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General  informationInternational Conference 
on Combustion and detonation, ZEL'DOVICH MEMORIAL - II, August 30-September 3, 2004

In 2004, the outstanding Russian scientist, one of the founders of modern theory of combustion and detonation, academician

Yakov B. Zel'dovich, would be 90.
In 1994, the International Conference on combustion and detonation, dedicated to the 80th birthday anniversary of Ya. B. Zel'dovich was organized successfully in Moscow suburb "Voronovo."
Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences on Combustion and Explosion is now planning the International Conference dedicated to the 90th birthday anniversary of Ya. B. Zel'dovich - ZEL'DOVICH MEMORIAL - II,
The Conference will be held with support and participation of
Institute of Structural Macrokinetics and Materials Science, RAS
Russian Foundation for Basic Research
Mendeleyev All-Russian Chemical Society
Moscow Committee on Science and Technology
Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, RAS
Institute for Problems in Chemical Physics, RAS
Institute for Problems in Mechanics, RAS
Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, RAS
Samara State Technical University
All-Russian Research Institute for Fire Protection
Federal Center of Dual-Use Technologies "Soyuz"
YUKOS Research and Development Centre
InterBioScreen, Ltd.
The aim of the Conference - is to provide a forum for specialists in combustion and detonation for discussing state-of-art in these fields of science with regard for contribution of Ya. B. Zel'dovich.


A full paper has no restrictions in length. The manuscript should include the title page with name(s) and organization(s) of author(s), addresses and e-mail address of corresponding author(s) and an abstract of 150 to 200 words followed by sections containing an introduction, main body of text, concluding remarks, acknowledgments, and references. The text should be double-spaced on 8.5 11 inch paper (or A4 paper) with 1-inch (or 25-mm) margins. Use 12-point Times New Roman font for the main text. A corresponding author should be identified by an asterisk*.

An associated Website may optionally be listed in the footnote that should be separated from the text by a solid line starting at the left and of the length equal ~ 5 cm and the phrase "Proceedings of International Conference on Combustion and Detonation. Zel'dovich Memorial II (Moscow, 2004) should be added to the footnote of title page. Figures and tables could be submitted inside the text or separately. The quality of labeling, line thickness, and other details should be suitable for archival publications. Use a minimum amount of text within the illustrations; the figure captions can be extensive giving those details. The above apply for tables as well. Page numbers should be printed and centered at the bottom of pages.

All references should be extensive, i.e., containing the full list of authors, year, publication title, full journal title, volume, issue, pages (for journals); year, book title, place, publisher (for books), as shown in the examples below.

  1. Ulrich, D.R., J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 1988, vol. 100, nos. 1-3, pp. 174-193.
  2. Polimernye smesi (Polymer Blends), Paul, D. and Newman, S., Eds., Moscow: Izd. Standartov, 1981, p. 38.
  3. Brekhovskikh, S.M., Abstracts of Papers, VI Vsesoyuznoe soveshchanie po stekloobraznomu sostoyaniyu (VI All-Union Conf. on Vitreous State), Leningrad, 1975, pp. 32-37.

Please note that full texts in electronic form must be submitted as attachments in Acrobat Portable Document Format( PDF ) and should be sent to 2 ( !!! ) e-mail addresses : and also to before July 10, 2004.