Preliminary program

Note that the preliminary program is subject to change. The final program will be posted here later.

Dec 4

Materials for Tomorrow

Dec 5

Light at th​e nanoscale, Day 1

08.30 - 09.15 Registration
09.15 - 09.30 Welcome address

09.30 - 10.00 Immanuel Bloch, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Germany: ​​"Realizing Feynman’s Dream of a Quantum Simulator"
10.00 - 10.30 Alexia Auffèves​, CNRS Grenoble, France: "The energetic side of quantum noise"
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 11.30 Q&A with Prof Bloch and Prof Auffèves

11.30 - 12.00 Päivi Törmä, Aalto University, Finland: "New perspectives on quantum geometry, superconductivity and Bose-Einstein condensation" 
12.00 - 13.15 Lunch served in Volvofoajén
13.15 - 13.45 Stefan Hell, 2014 Nobel laureate in Chemistry, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany: "MINFLUX Nanoscopy: Superresolution post Nobel"

13.45 - 14.15 Q & A with Prof Törmä and Prof Hell

14.15 - 14.45 Thomas Ebbesen, USIAS & ISIS, University of Strasbourg, France: "The Alchemy of Vacuum" 
14.45 - 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 - 15.45 Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, United States: "The light years: Nanophotonic methods to visualize dynamic chemical and cellular processes with near-atomic-scale resolution"
15.45 - 16.15 Q & A with Prof Ebbesen and Prof Dionne
16.15 - Photo session
16.30 - 18.30 Poster session in Volvofoajén. Drinks and snacks served.
Welcome reception for high school students in Student Union Building

Dec 6

Light at the nanoscale, Day 2

09.00 - 09.30 Andreas Wallraff, ETH Zürich, Switzerland: "Quantum Computing with Superconducting Circuits"
09.30 - 10.00 Halina Rubinsztein Dunlop, University of Queensland, Australia: "Sculpted light at nano- and microscale: from quantum atom optics to living cells"
10.00 - 10.30 Q & A with Prof Wallraff and Prof Rubinsztein Dunlop
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 11.30 Naomi Halas, Rice University, United States: "From Faraday to tomorrow: nanoscale optics for sustainability and societal impact​"
11.30 - 12.00 Carlos Bustamente, University of California, Berkeley, United States: "Power at the Nanoscale: Speed, Strength and Efficiency in Biological Motor"
12.00 - 13.15 Lunch served in Volvofoajén
13.15 - 13.45 Q & A with Prof Halas and Prof Bustamente
13.45 - 13.50 Announcement of the winners of the Area of Advance Materials Science Photo Contest
13.50 - 14.05 Announcement of the winners of the 2019 Molecular Frontiers Inquiry Prize
14.10 - 14.50 Panel discussion with all speakers
14:50 - 15:00 Concluding remarks

Published: Tue 08 Jan 2019. Modified: Fri 11 Oct 2019