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A series of lectures, given by IRCEP Visiting Fellows, to mark to opening of IRCEP was held on 22-24th June 2005

Physics at the Interface

Emeleus Lecture Theatre

Invited Speaker Biographies & Program

Session A 2-5 pm Wed 22/June

Chair: Bill Graham

2:00-2:40 - Prof Alex Dalgarno, Inst. for Theoretical AMO Physics, Harvard, MA, USA. The early universe”

2:40-3:20 - Prof Melvyn Folkard, Gray Cancer Inst., Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, UK. "From biomolecule to man; understanding radiation damage"

Coffee

3:40-4:20 - Dr Ken Stalder, ArthroCare Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, USA. “Plasmas in bio-applications”

4:20-5:00 - Prof Sergei Bulanov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow and JAERI, Japan. “Relativistic Laser Plasmas”

Session B 9-12 am Thurs 23/June

Emeleus Lecture Theatre

Chair: Robert Bowman

9:00-9:40- Prof John Ryan : Bio-nanotechnology IRC, Clarendon, Oxford, UK.Bio-nanotechnology”

9:40-10:20- Prof Mike Finnis : School of Mathematics and Physics, QUB, UK. “Sizes and surprises of atoms at interfaces”

Coffee

10:40-11:20 - Prof Nigel Mason : Centre of Molecular and Optical Science, Open University, UK. “Astrobiology; Revealing the Origins of Life”

11:20-12:00 - Prof James Scott : Centre for Ferroics, Cambridge, UK. “Applications of nano-ferroelectrics to microelectronics”

Session C 2-5pm Thurs 23/June

Emeleus Lecture Theatre

Chair: Ian Williams

2:00-2:40 - Prof Joachim Ullrich : MPI fur Kernphysik, Heidelberg, Germany. “Atoms and molecules in intense fields : from visible to X-ray free electron lasers”

2:40-3:20 - Prof Oswald Willi : HHU, Dusseldorf, Germany. “Shortest light pulses, extreme energy densities : Modern laser plasma physics”

Coffee

3:40-4:20 - Prof Eduardo Montenegro : Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Double ionization, free radicals and molecular stability

4:20-5:00 - Prof John Costello : NCPST, Dublin City University, Ireland.Colliding Laser Produced Plasmas

Session D 9-12 am Fri 24/June

Emeleus Lecture Theatre

Chair: Bob McCullough

9:00-9:40 - Prof Tom Morgan : Wesleyan University, CT, USA. “Giant atoms and small molecules”

9:40-10:20 - Prof Peter Lambropoulos : FORTH, Crete, Greece. "Exploring high atomic excitation with intense short-wavelength radiation"

Coffee

10:40-11:20 - Prof Nico Stolterfoht : Freie Universitaat Berlin, Germany “Guided transmission of highly charged ions through nanocapillaries in PET polymers”

11:20-12:00 - Prof Kyuman Cho : Sogang University, Seoul, Korea "Study of self-focusing and giant photo-expansion effects in an As2S3 amorphous semiconductor film"


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for their sponsorship of this event.