November 4 - 8, 2013, Tsukuba, Japan.

Plenary lecture (as of October 1, 2013)

  1. Guy Le Lay Aix-Marseille University, France Atom-thin novel 2D materials beyond graphene
  2. Toshio Ando Kanazawa University, Japan High-speed Atomic Force Microscopy Filming Dynamic Biomolecular Processes
  3. Seizo Morita Osaka University, Japan Frontiers of Atomically Resolved Force Microscopy at Room Temperature

ACSIN Nanoscience Prize Lecture (as of October 3, 2013)

  1. Masakazu Aono National Institute for Materials Science, Japan

Invited talks (as of October 1, 2013)

  1. Martin Aeschlimann University of Kaiserslautern, Germany Microscopic Understanding of Spin Filtering at Metal-Organic Interfaces
  2. Rob Atkin The University of New Castle, Australia Effect of Surface Potential and Ion Structure on Ionic Liquid Lubrication
  3. Robert W. Carpick University of Pennsylvania, USA In-Situ TEM Studies of Nanocontacts: New Views on Adhesion and Wear
  4. Mingwei Chen Tohoku University, Japan Surface Atomic Structure of Nanoporous Metals
  5. Eronides F. da Silva Jr. Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brasil Nanostructured wide bandgap semiconductor heterostructures for alternative device applications
  6. Zhen-Chao Dong University of Science and Technology of China, China Single-Molecule Raman Mapping with Sub-nm Spatial Resolution
  7. Adam Foster Aalto University, Finland Probing solid-liquid interfaces at the atomic scale
  8. Ken-ichi Fukui Osaka University, Japan In situ Structural Analyses of Electrochemical Interfaces by EC-FM-AFM
  9. Takashi Fukui Hokkaido University, Japan III-V semiconductor nanowires and their photovoltaic device applications
  10. F. Javier García de Abajo Instituto de Química-Física "Rocasolano" - CSIC, Spain Graphene Plasmonics: Challenges and Opportunities
  11. Leo Gross IBM Research-Zurich, Switzerland Individual Molecules Investigated with Atomically Functionalized Tips
  12. Peter Grütter McGill University, Canada Mechanical and electrical properties of atomically defined contacts
  13. Robert. J. Hamers University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Nanostructured Diamond for Renewable Energy and Sustainability
  14. Andreas Heinrich Almaden Research Center, USA The quantum and classical properties of spins on surfaces
  15. Joshua Hihath University of California, Davis, USA Electromechanical Properties of Atomic and Molecular Junctions
  16. Ryota Iino University of Tokyo, Japan Molecular mechanism of biological nanomachines probed by single-molecule techniques
  17. Thomas A. Jung Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland On-Surface Chemistry and Magneto-chemistry: A New Toolbox to Assemble Molecules and Operate their Electron and Spin States
  18. Lev Kantorovich King's College London, UK Theoretical Insight into the Role of Kinetics in Atomic-Scale Surface Processes
  19. Alexander Khajetoorians University of Hamburg, Germany Spin LEGOs – Bottom-up Fabrication of Model Magnetic Systems
  20. Tsunenobu Kimoto Kyoto University, Japan Physics of SiC MOS Interface for High-Voltage Power Devices
  21. Paul M. Koenraad Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Optical and Electrical Manipulation in STM of a Single Bi-Stable Si-Atom in GaAs
  22. Andrei Kolmakov National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA Bridging the pressure gap in the surface and interface analysis using electron transparent membranes
  23. Momoji Kubo Tohoku University, Japan First-principles and tight-binding quantum chemical molecular dynamics simulations on super-low friction mechanism of DLC and its related materials
  24. Young Kuk Seoul National University, Korea Defect States in Quantum Dots Studied with Low-Temperature Scanning Probe Microscopy
  25. Roderick Lim University of Basel, Switzerland The Nuclear Pore Complex: A Paradigm for Molecular Transport Control
  26. Nian Lin Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Creation, Manipulation and Characterization of Quasiparticles in Two-Dimensional Electron Gas
  27. Sebastian Loth Max Planck Institute Hamburg, Germany Time-Resolved Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Applied to Atomic Spin Arrays
  28. Christan A. Nijhuis National Univ. Singapore, Singapore The Role of van der Waals Forces in Molecule-Electrode Coupling: Turning around a Molecular Diode
  29. Sean O’Shea A*STAR, Singapore Friction and MEMs structures at very low load
  30. Takaharu Okajima Hokkaido University, Japan Quantifying spatial and temporal variation in cell mechanics by scanning probe microscopy
  31. Gianfranco Pacchioni Universit degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy Gold nanostructures on pure and doped oxide thin films
  32. Nacho Pascual CIC Nanogune, Spain (Basque Country) Spin, Forces and Photons in Molecular Tunneling Junctions
  33. Volker Rose Argonne National Laboratory, USA Synchrotron X-ray scanning tunneling microscopy
  34. Noemi Rozlosnik Technical University of Denmark, Denmark Characterization of Conductive Polymer Electrodes by SPM techniques
  35. Guillaume Schull IPCMS Strasbourg, France Transport and optoelectronic properties of atomic and molecular junctions
  36. Arthur R. Smith Ohio University, USA Spin-polarized scanning tunneling microscopy of complex magnetic systems grown by molecular beam epitaxy
  37. Patrick Soukiassian Universite de Paris-Sud, France Nano-Voids and Nano-Objects at Semiconductor Surface and Sub-Surface
  38. Takashi Suemasu University of Tsukuba, Japan Si-Based New Material for Thin-Film Solar Cells
  39. Seiji Takeda Osaka University, Japan Atomic-resolution environmental transmission electron microscopy for quantitative in-situ microscopy in materials science
  40. Christian Teichert Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria Peculiarities in the growth of small organic molecules on graphene substrates
  41. Tatsuo Ushiki Niigata University, Japan Scanning ion conductance microscopy for imaging biological samples
  42. Yuh-Lin Wang Academia Sinica, Taiwan & National Taiwan University, Taiwan Arrays of Functionalized Nanoparticles for Capturing Bacteria and Monitoring Their Response to Antibiotics via Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS)
  43. Toyokazu Yamada Chiba University, Japan Single molecular spintronics: spin transport through a single molecule by means of spin-polarized STM
  44. Takahiro Yamamoto Tokyo University of Science, Japan Simulation Study on Thermoelectric Properties of Carbon Nanostructures
  45. Yeom, Han Woong POSTECH, Korea STM observation of edge states of 1D and 2D topological insulators
  46. Shoji Yoshida University of Tsukuba, Japan Ultrafast spin dynamics probed by time-resolved STM
  47. Andrey V. Zotov Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Russia Self-assembly of C60 fullerenes on metal/silicon reconstructions