7th International Conference - Tunable Diode Laser Spectroscopy
TDLS 2009

Abstracts, Manuscripts & Special Issues


Abstracts for posters and for invited talks must be submitted by March 15, 2009. Abstracts are accepted in electronic form and should be sent electronically as word documents to: and copy to Word format of abstracts is required. Abstracts will not be edited. Authors are fully responsible for both appearance and content of their submission. The title should be centered and typed in upper case. The name(s), affiliation and address(es) of the author(s) should be centered and typed in upper and lower case letters. Abstracts should be typed single spaced using Times 12 pt font. Margins should be at least the following: top - 3.5 cm; bottom - 2.5 cm; right - 2.5 cm; left - 2.5 cm (3 cm for Letter size paper). Maximum length is one page. Deadline for abstracts submission is March 15, 2009.

Please refer to this sample abstract (MS Word Format)

Poster Board Dimensions:

Width: 1.19 Meters
Height: 1.48 Meters

power point capability will be available for lectures.

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Manuscripts & Special Issues

Manuscripts may be submitted to Professor Dr. Markus Sigrist, ETH ( and simultaneously to Dr. Frank Tittel, Rice University ( prior to 15 September 2009. A complete guide to authors may be found at

Conference Special Issue

A Special Issue of Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics will be published under the title: “Selected Papers from TDLS 2009, An International Conference on Tunable Lasers and Fundamental Laser Spectroscopy”. Professor Markus Sigrist of the ETH Zurich and Professor Frank Tittel of Rice University will be guest editors for this special issue.

The deadline for submission of accepted manuscripts to Springer is 15 December 2009. We anticipate a very efficient and rapid review process, and manuscripts will be critically reviewed according to the normal standards of the journal.

A copy of this Special Issue for each registrant is included in the registration fee.

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