International Vacuum Congress /
International Conference on Solid Surfaces IVC/ICSS

Last updated 3 November 2006

IUVSTA organizes an International Vacuum Congress (IVC) every three years. Since 1971, this Congress has been held in conjunction with the International Conference on Solid Surfaces (ICSS).

Past and Future Sites and Proceedings:


Past and Future Sites and Proceedings
IVC-1

Namur, Belgium, 10-13 June 1958.

Advances in Vacuum Science and Technology, ed. E. Thomas (Pergamon, Oxford, 1960). 2 volumes.

IVC-2
AVS-8

Boston, USA, 16-19 October 1961.

Transactions of the Eighth National Vacuum Symposium combined with the International Congress on Vacuum Science and Technology, ed. L.E. Preuss. (Pergamon, New York, 1962). 2 volumes.

IVC-3

Stuttgart, West Germany, 31 June – 1 July 1965.

Advances in Vacuum Science and Technology. Transactions of the Third International Vacuum Congress, ed. H. Adam (Pergamon, Oxford, 1966) 4 volumes.

IVC-4

Manchester, UK, 17-20 April 1968.

Proceedings of the Fourth International Vacuum Congress. (Institute of Physics and the Physical Society, London, 1968). 2 volumes.

IVC-5
ICSS-1

Boston, USA, 11-15 October 1971.

Proceedings of the Fifth International Vacuum Congress and the 1971 International Conference on Solid Surfaces, ed. E.V. Kornelsen and R.L. Park (American Vacuum Society, New York, 1972).
Also published in J. Vac. Sci. Technol. 9, Nos.1/2 (1972).

IVC-6
ICSS-2

Kyoto, Japan, 25-29 March 1974.

Proceedings of the Sixth International Vacuum Congress and the Second International Conference on Solid Surfaces, ed. H. Kumagai et al. Japan. J. Appl. Phys. Suppl.2. Parts 1 & 2 (1974).

IVC-7
ICSS-3

Vienna, Austria, 12-16 September 1977.

Proceedings of the Seventh International Vacuum Congress and the Third International Conference on Solid Surfaces, ed. R. Dobrozemsky (R. Dobrozemsky et al., Vienna, 1977). 3 volumes.

IVC-8
ICSS-4

ECOSS-3

Cannes, France, 22-26 September 1980.

Proceedings of the Eighth International Vacuum Congress, vol. 1 ed. F. Abélès et al.; vol.2 ed. J.P. Langeron et al. (S.F.V., Paris, 1980).

Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Solid Surfaces and the Third European Conference on Surface Science, ed D.A. Degras et al. (S.F.V., Paris, 1980). 2 volumes. Supplément à la Revue “Le Vide, les Couches Minces” No. 201.

IVC-9
ICSS-5

Madrid, Spain, 26-30 September 1983.

Proceedings of the Ninth International Vacuum Congress and Fifth International Conference on Solid Surfaces. Invited Speakers volume. Extended Abstracts. ed. J.L. de Segovia (ASEVA, Madrid, 1983).
Some papers in:-
Fusion: Fusion Technology, 6, No.2, pt.2. (1984).
Vacuum science: Vacuum, 34, No.8/9 (1984) and 35, No.1 (1985).

IVC-10
ICSS-6

AVS-33

Baltimore, USA, 27-31 October1986.

*Proceedings of the 10th International Vacuum Congress (IVC-10), the Sixth International Conference on Solid Surfaces (ICSS-6) and the 33rd National Symposium of the AVS. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 5, No.4 (1987).

IVC-11
ICSS-7

Cologne, Germany, 25-29 September 1989.

*Proceedings of the 11th International Vacuum Congress (IVC-11) and the 7th International Conference on Solid Surfaces (ICSS-7).
Electronic materials; Thin films; Fusion technology: Vacuum, 41, Nos.4-6 (1990).
Surface science: Vacuum, 41, Nos. 1-3 (1990).

Vacuum science; Vacuum metallurgy; Plasma science: Vacuum, 41, Nos.7-9 (1990).

IVC-12
ICSS-8

The Hague, Netherlands, 12-16 October 1992.

Proceedings of the Twelfth International Vacuum Congress and the Eighth International Conference on Solid Surfaces, ed. A.W. Kleyn (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1993). 5 volumes.
Reprinted from:-
Applied surface science; Electronic materials: Appl. Surf. Sci. 70/71, (1993).
Fusion technology; Plasma science: J. Nucl. Mat. 200, No.3 (1993).
Surface science: Surface Science, 287/288 (1993).
Thin films: Thin Solid Films, 228 (1993).
Vacuum metallurgy: Mat. Sci. Eng. A 163, No.2 (1993).

Vacuum science: Vacuum. 44, Nos. 5-7 (1993).

IVC-13
ICSS-9

Yokohama, Japan, 25-29 September 1995.

*Proceedings of the 13th International Vacuum Congress and the 9th International Conference on Solid Surfaces.
Applied surface science; Electronic materials: Appl. Surf. Sci. 100/101 (1996).
Surface science: Surf. Sci. 357/358 (1996).
Thin films: Thin Solid Films. 281/282 (1996).

Vacuum science; Vacuum metallurgy; Plasma science: Vacuum, 47, Nos.6-8 (1996).

IVC-14
ICSS-10
NANO-5

QSA-10

Birmingham, UK, 31 August - 4 September 1998.

*Proceedings of the 14th International Vacuum Congress (IVC-14), 10th International Conference on Solid Surfaces (ICSS-10), 5th International Conference on Nanometre Science and Technology (NANO-5), 10th International Conference on Quantitative Surface Analysis (QSA-10).
Applied surface science: Appl. Surf. Sci. 144-145 (1999).
Surface science: Surf. Sci. 433-435 (1999).
Thin films: Thin Solid Films, 343/344 (1999).

Vacuum science; Vacuum metallurgy; Plasma science: Vacuum, 53, Nos.1/2 (1999).

IVC-15
ICSS-11

AVS-48

San Francisco, USA, 29 October - 2 November 2001.

A virtual proceedings will be available on the web.

IVC-16
ICSS-12
NANO-8
AIV-17

Venice, Italy, 28 June - 2 July 2004.

IVC-17
ICSS-1
3

ICN+T 2007

Stockholm, Sweden, 2 - 6 July 2007.
IVC-18
ICSS-1
4
Beijing, China, 20 - 28 August 2010
IVC-19
ICSS-1
5
Paris, France, 2013