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the molecular universe

(iau symposium 280)


May 30 - June 3, 2011

Toledo (Spain)


Scientific Program

The scientific program is also available as a PDF File.

Monday, May 30rd
08:15 -Registration
Put up posters session 1
08:40 - 09:00E.F. van DishoeckOpening and welcome PDF
J. CernicharoLogistical matters PDF
09:00 - 09:30A.G.G.M. Tielens The molecular universe: overview PDF
Star Formation I (Chairs: E.F. van Dishoeck (09:30-10:45); S.-Y. Liu (11:15-11:55))
09:30 - 09:55P. CaselliObservational studies of pre-stellar cores and IRDCs (I) PDF
09:55 - 10:20J. JorgensenInterferometric studies of low-mass protostars (I) PDF
10:20 - 10:45Y. AikawaHydrodynamical-chemical models from prestellar cores to protostellar cores (I) PDF
10:45 - 11:15Coffee/tea
11:15 - 11:30J.-E. LeeThe D/H ratio of water ice in star formation (C) PDF
11:30 - 11:55M. TafallaMolecules in outflows (I)
Herschel hot results 1 (Chair: G. Pilbratt)
11:55 - 12:05G. PilbrattHerschel introduction PDF
12:05 - 12:20B. LeflochMolecules in protostellar shocks: the CHESS view on L1157-B1 (C) PDF
12:20 - 12:35N. CrockettHEXOS: analysis of the HIFI 1.2 THz wide spectral survey towards Orion KL (C) PDF
12:35 - 12:50L. KristensenWISHes coming true: low-mass protostars as chemical fountains (C) PDF
12:50 - 13:05A. FuenteThe chemistry of water in the UC HII region MonR2 (C) PDF
13:05 - 15:00Lunch + Al Fresco discussions
Solar System Objects (Chairs: S. Charnley (15:00-16:50); G. Muñoz-Caro (16:50-17:40)
15:00 - 15:40J. LunineChemistry of the Solar System (R) PDF
15:40 - 15:55D.E. JenningsThe Atmospheres of Titan and Saturn in the IR from Cassini: The Interplay Between Observation and Lab Studies (C) PDF
15:55 - 16:20D. Bockelee-MorvanRecent results on the composition of comets (I)
16:20 - 16:35D. LisHerschel observations of comet Hartley 2: D/H in a Jupiter family comet (C)
16:35 - 16:50M. HogerheijdeDetecting the cold water reservoir in a protoplanetary disk (C)
16:50 - 17:15S. SandfordThe Power of Sample Return Missions - Stardust and Hayabusa (I) PDF
17:15 - 17:40C. AlexanderOrganics in Meteorites - solar or interstellar? (I)
17:40 - 20:00Poster session I con tapas (Poster presenters at their poster)
20:15 -Buses back to hotels
Tuesday, May 31st
Evolved Stars (Chair: D. Field)
08:45 - 09:10S. KwokMolecular evolution from AGB stars to planetary nebulae (I) PDF Video
09:10 - 09:35J. CernicharoLine surveys of evolved stars (I) PDF
09:35 - 09:50M. GuelinTime dependent anion chemistry in the CSE IRC+10216 (C) PDF
09:50 - 10:15I. CherchneffMolecules in supernova ejecta (I) PDF
10:15 - 10:35J. CamiFullerenes in circumstellar and interstellar environments (I) PDF
10:35 - 10:50C. ContrerasFormation and destruction processes of carbonaceous interstellar dust (C) PDF
10:50 - 11:15Coffee/tea
Star Formation and Complex Molecules (Chair: E. Herbst)
11:15 - 11:40N. SakaiObservations of Complex Molecules in Low-Mass Protostars (I) PDF
11:40 - 12:05K. ObergIces in starless and star-forming cores (I) PDF
12:05 - 12:30M. RequenaGC clouds and complex molecules (I) PDF
12:30 - 12:55S. WidicusModels of hot cores with complex molecules (I) PDF
12:55 - 13:10A.I. VasyuninNew chemical models for new era observations: a multiphase Monte Carlo model of gas-grain chemistry (C) PDF
13:15 - 15:15Lunch + Al Fresco discussions
Take down posters session 1 - Put up posters session 2
Basic molecular processes I (Chair: I. Sims)
15:15 - 15:55I. SmithGas-Phase Processes: rate coefficients, temperature dependences, and reaction products (R) PDF
15:55 - 16:20S. KlippensteinTheory of Low Temperature Reactions (I) PDF
16:20 - 16:45V. BierbaumAnions in space and in the laboratory (I) PDF
16:45 - 17:15Coffee/tea
Herschel hot results 2 (Chair: J.R. Pardo)
17:15 - 17:30P. GoldsmithHerschel oxygen project observations of O2 in Orion (C)PDF
17:30 - 17:45L. DecinChemical enrichment of the ISM through the mass loss of evolved stars (C)
17:45 - 18:00W.F. ThiModeling the gas and dust of protoplanetary disks in the Herschel-GASPS sample (C) PDF
18:00 - 18:15S.C. MaddenWhere is the molecular gas in low metallicity dwarf galaxies?(C)
18:15 - 18:30K.M. MentenAn interferometric 270-355 GHz spectral line survey of the red supergiant VY CMa (C) PDF
18:30 - 19:00Al Fresco discussions
19:00-Buses back to hotels
Wednesday, June 1st
Protoplanetary disks (Chair: I. Kamp)
08:45 - 09:10 A. DutreyMillimeter/submm observations of molecules in disks (I) PDF
09:10 - 09:25 E. BerginDISCS: a disk imaging survey of chemistry with the SMA (C) PDF
09:25 - 09:50 D. SemenovChemical models of protoplanetary disks (I) PDF
09:50 - 10:15 C. SalykIR observational studies of gas in disks (I) PDF
10:15 - 10:30 K. FranceThe Far-UV molecular spectrum of protoplanetary disks: new views from Hubble (C) PDF
10:30 - 10:55 R. VisserChemical history of molecules in disks (I) PDF
10:55 - 11:25 Coffee/tea
Basic molecular processes II (Chair: L. Hornekaer)
11:25 - 12:05 H. LinnartzUnlocking the (solid state) chemistry of the heavens (R) PDF
12:05 - 12:30 F. DulieuWater ice formation and the o/p ratio (I) PDF
12:30 - 12:55 T. PoschSolid-state spectroscopy (I) PDF
12:55 - 13:10 J.L. LemaireCompeting mechanisms in the formation of H2 on silicates in conditions pertinent to the ISM (C) PDF
13:15 - 14:45Lunch
14:45 - 17:15Poster session 2 con café (Poster presenters at their poster)
17:15 - Social event in Toledo
20:30 - Conference dinner at Hotel Beatriz
Thursday, June 2nd
Extragalactic chemistry (Chair: S. García-Burillo)
Take down posters session 2 - Put up posters session 3
08:50 - 09:15S. GloverThe Chemistry of the Early Universe (I) PDF
09:15 - 09:30A. SternbergMolecular clouds at the reionization epoch (C)PDF
09:30 - 09:55S. MullerAbsorption line surveys at intermediate redshift (I) PDF
09:55 - 10:20S. MartinExtragalactic line surveys (I) PDF
10:20 - 10:45K. Kraiberg-KnudsenObservations of molecules at high redshift (I) PDF
10:45 - 11:10F. van der TakMolecular data and radiative transfer (I) PDF
11:10 - 11:40Coffee/tea
Exoplanets and their atmospheres (Chair: G. Blake)
11:40 - 12:05G. TinettiExoplanetary atmosphere observations (I) PDF
12:05 - 12:30E. HebrardExoplanetary atmosphere models (I) PDF
12:30 - 12:45C. WalshThe chemistry of exoplanet atmospheres (C) PDF
12:45 - 13:10L. KalteneggerBiomarkers of habitable worlds - Super-Earths and Earths (I) PDF
13:10 - 15:00Lunch + Al Fresco discussions
Tools of analysis and databases (Chair: J. Pearson)
15:00 - 15:05 E. HerbstIn memoriam G. Winnewisser PDF
15:05 - 15:30F. de LuciaHow Can We Use Complete Experimental Catalogs in the Complex Spectra Limit? (I) PDF
15:30 - 15:55P. SchilkeTools for analysis of spectral surveys (I) PDF
15:55 - 16:10S. TakanoNobeyama 45m telescope legacy project: Line survey (C) PDF
16:10 - 16:25T.J. MillarOverview of data bases
16:25 - 17:30Panel 'On to ALMA' (Chair: S. Yamamoto; Panel members: G. Blake, G. Garay, M. Guelin, K. Menten)
17:30 - 20:00Poster session 3 con tapas (Poster presenters at their poster)
Database demonstrations
20:15 -Buses back to hotels
Friday, June 3rd
Diffuse clouds and PDRs (Chairs: E. Roueff (08:45-10:45); P. de Vicente (11:10-11:50))
08:45 - 09:10E. PeetersThe PAH hypothesis after 25 years (I) PDF
09:10 - 09:25J. ThrowerLaboratory investigations of the formation of superhydrogenated PAHs (C) PDF
09:25 - 09:50N. CoxThe diffuse interstellar bands and their carriers: The mystery unfolds? (I) PDF
09:50 - 10:05R. RaghunandanH2HC3 - a diffuse interstellar band carrier (C)PDF
10:05 - 10:20G. RouilleSpectroscopy of PAHs with carbon side chains (C) PDF
10:20 - 10:45R. MeijerinkPDRs and XDRs (I)
10:45 - 11:10Coffee/tea + light snacks PDF
11:10 - 11:35E. FalgaroneTurbulence in diffuse clouds (I) PDF
11:35 - 11:50T.R. GeballeExploring the central molecular zone with H3+ and CO (C) PDF
Herschel hot results 3 (Chair: D. Johnstone)
11:50 - 12:05J.R. GoicoecheaFirst detection of far-IR OH emission towards the Orion Bar PDR (C) PDF
12:05 - 12:25T.G. PhillipsThe ubiquitous nature of HF (C) PDF
12:25 - 12:40D. NeufeldProbing the diffuse ISM with hydroxyl cations and water cations (C) PDF
12:40 - 12:55W.D. LangerCarbon chemistry in transitional clouds from the GOT C+ Survey of CII 158 micron Emission in the Galactic Plane (C) PDF
12:55 - 13:10B. MookerjeaHerschel observations of C3 in star-forming regions (C) PDF
13:10 - 13:40 John BlackConference summary PDF
13:40 - 13:50Conference closing
13:50 - 15:15Light lunch and take down Posters session 3
14:30 - 16:00Buses to Madrid Airport
(R) = Review Talk (30 + 10 min)
(I) = Invited Talk (20 + 5 min)
(C) = Contributed Talk (12 + 3 min)
LOC assistance with presentations: P. de Vicente, T. Bell and B. Godard



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