17th International Colloquium
on Scanning Probe Microscopy (ICSPM17)

Conference Program

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10-Dec (Thu) 11-Dec (Fri) 12-Dec (Sat)
Registration (12:00-14:00)
Wellcome address (14:00-14:05)
Session 1
Atomic Control
14:05 S1-1s H. Manoharan
14:45 S1-2 A. Nayak
15:00 S1-3 Y. Kinoshita
15:15 S1-4 K. Miyake
Coffee break (15:30-15:50)
Session 2
15:50 S2-1i H. Tanaka
16:20 S2-2 M. Hirose
16:35 S2-3 S. Yoshida
Session 3
Exhibitor's presentation
Break (17:40-18:00)
Dinner (18:00-19:30)
Session 4
Poster session (19:30-21:30)
Breakfast (07:00-09:00)
Session 5
09:00 S5-1s S. O'Shea
09:40 S5-2 M. Kageshima
09:55 S5-3 Y.J. Li
10:10 S5-4 K. Kaisei
10:25 S5-5 D. Wang
Coffee break (10:40-11:00)
Session 6
11:00 S6-1s S. Loth
11:40 S6-2 T. Komeda
11:55 S6-3 T. Mizoguchi
Lunch (12:10-13:15)
Conference Photo (13:15-13:30)
Session 7
Biological 1
13:30 S7-1s O. Sahin
14:10 S7-2 I.-S. Hwang
14:25 S7-3 H. Asakawa
14:40 S7-4 Y. Shinozaki
Coffee break (14:55-15:15)
Session 8
Optical and Other Methods
15:15 S8-1i T. Okuda
15:45 S8-2 M. Takihara
16:00 S8-3 K. Hara
16:15 S8-4i Y. Kawano
16:45 S8-5 T. Matsumoto
Break (17:00-18:00)
Banquet (18:00-21:00)
Breakfast (07:00-09:00)
Session 9
Biological 2
09:00 S9-1s Y. Korchev
09:40 S9-2 C. Su
09:55 S9-3 T.W. Nakayama
10:10 S9-4 S. Machida
Coffee break (10:25-10:45)
Session 10
Carbon Materials
10:45 S10-1i M. Nagase
11:15 S10-2 S. Mammadov
11:30 S10-3 Y. Mera
Closing remark (11:45-11:50)

All Program in HTML format

Accommodation fee during the conference is included in the registration fee. Thus, basically, all attendee stay at the conference site hotel, Atagawa Heights.

Oral presentations including invited talks are given in a single session.

Exhibition by sponsers is made in the main hall from Dec 10 afternoon to Dec 11 evening. Short presentation by exhibitors are given in the oral session on Dec 10.

The poster session is held in the evening on Dec 10.
Each poster board is 90cm in width and 100cm in height.

Wireless internet connection is available for your notebook pc at the lobby of the hotel and wired connection is available in the oral presentation hall. We are sorry that no public pc is provided for the internet access.

Oral Presentation Guideline


Type Presentation Discussion
Invited-S   35 min 5 min
Invited   25 min 5 min
Generic   10 min 5 min


Speakers can use a digital projector for PC or an overhead projector for transparencies as described below. A laser pointer and a lapel microphone are also provided.
Slides and video tapes can NOT be used.

To speakers who use your own laptop PC.

Your pc should have a mini D-sub 15-pin output (female), a standard monitor terminal, to be connect with the projector. The power supply is AC100V, 50Hz, with the plug type A, which has two flat blades without GND.

In case of a connection problem, you should bring a copy of your presentation in a CD-R or a USB memory stick, which can be used with our backup computers that have the latest version of PowerPoint on Windows XP and MacOSX. But please do NOT rely too much on our computers since they may not work properly for various reasons, such as the version inconsistency of PowerPoint. We strongly recommend that you also bring transparencies as a means of last resort.

Poster Presentation Guideline

Poster sessions are scheduled in the evening on Dec 10. Each poster board is 90 cm in width and 100 cm in height.

Your poster should be mounted on the board before the dinner on Dec 10 and removed immediately after the session. Pushpins are provided for mounting posters.
We are not responsible for the posters left on the board after the session.

Invited speakers

Invited speakers will be announced here.
Kawano, Yukio (RIKEN)
"Scanning electrometer based on quantum electronic devices: Mapping of electric potential and its fluctuation"
Korchev, Yuri E (Imperial College London)
"Beyond the Optical Resolution in Living Cells: Biomedical Applications of Scanning Ion Conductance Microscopy"
Loth, Sebastian (IBM)
"Spin pumping in atomic scale magnetic structures"
Manoharan, Hari (Stanford University)
Okuda, Taichi (Hiroshima University)
"Synchrotron radiation-assisted scanning tunneling microscopy for nanometer scale chemical analysis"
O'Shea, Sean (Inst. of Materials Research and Engineering)
"AFM of nanoscale confined liquid : the interplay between molecular order, squeeze-out and dissipation"
Sahin, Ozgur (Harvard University)
"Mechanical response of biomolecules probed by microsecond force spectroscopy"