11th Serbian Conference on Spectral Line Shapes in Astrophysics
Šabac, Serbia, August 21-25, 2017

Scientific Rationale

The spectral lines, their widths, and shapes, are powerful tools for emitting/absorbing gas diagnostics in different astrophysical objects (from the Solar system to the most distant objects in the Universe - quasars). The emission/absorption lines of astrophysical objects are produced over a wide range of distances from an observer and under a wide range of physical and kinematical conditions. Therefore in astrophysical objects the lines from X-ray (Fe K) to the radio (radio recombination line) have been observed. On the other hand, the experimental and theoretical investigations of laboratory plasma have been applied in spectroscopic astrophysical research, especially atomic data needed for line shape calculations. This conference will bring together astronomers (observers and theoreticians) and physicists to review the present stage of investigation (Serbia and elsewhere), with the aim of improving our knowledge in this field, and to better understand the significance of emission/absorption lines for future astrophysical investigations.

The program will focus on:
- Stellar and interstellar spectral lines
- Spectral line phenomena in extragalactic objects
- Spectral lines in laboratory plasma

This is the 11th conference in the series. All materials (programme, talk presentations, photos, etc.) from the previous meetings are avalaible at the following link through Serbian Virtual Observatory.


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TV report download

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>>>>> On August 24th, the special session on Collisions and spectral line shapes will be held in honor of Milan S. Dimitrijevic's 70th birthday. <<<<

>>>>> A special session Lineshapes in astrophysics and fusion plasma research: Common challenges, will be organized. <<<<

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Scientific Organizing Committee Local Organizing Committee

Luka Č. Popović (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)

Edward Baron (University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA)
Emanuel Danezis (University of Athens, Greece)
Milan S. Dimitrijević (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Peter Hauschildt (Hamburger Sternwarte, Hamburg, Germany)
Dragana Ilić (Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Darko Jevremović (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Evencio Mediavilla (Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Spain)
Gillian Peach (University College, London, United Kingdom)
Jagoš Purić (Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia)
Sylvie Sahal-Bréchot (Observatoire de Paris-Meudon)
Jack Sulentic (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucia, Spain)
Roland Stamm (Aix-Marseille Universit'e, France)
Evgeny Stambulchik (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Alexander F.Zakharov (Institute of Theoretical and Experimental
    Physics, Moscow, Russia)

Anđelka Kovačević (Faculty of Mathematics, Department of Astronomy,
  University of Belgrade)
Saša Simić (Faculty of Sciences, Department of Physics,
  University of Kragujevac)

Nataša Bon (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Jelena Kovačević (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)

Edi Bon (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Dragana Ilić (Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade)
Maša Lakičević (Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade)
Slađana Marčeta Mandić (Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade)
Tanja Milovanov (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Nenad Milovanović (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Aleksandra Nina (Institute of physics, Belgrade)
Đorđe Savić (Astronomical Observatory, Belgrade)
Vladimir Srećković (Institute of physics, Belgrade)


Anđelka Kovačević - andjelka@matf.bg.ac.rs
Saša Simić - ssimic@kg.ac.rs
Nataša Bon - nbon@aob.rs
Jelena Kovačević - jkovacevic@aob.rs
Luka Č. Popović - lpopovic@aob.rs
email subject: SCSLSA11

Organized by: Astronomical Observatory Belgrade

Co-organizer: Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade


The conference will be held in the city of Šabac. The venue is the hotel Sloboda

Renovated hotel Sloboda � superior, luxurious 12.625 m2 edifice in Šabac city center has undoubtedly once again become the symbol of this town by the Sava river. City pedestrian zone is positioned right next to the hotel and one can step to the central city square right from the hotel.

Hotel offers 95 accommodation units, with capacity of 285 guests (180 beds). It includes three multifunctional halls from 30-750 seats, the largest one offering 900 m2 and possibility of partition.

Guests will be able to enjoy half-board and � la carte restaurant �A�, lobby bar and cafe-patisserie �Vremeplov� (�Time machine�), offering view on the town square and pedestrian zone. Interior of this patisserie is retro-inspired and all �Vremeplov� guests have a privilege to walk through the history of �little Paris� and enjoy traditional delicacies, served in a modern way.

One of the most attractive parts of this hotel is two level SPA and Wellness centre. This modern centre is available to guests who can relax in pool, jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, salt relaxation room, steambath, tepidariums and enjoy large offer of different massages and treatments. There is also a small fitness centre available inside wellness area, equipped with cardio machines.

For more details visit the following links:


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