The OSTI Science Conference Proceedings portal was devised to expedite access to conference papers and proceedings in various fields of science and technology. Emphasis is on U.S. conferences hosted and/or published by scientific and professional organizations whose areas of focus relate substantially to the Department of Energy's mission.
Some information accessible through this site may have limitations on its use (including copyright) or contain terms and conditions. For information about these limitations, terms and conditions, refer to the specific organization. Documents from some sites may be available for purchase through an on-line shopping cart.
The DOE's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) provides free public access to the Science Conference Proceedings portal. The full text of any documents identified by a query are, in most cases, the property of the organization on whose site they are found and may be downloaded or purchased according to that organization. policy.
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