To promote the exchange of information and views among the members of the international community of physicists in the general field of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics including:

  • the properties of charged and neutral atoms and molecules
  • the dynamics of these entities, including interaction with electromagnetic radiation and with electric and magnetic fields and the results of collisions
  • applications of optical and laser techniques to the manipulation of atomic and molecular species
  • the application of atomic and molecular physics to technology