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Fr, 20. Juli 2018, 8:30 - 15:00 Uhr, HS Physik

Minisymposium on “Advanced Atomic Force Microscopy”

8.30 Get together

8.50 Opening, Prof. Christian Teichert, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

9.00 High-speed Atomic Force Microscopy: A tool for direct visualization of single-molecule dynamics, Prof. Takayuki Uchihashi, Nagoya University, Japan

10.00 Extending the functionality of high-speed Atomic Force Microscopy: In-line force measurements to study microtubules, Dr. Christian Ganser, Nagoya University, Japan

11.00 Break and networking

11.45 Amphibious Force Measurements: Probing and modelling local Forces in Air and Water using Atomic Force Microscopy, Dr. Sidney R. Cohen, Weizman Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

12.45 Study of the local redox processes on transition metal oxides surfaces using Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy, Prof. Franciszek Krok, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

14.00 Closing remarks and networking with refreshments

15.00 End of Minisymposium

Attendance is free of charge, however, registration until Juli 14th at physics@unileoben.ac.at is required.

Organization: Christian Teichert, Institute of Physics, Montanuniversität For further questions, please contact the symposium secretary, Mrs. Heide Kirchberger (physics@unileoben.ac.at).  

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Functional materials for Electronics, Photonics and Energy

The Institute of Physics has a long research tradition in the fields of semiconductor nanostructures and electrical transport phenomena. Newer topics include photonic crystals, organic thin films, biological and biomimetic systems as well as nanoparticles and nanoporous materials. The Institute´s methodological key competences are in experimental nanostructure characterization, notably scanning probe microscopy and X-ray and neutron scattering. Members of the Institute regularly conduct experiments at international large scale research facilities for synchrotron radiation or neutrons (for detailed information see section large-scale research facilities). Further expertise exists in microwave and infrared spectroscopy, gas sorption, contact angle measurements, fabrication of crystalline thin films via organic molecular beam epitaxy and hot-wall-epitaxy as well as atomistic modeling and simulation.