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Surface Modification and Analysis

Programme (and call for poster presentations)

MEETING HISTORY: 2013 | 2014

08:15 Registration

09:15 Welcome and Introduction
Prof John Colligon, The University of Huddersfield

SESSION 1

Chair: Dr Alison Crossley

09:30 Structure-property relationships in submicron thin films.
Steve Bull, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University

10:00 A study of nanoparticle biomolecular coatings by XPS and particle sizing techniques.
Caterina Minelli, National Physical Laboratory

10:30 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 2

Chair: Dr Andrew Thomas

10:50 Every atom counts: Manipulation of single functional molecules on surfaces.
Leonard Grill, Chemistry Department, University of Graz, Graz, Austria

11:20 Atomic Layer Deposition: a process technology for functional ultra-thin films.
Paul Chalker, School of Engineering, University of Liverpool.

SESSION 3

Chair: Dr Alan Webb

11:50 2-minute Poster Presentations.
Abstracts of posters must be submitted by 3  October to Sunil.Patel@stfc.ac.uk

12:10 LUNCH / EXHIBITION / POSTERS 

13:45 IOP Vacuum Group members AGM (Annual General Meeting)

SESSION 4

Chair: Steven Schofield

14:00 Interpretation of scanning tunnelling spectroscopy of semiconductor nanostructures.
Philipp Ebert* and Holger Eisele , *Peter Gruenberg Institut, Juelich, + Germany, Technical University, Berlin, Germany

14:30 Atomic force microscopy at the picometer length scale.
Alfred J. Weymouth and Franz Giessibl, Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics, University of Regensberg, Germany

15:00 Production of superconducting coatings.
Reza Valizadeh, STFC Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, UK

15:30 TEA BREAK / EXHIBITION / POSTER PRIZE PRESENTATION

SESSION 5

Chair: John Colligon

16:00 A layman’s view of ion-surface modelling.
Roger Smith, Computing Science, Loughborough University

16:30 Lost image recovery for stained glass panels from the Rosslyn Chapel.
C. Jeynes, A. Hamilton , G.W. Grime, V.V. Palitsin, L. Antwis, 2 R.P.Webb, M. Bambrough , University of Surrey Ion Beam Centre, 1 Guildford, U.K. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2 University of Strathclyde, Scotland Scottish Glass Studios, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

SESSION 6

Chair: John Colligon

17:00 10 minute short Contributed papers.
There is a maximum of six 10 minute presentations in this period

17:00 END OF MEETING

This meeting programme has been developed by invitation and contributed  papers. It is possible to offer attendance at this meeting free-of-charge because of the generous financial support of sponsors.

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