General Sponsor

Della Miller
110 Yellowstone Dr., Suite 120
Chico, CA 95973

Phone: 530-896-0477
Fax: 530-896-0487

SIMS XX will be held at the Westin Seattle in Seattle, Washington, from Sept. 13-18, 2015.

The 2015 International Conference on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry will provide a forum for colleagues from both academia and industries throughout the World to exchange results and new ideas on Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry and related techniques. The conference will cover advancements of scientific knowledge from fundamentals to applications. Discussion on present possibilities and future developments of the technique, in view of the future requirements coming from technology and basic research, will be particularly solicited also with dedicated discussion sessions. 

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

  • Fundamentals
  • Ionization Processes
  • Data Processing/Analysis/Interpretation
  • Image and Data Fusion
  • Quantitation
  • Depth Profiling/Inorganics
  • Depth Profiling/Organics
  • Ultra High Spatial Resolution SIMS
  • Life Science and Biotechnology
  • Sample Prep & Analysis of Biological Samples
  • Biological Imaging
  • Medical Applications
  • Microelectronics
  • Polymers and Molecular Surfaces/Films
  • Geology, Geo- and Cosmochemistry
  • Archeology/Environment/Forensics
  • Nanomaterials/Nanotechnology
  • 3D Imaging of Complex Samples
  • Cs-SIMS
  • MeV-SIMS
  • Instrument Development
  • Cluster Ions
  • Complementary Techniques and Multi-technique Approaches (XPS, AFM, GD-MS, ...)
  • Ion Scattering (LEIS, MEIS, etc.)
  • Atom Probe
  • Industrial Spplications
  • Adhesion
  • Energy Applications
  • Tribology/Sorrosion
  • Ambient Mass Spectrometry (DESI, DICE, …)
  • In-situ liquid SIMS


The Westin Seattle  is a AAA Four Diamond award-winning, downtown Seattle hotel. Ideally situated in downtown Seattle, The Westin Seattle offers the best of the city at your doorstep. With spectacular views of the Puget Sound and Mt. Rainer, and located only blocks from the Flagship Nordstrom Store, Pike Place Market, the Space Needle and the Seattle Art Museum, The Westin Seattle will provide you with the ultimate Pacific Northwest hotel experience. Our concierge team is available to provide you with city maps and directions or to book reservations and tours.

Conference Chair
Dave Castner, University of Washington

Conference Information and Office
Della Miller

110 Yellowstone Dr., Suite 120
Chico CA 95973

Phone: 530-896-0477
Fax: 530-896-0487

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