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
In the Academic Year 2017-18, the lectures “Enrico Fermi” will be given by Prof. Francesco Sette, Director General of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble. The 15 lectures will take place in Aula Conversi at Sapienza University in Rome. Time schedule is available at the link Cattedra Fermi
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
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, 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
Course directors: Peter Falus (ILL, Grenoble) and Klaus Habicht (HZB, Berlin)
1st – 8th of July 2017
1st – 8th of July 2017
The IVth Course is primarily aimed at young researchers, instrument and development scientists at international and national neutron facilities who have a basic understanding of neutron scattering but have less background in polarized neutron instrumentation. Graduate students or postdocs at universities with an interest in neutron instrumentation projects are also highly welcome.
Erice School “NEUTRON SCIENCE AND INSTRUMENTATION” (Directors: Carla Andreani, Roberto Caciuffo and Robert McGreevy)
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN via the form at the link below and closes on 10th May 2017
(Please note, that you will receive an automated confirmation e-mail, if you do not, please contact one of the organisers listed below.)
The Course on “Neutron Precession Techniques” aims to provide students with the fundamental concepts and the theoretical framework of neutron precession methods. It is organized as a master class and offers both, a coherent set of introductory lectures for PhD students or young researchers at the postdoctoral level as well as expert discussions led by senior scientists with the aim to exchange experience and develop novel instrumentation ideas. The specialized topic focusses on neutron instrumentation techniques which are based on the Larmor precession of the neutron magnetic moment in dedicated magnetic field arrangements. a It comprises neutron spin-echo techniques as well as novel Larmor labelling methods such as SESANS, SEMSANS and MIEZE.
Selection criteria for applications to the course
The number of applications usually exceeds the number of places available on the course, thus there is a selection procedure for allocating the places. To apply send a ‘personal statement’ and a ‘statement from your supervisor’. The criteria used in making the selection are as follows:
- Preference is given to applicants who, in the judgement of the selection committee will make a major use of neutron scattering in their studies or work.
- Preference is given to early stage researchers from neutron facilities, universities or other research institutions.
We encourage applicants to submit a strong ‘personal statement’ emphasising the significance of neutron scattering and especially precession techniques in their research.
The course includes accommodation at the Ettore Majorana Foundation (EMFCSC). Click here to download the neutron course flyer in PDF format. For further details please visit the course website or contact the organisers:
Low cost and large available biogenic silica from diatoms and diatomaceous earths represents an innovative material for successful development of next generation healthcare devices, overcoming the limitation of synthetic inorganic and polymeric materials production. This is demonstrated by Luca De Stefano and co-workers in article 1601125. The cover picture shows some examples of bioengineered nature-derived silica nanodevices with biomedical functionalities for biosensing and subcellular drug delivery applications.