PHYSWednesday, 13 September 2006

1:20 PM-5:00 PM Grand Hyatt San Francisco -- Conference Theatre, Oral
Fifty Years of Electron Transfer and RRKM Theories
Foundations of RRKM Theory
Organizers:Alexei A Stuchebrukhov
Stephen J. Klippenstein
Robert J. Cave
Presiding:Yi-Qin Gao
1:20 PMUncertainties in calculating the RRKM unimolecular rate constant and remaining questions concerning unimolecular rate theory
William L. Hase
2:00 PMA new look at the transition state: Wigner's dynamical perspective revisited
Charles Jaffé, Shinnosuke Kawai, Jesús Palacián, Patrica Yanguas, Turgay Uzer
2:20 PMIVR, RRKM and Coherent control
Martin Gruebele
3:00 PMIntermission
3:20 PMInfluence of energy flow and localization on isomerization kinetics
David M. Leitner
4:00 PMVibrational energy flow and non-adiabatic dynamics in gases and liquids
F. Fleming Crim
4:40 PMPredicting rate constants for barrierless molecule-surface processes
Owen J Clarkin, David M. Wardlaw

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006