CONFIRMED PLENARY AND INVITED SPEAKERS (09-07-2009):
 
Plenary Lectures:
 
R. Berndt (Univ. of Kiel)
“Controlled contacts to single atoms, clusters and molecules”
 
F. Charra (CEA Saclay)
“Photonics near nanostructures: molecular and plasmonic effects”
 
W. Knoll (Austrian Institute of Technology)
“Biofunctional Surfaces”
 
W. de Heer (Georgia Institute of Technology)
“Epitaxial graphene”
 
H. Ohno (Tohoku Univ.)
 “Spintronics: Electrical Control of Magnetization”
 
Invited Lectures:

 
SESSIONS:
   
ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR MANIPULATION

 
“Substrate-Induced Control of Molecular Motion”
L. Bartels (Univ. California-Riverside)
 
 
CHARACTERIZATION AND INSTRUMENTATION
 
“Monitoring oxide thin film growth with in-situ scanning force microscopy”
 G. Rijnders (Twente University)
 
 
ELECTRONIC TRANSPORT

“Quantum transport with a four-tip scanning tunneling microscope”
S. Hasegawa (Univ. of Tokyo)



 
GRAPHENE SYMPOSIUM

“Graphene - a 2D model solid with intriguing electronic structure”
K. Horn (Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin)
 
“Electronic properties of graphene”
F. Guinea (ICMM, CSIC, Spain)
 
“Epitaxial graphene on Ir(111): growth, electronic structure and active template”
Th. Michely (Univ. of Cologne)
 
“STM investigation of the atomic and electronic structure of mono and bilayer graphene on SiC”
J.Y. Veuillen (CNRS, Grenoble)
 
 
MECHANICS, FRACTURE AND NANOSTRUCTRES

 
“Deformation, nanoindentation and fracture in silica glass”
R. Kalia (Univ. Southern California)
 
 
NANO-BIOTECHNOLOGY
 
“Supported Cell-Membrane Mimics Studied with Localized Surface Plasmon Sensors”
F. Hoök (Univ. of Lund)

“Mechano- and Adhesion-Sensitivity of Cells at Nanostructured Interfaces”
R. Kemkemer (Univ. of Heidelberg)

 
NANO-ELECTRONICS AND MOLECULAR-BASED DEVICES

” Physics in Nano-Interfaces and Nano-Structures towards Future Si Nanoelectronics”
K. Shiraishi (Tsukuba Univ.)
  

NANO-MAGNETISM

“Atomic scale mapping of magnetism in adatom nanostructures”
J. Wiebe (Univ. of Hamburg)

NANOMATERIALS: OPTICAL PROPERTIES

"Designing Materials from Nanoscale Building Blocks - The Search for Flexible
Transparent Conductors"
J. Boland (Trinity College, Dublin)
 
 
NANOPARTICLES AND CLUSTERS
 
“Exotic structures of oxide-supported nanoparticles and nanowires: a computational study”
 R. Ferrando (Univ. of Genova)
 
“Detonation nanodiamond as an attractive material for nanotechnology”
A. Vul’ (Ioffe Institute, Saint Petersburg)
 
  
NANOTUBES AND FULLERENES

 
“Transmission electron microscopy study of nucleation and growth of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes in CVD”
A. Loiseau (LEM-ONERA, France)
 
 
OXIDES

 
“Functional properties of ZnO”
R. Rao (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
 
 
REACTION AND DYNAMICS

“From UHV to in-situ: Bridging the pressure gap with multiscale modeling"
K. Reuter (Fritz-Haber-Institut Berlin)
 
 
SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPY

“SPM of Adsorbates on Insulating Films: From Manipulation of the Charge State to Imaging of Individual Molecular Orbitals and Bond Formation"
G. Meyer (IBM Zurich)
 
“High-speed Atomic Force Microscopy for Biological and Soft Matter Imaging”
M. Miles (Univ. of Bristol)
 
 
SELF-ASSEMBLY OF FUNCTIONAL MOLECULES
 
“Induction of chirality in two-dimensional systems”
R. Fasel (EMPA, Zurich)

“Molecular trapping in sp2 hybridized single layer superstructures”
Th. Greber (Univ. of Zurich)

“Chemical Lithography and Nanofabrication with self-assembled molecular templates"
M. Zharnikov (Univ. of Heidelberg)
 
 
SURFACE MICROSCOPY


 
“Surface corrugation, morphology and electronic structure of exfoliated graphene: a LEEM, micro-LEED and micro-ARPES study”
A. Locatelli (Elettra, Trieste)
 
 
SURFACE/INTERFACE ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES
 
“Electronic instabilities, fluctuations and charge transport in quantum chains”
H.H. Weitering (Univ. of Tennessee)
 
“Electronic properties of noble-metal nanostructures and self-organized nanostructured surfaces”
D. Malterre (Univ. of Nancy)

“Laser-Based Photoemission Spectroscopy on High Temperature Superconductors”
X.J. Zhou (Academy of Sciences, Beijing)
 
 
SURFACE/INTERFACE  STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES

“The Structure of Cobalt Oxide Films”
K. Heinz (Univ. of Erlangen)