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NanoNet International Conference 2019

The International Conference 2019 of the International Helmholtz Research School for Nanoelectronic Networks (IHRS NanoNet) was held in Dresden from October 08 - 11, 2019. Location was the hotel Innside by Melia in Dresden Downtown.
The information flyer can be downloaded in full-size A1 here ( 653 kB ) or smaller A4 ( 158 kB ).
Some impressions from the workshop and Dresden can be found in the Picture Gallery.

Conference Focus

We could welcome 61 participants of 20 nationalities, especially students and scientists from our School, from the Dresden area, and from other institutions and labs all around the world. The program covered the following topics:
  • Single Molecules
  • Nanowires
  • 2D materials
  • DNA and Self Organisation
  • General Nanotechnology
  • Theory

Invited speakers

The following invited speakers confirmed their participation:
  • Bol, Ageeth (Eindhoven, NL), ALD of Transition Metal Di- and Tri-Chalcogenides with Phase and Morphology Control
  • Frank, Otakar (Prague, CZ), Deformation in 2D Materials PDF ( 7,3 MB )
  • Joachim, Christian (Toulouse, FR), Nanocar Race I & II: Technology and Molecule-mechanics
  • Herrmann, Carmen (Hamburg, DE), First-principles Approaches to Molecular Spintronics PDF ( 58,5 MB )
  • Holmes, Justin D. (Cork, IE), A Chemistry Toolbox for Bottom-Up and Top-Down Nanowire Devices
  • Metzger, Robert (Alabama, US), Unimolecular Electronics: Is there a Future? PDF ( 3,3 MB )
  • Kleinekathöfer, Ulrich (Bremen, DE), Environmental Effects on Energy and Charge Transfer in Molecular Systems: A multi-scale Approach
  • Ortmann, Frank (Dresden, DE), From Electronic Structure to Charge-, Spin- and Polaron-Transport
  • Porath, Danny (Jerusalem, IL), Novel DNA-Based Molecules and Their Charge Transport Properties
  • Seifert, Gotthard (Dresden, DE), Layered Inorganic Nanostructures - Electronic and Structural Properties PDF ( 5,4 MB )
  • PDFs are available for participants. For other inquiries, please contact the speakers individually.

Contributed Papers / Best Poster Prize

Besides the lectures given by the Invited Speakers, Contributed Talks and 25 Posters were presented.
The Best Poster Prize was awarded to Jana Marie Mayer from Hamburg University.
The Second Prize went to Tim Kühne from TU Dresden, and the Third Prize was awarded to Benjamin Hacker from FAU Erlangen/Nürnberg.
Next in the ranking were Wenbo Sheng (NanoNet & TU Dresden), Filip Kilibarda (NanoNet & HZDR), Phanish Chava (NanoNet & HZDR), Banerjee Semanti (IPF Dresden), and Vincent Strenzke (Univ Hamburg).


The program started on Tuesday at lunch time and run until Friday lunch time.
We had a Poster Session with 25 posters on display on Tuesday, late afternoon.
Different guided Walking Tours on topics like 'Composers and Music', 'Peaceful Revolution 1989', 'Architecture', and 'Baroque and the Wedding of 1719' provided more insight to Dresden and Saxony history, arts and architecture on Wednesday afternoon.
The social highlight was the Steam Boat trip on Thursday together with the Conference Dinner. We will travel on the historic paddle steamer 'Meissen' built in the year 1885, more info here.
The 1-page program overview is given here (PDF, updated 06.10.2019 , 230 kB ).

Abstract Booklet

The complete Abstract Booklet can be downloaded here ( 9,2 MB ).
Please, consider the environment before printing.

Participants / Registration / Fees / Support

There is no conference fee.
Room rates are 89/64.50 EUR per person and night in single/double room. We provide financial support for participants with accepted oral or poster contribution by (1) providing free board and lodging, and (2) partial travel funding if requested. Registration Deadline was extended to September 23rd.

Contributed papers were presented as talk or poster.
Participation in the workshop program was by invitation only.

The Registration portal is closed now. In case you are interested to attend, please contact the NanoNet coordinator by email.
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The workshop was organized by the International Helmholtz Research School for Nanoelectronic Networks (IHRS NanoNet) funded by the Initiative and Networking Fund of the German Helmholtz Association (VH-KO-606).