XX International Workshop on Low-Energy Positron and Positronium Physics
XXI International Symposium on Electron-Molecule Collisions and Swarms
18 - 20 JULY 2019
Belgrade, Serbia


It is our pleasure to invite you to join us at the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening 17th July 2019, at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

The scientific program will be held over the next three days, from 18th to 20th July.

On 21st July, one-day workshop will be held in honor of the retirement of Prof. Zoran Lj. Petrović.

Program outline is now available.

Plenary Speakers

  • Jimena Gorfinkiel (UK) sponsored lecture
  • Electron Collisions with Molecules and Molecular Clusters
  • Paul Scheier (Austria)
  • Electron Interactions with Helium Nanodroplets
  • Clifford Surko (USA)
  • New Physics with Positron Traps and Trap-Based Beams
  • Gleb Gribakin (UK)
  • Positron Attachment, Annihilation and Binding in Molecules
  • Zoran Petrović (Serbia)
  • Non-Equilibrium in Ionized Gases Determined by Charged Particle Collisions with Molecules

Invited Speakers


  • Gustavo García (Spain)
  • Electron Transport in Molecular Gases: a Modelling Procedure to Evaluate Cross Section Data Sets
  • E Krishnakumar (India)
  • Functional Group Dependence and Site Selectivity in Dissociative Attachment
  • Janina Kopyra (Poland)
  • Irradiation of Biomolecules by Low Energy Electrons
  • Ronald White (Australia)
  • The Gas-Liquid Interface: Kinetic and Fluid Modelling of Charged Particle Transport
  • Daniel Slaughter (USA)
  • Coupled Electronic and Nuclear Dynamics of Dissociative Electron Attachment Revealed by Anion Fragment Momentum Imaging
  • Jaroslav Kočišek (Czech Republic)
  • Electron Interactions with Biomolecular Models of Increasing Complexity
  • Peter Stokes (Australia)
  • Challenges in Obtaining Cross Sections from Electron Swarm Data
  • Jaime de Urquijo (Mexico)
  • Electron Swarm and Photon Interactions with Biomolecules and Atmospheric Gases
  • Ilija Simonović (Serbia)
  • Transport Coefficients of Higher-Order for Electrons and Positrons in Neutral Gases and Non-Polar Liquids
  • Liam Scarlett (Australia)
  • Electron-Impact Vibrational Excitation of Molecular Hydrogen
  • Stephan Denifl (Austria)
  • Experimental Studies on Low-Energy Electron Collisions with Radiosensitizers
  • Roman Čurik (Czech Republic)
  • Indirect Dissociative Recombination of Small Ions
  • William McCurdy (USA)
  • Dissociative Electron Attachment to Polyatomic Molecules: Ab initio Calculation of Attachment Amplitudes and Nonadiabatic Dissociation Dynamics
  • Cristina Lopes (Brazil)
  • Electron Impact Ionisation and Fragmentation of Biofuels
  • Márcio Varella (Brazil)
  • Chirality Sensitive Effects in Electron Collisions against Halocamphors
  • Ilya Fabrikant (USA)
  • Recent Advances in the Theory of Dissociative Electron Attachment
  • Linda Feketeova (France)
  • Thermalisation in Water Nanodroplets
  • Masashi Kitajima (Japan)
  • High-Resolution Measurements of Total Cross Section for Very-Low-Energy Electron Collisions with Molecules


  • Fiona Panther (Australia)
  • Matthew Stoneking (USA)
  • Injection and Trapping of Positrons in a Magnetic Dipole Trap: Toward Magnetic Confinement of Positron-Electron Plasma
  • Anna Soter (Switzerland)
  • Ruggero Caravita (Switzerland)
  • Experiments and Perspectives with Metastable 23S Positronium Beams
  • Kengo Shibuya (Japan)
  • Partial-Wave Analysis for Positronium-Xenon Collisions: an Optical Potential Approach
  • James Sullivan (Australia)
  • Daniel Murtagh (Austria)
  • Lokesh Gurung (UK)
  • Precision Microwave Spectroscopy of the Positronium n=2 Fine Structure
  • William Bertsche (UK)
  • Precision Spectroscopy of Trapped Antihydrogen
  • Paul-Antoine Hervieux (France)
  • Positron and Positronium Physics around GBAR
  • Dermot Green (UK)
  • Lilian Ellis-Gibbings (Spain)
  • Bobby Antony (India)
  • Positron Interactions with Hydrocarbon Molecules
  • Andrés Reyes (Colombia)
  • Bernardo Barbiellini (Finland)
  • Stefan Eriksson (UK)
  • Paolo Crivelli (Switzerland)
  • James Harrington (Germany)