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December 8-9 2022, SPIRITS/LIMNI joint workshop: Innovative Materials and Nanoscale Analysis

SPIRITS/LIMNI joint workshop: Innovative Materials and Nanoscale Analysis

what? A joint LIMNI workshop in collaboration with iCeMS, Kyoto University on innovative materials and nanoscale analysis. There will be interesting multidisciplinary lectures crossing the fields of physics, chemistry, mechanical, biomedical and electrical engineering and devices.

where? Curie - 492-31.00.118, Celestijnenlaan 200F, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

when? 8-9-December-2022

for whom?

  • All PhD, postdoc and ZAP members interested in various fields of materials and nanoscale analysis ranging from optical instrumentation to electronics and atomic probes, challenges and opportunities.
  • Those involved in this highly interdisciplinary field,  ranging from electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical, and materials engineering as well as physics and chemistry fields including all relevant technology areas are invited to participate. 


8th December

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:15 Opening Remarks & intro of SPIRITS and LIMNI

13:15-14:25 Chairperson: TBA                                                                    

13:15-13:55 Kenji Hirai, Hokkaido U (online)

Title: Effects of Vibropolaritonic States on Molecular Chemistry

13:55-14:35 Shun Tokuda, Kyoto U

Title: Controlling Crystal Packing of Cages from Molecular Surface Structure


14:35-14:55 Coffee break


14:55-16:30 Chairperson: TBA                                                                    

14:55-15:35 Francisco Molina-Lopez, KUL

Title: Inducing Molecular Anisotropy to Boost the Performance of Organic Electronics

15:35-16:15 Mathias Wolf, KUL (online)

Title: Lithium Endohedral Fullerene: a Novel Nanomaterial for Nonlinear Optics


16:15-16:30 Coffee break


16:30-17:50 Chairperson: TBA                                                                     

16:30-17:10 Jorid Smets and Giel Arnauts, KUL

Title: Periodic Optical Structures for Gas Sensing

17:10-17:50 Rémi Métivier, ENS paris saclay

Title: Collective Effects in Photo- and Mechano-responsive Molecular Assemblies

9th December

9:15-10:25 Chairperson: TBA                                                               

9:15-9:55 Claudia Fleischmann, KUL/imec

Title: Atom Probe Tomography: a Versatile Technique for Nano-scale Materials Characterization

9:55-10:35 Shuhei Furukawa, Kyoto U

Title: Assembling Metal-organic Cages as Porous Materials


10:35-10:50 Coffee break


10:50-12:15 Chairperson: TBA                                                  

10:50-11:30 Kunal Mali, KUL

Title: Nanoscale Interfacial Chemistry Studied Using Scanning Probe Microscopy


11:30-12:10 Virginia Martínez, Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

Title: Hybrid Dye-zeolite Photoactive Materials with Optical Properties


12:10-12:15 Closing remarks: Tomoko Inose


13:30-18:00 Lab tour




Registration deadline: Dec. 5, 2022

Register here