Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

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The APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (GSCCM) was founded in 1984 to promote the development and exchange of information on the dynamic high-pressure properties of materials. The Topical Group sponsors biennial technical meetings on shock compression and detonation physics research, including experimental, theoretical and computational studies, and new experimental methods and developments.


News & Announcements

March 2017 Newsletter
The latest GSCCM Newsletter has been posted.
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Early Career and Student Symposium
The SCCM-2017 featured an Early Career and Student Symposium, held on Sunday, July 9, 2017, just before the start of the main meeting. The symposium featured a full-day scientific program, including talks and posters from graduate students, postdocs and early career researchers.
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Travel Awards
A limited number of travel awards are available to cover the cost of conference registration and partial travel costs for students and early career researchers. A conference registration fee waiver and up to $500 for travel costs will be awarded per person, as funding permits.
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GSCCM Conference Proceedings Index
An index of all GSCCM conference proceedings has been updated by Dr. Stephen Walley.
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Posted Bibliographies of 2017 GSCCM Physics Papers
Posted bibliographies of the 2017 GSCCM physics papers can be found on the Resources page.
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2017 GSCCM Executive Board
The 2017 GSCCM Executive Board members began their terms in January.
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Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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