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SIMS21, Poland 2017 - Scope

Scope

SIMS21 will be held at the Collegium Maximum in Kraków, Poland September 10-15, 2017.

The 2017 International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry will provide a stimulating forum for colleagues from both academia and industries to exchange results and new ideas on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and related techniques. The conference will cover advances in scientific knowledge from fundamental understanding to applications. Dedicated discussion sessions will focus on current possibilities and required developments of the technique, to address the future requirements and needs of technology and basic research.

Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:

Section 1: Fundamentals

  • Sputtering/Desorption/Ionization processes - FN1
  • Data Processing, Analysis and Interpretation - FN2
  • Quantification, Metrology and Standardization - FN3

Section 2: Organic and Biological

  • Depth Profiling/Organics - OB1
  • Polymers and Organic Coatings - OB2
  • Cell and Tissue Imaging - OB3
  • BioMedical Materials and Applications - OB4

Section 3: Semiconductors, Metals and Nanomaterials

  • Depth Profiling/Inorganics - SN1
  • Micro- and Optoelectronic Materials - SN2
  • Nanomaterials/Nanostructures - SN3

Section 4: Other Applications

  • Geology, Geo- and Cosmochemistry - OA1
  • Environment/Nuclear Safeguards/Forensics/Cultural Heritage - OA2
  • Industrial Applications - OA3

Section 5: Pushing the boundaries

  • Novel Techniques and Instrumentation - PB1
  • Enhanced Ionization Methodologies - PB2
  • New Strategies for Challenging Samples - PB3

Section 6: Related Methods

  • Ambient Mass Spectrometry - RM1
  • Atom Probe and Other Mass Spectrometries - RM2
  • Multi-technique Approach to Materials Characterization - RM3

The conference follows previous meetings that were held in Münster, Germany (1977); Stanford, USA (1979); Budapest, Hungary (1981); Osaka, Japan (1983); Washington, USA (1985); Paris, France (1987); Monterey, USA (1989); Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1991); Yokohama, Japan (1993); Münster, Germany (1995); Orlando, USA (1997); Brussels, Belgium (1999); Nara, Japan (2001); San Diego, USA (2003); Manchester, England (2005); Kanazawa, Japan (2007); Toronto, Canada (2009); Riva-del-Garda, Italy (2011); Jeju, South Korea (2013); Seattle, USA (2015).

Announcements

  • 14 November 2017

    Manuscript submission deadline moved to 15 December 2017.
  • 22 September 2017

    Photos taken during the conference can be found here.

    A movie from the Banquet is still to come.
  • 15 September 2017

    SIMS XXII
    20-25 October 2019
    Kyoto, Japan

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