Important announcement: ICMRE2020 has been postponed to 2021, detailed date will be announced later.


5th International Conference on Matter and Radiation at Extremes (ICMRE 2020)

May 25 – 29, 2020, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

   The 5th International Conference on Matter and Radiation at Extremes (ICMRE 2020) will be held in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China on May 25 – 29, 2020. Supported by the journal Matter and Radiation at Extremes (MRE), ICMRE is a serial conference convened annually since 2016 when MRE was launched. ICMRE 2016, ICMRE 2017, ICMRE 2018 and ICMRE 2019 were held successfully in Chengdu, Beijing, Qingdao and Hefei, respectively. Attendance at ICMRE generally varies from 200 to 300, including international attendees from about 10 countries. The goal of ICMRE is to bring together scientists from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss latest achievements in the field of matter and radiation at extreme conditions.  ICMRE2020, hosted by the Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics and Shaanxi Normal University, will provide a forum to discuss the latest results of physics, technology and applications in the area of matter and radiation at extremes. We look forward to your participation in the ancient city of Xi'an in 2020!

The details of ICMRE2020 can be explored on the website:


Please click the "Register" icon on the upper-right corner on the conference webpage and proceed further.

Abstract Submission

Please click "Submit Paper" on the upper-right corner on the conference webpage and proceed further. Please download the abstract template on the homepage and upload the abstract to complete the submission.  Presentations and papers will be welcomed on theoretical, computational, and experimental research on Fundamental Physics at Extremes, Laser and Particle Beam Fusion, Magnetic Confinement/Driven Fusion, High Energy Density Physics. 


  • Young Scientist Award
  • The MRE Young Scientist Award winner receives

-A trophy and a certificate;

-Cash prize of RMB 10,000;

-A formal invitation to publish on Matter and Radiation at Extremes.

  • Eligibility Criteria

-The applicant should be younger than 35 years on Jan. 1, 2020;

-The applicant should be the presenting author (first or corresponding author) of original research which has not been published and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere by the end of ICMRE2020.

-The theme of the research work should be within the scope of ICMRE2020 conference.

  • The applicant must submit an extended informative abstract on the original research (2000-3000 words, including representative figures) in DOC (DOCX) or PDF format on Please go to “Submit Paper” and then check “Young Scientist Award” checkbox and follow the instructions in the navigator.
  • Best Poster Award
  • Any contributors for poster presentation are welcome to apply for the Best Poster Award. Please remember to select the checkbox of “Best Poster Award” when submitting the abstract.


Registration fee

Regular attendee: ¥2,000 RMB

Student/Retired Scholar/Companion: ¥1,000 RMB

Please note the payment of registration fee can only be made on-site.

Hotel booking

Guestroom (2 single beds)  ¥350 RMB/day with 1 free breakfast.

Guestroom (1 king bed) ¥450 RMB/day with 1 free breakfast.

Note: Extra breakfast costs 40 RMB each. 

Please login with you account and go to " My Info"-"My Orders"-" Shop of Conference"-" Hotel booking" for room reservation. Please choose the guestroom type and provide check-in and check-out dates and personal information to proceed further.

Please pay at the hotel check-in desk on site. No prepay needed.


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Important Dates

ICMRE2020 has been postponed to 2022.

2nd MRE Young Scientist Award

  • Submission deadlineApril 30, 2021
  • MRE Webinars: June 7-8, 2021