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ISM-SPP Workshop 2015 - Laboratory Astrophysics

Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop Heidelberg 2015 October 1 - 2, 2015
Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
Heidelberg, Germany


Workshop Program

The timetable runs from 10:00 on October 1st to 17:00 October 2nd.

Program: pdf, 234 KB
Poster list of poster session, Thu Oct 1, 18:00: pdf, 153 KB


Thursday Oct 1

9:00 Coffee, registration
10:00 Welcome (H. Kreckel)

Session I: Gas Phase processes I

10:15 E. Roueff Gas phase chemistry at work in interstellar molecular clouds (40+5)
11:00 S. George The Cryogenic Storage Ring (CSR): Commissioning and First Results (25+5)
11:30 Coffee Break
11:45 L. Wiesenfeld Elastic and inelastic collisions: astrophysics and beyond (25+5)
12:15 Y. Toker Distinguishing molecules according to their shape (25+5)
12:45 - 14:00   Lunch Break

Session II: Complex Molecules and Dust

14:00 A. Candian An inventory of complex molecules in the interstellar medium (40+5)
14:45 G. Fuchs Testing the grain surface water formation in star forming regions with H2O2 (25+5)
15:15 D. Strelnikov Fullerene ions: laboratory measurements vs. astronomical observations (25+5)
15:45 Coffee Break
16:15 M. Trieloff From dust to planets: some key aspects inferred from cosmochemistry (25+5)
16:45 V. Sterken Probing interstellar dust properties by in-situ measurements, simulations and experiments (25+5)
17:30 Here we offer a brief tour of the CSR
18:00 Poster Session with catered Dinner and drinks
Poster list: pdf, 153 KB
20:30 Bus to town


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Friday Oct 2

Session III: Spectroscopy

09:00 J. Maier Electronic spectra of organic ions under interstellar conditions: detection of C60+ in diffuse clouds (40+5)
09:45 S. Br√ľnken Action spectroscopy in cryogenic ion traps (25+5)
10:15 A. Petrignani Gas-phase spectroscopic studies of small to large PAHs: Search for molecular specific PAH (25+5)
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 M. Schnell Broadband rotational spectroscopy for studying molecules of astrochemical interest (25+5)
11:45 Ch. Endres Status report from the CAS laboratories at MPE (25+5)
12:15   Cancelled (25+5)
12:45 - 14:00   Lunch Break

Session IV: Gas phase processes II

14:00 I. Sims Radical reactivity at low temperatures: Astrophysical applications (40+5)
14:45 F. Lique Collisional excitation of interstellar molecules: Recent advances and applications (25+5)
15:15 Coffee Break
15:30 O. Novotny Dissociative recombination measurements at TSR and CSR (25+5)
16:00 M. Stockett Non-statistical fragmentation of large molecules (25+5)
16:30 D. Schwalm Electron detachment and radiative cooling of small carbon clusters (25+5)
17:00 Conclusion, farewell (H. Kreckel)