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14-18 September 2014

Berlin, Germany

Scientific Programme

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Sunday, September 14

10:00 - 13:00 REGISTRATION

13:00 - 18:00

Tutorials (incl. Coffee Break):

Prof. Michael S. Altman, Hong Kong, University of Science and Technology, China
Image Formation Using Fourier Optics and Contrast Transfer Function

Prof. Ruud M. Tromp, IBM Research Yorktown Heights, USA
Aberration Correction: Theory and Practice

Dr. Frank Meyer zu Heringdorf, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Strategies for Time-Resolved Microscopy


Monday, September 15

8:00 - 8:40 REGISTRATION

8:40 - 9:00 Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:40
H. Brune (invited), EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Honeycomb Networks as Templates for Magnetic

9:40 - 10:00
J. Jobst, Leiden University, Netherlands
Local Potentials from 2D-Layer Quantum Interference

10:00 - 10:20
A. Locatelli, Elettra Triest, Italy
Ripening and stability of rare gas clusters under

10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

10:40 - 11:00
S. Valencia, HZB Berlin, Germany
Electric field switching of ferromagnetism in FeRh thin
films above room temperature

11:00 - 11:20
A. Quesada, CSIC Madrid, Spain
Temperature dependence of the single-domain
threshold in Fe nanostrips: a reversible magnetic

11:20 - 11:40
A. K. Schmid, LBNL Berkeley, USA
Unlocking Bloch-type chirality in ultrathin magnets
through uniaxial strain

11:40 - 12:00
M. Suzuki, Osaka University, Japan
Magnetic domain structures of Co/Ni multilayers: A
study with high brightness and highly spin-polarized

12:00 – 13:40 LUNCH BREAK

13:40 - 14:20
J. Rodenburg (invited), University of Sheffield, UK
Ptychography: a revolution in atomic-scale
microscopic imaging

14:20 - 14:40
M. C. Richter, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
Growth of topological parent compounds: Bi thin
layers on InAs(111)

14:40 - 15:00
N. Akutsu, Osaka University, Japan
Quantitative analysis of step bunching on Si(111)
surface induced by (1x1)-(7x7) phase transition

15:00 - 15:20 COFFEE BREAK

15:20 - 15:40
T. Koshikawa, Osaka University, Japan
A novel compact 3D spin manipulator

15:40 - 16:00
H. Marchetto, Elmitec GmbH, Germany
New imaging detector for LEEM and PEEM

16:00 - 16:20
Y. Yamauchi, Tsukuba, Japan
Development of a spin-polarized metastable-atom
emission electron microscope

16:20 - 16:40
A. Kaiser, SPECS GmbH Berlin, Germany
New developments and future trends in highresolution

 17:20 - 19:20 Poster Session 1 (PDF, 89 kB)

Tuesday, September 15

8:20 - 9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:40
A. D. Bass (invited), Sherbrooke University, Canada
Interactions of Slow Electrons with Organic Matter

9:40 - 10:00
B. Stadtmüller, OPTIMAS, University of
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Electronic structure of organic monolayer films on a
Pb/Ag(111) surface alloy

10:00 - 10:20
A. Thete, Leiden University, Netherlands
Low energy electron (0-100eV) interaction with resists
using LEEM

10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

10:40 - 11:00
J. T. Sadowski, BNL New York, USA
Spectro-microscopic study of the formation of
supramolecular networks

11:00 - 11:20
C. Henneke, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Formation of heteromolecular PTCDA: CuPc phases
on Ag(111)

11:20 - 11:40
E. Ghanbari, University Linz, Austria
Correlation between PEEM and optical reflectance:
Growth of alpha-6T on Ag(111)

11:40 - 12:00
A. Schöll, University Würzburg, Germany
Uncovering Molecular Orbitals by Photoelectron
Momentum Mapping

12:00 – 13:40 LUNCH BREAK

13:40 - 14:20
T. Valla (invited), Brookhaven National Laboratory,
Natural and Artificial Hetero-Structures Involving
Topological Insulators

14:20 - 14:40
C. Mathieu, CEA, DSM/IRAMIS/SPEC, Gif-sur-
Yvette, France
Band structure of single ferroelectric domains in

14:40 - 15:00
C. Tusche, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure
Physics, Germany
High resolution and spin-resolved momentum
microscopy measurements of the electronic structure
of solids

15:00 - 15:20 COFFEE BREAK

15:20 - 15:40
J. de la Figuera, CSIC Madrid, Spain
A look at Magnetite(001) from the Surface to the Bulk
with Cathode Lens Microscopies

15:40 - 16:00
J. I. Flege, University of Bremen, Germany
Intensity-voltage low-energy electron microscopy of
oxides on transition metal surfaces

16:00 - 16:20
T. Giela, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
The investigation of high temperature tungsten oxide
phases and their transitions with LEEM microscopy

16:20 - 16:40
F. Genuzio, Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin, Germany
Tuning the surface termination of Iron Oxide films

16:40 – 16:50
D. Pohlenz, Focus GmbH, Germany
Focus beyond PEEM and NanoESCA

 17:20 - 19:20 Poster Session 2 (PDF, 109 kB)

Wednesday, September 17

8:20 - 9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:40
J. Kirschner (invited), Max Planck Institute of
Microstructure Physics, Germany
Experiments on the exchange-correlation hole in

9:40 - 10:00
K. S. R. Menon, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics,
Kolkata, India
Magnetic skin layer of NiO(100) probed by polarization
dependent spectromicroscopy

10:00 - 10:20
H. Ohldag, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation
Lightsource, USA
The Mystery of Two Transitions in LSMO

10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

10:40 - 11:00
M. S. Altman, Hong Kong University of Science and
Technology, China
Spin depth profiling with slow electrons

11:00 - 11:20
T. Taniuchi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Linear and circular dichroism imaging in threshold
photoemission PEEM

11:20 - 11:40
G. Schönhense, University Mainz, Germany
Time-of-Flight Momentum Microscopy

11:40 - 12:00
R. M. Tromp, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center,
New York, USA
Towards 1 Nanometer Resolution

12:00 – 13:40 LUNCH BREAK

13:40 - 14:20
J. Verbeeck (invited), University of Antwerp, Belgium
The production and use of electron vortex beams

14:20 - 14:40
A. Mikkelsen, Lund University, Sweden
Semiconductor nanowire heterostructures and devices
imaged using SPELEEM

14:40 - 15:00
D. E. Jesson, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Dynamic Aspects of Droplet Epitaxy

15:00 - 15:20 COFFEE BREAK

15:20 - 15:40
R. Imbihl, University Hannover, Germany
Travelling Vanadium Oxide Islands on Rh(111) in a
Catalytic Reaction

15:40 - 16:00
S. Günther, Technical University Munich, Garching,
On the nature of oxygen species on Ag(111)

16:00 - 16:20
H. H. Rotermund, Dalhousie University, Halifax,
The Riddles of Subsurface Oxygen in Pattern
Formation during CO-oxidation on Platinum

16:20 - 16:40
H. Kim, University Grenoble Alpes, France
Doping efficiency of single and randomly stacked
bilayer graphene by iodine adsorption

18:30 – 23:30
CONFERENCE DINNER CRUISE incl. bus transfers
(pick-up at hotel Best Western, drop-off at hotels Best
Western, Wyndham Excelsior, Metropolitan)

Thursday, September 18

8:20 - 9:00 REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:40
H. A. Dürr (invited), Stanford Linear Accelerator
Center and LCLS, USA
Imaging ultrafast spin dynamics with x-ray free electron

9:40 - 10:00
E. Bauer, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona,
A multi-method study of complex crystallization

10:00 - 10:20
M. Förster, University Mainz, Germany
Strain mediated electric field manipulation of spin
structure in Nickel nanostructures on PMN-PT (110)

10:20 - 10:40 COFFEE BREAK

10:40 - 11:00
P. Thielen, OPTIMAS, Technical University
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Coherent 2D nanoscopy – A multidimensional
spectroscopic method on the nanoscale

11:00 - 11:20
Q. Sun, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Exploring quadrupole and higher order surface
plasmon resonances in individual plasmonic
nanoantennas by PEEM

11:20 - 11:40
R. Könenkamp, Portland State University, USA
Seeing light with photoelectrons

11:40 - 12:00
C. Lemke, University Kiel, Germany
The Interplay between Localized and Propagating
Plasmonic Excitations Tracked in Space and Time

12:00 – 12:20 Concluding Remarks

12:20 - 13:40 LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 19:30
Company visit SPECS, Berlin, incl. bus transfers
(pick-up at hotel Best Western, drop-off at hotels Best
Western, Wyndham Excelsior, Metropolitan)
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Additional Information



Conference Office

Margret Frey

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Peter Grünberg Institute 


Phone: +49 2461 61-6139

Fax: +49 2461 61-2620

Email: lp9@fz-juelich.de


Conference Chair 


Prof. Claus M. Schneider 

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH 

Peter Grünberg Institute 

Electronic Properties (PGI-6) 

52425 Jülich, Germany