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New Aspects of Heavy Ion Collisions
Near the Coulomb Barrier
  September 22 - 26, 2008, Chicago, Illinois, USA


International Conference on

New Aspects of Heavy Ion Collisions
Near the Coulomb Barrier

September 22-26, 2008,
at the Chicago History Museum, Chicago, USA.

Instruction for the conference proceedings are posted here.
The conference picture can be downloaded here.


  • Heavy-Ion Fusion – Sub-barrier Hindrance, Structure Effects, and Reaction Mechanisms
  • Heavy Ion Reactions for Nuclear Structure – Unstable Nuclei and Binary Reactions
  • Fusion Reactions in Nuclear Astrophysics
  • Light-Ion Reactions – Catalyzed Fusion and Screening Effects
  • Fusion with Unstable Nuclei – Influence of Breakup Processes
  • Cluster Effects in Nuclear Reactions
  • Heavy and Superheavy Nuclei – Reactions and Spectroscopy

International Advisory Committee

D. Ackermann (GSI, Germany)
C. Beck (Strasbourg, France)
R. Broda (Krakow, Poland)
L. Corradi (INFN, Italy)
M. Freer (Birmingham, UK)
P. Greenlees (Jyväskylä, Finland)
P. H. Heenen (Brussels, Belgium)
D. Hinde (Canberra, Australia)
M. Hussein (São Paulo, Brazil)
H. Ikezoe (JAEA, Japan)
J. J. Kolata (Notre Dame, USA)
F. Liang (Oak Ridge, USA)
A. Navin (Caen, France)
G. Pollarolo (Torino, Italy)
A. Sinha (Kolkata, India)
N. Tagikawa (Tohoku, Japan)
V. Zagrebaev (Dubna, Russia)
H. Q. Zhang (Beijing, China)

Local Organizing Committee

B. B. Back (ANL) (chair)
H. Esbensen (ANL)
C.J. Lister (ANL)
K. E. Rehm (ANL)


Debra A. Morrison
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Av. Argonne, IL, 60439, USA