Program overview


Registration and accommodation information


Announcements

Program overview

The 61st DAE Solid State Physics Symposium (DAE SSPS 2016) will be held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar-751024, Odisha during December 26-30, 2016. The scientific deliberations at the symposium will cover a wide range of topics in condensed matter physics, in the form of invited talks, seminars, and contributory papers. In addition, there will be talks by Young Achiever Award nominees and the presentation of the Ph.D. thesis. Accepted contributory papers will be presented as posters and a few will be selected for the oral presentation.

Subject Categories

  • Phase transitions
  • Soft condensed matter including biological systems
  • Nano-materials
  • Experimental techniques and devices
  • Glasses and amorphous systems
  • Surfaces, interfaces and thin films
  • Electronic structures and phonons
  • Single crystals
  • Transport properties
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Superconductivity, magnetism and spintronics
  • Novel materials

The proceedings of the symposium will be published online by the American Institute of Physics (AIP).

National Advisory Committee
Sekhar Basu DAE, Mumbai
P. P. Mathur KIIT University, Bhubaneswar
G. Amarendra IGCAR, Kalpakkam
D. K. Aswal CSIR-NPL, New Delhi
S. L. Chaplot BARC, Mumbai
A. K. Das Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
P. D. Gupta RRCAT, Indore
A. K. Grover Punjab University, Chandigarh
A.K. Mohanty SINP, Kolkata
A. K. Raychaudhuri SNBNCBS, Kolkata
N.K. Sahoo BARC, Mumbai
E. V. Sampathkumaran TIFR, Mumbai
D. D. Sarma IISc, Bangalore
A.K. Sinha UGC-DAE-CSR, Indore
A. K. Sood IISc, Bangalore

 

Organizing Committee
Saibal Basu BARC, Mumbai Convener
Amitabh Das BARC, Mumbai Co-Convener
Sushant Kumar Sahoo KIIT University, Bhubaneswar Convener, Local Org. Com.
Shovit Bhattacharya BARC, Mumbai Scientific Secretary
Surendra Singh BARC, Mumbai Scientific Secretary
V. K. Aswal BARC, Mumbai Member
P. Ayyub TIFR, Mumbai Member
D. Bhattacharyya BARC, Mumbai Member
R. Chitra BARC, Mumbai Member
C. Das BRNS, Mumbai Member
M.N. Deo BARC, Mumbai Member
G. K. Dey BARC, Mumbai Member
S. K. Dhar TIFR, Mumbai Member
S.C. Gadkari BARC, Mumbai Member
T. Ganguli RRCAT, Indore Member
S. S. Major IITB, Mumbai Member
R. Mittal BARC, Mumbai Member
A. K. Nigam TIFR, Mumbai Member
G. Ravikumar BARC, Mumbai Member
S. B. Roy RRCAT, Indore Member
Sangeeta BRNS, Mumbai Member
P. U. Sastry BARC, Mumbai Member
P. V. Satyam IOP, Bhubaneswar Member
V. Siruguri UGC-DAE-CSR, Mumbai Member
K. G. Suresh IITB, Mumbai Member
S. M. Yusuf BARC, Mumbai Member

Important deadlines
Paper submission : August 16, 2016
Acceptance of Paper : October 05, 2016
Registration : November 04, 2016
Accommodation Requests : November 04, 2016
Financial Assistance Requests : November 04, 2016

Paper Submission

Submission of the manuscript at the website will be opened in the first week of July 2016.

You will need to create a 'user account' at the symposium website to submit a paper. Please use the Microsoft Word templates available at the symposium website to prepare manuscripts and abstracts. The Microsoft word (DOC) files of manuscript and abstract and a PDF version of the manuscript have to be uploaded at the website. Please remove the name and affiliation of the authors in the PDF version of the manuscript as it would be used for the refereeing purpose.

The length of the manuscripts will be minimum 2 pages and maximum 3 pages for contributed papers, 5 pages for YAA and Thesis and up to 6 pages for the invited talks.

Please note that papers given in the proper format only will be considered for further review and hence submit your valuable scientific work in the proper format. Also note that regular contributed and invited talk papers in the desired format and which are presented in the symposium only would be considered for publishing ONLINE in the proceedings of the symposium. Papers submitted for the Young Achiever Award (YAA) and Ph.D. Thesis Award will not be included in the proceedings.

Only one paper per registered participant will be considered. However, one can be a co-author of more than one paper.  

Acceptance of papers will be communicated by  October 05, 2016.
Please note that only those papers that are presented in the symposium will be considered for publishing in the online proceedings of the American Institute of Physics. Users would be able to edit/modify the paper via resubmission till August 16, 2016.

Copyright Transfer Form
The copyright transfer forms will be collected from the authors during the symposium.

Registration

If you have created an 'user account' at the symposium website for paper submission, the same can be used for the registration, otherwise create a new account.

Registration at the website will be opened from October 05, 2016 and all the participants need to register on or before November 04, 2016. 

The registration fees are as follows:

  • Research Students and Post-docs: Rs. 3000/-
  • Scientists and Faculty members : Rs. 4500/-


If you wish to attend the symposium without submitting a paper, then also you need to register by creating an 'user account'

The bank draft / online transfer details should be ready before you begin the registration at the website. The details of bank draft / online transfer are needed while registering for the symposium. The draft should be drawn in favour of "DAE SSPS 2016" payable at Mumbai.

Bank details for online transfer
Bank : State Bank of India
Branch : Trombay, BARC, Mumbai
Account name : DAE SSPS 2016
Account No. : 35931312593
IFSC Code : SBIN0001268

 

After completion of the registration, you will receive an email with all details. Copy of the email along with the bank draft / online transfer details should be sent by post so that it reaches to the Convener, DAE SSPS 2016, within 10 days of registration at the following address.

Convener
Prof. Saibal Basu
  Solid State Physics Division,
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
  Trombay, Mumbai 400 085, India.
  Email: convener.ssps2016@gmail.com

 

Financial Assistance

If you have already created an "User Account" for paper submission or registration, the same can be used for requesting financial assistance.
Sleeper class train fare by the shortest route will be provided, on request to a few deserving research students and post-docs presenting their thesis or paper. Participants attending the symposium for all 5 days will be eligible for financial assistance.

Request for the financial assistance via the website can be made fromOctober 5 to November 4, 2016. Certificate from parent institution, clearly stating that the participant has no access to funds from any other source, must also be sent to the Convener, DAE SSPS 2016 by November 10, 2016.

Convener
Prof. Saibal Basu
  Solid State Physics Division,
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
  Trombay, Mumbai 400 085, India.
  Email: convener.ssps2016@gmail.com

 

Accommodation

If you have already created an “User Account” for paper submission or registration, the same can be used to send the accommodation request.
Requests for the accommodation can be made via the website from October 5 to November 4, 2016.

Accommodation charges are as follows:

For Students: Rs. 2500/- (Full symposium period)
For Faculty and Scientists:
Accommodations for faculty and senior scientists can be arranged in Hotels and KIIT guest houses in and around KIIT University. Those who desire to book this accommodation should approach the Convener, Local Organizing Committee as early as possible (before November 04, 2016). It may be noted that Bhubaneswar is a tourist destination at this time of the year and getting affordable accommodation can be difficult. The details of tariff and booking may be obtained from the Convener, Local Organizing Committee 

The bank draft / Bank transaction details should be ready before you begin the 'request for accommodation' at the website. The details of bank draft are needed for this purpose. The draft should be drawn in favour of "KIITSSPS2016" payable at Bhubaneswar, India. And the bank details for online transfer are :

Bank: Allahabad Bank
Branch: KIIT
Account name:  KIITSSPS2016
Account No.:  50340838974
IFSC Code: ALLA0212027
MICR Code: 751010008
Branch Code: 212027

After completion of the request, you will receive an email with all details. Copy of the email along with the bank draft (for accommodation only) should be sent by post so that it reaches the following address within 10 days.

Convener, Local Organizing Committee
  Dr. Sushant Kumar Sahoo
  Assistant Professor,
  Department of Physics, School of Applied Sciences, KIIT University,
  Bhubaneswar-751024, Odisha, INDIA
  Email: sushant.sahoofpy@kiit.ac.in
  Mobile: +91- 9439185256


Further details regarding KIIT University can be obtained from University website http://www.kiit.ac.in/

Awards

Young Achiever Award
Nominations are invited for the Young Achiever Award form scientists (age below 40 years and having at least 3 years of research experience after Ph.D. degree) working in the field of condensed matter physics. The nominations should be submitted by August 16, 2016. Details related to this award are available at the website or may be obtained by writing to the Scientific Secretaries, DAE SSPS 2016.
(E-mail: daessps2016@gmail.com)

Ph.D. Thesis Award

Students whose Ph.D. Thesis (in the field of solid state physics) has been submitted on or after September 1, 2015 may submit their work in the form of a regular paper along with the thesis submission form (available at the symposium website) certified by the Head of the Institution.

Poster Award

A few poster presentations in every poster session will be selected for the Poster Awards.

Forms & Template

Download Forms & Template
Abstract Template word pdf
Manuscript Template word pdf
Thesis Submission Form word pdf
YAA Form word pdf

 

Contact Us

Convener
Prof. Saibal Basu
  Solid State Physics Division,
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
  Trombay, Mumbai 400 085, India.
  Email: convener.ssps16@gmail.com


Co-Convener
Dr. Amitabh Das
  Solid State Physics Division,
  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
  Trombay, Mumbai 400 085, India.
  Email: convener.ssps2016@gmail.com
 

Scientific secretaries
Dr. S. Bhattacharya Dr. Surendra Singh
Technical Physics Division Solid State Physics Division
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,
Trombay, Mumbai 400 085, India.
 

 

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