Raman spectroscopy is one of the fastest growing analytical techniques in use today. The conference is focused on the recent progress in the various fields of Raman scattering spectroscopy investigation of properties of different kind of materials. It covers the wide range of frequencies (from IR through visible to X-rays) and includes the following fields of research.

  • Theory
  • Resonance Raman Spectroscopy
  • Time-Resolved Raman Spectroscopy and Ultrafast Phenomena
  • Non-Linear Raman Spectroscopy
  • Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
  • Vibrational Analysis and Molecular Structure
  • Solids, Crystals, Glasses, and Gels
  • Catalysis and hydrogen storage materials
  • Thin Layers, Surfaces, and Interfaces
  • Application to Material Science and Technology
  • New Functional Materials, Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes, Conducting Polymers
  • Application to Solid-State Physics; Conductivity, Magnetic Properties, and Phase Transition
  • Industrial Applications; Semiconductors, Process Monitoring, Catalysts, and Fuel Cells
  • Raman Imaging; Confocal/Near-Field/Tip-Enhanced Raman Microspectroscopy, Bioimaging, and Stress Analysis
  • Raman Spectroscopy under Extreme Conditions: High Temperature, High Pressure, and High Magnetic FieldsNew Raman Spectroscopy: Near-Infrared and X-Ray

Scientific committee members_preliminary list

Colomban P, Université Pierre et Marie Curie e Paris 6, Thiais, France

Dobrowolski W, Instytut Fizyki PAN, Warszawa, Poland, Co-chairman

Dohčević – Mitrović Z, Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia, Scientific secretary

Iliev M, Texas Center for Superconductivity, USA

Kiefer W, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Kudelski A, The Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland

Liarokapis E, NTU, Athens, Greece

Loosdrecht P, University of Groningen, Groningen ,The Netherland

Lottici P. P, Physics Department - University of Parma, Parma, Italy

Raptis Y, NTU, Athens, Greece

Popović Z. V, Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia, Chairman

Sooryakumar R, Departemnt of Physics; Ohio State University , USA, Co-chairman

Stępniewski R, Institute of Physics, Warsaw University, Poland

Trodhal J, University of Welington, New Zeland

Zerbi G, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Common plenary lecturers for Symposia A and J:

M. Cardona, MPI-FKF, Stuttgart, Germany: Phonon Line Widths and their Dependence on Temperature and Isotopic Mass.

M. Krisch, ESRF, Grenoble, France: Lattice dynamics studies by inelastic X-ray scattering,

W. Kiefer, Uni-Würzburg, Germany: Raman-Mie scattering from spherical microparticles

H. Van der Zant, Delft University of Technology.

K. Kikoin, I Tel-Aviv University.

Preliminary list of invited speakers:

Rudolf Pfeiffer, Universitat Wien, Fakultat fur Physik, Austria: Materials Engineering inside carbon nanotubes.

Aneta Slodczyk, LADIR-CNRS (LADIR), Thiais, France: Raman intensity: an important tool in the study of nanomaterials and nanostructures.

Mile Ivanda, Ruđer Boković Institute, Croatia: Low frequency Raman scattering in characterization of nanostructured materials.

Jonathan E. Spanier, Drexel University, USA: Raman spectroscopy involving individual single- and multi-component semiconductor nanowires.

Guy Lucazeau, LEPMI, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Cedex, France: Raman study of phase transitions of amorphization process induced by high pressure on Gd(MoO4)3.

Peter Lemmens, Inst. of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Technology of Braunschweig, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany: Correlated electrons and competing interactions in Raman scattering

Andres Cantarero, University of Valencia, Valencia,Spain: Micro-Raman scattering in semiconductor nanostructures.

M. Mączka, Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland: Phonon properties and structural phase transitions in ferroelectrics - high pressure Raman scattering studies.

Adnen Mlayah, CEMES-CNRS (CEMES-CNRS )Toulouse, France: Acoustic vibrations for nanoscale metrology.

Malgorzata Makowska-Janusik, Institute of Physics, Jan Dlugosz University, Czestochowa, Poland: Numerical simulations of Raman spectra as a tool in nanometarial science.

Michele Marrocco, ENEA, Rome, Italy: Non-linear Raman spectroscopy of molecular hydrogen.

Danilo Bersani, Physics Department, University of Parma, Italy: Micro-Raman/XAS study of V2O5/WO3 nanostructured thin films for electro-chromic applications.

Andrzej Wysmolek, Institute of Experimental Physics, University of Warsaw, Poland: Magnetoplasma and impurity excitation in GaAs studied by resonant Raman scattering in high magnetic fields.

Jose Menendez, Department of Physics, Arizona State University, USA: "Raman spectra of group - IV semiconductor alloys: from basic physics to applications".

Milan Konstantinovic, Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie/Centre d’Etude de l’Energie Nucle´aire, Mol, Belgium: Raman scattering in the materials with strong electron correlations.

Ludovic Bellot-Gurlet, LADIR, CNRS - Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Thiais, France: Raman studies of corrosion layers formed on archaeological irons in various media. From characterisation to imaging and quantification.

Milko Iliev Texas Center for Superconductivity, USA: Raman imaging approach to the study of ferroelectric domains and Raman spectra of multiferroic boracites.

G.A. Kourouklis-Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece: High pressure Raman spectroscopy in carbon nanotubes.

Niculina Peica, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany: Development of a new ultrahigh vacuum tip-enhanced Raman scattering experimental setup.

Aron Pinczuk, Columbia University, USA: Raman Scattering by Electrons in Semiconductor Quantum Structures.

Daniel Fausti, University of Groningen, The Netherland: Phonon softening in Bi and Sb: towards the cubic Phase?

R. Sooryakumar, Ohio State University; USA, Light scattering and sound propagation in photo-tunable carbon nanosponge suspensions.


Zoran V. Popović, Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia, Chairman

Zorana Dohčević – Mitrović, Institute of Physics, Belgrade, Serbia, Scientific secretary

R. Sooryakumar, Department of Physics; Ohio State University , USA, Co-chairman

Witold Dobrowolski, Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland,      Co-chairman



All papers will be peer reviewed and be published in

  • Acta Physica Polonica B

Authors may use latex template from Acta Physica Polonica B

Contributed papers should be not longer than 6 journal pages and invited lectures not longer than 12 journal pages.

Deadline for manuscript submission is the begining of the conference (September 14th) .


Zoran V. Popovic
Institute of Physics Belgrade
Institute of Physics, 11001 Belgrade, Pregrevica 118
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