We are pleased to announce that the 25th International Conference on Ion Beam Analysis – IBA-2021 will be held at Toyama, Japan, from 9 to 15 October 2021.

The conference will provide a forum for colleagues from both academia and industries throughout the world to exchange results and new ideas on Ion Beam Analysis and related techniques. The conference will cover advancements of scientific knowledge from fundamental understanding to new applications. Discussion on present possibilities and future developments of the technique, in view of the future requirements coming from technology and basic research, will be particularly solicited also with dedicated discussion sessions.

We cordially invite you to attend IBA-2021 in Toyama. We believe that you will enjoy not only the scientific presentation and discussion during the conference, but also a historical city with its outstanding beautiful nature and traditional culture.

As in past conferences, the conference will also be preceded by one day of tutorials and a welcome reception.  Proceedings are planned as a special issue of Nuclear Instruments and Methods section B, in the tradition of the conference.

IBA-2021 will be held in conjunction with the  the 17th International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission (PIXE2021).