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Khariton Topical Scientific Readings

The Readings, held annually, starting from 1999, are the tribute to the memory of an outstanding scientist Yuly Borisovitch Khariton, who used to be the unchallenged leader of RFNC-VNIIEF, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, thrice the Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of Lenin and Stalin State Awards, the honorary freeman of Sarov city.
The first topical Readings, arranged in 1999, addressed the field Supercomputing and mathematical simulations.

The promoters of the Conference:

  • Federal State Unitary Enterprise the Russian Federal Nuclear Center - All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics
  • State Corporation for Atomic Energy of Russian Federation "ROSATOM".

XVI Khariton's Topical Scientific Readings International Conference "High-Power Pulsed Electrophysics" will be held on April 21-25, 2014 in Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia.

Conference Topics:

  • High-power electrophysical facilities

  • High-power lasers and ITF

  • Magnetic cumulation and its application

  • High-current particle accelerators and radiation sources

  • Electrophysical research in plasma physics and gas discharges

  • Electrophysical research in condensed state physics.

Goals of the Conference: to exchange opinions and achievements of scientists in the field of high-power electrophysics, accelerators, ultra-high magnetic fields generation and their use in physical experiments, and in the field of gas discharge physics, studies of substances properties; to discuss the prospects of scientific collaboration, commercialization, and promotion of innovation technologies for the Russian and international markets. During the Conference there will be activities arranged to celebrate the 110-anniversaryof Yu. B. Khariton.


Participants are asked to fill in the Participant's Registration Form and send it to the Conference Coordinator by e-mail lenskaya@elph.vniief.ru before February 15, 2014, as we’ll need to apply for a special permission for foreign visitors to enter Sarov.

Registration fee is 3000 Rubles. It covers publication of the Book of Abstracts, Conference Proceedings, coffee-breaks, conference banquet.


Deadline for Abstracts submission is on or before February 15, 2014. Volume of the abstract is 300 words. Tables and images are not allowed. The abstract should include the title of the presentation, names of the authors (the speaker should be underlined), institution, city/town, country. The invitations will be prepared by the Organizing Committee based on the results of the abstracts reviewing process. The abstracts should be emailed to the Organizing Committee: ulanova@elph.vniief.ru, rimma@elph.vniief.ru


Hard copies of the manuscripts for publication in the Conference Proceedings should be submitted to the Organizing Committee during the Conference. The reports for the abstracts not published in the Book of Abstracts can be admitted to the Conference based upon decision of the International Steering Committee.

Working languages of the Conference are Russian and English.


Andrey V. Ivanovsky, Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee: ivanovsky@elph.vniief.ru, Irina Lenskaya, Conference Coordinator: lenskaya@elph.viief.ru Conference e-mails: ulanova@elph.vniief.ru, rimma@elph.vniief.ru Mailing address: Andrey V. Ivanovsky, RFNC-VNIIEF, 37 Mira Ave., Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod region, 607188, Russia. Phone/Fax: +7-831-304-57-38.