8-11 May 2023
Burghotel Staufenberg, Giessen, Germany
Europe/Berlin timezone

The 14th edition of the “International Conference on Stopping and Manipulation of Ions and Related Topics (SMI-2023)” will be held in Gießen, Germany.

The spirit of the conference is to provide a form of presentations and discussions on the stopping and thermalization of ions in gases, method to provide clean and cooled low energy beams and their subsequent analysis.

The conference series started in Konnevesi, Finland, in 1986. Since then, the meetings have been organized in the following places: Pelussin, France (1988), Belgium (1990), Rydzyna, Poland (1992), Japan (1995), Dubna, Russia (1997), Mainz, Germany (1999), Chicago, USA (2001), Groningen, The Netherlands (2006), Stanford (Palo Alto), California, USA (2010), Jyväskylä, Finland (2013), and Lanzhou, China (2016), Montreal, Canada (2019).

The conference is organized by GSI/FAIR, and in close connection to the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen and the HIM in Mainz. The conference will take place close to Gießen (60km north of Frankfurt) in the “Burghotel Staufenberg”. The conference will start Monday, May 8, 2023 after lunch and end Thursday, May 11, 2023 after lunch.



Burghotel Staufenberg, Giessen, Germany