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Scientific Programme


Each day of the conference will open with a plenary lecture being presented by

Philippe Walter (Paris, FR),
Maria Asensio (Saint Aubin, FR),
Christian Teichert (Leoben, AT),
Kai Nordlund (Helsinki, FI),
Ludvik Martinu (Montreal, CA)

The sessions of the general Scientific Programme will be grouped according to the topics of the IUVSTA Divisions. In addition, a special session on “Vacuum in Accelerators” complements the program to acknowledge CERN as the co-organiser of this conference. The invited speakers in these sessions will be:

Pure and Applied Surface Science
Maya Kiskinova (Trieste, IT), Pascal Ruffieux (Dübendorf, CH)

Uros Cvelbar (Ljubljana, SI)

Electronic Materials and Processing
Oliver Ambacher (Freiburg, DE)

Nanometer Structures
Lars Montelius (Braga, PT)

Plasma Science and Technology
Daniel Lundin (Orsay, FR)

Thin Films and Surface Engineering
Asim Aijaz (Uppsala, SE); Philippe Djemia (Paris, FR)

Vacuum Science and Technology
Irina Graur Martin (Marseille, FR)

Vacuum in Accelerators
Carmine Maletta (Arcavacata di Rende, IT)


A special session on Monday afternoon will be devoted to the 60th anniversary of IUVSTA, including plenary lectures of

Joe Greene, U. of Illinois (US), Linköping University (SE),Taiwan Tech (TW),
Anne L’Huillier, Lund University (SE),
Cristoforo Benvenuti, CERN (CH),
Claude Nicollier, ESA (EU)



Schweizerische Vakuumgesellschaft (Société Suisse du Vide) (Swiss Vacuum Society)
c/o Pfeiffer Vacuum (Schweiz) AG, Förrlibuckstrasse 30, 8005 Zürich
Contact the Main Conference Secretariat or call +41 76 823 44 80