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Posted: December 10, 2008

Latest edition of the International Scanning Probe Microscopy Image Contest launched

(Nanowerk News) To recognize the continuing contributions that Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPMs) have made to advances in Nanotechnology, the second edition of the International Scanning Probe Microscope Image Contest (SPMAGE' 09) has been announced to identify remarkable SPM images. An international jury, composed of outstanding researchers in the field of SPM as well as experts in dissemination and artists, will judge the submitted images on the basis of both scientific relevance and artistic appeal. The 5 winning images will receive the following prizes:
International Scanning Probe Microscope Image Contest
First Prize: 5000 €
Second Prize: 2500 €
Third Prize: 1250 €
2 Fourth Prizes: 2x600 €
To enter the competition, participants must send an electronic SPM image using the submission page http://www.icmm.csic.es/spmage/submission.php. Participants must follow the contest rules as stated in http://www.icmm.csic.es/spmage/rules.php. The deadline for image submission is February, 15, 2009.
The SPMAGE09 contest is the second edition of the successful SPMAGE07 contest and it has been funded from the generous support of the following institutions and private companies:

Centro de Investigaciones en Nanomateriales y Nanotecnología (CINN)

Centro de Investigaciones en Nanociencia y Nanomateriales (CIN2)

CIC Nanogune

CSIC

Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragón

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL)

Nanotec Electrónica SL

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Source: Universidad Autonoma de Madrid