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

Wednesday 27 July

08:30

Registration
Foyer area and atrium

09:00

NC-AFM contrast formation of triazine islands
M Ellner, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

09:20

AFM investigation on CaF2(111) with atomically characterized tips
A Liebig, University of Regensburg, Germany

09:40

The role of entropic forces in the dynamics of a molecular rotor
J Gehrig, EMPA, Switzerland

10:00

Refreshments and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

10:40

Force-gradient sensitive Kelvin probe force microscopy by dissipative electrostatic force modulation
Y Miyahara, McGill University, Canada

11:00

Electronegativity of individual surface atoms determined by AFM
J Onoda, University of Tokyo, Japan

11:20

Chemical bond contrast in AFM images of a hydrogen terminated silicon surface
H Labidi, University of Alberta, Canada

11:40

Exploring the validity of the Lennard-Jones potential to describe noble gas interactions with NC-AFM
F Giessibl, University of Regensburg, Germany

12:00

Lunch and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

14:00

Robust high-resolution imaging and quantitative force spectroscopy in vacuum with tuned-oscillator atomic force microscopy
U Schwarz, Yale University, USA

14:20

Structure determination of hexagonal boron nitride nanostructures by simultaneous nc-AFM and tunneling current imaging
T Dienel, EMPA, Switzerland

14:40

Tip-surface potential derived from three components of the force using multi-frequency AFM
Y Naitoh, Osaka University, Japan

15:00

Comparison of classical and ab initio approaches to functionalized tip AFM simulation
A Yakutovich, EMPA, Switzerland 

15:20

The charge distribution of a donor-acceptor molecule altered by an ionic thin film
T Meier, University of Basel, Switzerland

15:40

Refreshments and exhibition
Foyer area and atrium

16:20

Visualizing inhomogeneous adsorption structures of lubricant molecules on a magnetic hard disk by three-dimensional scanning force microscopy
T Fukuma, Kanazawa University, Japan

16:40

Influence of the atomic-scale tip apex on the IET vibrational spectroscopy of single molecules
A Peronio, University of Regensburg, Germany

17:00

A joint Kelvin probe force microscopy and first principles study of stepped silicon surfaces with atomic resolution
R Hoffmann-Vogel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

17:20

Revealing energy level structure of individual quantum dots by tunneling rate measured by single-electron sensitive electrostatic force microscopy
Antoine Roy-Gobeil, McGill University, Canada

17:40

End of day 3 

18:00

Poster session II and drinks reception
East Midlands Conference Centre