3rd Call for Proposals for Early User Experiments at the European XFEL

The European X-Ray Free-Electron Laser Facility encourages the scientific community worldwide to submit proposals for Early User Experiments through UPEX (https://in.xfel.eu/upex) by Thursday 28 June 2018 12:59 (UTC/GMT +2 hours). Beam time will be allocated to successful proposals in November and December 2018 and from the beginning of February to the end of June 2019. An instrument overview can be found here. Please refer to the  announcement and the full text of the call.

More information about organization of user experiments at the European XFEL is availaible at the link: https://www.xfel.eu/users

Materials.it 2018

Materials.it 2018 is one of the main Italian National Conferences on Materials Science and Technology. It will be held from October 22nd to 26th, 2018 in Bologna at the CNR Research Area. Materials.it 2018 represents a great opportunity to gather the large community of scientists involved in materials science and related applications, working at Universities and Research Institutions. This second edition is promoted by the Physics and Chemistry Departments of the National Research Council of Italy, with the support of the CNISM and INSTM consortia. Abstract submission is open. More information on the conference web site Materials.it 2018

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X-ray and neutron science international student summer programme at ILL / ESRF Grenoble, France

SEPTEMBER 2 29, 2018

The ILL/ESRF International Student Summer Programme on X-Ray and Neutron Science, aimed at undergraduate students, will be organised at the European Photon & Neutron Science Campus, in Grenoble on September, 2 -29  2018. It consists of a 4-week experimental project in a research group of ESRF or ILL, together with a series of introductory lectures on the principles and applications of X-ray and neutron science (magnetism, materials science, soft matter, structural biology, imaging, etc.). Application deadline: April 23, 2018.  Information and registration at Summerschool-2018_ESRF/ILL

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7th International workshop on Focused Electron Beam-Induced Processing (FEBIP)

Scope of the workshop, organized by the Nanoscience Institute in Modena from July 10th to 13th 2018, is to bring together the community of scientists using focused electron beams as a tool for direct nanofabrication, through gas-assisted deposition and etching. The scientific program will focus on the recent advances and applications of the technique, along with the fundamental aspects of electron-molecule interaction process and precursor design. Further information is available at FEBIP2018

E-MRS Spring Meeting 2017, Symposium F

The 2017 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France), from May 22 to 26, 2017. The conference will consist of 26 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science.

Further information at EMRS_Spring2017

2017 MRS Spring Meeting: Symposium ED11 – Phase-Change Materials and Their Applications- Memories, Photonics, Displays and Non-von Neumann Computing

The 2017 MRS Spring Meeting will be held in Phenix, Arizona, from April 17-21 and will cover advances in devices for optical and electronic applications, as well as in material science. It will bring together the technological and scientific communities, being of interest to electronics and process engineers, physicists, chemist and materials scientists working on emerging electronics, including novel nanoscale integration with 2D materials and also nanophotonics and plasmonics.

Further information at MRS.Spring2017

FisMat 2017

FisMat 2017, the Italian national conference on condensed matter physics and related fields will be hosted by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics and SISSA in Trieste from 2 to 6 October 2017.

Abstract submission is now open.

Further information at FisMat2017


FOTONICA 2017 is the Forum of the National photonics community where the most advanced and recent results in all photonics sectors are presented with a particular attention to their broad applications.

Further information at CALL FOTONICA 2017