from meso- to nano-physics
For further informations please contact:
phone: 33- (0)4 91 26 95 41
fax: 33- (0)4 91 26 95 53
Gilles Montambaux : Laboratoire de Physique des
Solides, Université Paris-Sud, 91405 - Orsay , France
Secretary : Rencontres de Moriond - Université Paris-Sud
- Building 211 - 91405 Orsay Cedex , France
We are pleased to announce the XXXVIth Rencontres de Moriond on
Electronic Correlations: From meso- to nano-physicsto be held in Les Arcs 1800, Savoie, France, from Saturday January 20th to Saturday Januray 27th, 2001.
The purpose of the Rencontres de Moriond is to discuss recent findings and new ideas in mesoscopic physics and other areas of fundamental physics in a pleasant, relaxed and intimate atmosphere. The meeting intends to promote fruitful collaboration between experimentalists and theorists and between various institutions by bringing together physicists in a beautiful and inspiring setting.
Les Arcs 1800 is a pleasant winter sport resort located in the French Alps, at 1800m alt., about 120km from Geneva and 12 km from Bourg-Saint-Maurice. The nearest railway station is Bourg-Saint-Maurice, trains (TGV) from Paris to Bourg-Saint-Maurice are quite convenient. The nearest international airports are Geneva, Lyon and Paris.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Les Arcs
T. Martin, G. Montambaux and J. Tran Thanh Van
PS : As usual, participants are expected to find funding for travel and accommodation on their own.
A limited number of grants
for young researchers from the European union, Iceland, Lichtenstein,
Norway and Israel will be available.
SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATION, ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
The topics which will be discussed include :
If you wish to present new results in the framework of
the program, please send a title and an abstract using the template abstract.tex
to the following address
Due to the limited time available and size of the meeting, only a selected number of talks and possibly participants will be accepted. Poster sessions will be also organized.
Postal address of the meeting :
1. Conference Dates:
2. Conference Facilities:
3. Conference Fee:
The cost (full board) will amount to 3 430 FF (double
For accompanying members, the costs are as follows :
5. Accommodation Grants:
Please note that reservations are compulsory for TGV trains. Be specially careful not to reserve too late as the TGV trains to Bourg St Maurice are often full at this time of the year, and particularly on Saturday.
Train schedule :
Regular buses are available from Bourg St Maurice train station to Les Arcs 1800 (45 mn drive) at most train arrivals from Paris. Cost : FF 52 one way (luggage included). Please ask for a ticket "Les Arcs-Villard". The last bus leaves at 19h30.
Taxis : approximate cost : FF 270/310 , depending on the number of persons and pieces of luggage.
If you arrive in Geneva International Airport, do not forget that you may need a transit visa, coming through Switzerland to France.
It is highly recommended to take the first conference bus, or if you go by car, to leave Geneva before 12h on Saturday : experience has shown that traffic jams can be " terrible " if one leaves Geneva after 14h.
With Conference buses : Departure from Geneva International airport on Saturday, January 20 . At the arrival level (look at the map of the airport) , take the exit "gate No 3" just in front of the customs, cross a car-park and you will be just in front of the bus "FOURNIER BUS TOURS". It will be waiting in the bus car-park, with RENCONTRES DE MORIOND posters on the windows. Due to the number of registrations, there will be two conference buses : if you wish to take one of them, please let us know your flight schedule (arrival time and flight number).
If you miss the conference bus, you can catch regular buses to Bourg Saint Maurice (see below).
http://www.gva.ch/en or email@example.com
Duration of the drive : about 3 hours, change at Bourg St Maurice then take a local bus for Les Arcs 1800. Price : FF 385 one way.
Return Conference buses are scheduled to leave Les Arcs on Saturday, January 27, at 12:00 sharp (after lunch) and will reach Geneva airport and then the CERN around 16 h 30, depending on the traffic.
Les Arcs 1800 can be reached by car, by the A43 highway to Albertville, then by the N90 to Bourg St Maurice (via Moûtiers) and then direction Les Arcs 1800 (16 km). If chains are necessary, the sooner you mount them , the better (in Bourg St Maurice). In Les Arcs, the temperature can easily go down to -20 C, make sure you have sufficient antifreeze.
There are 2 "Hotel Latitudes" in Les Arcs. Be sure that you go to Latitudes-Charmettoger, at the end of the resort Charmettoger. Indoor parking spaces are available at the hotel (60 FF per day)
A 6 day ski-pass costs approx. FF 1050. There will also be a special discount for Moriond participants. Do not forget to bring a recent photograph for passes longer than 3 days. Ski passes are free of charge for children under 7 years old. Some chair-lifts are free for beginners, therefore do not buy a 6 day pass if you are an early beginner!
The meeting will begin at 18 h 00 on Saturday January 20, 2001 in Les Arcs. In order to welcome you in the best possible way before the opening of the session, we invite you to arrive in the afternoon at the Hotel Latitudes Charmettoger. However, rooms will not be available before 18 h 00. A welcome drink will be served at 19 h 30 to the participants, their family and guests.
Please register as soon as you arrive. The conference
secretariat will be at the Hotel Latitudes, at the reception level.
If you come from Geneva by the Conference bus, please fill in the arrival
form available on the bus, keep it with you and hand it to the Secretariat
on your arrival, in order to save time and avoid rush during registration.
Late arrivals : Please try to inform the secretariat
by fax or phone, if
PARTICIPANTS : list
Proceedings of the conference will be published by EDPSciences. The deadline for contributions is May 1st 2001.
The contributors have to use the following two files to prepare the written version of their talk under LaTeX:
moriond.tex (containing the publisher's
instruction: it can be used as a template)
A paper camera-ready version should be sent by May 1st 2001 to
Rencontres de Moriond
The final hard copy that you send must be absolutely clean and
The proceedings will be published at the early fall 2001.
Below is the schedule of the conference. We remind all the speakers that the alloted time includes time for questions.
We remind our participants
that the Rencontres de Moriond qualifies as a Winter School and as a Euroconference.
Therefore, all speakers should keep in mind the strong
pedagogical aspect of their talks.
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM click on program.html
or download program.rtf
SCHEDULE click on schedule.html
or download schedule.rtf
A paper copy of the abstracts
and of the schedule will be distributed at the conference desk.