The International Conference “Electron, Positron, Neutron and X-ray Scattering under External Influences”, abbreviated Meghri and “International School of Young Scientists named after Gurgen Askaryan”, were organized by the Institute of Applied Problems of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, which are held every two years and continue their activities to this day in Yerevan and Meghri.
Conducted on October 26-30, 2009 in the city of Meghri, the first scientific conference “Meghri 2009” had a great resonance among the scientific community, which was the reason for October 16-22, 2011. in the cities of Yerevan and Meghri, together with the second scientific conference “Meghri 2011”, to hold a joint, international school for young scientists named after Gurgen Askaryan.
September 09-14, 2013 Sevan hosted a joint conference MEGRI-RREPS-13: III International Conference “Electron, Positron, Neutron and X-ray Scattering under External Influences and X International symposium “Radiation of relativistic electrons in periodic structures”. More than 120 scientists from different scientific centers of the world took part in the joint conference. After the end of the conference, on September 15-18, another “School of Young Scientists named after A. Gurgena Askaryan. Invited professors and local scholars gave lectures on the biography and scientific activities of Askarian.
All scientific conferences organized until 2019 were coordinated and led by the founder of IPPP NAS RA, Academician A. R. Mkrtchyan, whose high international reputation and wide scientific connections contributed to the successful organization of conferences and the constant growth of interest in them from the scientific community. It is noteworthy that Academician A. R. Mkrtchyan declared his death in 2019. October 22, during the days of the conference.
The last conference and school took place in 2021. October 18-24 in Yerevan and Meghri. About 100 scientists from 6 countries took part in the conference. The organization and course of the conference were highly appreciated by the participants.
The results of all the conferences held are summed up in the form of abstracts and conference proceedings, which can be found on our website at the publication link.