Programme


Monday 1 June

08:00-09:00               

Registration

08:50-09:00

Welcome address

 

Chair: Lev Kantorovich (King's College London, UK)

09:00-09:40

(invited) Identifying nuclear spin states with the STM and the path towards single atom magnets
Harald Brune  (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

09:40-10:05

Unraveling the unexpected antiferromagnetic coupling of CrTPP molecules to a bare cobalt thin film
Milos Baljozovic (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)

10:05-10:30

Highly ordered self-assembly of Fe4 single molecule magnets on h-BN
Luca Gragnaniello (University of Konstanz, Germany)

10:30-11:00

Tea and Coffee

 

Chair: Ayelet Vilan (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) 

11:00-11:40

(invited) Dynamics at nano-scale: Modeling AFM manipulation and kinetics of self-assembly                  
Lev Kantorovich (King's College London, UK)

11:40-12:05

Resolving polar molecules on bulk insulators with Metallic NC-AFM tips
David Gao (University College London, UK)

12:05-12:30

Experimentally probing the rotational variation of an intermolecular potential in 3D                    
Adam Sweetman (University of Nottingham, UK)

12:30-14:00

Lunch

 

Chair: Latha Venkataraman (Columbia University, USA)

14:00-14:40

(invited) Electronic Excitation of aromatic molecules on semiconductors: From manipulation to charge transfer control
Damien Riedel (University of Paris-Sud, France)

14:40-15:05

Toward atom scale ultra low power electronic circuitry
Robert A Wolkow (University of Alberta, Canada)

15:05-15:30

Creation of Mn-complexes on a GaAs (110) surface by STM
Davide Grossi (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)

15:30-16:00

Tea and Coffee

 

Chair: Harold Brune  (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)

16:00-16:40

(invited) Rectification in single-molecule junctions: Beyond the Aviram-Ratner diode
Latha Venkataraman (Columbia University, USA)

16:40-17:20

(invited) Optically-controlled transport via nanojunctions. Theory and experiments
Joshua Szekely (Northwestern University, USA)

17:20-17:45

Surface state mediated switching of molecules: fully reversible, long-range and isomer selective
Verena Schendel (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany)

17:45-19:30

Buffet and Drinks (Cloisters)


Key dates

  • Poster submission deadline:
    12 May 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    30 April 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    22 May 2015