HOME       Speakers and schedule     Location and travel    Accommodations and environment    Registration and fees      Sponsors and support

Schedule (click on image for pdf file).  See below for titles and speaker affiliations and links 

Invited speakers

Rodolphe Antoine (University of Lyon) Ligand-protected gold and silver nanoclusters: Towards a new class of nonlinear optics nanomaterials
Markus Arndt (University of Vienna) Matter-wave interferometry with organic clusters and biomolecules
Toshiyuki Azuma (RIKEN) Recurrent fluorescence: Fast cooling mechanism of clusters and molecules
Kit Bowen (Johns Hopkins University) Dipole bound anions, quadrupole bound anions, double Rydberg electrons
Juraj  Fedor (Heyrovský Institute) Influence of elementary aggregation on electron-induced molecular fragmentation
Gleb Gribakin (Queen's University Belfast) Quantum chaos in excited electronic states of heavy open-shell atoms and ions
Hannu Häkkinen (University of Jyväskylä) How many atoms make gold metal?
Klavs Hansen (Tianjin Univ. and Univ. of Gothenburg) Single-photon hot electron ionisation of molecules
Walter de Heer (Georgia Institute of Technology) A new look at ferromagnetism in 3D transition metal clusters
Bernd von Issendorff (University of Freiburg) Photoelectron spectroscopy of simple and not so simple metal clusters
Koblar Alan Jackson (Central Michigan University) Polarizability and metallicity in silicon clusters
Vitaly Kresin (University of Southern California) Evidence for pairing at T≳100 K in size-selected nanoclusters
Franck Lepine (University of Lyon) Attosecond and femtosecond XUV induced dynamics in carbon based large molecules using electron momentum spectroscopy
Xiao-Jing Liu (Beihang University) Short wavelength radiation-matter interaction: A playground for fundamental phenomena
Andreas Mauracher (University of Innsbruck) Charge transfer reactions in helium droplets: Theory and experiment
Gianfranco Pacchioni (University of Milano-Bicocca) Nature and consequences of electron localization or delocalization in oxide nanoparticles
Mark Pederson (Johns Hopkins University) Fermi-Lowdin-orbital self interaction corrections for applications of  DFT to molecules and clusters
Jan Michael Rost (Max Planck Institute, Dresden) From illumination with midinfrared to x-ray pulses: The changing role of the nanoplasma in clusters and large molecules.
Lutz Schweikhard  (University of Greifswald) Trapped polyanionic clusters
Petr Slavíček (Univ. of Chemistry and Technology, Prague) Structure and dynamics of hydrated electron: Computational perspective
Frank Stienkemaier (University of Freiburg) Superradiance, singlet fission and triplet annihilation processes of organic molecules attached to rare gas clusters
Lai-Sheng Wang (Brown University) Electron delocalization in size-selected boron clusters: From planar structures to borophenes and borospherenes
Thomas Zeuch (University of Göttingen) Sodium doped water clusters: From solvated electrons to the smallest ice crystals

"Hot topic" talks

Joost Bakker (Radboud University) Probing the electron-phonon coupling in clusters through resonant vibrational excitation
Rudy Delaunay (Normandie University) Ion-induced molecular growth inside of carbonaceous clusters
Lorenz Kranabetter (University of Innsbruck) Fission of multiply-charged alkali clusters in helium droplets
Eckhard Krotscheck (University of Buffalo-SUNY) Metallic clusters: New computational methods and applications to pure and embedded alkali clusters
Martin Kuhn (University of Innsbruck)  Phase transition of fullerene cations solvated in He nanodroplets
Jozef Lengyel (University of Innsbruck)
Reactions of hydrated electrons with CF2Cl2 and HNO3 related to atmospheric chemistry 
Daniel Merthe (University of Southern California)  Electrostatic deflection of doped helium nanodroplets
Emil Roduner (University of Stuttgart and University of Pretoria)  Magnetic properties and the superatom character of 13-atom platinum nanoclusters

Contact: DEAMN16@usc.edu