Joseph-Fourier Grenoble, France)
Liquid sodium measurements in a rotating spherical Couette experiment
12:30 Lunch
Session III Ultrasonic Doppler Method II
Chairman: Y. Takeda (Hokkaido University Sapporo)
14:00 S. Eckert, C. Zhang, T. Gundrum, G. Gerbeth (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Application of the Ultrasonic Doppler Method in liquid metal flows: examples and perspectives
14:20X. Wang, Y. Fautrelle, J. Etay (EPM/CNRS Grenoble, France)
Measuring periodic flow fluctuations driven by a modulated electromagnetic field by ultrasonic Doppler velocimetry, Paper
14:40 C. Zhang, S. Eckert, G. Gerbeth (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Velocity measurements in liquid metal two-phase flows by means of the ultrasonic Doppler method
15:00Y. Tasaka*, K. Yano*, T. Yanigasawa**, Y. Takeda* (*Hokkaido University of Sapporo, **Japanese Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology, Japan)
Ultrasonic measurement of thermal convection in liquid gallium layer
15:20 M. Lenz*, L. Büttner*, J. Czarske*, S. Eckert**, G. Gerbeth** (*Technische Universität Dresden, **Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Ultrasound velocimeter with frequency modulated signals for 2d2c measurements of non-stationary flows with high temporal resolution
15:40 Coffee break
Session IV X-ray radiography / Optical methods
Chairman: J. Czarske (Technische Universität Dresden)
16:00 Invited talk
R. H. Mathiesen (SINTEF Material Physics Trondheim, Norway)
In-situ studies of alloy solidification microstructures and melt flows by synchrotron X-ray video microscopy
16:40S. Boden, S. Eckert, B. Willers, G. Gerbeth (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Determination of the flow field in the vicinity of a solidification front by X-ray radioscopy
17:00 S. Odenbach, L. Rahn (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
X-ray microtomography and radioscopy for observation of metal foam drainage
17:20 P. R. Scheller, B. Sahebkar (TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)
Application of Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy for in-situ investigation of materials under high temperature
17:40 M. Hillenbrand*, P. Neitzel** (*Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany, **Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Double-Layer-Projection (DLP) ¿ A detection method for liquid metal surfaces
18:45 Departure for Dinner
19:30 Conference Dinner - Schloß Eckberg
April 24th
Session V Inductive Tomography
Chairman: F. Stefani (FZ Dresden-Rossendorf)
09:00 Invited talk
A. Peyton (UMIST Manchester, UK)
Electromagnetic Induction Tomography for imaging liquid metal distributions
09:40S. Higson*, P. Drake*, A. Lyons***, A. Peyton** (*Corus Research, Development & Technology, **UMIST Manchester, UK, ***MPC, Sweden)
An electromagnetic technique to measure steel flow patterns within the continuous casting nozzle
10:00 Th. Wondrak. G. Gerbeth, Th. Gundrum, F. Stefani, M. Xu (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Contactless Inductive Flow Tomography: theory, experiments, perspectives
10:20 P. Frick, R. Khalilov, S. Khripchenko (Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics Perm, Russia)
Electromagnetic method for controlling the liquid magnesium level in a retort
10:40 S. Men, C. Resagk, H. Brauer, M. Ziolkowski, M. Kuilekov (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)
2D measurements of magnetic field near an oscillating interface between two electrically conducting fluids
11:00 Coffee Break
Session VI Flowmeter I - Lorentz Force Velocimetry (LFV)
Chairman: J. Priede (Coventry University)
11:30 A. Thess, Yu. Kolesnikov, C. Karcher, E. Votyakov (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)
Lorentz Force Velocimetry: Fundamentals
Phy. Rev. Let. 96, 16450 (2006), New Journal of Physics,
11:50 C. Karcher*, Yu. Kolesnikov*, H. Schreiber**, A. Thess* (*Technische Universität Ilmenau, **OR-Metals Hilden, Germany)
Lorentz Force Velocimetry: Industrial Application
12.10 I. Bucenieks (Institute of Physics of Latvian University, Latvia)
Experimental measurements of sensitivity of cylindrical rotary induction flowmeter on permanent magnets , Video
12:30 B. Knaepen*, A. Thess**, E. Votyakov**, O. Zikanov*** (*Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, **Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany, ***University of Michigan, USA)
Numerical simulation of a longitudinal Lorentz force flowmeter for turbulent flows in a circular pipe
12:50 Lunch
Session VII Postersession
14:00 - 15.00
Session VIII Flowmeter II
Chairman: A. Thess (Technische Universität Ilmenau)
15:00 U. Sjöström (MEFOS Lulea, Sweden)
Sensors for non-contact velocity measurements for continuous casting of steel
15:20S. Ivanov*, S. Dementjev**, N. Jekabsons*, A. Flerov* (*Institute of Physics of Latvian University, Latvia, **Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)
MEGAPIE project: Experience of electromagnetic flowmeter development and operation
15:40 D. Buchenau*, J. Priede**, G. Gerbeth* (*Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany, **University of Coventry, UK)
Electromagnetic flowmeter based on phase shift measurements
16:00 J. Zeininger, R. Stieglitz (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Germany)
An electro-magnetic frequency flow meter to measure the flow rate in heavy liquid metal flows
16:20 Closing of the sessions
16:30 Coffee Break
17:00 Sightseeing: Historical town of Dresden - Guided Tour
April 25th
09:00 Visit of the MHD laboratory at FZD
12:00 Lunch


L.G. Genin*, V.G. Ghilin**, Ya.I. Listratov*, Yu.P. Ivotchkin**, N.G. Razuvanov**, V.G. Sviridov*, E.V. Sviridov* (*Moscow Power Engineering Institute, **Moscow Institute of High Temperatures, Russia)
The experimental technique and facilities for liquid metal MHD heat transfer investigations applied to fusion reactor
O. Andreev, Yu. Kolesnikov, A. Thess (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)
Electric potential and ultrasonic Doppler velocimetry in a channel flow of liquid metal under inhomogeneous magnetic field
V.Dubodelov*, V.Fikssen*, N.Slazhnev*, A.Smirnov** (*Institute of Metals and Alloys Kiev, **Donetsk National Technical University, Ukraine)
Investigation of liquid metal flow in magneto-dynamic aggregates which is caused by electro-magnetic force
O.Lielausis, E.Platacis, A.Klyukin, A.Mikelsons, I.Bucenieks, G.Lipsbergs (Institute of Physics of Latvian University, Latvia)
Determination of the breakup length for liquid metal jets
J.-C. Willemetz (Signal Processing SA, Switzerland)
A new and easy way to apply Ultrasonic Doppler Velocimetry
Yu. Plevachuk, V. Sklyarchuk, A. Yakymovych (Ivan Franko National University Lviv, Ukraine)
Experimental methods for investigations of thermophysical and structure-sensitive properties of metallic melts
N. Jekabsons*, S. Dementjev** (*Institute of Physics of Latvian University, Latvia, **Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland)
MEGAPIE project: Experience of heat balance based flow rate monitoring in bypass contour
A. Devia, R Ospina, Y.C. Arango (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia)
Study for liquid metal flows in parallel walls
A.V. Beznosov, T.A. Bokova, A.V. Molodtsov, S.Yu. Savinov (Technical University of Nishni-Novgorod, Russia)
Methods and facilities for control of characteristics of heavy liquid metal coolants
D. Räbiger*, S. Eckert*, P.A. Nikrityuk**, K. Eckert** (*Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, **Technische Universität Dresden, Germany)
Velocity measurements in liquid metal flows driven by intermittently or alternately applied rotating magnetic fields using the ultrasonic Doppler method
J. Pal, A. Cramer, G. Gerbeth (Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
Characterization of statistical flow properties in a travelling magnetic field by UDV