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  • Recent significant progress of astronomical observations has elucidated a rich variety of physical and chemical properties of the Universe, and also been providing insights into how stars, planetary systems, and galaxies are being born. In association with the progress of observations, it is of increasing importance to understand the physical and chemical processes of interstellar matters on a molecular/atomic scale. The aim of this workshop is to offer an opportunity for exchange of current research results of physics and chemistry of astronomically-relevant atoms, radicals, molecules, and ions in both gas and condensed phases. Toward the development of interactive activation among astronomical observations, theoretical calculations, and laboratory experiments, participants from wide fields, physics, chemistry, planetary sciences, and astronomy, are welcome to this workshop.


  • Auditorium at Institute of Low Temperature Science, Hokkaido University
  • Access to Hokkaido University

    Invited Speakers

    Confirmed invited speakers

  • Felipe de Oliveira Alves (MPE, Germany)
  • Audrey Coutens (University College London, UK)
  • Kenji Furuya (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
  • Eric Herbst (University of Virginia, USA)
  • Sergio Ioppolo (Open University, UK)
  • Johannes Kästner (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
  • Yuan-Pern Lee (National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
  • Anthony Remijan (National Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA)
  • Takeshi Sakai (University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
  • Stephan Schlemmer (Universität zu Köln, Germany)


  • The program will be fixed after 16th September. The meeting will be scheduled from the morning of 19th (Wen.) to the morning (before lunch) of 21st (Fri.).


  • See participants

    Registration & Abstracts

  • Registration is free of charge but requires your information.
    The deadline of registration is 16th September.
  • Abstract should be emailed to us by 16th September using the abstract template.
  • Oral presentation will be selected from the submitted abstracts. Other papers will be poster presentation. Poster-board size: 90cm(width)x180cm(height).


  • Yuri Aikawa (University of Tsukuba)
  • Tomoya Hirota (NAOJ)
  • Kaori Kobayashi (University of Toyama)
  • Nami Sakai (RIKEN)
  • Naoki Watanabe (Hokkaido University)


  • ISM2016_at_lowtem.hokudai.ac.jp
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