40th SPP Physics Conference @ Legazpi
The 40th SPP Physics Conference and Annual Meeting will be held on 19–21 October 2022 in a hybrid online and on-site format. Here are the important dates, details, and other announcements in preparation for the Conference:
Venue: Proxy by the Oriental, Legazpi City, Albay
Notification of Paper Acceptance: September 2022
Early Registration: 1 August – 22 September 2022
Regular Registration: 23 September – 14 October 2022
Conference Days: 19 – 21 October 2022
Atmospheric Physics and Geophysics
Complex and Dynamical Systems
Condensed Matter Physics
High Energy Physics
Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence
Medical Physics and Biophysics
Optics and Photonics
Quantum Information and Quantum Computing
- Satoshi Kawata, Nanophoton Corporation; Osaka University; RIKEN, Japan
Confirmed Invited Speakers
- Ritz Ann Aguilar, University of the Philippines Diliman
- Filchito Renee Bagsican, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
- Christopher Bernido, Central Visayan Institute Foundation
- Nadia Binggeli, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
- Jinky Bornales, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
- Jonathan Briones, Institute for Open and Transdisciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University
- Mark Nolan Confesor, Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
- Bobby Corpus, OneQuantum Philippines
- Julie Mae Dado, Manila Observatory
- Vincent Daria, Australian National University
- Marlon Daza, Maxeon Solar Technologies
- Maria Corazon De Ungria, University of the Philippines Diliman
- ĐINH Văn Trung, International Centre of Physics, Institute of Physics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
- Sam Dolan, University of Sheffield
- Esmerando Escoto, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Germany
- Jose Perico Esguerra, University of the Philippines Diliman
- Marvin Flores, University of the Philippines Diliman
- Rafael Jaculbia, RIKEN, Wakō
- Maki Kushimoto, Nagoya University
- Ernest Macalalad, Mapúa University
- Gennevieve Macam, University of the Philippines Diliman
- Giovanni Malapit, University of the Philippines Baguio
- Joel Tiu Maquiling, Manila Observatory
- Hiroaki Minamide, RIKEN, Wakō
- Sarah Jaye Oliva, University of Victoria
- Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University
- Gay Jane Perez, Philippine Space Agency and University of the Philippines Diliman
- Jocelyn Read, California State University Fullerton
- Solenn Réguer, Synchrotron SOLEIL, France
- Édgar Roldán, The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
- Kazuyuki Sakamoto, Osaka University
- Yutaka Shikano, Gunma University
- Ludwig Streit, Independent Researcher, Germany
- Miguel Antonio Sulañgi, University of the Philippines Diliman
- Masahiko Tani, Research Center for Development of Far-Infrared Region, University of Fukui
- Louella Judy Vasquez, Science for Life Laboratory, Sweden
- Cristine Villagonzalo, University of the Philippines Diliman
19 October 2022
20 October 2022
21 October 2022
Poster Session 1 PA/EA
19 October, 1650-1800
|PA-01||Morphological characterization and space radiation effect simulations of epitaxially grown GaAs/GaSb heterostructures|
|PA-02||Assessment of the attenuation capacity of bismuth in polydimethylsiloxane composite reinforced with varying oxides using Particle and Heavy Ion Transport code System|
|PA-03||Enhancement of TC and JC by indium doping in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 films|
|PA-04||Photon attenuation data of composite concrete with volcanic ash and face mask plastic as aggregates|
|PA-05||Estimation of the plutonium isotopic ratio in a plutonium-beryllium howitzer using gamma spectrometry|
|PA-06||Fabrication and characterization of chitosan films from crab shell waste|
|PA-07||Super-resolution multiple plane phase retrieval using multi-angle illumination|
|PA-08||Reconstructing the source modulated camera sensitivity of smartphone from principal component-driven Wiener estimation|
|PA-09||Adaptive denoising methods in Fourier ptychographic microscopy|
|PA-10||Numerical investigation on the speckle formation produced by Fourier domain phase modulation|
|PA-11||Optimum grating parameter for diffractive label-free biosensing|
|PA-12||Modeling energy transfer in femtosecond pulsed laser ablation using coupled oscillators|
|PA-13||Beam hardening artifact correction in x-ray computed tomography of homogeneous objects using Residual U-Net|
|PA-14||Femtosecond pulsed laser deposition of highly oriented cerium (IV) oxide thin films with background oxygen gas|
|PA-15||Laser ablation modeling for Gaussian and tophat beam profiles using a two-temperature model|
|PA-16||Multiple reflections inside a fractal medium based thin film|
|PA-17||Mode spectrum of misaligned Hermite Gaussian beam|
|PA-18||An equivalent circuit analysis of the temperature dependence of the terahertz emission from a photoconductive antenna device|
|PA-19||Spintronic terahertz emission from Ni/Pt, Ni/Au, and Ni/Ti bilayer films grown on MgO via electron beam deposition|
|EA-01||Radiation-shielding properties of ZnO and other glass modifier oxides: BaO, MgO, Na2O, TiO2 using EpiXS software|
|EA-02||MCNP5-based low-intensity neutron beam optimization for radiography|
|EA-03||Neutron spectrometry of plutonium-beryllium neutron howitzer source using He-MUNS and Monte Carlo simulation|
|EA-04||Neutron cross section data processing at different temperatures with the NJOY code|
|EA-05||Characterization of a preclinical X-ray irradiator using a parallel-plate ionization chamber and X-ray beam analyzer|
|EA-06||Improvement of terahertz (THz) wave emission efficiency of Fe/Pt spintronic bilayers by using diabolo and rectangular antenna structures|
|EA-07||Direct identification of point defects in LT-GaAs by STM/STS measurements and DFT calculations for THz device applications|
|EA-08||An empirical model for the nonlinear responses of polysaccharide hydrogels to large oscillatory deformation|
|EA-09||Development and characterization of carrageenan-based bioplastic|
|EA-10||Carrageenan-based bone bio-ink for 3D printing applications|
|EA-11||Surface functionalization of TiO2 nanoparticles using silane-aniline molecules|
|EA-12||Interlayer distance determination of graphene layers using photoelectron diffraction|
|EA-13||Structural, optical, and photoluminescence properties of ZnO thin films deposited via spray pyrolysis method|
Poster Session 2 PB/EB
20 October, 1650-1800
|PB-01||Ergodicity breaking in a Bose-Hubbard trimer with disorder|
|PB-02||Monitoring assessment of mangrove forest cover changes in Puerto Princesa Bay, Palawan between 1999 and 2020|
|PB-03||Investigating the effects of memory on agreement for homogeneous and heterogeneous social networks|
|PB-04||Germination and seedling development of commercially available mung bean (Vigna radiata L.) seeds under hypergravity|
|PB-05||A reduction formula for the hypergeometric function 2F2(β, 1/2; β+σ, −1/2; z) using finite-part integrals|
|PB-06||Study of three-body decay using Dalitz plot|
|PB-07||Ambiguity in the line shape of scattering amplitude|
|PB-08||Higgs diphoton decay rate enhancement in the Triplet-extended Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model|
|PB-09||Fractal dimension in a modified 2D Ising system with regions without spin|
|PB-10||Effective Hamiltonian for a non-unitary quantum walk|
|PB-11||OpenMC simulation of dose distributions with an 241AmBe neutron source|
|PB-12||Modeling cone-beam CT and industrial X-ray tube spectra using SpekPy software toolkit|
|PB-13||PuChain-γx: A new software for coupled plutonium radioactive decay chain and photon emission intensities calculation|
|PB-14||Numerical investigation of the gamma attenuation properties of thermoplastic polymers|
|PB-15||Frequency dependence in the dynamics of a ball bouncing on a vibrating fluid bath|
|PB-16||Classification of group composition based on diversity-cohesiveness space|
|PB-17||Regression analysis of dengue cases with meteorological factors in the National Capital Region using different mathematical models|
|PB-18||Optimizing the spatial point sampling for population migration dynamics modeling in Siargao Island, Philippines|
|PB-19||Regression analysis of solar power generation with meteorological variables|
|PB-20||Estimating nutrient content variety from food imports data|
|EB-01||Using remote sensing data and machine learning for PM2.5 estimation in Thailand|
|EB-02||Early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Metro Manila, Philippines|
|EB-03||Determining disease-associated genetic variants in HBsAg seroclearance in chronic hepatitis B via entropy-based approach and machine learning|
|EB-04||Modelling internal migration using mixed-cell cellular automata in a demographic microsimulation|
|EB-05||Low-cost demonstration of the relativistic aberration of light using an electronic circuit analogue with Smartphone-as-all-in-one as measuring equipment|
|EB-06||Spatial and diurnal variability of raindrop size distribution (DSD) during the Southwest Monsoon period in Luzon Island, Philippines|
|EB-07||Foreign exchange market rate as a ratio of two random numbers in a one-dimensional random walk|
Guidelines for Contributed Poster submissions
- The hybrid poster session will have on-site and online components.
- Please upload a PDF version of your poster through the submission link above.
- The poster PDF will be shared online and will be downloadable by registered attendees until the conference ends.
- The online component of the poster session will be a Zoom meeting in a breakout room format.
- All authors are requested to make arrangements for a size A0 poster to be mounted on-site for the benefit of the on-site attendees.
- On-site attendees may interact with the poster presenters on-site or online.
Authors of Contributed Talks (oral presentations) may submit a recording of their eight (8) minute talk if they expect disruptions in their internet connectivity.
Invited Speakers may also upload their presentations through this form if they anticipate connectivity or bandwidth issues.
(1 Aug to 22 Sep)
(23 Sep to 14 Oct)
|Undergraduate and High School Students||1500||2000|
|High School Teachers||4000||4500|
|Associate SPP Members||3500||4000|
|Regular SPP Members||4000||4500|
|Partner Society Members
Joining the SPP2022 Event
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18 October 2022
Subject: Zoom tips in joining SPP2022
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14 October 2022
Subject: Announcements for Registered Participants
(1) SPP will use Zoom Events for the online component of the conference. Zoom Events ticket will be distributed during the weekend to your registered email address. If you have not received the ticket before October 18, 2022, kindly communicate with the Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(2) SPP will give away T-shirts to registered participants to celebrate the 40th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Conference. Registered participants are requested to fill up the survey form below to indicate their preferred shirt sizes. We aim to distribute the shirts to on-site participants by the end of the conference. Instructions for online participants claiming thier shirts will be sent at a later date.
(3) Authors of contributed oral presentation are also requested to indicate their mode of presentation (online or on-site) in the survey form below. On-site presenting authors of contributed talks need to transfer their presentation to a dedicated SPP computer before their talks.
Survey form: https://forms.gle/61SkZmGwpSkndSsn8
Thank you and see you in Legazpi City!
11 October 2022
Subject: Announcements for the 40th SPP Physics Conference and Annual Meeting
1. Reminder of Deadline of Registration:
The Deadline for registration to the SPP Physics conference is on October 14, 2022 (Friday). More information regarding registration, including payment instructions, is available at spp-online.org/
2. Free T-shirt for registered participants
SPP will give away T-shirts to registered participants to celebrate the 40th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Physics Conference. Registered participants are requested to fill up the survey form below to indicate their preferred shirt sizes. We aim to distribute the shirts to on-site participants by the end of the conference. Instructions for online participants claiming thier shirts will be sent at a later date.
3. Reminders for authors of contributed papers scheduled for oral presentation
Authors of contributed oral presentation are also requested to indicate their mode of presentation (online or on-site) in the survey form below. On-site presenting authors of contributed talks need to transfer their presentation to a dedicated SPP computer before their talks.
4. More details on the Workshop on Data Analytics Applications for Industry
The Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (SPP) will have a pre-conference workshop entitled “Workshop on Data Analytics Applications for Industry” on 18 October 2022 in a hybrid online and on-site format. On-site activities will be held at the Proxy by the Oriental, Legazpi City, Albay. This event is open to everyone with scientific and engineering backgrounds. In particular, Manufacturing/R&D engineers are expected to benefit from this workshop. The aims of the workshop are to (i) present an overview of Data Science as a scientific field, (ii) provide insights on the impact of data science as a catalyst for production in businesses, (iii) showcase the importance of data visualization software to further engineering practices, (iv) introduce quantum programming framework called IBM QISKit. The speakers are
- Dr Johnrob Bantang – University of the Philippines Diliman
- Dr. Reinabelle Reyes – University of the Philippines Diliman
- Michael Defensor – Maxeon Solar Technologies
- Bobby Corpus – OneQuantum Philippines
For more information on this workshop, such as registration and payment instructions, please visit: spp-online.org/
5. Post Conference Physics Education Workshop
The Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas, in collaboration with Bicol University, will conduct a post-conference face-to-face workshop on Physics Education on 22 October 2022 at Bicol University (BU), Legazpi City, Albay. Activities include lectures on teaching pedagogies and hands-on physics experiments. This event is open to all STEM Senior High School teachers. Interested participants may register at spp-online.org/workshop-physics-education-2022 on or before 11 October 2022. Registration is free of charge.
6. Special Session 2B in honor of Dr. Maria Victoria Bernido
SPP is dedicating a special session in honor of our beloved SPP Fellow, Dr. Ma. Victoria Carpio-Bernido (20 October from 1:00PM to 2:40PM, Session 2B). Together with 2010 Ramon Magsaysay co-Awardee Dr. Christopher Bernido, they pioneered the highly innovative Dynamic Learning Program promoting quality education for the poor while doing research on theoretical physics. The speakers for this special session are:
- Dr. Jinky Bornales – Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology
- Dr. Vincent Daria – Australian National University
- Dr. Jose Perico Esguerra – University of the Philippines Diliman
- Dr. Ludwig Streit – Universitaet Bielefeld / Universidade da Madeira (Ret.)
- Dr. Christopher Bernido – Central Visayan Institute Foundation
7. Special Session 3F in honor of Dr. Gemma Teresa Narisma
SPP is dedicating a special session in honor of our beloved SPP colleague Dr. Gemma Teresa Narisma (21 October from 3:00PM to 4:40PM, Session 3F). Her research on atmospheric and climate science allowed us to improve our country’s resilience to climate change and was recognized by various scientific institutions such as NAST and NRCP. The invited speakers for this special session are:
- Dr. Gay Jane Perez – Philippine Space Agency
- Dr. Julie Mae Dado – Manila Observatory
- Dr. Joel Maquiling – Ateneo de Manila University
- Dr. Ernest Macalalad – Mapúa University
8. Online access of the registered participants to the conference
The online component of the conference will be accessed via Zoom Events. Registered participants will receive their tickets with a link to the conference next week through their registered email address.