[Neutron] Reminder: QENS2006 early registration deadline May 1

Wright, Moya moywrigh at indiana.edu
Fri Apr 28 16:17:40 CDT 2006



Bloomington, IN, USA

June 14-17, 2006




Early registration deadline:   may 1


hotel reservation deadline:   may 10










The Eighth International Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Conference (QENS2006) <http://www.iucf.indiana.edu/events/qens2006>  will be held at the Bloomington Convention Center, Bloomington, Indiana, June 14-17, 2006. 

The 2006 Conference is organized by the Low Energy Neutron Source (LENS) group at Indiana University Cyclotron Facility.



Dan Neumann - Plenary Speaker (NIST, USA)

"QENS: Recent trends and future opportunities" 


H. Eugene Stanley - Keynote Speaker (Boston University, USA)

"Relation between the Widom Line and the Fragility Transition in Bulk Water and in Protein Hydration Water"


Jörg Pieper - Keynote Speaker (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)

"Laser-induced protein dynamics"


Dobrin Bossev (Indiana University Cyclotron Facility, USA)

"Dynamics of self-assembled membranes" 


Joseph E. Curtis (NIST, USA)

"Temperature and Hydration Dependence of the Dynamics of Proteins and Nucleic Acids:  Microscopic Insight from Molecular Dynamics Simulations"


Toshiji Kanaya (Kyoto University, Japan)

"Inelastic and quasielastic neutron scattering from polymer thin films"


Janna Maranas (Penn State University, USA)

"The influence of trehalose on melting and dynamics in dehydrated phospholipid  bilayers"


Mitsutaka Nakamura (JAEA, Japan)

"Low-energy dynamics of superionic glass: Evidence for a direct relation with ionic conductivity"


Helen Thompson (ISIS, Rutherford Laboratory, UK)

"Proton dynamics in metal ammonia solutions and expanded metals: experiments and simulations"


Toshio Yamaguchi (Fukuoka University, Japan)

"Dynamics of water in confined media"


Jean-Marc Zanotti (Laboratoire Léon Brillouin, C.E.A. Saclay, France)

"Dynamics of a polymer electrolyte under confinement"



Abstracts for papers and posters are being solicited on related topics. NEW Deadline for abstract submission is April 21, 2006. Each contributed talk will be 20 minutes, and there will be two poster sessions (June 15 and 16). 




Abstract submission (oral and poster)                            April 21, 2006

Application for financial support                                    April 15, 2006

Conference registration (early-bird)                               May 1, 2006

Hotel reservations                                                         May 10, 2006



On-line registration is now available through the QENS2006 website.

Early registration (before May 1, 2006)             US$375

Late registration (after May 1, 2006)                             US$450



The Organizing Committee has applied for funding in support of travel grants.  Preference will be given to undergraduate and graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty.



Visit the QENS2006 website at http://www.iucf.indiana.edu/events/qens2006 or contact the Conference Coordinator at iucfconf at indiana.edu or phone 812-855-5466.



Moya Wright

QENS2006 Coordinator

IU Cyclotron Facility

2401 Milo B.Sampson Lane

Bloomington, IN 47408

Tel: 812-855-5466 Fax: 812-855-6645

E-mail: moywrigh at indiana.edu


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