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The 38th Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis is being hosted by the AVS Hudson Mohawk Chapter, the CNSE Student Chapter, and the RPI Student Chapter of the AVS and will be held at the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, SUNY Polytechnic Institute. 

As is traditional for the meeting, an equipment exhibition will be held, featuring vendors of surface analytical and vacuum technology equipment.

Student participation in this meeting is highly encouraged. There will be monetary prizes for the best student poster and oral presentations.

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Topics

All traditional and emerging methods of surface, thin film, and nano materials analyses, and their applications, will be considered, including technique/instrument development, data reduction/handling, and sample preparation.

Applications in the following areas are particularly encouraged: 

  • Alternative Energy (solar, batteries, etc)
  • Bio and Biomaterials
  • High k-dielectrics
  • Advanced interconnects
  • Nanoanalysis
  • Catalysis
  • Environmental
  • Practical Use of Synchrotron Radiation
  • Material characterization challenges

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Keynote Speakers

  • Dick Brundle, C. R. Brundle & Associates
    XPS Composition and Speciation
    A roughly 50 year perspective based entirely on personal perspective

  • Dave Castner, University of Washington
    Biomedical Surface Analysis: Recent Advances and Opportunities

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Invited Speakers

Click here for current list of speakers and topics

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Presentation Guidelines

  • Invited: 40 minutes
  • Contributed: 20 minutes

A master computer will be provided for you to use during your presentation or you may also bring your own laptop. PowerPoint is the preferred presentation medium.  

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Organizing Committee

  • Tom Cardinal (RPI Student Chapter)
  • Alain Diebold (CNSE)
  • Harry Efstathiadis (CNSE)
  • Steve Novak (CNSE)
  • Nick Pieniazek (CNSE Student Chapter)
  • Ganpati Ramanath (RPI)
  • Bill Sgammato (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
  • Indira P. Seshadri (IBM)
  • Vincent Smentkowski (General Electric)
  • Carl A. Ventrice, Jr. (CNSE)
  • Gilad Zorn (General Electric)

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Conference Chairs

Alain Diebold
Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: (518) 956-7363
ADiebold@sunypoly.edu
Vin Smentkowski
General Electric Global Research Center
1 Research Circle
P.O. Box 8, K1, 1d41
Niskayuna, NY 12309
Phone: 518-387-5467
vincent_smentkowski@avs.org
Carl A. Ventrice, Jr.
Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: (518) 437-8693
CVentrice@sunypoly.edu

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