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212th ECS Meeting

Washington, DC | October 7-12, 2007
Hilton Washington

Call for Papers

Last update: 01/15/2007

General Information

The 212th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society will be held October 7-12, 2007. This major international conference offers a unique blend of electrochemical and solid-state science and technology; and serves as a major forum for the discussion of interdisciplinary research from around the world through a variety of formats, such as oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, and tutorial sessions.

Symposium Topics


Abstract Submission and Deadlines

Abstracts are due no later than May 18, 2007.

Submit one original meeting abstract electronically via, no later than May 18, 2007. Faxed abstracts, late abstracts, and abstracts more than one page in length will not be accepted. In July 2007, all presenting authors will receive an e-mail from the ECS headquarters office notifying them of the date and time of their presentation. Only authors with a non-U.S. address will receive a hardcopy acceptance letter. Other hardcopy letters will be sent only upon request.

Note: Some abstracts are due earlier than May 18, 2007. Please carefully check symposium listing for any alternate abstract submission deadlines. For complete details on abstract submission and symposium topics, please see

Meeting abstracts should explicitly state objectives, new results, and conclusions or significance of the work. Abstracts must be properly formatted and no more than one page in length. Please use the preformatted template. Programming for this meeting will occur in June and July of 2007, with some papers scheduled for poster presentation. Check the ECS website for further program details.

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Paper Presentation

All authors selected for either oral or poster presentations will be notified in July of 2007. Oral presentations must be in English. Only LCD projectors will be provided for oral presentations. Presenting authors will be required to bring their own laptops to the meeting. We strongly suggest that presenting authors verify laptop/projector compatibility in the speaker ready room prior to their presentation at the meeting. Speakers requiring additional equipment must make written request to the ECS headquarters office at least one month prior to the meeting and appropriate arrangements will be worked out, subject to availability, and at the expense of the author. Poster presentations should be displayed in English, on a board approximately 4 feet high by 8 feet wide (1.22 meters high by 2.45 meters wide), corresponding to the abstract number and day of presentation in the final program.

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Manuscript Publication

Meeting Abstracts — All meeting abstracts will be published both on the ECS website and in the Meeting Abstracts CD-ROM copyrighted by ECS, and become the property of ECS upon presentation.

ECS Transactions — All full papers presented at ECS meetings are eligible for submission to the online publication, ECS Transactions (ECST). Each meeting is represented by a “volume” of ECST, and each symposium is represented by an “issue.”

Some symposia will publish their issue to be available for sale “AT” the meeting; some of these issues will also be available in a hard-cover edition. Please see each individual symposium listing in this Call to determine if there will be an “AT” meeting issue. In this case, submission to ECST is mandatory, and required in advance of the meeting.

Some symposia will publish their issue to be available “AFTER” the meeting. Even if an individual symposium listing does not specify publication of an ECST issue, all authors are still encouraged to submit their full papers. To determine acceptance in ECST, all submitted manuscripts will be reviewed, either by the symposium organizers or by the ECST Editorial Board. After the meeting, all accepted papers in ECST will be available for sale, either individually, or by issue.

Papers presented at the meeting, and papers submitted to ECST, may also be submitted to the Society’s technical journals: the Journal of The Electrochemical Society or Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters. Full manuscripts must be submitted within six months of the symposium date. “Instructions to Authors” are available from the ECS headquarters office, the journals, or the ECS website.

Please visit the ECST website ( for additional information, including overall guidelines, deadlines for submissions and reviews, author and editor instructions, a manuscript template, and much more.

If publication is desired elsewhere after presentation, written permission from ECS is required.

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Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is very limited and generally governed by the symposium organizers. Individuals may inquire directly to the symposium organizers of the symposium in which they are presenting their paper to see if funding is available. Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation should write to the ECS headquarters office; such letters will not imply any financial responsibility of ECS. Students seeking financial assistance should consider awarded travel grants.

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Hotel Reservations

The 212th Meeting will be held at the Hilton Washington, located at 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA.

Special rates have been reserved at the Hilton Washington for participants attending this meeting. The reservation deadline is September 5, 2007; please refer to ECS website for rates and reservations.

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Meeting Registration

All participants, including authors and invited speakers of the 212th Meeting, are required to pay the appropriate registration fees. Hotel and meeting registration materials will be distributed in July of 2007 and will also be available on the ECS website ( The deadline for advance registration is September 5, 2007.

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Short Courses

A number of short courses will be offered on Sunday, October 7, 2007 from 9:00 AM-4:30 PM. Short Courses require advance registration and may be cancelled if enrollments are too low. Please check the ECS website for the final list of offerings.

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Technical Exhibit

The 212th ECS Meeting will also include a Technical Exhibit, featuring presentations and displays by over 30 manufacturers of instruments, materials, systems, publications, and software of interest to meeting attendees. Full exhibit booths manned by company representatives cost $1,800 and include one free meeting registration. Literature display tables (unmanned by company representatives; no meeting registration included) will also be available for $850. Parties interested in exhibiting should contact Amir Zaman at the ECS headquarters office for more information. Coffee breaks are scheduled each day in the exhibit hall along with evening poster sessions to increase traffic.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

ECS biannual meetings are wonderful chances to market your company through sponsorship. Sponsors will be recognized by level in Interface, the Meeting Program, the Exhibit Guide, on registrant bags, and on the ECS website.

The Levels are: Platinum: $5,000+, Gold: $2,500+, Silver: $1,000+, and Bronze: $1,000.

In addition, sponsorships are available for the plenary talks and other special events. These opportunities include the recognition stated above along with additional personalized packages. Special event sponsorships will be assigned by the Society on a first-come, first served basis. For more information, contact Amir Zaman at ECS headquarters.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions or require additional information, contact The Electrochemical Society, 65 South Main Street, Pennington, New Jersey, 08534-2839, USA, tel: 609.737.1902, fax: 609.737.2743, e-mail:; Web:

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A - General Topics
A1 General Student Poster Session

IDEAS: Intriguing Disclosures on Electrochemical Advances Symposium

A3 Nanotechnology General Session
B - Batteries, Fuel Cells, and Energy Conversion
B1 Battery/Energy Technology Joint General Session
B2 Battery Safety and Abuse Tolerance
B3 Energy Efficient Technologies for Water Treatment
B4 Interfacial Electrochemistry and Chemistry in High Temperature Media
B5 Large-Scale Energy Storage Devices
B6 Modeling of Electrochemical Power Sources
B7 Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion and Storage
B8 Next Generation Photovoltaics
B9 Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries
B10 Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC 7)
B11 Rechargeable Lithium and Lithium Ion Batteries
B12 Solid-State Ionic Devices 5
C - Biomedical Applications and Organic Electrochemistry
C1 Surface Treatments for Biomedical Applications
D - Corrosion, Passivation, and Anodic Films
D1 Corrosion General Session
D2 High Resolution Characterization of Corrosion Processes
D3 Light Alloys 3
D4 Modeling and Simulation of Dissolution and Corrosion Processes
E - Dielectric and Semiconductor Materials, Devices, and Processing
E1 Atomic Layer Deposition Applications 3
E2 Cleaning and Surface Conditioning Technology in Semiconductor Device Manufacturing 10
E3 Analytical and Diagnostic Techniques for Semiconductor Materials, Devices, and Processes
E4 High Dielectric Constant Materials and Gate Stack 5
E5 Nanocrystal Embedded Dielectrics for Electronic and Photonic Devices
E6 Nanoscale One-Dimensional Electronic and Photonic Devices
E7 Organic Semiconductor Materials and Devices
E8 State-of-the-Art Program on Compound Semiconductors (SOTAPOCS 47)
E9 ULSI Process Integration 5
E10 Wide-Bandgap Semiconductor Materials & Devices 8
F - Electrochemical/Chemical Deposition and Etching
F1 Current Trends in Electrodeposition (an invitational symposium)
F2 Electrodeposition of Nanoengineered Materials and Alloys 2
F3 Stress Related Phenomena in Electrochemical Systems
G - Electrochemical Synthesis and Engineering
G1 Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Electrochemical Engineering: A Tutorial Symposium
I - Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry
I1 Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry General Session
I2 Electrochemical Scanning Probe Microscopy: From Theory to Real-World Applications
I3 Hyphenated Methods in Electroanalytical Chemistry
I4 Microfluidics for Electrochemical Systems
I5 Multifunctional Carbon Materials for Electrochemical and Electronic Applications 2
I6 Photoelectrochemistry
J - Sensors and Displays: Principles, Materials, and Processing
J1 Impedance and Capacitive Based Sensors
J2 Physics and Chemistry of Luminescent Materials 16
J3 Sensor, Actuators, and Microsystems General Session
J4 Sensor Arrays and Multi-Dimensional Sensor Systems

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