Key dates

  • Early booking deadline for exhibitors:
    22 January 2016
  • Abstract poster submission deadline extended:
    23 June 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    23 June 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    13 July 2016

Programme

Tuesday 26 July

08:30

Registration
Foyer area and atrium

09:00

Role of orbital structure in high-resolution STM of molecules
O KrejĨí, Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic

09:20

Damping and 3D effects on atomic-scale friction of single polymers detectable by NCAFM
A Baratoff, University of Basel, Switzerland

09:40

Frequency shift and tunneling current coupling with quartz tuning forks in non-contact atomic force microscopy: a new paradigm
L Nony, IM2NP, France

10:00

Refreshments and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

10:40

Multifrequency AFM manipulation of electrical defects in PCDTBT-based organic solar cells characterized by KPFM and conductive AFM
A J Diaz, The George Washington University, USA

11:00

NC-AFM study of carbon wires and ribbons
S Wang, EMPA,  Switzerland

11:20

Assembling molecular templates
A Foster, Aalto University, Finland

11:40

The lower limit for time resolution in NC-AFM
Z Schumacher, McGill University, Canada

12:00

Lunch and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

14:00

How do graphene nanoribbons grow - following the growth step-by-step with nc-AFM
P Liljeroth, Aalto University, Finland

14:20

Unraveling a new coordination bonding motif for tetraazapyrene derivatives on Au(111): A combined STM and nc-AFM study
T A Pham, The Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, Netherlands

14:40

Surface-assisted synthesis and edge-functionalization of graphene on Ag(111)
M Garnica, Technical University of Munich, Germany

15:00

Molecular-scale imaging of two-dimensional streptavidin crystals in solution by FM-AFM
M Miyamoto, Kyoto University, Japan 

15:20

Refreshments and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

16:20

Vertical probes with integrated actuation and readout for tapping mode and non-contact atomic force microscopy
M Faucher, IEMN, France

16:40

Local hydration structure measurements of DNA molecules by 3D force mapping using frequency-modulation AFM in liquids
H Kominami, Kyoto University, Japan 

17:00

Imaging mechanism for point defects of calcite in water
B Reischl, Curtin University, Australia

17:20

Magnetic force microscopy of skyrmions in thin multilayers with interfacially-induced Dzyaloshinski-Moriya interaction
H J Hug, Empa, Switzerland

17:40

End of day 2 

18:00

Poster session, exhibition and drinks reception
East Midlands Conference Centre