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By P. Schmelcher, W. Schweizer

This booklet includes contributions to the 172. WE-Heraeus-Seminar “Atoms and Molecules in robust exterior Fields,” which happened April 7–11 1997 on the Phys- zentrum undesirable Honnef (Germany). The designation “strong fields” applies to exterior static magnetic, and/or electrical fields which are sufficiently severe to reason changes within the atomic or molecular str- ture and dynamics. the explicit themes taken care of are the habit and homes of atoms in robust static fields, the elemental elements and digital constitution of molecules in robust magnetic fields, the dynamics and points of chaos in hugely excited R- berg atoms in exterior fields, subject within the surroundings of astrophysical gadgets (white dwarfs, neutron stars), and quantum nanostructures in powerful magnetic fields. it really is noticeable that the elaboration of the corresponding houses in those regimes explanations the best problems, and is incomplete even at the present time. Present-day know-how has made it attainable for lots of study teams to review the habit of subject in powerful exterior fields, either experimentally and theore- cally, the place the word “experimentally” comprises the astronomical observations. - derstanding those structures calls for the advance of contemporary theories and strong computational suggestions. Interdisciplinary collaborations should be invaluable and helpful in constructing extra effective tips on how to comprehend those vital platforms. consequently the assumption used to be to collect humans from varied fields like atomic and molecular physics, theoretical chemistry, astrophysics and all these colleagues drawn to elements of few-body structures in exterior fields.

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