Scientific Program

Thursday, May 13th 2004:

  • Arrival of Participants
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 14:15: Welcome and Opening
  • 14:30 - 16:30 Fundamentals (chair: D. Field)
    • 14:30 H. Winter: International research on thermonuclear fusion - is there still room for small groups?
    • 15:00 N. Mason: Electron interactions: A fundamental process of nature?
    • 15:30 H. Schwarz: Volcanic States
    • 16:00 H. Paretzke: Where do electron and ion tracks lead?
    • 16:30 M. Quack: Molecular and Ionic Processes in the Light of Fundamental Symmetries of Physics
  • 17:00 Coffee break (soft drinks) 
  • 17:30 - 19:30 Clusters (chair: A. Stamatovic)
    • 17:30 A. W. Castleman Jr.: Ionic Matters
    • 18:00 O. Echt: Vibrational energy dependence of the triplet lifetime in isolated, photo-excited C60, and implications for delayed electron emission
    • 18:30 F. Hagelberg: Silicon Clusters with Endohdral Impurities
    • 19:00 M. Farizon: Cluster fragmentation and phase transition
  • 19:45 Dinner at Schloßhotel Igls 

Friday, May 14th 2004:

  • 9:00 - 11:00 Electron Impact Ionization and Electron Attachment (chair: H. Deutsch) 
    • 9:00 K. Becker: Electron Ionization: Past, Present, and Future
    • 9:30 S. Price: Using coincidences to quantify ionic fragmentation and reaction dynamics 
    • 10:00 E. Illenberger: Electron attachment to molecules: from unimolecular decompositions to complex reactions in biosystems 
    • 10:30 P. Defrance: Electron impact ionization and dissociation of molecular ion 
  • 11:00 Coffee break (soft drinks)
  • 11:30 - 13:00 Nano (chair: J. Skalny)
    • 11:30 B. Huber: Coulomb instabilities in finite size systems
    • 12:00 R. Morgenstern: Comets shedding light on the sun
    • 12:30 J. Maier: Electronic Spectra of Carbon Chains: Relevance to Astrophysics and Nanoscience
  • 13:00 Lunch break
  • 14:30 - 16:00 Surface (chair: P. Lukac)
    • 14:30 J. Futrell: Kinetics of Activation and Dissociation of Complex Molecular Ions
    • 15:00 F. Aumayr: Innsbruck - Vienna Collaboration on interaction of molecules with surfaces: A decade of mutual fertilization 
    • 15:30 Z. Herman: Surface collisions of small hydrocarbon ions
  • 16:00 Coffee break (soft drinks) 
  • 16:30 - 18:30 Ion Molecule Reactions (chair: S. Matejcik) 
    • 16:30 C. Mayhew: Ion-Molecule Reactions and Electron Attachment Studies
    • 17:00 D. Bohme: Atomic Cations as Catalysts for Chemical Change
    • 17:30 D. Bassi: Bond-forming ion molecule recations 
    • 18:00 C. Yeretzian: Proton-Transfer-Reaction Mass-Spectrometry: Exploring inter-individual differences in aroma delivery during food consumption
  • 19:30 Cocktail and Conference Dinner at Sporthotel Igls

Saturday, May 15th 2004:

  • 9:00 - 11:00 Checkout and Departure