The 5th International Conference

on the

Physics of X-Ray Multilayer Structures

Abstract Submission

Contributed oral and poster presentations on any subject related to the conference are welcome. Email your one-page, publication-ready abstract to When we receive your abstract, you'll be sent automatically a confirmation by email. If you don't receive a confirmation, then we didn't receive your abstract.

Please indicate if you prefer an oral or poster presentation.

Abstracts will be reviewed in October, and acceptance notification will be provided by email prior to the conference pre-registration deadline.

We will attempt to accept whatever file format you submit (e.g., MS Word, TeX, plain ASCII, etc.). Of course if we cannot read or print your abstract we'll let you know about it.

Abstract Format

There are no formal requirements for formatting, but please understand that we will use your abstract as-is (as we do not have the resources to edit each abstract we receive): a printed copy of your abstract will be included in the meeting digest, and a PDF version of your abstract will be generated, which will be published on the conference web site.

The abstract deadline (1-Oct-1999) has now passed.

Late abstracts will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


The registration fee includes the Sunday evening welcome reception, breaks Monday through Thursday, dinners Monday and Wednesday, special conference dinner on Tuesday (including travel by train to the "mer de glace"), attendance at the Tutorial and all sessions, and a hardcopy of the meeting digest.

Registration Fees

Regular Attendee, pre-register: 2000 FF; register on-site: 2400 FF

Student Attendee, pre-register: 1000 FF; register on-site: 1200 FF

Click here for the conference and hotel registration form

Pre-Registration Deadline: 5-November-1999

Click here for the conference and hotel registration form

Hotel Reservations Deadline: 5-November-1999


Chamonix (altitude 1035 m), home of the first winter Olympics in 1924, is a French town located in the Alps at the foot of Mont-Blanc, the highest summit in Europe (4807 m). It is close to Switzerland and Italy and can be accessed either by train or by car. There are TGV trains between Chamonix and Annecy, Bellegarde, and Geneva. There is also a regular line linking Saint-Gervais, Chamonix, and Martigny (Switzerland). Geneva is 1 h by car, Lyon 2h30, and Torino 3 h through a tunnel built under Mont-Blanc chain. Paris is 5h30 by car. The nearest international airports are Geneve-Cointrin in Switzerland (1 h) and Lyon-Satolas in France (2h15).

Bus transportation between Lyon-Satolas and Chamonix: see

Transportation between Geneve-Cointrin and Chamonix: see

Here's the bus schedule for travel between the Geneva airport and Chamonix.

Chamonix Links


Access to Chamonix:

Please direct all inquiries to the conference email address:

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