332th Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Seminar
Processes Driven by Low Energy Electron-Molecule Interactions
September 1-4, 2004, in Bad Honnef, Germany 






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Wednesday, September 1
18:00-20:00 Buffet Supper
Evening Lecture
20:00 David Field,
University of Aarhus, Denmark
Cold electron collisions in the universe

Thursday, September 2
8:45-9:00 Albrecht Bischoff,
WE-Heraeus-Stiftung, Hanau, Germany
Opening and Welcome
Applications I
9:00-9:45 Kurt Becker,
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, USA
Electron-driven processes in microplasmas
9:45-10:30 J. M. White,
University of Texas, Austin, USA
Electron beam assisted chemical etching and deposition
10:30 Coffee Break
Applications II
11:00-11:30 Armin Gölzhäuser,
Universität Bielefeld, Germany
Chemical nanolithography
11:30-12:00 Karl-Heinz Rieder,
FU Berlin, Germany
Inducing chemical reactions with the tip of a scanning tunneling microscope
12:00-12:30 Anne Lafosse,
Univ. Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Role of electronic band structure and resonances on electron scattering: The case of the hydrogenated polycrystalline diamond
12:30 Lunch
Monolayers and Surfaces
14:00-14:30 Nils Hartmann,
Universität Essen, Germany
Submicron chemical patterning of surfaces by direct laser writing
14:30-15:00 Andreas Terfort,
Universität Hamburg, Germany
X-ray induced reactions in monolayers
15:00-15:30 Martin Wolf,
FU Berlin, Germany
Dynamics of electron transfer and solvation processes in thin ice films at metal surfaces
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Dominique Teillet-Billy,
Univ. Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Excitation of adsorbed molecules by low energy electron impact (theory)
Short contributions
16:30-16:50 Richard Balog,
FU Berlin, Germany
Complete chemical transformation of a molecular film by subexcitation electrons (< 3 eV)
16:50-17:10 Karina Morgenstern,
FU Berlin, Germany
Local investigation of electron-induced processes in water metal systems
17:10-17:30 Petra Tegeder,
FU Berlin, Germany
Electron dynamics in molecular switches on surfaces: Cyclooctatetraene on Ru(001) and Si(001)-H

Friday, September 3
Fundamentals and gas phase I
9:00-9:30 Michael Allan,
Université de Fribourg, Switzerland
Recent experiments in low-energy electron-molecule collisions
9:30-10:00 Hartmut Hotop,
Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
Resonance and threshold phenomena in electron attachment to molecules
10:00-10:30 Franco Gianturco,
La Sapienza Rom, Italy
Vibrational excitation of polyatomics and transient negative ion formation in biosystems
10:30 Coffee Break
Fundamentals and gas phase II
11:00-11:30 Chris Mayhew,
U Birmingham, UK
Investigations of thermal electron attachment to molecules
11:30-12:00 Y. Hatano,
Kyushu Univ., Japan
Dissociative excitation of molecules in photonic and electronic collisions
12:00-12:30 Stefan Matejcik,
Bratislava, Slovakia
Temperature dependence of electron-induced reactions
12:30 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Richard Palmer,
U Birmingham, UK
Single molecule manipulation at room temperature with tunneling electrons
14:30-15:00 José I. Pascual,
FHI Berlin, Germany /
U Barcelona, Spain
A molecular scale picture of single-molecule reaction dynamics as seen by the STM
15:00-15:45 Peter Saalfrank,
Universität Potsdam, Germany
Theory of electron transfer at interfaces and related phenomena
15:45 Coffee Break
Short contributions
16:15-16:35 Stephan Denifl,
Universität Innsbruck, Austria
High-resolution electron ionization study of He clusters
16:35-16:55 Iwona Dabkowska,
University of Gdansk, Poland
Excess electron induced proton transfer as a trigger of DNA cleavage
16:55-17:25 Michael A. Huels,
University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Low energy (1-500 eV) ion reactions with biomolecules

Saturday, September 4
Biomolecules I
9:00-9:30 Tilmann Märk,
Universität Innsbruck, Austria
Interaction of low energy electrons (attachment/ionization) with molecules of biological relevance
9:30-10:00 Jean Pierre Schermann,
Univ. Paris Nord, Villetaneuse, France
Combining very low-energy electron spectroscopy and infrared spectroscopy in hydrogen-bonded biological systems
10:00-10:30 Robert Abouaf,
Paris, France
Electron impact on simple gas phase biomolecules: excitation and negative ions
10:30 Coffee Break
Biomolecules II
11:00-11:30 Hassan Abdoul-Carime,
FU Berlin, Germany
Dangerous Liaisons: Do your chromosomes like low energy electrons?
11:30-12:00 Nigel J. Mason,
Open University, UK
The role of electrons in inducing radiation damage in cellular material


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