Nuclear astrophysics is a broad interdisciplinary
field, the discussion of reaction rates requires to present the new
experimental data which usually cover a number of low energy reaction
techniques. Since the data are typically taken at higher energies,
often complemented by nuclear structure methods probing the lower
energy range, reliable nuclear reaction theory methodologies need
to be applied to low energy extrapolation of the data. Low energy
reaction theory is indeed the key element on which this workshop needs
to focus. The impact of the newly derived results can only be discussed
in the framework of astrophysical environments where the reactions
take place to study the impact and sensitivity of the experimental
and theoretical improvements.
The meeting will bring together a number of experts (circa 40 participants,
both theorists and experimenters) in low energy nuclear experiment,
nuclear reaction theory, as well as a experts in simulations and modeling
of astrophysical environments ranging from late star evolution, to
shockfront driven explosions and thermonuclear runaways in cataclysmic
binary star systems. The people who have agreed to participate reflect
a broad range of scientific expertise but additional participants
are envisioned to broaden the scope of the discussions.
The scientific program will start around 9:30am on Monday, October
7th, and end on Friday, October 11th, around noon.
Registration will open on July 15 and close
3 weeks (September 15) before the beginning of the workshop. Each
participant should fill in a questionnaire online. The questionnaire
will be accessible from the ECT*
A detailed program will be published here soon after the registration
The ECT* can cover up to 70% of the local expenses of participants to workshops organized at
the ECT*. Additionally, the ECT* requests that approximately 25% of the participants be selfsupported
by their home institutions. Travel expenses are not supported.
JINA will provide financial support to JINA participants and JINA associates.
The ECT* capacity imposes us to limit the number of participants. In any case, we will proceed
to a selection of the applicants based on the adequacy between their current research work and
the themes of the workshop.
Dr. Alexis Diaz-Torres (ECT*, Italy, Co-ordinator) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Leandro Gasques (USP, Brazil) – email@example.com
Prof. Michael Wiescher (JINA, USA) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotels in downtown Trento and near the Workshop venue will be reserved for all participants by the Workshop secretary at the ECT*.
All the detail concerning the hotel reservation will be sent to the participants in due time.
Further information on the workshop site, accommodation,
and the surroundings can be found at the ECT* website: