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


 December 3-5, 2012

ITAMP, Cambridge, MA





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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 studiesYouTube


11:30
 

Holger Kreckel Dissociative recombination measurements at ion storage rings: achievements and perspectivesYouTube



12:15
Lunch Break

Session II


Chair: Chris Greene






2:00

Robert R. Lucchese,  Photoionization in the molecular frameYouTutbe



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 dioxideYouTube

 4:30

Ilya I. Fabrikant, Theory of dissociative electron attachment: Biomolecules and clustersYouTube

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 mediumYouTube


9:40
 

Michael C. McCarthy,  Molecular anions in the laboratory and in spaceYouTube

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 approximationYouTube


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






12:15
Lunch Break

Session IV








2:00

Chris H. Greene, Successes and challenges of frame transformation theoryYouTube

2:40

Michal Tarana, R-matrix and Vibrational Frame Transformation in Studies of Molecular PhotodetachmentYouTube






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. SundstromComplex generalized Hartree-FockYouTube


   Wednesday,  
   
Dec.
5, 2012



8:30



Coffee and Pastries

Session V



Chair: Ilya Fabrikant





9:00

Christian JungenAnalytic three-channel model for resonance-averaged direct and indirect dissociative recombination processes of molecular ions


9:40

Steven L. GubermanTheoretical studies of dissociative recombinationYouTube

10:20
Break






10:50

Nicolas Douguet, Time-resolved molecular frame photoelectron angular  distribution (MFPAD) in acetylene and ethylene isomerizationsYouTube






11:30

Samantha Fonseca dos SantosSimplified model to describe the dissociative recombination of polyatomic ions of astrophysical interestYouTube

12:15
Lunch






2:00
Daniel J.Haxton, Angular dependence of dissociative electron attachment to methanolyouTube






2:40
A. G. Harvey, The R-matrix method for attosecond spectroscopyYouTube






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






4:00
Meeting Adjourn