Diffusion Fundamentals I
Basic Principles of Theory, Experiment and Application
September 22nd - 24th, 2005
150 years after Adolf Fick's and 100 years after Albert Einstein's
fundamental papers on diffusion in "Poggendorffs Annalen der Physik und
Chemie" and “Annalen der Physik”, respectively, the world-wide
community of researchers in the field of diffusion is invited to
Leipzig, the place of publication of these papers, to highlight the
current developments in the field. Diffusion Fundamentals I is co-organized by
the Universities of Leipzig and Hannover, Sächsische Akademie der
Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, Deutsche
Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
and DECHEMA.the welcome party on Wednesday, September 21st, 18.00 - 22.00 in the Physics Building
the Conference Dinner in the "Moritz-Bastei" (A on City Map) on Thursday, September 22nd, 19.00 - 24.00
attendance of the "Motette des Thomanerchores" in St. Thomas Church (C on City Map) on Friday, September 23rd,
The scientific programme includes invited plenary talks,
covering those topics of diffusion theory, experiment and application,
which are in the focus of current research, as well as poster presentations about all diffusion-related subjects. The talks will address a
broad, interdisciplinary audience rather than only the specialists in
the different fields.
Leipzig University, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences, Linnéstraße 5, 04103 Leipzig – in 20 min-walking distance to the centre (1 in the City Map).
It can be accessed using tram lines 2 and 16 (station "Johannisallee") or 12 and 15 (station "Ostplatz") or by the bus lines 60 (station "Johannisallee") and 70 (station "Deutsche Bücherei"). Together with the conference bag a ticket for free use will be provided. The map of all tram and bus lines can be found here (pdf, 1.7MB) and shall be as well provided in the conference bag.
By following the links you can find a description how to get to Leipzig and information on the airport, e.g. traffic access.
The Evening Programme is presented as part of the scientific programme and includes
18.00 - 19.15 and subsequently,
get-together in the restaurant Bayrischer Bahnhof (B on City Map) from about 19.30 - 24.00
In addition, participation in Sightseeing Tours through Leipzig and to a few remarkable places near Leipzig will be arranged depending on your request. Provided, there are still vacancies, you may apply for the excursions directly at the conference desk. You ensure your participation in the bus-trips on Saturday and Sunday by transferring the participation fee (e.g. by following the instructions given on the registration form) until August 31st.
(1) City of Leipzig: guided tour through the centre of Leipzig; 5,- Euro; click here for detailed information
(2) Visit of the German Library (DDB), Russian Church and (optional) the Monument dedicated to the "Battle of the Nations" 1813 in the south of Leipzig (close to the conference location); 5,- Euro; click here for detailed information
(3) bus trip to Wilhelm-Ostwald Memorial Großbothen and Leipzig's "New Zealand"; 20,- Euro; click here for detailed information
Meißen (birthplace of European porcelain) and Dresden (old residence of Saxony), click here for detailed information.
Following this link you can find some hotels, which are close to the city and the conference facilities (locations are indicated in the map). For booking, please use the codeword “Diffusion” to benefit from special conditions for conference participants.
All posters can be mounted during the whole conference. The posters are assigned to three different sessions (no flash talks) - on Thursday, Friday or Saturday, respectively. An overview with poster title, authors, number and session is given in the list of posters (pdf-file, 250kB).
A preferable poster size is 0.84 m x 1.19 m (33 in x 47 in). In any case, the poster width should not exceed 1 m. Pinning material will be provided.
Authors of contributions which were accepted as posters of the conference are invited to send their full papers before September 15th. Please, follow the format as given under http://diffusion.uni-leipzig.de/pdf/layout-book-contribution.doc and send your abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org. The publication in a special issue of the Online-Journal "Diffusion Fundamentals" depends on the positive response of the referees.
Important Dates 2005
|April 30th ||Submission of full papers (for plenary speakers and chairmen) and poster|
contributions to the conference volume
|June 30th||Registration deadline (early registration fee)|
|July 31st||Final circular|
|September 15th||Registration with late dues; deadline for full paper contributions of poster presenters and of last-minutes' poster contributions to allow their inclusion in the conference programme booklet|
|September 22nd - 24th||Diffusion Fundamentals I|
Conference Chairmen: Jörg Kärger, Leipzig; Paul Heitjans, Hannover
The Editorial Board of diffusion-fundamentals.org acts as International Organizing Committee.
Local Organizing Committee: Christian Chmelik, Tomas Binder
phone: +49 341 9732531, fax: +49 341 9732549
Conference Office (only during the conference): Wiete Schönfelder
phone: +49 341 9732533, mobile: +49 177 7764599
Please register online, using our online registration form. We will send you a confirmation of your registration via Email after receiving your fee on our bank account.
A poster announcing the conference may be found under:
http://diffusion.uni-leipzig.de/pdf/a4poster.pdf (low quality, pdf, 0.4MB) or
http://diffusion.uni-leipzig.de/pdf/diffusion-fundamentals-a4poster.ppt (high quality, ppt, 6.8MB).
We grateful acknowledge support by the sponsoring organisations.