SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
New Developments in Photodetection
Beaune, France, June 21-25, 1999
K. Arisaka (USA)
P. Besson (DSM-CEA)
Secretariat of the Conference :
F. Dykstra (IPN Orsay)
For scientific and general
Following the first edition, the Second International Conferenceon
"New Developments in Photodetection" will be held at:
The meeting is organized by the Direction des Sciences de la Matière(DSM-CEA),
the Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physiquedes Particules
(IN2P3-CNRS) and the Université de Bourgogne.
The Conference will be devoted to scientific knowledge on photodetection techniques for experiments in Elementary Particle Physics, Nuclear Sciences and Astrophysics as well as applications of such techniques in Biologyand Medicine.
Topics will cover recent developments and progress in well established and emerging technologies of photodetection (visible, X and gamma) by photomultipliers, solid state devices and hybrid photodetectors.
The specific use of photodetectors in various disciplines will bediscussed. Some emphasis will be put on the progress foreseen in the near future from both technological and economical points of view. In particular,new industrial achievements in solid state devices, critical issues concerning radiation damage, power consumption, dedicated electronics and calibration standards, will be addressed.
During the Conference, a permanent exhibition will display new products
from photodetector and electronics Companies.
The scientific program will be divided into four parts. The conference language is English.
- Review talks in plenary session
- Contributed papers in
Only abstracts and summaries as described in the following section
will be accepted.
- Poster sessions
Deadline to participate at the
exhibition: March 30, 1999.
Please, use the following registration form. Receipt of the registration form will not be further acknowledged. The application becomes valid only after payment of the conference fee. As the number of participants is limited to approx. 220, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.
The cost for the participation to the conference is indivisible and will be 2750 FF or 419,2 EURO, including : registration fee, proceedings of the conference, lunch for 5 days, coffee breaks, wine tasting and social dinner. No participation will be confirmed in the absence of the payment
All payments must be made in French Francs or EURO. As we have to pay high charges per transfer, please, group together money transactions whenever possible and please, make sure that your name(s) is(are) clearly indicated.
- By bank check, payable in France and made out to the order of: "Trésorerie de Saclay"
- By bank transfer (enclosed an official copy
of the bank transfer) ordered to:
Banque Nationale de Paris
- By credit card: only VISA, Eurocards and MasterCard's will be accepted.
Payment of the conference fee must be receivedby
May 21, 1999 and sent to:
After the deadline, registrations will be accepted only in case of disponibility and the fee will be increased by 20%. In case of cancellation later than June 1st, 1999, only 80% of the fee will be refund.
The name of Beaune makes you think of Bourgogne (Burgundy), a nice region of France, wine, and gastronomy. This little town is located 160 km from Lyon, 220 km from Geneva, and 340 km from Paris. Beaune is a fameous forits Gothic style "Hospices de l'Hotel Dieu" erected in 1443. This monument with its multicolored tiles is today considered a jewel of medieval architecture.
The inner old city is car free and you will enjoy walking in thetypical old streets. Near Beaune you can visit some Bourgogne's finest wineries, but also Roman churches.
You can reach Beaune either by train or by plane. From Paris, it takes only two hours by the fast train called TGV. By plane, you can arrive at the Dijon-Bourgogne airport (30km from Beaune).
The conference will be held at the "Palais des Congrès" located close to both the city center (about 600 meters) and hotels.
You can get more information on the WEB: http://www.beaune.palaiscongres.com
The conference registration will start on Sunday 20 from 15:00 until
18:00 and Monday 21 at 9:00. A lunch will be served on Monday 21 from 12:00
until 13:45. The conference will be officially opened on Monday 21 at 14:00.