A.Ya. Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IRE NASU)
Ukraine, Kharkiv, 4-7 December 2012
Conference website: YSC-2012

YSC 2012 is the 12th Kharkiv Young Scientists Conference on Radiophysics, Electronics, Photonics and Biophysics.

Following the success of previous conferences, A.Ya. Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of National Academy of Science of Ukraine (IRE NASU) and Young Scientists Council of IRE NASU are pleased to announce the 12th Kharkiv Young Scietntists Conference. YSC 2012 will be held in Kharkiv, Ukraine on December 4 – 7 and hosted by IRE NASU.

We invite graduate and post-graduate students and young scientists (under 35 y.o.) who work in any of the mentioned here fields to take part with 15-minute oral or poster presentation in our conference. We also invite leading scientists in Radiophysics, Electronics, Photonics and Biophysics to present 30-minute oral review talks at the plenary session of the Conference.

A.Ya. Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IRE NASU)
Ukraine, Kharkiv, 4-7 December 2012
Conference website: YSC-2012

YSC 2012 is the 12th Kharkiv Young Scientists Conference on Radiophysics, Electronics, Photonics and Biophysics.

Following the success of previous conferences, A.Ya. Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of National Academy of Science of Ukraine (IRE NASU) and Young Scientists Council of IRE NASU are pleased to announce the 12th Kharkiv Young Scietntists Conference. YSC 2012 will be held in Kharkiv, Ukraine on December 4 – 7 and hosted by IRE NASU.

We invite graduate and post-graduate students and young scientists (under 35 y.o.) who work in any of the mentioned here fields to take part with 15-minute oral or poster presentation in our conference. We also invite leading scientists in Radiophysics, Electronics, Photonics and Biophysics to present 30-minute oral review talks at the plenary session of the Conference.

Conference Topics:
1. Optics and Photonics
– physics of advanced and novel lasers (solid, gas, chemical etc.);
– active media for lasers;
– laser resonators;
– optical waveguides and optical beam propagation;
– nonlinear and high-speed optics;
– quantum optics (quantum states,information and chaos);
– organic coherent optics;
– application of lasers in modern technologies (optical communication, range finders, laser weapon etc.);
– laser spectroscopy;
– interaction of laser beam with microobjects;
– holography;
– lasers in medicine (therapy,diagnostics and surgery);
– optical measurement and instrumentation.

2. Computational and experimental electromagnetics – antennas (reflectors, lens, printed, etc.)
– antenna arrays
– resonators (open, closed, passive, active)
– waveguides (metallic, dielectric, planar, etc.)
– gratings and frequency-selective surfaces
– decelerating systems
– quasioptical systems
– passive devices (filters, splitters, phase shifters, etc.)
– methods of analysis (analytical and numerical)
– methods of optimization
– measurements

3. Biophysics
– molecular biophysics
– applied biophysics
– cell biophysics
– molecular modelling
– cryobiophysics
– nanobiophysics

4. Microwave and terahertz electronics
– fast wave devices
– slow wave devices
– microwave/RF plasma interaction
– vacuum and semiconductor microelectronics
– microwave systems
– X-ray and Terahertz radiation sources
– charged particle beams and sources

5. Geoscience and remote sensing
– radiowave propagation
– satellite navigation
– synthetic aperture radars (SAR)
– processing of radar signals and images
– passive radars
– scattering models

6. Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics
– radio emission from the Sun and stars
– galactic and extragalactic radio astronomy
– spectral lines, pulsars and relict radiation
– interplanetary medium. Planetary radio emission
– radio telescopes, interferometers and radio astronomy equipment

7. Nano- and metamaterials
– photonic/electromagnetic crystals
– negative index materials
– planar metamaterial structures, meta-surfaces
– chiral structures
– granular, layered nanostructures and nanotubes
– superconductor materials
– liquid crystals
– nonlinear materials
– experimental studies and characterization of metamaterials
– analytical and numerical modelling of metamaterials
– application of metamaterials in microwave, THz and optical ranges

8. Solid-state radiophysics
– solid-state plasma
– electromagnetic wave propagation and interaction
– acoustic waves
– surface waves
– nonlinear electromagnetic properties of solid-state structures
– quantum phenomena
– electron transport

Important Dates
30 Sep 2012 – Deadline for on-line registration and paper submission
31 Oct 2012 – Paper acceptance notification
4-7 Dec 2012 – Conference dates

Conference Topics:
1. Optics and Photonics
– physics of advanced and novel lasers (solid, gas, chemical etc.);
– active media for lasers;
– laser resonators;
– optical waveguides and optical beam propagation;
– nonlinear and high-speed optics;
– quantum optics (quantum states,information and chaos);
– organic coherent optics;
– application of lasers in modern technologies (optical communication, range finders, laser weapon etc.);
– laser spectroscopy;
– interaction of laser beam with microobjects;
– holography;
– lasers in medicine (therapy,diagnostics and surgery);
– optical measurement and instrumentation.

2. Computational and experimental electromagnetics – antennas (reflectors, lens, printed, etc.)
– antenna arrays
– resonators (open, closed, passive, active)
– waveguides (metallic, dielectric, planar, etc.)
– gratings and frequency-selective surfaces
– decelerating systems
– quasioptical systems
– passive devices (filters, splitters, phase shifters, etc.)
– methods of analysis (analytical and numerical)
– methods of optimization
– measurements

3. Biophysics
– molecular biophysics
– applied biophysics
– cell biophysics
– molecular modelling
– cryobiophysics
– nanobiophysics

4. Microwave and terahertz electronics
– fast wave devices
– slow wave devices
– microwave/RF plasma interaction
– vacuum and semiconductor microelectronics
– microwave systems
– X-ray and Terahertz radiation sources
– charged particle beams and sources

5. Geoscience and remote sensing
– radiowave propagation
– satellite navigation
– synthetic aperture radars (SAR)
– processing of radar signals and images
– passive radars
– scattering models

6. Radio Astronomy and Astrophysics
– radio emission from the Sun and stars
– galactic and extragalactic radio astronomy
– spectral lines, pulsars and relict radiation
– interplanetary medium. Planetary radio emission
– radio telescopes, interferometers and radio astronomy equipment

7. Nano- and metamaterials
– photonic/electromagnetic crystals
– negative index materials
– planar metamaterial structures, meta-surfaces
– chiral structures
– granular, layered nanostructures and nanotubes
– superconductor materials
– liquid crystals
– nonlinear materials
– experimental studies and characterization of metamaterials
– analytical and numerical modelling of metamaterials
– application of metamaterials in microwave, THz and optical ranges

8. Solid-state radiophysics
– solid-state plasma
– electromagnetic wave propagation and interaction
– acoustic waves
– surface waves
– nonlinear electromagnetic properties of solid-state structures
– quantum phenomena
– electron transport

Important Dates
30 Sep 2012 – Deadline for on-line registration and paper submission
31 Oct 2012 – Paper acceptance notification
4-7 Dec 2012 – Conference dates