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NIBS 2008 

 1st International Conference on Negative Ions, Beams and Sources

(9)10-12 September 2008, Aix-en-Provence, France

The 1st International Conference on Negative Ions, Beams and Sources-(NBIS-2008), previously named the "Symposium on the Production and Neutralization of Negative Ion Beams", (PNNIB), will be held in the Aquabella Hotel, downtown in Aix-en-Provence, located in the south of France, from the 10th until the 12th of September 2008. The conference will be organized by the Association Euratom/CEA Cadarache.

The aim of the conference is to provide a discussion forum covering all areas of negative ions sources and beams . The following main topics are included:

 1. Fundamental processes and modelling
2. H- and D- Sources for Fusion, accelerators and other applications
3. Other negative ion sources
4. Beam Formation and low energy Transport
5. Beam acceleration and neutralization
6. Applications

latest news                                                 Key dates

  • April 2009 : AIP Proceedings available
  • Sept. 05: last programme update
  • June 26: authors instructions for proceedings papers
  • May 28: notifications sent to authors. Detailed agenda and all abstacts available here
  • May 22:  programme changes:
  1. Cadarache and ITER site tour on Tuesday afternoon, 9th of September.
  2. Two sessions added: one oral (Friday afternoon) and one poster (Thursday afternoon).
  • Sept. 10, 2008: Deadline for paper.
    For an effective reviewing, we would appreciate if you could submit your paper (as well as the Transfer of Copright Agreement) by e-mail as soon as possible.
  • Aug. 25, 2008: Deadline for Cadarache visit registration
  • June 30, 2008: Late registration
  • May 15, 2008: Notification of acceptance
  • March 30, 2008: Final date for abstract submission. Extended to the 30th april 2008; however, the organizing committee would appreciate to be informed of your intention to participate with the proposed paper title (nibs2008@cea.fr)
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Scientific Program Committee

M. Bacal, EP Palaiseau (France)
D. Faircloth, CCLRC (UK)  
Y. Belchenko, INP Novosibirsk (Russia)
R. Gobin, CEA Saclay (France)
R. Hemsworth, ITER Org.
T. Inoue, JAERI Naka (Japan)
E. Surrey, UKAEA Culham (England)
W. Kraus, IPP Garching (Germany)
K. N. Leung, LBNL Berkeley (USA)
J. Peters, DESY Hamburg (Germany)
M. Stockli, ORNL (USA)
Y. Takeiri, NIFS Toki (Japan)
Y Hwang, SNU (Korea)
R. Keller, LANL (USA)

Local Organising Committee   e-mail: nibs2008@cea.fr

A. Simonin (CEA) : Chairman
R. Hemsworth (ITER) : Co-Chairman
D. Boilson (DCU)
T. Hutter (CEA)
P. Lotte (CEA)
P. Vatblé (secretary)

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