Research Workshop

Nucleation Theory and Applications

Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research
Dubna, Russia, 4. - 27. April 1999

Sponsored by the Heisenberg-Landau program, the Russian Fund for Basic Research and the UNESCO


From April 4 till April 11 and April 20 till April 27
work on common project will be carried out
Some minor changes will be possible.

As topics for the special
Discussion Meeting:
On Some Problems with Classical Nucleation Theory
the following contributions will be presented:
Boris M. Smirnov (Institute of High Temperatures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia):
Selective Nucleation in Expanding Vapors;
Ivan S. Gutzow (Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria):
Kinetics of Crystallization in Glass-Forming Melts: Some Open Problems;
Jürn W. P. Schmelzer (Department of Physics, University of Rostock, Germany, and Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia):
Nucleation in Viscoelastic Media: Account of Viscous Stress Relaxation;
Vitali V. Slezov (Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology, Kharkov, Ukraine):
Some Comments on Nucleation Theory;
Vladimir G. Baidakov (Institute of Thermal Physics, Ekaterinburg, Russia):
On Possible Cooperative Effects in Nucleation;
First Farewell Party.
As topics for the special
Discussion Meeting (April, 19 - 20):
Kinetics of Bubble Formation: Theory and Experiment
the following contributions will be given: The lectures and discussion meetings are scheduled as follows.
1. Lecture 09. 00 - 10. 30
2. Lecture 11. 00 - 12. 30
3. Lecture 14. 00 - 15. 30
4. Lecture 16. 00 - 17. 30
Discussion Meeting (Basic Program) 20. 00
Note, however, that slight deviations from the schedule may happen if required by actual circumstances. The sessions will take place, in general, in the Lecture room of the Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics at the Second Floor.