Wilhelm und Else Heraeus - Physics School

The early Phase of Planet Formation

February 18-22, 2008  -  Physikzentrum Bad Honnef

Poster Travel Information
Program Registration WE Heraeus - Stiftung

Workshop Summary

Lectures + Speakers

Aims and Scope

The goal of this school is to provide a state-of-the-art overview about the research in the field of
Early Planet Formation

Topics include:
  • Solar System Studies (mineralogy, sample analysis, chronology)
  • Accretion Disk Physics (observations, evolution, turbulence, chemistry)
  • Particle Growth Processes (experiments, simulations, dust in disks)
  • Extrasolar planets.

[   Conference Language: English   ]

Invited Speakers

Willy Benz (Universität Bern, CH)
Jürgen Blum (Universität Braunschweig)
Carsten Dominik (Universität Amsterdam, NL)
Cornelis Dullemond (MPI für Astronomie, Heidelberg)
Hans-Peter Gail (Universität Heidelberg)
Artie Hatzes (Thüringer Landessternwarte, Tautenburg/Jena)
Derek Homeier (Universität Göttingen)
Peter Hoppe (MPI für Chemie, Mainz)
Wilhelm Kley (Universität Tübingen)
Alexander Krivov (Universität Jena)
Richard Nelson (University of London, GB)
Herbert Palme (Universität Köln)
Annemarie Pucci (Kirchhoff Inst., Heidelberg)
Roland Speith (Universität Tübingen)
Mario Trieloff (Universität Heidelberg)
Sebastian Wolf (Universität Kiel)
Gerhard Wurm (Universität Münster)

Location and Duration

Physikzentrum Bad Honnef
February 18-22, 2008

Application and Registration

The number of participants is limited to about 50-60 students. For this reason we ask each applicant for a brief description (~3-5 sentences) about their motivation (research interests, etc.). Participants are also invited to give their own poster presentations.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2007. An Application Form is available here.

The decision about acceptance will be announced by December 15, 2007.

Deadline for final registration of selected participants: January 18, 2008. The form sheet for final registration is available here.


Registration fee (successful participant): 100 Euros. The registration fee includes food and lodging.

Lodging will be provided for the duration of the Physics school in the Physikzentrum (where also the lectures will be given).


Wilhelm Kley
Institut für Astronomie und Astrophysik, Tübingen
Mario Trieloff
Mineralogisches Institut, Universität Heidelberg

Cornelis Dullemond
Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg

fgp (fgp@tat.physik.uni-tuebingen.de)