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  • Jewels in Spectroscopy


    A special scientific symposium to honor
    Professor Takeshi Oka

    The University of Chicago
    The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics,
    The Department of Chemistry,
    and The Enrico Fermi Institute

    June 21, 2003

    Program:

    9:00 AM Kent Chemical Laboratory

    2010, A NanoSpace Odyssey
    Harry Kroto, Sussex

    Semiconductor Nanocrystal Quantum Dots
    Moungi Bawendi, MIT

    Parahydrogen Crystal, a Jewel in Ultrahigh Resolution Spectroscopy
    Takamasa Momose, Kyoto University (Japan)

    H3+:  A Beautiful Jewel of Nature
    Ben McCall, University of California, Berkley

    The Diffuse Interstellar Bands:  Treasure Chest or Coal Bin?
    Don York, The University of Chicago

    Electronic Spectroscopy of Carbon Chains and Their Relevance to Astrophysics
    John P. Maier, University of Basel

    6:00 PM Ida Noyes Hall

    Reception and Dinner (casual attire)
    Bill Klemperer, Harvard University, After-dinner speaker

    Posters will be displayed throughout the day, just outside the lecture hall.  The Poster Abstract Booklet is available as an Adobe pdf file.

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