Solid State Astrochemistry

  • Valerio Pirronello
  • Jacek Krelowski
  • Giulio Manicò

Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAII, volume 120)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. David A. Williams
    Pages 1-20
  3. Thomas Henning
    Pages 85-103
  4. Jacek Krelowski
    Pages 147-174
  5. Ofer Biham, Valerio Pirronello, Gianfranco Vidali
    Pages 211-250
  6. Louis J. Allamandola, Douglas M. Hudgins
    Pages 251-316
  7. Pascale Ehrenfreund, Helen Fraser
    Pages 317-356
  8. E. M. Bringa, R. E. Johnson
    Pages 357-393
  9. Maria Antonietta Barucci, Jennifer Romon
    Pages 395-416
  10. Osama M. Shalabiea
    Pages 417-429
  11. M. S. El-Nawawy
    Pages 431-439
  12. B. M. Andreichikov, G. G. Dolnikov, Yu. P. Dikov
    Pages 441-446
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 447-463

About these proceedings


The fundamental role that Astrochemistry plays into regulating the processes that in interstellar clouds lead to the formation of stars, and how these processes concur into affecting the shape and the dynamics of galaxies and hence into showing the Universe in the way it appears to us is well established. Together with those occurring in the gas phase a special relevance is recognized to processes that involve interstellar dust grains, the solid component of matter diffused among stars. The school on "Solid State Astrochemistry", held at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice (Sicily) from the 5th to the 15th of June 2000, was the fifth course of the International School of Space Chemistry. In spite of its very focused aim it was attended by 66 participants from 17 different countries, that in the very special environment provided by the Majorana Centre, discussed in great details the various aspects of the subject.


aromatic aromatic hydrocarbons astrobiology chemistry evolution hydrocarbons phase photon planet polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons reactions solar solar system stars

Editors and affiliations

  • Valerio Pirronello
    • 1
  • Jacek Krelowski
    • 2
  • Giulio Manicò
    • 1
  1. 1.DMFCI Università di CataniaCatania, SicilyItaly
  2. 2.Center for AstronomyN. Copernicus UniversityTorunPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-1559-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0062-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2609
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