18 October: A pre-press release of the Conference Proceedings is available here >>
The international conference on cyclotrons and their applications has a long and healthy history, dating back to the 1950’s. The conference takes place every 3 years with the most recent events being held in Vancouver/Canada (2013) and Lanzhou/China (2010). The 2016 edition will be hosted by the Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH. The program covers • Cyclotron Technology, • Theory, Models and Simulations, • Operation and Upgrades, • Cyclotron Applications, • Cyclotron and FFAG Concepts, new Projects The conference will be held in the historic settings of ETH Zürich. There are numerous sights in the former Roman city of Zürich at which you can marvel. You find architecture highlights, historical squares, streets and districts, churches, artworks and lots more. If you wish to see the beautiful Swiss mountains, they are just an hour away. Thanks to its central location in the very heart of Europe, it is easy to reach by plane or train, and it also boasts a first-class infrastructure and public transportation system. The Paul Scherrer Institute is located about 30km from the venue and participants of the conference will have the opportunity to visit the accelerator facilities at PSI, including a number of cyclotrons.