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2021 IAPWS PCAS Symposium


Symposium: 26 August 2021

     7:00 -   9:25 (Eastern Daylight Time)

   12:00 - 14:25 (British Summer Time)

   13:00 - 15:25 (Central Europian Summer Time)

   20:00 - 22:25 (Japan Standard Time)

Registration Deadline: 20 August 2021, 12:00 (British Summer Time)

About 2021 IAPWS PCAS Symposium (2021 PCAS )

The working group (WG) Physical Chemistry of Aqueous Systems (PCAS) is one of the WGs of the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steams (IAPWS). This symposium (2021 PCAS) is held as a part of the annual meetings of PCAS WG. 2021 PCAS is free of charge and open to non-IAPWS members as well as IAPWS members. 2021 PCAS will be held online using Microsoft Teams. The registration is required to participate 2021 PCAS and the information about how to join the web meeting will be sent to those who have registered.


Please note that the program below is subject to change. Times are shown in British summer time.

12:00 - 12:10

Welcome Introduction

Dr. Ken Yoshida

Session 1

Chair: Dr. Hugues Arcis

12:10 - 12:25

Dr. Ken Yoshida (Tokushima University, Japan)

'Stability and reactivity of film-forming amines in supercritical water: 14N NMR study on model alkylamines'


12:25 - 12:40

Dr. Jacy Conrad (Idaho National Laboratory, USA)

'Multiscale modelling of aqueous systems under ionizing radiation'


12:40 - 12:55

Ms. Lucy Platts (National Nuclear Laboratory, UK)

'Chemistry and corrosion challenges in irradiated water coolant circuits of fusion power plants'

12:55 - 13:10

Dr. Chris Alcorn (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

'Earth and environmental science applications to high temperature water chemistry at Los Alamos National Laboratories'


13:10 - 13:20


Session 2

Chair: Dr. Ken Yoshida

13:20 - 13:35

Dr. Tomáš Němec (Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)

'Cluster density profiles from NPT molecular simulations of water nucleation '

13:35 - 13:55

Mr. Nobuo Okita (Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Japan)

'Using Aspen Plus to predict sulfuric acid dew point for preventing corrosion in HRSG units'

13:55 - 14:20

Dr. Hugues Arcis (National Nuclear Laboratory, UK)

'New high temperature data for the ionisation constant of water from direct conductivity measurements'

14:20 - 14:25

Closing remarks

Dr. Hugues Arcis


Please click the 'Registration' button below to start your registration.

How to make registration and participate:

  1. Go to the registration page.

  2. In the section 'Ticket Details', set the quantity to the number of people you would like to make registration. Then, click the 'Checkout' button.

  3. Follow the instruction and enter the required information.

  4. Press 'Continue', and then you will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail in a few minutes. If you do not receive it, please make contact with Ken Yoshida by e-mail (see the contact information below).

  5. The link to the Teams meeting will be sent to all the participants by e-mail by 25 August.


Dr. Ken Yoshida, PCAS WG Chair

Tokushima University, Japan

e-mail: yoshida.ken [at]

(Please replace [at] by @)

Telephone: +81-88-656-7669

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