!!! Postponed to 9 – 11 September !!!

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COST meeting

First annual workshop for the COST action CA18222 | March 18-20, 2020, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Local organizer

Faculty of Physics, Babeș-Bolyai University


Transylvanian Branch of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (KAB)

Local Organizing Committee

Prof. Ladislau Nagy | Dr. Katalin Kovács | Dr. Ferenc Járai-Szabó | Dr. Sándor Borbély | Dr. Katalin Nagy-Póra | Dr. István Tóth

Action web page



questions about COST rules:  attochem.ghmanageruam.es

questions to local organizers:  sandor.borbelyphys.ubbcluj.ro

Confirmed speakers

The speaker list will be updated according to confirmations.

 Kasra Amini, The Institute of Photonic Sciences (ES)
 Luca Argenti, University of Central Florida (US)
 Attila Bende, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (RO)
 Shubhadeep Biswas, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich &Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (DE)
 Andrew Brown, CTAMOP, Queen's University of Belfast (UK)
 Alberto Castro, Instituto de Biocomputación y Física de Sistemas Complejos (ES)
 Laura Cattaneo, ETH Zürich (CH)
 Sonia Coriani, Technical University of Denmark (DK)
 Piero Decleva, Università degli studi di Trieste (IT)
 Nirit Dudovich, Weizmann Institute of Science (IL)
 Alexandra Falamas, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (RO)
 Monica Garcia Mota, Simune Atomistics (ES)
 Václav Hanus, Wigner Research Centre for Physics (HU)
 Oleg Kornilov, Max Born Institute (DE)
 Alexander Kuleff, Universität Heidelberg (DE)
 Jochen Küpper, CFEL, Hamburg (DE)
 Franck Lépine, ILM-CNRS - Univ. Lyon (FR)
 Matteo Lucchini, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
 Lars Bojer Madsen, Aarhus University (DK)
 Erik Månsson, Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (DE)
 Jon Marangos, Imperial College London (UK)
 Johan Mauritson, University of Lund (SWE)
 Fernando Martín, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (ES)
 Thomas Metzger, TRUMPF Scientific Lasers GmbH + Co. KG (DE)
 Aleksandar Milosavljević, Synchrotron Soleil (FR)
 Ladislau Nagy, Babes-Bolyai University (RO)
 Thomas Pfeifer, Max Planck Institute (DE)
 Francoise Remacle, University of Liege (BE)
 Nina Rohringer, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY (DE)
 Marco Ruberti, Imperial College London (UK)
 Giuseppe Sansone, ELI-ALPS (HU)
 Józef E. Sienkiewicz, Politechnika Gdańska (PL)
 Olga Smirnova, Max-Born Institute (DE)
 Morgane Vacher, Université de Nantes (FR)
 Katalin Varju, ELI ALPS (HU)
 Agnes Vibok, University of Debrecen (HU)
 Caterina Vozzi, National Research Council - Intituto di Fononica e Nanotecnologie (IT)
 Hans Jakob Wörner, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, ETH (CH)

Conference site

Cluj panorama

The COST Meeting - Attosecond Chemistry will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and it will be hosted by the Faculty of Physics, Babeș-Bolyai University. The conference venue will be the central building of the Babeș-Bolyai University, located in the center of Cluj-Napoca (main entrance from M. Kogălnicenu street 1).

Travel and transportation

Cluj-Napoca can be easily accessed by plane. The Cluj International airport has flights to many European cities, served by the companies Lufthansa, Wizzair, Tarom, LOT, Turkish Airlines, etc.

We recommand to take a taxi from the airport to the hotel. The fare is metered, usually is around 60 lei (less than 13 euro).

From the conference site to the university we recommand to use the public transport (tram). Cluj-Napoca has a relatively efficient public transportation system, which operates from 5.00 to 23.00 (5.00 – 22.00 on weekends). One urban trip costs 2.5 lei. Tickets can be purchased from ticket machines placed in stations (ticket for two trips, paid by cash or credit card) or in vehicles (ticket for 1 trip, paid by credit card only). More information on the official website of the public transportation company.

About Cluj-Napoca

Cluj panorama

Information about Cluj-Napoca (Kolozsvár, Klausenburg) can be obtained by browsing its Wikipedia page.

Accomodation and meals

For the conference participants rooms were booked in Hotel Universitas, the hotel of the Babeş-Bolyai University (Str. Pandurilor, nr. 7, entrance from str. Plopilor). The hotel is equivalent to 3*, every room has private bathroom. The hotel reception is open 24/7.

Hotel Universitas

Accomodation for a regular participant in hotel Universitas depends on availability. Regular participants may request reservation using the on-line form, but that will be guaranteed only after a confirmation letter from the organizers.

Accomodation price

  • Single room: 130 lei/night
  • Double room 95 lei/night/person

Breakfast is an additional 15 lei/person

Private parking at the hotel: 15 lei/day

Lunch will be offered on all 3 conference days at the Piramida restaurant of the university (near conference site) for 20 euro/person/day.

Accomodation and lunch should be reserved at the on-line registration process. Accomodation should be paid at the hotel reception (card or cash in lei). Meals should be paid at the registration desk of the meeting in cash (euro or lei).

Important dates

  Registration and abstract submission starts at January 10, 2020

  Registration, abstract submission and hotel reservation deadline: February 21, 2020

  Notification of acceptance and decisions: February 28, 2020

  Proceedings article submission deadline: March 16, 2020

Preliminary program

March 17

1800 - 2000

2000 Welcome reception at Hotel Universitas

March 18

0900 Registration

0930 Opening

1000 F. Martin

1040 F. Lépine

1120 Coffee

1150 L. Nagy

1220 L. Argenti

1250 M. Vacher

1320 Lunch

1500 O. Smirnova

1540 T. Pfeifer

1620 L. B. Madsen

1650 Á. Vibók

Poster Session & Coffee

March 19

0830 Registration

0900 L. Cattaneo

0940 H. J. Wörner

1020 J. Marangos

1100 Coffee

1130 A. Brown

1200 J. Küpper

1230 M. Ruberti

1300 E. Mansson

1330 Lunch

1500 F. Remacle

1540 C. Janaky

1620 K. Amini

1650 Coffee

Poster Session

MC Meeting

Conference dinner

March 20

0830 J. Mauritsson

0910 G. Sansone

0950 N. Rohringer

1030 A. Bende

1100 Coffee



1130 A. Milosavljevic

1130 A Castro

1200 A. Falamas

1200 P. Decleva

1230S. Biswas

1230 A. Kuleff

1300 T. Metzger

1300 M. Garcia

1330 Lunch

1500 O. Kornilov

1500 J.E. Sienkiewicz

1530 V. Hanus

1530 S. Coriani


Registration closed.

Abstract submission

Abstract submission closed.


The conference proceedings will be published in Studia Physica, journal published by the Babeș-Bolyai University. All speakers and contributors to the poster session are encouraged to write a paper for the proceedings.

The manuscripts should be prepared using the LaTex or MSWord templates. Please convert your manuscript to PDF format and upload it through the conference maniscript submission form below.

Deadline for submitting the paper: March 16, 2020

Please fill in the proceedings manuscript submission form with accurate data. When submitting the form you will be warned if mandatory fields are not filled in.

comma separated list - example: J. Smith, J. Doe and A. S. Brown
Please upload the manuscript in pdf format.
» LaTeX template
» MSWord template