Plenary Lecture (55 min + 5 min discussion) RE: Review Talk (40 min + 5 min discussion) PR: Progress Report (25 min + 5 min discussion) SR: Special Report (12 min + 3 min discussion)

WEDNESDAY, 21 July 1999

15:00 - 21:00 Registration (Sendai International Center) 18:00 - 20:00 Reception (Sendai International Center)

THURSDAY, 22 July 1999

9:00 - 9:30 Opening 9:30 - 10:30 Plenary session (chair: Hotop) Y.-T. Lee (China: Taipei) Investigation of elementary chemical reactions by lasers and molecular beams 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30 Session THaA (Schuch)

PR H. Cederquist (Sweden) Slow ions scattering on C60: The electric response of the C60 molecule and its ions PR P. Beiersdorfer (USA) X-ray signatures of charge transfer processes involving cold, highly charged ions PR H. Shiromaru (Japan) Snapshot of highly charged molecular ions

11:00 - 12:30 Session THaB (Dreizler)

PR V. Balashov (Russia) Polarization and correlations in electron-impact autoionization studies PR C. Whelan (UK) Recent advances in the understanding of (e, 2e) processes PR S. Keller (Germany) Relativistic (e, 2e) processes 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:45 Session THpA (Rivarola)

RE G. Kraft (Germany) Ion beam treatment of cancer SR T. Hasegawa (Japan) Charge transfer between a laser-cooled ion and a thermal atom in a radio-frequency trap SR C.R. Vane (USA) Electrons emitted from 33 TeV Pb ions during the penetration of solids SR P. Defrance (Belgium) Associative ionisation in collisions of C+ with D- SR U. Saalmann (Sweden) Non-adiabatic quantum molecular dynamics: Competing reaction mechanisms in atom-cluster collisions

14:00 -15:45 Session THpB (McConkey)

RE A. Bandrauk (Canada) Molecules in intense laser fields: Charge resonance enhanced ionization, Coulomb explosion imaging - exact non-Born-Oppenheimer simulations for H2+ PR K. Yamanouchi (Japan) Ultrafast structural deformation of simple polyatomic molecules in intense laser field PR D. Strickland (Canada) Chirped pulse dissociation of molecules

15:45 - 18:00 Poster session

18:00 - 21:00 Public lecture and concert (Sendai International Center)

FRIDAY, 23 July 1999

9:00 - 10:00 Plenary session (Sato)

K. Codling (UK) Manipulating molecules with photons 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00 Session FRaA (Berrah)

PR K. Soejima (Japan) Circular dichroism of angular correlation patterns in two-step and direct double photoionization PR J. Viefhaus (Germany) Double photoionization studied by time-of-flight electron- electron coincidence spectroscopy PR T. Reddish (UK) Recent electron angular distribution measurements in (, 2e) of D2 and helium

10:30 - 12:00 Session FRaB (Itikawa)

PR F.A. Gianturco (Italy) Low-energy electron (positron) scattering from fullerenes: a theoretical investigation PR H. Sugai (Japan) Measurements of electron-impact-dissociation cross section for neutral products PR Q. Guo (UK) Electron stimulated desorption of charged particles from the surfaces of rutile TiO2 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 15:15 Session FRpA (Burgdörfer)

RE P. Mokler (Germany) Relativistic effects in collisions of high-Z ions PR R. Barrachina (Argentina) Cusp formation in ionization collisions PR J. Eichler (Germany) Radiative electron capture and the photoelectric effect in hydrogen-like high-Z systems

13:30 - 15:15 Session FRpB (Mason)

RE I. Fabrikant (USA) Studies of dissociative attachment reactions: from gas phase to condensed phase PR A. Orel (USA) Electron impact dissociation of molecules and molecular ions PR S.V.K. Kumar (India) Dissociative attachment to laser excited molecules

15:15 - 18:00 Poster session

18:00 - 20:00 Sake tasting (Sendai International Center)

SATURDAY, 24 July 1999

9:00 - 10:00 Plenary session (Winter)

W. Ketterle (USA) The nanokelvin physics of Bose-Einstein condensation in atomic gases 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00 Session SAaA (Hatano)

PR K. Ohno (Japan) Molecular shape and anisotropy effects on collisional ionization dynamics PR H. Morgner (Germany) The quantitative characterization of liquid and solid surfaces with metastable helium atoms PR J.-P. Connerade (UK) Electron attachment to metallic clusters: Theory and experiment

10:30 - 12:00 Session SAaB (Hanne)

PR A. Mikosza (Australia) Quantum mechanically complete measurements in electron impact excitation of helium PR D. Fursa (Australia) Calculation of electron-barium scattering PR G. Snell (USA) Spin-polarized Auger and photoelectron spectroscopy in xenon 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 15:15 Session SApA (Allan)

RE P. Teubner (Australia) Electron scattering from laser excited atoms SR A. Murray (UK) The transfer of angular momentum for inelastically excited P-S electron-atom collisions SR N. Mason (UK) Low energy dissociative electron attachment to ozone SR S. Nakazaki (Japan) Ionization cross sections of Be2+, B3+ and C4+ by electron impact SR J. Blackwood (UK) Positronium-atom scattering

13:30 - 15:15 Session SApB (McGuire)

RE V. Ivanov (Russia) Theory of photodetachment from negative ions PR E. Lindroth (Sweden) Photodetachment of negative ions through doubly-excited states PR S. Schippers (Germany) Recent storage ring results on electron-ion recombination

15:15 - 18:00 Poster session

20:00 - 22:00 Banquet (Shozankan)

MONDAY, 26 July 1999

9:00 - 10:00 Plenary session (Dunn)

M. Larsson (Sweden) Dissociative recombination and excitation in ion storage rings 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00 Session MOaA (Aumayr)

PR N. Stolterfoht (Germany) Dynamic properties of hollow atoms formed near a surface PR C. Lemell (Austria) Coincidence studies of highly charged ion-surface interactions PR D. Vernhet (France) Dynamical and collisional approaches to the transport of core and Rydberg projectile states in solids

10:30 - 12:00 Session MOaB (Cherepkov)

PR D. Lindle (USA) Beyond the dipole approximation : Angular-distribution effects in 1s photoemission from small molecules PR E. Kukk (USA) New insights into molecular structure and dynamics using soft X-ray electron spectroscopy PR K. Mitsuke (Japan) SR-pump and laser-probe experiments for the photofragmentation dynamics of atoms and molecules 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 15:15 Session MOpA (Matsuzawa)

RE H. Nakamura (Japan) Complete solutions of the Landau-Zener-Stueckelberg curve crossing problems and their generalizations and applications PR P. Krstic (USA) Hidden crossings theory beyond single-electron collision systems PR J. Cohen (USA) Antiproton capture by simple atoms and molecules

13:30 - 15:15 Session MOpB (Crothers)

RE F. Wuilleumier (France) Recent progress and new opportunities in atomic photoionization using third generation synchrotron sources SR F. Folkmann (Denmark) Absolute photoionization cross section for C+ SR K. Ueda (Japan) Nuclear motion and symmetry breaking of core-excited polyatomic molecules SR U. Müller (Germany) Threebody breakup of laser-excited triatomic hydrogen molecules SR M. Aymar (France) R-matrix study of ionization in barium via two-photon interfering routes

15:15 - 18:00 Poster session

18:00 - 19:30 Conference lecture (Sendai International Center) Y. Kawazoe Atoms visualized by supercomputer

TUESDAY, 27 July 1999

9:00 - 10:00 Plenary session (Standage)

R. Morgenstern (The Netherlands) Collisions of slow multicharged ions with atoms, molecules, clusters and surfaces 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00 Session TUaA (Vane)

PR R. Moshammer (Germany) Kinematically complete ion-atom collision experiments PR L. Tribedi (India) Momentum spectroscopy for fast ion-atom collisions PR P. Grande (Brazil) Impact parameter dependence of the electronic energy loss

10:30 - 12:00 Session TUaB (Masnou-Seeuws)

PR A. Fioretti (Italy) Formation of cold Cs2 molecules through photoassociation PR R. Kosloff (Israel) Coherent control of molecular processes PR L. Dubé(Canada) The control of dynamical systems-recovering order from chaos 12:00 - 13:00 Business meeting 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:45 Session TUpA (Ohtani)

RE F. Melchert (Germany) Charge-changing ion-ion collisions PR Y. Kanai (Japan) Production of doubly-excited He-atoms in collisions of He2+- ions with alkaline-earth atoms PR B. DePaola (USA) Collisions involving highly-charged ions and laser-prepared atoms

14:00 - 15:45 Session TUpB (Knudsen)

RE M. Kimura (Japan) A comparative study of electron- and positron-polyatomic molecule scattering PR J. Humberston (UK) Positronium formation in positron-atom collisions PR J. Merrison (Denmark) Atomic collisions involving pulsed positrons

15:45 - 18:00 Poster session