American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, USA
Session P021. Polarimetry as an invaluable tool to study the Solar System and beyond
Sponsored by Planetary Sciences (P) and Atmospheric Sciences (A) sections
Abstracts due: August 6, 2013
Polarimetry is a powerful tool providing a wealth of information about Earth and planetary atmospheres; solar system objects, exoplanets and search for habitability beyond Earth that cannot be obtained by traditional photometric and spectroscopic observations. This session is open to papers about advances in vector radiative transfer theory (including non-sphericity effects on single scattering); laboratory measurements and instrumentation for the characterization of solar, terrestrial, planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres; atmosphereless bodies; dust; astrobiological markers; and instrumental developments for imaging and spectropolarimeters to be included in ground-based facilities and/or onboard space missions.
Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, Space Science Institute
Ludmilla Kolokolova, University of Maryland
A.Chantal Levasseur-Regourd, University Pierre & Marie Curie
Olga Kalashnikova. Jet Propulsion Laboratory
10th International Conference Series on Laser-light and Interactions with particles (LIP)
August 25-29th, 2014, in Marseille, France
Conference secretariat: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference web site: www.lip2014.eu
The committees of the conference series on "Laser-light and Interactions with particles" are pleased to inform you that the 10th edition of the LIP conference will be held on August 25-29th, 2014, in Marseille, France.
The conference will be focused on interactions between laser beams and particles, from theory to practice, encompassing in particular the following topics : far-field scattering, beam shape description, time-resolved scattering, mechanical effects of light, multiple scattering in dense media, complex shaped particles and aggregates, near fields and morphology-dependent-resonances, optical particle sizing and characterization methods. Applications may range from multiphase flow characterization to aerosol science and atmospheric environment, biomedical optical engineering, remote manipulation of objects, plasma and soft matter physics or quantum electrodynamics in cavities. Papers dealing with acoustical and quantum beams (scalar waves) however presenting significant enough correlations with the main issues of the conference will also be welcome.
Looking forward to seeing you in Marseille, the capital of Provence.
Dr. Fabrice Onofri & Prof. Brian Stout
IUSTI/Fresnel Institute, CNRS/Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France
Call for Papers
Special Issue of Planetary and Space Science on Cosmic Dust VI
The 6th meeting on Cosmic Dust (Cosmic Dust VI) is held at CPS (Center for Planetary Science), Kobe, Japan from Monday, August 5, 2013 through Friday, August 9, 2013. This issue of Planetary and Space Science will be primarily devoted to Cosmic Dust VI and contain the papers presented at this particular meeting. However, it is also open to submission of any other papers that discuss some aspect of cosmic dust. All kinds of cosmic dust are the subject of discussion. Papers on dust-related topics, for example, the formation of molecules and their reactions on and their desorption from the surface of cosmic dust, are also welcome.
Topics of interest include, but are NOT limited to:
- intergalactic dust, interstellar dust, protoplanetary disk dust, debris disk dust, stellar nebular condensates, presolar grains
- cometary dust, interplanetary dust, circumplanetary dust, micrometeorites, meteoroids, meteors, regolith particles, planetary aerosols
Deadline for submission: October 5, 2013
Manuscripts and any supplementary material should be submitted through Elsevier Editorial System (EES). The authors must select Cosmic Dust VI when they reach the Article Type step in the submission process. The EES website is located at http://ees.elsevier.com/indag/ The submitted papers must be written in English and describe original research which is not published nor currently under review by other journals or conferences. Author guidelines for preparation of manuscript can be found at http://www.journals.elsevier.com/planetary-and-space-science/
Hiroshi Kimura (Kobe Univ., Japan)
Ludmilla Kolokolova (Univ. of Maryland, USA)
Aigen Li (Univ. of Missouri, USA)
Akio Inoue (Osaka Sangyo Univ., Japan)
Cornelia Jager (MPIA, Germany)
See recently indexed and summarized papers on the optics of particles and dispersions in TPDSci: http://www.tpdsci.com/Sv_.phplist=SvPdo
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