May 23rd – 25th 2019

Workshop venue

Kleines Theater Haar
Casinostr. 75
85540, Haar (Munich)
(suburban train stop: Haar)

Program at a glance

Thursday, May 23rd 2019

08:00 – 09:00                            Registration & coffee

09:00 – 09:10                            Dr. Adrian Cernescu – Senior Application Engineer, neaspec GmbH

Opening Remarks

Session 1                                Chairman: Dr. Mike Martin – Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, USA

09:10 – 09:30                            Dr. Fritz Keilmann – Ludwigs-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

How the s-SNOM came about

09:30 – 09:50                            Dr. Alexander Govyadinov – Product Manager, neaspec GmbH

Basics of s-SNOM: imaging and spectroscopy tutorial

09:50 – 10:10                            Dr. Andreas Huber – Director of Applications Development, neaspec GmbH

neaSNOM applications and configurations

10:10 – 10:25                           Dr. Iban Amenabar – CIC NanoGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain

Infrared Nanospectroscopy; a useful tool for solving real-world problems

10:25 – 10:40                            Dr. Bernd Kästner – PTB Berlin, Germany

Compressed Sensing in Synchrotron based IR s-SNOM

10:40 – 10:55                            Prof. Magnus Johnson – Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Nanoscale studies of the corrosion of metals

10:55 – 11:10                            Dr. Giovanni Birarda – Elettra Synchrotron, Trieste, Italy

IR s-SNOM endstation at SISSI beamline at Elettra: preliminary results and future perspectives

11:10 – 11:25                            Julian Karst – University of Stuttgart, Germany

Watching in-situ the hydrogen diffusion dynamics in magnesium on the nanoscale

11:25 – 11:40                            Prof. Elad Gross – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Identifying site-dependent reactivity on single nanoparticles

12:00 – 13:00                            Lunch at atomic kitchen 

Session 2                              Chairman: Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand – CIC NanoGUNE, Spain

13:00 – 13:15                          Dr. Raul Freitas – Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory, Campinas, Brazil

From polaritons in 2Ds to hair nano-chemistry: the multidisciplinary reach of synchrotron IR s-SNOM

13:15 – 13:30                             Prof. Frank Koppens – ICFO Barcelona, Spain

                                                        Nano-imaging of 2D-material heterostructures

13:30 – 13:45                          Prof. Pablo Alonso González – University of Oviedo, Spain

Near-field, Photocurrent, and Photoluminescence characterization at the nanoscale

13:45 – 14:00                            Prof. Yohannes Abate – The University of Georgia, USA

Tip-enhanced Photoluminescence on 2D materials

14:00 – 14:15                            Dr. Patryk Kusch – Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Studying the exciton-polariton of MoS2 by combined s-SNOM TERS experiments

14:15 – 14:30                            Dr. De Bo Hu – National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing China

Probing optical anisotropy of vdW crystals by near-field imaging

14:30 – 14:45                            Andrea Mancini – Ludwigs-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Nanospectroscopy of phonon-polariton resonators

14:45 – 15:00                            Coffee break

Session 3                                Chairman: Dr. Fritz Keilmann – Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany

15:00 – 15:15                           Dr. Mike Martin – ALS, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, USA

Infrared Synchrotron Near-Field Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy

15:15 – 15:30                            Dr. Oxana Klementieva – Lund University, Sweden

Seeing the unseeable: label-free nanospectrocopy to image amyloid beta-sheet structures directly in neurons, models of Alzheimer’s disease

15:30 – 15:45                            Dr. Aude Lereu – Institute Fresnel, Marseille, France

Nanometrology on plant cell walls

15:45 – 16:00                            Prof. Kathleen M. Gough – University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

Nanoscale analyses of lymphocyte

16:00 – 16:15                            Dr. Ognen Georgievski – The Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Rep.

Polymer brushes at the nanoscale

16:15 – 16:30                            Dr. Michaela Meyns – Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helgoland, Germany

Identifying plastics from marine environments with nano-FTIR

Evening Program

19:00                                         Dinner in the Alte Küferei at the Bavarian restaurant Ratskeller München

Meeting point: Marienplatz 8, Munich City centre

Friday, May 24th 2019

08:30 – 09:00                            Coffee

Session 4                                Chairman: Prof. Dmitri Basov – Columbia University, New York, USA

09:00 – 09:20                            Dr. Alexander Govyadinov – Product Manager, neaspec GmbH

Tutorial on quantitative data analysis: what can we learn about a sample

09:20 – 09:45                            Prof. Rainer Hillenbrand – CIC NanoGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain

Phonon Polariton Nanophotonics based on 2D Materials

09:45 – 10:00                            Dr. Antonio Ambrosio – Harvard University, Cambridge, USA

Near-field imaging of phonon polaritons in 2D materials

10:00 – 10:15                           Prof. Jianing Chen – Institute of Physics, Beijing, China

Plasmons in Semiconductors and Beyond

10:15 – 10:30                            Fabian Mooshammer – University of Regensburg, Germany

Ultrafast IR pump-probe on 2D materials with nanoscale resolution

10:30 – 10:45                            Dr. Michael Mrejen – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Transient exciton-polariton dynamics in WSe2 by ultrafast near-field imaging

10:45 – 11:00                            Coffee break

Session 5                                Chairman: Dr. Raul Freitas – LNLS, Campinas, Brazil

11:00 – 11:25                           Prof. Dmitri Basov – Columbia University, New York, USA

Infrared Nanoscopy of Quantum Materials

11:25 – 11:40                            Prof. Alexey Kuzmenko – University of Geneva, Genève, Switzerland

cryo-neaSNOM study of complex oxide interfaces

11:40 – 11:55                           Prof. Thomas Taubner – RWTH Aachen University, Germany

IR Extraction of nanoscale charge carrier densities in presence of phonon resonances

11:55 – 12:10                            Dr. Miriam Vitiello – NEST Laboratory, Pisa, Italy

Terahertz near field nanoscopy

12:10 – 12:25                            Mike Prämassing – University Bonn, Germany

Amplitude and phase characterization of localized and propagating surface plasmons

12:25 – 12:40                            Prof. Guy Bartal – Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Optical Skyrmions

12:40 – 12:55                            Dr. Florian Otto – Head of Product Management, attocube systems

Scanning Probe & Confocal Microscopy at temperatures down to mK and in high magnetic fields

12:55 – 13:00                            Robert Stabla – Head of Support, neaspec GmbH

13:15 – 14:30                            Lunch at atomic kitchen

Session 6

14:30 – 16:45                            Equipment demonstrations and NanoFactory lab tours

16:45 – 17:00                            Dr. Stefan Schiefer, CEO neaspec GmbH & Peter Kraemer, CEO attocube systems

Closing remarks

17:00                                          neaspec traditional Friday get together @ NanoFactory terrace

Informal discussions with wine & beer

Saturday, May 25th 2019

Get together social event – Boat trip on lake Chiemsee

Time for informal discussions and networking

08:15    Meeting point neaspec HQ (Eglfinger Weg 2, 85540 Haar)

08.30    Departure by bus to Prien Chiemsee with local guide

  • Boat trip to Herreninsel
  • Scenic walk to new palace and Guided palace tour (optional)
  • Boat trip to Fraueninsel
  • Traditional Bavarian lunch at Inselbräu Brewery – cost covered individually by participants
  • Boat trip to Gstadt

15:30    Departure by bus to neaspec HQ

17:00    Arrival at neaspec HQ (Eglfinger Weg 2, 85540 Haar)