The history of these workshops:

#

city

date

organizers

participants

time lapse

1

San Diego

Feb. 1986

D.A. Mendis & E.C. Whipple

10

2

Tallahassee, Florida

Feb. 1987

Mihaly Horanyi

10

1 y

3

Lawrence, Kansas

Oct. 1988

T. Armstrong

15

1.5 y

4

Iowa City

Sept. 1990

Chris Goertz

38

2 y

5

Huntsville Alabama

March 1993

G. Wilson

38

2.5 y

6

San Diego

March 1995

D.A. Mendis & V.W. Chow

37

2 y

1st Intl Conf.

Goa India

Oct. 1996

P.K. Shukla, D.A. Mendis

100 talks

1.5 y

7

Boulder

April 1998

Mihaly Horanyi & Scott Robertson & Bob Walch

50

1.5 y

2nd Intl Conf.

Hakone Japan

May 1999

Y. Nakamura & P.K. Shukla

169 talks

1 y

8

Santa Fe

April 2000

Michael Murillo & Dan Winske

84

1 y

9

Iowa City

May 2001

Amitava Bhattacharjee & John Goree & Robert Merlino

1 y

3rd Intl Conf.

Durban
South Africa

May 2002

Manfred Hellberg

1 y

Proceedings of earlier workshops:

  • Proceedings of The Sixth Workshop on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas, University of California, San Diego, March 1995, edited by P. K. Shukla and A. Mendis, World Scientific Press
  • Advances in Dusty Plasmas Ed. P.K. Shukla, D.A. Menids and T. Desai, World Sci. Press, Singapore (1997) [Proceedings of 1st Intl. Conference].
  • Physics of Dusty Plasmas, Seventh Workshop, (Conference Proceedings. Vol. 446. Subseries: Plasma Physics), M. Horanyi, S. Robertson, University of Colorado, Boulder, B. Walch, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley (Eds.), 1998 Springer-Verlag New York


Photos of participants of earlier workshops:


History of other workshops:

  • June 1985: "Midnight Sun Workshop on Dusty Plasmas", TromsØ (Norway). Attendance was 5.
  • Capri Workshop on Dusty Plasmas, Capri (Italy) 1989
  • There was a series of two workshops, focusing primarily on contamination in plasma processing:
    • NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Formation, Transport and Consequence of Particles in Plasma Processing, Bonas (France) September 1993
    • Workshop on Dusty Plasmas, 1995, Wickenburg, Arizona
  • European Workshop on Dusty and Colloidal Plasmas:
    • 1st Bad Honnef (Germany) 1997
    • 2nd Noordwijkerhout (the Netherlands) 1998
    • 3rd Col de Porte (France) 1999
    • 4th Costa da Caparica (Portugal) 2000
    • 5th Potsdam (Germany) 23-25 August 2001