• Awards

    ICSE-10 will introduce new student as well as life-time achievement awards. Students will indicate their interest upon registration and partake in the best oral presentation and best poster competitions. Life-time achievement awards will bring remembrance to early pioneers in the field and highlight the importance of historical developments.

    ICSE-10 will feature the following awards in recognition of excellent achievements at different levels:

    • Paul Drude Award

      The Paul Drude Award is traditionally the main recognition at the ICSE conference series, given to a young scientist for exceptional contributions to the development and application of spectroscopic ellipsometry.

    • Hans Mueller Memorial Award/Lecture

      The Hans Mueller Memorial Award/Lecture will be established at ICSE-10 to honor pioneering, lifetime achievements in the field of ellipsometry.

    • Innovation and Creativity Award

      The Innovation and Creativity Award will be given, also for the first time at ICSE-10, to recognize the best innovation and creativity in the field of ellipsometry.

    • Student Awards

      Student Awards, newly featured at ICSE-10, will be handed to graduate students for the best oral presentation and for the best poster.

  • Third Announcement

    We proudly announce the 10th International Conference on Spectroscopic Ellipsometry ICSE10 which will be held in Colorado, U.S.A., June 8-13, 2025. The main organizing team consists of Eva Schubert from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, David Aspnes from North Carolina State University, Alain Diebold from University at Albany, SUNY  and Mathias Schubert also from Nebraska.

    ICSE is a conference series which was founded in 1993 and is held every three years to share new ideas related to ellipsometry applications such as materials characterization, real-time process analysis, and instrumentation development utilizing the polarization properties of electromagnetic waves in the spectral region from Terahertz to soft-X-ray wavelengths. The conference brings together an international cohort of experienced scientists and leaders of the community, as well as many graduate students, PostDoc’s, and other early career professionals.

    ICSE-10 is committed to the development of a collaborative, inclusive, diverse, and internationally conscious workforce, and is seeking opportunities to increase participation of a diverse and inclusive population of undergraduate and graduate students, but also PostDoc’s, and early career professionals.

    Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for further information. A website will be launched soon and abstract submission details will be provided.

    We look forward to welcoming you in Colorado in 2025!

    Eva Schubert, David Aspnes, Alain Diebold, and Mathias Schubert

  • Second Announcement

  • First Announcement

    Dear Spectroscopic Ellipsometry Community,

    We look forward to welcoming you to ICSE-10, which will be held 08-13 June 2025 at the Conference Center of the University of Colorado – Boulder. Boulder is located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, less than a one-hour drive from the Denver Airport.

    ICSE-10 will follow the organization of previous ICSE conferences. Honorary, Advisory, Program, and Local Arrangements Committees will be formed over the next few months and tasked with specific responsibilities. Volunteers are gladly accepted.

    We will be sending you further informational Emails once the ICSE-10 Website has been established and more details become available.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Mathias Schubert (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
    David Aspnes (North Carolina State University)
    Alain Diebold (CNSE, SUNY Polytechnic Institute)

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