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We would like to thank all the participants for making the conference so successful! See you all again next year in Turku.

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Physics Days 2007
Physics Crossing Borders

 

Note!

The ferry rides mentioned on the program may be reserved at the time of registration through conference service Frens.

Program PDF

Divisional meetings (M/s Nordlandia 15.3.)

0730 – 1100 Coffee service in the conference area
0815 – 0945 Divisional meetings
  • accelerator physics
  • medical physics
  • astronomy and space physics
0945 – 1115 Divisional meetings
  • computational physics
  • synchrotron radiation
  • particle physics

Thursday 15.3

0800 – 1130 M/s Nordlandia, Eckerö Line (Helsinki - Tallinn)
1330 – 1400 Opening session
1400 – 1520 Plenary session

Arvi Freiberg, Tartu University
Spectroscopic studies of biomolecules and biomolecular processes

Gabriel Katul, Duke University
Land-atmosphere interactions

1520 – 1600 Coffee break
1600 – 1730 Parallel sessions
1730 – 1900 Poster sessions
  • Astrophysics, cosmology, and space physics
  • Atomic and molecular physics
  • Biological and medical physics
  • Condensed matter: electronic properties
  • New materials, nanosciences and -technology
  • Teaching of physics
1930 – 0000 Evening programme
1300 – 1900 Exhibition

Friday 16.3

0900 – 1030 Parallel sessions
1030 – 1100 Coffee break
1100 – 1220 Plenary sessions

Sami Solanki, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
Solar physics

Eleanor Campbell, University of Gothenburg
Carbon nanotubes

1220 – 1400 Lunch break
1400 – 1520 Plenary sessions

Helmut Dosch, Max-Planck-Insitut für Metallforschung
Nanoscience with megafacilities

Karlheinz Langanke, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung
Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung

1520 – 1700 Poster sessions
  • Applied physics and instrumentation
  • Condensed matter: structural properties
  • Energy and environmental physics
  • Optics
  • Particle and nuclear physics
1520 – 1700 Parallel session
1700 – 1755 Plenary session

Jo Ellen Roseman, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Focusing on important and specific learning goals for students: Project 2061's approach to system-wide reform of science education

Dan-Olof Riska, Helsinki Institute of Physics

1800 – 1900 Official meeting of the Finnish Physical Society
1930 – 0000 Conference dinner
0900 – 1800 Exhibition

Saturday 17.3

0900 – 1030 Microsymposium on Physics Education and Outreach

Ove Poulsen, President of the European Physical Society
European Challenge for Physics Education and Outreach

Peter Melville, International Director of the Institute of Physics
Do we need physicists? Do we need physics education? If so why, what for and what sort?

Panel discussion, Ove Poulsen, Jo Ellen Roseman, Peter Melville, the President of the Finnish Physical Society and the President of the Estonian Physical Society

0900 – 1030 Parallel sessions
1030 – 1100 Coffee break
1100 – 1300 Plenary session

Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna
Quantum information

Esko Keski-Vakkuri, University of Helsinki
Status of string theory

Juha Tuoriniemi, Helsinki University of Technology
Superconductivity

1300 – 1330 Closing session
  • Magnus Ehrnrooth prize
  • awards for the Best poster presentations
1600 – 1915 M/s Vana Tallinn, Tallink (Tallinn - Helsinki)
1800 – 2130 M/s Nordlandia, Eckerö Line (Tallinn - Helsinki)
0900 – 1300 Exhibition

Sunday 18.3

1500 – 1815 M/s Vana Tallinn, Tallink (Tallinn - Helsinki)
1600 – 1930 M/s Nordlandia, Eckerö Line (Tallinn - Helsinki)

Invited speakers

Eleanor Campbell, University of Gothenburg
Carbon nanotubes

Helmut Dosch, Max-Planck-Insitut für Metallforschung
Nanoscience with megafacilities

Arvi Freiberg, Tartu University
Spectroscopic studies of biomolecules and biomolecular processes

Gabriel Katul, Duke University
Land-atmosphere interactions

Esko Keski-Vakkuri, University of Helsinki
Status of string theory

Karl-Heinz Langanke, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung
Nuclear astrophysics

Dan-Olof Riska, Helsinki Institute of Physics

Jo Ellen Roseman, American Association for the Advancement of Science Focusing on important and specific learning goals for students: Project 2061's approach to system-wide reform of science education

Sami Solanki, Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung
Solar physics

Juha Tuoriniemi, Helsinki University of Technology
Superconductivity

Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna
Quantum information

Parallel sessions

Microsymposium on Physics Education and Outreach
organised jointly with the European Physical Society
(chairs Ove Poulsen and Heimo Saarikko)
Applied physics and instrumentation I & II
(chair Edward Hæggström)
Astrophysics, cosmology, and space physics I & II
(chairs Minna Palmorth and Juhani Huovelin)
Atomic and molecular physics
(chair Jani Martikainen)
Biological and medical physics
(chair Arto Annila)
Condensed matter: electronic properties
(chair Aleksi Soininen)
Condensed matter: structural properties I & II
(chairs Jonatan Slotte and Adam Foster)
Energy and environmental physics
(chair Lauri Laakso)
New materials, nanosciences and -technology I & II
(chairs Kirsi Tappura and Harri Lipsanen)
Optics
(chair Janne Simonen)
Particle and nuclear physics I & II
(chairs Kenneth Österberg and Juha Uusitalo)
Teaching of physics
(chair Ismo Koponen)

Proceedings Book PDF

A high-quality paper version will be handed out at registration.

 
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