Present Challenges in Surface Science and Photon-Driven Phenomena at Interfaces

Colloquium and Workshop in Honor of Dietrich Menzel

Prof. Dietrich Menzel

Dietrich Menzel is one of the pioneers of surface science. He has made important contributions to the entire field of chemical physics of surfaces, in particular to electron dynamics and electronically stimulated reactions on surfaces. On the occasion of his 80th birthday we organize a colloquium and a workshop in his honor.

We offer a flyer for download and printing:

pdf of the program (442 K).

On a separate page you will find a map and travel directions.

Program Colloquium

April 23rd, 2015, Physik-Department TU-München, Lecture Hall 2, Garching
15:00 Opening and Greetings
Surface Science Now: Solving Today’s Energy Problems
Prof. Cynthia M. Friend
Harvard University, Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology; School of Engineering & Applied Sciences; Cambridge MA, USA
Chemistry and Electron Dynamics of Molecules at Surfaces
Prof. Maki Kawai
University of Tokyo, Dept. of Advanced Materials Science; and: RIKEN, Executive Director; Tokyo, Japan
16:45 Coffee Break
4-D In-Water Holographic Microscopy for Environmental Studies at Any Depth
Prof. Hans J. Kreuzer
Dalhousie University, Dept. of Physics & Atmospheric Science; Halifax, Canada
Prof. Alexander M. Bradshaw
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik; Garching, Germany; and: Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft; Berlin, Germany
Prof. Hans-Joachim Freund
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft; Berlin, Germany
18:30 Bavarian Dinner

Program Workshop

April 24th, 2015, IPP Lecture Hall, Garching
8:50 Opening
From Surface Science to Catalysis: A Golden Era
R.J. Madix, Harvard University
Ionic Liquids Surface Science
H.-P. Steinrück, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Multiplets for the XPS of Heavy Elements: Identification of the Oxidation State
P. Bagus, University of North Texas
Functional Covalent Nanoarchitectures: Investigation and Manipulation with Light and Local Probe Techniques
F. Klappenberger, TU München
10:40 Coffee Break
Investigation of Site-Selective Bond Breaking Induced by Resonant Core-Excitations
S. Wada, Hiroshima University
Reaction Kinetics by PEEM Imaging: Spatially- and Component-Resolved Measurements
Y. Suchorski, TU Wien
Phonon-Mediated Electron Transport through CaO Thin Films
W.-D. Schneider, EPFL
Shedding Light on Internal Interfaces
U. Höfer, Universität Marburg
Ultrafast Magnetism and its Signature in the Electronic Structure
M. Weinelt, FU Berlin
12:50 Lunch Break
Double Photoemission from Ag(001) Using a High-Order Harmonic Light Source
W. Widdra, Universität Halle
J. Kirschner, MPI für Mikrostrukturphysik, Halle
Attosecond Band Gap Dynamics
M. Schultze, MPI für Quantenoptik, Garching
Attosecond Time Resolved Photoemission Experiments on Surfaces of Layered Semiconductor Crystals
U. Heinzmann, Universität Bielefeld
Ultrafast Screening and Transient Excitons at Metal Surfaces: Evidence from Multi-Photon Photoemission Spectroscopy
B. Gumhalter, Institute of Physics, Zagreb
Time-Resolved X-Ray Spectroscopy with Free-Electron Lasers
W. Wurth, Universität Hamburg & DESY Photon Science
15:00 Poster Session with Drinks

Contact / Organization


Profs. Johannes Barth und Peter Feulner
Lehrstuhl für Oberflächen- und Grenzflächenphysik
Technische Universität München
James-Franck-Str. 1
85748 Garching
Tel.: +49 89 289-12608
Prof. Hans-Joachim Freund
Department of Chemical Physics
Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin
Tel.: +49-30-8413-4100

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