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2006 Awards Program Symposium
"Helium nanodroplets: novel finite quantum fluids and a chemical laboratory"










~PROGRAM~

8:30-9:00 Breakfast

9:00-9:10 Opening:
Daniel Rich
Provost, University of Delaware
Peter Collings
Chairman, The Franklin Institute Committee on Science and the Arts

9:10-9:40
Bob McKellar (Ottawa):
High Resolution Infrared Spectroscopy of Quantum Helium Nanoclusters

9:40-10:10
K. Birgitta Whaley (Berkeley):
Understanding the Relationship between Superfluidity and Spectroscopy in Helium Droplets

10:10-10:40
Kevin Lehmann (Virginia):
Spectroscopy and Dynamics in Helium Nanodroplets: Results from the ScoLehmann Group

10:40-11:10 Coffee break

11:10-11:45
Giacinto Scoles (Princeton and Trieste):
Helium Nanodroplet Isolation Spectroscopy of Small Metal Atom Clusters and Complexes

11:45-12:20
J. Peter Toennies (Max Planck):
New Horizons in Helium Nanodroplet Research