Special Issue "20th International Conference on the Physics of Highly Charged Ions"
A special issue of Atoms (ISSN 2218-2004).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2022) | Viewed by 38014
Interests: collisional-radiative model for fusion and astronomical plasmas; atomic structure; atomic database
Interests: atomic structure; transition probability; collision cross section; spectroscopic modeling
Interests: highly charged ions; electron beam ion trap; electron-ion collisions; spectroscopy
Highly charged ions are ones of typical few-body systems involving quantum mechanics and also quantum electrodynamics. Even though the calculation methods for isolated atomic ions were well developed, atomic data of electronic structure and spectroscopy for the most of ions are still very scarce, and the production of atomic data can be regarded as one of very important tasks of atomic physics in both theoretically and experimentally. Not only the static properties of atoms, the interaction with electrons and photons (including free electron laser and synchrotron radiation) is essential and fundamental aspect of highly charged ions, which is necessary to understand the behavior of ions in various types of plasmas. On the other hand, dynamics of highly charged ions in collisions with atoms, molecules, clusters, and surfaces is also important research subject, which is much more complicated than the interaction with electrons and photons. However, both rigorous treatments based on quantum mechanics and classical simple models are used to understand the dynamics and to explain the experimental findings. In order to update the physics of highly charged ions, the series of the conference has been held in every two years. The 20th edition of the conference will be held in Matsue city, Shimane prefecture, Japan, from 29th August to 2nd September in 2022. This special issue will provide the very recent research works of the physics related to highly charged ions as the proceedings of the conference, and might be a milestone in history of the research of the highly charged ions.
We only accept submissions of papers that were presented at the conference. Authors are encouraged to use the "Microsoft Word template" or "LaTeX template" to prepare their manuscript. We would appreciate receiving your submission as soon as it is prepared. To submit the full paper, please click on the following link:
Recommended length of manuscript
The maximum length of manuscripts in the Atoms format is as follows:
Eight pages for invited papers (Review Lectures and Progress Reports).
Five pages for contributed papers (Selected Topics and posters).
However, the maximum number of pages with the proviso final length of each paper should be justified by its scientific content.
Dr. Izumi Murakami
Dr. Daiji Kato
Dr. Hiroyuki A. Sakaue
Dr. Hajime Tanuma
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- highly charged ions
- atomic structure and spectroscopy
- collision dynamics involving ions