"Nucleation and Non-Linear Problems in First-Order Phase Transitions" (NPT'2002)

1 July - 5 July 2002
St.-Petersburg (Russia)



Scope of the Workshop

The Second International Workshop is concentrated on the new investigations of the first-order phase transitions and nonlinear phenomena in physics, chemistry and mechanics. The discussed fundamental topics of the Workshop will be of interest for specialists working in these fields as well as for young scientists and students. The tolerance of discussions on the topics below is not constrained.



Final Program
Registration Form
Hotel Reservation Form
Registration Form (for Russian residents only, information about registartion fee)
Hotel Reservation Form (for Russian residents only)
Guidelines for Authors
Address of the Organising Committee
How to get the Workshop place and "LIIZhT" hostel address


The topics for the Workshop

First-order phase transitions:




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The official language of the Workshop will be English


Program & Organising Committees


International Program Committee

D.M. Klimov (Chairman, Russia)
J.L. Katz (Vice-Chairman, USA)
S.A. Kukushkin (Vice-Chairman, Russia)
F.G. Shi (Vice-Chairman, USA)
R.V. Goldstein (Russia)
A.P. Grinin (Russia)
G.G. Devyatych (Russia)
P. Hess (Germany)
I.P. Kalinkin (Russia)
V.P. Koverda(Russia)
N.F. Morozov (Russia)
A.I. Rusanov (Russia)
J. Schmelzer (Germany)
V.V. Slyozov (Ukraine)
V.P. Skripov(Russia)
R.A. Suris (Russia)
Yu.D. Tret'yakov (Russia)
V.P. Zlomanov (Russia)

National Organising Committee

S.A. Kukushkin (Chairman, Russia)
A.V. Osipov (Vice-Chairman, Russia)
I.A. Sokolov (Secretary, Russia)
A.H. Ambrok (Russia)
M.A. Brjushinin (Russia)
E.V. Kalashnikov (Russia)
T.V. Lavrova (Russia)
A.V. Kandakov (Russia)
S.V. Nemenat (Russia)


Schedule summary

May 20, 2002 - Deadline for abstract submission

May 25, 2002 - Notification for acceptance

May 30, 2002 - Deadline date for all participants to submit the registration form, information on the authors and a copy of bank transfer order for registration fee

July 1 - July 5, 2002 - Workshop

Please note that the maximum number of participants of this workshop is limited; early registration is encouraged.


Working program

There are plenary, oral and poster reports every day on the Workshop.



The authors should submit abstract electronic version (see rules for preparing here) of a 100 up to 500 words by April 30, 2002 to the Organising Committee (paper version is not needed).

One part of papers presented on the Workshop will be published in a complete issue of journal "Inorganic materials" (home page and the other part in a complete issue of "Russian journal of physical chemistry" (home page (in English) and (in Russian)).

The final information about publication of Workshop's materials will be available after the end of the Workshop.


The address of the Organising Committee of NPT'2002


The Organising Committee of NPT'2002
Institute for Problems of Mechanical Engineering RAS,

199178  Bolshoy pr., 61, V.O., St.-Petersburg, Russia

Tel: +7(812)321-47-84; Fax: +7(812)321-47-71 (no manuscripts)





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