Thursday 2 April 2015



Location (Avon Room)
Chair: Wolfgang Theis, University of Birmingham, UK


(Invited) A new era in scanning transmission electron microscopy: from single-atom defect engineering and characterisation to vibrational spectroscopy in the electron microscope
Quentin Ramasee, SuperSTEM, Daresbury, UK


Switchable nanostructured surfaces as a tool to investigate cell response in real-time
Eleonora Cantini, University of Birmingham, UK


Insight into bio-metal interface formation in vacuo: interplay of S-layer protein with copper and iron
Anna Makarova, Dresden University of Technology, Germany


Plasma polymerized vertical chemical gradients and their influence on protein adsorption
Noemi Blanchard, Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland


Tea/Coffee (Avon Lounge)


Chair: Roger Bennett, University of Reading, UK


(Invited) Model studies on heterogeneous catalysts at the atomic scale: from supported metal particles to two-dimensional zeolites
H-J Freund, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Plank Society, Germany


Oxidation and surface segregation behaviour of a Pt-Pd-Rh alloy catalyst
Paul Bagot, University of Oxford, UK


The fabrication of gold-palladium nanoparticles on TiO2(110) and the SMSI effect
Ryan Sharpe, Cardiff University, UK


The COhydrogenation over rhodium crystallites: a study at the nanoscale by field emission methods
Sten Vinicius Matthieu Lambeets, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium


Decomposition of CO on Pt(111) assisted by intense synchrotron radiation
Chanan Euaruksakul, University of Reading, UK

13.10 End of conference/Lunch (Avon Lounge)