The 6th 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. Send your one-page, publication-ready abstract (PDF or Word format) as an email attachment to

In the body of the email message please be sure to indicate:

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.

Abstracts will be reviewed in late October, and acceptance notification will be provided by email prior to the conference pre-registration deadline, most likely around the 1st of November. Please note that, unfortunately, it will not be possible to make any early decisions regarding abstract acceptance.

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 published on the conference web site.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 12-Oct-2001

Instructions for Presenters

Oral Presentations

A viewgraph projector and a computer projector (to be used with your own laptop computer) wil be provided.

Poster Presentations

Your poster should fit within an area 1.20 m wide x 2.00 m high

Conference Registration & Lodging

All conference registration and lodging reservations for PXRMS'02 are being handled by the Chamonix Congress Center:, tel: +33 (0) 4 50 53 75 50, fax: +33 (0) 4 50 53 80 83.

To register for the conference and to request lodging, please complete the registration form below and send it directly to the Congress Center, using the contact information provided on the form. Any questions regarding conference registration and/or lodging should also be directed to the Chamonix Congress Center (not to the PXRMS organizers.)

The registration fee for regular and student attendees includes the Sunday evening welcome reception, breaks Monday through Thursday, dinners Monday and Wednesday, special conference dinner on Tuesday, attendance at all sessions, and a hardcopy of the meeting digest. Registration fees for accompanying guests include meals only: the Sunday evening welcome reception, dinners Monday and Wednesday, and the special conference dinner on Tuesday.

Conference Registration Fees

Regular Attendee, pre-register: 330 Euros; register on-site: 400 Euros

Student Attendee, pre-register: 165 Euros; register on-site: 200 Euros

Guests, pre-register: 165 Euros; register on-site: 200 Euros

A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved at local area hotels in the town of Chamonix. Prices include breakfasts, and optionally lunches (i.e., 1/2 board). Click here for descriptions of the different hotels.

Click here for the conference and hotel registration form

Pre-Registration and Hotel Reservations Deadline: 9-Nov-2001


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.