2010 Annual Meeting
of the ESA

June, x-y, 2010

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Electrostatics Society of America

June 13‐15, 2017
University of Ottawa

Technical Program

Conference Chair: Poupak Mehrani, University of Ottawa, Canada
Technical Program Chair: 
Shubho Banerjee, Rhodes College, USA

A. Electrically-Induced Flows and Electrokinetics I

A1. H.-T. Charles Fan and Jorge Arinez, Full Vehicle Simulation of Electrostatic Paint Spray Simulation.

A2. Feng C. Lai, I. W. Brindle, and F. C. Lai, Experimental Study of Corona Jet Produced by a Circular Tube Fitted with a Nozzle.

A3. Katsuo Sakai, The third trial for the new electrostatic generator that is driven by Asymmetric electrostatic force.

A4. V. Vivacqua, M. Ghadiri, A. M. Abdullah, A. Hassanpour, M. J. F. A. Al-Marri, B. Azzopardi, B. Hewakandamby, B. Kermani, Evaluation of a Novel Electrode Design for Separation of Water-in-Oil Dispersions by Electrocoalescence.

A5. Hidemasa Takana and Koyo Saegus, Effect of Pulsed Voltage on Characteristics of Ionic Liquid Electrospray.

A6. Marius Blajan, Akihiko Ito, Jaroslav Kristof, and Kazuo Shimizu, 3-D Numerical Simulation of Vortex Generator by Microplasma.

B. Contact Charging and Triboelectric Effects I

B1. Daniel J. Breton, Emily Asenath-Smith, and Nathan Lamie, Tribocharging and Materials Analysis of Firearm Propellants. 

B2. Tatsushi Matsuyama, Junichi Ida, and Hideo Yamamoto, A discussion on the maximum charge held by a single particle limited by gas discharge

B3. Li Xie and Jun Zhou, Contact electrification of particles considering effect of relative humidity.

B4. Mark Horenstein, Ryan Eriksen, and Malay Mazumder, Quasi Three-Phase Traveling Wave Generation for an Electrodynamic Screen Via Snake Electrode Pattern with No High-Voltage Crossover Connections.

B5. Mizuki Shoyama and Shuji Matsusaka, Charging and Levitation of Small Particles by Mesh Electrode.

B6. Matthew Ibbotson, E. Van Cleve, A. L. Collins, and C.G. Camara, Novel non-contact macroscopic triboelectric and tribological device.

C. Biological and Medical Applications

C1. Philip Chi Lip Kwok, Electrostatics of pharmaceutical aerosols.

C2. Emil Alexov, Modeling electrostatics in molecular biology: application to motor domain motion along microtubule.

D. Gas Discharges and Microplasmas

D1. Chaoao Shi, Kazimierz Adamiak, and G. S. Peter Castle, Investigation of Characteristics of Dielectric Barrier Discharge Using a Numerical Model.

D2. VN. Manivannan, W. Balachandran, G. Agozzino, M. Jayamurthy, D. Brennen, and M. Abbod, NOx abatement form the exhaust of a diesel engine with non-thermal plasma and Ag/Al2O3 catalyst.

D3. Xiaozhou Shen, Xiaozhou Shen, Joseph Toth, R. Mohan Sankaran, Daniel Lacks, Direct Non-Oxidative Methane Conversion by Dielectric Barrier Discharge – a Modeling Study.

E. Measurements and Instrumentation

E1. Matti Murtomaa, Janne Peltonen, and Jarno Salonen, Development of a four electrode induction probe for charge measurements in fluidized beds.

E2. Michael Reznikov, A fixed surface potential probe with the swing capacitive electrometer compared to the vibrating Kelvin probe.

E3. Toshiyuki Sugimoto, Yuki Yoshida, and Nobuo Nomura, Estimation of paint thickness from measured surface potential charged by corona discharge.

E4. Janne Peltonen, Matti Murtomaa, Kelly Robinson, and Jarno Salonen, Measurements of binary powder mixture resistivities.

E5. Norimitsu Ichikawa, Measurement of electrostatically induced voltages in two metal boxes by using spark gap and electromagnetic wave sensor.

F. Materials Synthesis Processing and Behavior

F1. Rajesh Sharma, Samuel King, Mesut Yurukcu, and Tansel Karabacak, Multijunction thin film electrodes for photoelectrolysis.

F2. Mahdi Elghazali, Manoj Sachdev, and Ajoy Opal, Design methodology for ESD power supply clamps in advanced CMOS technologies.

F3. Mahdi Khanali and Shesha Jayaram, Use of dielectric spectroscopy in analysing the wood degradation due to weathering and ageing.


G. Breakdown Phenomenon and Discharge                        

G1. Elyse Rosenbaum, Electrostatic Discharge: A Reliability Threat to Integrated Circuits.

G2. Michael Hogue, Rachel Cox, Jaysen Mulligan, Jayanta Kapat, Kareem Ahmed, Jennifer Wilson, and Luz Marina Calle, Revision of Paschen's Law Relating to the ESD of Aerospace Vehicle Surfaces.

G3. Jiann-Lin Su and Tsrong-Yi Wen, Nanoparticle Collection Using Electrostatic Precipitator with Spike Corona Electrode.

G4. Zahirul Hasan Khan, George D. Bouzianas, Theodoros K. Koumbis, Vasileios N. Zagkanas, A Comparative Study of Experimental and Simulation Results of Sieving Electrostatic Precipitator.

H. Safety and Hazards

H1. Choi Kwangseok, Yuta Endo, Naoto Nogera, Teruo Suzuki, Electrostatic discharges inside storage silo during loading of polypropylene powders.

H2. Kelly Robinson, Solvent Exposure Compromises Some Antistatic Containers


I. Contact Charging and Triboelectric Effects II

I1. Joseph Toth and Matti Murtomaa, Triboelectric charging through particle-particle contact using acoustic levitation.

I2. Gontran Richard, Abdelkader Nadjem, Karim Medles, Miloud Kachi, Thami Zeghloul, and Lucian Dascalescu, Tribocharging of PP and PVC granules after exposure to a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD). Effect of DBD exposure duration, voltage amplitude and frequency.

I3. U. Zafar, M. Ali, F. Alfano, and M. Ghadiri, Evaluation of a New Method for Assessing Triboelectric Charging Propensity of Particles.

I4. Xing Jin and Jeffrey S. Marshall, Contact Electrification of Suspended Particles in a Turbulent Fluid.

I5. Ladislav Konopka, Simon Jantac, Jarmila Kucerova, and Juraj Kosek, Triboelectrification of Polymers.

I6. Dylan Carter and Christine HartzellA Method for Measuring Charge Separation in Granular Mixtures in Vacuum.

J. Atmospheric and Space Applications I

J1. Karen Aplin, Electrical processes in planetary atmospheres.

J2. Mark Horenstein, Ultra-Sensitive Electric-Field Sensor for Underwater Object Detection.

J3. Giles Harrison, Keri Nicoll, and Karen Aplin, Remote sensing of cloud base charge.

J4. Jesus A. Dominguez, J. R. Phillips III, P. J. Mackey, M. D. Hogue, M. R. Johansen, R. E. Cox, and C. I. Calle, Comprehensive Modeling of Surface Dust Removal via Electrostatic and Dielectrophoretic Forces in Planetary Exploration Missions.

J5. Shubho Banerjee, Blake Wilkerson, and Yi Song, The mathematics behind the close approach of two equal-sized charged spheres.

K. Electrically-Induced Flows and Electrokinetics II

K1. Lei Yang and Jamal Seyed-Yagoobi, Liquid-Phase Flow Distribution Control in Meso-Scale with Directionally Reversed Electrohydrodynamic Conduction Pumping Configuration.

K2. Janusz Podliński, Magdalena Danowska, Tomasz Izdebski, and Mirosław Dors, Electrohydrodynamic pump with bipolar corona discharge supplied by unipolar DC voltage.

K3. Feng C. Lai, J. H. Lin, and S. C. Lin, Performance of an Electrohydrody-namic Gas Pump Fitted in a Nozzle.

K4. Yoshio Higashiyama and Masafumi Kamada, Dehumidification by fine charged droplets ejected by corona discharge from a water droplet.

K5. Keiichiro Yoshida, Michael J. Johnson, and David B. Go, Evaluation on ionic wind generated with a ring-shaped DBD device having an exhaust nozzle.

K6. Farhana A. Khan, Stefan Andrei, A. K. M. Monayem H. Mazumder, Ramesh K. Guduru, Performance of Electrohydrodynamic Gas Pump in a Square Channel.

K7. Michal Talmor, Lei Yang, and Jamal Seyed-Yagoobi, Numerical study of directional EHD conduction driven flow distribution control in small scales in the presence of external pressure loads.n.

L. Electrically-Induced Flows and Electrokinetics III

L1. Maciej Noras and Alzarrio Rolle, Influence of electric and magnetic fields on behavior of electrosprays in an elevated pressure environment.

L2. A. K. M. Monayem H. Mazumder, Farhana A. Khan, Ali Beheshti, Ramesh K. Guduru, Electrohydrodynamic Gas Pump in a Square Channel with Two-Stage Corona Wind Generator.

L3. Vladimir Chirkov, Aleksandr Lashko, and Marina Reznikova, The investigation of the transition from electrical coalescence to non-coalescence of two water droplets.

L4. Rezaur Rahman, A. K. M. Monayem H. Mazumder, Jenny Zhou, Electrical Characteristics of Electrohydrodynamic Gas Pump in a Square Channel.

M. Contact Charging and Triboelectric Effects III

M1. Eli Van Cleve, M. Ibbotson, A. L. Collins, and C. G. Camara, Simulation of non-contact macroscopic triboelectric and tribological device

M2. Fahad Chowdhury, Alberto Passalacqua, Andrew Sowinski, Manjil Ray, and Poupak Mehrani, An Euler-Euler CFD Model for Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds Incorporating Electrostatic Charging due to Particle-Wall Collisions.

M3. Joshua Méndez-Haper, George McDonald, Josef Dufek, Mike Malaska, and Devon Burr, Electric Titan: A world molded by electrostatics.

General Poster Session

P1. Imed Eddine Achouri, Thami Zeghloul, Hamou Nouri, Abdelkader Mekhalef Benhafssa, Gontran Richard, Karim Medles, and Lucian Dascalescu, Tribo-aero-electrostatic separation of micronized waste plastics.

P2. Ahlem Ben Ab, Gontran Richard, Ana-Maria Delisor, Amar Tilmatine, Lucian Dascalescu, Thami Zeghloul, Modeling and Optimization of a Roll-type Tribo-electrostatic Separator for Granular Plastic Mixtures

P3. Chen Li, Zifan Wanga, Xiaoyan Huanga, Farzaneh Jalalinejada Kwangseok Choib, and Lifeng Zhanga, Characterization of Tribocharging Behaviour of Pharmaceutical Granules in a Turbulent Flow Tribocharger.

P4. Li Liangliang, Li Yipeng, Liu Quanzhen, Gao Xin, Sun Lifu, Experimental study on the electrostatic risk factors in the process of refueling and uploading meanwhile at petrol stations.

P5. He Meng, Electrostatic hazards of applying foam to protect exposed flammable product pools.

P6. W. Mike Arnold, The Cell Membrane Conductivity Disparity.

P7. Angela Antoniu, Electrical dipoles, extracellular signals, and surface measurements: an example.

P8. Khandakar Nusrat Islam and Mark Gilmore, Characterization of methods of surface charge removal for the reduction of electrostatic discharge events in explosive environments.

P9. Zerin Mahzabin Khan, Recent Innovations in Electromyography for Biomedical Applications: A Systematic Literature Review.

P10. Shubho Banerjee, Yi Song, and Blake Wilkerson, Electrostatics of equal-sized spheres at small separation.

P11. Faisal Aldawsari, Chitral Angammana, and Shesha Jayaram, Influence of Interphase on the Electrical Properties of Silicone Nanocomposites.