Each poster will be judged on the quality of the technical content and clarity of the presentation. To be eligible for an award, the research must be presented by a graduate or undergraduate student and the material should be a part of his or her thesis project.
Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st ($300), 2nd ($200), and 3rd ($100) place.
Poster awards provided by SPECS. SPECS manufactures cutting-edge systems and components for surface analysis in UHV, based on methods like XPS, UPS, AES, ISS, STM, LEEM/PEEM, LEED, SIMS, SNMS and HREELS. SPECS offers a variety of sources for deposition, excitation and charge neutralization as well as analyzers, monochromators and research microscopes like LEEM and STM. A strong focus of our work is on customized systems combining thin film preparation (e.g., MBE) with spectroscopic and microscopic options.