17th International Colloquium
on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM17)

Abstract submission

Deadline: Oct 31, 2009.

Abstract submission can be done on-line from the registration form indicated below. Please follow the guidance.

Correspondence regarding the abstract submission should be made to ICSPM17 organizing committee <icspm17@dora.bk.tsukuba.ac.jp>.

Abstract Format

Abstract should be submitted from the online form below as a PDF file.

Preparation of your abstract for ICSPM17

H. Dora1 and H. Uozu2

1 Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tsukuba,
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8573, Japan.
2 Department of Physics, Aoyama Gakuin University,
Chitosedai 6-16-1, Setagaya 157-8572, Japan.

A one-page abstract should be prepared in the following format: (1) Use a sheet of A4 size paper. (2) Use 12 points Times New Roman or similar fonts. (3) The width of each line should not exceed 17.5 cm or 7.0 inch. (4) Start the first line leaving the space of 2.5 cm or 1.0 inch on the upper side. (5) Title, author's names, and affiliations should be centered. (6) Insert one blank line between the affiliations and the main text. (7) Main text should be fully justified with a single spacing. (8) Use bold face with bigger fonts for title but not for authors, affiliations, and the main text. (9) Please underline the presenting author. (10) Leave the space of 2.5 cm or 1.0 inch at lease on the bottom of the text. Page number will be printed there.

[1] Abstract should be submitted as a PDF file from the online form.
[2] Deadline is Oct 31, 2009.

Registration for Attendance

Dead line: Nov 30, 2009.

Correspondence regarding the registration for attendance should be made to ICSPM17 organizing committee <icspm17@dora.bk.tsukuba.ac.jp>.

We do not send a printed bulletin. All information will be informed by this website and e-mails.

Registration Fees

Registration fee covers: admission to the colloquim, a copy of the abstract book, a copy of proceeding, two nights stay and meals at Atagawa Heights, banquet, refreshments during breaks.

In accordance with the Japanese traditional style at a hot spa resort, hotel rooms will be shared by several people. If you have friends with whom you want to share the room, write the friends' names in the comment field of the registration form.

Regular Student
Member A 39,000 yen 29,000 yen
Member B 44,000 yen 34,000 yen
Member C 50,000 yen 37,000 yen
Non member 55,000 yen 39,000 yen
*All fees are in Japanese yen.

Member A:
Thin Film and Surface Physics Division of Japan Society of Applied Physics
Member B:
Japan Society of Applied Physics; American Physical Society; Europian Physical Society; Institute of Physics; IEEE/EDS; IEEE/LEOS; IEEE; Optical Society of America (OSA); The Korean Physical Society
Member C:
Physical Society of Japan; Chemical Society of Japan; Japan Institute of Metals; Surface Science Society of Japan; Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers; Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan; Catalysis Society of Japan; Electrochemical Society of Japan; Surface Finishing Society of Japan; Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy; Society of Polymer Science, Japan; Japan Society for Precision Engineering

Bank transfer

Registration fee should be sent by a bank transfer in Japanese yen using the name of each participant.

Bank Account:
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Head Office
(1-1-2 Yurakucho, Chiyodaku, 100-0006 Tokyo, Japan)

Account number: #3938905
Account name: thin film and surface physics division

Cancellation policy

No refund will be made.

Registration Form

Abstract submission for contributing papers and registration for attending the conference can be done online from the next link.

>>> [ICSPM17 Registration]

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