Crystallography meets Physics

Tuesday September 12, 2017 - Geneva, Switzerland
Faculty of Science - University of Geneva

Welcome to the annual meeting of the Swiss Society for Crystallography


The 2017 annual meeting of the SGK/SSCr will take place at the Faculty of Science of the University of Geneva on Tuesday 12th of September 2017.

The program will be structured around three invited speakers and six selected oral contributions. A poster session will complete the scientific program of the meeting.

Invited speakers

Dr. Dmitry Chernyshov Swiss-Norwegian beam line at ESRF, Grenoble, France
Ferroelectrics under electric field probed by synchrotron radiation

Dr. Jörg Standfuss PSI, Villigen, Switzerland
Serial Crystallography at Synchrotrons and Free Electron Lasers

Dr. Marco Gibertini EPF, Lausanne, Switzerland
Novel 2D materials from high-throughput computational exfoliation of experimentally known compounds


Contributions are welcome on any of the following topics:

Novel experimental and analytical methods
In-situ and in-operando crystallography
Charge density and bonding analysis
Molecular crystals
Aperiodic crystals
Low dimensional materials
Disorder and diffuse scattering
Design and synthesis of novel materials
Strongly correlated electron systems

Registration and abstract submission

from May 1st on the website:

Deadline for abstract submission: July 3rd, 2017

Local organization and contact

On behalf of the Swiss Society for Crystallography : Céline Besnard, Radovan Černý and Enrico Giannini.

For questions or further information, please contact us by email at

Financial Support

The meeting benefits the financial support of :

Dectris Ltd.
Swiss National Fund
Société Académique de Genève
MaNEP Association