NMAET II                                         17 - 18 October 2006 - NPL, Teddington

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NMAET-II LogoPast Conferences:
Nano-Molecular Analysis for Emerging Technologies II

17 - 18 October 2006 - NPL, Teddington


Conference Programme, Topics and Invited Speakers

Download a final progamme for both days (Adobe Acrobat file PDF)

Day 1:  Frontier issues in the Characterisation of Nanoparticles, Fibres and Nanowires

Analysis and characteristation of Environmental and Engineered Nanoparticles

Dr Don Baer, USA
The secret lives of nanoparticles: characteristics of nanoparticles and nanostructured materials that are frequently forgotten or ignored (abstract)

Dr Klaus Wittmaack, Germany
Characterisation of ambient and laboratory generated nanoparticles (abstract)

Nano-Analysis of Fibres

Professor Graham Leggett, University of Sheffield, UK
Frictional force microscopy and the nano-analysis of fibres (abstract)

Nanotubes, Nanowires and Fullerenes

Dr Julie Macpherson, University of Warwick, UK
Carbon nano-tube AFM tips for the characterisation of surfaces and devices (abstract)

Poster Session and Manufacturer Exhibition

Following the oral presentations on the 17 October, a dedicated poster session and manufacturers' exhibition was held. However, posters and the exhibition were on display throughout the duration of the meeting.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner followed the poster session on the evening of 17 October. The dinner was held at an excellent local restaurant, The Wharf, situated by the River Thames.

Day 2:  Frontier issues in Organic Multilayer Characterisation

Measurement requirements and capability development for Pharmaceutical/drug delivery systems

Dr Christine Mahoney, USA
3-D characterization of polymeric biomaterials and model drug delivery systems with cluster secondary ion mass spectrometry (abstract)

Characterisation of biological and bio-nano surfaces

Dr Birgit Hagenhoff, TASCON GmbH, Germany
TOF-SIMS characterisation of biological materials using cluster sources and imaging

Characterisation of organic layers for electronic devices

Dr Iain McCulloch, Merck Chemicals,UK
The development of solution processed semiconducting polymers in organic field effect transistors (abstract)

Characterisation of thin polymer films

Professor M Miles, University of Bristol, UK
Video rate AFM for the real time characterisation of polymers and biological systems (abstract)

Poster Session and Manufacturer Exhibition

Following the oral presentations on the 18 October, a dedicated poster session and manufacturers' exhibition was held. However, posters and the exhibition were on display throughout the duration of the meeting.

Organising Committees

The Scientific Organising Committee for the meeting

Prof Heinrich Arlinghaus, Universität Münster, Germany
Prof Peter Doyle, Unilever,UK
Dr Ian Fletcher, ICI, UK
Dr Patick Gunning, Institute of Food Research, UK
Dr Alan Paul, CSMA Ltd, UK
Dr Nick Stone, Novalia, UK
Dr Dave Sykes, Loughborough Surface Analysis Ltd, UK
Prof Edman Tsang, University of Reading, UK
Prof John Vickerman, University of Manchester, UK
Dr Phil Williams, University of Nottingham, UK

The Local Organising Committee

Charles Clifford, Peter Cumpson, Ian Gilmore, Felicia Green, Alex Shard and Martin Seah

Manufacturer Exhibition

  • Omicron NanoTechnology
  • LOT-Oriel
  • Veeco
  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon
  • Infinitesima
  • Windsor Scientific
  • ION-TOF GmbH
  • Indigo Scientific
  • Nanosight
  • Asylum Research
  • Scanwel
  • Ionoptika


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