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19 Jun

C-Mac Days 2017 in Athens

The next C-MAC Days 2017 will be organised in Athens, Greece, from 20th till 23rd November 2017.The main purpose of C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on recent results achieved within the current year of the C-MAC network and to discuss directions for future research. For more details click here.... [...]

23 Mar

Open space between aperiodic order and strong electronic correlations - Annecy, France, June 19-22, 2017

Following the workshop held in Nagoya in November 2015, this second international workshop aims at exploring the frontiers between aperiodic order and strongly correlated electron systems.Aperiodic long range order, which encompasses incommensurately modulated structures, incommensurate composites and quasicrystals, is found in a very broad range of structures including minerals, oxide, intermetallic compounds, and also in very different systems ... [...]

13 Mar

C-MAC Euroschool 2017 in Split - 10-15/09/2017

We are pleased to announce C-MAC Euroschool in Material Science 2017 taking place in Split, Croatia, from September 10 to September 15 2017.The title of the Euroschool 2017 is Physical properties I – electrons, phonons and interactions in complex systems - it will review basics of electron and phonon properties, and their interactions in complex systems.Lectures include pedagogical introductions followed by tutorials where participants will app... [...]

26 Sep

C-MAC Days 2016 in Brastislava

C-MAC Days 2016 will be organized in Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, from  21st till  23rd November 2016. The main purpose of C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on recent results achieved within the current year of the C-MAC network and to discuss directions for future research. For more details click here.... [...]

09 Mar

The 13th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ13)

The 13th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ13) will be held on 18-23 September 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal. This is one of the series following the 1st workshop in Les Houches, France, the 2nd in Beijing, China, the 3rd Meeting in Vista-Hermosa, Mexico, the 4th Conference in St. Louis, USA, the 5th in Avignon, France, the 6th in Tokyo, Japan, the 7th in Stuttgart, Germany, the 8th in Bangalore, India, the 9th in Ames, USA, the 10th ... [...]

09 Mar

ECM-30 “Quasicrystal and Approximant: Structure and Properties”

Dear colleagues,We are delighted to announce that the microsymposium “Quasicrystal and Approximant: Structure and Properties” is now open for registration. It will be held within the 30th European Crystallography Meeting, ECM-30, 28 Aug. - 1 Sept. in Basel, Switzerland.Abstract submission deadline is 6 April 2016.http://ecm30.ecanews.org/abstracts/abstract-submission.htmlQuasicrystals and approximants share similar local atomic configurations... [...]

03 Dec

Euroschool 2016

The 2016 C-MAC Euroschool  entitled 'Third International school on Aperiodic Crystals', jointly organized with the IUCr and the Antwerp University, will be held 4-8 July 2016 in Antwerp, Belgium.   The basics of the analysis of aperiodic crystals will be explained for a non-specialist  audience, i.e. ph.d. students or experienced  scientists working in the field of crystallography, chemistry, material science or solid state phys... [...]

03 Dec

Transversal aspects of tilings

The school 'Transversal aspects of tilings' will be held in June 2016, Oleron France.For more details visit the web site here... [...]

29 Sep

Geo-Dyn2015 Workshop

The workshop , Geometry and dynamics of quasiperiodic structures, will be held in Paris the 30 Nov and 1 Dec 2015.This interdisciplinary workshop aims to present some recent theoretical and experimental developments in quasicrystals and in random systems.  It will present the state of the art, and propose new directions for experiment and theory, with the objective of fostering collaborations between mathematical physics, and the physics of ... [...]

02 Jul

C-MAC Days 2015

Dear Colleagues, C-MAC Days 2015 will be organized by the SIMaP in Grenoble on 24th-25th November 2015. The main purpose of C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on recent results achieved within the current year of the C-MAC action and to discuss directions for future research. Contributions will cover research topics related to complex metallic alloys and compounds ranging from basic to application oriented researc... [...]

21 May

Joint Intelhyb-CMAC meeting – Dresden, 30 th September 2015

Announcement for the Joint Intelhyb-CMAC meeting – Dresden, 30 th September 2015 Following the previous workshops on mechanical properties of CMA and related composites, a joint workshop will be organized with the Intelhyb ERC project (http://www.intelhyb-project.eu/ ) on September 30th 2015 in Dresden. The purpose of this workshop is to identify in a one day meeting the possible collaborative works. Short communications focussed on hybri... [...]

06 Mar

Euroschool 2015

Euroschool 2015 will be held in Bratislaval in June 2015. See website for details... [...]

19 Dec

1st Intl. Symp. on Physics of Surfaces and Interfaces, from Fundamentals to Sustainable Applications

Surfaces and interfaces are key to many technological issues such as friction, adhesion, corrosion, catalysis, optics, etc. that in turn determine environmental developments and sustainability in our future. Major investments by our industries go to such issues. Therefore, surface and interface science has become in recent decades an increasingly important research topic as well as an interdisciplinary field between physics, crystallography, chem... [...]

20 Jun

C-MAC Days 2014

Dear Colleagues, C-MAC Days 2014 will be organized by the Institute of Physics (www.ifs.hr), Zagreb, Croatia, during December 8 – 11, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Institute of Physics, Bijenička 46, HR-10 000 Zagreb. Participants will be accommodated at hotel Central, Branimirova 3, HR-10000 Zagreb, (http://www.hotel-central.en/). The main purpose of C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on recent results achieved ... [...]

12 Jun

Reimbursement

Dear Colleagues, A new tab entitled “reimbursement” is now available on the C-MAC website. There, you will find the expenses form and address required to claim your reimbursement.   C-MAC NSU.... [...]

06 Jun

C-MAC Workshop on “Mechanical properties of CMA and related composites”

C-MAC Workshop Aachen 16-17 september 2014 A workshop will be organized by the RAD "Mechanical properties of CMA and related composites" in Aachen on 16-17 september 2014. This workshop will be centred on defect structures, mechanical properties and deformation mechanisms of CMA phase. We wish that this meeting will be an opportunity for very open discussion including comparison with other types of complex materials even non metallic. All ... [...]

18 Feb

Euroschool 2014

Euroschool 2014 will be held in Liverpool in June 2014. See website for details... [...]

14 Feb

IUCr congress in Montreal August 5-12 August 2014

Dear colleagues, The IUCr congress will take place this year in Montreal August 5-12 August 2014 There is  a large number of MS related to complex metallic alloys and aperiodic order (see the list below) The deadline for submitting an abstract to the 23rd Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr 2014) has been extended to 18 February 2014. To submit your abstract online, please go to iucr2014.org/side... [...]

06 Aug

C-MAC Days 2013

Dear Colleagues, C-MAC Days 2013 will take place in Ljubljana  9th-12th December 2013. See : cmac2013.eucmac.eu The main purpose of the C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on the most recent results achieved within the last year of the C-MAC Consortium and to discuss directions for future research.Contributions will cover the field of metallic alloys and compounds ranging from basic to application oriented research: Develo... [...]

17 Apr

12th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ12)

The 12th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ12) will be held on September 1 - 6, 2013, at the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, AGH University, Krakow, Poland. ICQ12 provides an excellent opportunity to learn about new results in the field of quasicrystals and related topics. The ICQ12 follows the Nobel Prize given to Dan Shechtman in 2011 for the discovery of quasicrystals. Professor Shechtman will be an honou... [...]

14 Feb

2013 edition of the Promotional Lecture

C-MAC RAD-GM would like to announce the opening of the Call for Promotional Lecture 2013. For more information please visit this link.... [...]

18 Dec

New edition of “Quasicrystals: A Primer”

We are pleased to annouce the second edition of “quasicrystals: A Primer” by Christian Janot, Institut Laue-Langevin, France... [...]

07 Nov

Euroschool 2013-2nd International School on Aperiodic Crystals

Dear Colleagues,We are pleased to announce the second international school on aperiodic crystals jointly organized by the IUCr Commission on Aperiodic crystals and the European C-MAC network.The second school on aperiodic crystals aims at introducing crystal structures of aperiodic crystals (incommensurately modulated phases, incommensurate composites phases and quasicrystals). A series of lectures by experts in the field of aperiodic crystals wi... [...]

22 Aug

Promotional Lecture 2012

RAD-GM has the pleasure to inform you that in the 2012 edition of Promotional Lecture two female scientists, Dr. Marta Lipinska Chwalek from FZJ and Dr. Anja Waske from IFW Dresden, were awarded the Promotional Lecture 2012. Both awardees are to present Promotional Lectures at the institutions of their choice by the end of 2012.Congratulations!... [...]

01 Aug

C-MAC Days 2012, 10th-13th December 2012

Dear Colleagues, C-MAC Days 2012 will take place in Kraków, 10th-13th of December 2012. Please visit the C-MAC Days 2012 web page under: cmac2012.eucmac.eu     The main purpose of the C-MAC Days is to provide comprehensive information on the most recent results achieved within the last year of the C-MAC Consortium and to discuss directions for future research.  Contributions will cover the field of complex metallic al... [...]

05 May

Workshop on the surface structure determination using X-ray synchrotron radiation.

Grenoble 24 Mai 9h – 25 Mai 14h The purpose of the workshop is to bring along specialists of the surface structure determination and researchers in the field of complex metallic alloys (CMA) in particular for the structure determination of CMA (bulk or surface). The workshop will focus on the technique of surface diffraction, its application on simple systems and its generalization for complex metallic alloys. Whereas the technique is wide... [...]

02 May

2nd International Symposium on Intermetallic Compounds in Methanol Steam Reforming

Dear all,It is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the 2nd International Symposium on Intermetallic Compounds in Methanol Steam Reforming. The webpage for the Symposium can be found at http://symposium.methanol-to-hydrogen.eu/. The symposium is organized by the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and TEMAS AG, grant holder of the COST action CM0904, under participation of the COST action... [...]

12 Mar

Euroschool 2012- approaching deadline for registration

The Euroschool 2012 on “Intermetallic Compounds in Catalysis” will take place in Dresden on 22nd-27th April 2012. The deadline for registration is 31st March 2012. Some places are still available and you can visit the website following the link below.... [...]

24 Feb

CMAC Workshop Grenoble 21-22 may 2012

A workshop will be organized by the RAD "Mechanical properties of CMA and related composites" in Grenoble on the 21th-22nd May .  This workshop will cover the following aspects of CMA and CMA containing composites: mechanical properties (included related microstructures and deformation mechanisms), elaboration and processing, structural and mechanical characterization of nanostructured materials, with emphasis on recent results and new adv... [...]

03 Feb

27-28 February 2012, Workshop on “Cage compounds” organised in Vienna

The research and activity domain (RAD) "Materials for thermoelectricity and magneto-calorimetry" of the European Integrated Center for the Development of New Metallic Alloys and Compounds (C-MAC) is organizing a workshop on "Cage compounds".... [...]

05 Oct

Nobel Prize in chemistry 2011 awarded to Dan Shechtman

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 was awarded to Dan Shechtman "for the discovery of quasicrystals"In the name of C-MAC I express my deepest congratulations to Dan Shechtman for this prestigious Prize. His discovery has led to a revolution in solid state physic and chemistry. Although they are now better understood, quasicrystals remain  fascinating materials and are one of our main research area within C-MAC.    Marc de Boissieu&n... [...]

14 Jul

CMAC Days 2011 - The University of Liverpool- 8-9th November 2011

CMAC Days 2011 has been hosted by the University of Liverpool on 8-9th November 2011. For an overview of the meeting see the CMAC Days 2011 mini-site... [...]

01 Apr

C-MAC Euroschool 2011 Toulouse, 22.05.-27.05.2011

The European Center for the development of new metallic alloys and compound (C-MAC) is organizing a School entitled - Structure and Crystal chemistry of complex metallic alloys The purpose of the school is to give the basis of the crystallography and crystallo-chemistry allowing a better understanding of complex metallic alloys. A thorough introduction to the concepts of crystal chemistry and chemical bonding will be given and followed ... [...]

07 Mar

C-MAC RAD-GM Call for Promotional Lecture

The Research Activity Domain on Gender Mainstreaming (RAD-GM) Call for a Promotional Lecture 2011 is a continuation of the CMA VIU-GM Promotional Lectures organized yearly since 2006 (www.cma-ecnoe.net). They are part of the Gender Equality Action Plan. The GE Action Plan foresees the promotion of female scientists in the field of research via financial support for young PhDs in promoting their lectures (so called “Promotional Lectures”... [...]