Scientific Programme

For a list of speakers and titles of their talks click here. The timetable below will be updated to include details of the talks shortly.

Details of the Partner's Social Programme can be found here

The meeting will take place in the hall called Temi Zamit, with the poster sessions in the Sacre Infermia room

Saturday 16th September   
  Participants Arrive
  Registration at the Mediterranean Conference Centre from 2pm
  EIPAM Committee Meeting 6pm and Committee Dinner from 7pm at the Mediterranean Conference Centre
Sunday 17th September  
09:00-09:15 Opening
09:15-10:00 Low Energy Electron and Positron Interactions with Atoms and Molecules: Benchmark Measurements and Measurements with Bio-Molecules Steve Buckman
(Australian National University)
10:00-10:30 Formation and stability of anions upon free electron attachment to biomolecules in the gas phase and embedded in superfluid helium droplets Paul Scheier
(University of Innsbruck)
10:30-11:00 Coffee  
11:00-11:30 Electron scattering from hydrogenated micro- and nano-diamond: resonant, DOS and size effects Roger Azria
(University Paris-Sud)
11:30-12:00 Modification of materials and surfaces by low-energy electrons
Petra Swiderek
(University of Bremen)
12:00-12:30 Low Energy Electron Transmission through Acetic Acid, Fluorobenzene, and Water Peter Cicman
(University of Aarhus)
12:30 Lunch  
14:00-14:45 Low-energy electron induced damage of hydrated DNA: The role of resonance scattering and diffraction Tom Orlando
(Georgia Institute of Technology)
14:45-15:15 IR photon enhanced dissociative electron attachment to SF6: dependence on photon, vibrational, and electron energy Hartmut Hotop
(Technical University Kaiserslautern)
15:15-15:45 Tea  
15:45-16:00 The valence anions of pyrimidines in the DNA p-stack: how stable or unstable might they be? Janusz Rak
(University of Gdansk)
16:00-16:15 Feshbach-Fano R-matrix method: resonances in electron-H2 scattering
Premysyl Kolorenc
(Charles University, Prague)
16:15-16:30 Dissociative electron attachment to water

Jurag Fedor
(University of Innsbruck)
16:30-16:45 Ultrafast Electron Transfer and Solvation Dynamics at the NH3/Cu(111) Interface Julia Stahler
(Freie University Berlin)
16:45-17:00 Intermolecular reactions in thin molecular films induced by low-energy electrons
Imre Ipolyi
(University of Bremen)
17:00-17:10 Quantemol-n Presentation
Camille Herreman

Welcome Reception
Poster Session 1
Monday 18th September  
09:00-09:45 Femtochemistry with feedback-optimized Laserpulses
Gustav Gerber
(University of Wuerzburg)
09:45-10:15 Threshold Two-Photon Electron Spectroscopy From A Cu(100) Surface
Jesus Tornero
(Instituto Pluridisciplinar-UCM)
10:15-10:45 Coffee  
10:45-11:15 Atom-Scale Electronic Processes Gerald Dujardin
(Universite Paris-Sud)
11:15-11:45 Organic and Biological Ad-species on Solid Surfaces: Dynamics and Self-Assembly
Roberto Otero
(Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
11:45-12:15 Scanning tunnelling spectroscopy on single molecules and molecular nanostructures
Katherine Franke
(Freie University Berlin)
12:15-13:15 Lunch  
13:15 Coaches leave for Cruise
14:00-17:00 Afternoon Boat Cruise around Grand Harbour
  Evening Free  
Tuesday 19th September  
09:00-09:45 Similarities and Differences between Electron and Positron scatterings from molecules Mineo Kimura
(Kyushu University)
09:45-10:15 The Big Chill: electron scattering from molecular gases at low and ultralow energies
Franco Gianturco
(University of Rome "La Sapienza")
10:15-10:45 Coffee  
10:45-11:15 Quantum theory of electron transfer at interfaces
Peter Saalfrank
(University of Potsdam)
11:15-11:45 Simulating high-resolution scanning tunnelling microscopy: providing a detailed understanding of electronic processes Werner Hofer
(The University of Liverpool)
11:45-12:15 Similarities and Differences between Electron and Positron Scatterings from Molecules: Inelastic Processes and Resulting Fragmentations Nicolas Lorente
(University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse)
12:15-12:45 Detachment of ionized clusters and graphene islands by ultrafast charging of graphite surface Andrey Kaplan
(University of Birmingham)
12:45-14:00 Lunch (own arrangements)  
14:00-14:30 Transient negative ions of valine; formation and decay Oddur Ingolfsson
(University of Iceland)
14:30-15:00 High resolution studies of low energy electron attachment to SF5Cl: product anions and absolute cross sections Chris Mayhew
(University of Birmingham)
15:00-15:30 Electron attachment to CS and HCCCN

Tom Field
(Queen's University, Belfast)
15:30-16:00 Tea  
16:00-16:30 Dissocative electron attachment to the bromo–chloro substituted hydrocarbons. Stefan Matejcik
(Comenius University, Bratislava)
16:30-17:00 Differential ionization of molecules by positron impact
Akos Kover
(Institute of Nuclear Research, Hungary)
17:00-17:30 Photoionisation at atmospheric pressure of biomolecules: implication of the photoelectrons Alexandre Giuliani
17:30-17:45 Why positrons, unlike electrons, do not show Ramsauer-Townsend effect?
Gregor  Karwasz
(Pomeranian Pedagogical Academy)
20:00 Poster Session  
Wednesday 20th September  
09:00-09:45 Significance of Electron-Molecule Interactions in the Development of Materials for New Technologies Loucas Christophorou
(Academy of Athens)
09:45-10-15 Electron driven Reactions in free and bound molecules
Eugen Illenberger
(Freie University Berlin)
10:15-10:45 Coffee  
10:45-11:15 Two topics in the calculations of electron molecule collisions Jiri Horacek/Petr Carsky
(Institute for Theoretical Physics/ J Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague)
11:15-11:45 Elastic electron scattering by amino acids: glycine and alanine
Bratislav Marinkovic
(Institute of Physics, Belgrade)
11:45-12:15 Stopping power of low energy electrons in water
Gustavo Garcia
12:15-14:00 Lunch (own arrangements)  
14:00-14:30 Low-energy elastic electron scattering and vibrational excitation in tetrahydrofuran
Mariusz Zubek
(Gdansk University of Technology)
14:30-15:00 Lowest energy excited states of small organic molecules induced by low energy electron impact Marie-Jeanne Hubin-Franskin
(University of Liege)
15:00-15:15 Positron scattering off polyatomic molecules with the ab-initio R-matrix method
Jan Franz
(University College London)
15:15-15:30   Michal Tarana
(Comenius University, Bratislava)
15:30-16:00 Tea  
17:00 Coaches leave for Mdina  
19:00 Conference Dinner  
Thursday 21st September