41st SPP Physics Conference @ Siargao
Keynote Speaker
Roger Freedman
University of California,
Santa Barbara
Online Keynote Presentation
Neutrons: Connecting Islands of Physics
SPP2023 Participants
China  1 
Germany  1 
India  1 
Italy  1 
Japan  26 
Korea  3 
Philippines  308 
Singapore  1 
Taiwan  1 
United States  4 
Vietnam  1 
SPP2023 Sponsors
The 41st SPP Physics Conference and Annual Meeting will be held on 19–21 July 2023 in a hybrid online and onsite format.
Venue
Del Carmen Convention Center and Baya Numancia
Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte
Conference Days
19 − 21 July 2023
SPP Committee Meetings and Orientation for New Members
22 July 2023
Scientific Network and Exchange Discussions
22 July 2023
Regular Registration
01 − 19 July 2023
Conference Topics
Astrophysics
Atmospheric Physics and Geophysics
Complex and Dynamical Systems
Computational Physics
Condensed Matter Physics
Gravitational Physics
High Energy Physics
Instrumentation Physics
Statistical Physics
Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence
Mathematical Physics
Materials Physics
Medical Physics and Biophysics
Optics and Photonics
Physics Education
Plasma Physics
Quantum Information and Quantum Computing
Contact Details and Links
SPP Secretariat
secretariat2023@spponline.org
Conference Website
spponline.org/spp2023
Manuscript Submission
proceedings.spponline.org
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Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas
SPP2023 Partner Institutions
Keynote Speaker
 Roger Freedman, University of California, Santa Barbara
Confirmed Invited Speakers
 Stephen Appleby, Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics
 Gerry Bagtasa, University of the Philippines Diliman
 Cecilia Bucayong, Central Mindanao University
 Alvin Chua, National University of Singapore
 Hector Da Silva, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics
 Mia de los Reyes, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology/Amherst College
 Takahiro Doi, Osaka University/Kyoto University
 Takao Fuji, Toyota Technological Institute
 Masafumi Fukunari, University of Fukui
 Norihiko Hayazawa, RIKEN Wakō
 Atsushi Hosaka, Osaka University
 Yoichi Ikeda, Osaka University
 Yuya Ishikawa, University of Fukui
 Kun Woo Kim, ChungAng University
 Alexandre Le Tiec, Observatoire de Paris
 ShiHsin Lin, National Sun Yat Sen University
 Marissa Pastor Liponhay, Asian Institute of Management
 Takahiro Matsuoka, University of Tennessee Knoxville
 Hiroaki Minamide, RIKEN Wakō
 John Christian Nacpil, Thinking Machines
 Toshiyuki Nohira, Kyoto University
 Chiko Otani, RIKEN Wakō
 Pramod Padmanabhan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
 Emmanuel Lance Plan, Vietnam National University
 Ana Maria Rey, University of Colorado Boulder
 Nobuhiko Sarukura, Osaka University
 Kenji Sasaki, Osaka University
 Ivan Savenko, Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
 Matthew Solt, University of Virginia
 Nataša Stojić, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics
 Meng Sun, Beijing University of Technology
 Masahiko Tani, University of Fukui
 Keisuke Tominaga, Kobe University
 Maria Leilani TorresMapa, Leibniz Universität Hannover
 Michelle Marie Villamayor, Central Mindanao University
 Helvi Witek, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
 Yasuhiro Yamaguchi, Nagoya University
 Akira Yoshikawa, Tohoku University
Day 1
19 July 2023
08000845 Welcome Remarks
SPP President Johnrob Bantang
08450945 Keynote Address KA
KA01 Roger Freedman – Neutrons: Connecting islands of physics
09451030 Plenary Session 1A
INV1A01 Helvi Witek – CSI Gravity: Investigating mysteries in modern physics with black holes
10301045 Break
10451230 Parallel Sessions 1B, 1C, & 1D
1B Optics and Photonics
INV1B01 Keisuke Tominaga – THz molecular science in condensed phases
INV1B02 Chiko Otani – 300 GHz THz walkthrough body scanner
1B03 – Effects of varying the oxide composition on the terahertz emission of nSi/Cu_{x}O heterostructures
1B04 – Detecting optical vortices in 2D
1B05 – Defect modes in fractal mediumbased onedimensional photonic crystals with an integer mediumbased defect layer
1B06 – Design, simulation, and analysis of pulleytype, microring resonators (MRR)based allpass filter (APF) with initial fabricated chip in silicon (SOI) photonics integrated circuits1C High Energy and Nuclear Physics
INV1C01 Matthew Solt – Exploring light dark matter at accelerators
1C02 – SUSY Dark Matter with (g − 2)_{µ} in the Tripletextended Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model
1C03 – Constraining heavy Majorana neutrino masses using final states with two leptons, jets, and missing energy at the LHC
1C04 – Updated Stealth SUSY scan involving two photons and multiple jets
1C05 – Parameter scan with neutrino mass in the SingletTriplet extension of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model
1C06 – Proton beam therapy energy degraders using graphite and graphite/boron carbide composite with singleblock and multislab geometries: SRIM simulation and economic analysis
1C07 – Neutron flux calculations for simplified PRR1 SATER model using OpenMC1D Complex Systems and Data Analytics
INV1D01 Marissa Pastor Liponhay – Advancing smart city studies in the Philippines: Opportunities and implications
1D02 – NonMarkovian stochasticity in planktonic predatorprey populations
1D03 – Postdisaster resettlement insights from nighttime lights
1D04 – Urbanization unveiled: A correlation study between PSA level of urbanization and VIIRS nighttime lights
1D05 – The soundscape during the COVID19 anthropause at the Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines Diliman
1D06 – Sound source characterization using estimated signal components
1D07 – Narrowband chirp test as a method for determining resonant frequencies in Chladni plates12301330 Lunch
13301415 Plenary Session 1E
INV1E01 Yoichi Ikeda – Modeling the COVID19 transmission
14151445 Parallel Special Sessions and Sponsors 1S
1SA01 DOSTPCIEERD Special Session
Advancing Optics and Photonics in the Philippines: Market Trends, Funding Initiatives, and 2023−2030 Priority ProgramsSP1A Sponsor Presentation − FilAnaserve
SP1B Sponsor Presentation − ULVAC14451520 Poster Sessions PA & EA
15201700 Parallel Sessions 1F, 1G, & 1H
1F Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
INV1F01 Takahiro Matsuoka − Study of emergent quantum phenomena of MPS_{3} under pressures
INV1F02 Kun Woo Kim − Topological metal arising from strongly disordered Floquet operators
1F03 − Effect of tensile biaxial strain on the quantum capacitance of 1H twodimensional NbSe_{2} via density functional theory calculations
1F04 − Investigation of carrier mobility in InAs/GaAs selfassembled quantum dots via optical pumpterahertz probe spectroscopy
1F05 − Effects of interparticle interaction on the spin transport in a halffilled open elastic FermiHubbard optical lattice
1F06 − Dynamical phases in the drivendissipative LipkinMeshkovGlick model1G Cosmology and Astrophysics
INV1G01 Alexandre Le Tiec − Tidal deformations of black holes
INV1G02 Hector Da Silva − Black hole scalarization
1G03 − Tidal disruption radii of spherical mass distributions with central black holes
1G04 − Gravitational lensing signatures in gravitational waves from binary black hole mergers
1G05 − Clock effect for spinning particles in circular orbit around Schwarzschildlike spacetimes
1G06 − Photon trajectories in an asymmetric MajumdarPapapetrou spacetime1H Physics Education; Complex Systems and Data Analytics
INV1H01 Cecilia Bucayong − Experiential learning on vector operations using 3D instructional apparatus
INV1H02 Norihiko Hayazawa − My Silver Jubilee at SPP: A look back at collaborations for 25 years
1H03 − Identifying factors influencing the science proficiency of Filipino students in the PISA 2018 using machine learning
1H04 − Binarizing the 1938 architectural drawings of the Agriculture and Commerce Building with shallow convolutional autoencoders
1H05 − Classifying compressed physics article abstracts by localitysensitive hashing
1H06 − Modified inelastic bouncing ball model of binary granular mixtures: Effect of number of intruders
Day 2
20 July 2023
09001030 Plenary Session 2A
INV2A01 Ana Maria Rey – Optical lattice clocks: From timekeepers to spies of the quantum realm
INV2A02 Atsushi Hosaka – Exotic hadrons − with a brief overview of hadronnuclear physics in Japan10301045 Break
10451230 Parallel Sessions 2B, 2C, & 2D
2B Optics and Photonics
INV2B01 Hiroaki Minamide − Pioneering intense subterahertzwave generation by nonlinear optical effects
INV2B02 Nobuhiko Sarukura − Spectral imaging of cultural assets using newlydeveloped fluoride ultraviolet optics
2B03 − Investigating the optical absorption of gallium arsenide with gold plasmonic nanodisk array via RCWA and FDTDbased simulation
2B04 − Eliminating local phase errors in unordered wave propagation phase retrieval using phase patch method
2B05 − Coupledresonatorinduced transparency (CRIT) analysis of the crisscrossed coupledring reflector (XCRR)
2B06 − Inline optical feedback interferometry with 510 nm semiconductor laser and digital postdetection filtering2C High Energy and Nuclear Physics
INV2C01 Takahiro Doi − Baryonbaryon interaction from lattice QCD
INV2C02 Yasuhiro Yamaguchi − Exotic hadrons: Rich structure of multiparticle state near thresholds
2C03 − Resonancelike structure of triangle singularity
2C04 − Compositeness of hadronic states in coupledchannel separable potential model
2C05 − XCOM and EpiXS evaluation of cosmic radiation shielding effectiveness of cerium oxide and bismuth oxide doped nanocoating for satellite applications
2C06 − PHITS calculation of gamma doses in the PRR1 SATER facility2D Cosmology and Astrophysics
INV2D01 Mia de los Reyes − The loneliest galaxies: Early results from the Dwarfs In Void Environments (DIVE) Survey
INV2D02 Stephen Appleby − Cosmological parameter constraints from large scale structure
2D03 − Jitterbased method for Hubble function reconstruction
2D04 − Populating dark matter halos with galaxies using machine learning
2D05 − Radial acceleration relation of elliptical galaxies in MaNGA
2D06 − Projected constraints on the abundance of primordial black holes from LISA for a broad primordial spectrum12301330 Lunch
13301415 Plenary Session 2E
INV2E01 Alvin Chua – Observing gravitationalwave sources with spacebased detectors
14151445 Parallel Special Sessions and Sponsors 2S
2SA01 Women in Physics Panel Discussion
Reinabelle Reyes, University of the Philippines Diliman − Moderator
Panelists:
Marissa Balatero, University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines
Marienette Vega, University of the Philippines Diliman
Michelle Villamayor, Central Mindanao University
Helvi Witek, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaignSP2A Sponsor Presentation − Sigmatech and Littelfuse
SP2B Sponsor Presentation − ALVTechnologies14451520 Poster Sessions PB & EB
15201700 Parallel Sessions 2F, 2G, & 2H
2F Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
INV2F01 Nataša Stojić – Multiferroicity and magnetoelectric effects in twodimensional materials
2F02 – Firstprinciples investigation of the electronic and magnetic properties of heptauthrene nanostructure on Cu(111) substrate
2F03 – Predicting the minimum energy pathway of 1H to 1T phase transition of 2D monolayer ScS_{2} using machine learning
2F04 – Lambert W function of the critical temperature as a function of the anisotropic parameter in 2D square Ising model
2F05 – Simulation of terahertz emission by a textured gallium arsenide using the DrudeLorentz model
2F06 – Investigation of water as solvent alternative for methanolbased ZIF8 synthesis
2F07 – Comparison of the terahertz emission from zinc oxide and lowtemperaturegrown gallium arsenide photoconductive antennas via the DrudeLorentz model2G Complex Systems and Data Analytics
INV2G01 John Christian Nacpil – The data that shapes our world: Leveraging geospatial data and AI for positive social impact
INV2G02 Kenji Sasaki – Analysis of COVID19 spread based on confirmed cases in Japan
2G03 – Modified Radiation Model for the steadystate population distribution in a settlement network of Siargao, Philippines
2G04 – Singledisease and twocooperative epidemics on a Vicsek model of swarming mobile agents
2G05 – Tracking the motion of particles on a Chladni plate through a genealogical algorithm
2G06 – Image denoising via wavelet transformbased compressive sampling2H Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
INV2H01 Emmanuel Lance Plan – Stretching in turbulent fluid regimes
INV2H02 Pramod Padmanabhan – Fermionic quantum memory
2H03 – Quantum DNA sequencing using Gaussian amplitude amplification
2H04 – On the uniqueness of flat thermodynamic geometries
2H05 – The free time of arrival problem in quantum phase space
2H06 – Autoparallel deviation with torsion and nonmetricity1700 Banquet Dinner
2SA01 Women in Physics
Panel Discussion
Conference Day 2
20 July 2023
14151445
Join us for a panel discussion with women physicists from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Our panelists will discuss their journey into physics, the challenges they have faced, and their advice for other women interested in pursuing careers in the field.
Moderator:
Reinabelle Reyes, University of the Philippines Diliman
Panelists:
Marissa Balatero, University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines
Marienette Vega, University of the Philippines Diliman
Michelle Marie Villamayor, Central Mindanao University
Helvi Witek, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Day 3
21 July 2023
09001030 Plenary Session 3A
INV3A01 Toshiyuki Nohira – Electrodeposition of silicon, titanium and tungsten from molten fluoridechloride systems
INV3A02 Michelle Marie Villamayor – Plasma technology: From research to industry10301045 Break
10451230 Parallel Sessions 3B, 3C, & 3D
3B Optics and Photonics
INV3B01 Masahiko Tani – Terahertz timedomain coherent Raman spectroscopy for investigation of lowfrequency molecular vibrational modes
INV3B02 Yuya Ishikawa – Multifrequency electron spin resonance apparatus using a highpower light source compact gyrotron
INV3B03 Masafumi Fukunari – Development of advanced highfrequency gyrotrons with frequency tunability and Gaussian beam output
3B04 – Effect of As flux on the optical properties of InAs quantum dashes grown by molecular beam epitaxy for 2 μm lasers
3B05 – Robust 3D Bessel beam scanning with a long depth of field
3B06 – Simulation, fabrication, and initial characterization of two hybrid double ring resonator architecture
3B07 – Increasing the resolution of an optical microscope via Fourier ptychography3C Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
INV3C01 Akira Yoshikawa – Development of stateoftheart crystals and technologies at the university and their social implementation through academic startups
3C02 – Quasiperiodic amplitude masks for light sheet fluorescence microscopy: An exploration in natureinspired design
3C03 – Grafting of fluorosilane molecule on aluminum substrate using a twostep functionalization technique
3C04 – Effect of substrate heating and bias on the DC reactive magnetron sputtering of ZnO using ArH_{2}O plasma
3C05 – Directcurrent triboelectric nanogenerator energy harvesting from footfalls (DCTENGEHF)
3C06 – Morphological and elemental analysis of space launch vehicle debris retrieved from a Philippine coastal area
3C07 – Detection of refined coconut oil as adulterant in virgin coconut oil using UVVis spectroscopy coupled with PCA3D Earth Systems Physics
INV3D01 Gerry Bagtasa – Extreme prelandfall rapid intensification of Typhoon Odette in an unfavorable environment
3D02 – Assessment of December to May 1month lead statistical drought hindcasts for the Philippines
3D03 – How the Philippines contributes to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
3D04 – Markov chain analysis of southwest monsoon rainfall timeseries data from 1951 to 2021 in areas with Type I Philippine climate
3D05 – Karst networks from an optimizing neuronal branching model
3D06 – Measurement of natural radioactivity from coppergold mine tailings storage facility in Benguet Province, Philippines
3D07 – Detection of microplastics using a DSLR lensbased UV imaging system12301330 Lunch
13301415 Plenary Session 3E
INV3E01 Takao Fuji – Hyperspectral imaging with subcycle midinfrared pulses
14451520 Poster Sessions PC, EC, & ED
15201700 Parallel Sessions 3F, 3G, & 3H
3F Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science
INV3F01 ShiHsin Lin – Tuning the symmetry of materials: Design of twodimensional ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials
3F02 – Probing localization in onedimensional chains with quasiperiodic potentials using nonHermitian vector potentials
3F03 – Hydrogen evolution reaction activity on 2D ZrSeTe Janus transition metal dichalcogenide: The case of pristine monolayer, with defect and with biaxial strain
3F04 – Carbon monoxide adsorption and dissociation on pristine and doped twodimensional tin (stanene): A density functional theory study
3F05 – Effect of Ni/Co doping on the electronic properties of zinc oxide: Density functional theory calculations
3F06 – Excitation and bias voltagedependence of the terahertz emission from lowtemperaturegrown photoconductive antenna devices at different temperatures
3F07 – Investigating effects of varying parameters on eclipsed PLD through DSMC simulations using SPARTA3G Biological and Medical Physics
INV3G01 Maria Leilani TorresMapa – Biophotonics modalities for optical control and visualization of cardiac activity
3G02 – Simulation of chest posteroanterior xray procedure using stylized phantom and Monte Carlo method
3G03 – Specific absorption rate analysis of a multilayered arm model exposed to sinusoidal plane waves using FDTD method
3G04 – 3D reconstruction of intracavity objects using a catadioptric imaging system
3G05 – Characterization of hydrogelbased biomaterials for 3D printed artificial tissue scaffolds
3G06 – Dengue risk mapping of Cabanatuan City in 2018 using Geographic Information System and remote sensing data
3G07 – Development of a simplified virtual source model from Varian Clinac iX phase space files for photon beam radiotherapy3H Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
INV3H01 Ivan Savenko – Photoinduced supercurrents and Hall effect in 2D superconductors
INV3H02 Meng Sun – Superconductivity in Fibonacci chain
3H03 – Geometric Leggett mode in the twoband superconductors
3H04 – A comparison of PositiveP and truncated Wigner methods for the dynamics of a minimal atomcavity model
3H05 – Quantum heat engine efficiency of a small spin system with anisotropy
3H06 – Decoherence of a quantum harmonic oscillator system1730 SPP Members Annual Business Meeting
Posters PA/EA (Materials Science, Instrumentation, and Photonics)
Day 1
19 July 2023
1445 − 1520
PA01 [poster] 
Multilayered proton radiation shielding using metal alloy, aluminosilicate, and polymer: SRIM simulation and economic analysis 
PA02 [poster] 
Estimation of nonstoichiometric oxygen content of YBa2Cu3O7−δ superconductors using XRD simulation superconductors using XRD simulation 
PA03 [poster] 
Evolution of Raman spectra of MoS2 heterostructure based on thickness and laser power dependence 
PA04 [poster] 
Target thickness and laser intensity dependence of ion implosion in hollow cylindrical targets 
PA05 [poster] 
Electronic structure and relative permittivity of αalumina in the generalized gradient approximation 
PA06 [poster] 
Parallel Monte Carlo simulation of the 2D Ising model using CPU and mobile GPU 
PA07 [poster] 
Fractal dimension, critical exponents, and weak universality on a modified 2D Ising model 
PA08 [poster] 
PHITS computational investigation of the gamma attenuation properties of metal oxidedoped Philippine natural bentonite 
PA09 [poster] 
Evaluation of the neutron field uniformity from a plutoniumberyllium howitzer using PHITS 
PA10 [poster] 
Finite element analysis of aircoupled dual electrode bimorph piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers 
PA11 [poster] 
Investigating the effect of different molecular weights of polyethylene glycol (PEG) on the viscosity of the continuous phase in oilinwater (O/W) emulsions using fluorescence microscopy and emulsion tracking technique 
PA12 [poster] 
Study of femtosecond pulsed laser heating of bilayer metallic films at various laser angles of incidences and polarizations using the twotemperature model 
PA13 [poster] 
Spatial variation of BSCCO elemental components deposited via fsPLD 
PA14 [poster] 
Extraction of optical material parameters of glass in the terahertz range 
PA15 [poster] 
Spectral analysis of AlN annealed at elevated temperatures 
PA16 [poster] 
Effects of intentional doping on the thermoelectric properties of copper oxide and zinc oxide films zinc oxide films 
PA17 [poster] 
PHITS computational investigation of the neutron shielding ability of HMPE sheets with B4C and Gd2O3 fillers 
PA18 [poster] 
Vanadium thin film deposition on glass substrates using magnetron sputtering 
PA19 [poster] 
Distinguishing dielectric materials using spatial GoosHänchen shift 
PA20 [poster] 
Contrast of a DIY radial polarizer for locating the Sun 
PA21 [poster] 
Analysis of the mixing characteristics of a Tshaped collision type micromixer via computational fluid dynamics approach 
PA22 [poster] 
Estimating the lattice constants from xray diffraction patterns in the presence of a zeropoint shift 
PA23 [poster] 
Effect of simulated slit geometry on simulated interference pattern intensity as measured by lightdependent resistor 
PA24 [poster] 
Material parameter calculation of semiconductor substrates via terahertz timedomain spectroscopy 
PA25 [poster] 
Effects of annealing temperature on the electrical properties of PEDOT:PSS films deposited on glass substrate 
PA26 [poster] 
PHITS computational investigation of the neutron shielding ability of lowdensity polyethylenemixed clay matrix in medical linear accelerator facilities 
PA27 [poster] 
Computed tomography image reconstruction: Effect of detector width to the image quality 
PA28 [poster] 
Stokes parameters of light in a modified Young’s doubleslit experiment 
PA29 [poster] 
Costefficient generation of vector vortex beam from randomly polarized light source 
PA30 [poster] 
Exploring the adsorption capacity of acidmodified Philippine Natural Zeolites in wastewater treatment 
PA31 [poster] 
Distributed high yield hardware random number generator 
PA32 [poster] 
Raman spectroscopy of graphene on GaAs 
PA33 [poster] 
Entropy and specific heat features of a four spin system at its energy level crossings 
PA34 [poster] 
Effect of sputtering gas ratio and postannealing parameters on AlN thin films deposited via low power RF magnetron sputtering 
PA35 [poster] 
Spintronic terahertz emission from a Ni/Pt bilayer film with a spoof surface plasmonic structure 
PA36 [poster] 
Improving the accuracy of decay constant approximation in the radioactive dice experiment using polyhedral dice and varying the initial number of dice in multiple trials 
PA37 [poster] 
Modeling of thermal energy transfer in twolayer metal undergoing femtosecond pulsed laser ablation using springmass coupled oscillator 
PA38 [poster] 
Optical study of the electronic structure and lattice dynamics of SmBaMn2O6 single crystal 
PA39 [poster] 
Modeling thermal energy transfer in copper undergoing femtosecond pulsed laser ablation using simple coupled pendulum 
EA01 [poster] 
Hydration dynamics of temperatureresponsive polymers measured by broadband spectroscopy 
EA02 [poster] 
Temperature dependence of dielectric response of deep eutectic solvent of lauric acid and menthol from subGHz to THz frequency range 
EA03 [poster] 
Radiation shielding properties of concrete blended with rice husk ash, oyster shell powder, and ferrous powder 
EA04 [poster] 
The effect of grain boundaries on hydrogen retention and diffusion in polycrystalline tungsten 
EA05 [poster] 
Assessment of the particle integrity of gammairradiated iron oxide (Fe3O4) nanoparticles after sterilization 
EA06 [poster] 
Density functional calculations of the electronic properties of methylammonium tin iodide (CH3NH3SnI3) at different Ge doping concentrations 
EA07 [poster] 
Assessment of the particle integrity of gammairradiated iron oxide (Fe3O4) nanoparticles after sterilization 
EA08 [poster] 
[110] ZnTe as a Faraday rotator under AC and DC magnetic fields at 780nm optical excitation 
EA09 [poster] 
Facile fabrication of photosensitive 0.4M HCl aciddoped polyaniline/nSi(100) heterojunction for enhanced device performance 
EA10 [poster] 
Dimensional effect in carrier concentration and electrical conductivity of nondegenerate and degenerate semiconductors 
EA11 [poster] 
Assessment of the photon shielding quantities of historical lime mortars from Spanish colonial structures in the Philippines 
EA12 [poster] 
Photoluminescent enhancement via Forster resonance energy transfer mechanism on extracted Curcuma longadeposited textiles 
EA13 [poster] 
A comparison of identification methods for Type III Solar Radio Bursts 
EA14 [poster] 
Geomagnetic field effects over the Philippines during strong solar flare events in April 2022 
EA15 [poster] 
Preliminary assessment of precipitable water vapor forecasting using long shortterm memory: A physicsassisted deep learning model 
Posters PB/EB (Complex Systems, Simulations, and Theoretical Physics)
Day 2
20 July 2023
1445 − 1520
PB01 [poster] 
Investigation of satellitederived soil wetness and the incidence of cholera in the Philippines 
PB02 [poster] 
Forecasting next day wildfires through image segmentation using convolutional neural networks 
PB03 [poster] 
Einstein: A proposed activation function for convolutional neural network (CNN) in image classification and its comparison to ReLU, Leaky ReLU, and Tanh 
PB04 [poster] 
Performance of genetic algorithm optimized Doc2VeckNN for classifying space science and adjacent fields documents with heterogenous sampling 
PB05 [poster] 
Novel Einstein’s Relativity Transform (ERT) for image compression 
PB06 [poster] 
Filipino text classification by Universal Language Model Finetuning (ULMFiT) 
PB07 [poster] 
Observing the power restoration trend in Camarines Sur’s coastal communities using Black Marble nighttime light data in the 2020 typhoon season 
PB08 [poster] 
Characterization of shore response to a groin field using TikTak and BFGS optimization algorithms 
PB09 [poster] 
Estimating energy generation of a solar photovoltaic panel in Quezon City with a multilayer perceptron model using meteorological parameters 
PB10 [poster] 
Simulation of gamma dose from shielded TRIGA fuel using OpenMC 
PB11 [poster] 
Effect of spikedefective neurons in a nonlinear neuronal cellular automata model 
PB12 [poster] 
Effects of braces in the normal modes of linear elastic disks 
PB13 [poster] 
Probability mass functions of the preabsorption positions of a stochastically resetting random walker 
PB14 [poster] 
Paths formed by a noisy ant pheromone trail model 
PB15 [poster] 
Excitation transfer rates in a cyanobacterial photosystem I in the dipolar coupling approximation 
PB16 [poster] 
Effect of probetoprobe collisions in threedimensional space on the measured diffusion coefficient 
PB17 [poster] 
Characterizing the imbalance of Customs datasetderived nutrition estimates through entropy distributions 
PB18 [poster] 
Small group task dynamics using a oneparameter inequality interaction model 
PB19 [poster] 
Satellite imagebased Philippine Tropical Cyclone intensity classification using convolutional neural networks 
PB20 [poster] 
Estimation of the effective reproduction number of COVID19 in NCR using differentiable physics simulation and its association with meteorological factors 
PB21 [poster] 
Selfforce as a probe of pressure anisotropies inside relativistic stars 
PB22 [poster] 
Escape time distributions of charged particles from uniformly magnetized Newtonian centers 
PB23 [poster] 
Meshfree black hole toy evolution and excision using artificial neural networks 
PB24 [poster] 
Bound orbits around a black hole surrounded by a galaxy 
PB25 [poster] 
Quantum speed limit times of qubit systems in timedependent potentials 
PB26 [poster] 
Flight time optimization of cylindrical constrained solar sail trajectoriesFlight time optimization of cylindrical constrained solar sail trajectories 
PB27 [poster] 
Mass and compactness of a magnetized anisotropic star 
PB28 [poster] 
The effect of frequency mismatch to orbital synchrony of two double white dwarfs 
PB29 [poster] 
Blood flow assessment of aortic aneurysms implanted with stent graft using computational fluid dynamics 
PB30 [poster] 
Dynamics characterization and prediction of seismicinduced soil liquefaction 
PB31 [poster] 
The scientific collaboration network of the College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman 
PB32 [poster] 
Word adjacency network of the Philippine Supreme Court general registers from 1996−2020 
PB33 [poster] 
Steadystate analysis of a threelevel compartmental model for disinformation propagation in a set of agents 
PB34 [poster] 
Protected and unprotected bike lanes in mixed traffic 
PB35 [poster] 
Revealing bias when measuring Twitter interaction network structure 
PB36 [poster] 
Equilibrium states of a rigid dumbbell test mass in the Sitnikov circularrestricted (2+2)body problem 
PB37 [poster] 
Sound synthesis with totalistic rule cellular automata 
PB38 [poster] 
Numerical analysis of ball motion across a twozone turntable with periodic angular velocities 
PB39 [poster] 
Performance analysis of physicsinformed neural networks for a damped forced oscillator system 
PB40 [poster] 
Fake news detection in Philippine news corpus using LDA and sentiment analysis with machine learning 
PB41 [poster] 
Identification of actionable tweets during Philippine disasters using machine learning Authors 
PB42 [poster] 
Comparing bike networks and street networks through network orientation entropy 
PB43 [poster] 
Insights on scientific collaboration among Philippine Physics researchers from coauthorship network analysis 
PB44 [poster] 
Entropy measurements on news attention and news homogeneity using the GDELT v2.0 dataset 
PB45 [poster] 
Election opinion dynamics through the 2D Ising model 
EB01 [poster] 
Evaluating disease transmission risks in public transport using agentbased modeling 
EB02 [poster] 
Predicting wealth indices of Philippine household clusters with machine learning using MOSAIKS features 
EB03 [poster] 
Improving the stability of asymmetric electron beams in hollow plasma channels 
EB04 [poster] 
First passage time density of Brownian motion with power law timedependent diffusion 
EB05 [poster] 
First passage time of periodically modulated Brownian motion 
EB06 [poster] 
Solution of the fractional point reactor equations with an exponentially decaying neutron source 
EB07 [poster] 
Characterization of critical strain of hydrogel mixtures subjected to oscillatory deformation using an empirical model 
EB08 [poster] 
Reproducing intercloud and cloudtoground lightning using a onedimensional electric circuit model 
EB09 [poster] 
Irreversible decoherence of a qubit immersed in an Nqubit environment 
EB10 [poster] 
Mechanical properties and attenuation ability of biowastederived CaCO3 using EpiXS software and medical linear accelerator for radiation shielding applications 
Posters PC/EC (Mathematical Physics, Optics, and Interdisciplinary Topics)
Posters ED (High School Project Submissions)
Day 3
21 July 2023
1445 − 1520
PC01 [poster] 
The Riemann zeta function and finitepart integration 
PC02 [poster] 
Unitshift in arguments of transformed generalized hypergeometric functions: The case of 4F3(β, −1/2 , 1, 3/2; β+σ, 1/2 , 3; z) 
PC03 [poster] 
Terminating asymptotic series of some integral transforms containing exponential type functions 
PC04 [poster] 
Eigenfunctions of the free shifted time of arrival 
PC05 [poster] 
Construction of time of arrival operators for inverse cube potential 
PC06 [poster] 
Transfer matrix method to solve for bound state energies of a onedimensional quantum well system 
PC07 [poster] 
Emergence of neutrino mass in the Triplet NexttoMinimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (TNMSSM) 
PC08 [poster] 
Threechannel uniformized amplitude using Jost function formalism 
PC09 [poster] 
Onedimensional classical dynamics with maximal length uncertainty 
PC10 [poster] 
Solving a nonlinear Modified Burgers’ equation with a forcing term using a new Parametric SinhMethod 
PC11 [poster] 
Speckle formation through an optically thick diffuser: A wave propagationbased model 
PC12 [poster] 
Superresolution generative adversarial network applied to images filtered by Fourier transform circle mask 
PC13 [poster] 
Modified WatanabeStrogatz transformation equation for dimension reduction based on the phase response of photonic integrated circuits (PICs) 
PC14 [poster] 
Noisetolerant fringe evaluation using statistical fringe processing 
PC15 [poster] 
DC magnetron sputtering device of Ta thin film on glass 
PC16 [poster] 
Characterization of 13.56 MHz RF atmospheric pressure plasma sources for ion mobility spectrometry 
PC17 [poster] 
In silico ion channelparticular transport in an organic semiconductorimplanted retina 
PC18 [poster] 
Gross alpha and beta analysis of groundwater samples in Barangay 206 Zone 19 in Tondo, Manila 
PC19 [poster] 
A technique for wound area measurement using stereometry and mesh analysis 
PC20 [poster] 
Investigating the response of a lightdependent resistor to structured light 
PC21 [poster] 
Virtual Kulintang prototype using computer vision 
PC22 [poster] 
Study of Σc+D̅0 with D partial wave component using a separable potential model 
PC23 [poster] 
Entanglement of topantitop quark pair from protonproton collision at √s = 100 TeV 
PC24 [poster] 
Widthasymptotics of the solution to the diffusion equation with Stieltjes initial condition 
PC25 [poster] 
Multiple solutions to the free timeenergy canonical commutation relation 
PC26 [poster] 
Quantum time of arrival for the cubic potential using the Weyl basis operators 
PC27 [poster] 
Dynamics of the shifted time of arrival with timereversal symmetry for the free particle case 
PC28 [poster] 
Application of finitepart integration in the evaluation of the generalized Stieltjes transform 
PC29 [poster] 
Feasibility of probing the correlation function via deep learning 
EC01 [poster] 
Windwave interaction analysis using the WaveWatch III (WW3) model in the Northwest Pacific Ocean during Typhoon Domeng (Maliksi) in 2018 
EC02 [poster] 
Dualpolarization weather radar quantitative precipitation estimation: A case study in Baguio Philippines 
EC03 [poster] 
Spatiotemporal variability of stationbased rainfall anomaly index for localized monsoon rainfall monitoring in the Philippines 
EC04 [poster] 
Application of SWIRLS Nowcasting System in QPE generation: A preliminary performance evaluation using the case of 2022 Typhoon Karding (Noru) in Metro Manila, Philippines 
EC05 [poster] 
A stochastic model of the fluctuating seismic parameters extracted from 19942020 Philippine earthquake catalog 
EC06 [poster] 
Unveiling protein distribution patterns in bacterial genomes: Insights from white noise analysis with exponentially decaying memory 
EC07  Withdrawn 
EC08 [poster] 
Jones matrices for radial and tangential polarizations 
EC09 [poster] 
Beam profiling and dose homogeneity determination of an Xray irradiator (CellRad™) using radiochromic film 
EC10 [poster] 
Development and validation of mirrors and lenses module for the new normal 
ED01 [poster] 
ArduinoBased Water Quality Measuring Device 
ED02 [poster] 
Automated sprinkler system using Arduino for horticuture 
ED03 [poster] 
PROJECT ALARMS: Arduinobased level assessor for river monitoring with SMS system 
ED04 [poster] 
Evaluating the effectiveness of organic liquid fertilizer composed of eggshells, banana peels, and malunggay leaves 
Guidelines for Contributed Poster submissions
 Please upload a PDF version of your poster through the submission link above (maximum file size 10MB).
 The poster PDF will be shared online and will be downloadable by registered attendees until the conference ends.
 All authors must make arrangements for a size A0 poster to be mounted onsite for the benefit of onsite attendees.
 If no author can present the poster onsite, the poster should contain online meeting details.
Guidelines for Contributed and Invited Talk submissions
 Please upload a PPTX or PDF version of your presentation submission through the link above (maximum file size 10MB).
 This file will be saved on the presenting computer for smooth talk transitions.
 Remote presenters can also upload a video recording of their talk if they expect connectivity issues.
Conference Fees 
Early (1 May to 30 Jun) 
Regular (01 Jul − 19 Jul) 
Undergraduate and High School Students  1500  2000 
Graduate Students  4000  5000 
High School Teachers  4000  5000 
Associate SPP Members  3600  4000 
Regular SPP Members  3600  4500 
Partner Society Members (JSAP, PSTaiwan) 
3600  4500 
Nonmembers (Local participants) 
4800  6000 
Nonmembers (International participants) 
USD 150 (PHP 8300) 
USD 200 (PHP 11100) 
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Venue
The SPP2023 Conference will take place at the Del Carmen Convention Center and Bayay Numancia in Del Carmen, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte, Philippines. There are several ways to travel to the convention center:

If you’re coming from Sayak Airport, Siargao Island, take a tricycle or a rent a van to Del Carmen. The travel time is approximately 3045 minutes.

If you’re coming from General Luna or Cloud 9 area, take a tricycle or a van to Del Carmen. The travel time is approximately 2030 minutes.

Once you arrive in Del Carmen town proper, you can ask for directions to the Del Carmen Convention Center. The convention center is located near the town hall and the Del Carmen pier.