ITAMP Logo



Theory of Electron-Molecule Collisions for Astrophysics, Biophysics and Low-Temperature Plasmas: Opportunities and Challenges


 December 3-5, 2012

ITAMP, Cambridge, MA





[ITAMP] [WORKSHOP HOME] [PARTICIPANTS]

Talks will be webcast and viewable at the address
rtsp://helix.cfa.harvard.edu/broadcast/cfa.mp4


Scientific Program


All Sessions are held in Phillips Auditorium (60 Garden St.)
Each Talk is for 30 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for Q&A.





   Monday,
   Dec.3, 2012



8:30

Coffee, Pastries and Registration



Session I


Chair: Viatcheslav Kokoouline






9:00
Hyun-Kyung Chung,  “Data needs of electron-molecule collisions in fusion applications”
9:40
Thomas M. Orlando, “Very low-energy electron-induced damage of DNA”YouTube
 10:20

Break


10:50
 

Richard D. Thomas, “DESIREE: a unique cryogenic electrostatic storage ring for merged ion-beams studies” YouTube


11:30
 

Holger Kreckel “Dissociative recombination measurements at ion storage rings: achievements and perspectives” YouTube



12:15
Lunch Break

Session II


Chair: Chris Greene






2:00

Robert R. Lucchese,  “Photoionization in the molecular frame” YouTutbe



2:40

Vincent McKoy,
“Low-energy electron-molecule collisions with the Schwinger multichannel method" Youtube
 
3:20
Break






3:50

Tom N. Rescigno,  “The dynamics of resonant electron collisions with carbon dioxide” YouTube

 4:30

Ilya I. Fabrikant, “Theory of dissociative electron attachment: Biomolecules and clusters”YouTube

5:30

Reception





   Tuesday,
   Dec. 4, 2012








8:30
 Coffee and Pastries

Session III



Chair: Tom N. Rescigno





9:00

Eric Herbst,“Dissociative recombination and electron attachment in the interstellar medium” YouTube


9:40
 

Michael C. McCarthy,  “Molecular anions in the laboratory and in space” YouTube

10:20
Break

10:50

Ken D. Jordan, “Theoretical methods for treating stable anions for which the excess electron does not bind in the Hartree-Fock approximation” YouTube


11:30
Jonathan Tennyson, “Bound and continuum states in electron – molecule collisions using the R-matrix method” YouTube






12:15
Lunch Break

Session IV








2:00

Chris H. Greene,  “Successes and challenges of frame transformation theory” YouTube

2:40

Michal Tarana, “R-matrix and Vibrational Frame Transformation in Studies of Molecular Photodetachment” YouTube






3:20
Break






3:50
Anna Krylov, “Complex-scaled equation-of-motion coupled-cluster method with single and double substitutions for autoionizing excited states: Theory, implementation, and examples”
YouTube
4:30

Eric J. Sundstrom “Complex generalized Hartree-Fock” YouTube


   Wednesday,  
   
Dec.
5, 2012



8:30



Coffee and Pastries

Session V



Chair: Ilya Fabrikant





9:00

Christian Jungen“Analytic three-channel model for resonance-averaged direct and indirect dissociative recombination processes of molecular ions”


9:40

Steven L. Guberman“Theoretical studies of dissociative recombination” YouTube

10:20
Break






10:50

Nicolas Douguet, “Time-resolved molecular frame photoelectron angular  distribution (MFPAD) in acetylene and ethylene isomerizations” YouTube






11:30

Samantha Fonseca dos Santos“Simplified model to describe the dissociative recombination of polyatomic ions of astrophysical interest” YouTube

12:15
Lunch






2:00
Daniel J.Haxton, “Angular dependence of dissociative electron attachment to methanol”youTube






2:40
A. G. Harvey, “The R-matrix method for attosecond spectroscopy” YouTube






3:20
Viatcheslav Kokoouline  “Radiative electron attachment to molecules of astrophysical interest. Benchmark study of CN-” YouTube
 






4:00
Meeting Adjourn