The First Taiwan International Symposium on
Raman Spectroscopy

July 4 and 5, 2013

First Circular & Call for Posters

Preferred poster size: A0 format
(poster board: approx. 93 x 127 cm)

Symposium Scope

This kick-off symposium of the Taiwan Association of Raman Spectroscopy (TARS) features lectures and posters from distinguished scientists and young researchers including graduate students working on the forefront of Raman spectroscopy. The topical areas presented and discussed in the symposium include:

  • Linear and nonlinear Raman spectroscopy
  • Biological applications of Raman microspectroscopy and imaging
  • Ultrafast time-resolved Raman spectroscopy
  • Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) spectroscopy
  • Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
  • Theoretical developments

An opening speech will be addressed by the world-renowned spectroscopist, Prof. Wolfgang Kiefer (University of Wurzburg). Invited lectures (45 min) and talks (30 min) will be delivered by the following scientists (in alphabetical order).

  • Masahiro Ando (Waseda University, Japan)
  • Chi Chen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
  • Chia-Liang Cheng (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan)
  • Shirly Espinoza (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
  • Chia-Chi Huang (National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)
  • Koichi Iwata (Gakushuin University, Japan)
  • Hajime Okajima (NCTU, Taiwan)
  • Elena Perevedentseva (National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan)
  • Satyen Saha (Banaras Hindu University, India)
  • Shinsuke Shigeto (NCTU, Taiwan)
  • Rintaro Shimada (NCTU, Taiwan)
  • Henryk A. Witek (NCTU, Taiwan)

The symposium will be held in Science Building II, National Chiao Tung University. All oral presentations as well as a poster mixer will be held in the same building, facilitating active discussions and intensive exchange of ideas among the attendees.



First Circular and Call for Posters

First Circular and Call for Posters (pdf) are now available; click here.



Abstract Submission

Please prepare a one-page abstract according to the template and send it to as an attachment.
Deadline for abstract submission: June 26, 2013




There is no registration fee, but advance registration is strongly recommended. Registration form should be submitted via email to, preferably along with submission of an abstract. Registration includes an abstract booklet and a name card strap; lunches and coffee breaks on July 4 and 5; dinner during the poster mixer on July 4.
Deadline for submitting an online registration: June 26, 2013




Prof. Shinsuke Shigeto (Secretary of the Symposium)



Sponsored by

"Aim for the Top University Plan" of NCTU and the Ministry of Education, Taiwan