The Sixteenth International Conference on High Pressure in Semiconductor Physics (HPSP-16) is a satellite of the International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS 2014) to be held in Austin (USA) during the following week. HPSP-16 will take place during summer in Mexico City in one of the most attractive touristic zones.

The aim of HPSP-16 is to allow young and experienced researchers from different fields to meet together during a single-session conference to present and discuss their latest results in the field of application of high pressure and other forms of high stress in the study of semiconductors. The HPSP-16 conference will review, in particular, the latest advances and developments in the study of nanostructured semiconductor materials and devices using high pressure techniques. Presentations on both traditional bulk and low-dimensional systems are also welcomed.

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HPSP is a biennial meeting with a long standing tradition. The first two meetings took place in Poland (1985) and Montpellier (1986) as a Polish–French Meeting on High Pressure Applications in Semiconductors. The success of these early conferences made it clear that the topic area of high-pressure semiconductor physics had wide interest. Consequently, in 1988 the series was convened under its present name and has been organized as a satellite meeting of the traditional International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS). Recent HPSP conferences were held in:

  • Sapporo, Japan (2000)
  • Guildford, UK (2002)
  • Berkeley, USA (2004)
  • Barcelona, Spain (2006)
  • Fortaleza, Brazil (2008)
  • Changchun, China (2010)
  • Montpellier, France (2012)

The aim of this conference is to have at the same time specific subjects related to high pressure applications in semiconductor and concerned with materials, components and innovative techniques. The goal is to allow promising young scientists and internationally recognized researchers from different fields to meet together for a single-session conference. During the meeting a wide range of topics will be reviewed including advanced semiconductor materials, vibrational properties and electronic structures, phase transitions and of course the new devices and new techniques from physics under pressure.

Important Dates

(info updated April 23, 2014)  
HPSP-16 Conference: August 6 -8, 2014
Abstract submission opening: January 16, 2014
Deadline for abstract submission: May 9, 2014
Notice of Acceptance May 27, 2014, all letters have been sent, if you have not received yours send an e mail to hpsp16@fis.cinvestav.mx
Last day for advanced registration: June 19, 2014
Last day for special hotel rates:  
Manuscript submission starts: July 7, 2014
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