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Cathodoluminescence 2011

An MAS Topical Conference, co-sponsored by AMAS

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Welcome to the home page for Cathodoluminescence (CL 2011), a topical conference (TC) of the Microbeam Analysis Society (MAS), co-sponsored by the Australian Microbeam Analysis Society (AMAS).  This TC will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, USA on October 24-28, 2011.  Download the flyer (PDF).

CL 2011 will bring together international expertise in the application of CL techniques to a wide variety of materials. CL techniques enable impurity and defect microstructures to be investigated with high sensitivity and resolution.

The TC will feature sessions on CL theory, practice and the correlative analysis with CL with complementary techniques. There will be presentations by students and professionals. This conference is recommended for experts and novices alike.

Original research presented at CL 2011 will be eligible for publication in a special issue / section of the Society journal, Microscopy and Microanalysis.

A general reminder regarding the Cathodoluminescence special journal issue to be published in Microscopy and Microanalysis .

The manuscript submission deadline for the special issue is Wed 29 Feb 2012. Please note this deadline has been set to allow for the usual manuscript peer review, processing, typesetting etc with the aim for publication by August this year.
Manuscripts should be submitted online at

(Please indicate on submission that the manuscript is for consideration for inclusion in the CL special issue).

Instructions for  authors can be found at

(Note that free COLOR will be available for all manuscripts). 

Organizing Committee:

  • Colin MacRae, CSIRO-Minerals, Clayton, Australia
  • Marion Stevens-Kalceff, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Scott Wight, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA


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