Hunt for Molecules

19 - 20 September 2005, Paris

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List of Interstellar Molecules

Monday 19 September 2005
08:30-09:00 Registration
Session I- Molecules in the interstellar medium
ChairFabienne Casoli
09:00-09:05 Welcome
09:05-09:30 Maryvonne Gerin: Survey of molecules discovered in space
09:30-09:55 Pepe Cernicharo: The interpretation of water vapor lines
09:55-10:20 Ake Hjalmarson: Molecular line searches using the Odin satellite
10:20-10:40 Laurent Pagani: The deep search of O2 in interstellar space
10:40-11:05 Paul Goldsmith: Physical conditions in molecular clouds
ChairJean Demaison
11:35-11:50 Patrick Boisse Molecules around the runaway star AE Aurigae
11:50-12:05 Alain Castets: Preliminary result from the IRAS16293-2422 spectral survey
12:05-12:25 Didier Despois: Molecules of biological interest
12:25-12:50 Richard Bonneville: CNES space science and exploration program update


Chair Evelyne Roueff
14:00-14:20 Yves Ellinger: Hunt for molecules at the origin of life
14:20-14:35 Francoise Pauzat: Looking for Titanium in space
14:35-14:55 Edith Falgarone: Out of Equilibrium Interstellar Chemistry
14:55-15:15 Harvey Liszt: Diffuse gas and the local sky at mm-wavelengths
15:15-15:30 Stéphane Guilloteau: The impact of mm interferometry on the knowledge of protoplanetary disks
Session II- Molecules in planets and comets
15:30-15:50 Eric Chassefière: Titan atmosphere
ChairYves Viala
16:20-16:45 Dominique Bockelée-Morvan: Molecules in Comets
16:45-17:00 Akiva Bar-Nun: Formation of CH4 by impinging H atoms on graphite at 7K
17:00-17:25 Emmanuel Lellouch: Molecules in planet atmospheres
17:25-17:50 Sam Gulkis: Remote Sensing of a Comet at mm and submm wavelengths, from a Comet Orbiting Spacecraft

Tuesday 20 September 2005
Chair Jesus Gomez-Gonzalez
09:00-09:20 Nicolas Biver: Molecules in comets with ODIN, and Deep Impact
09:20-09:40 Jean Schneider: Molecules in extrasolar planets: present and future
Session III- Extra-galactic Molecules
09:40-09:55 Francois Boulanger Dust emission in High Velocity Clouds
09:55-10:15 Michel Guélin: CO survey of Andromeda
10:15-10:35 James Lequeux: Molecular hydrogen in external galaxies
10:35-10:55 Santiago Garcia-Burillo: Hunt for molecules in local universe galaxies
ChairAlain Omont
11:25-11:45 Pierre Cox: Hunt for molecules in the remote universe
11:45-12:05 Francoise Combes: Hunt for cold H2 molecules
Session IV- Primordial Molecules
12:05-12:25 Monique Signore: Molecules in Echography of the Early Universe
12:25-12:50 Roberto Maoli: The Primordial Resonant Lines in the early universe


ChairJean-Michel Lamarre
14:00-14:25 Xavier Désert: Dust and molecules in primordial galaxies
14:25-14:50 Tsutomu Takeuchi: Dust and Molecules in Early Galaxies: Prediction and Strategy for Observations
Session V- Progress in instrumentation
14:50-15:10 Gérard Beaudin: Submillimeter heterodyne detection developed at GEMO -LERMA : technologies and applications for astronomy, Earth and planetary observations
15:10-15:30 Morvan Salez: A long (sub)millimeter road: from supraconductor to supraconductor, via the stars
15:30-15:45 Catherine Prigent: Microwave remote sensing of clouds
ChairJérôme de la Noé
16:15-16:35 Jean-Michel Lamarre: Infrared instrumentation and new guns for a massive hunt
16:35-17:00 Bernard Lazareff: Receiver development for the IRAM and ALMA telescopes
17:00-17:15 Robert Lucas: Software development for ALMA
17:15-17:40 Alain Baudry: A Glimpse of Technology Advances for the ALMA Project. The ALMA Correlator
17:40-17:45 Concluding remarks


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