last update September 17, 2008, at 06:35 PM
by Andrea Locatelli

The LEEM-PEEM6 follows the format of the previous meetings. The workshop will highlight the most recent scientific advances as well as instrumental developments. Topics will include surface chemistry, organic films, magnetism, advances in LEEM-PEEM instrumentation, novel methods and applications, time resolved studies. The workshop program extends over 4 days; 34 Orals and 2 poster sessions are planned. Five distinguished Guest speakers will give lectures on subjects from related research fields.

Final program

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

15:00 - 19:30 Registration
19:30 - 21:30 Welcome Party at Caffe` degli Specchi, Piazza Unita`

Monday, September 8th, 2008

08:15 - 08:45 Registration
08:45 - 09:00 Opening Remarks
Session I Surface Chemistry (chair: Maya Kiskinova)
Guest Lecture

09:00 - 09:50
High-pressure Photoemission in Catalysis: Still new insights in well-studied systems?
R. Schlögl, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin, Germany
09:50 - 10:15 Transition metal oxidation - novel insights from in-situ low-energy electron microscopy,
J. I. Flege, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany.
10:15 - 10:40 Oxygen species on Ag(111) and the ethylene epoxidation reaction,
S. Günther, LMU München, Department. Chemie, München, Germany
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:35 Complex patterns in the NO + H2 reaction on a K-promoted Rh(110) surface
R. Imbihl, Leibniz-Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Organic films
11:35 - 12:00 In-situ microscopic study of the interface-controlled growth of rubrene thin films
J. T. Sadowski, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
12:00 - 12:25 The growth mechanism of anisotropic pentacene heteroepitaxial films
A. Al-Mahboob, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
12:25 - 14:00 LUNCH
Session III Electronic Structure (chair: Gary Kellogg)
Guest Lecture

14:00 - 14:50
Band structure theory of very low energy electron diffraction and final state effects in photoemission
E. Krasovskii, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine
14:50 - 15:15 Correlation of the electronic structure and surface oxidation of ultrathin Al films
L. Aballe, CELLS- ALBA Synchrotron Light Facility, Barcelona, Spain
15:15 - 15:40 Molecular and electronic structure of hydrogen-bond stabilized organic domains
F. Khokhar, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
15:40 - 16:10
Coffee Break
16:10 - 16:35 Morphology and electronic structure of thin graphene films on SiC
R. Tromp, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York, USA
16:35 - 17:00
Spectro-microscopy of single and multi-layer graphene supported by weakly interacting substrate
K. Knox, Columbia University, New York, USA
17:00 - 17:25 Characterization of Ag microstructure using LEEM/PEEM spectromicroscopy
Y. Fujikawa, Tohoku University, 2-1-1 Katahira, Sendai , Japan
17:30 - 19:30 POSTER SESSION

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Session I Magnetism (chair: Ernst Bauer)
Guest Lecture

09:00 - 09:50
Coordination effects in magnetic nanostructures
C. Carbone, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Trieste, Italy
09:50 - 10:15 Spin reorientation transition in ultrathin Fe films on W(110)
R. Zdyb, Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
10:15 - 10:40 Surface Electron Microscopy studies of perfectly flat films: coinage metals and Co on Ru(0001)
J. de la Figuera, CSIC, Madrid 28006, Spain
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:35 Application of x-ray spectromicroscopy to the study of magnetic properties of single nanoparticles
A. Fraile Rodríguez, Swiss Light Source, Villigen, Switzerland
11:35 - 12:00 Imaging of exchange bias in Co/FeMn bilayers on the nm length scale
F. Kronast, BESSY, Berlin, Germany
12:00 - 12:25 Antiferromagnetism vs paramagnetism: Revisiting the magnetostructure of MnAs on GaAs
S. El Moussaoui, SOLEIL Synchrotron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
12:25 - 14:00 LUNCH
Session II Advances in LEEM-PEEM instrumentation and methods (chair: Ruud Tromp)
Guest Lecture

14:00 - 14:50
Principles and prospects of direct high resolution electron image acquisition with CMOS detectors at low energies
A. R. Faruqi, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, U.K.
14:50 - 15:15 SMART - the aberration corrected spectromicroscope with high lateral and spectroscopic resolution
Th. Schmidt, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
15:15 - 15:40 Development of Stereo-PEEM and a new display analyzer for Stereo-pictures of atomic arrangement
H. Daimon, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Nara, Japan
15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 - 16:35 High brightness and high polarization electron source for Spin-LEEM
T. Nakanishi, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
16:35 - 17:00 Photoemission and mirror electron microscopy of Ga droplets on GaAs(001)
W. X. Tang, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
17:00 - 17:25 Time-of-flight- and spin-filtering in low-energy electron microscopy
G. Schönhense, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany
17:30 - 19:30 POSTER SESSION

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Session I Thin films (chair: Bene Poelsema)
Honorary lecture
09:00 - 09:50
Past and future of LEEM and PEEM
E. Bauer, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA
09:50 - 10:15 Evidence of anomalous diffusion of Pb on Si(111) from LEEM observations of non-equilibrium profile evolution
M. S. Altman, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
10:15 - 10:40 LEEM and LEEM-IV investigations of Pd/Cu(001) surface alloys: surface diffusion, Pd dissolution, and island buckling
G. L. Kellogg, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:35 Labyrinth-like island growth during Pd/Ru(0001) heteroepitaxy
A. K. Schmid, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
11:35 - 12:00 Using LEEM-based electron reflectivity to understand how graphene grows on ruthenium
K. F. McCarty, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, USA
12:00 - 12:25 Stress induced stripe formation in Pd/W(110)
T. O. Mentes, Sincrotrone Trieste, Italy.
12:25 - 14:00 LUNCH
Session II Time resolved methods
14:00 - 14:25 Magnetization dynamics of magnetic microstructures using time-resolved PEEM with deflection gating
A. Kaiser, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany
14:25 - 14:50 Field dependence of the vortex core speed in micron sized FeNi disks
K. Fukumoto, SPring-8/JASRI, Hyogo, Japan
14:50 - 15:15 Surface plasmon polariton microscopy
F.-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
15:15 - 15:40 Magnetic dichroism of magnetic ultrathin films using laser-PEEM
T. Nakagawa, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan
15:40 - 16:00 The next LEEM PEEM conference
Presentations and voting
17:00 - 18:15 Trip to
19:15 - 24:00 SOCIAL DINNER
at Castello Formentini

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Session I Novel methods and applications (chair: Mike Altman)
Guest Lecture

09:00 - 09:50
Ferroelectric, ferromagnetic, and multiferroic oxide thin films: Basic physics, emerging applications, and their growth by MBE
D. Schlom, Cornell University, PA, USA
09:50 - 10:15 Imaging ferroelectric domains using low energy electrons
S. Cherifi, Institut Néel, CNRS & UJF, Grenoble, France
10:15 - 10:40 Energy filtered imaging of photoemission threshold, core level and valence band of highly p and n doped pattern silicon
N. Barrett, CEA DSM/IRAMIS/SPCSI, Gif sur Yvette, France
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:35 LEEM observation of surfaces using a beam of energetic self-ions
W. Swiech, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL , U.S.A.
11:35 - 12:00 Imaging Oxide-Covered Doped Silicon Structures Using Low-Energy Electron Microscopy
M. L. Anderson, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A.
12:00 - 12:25 REM, LODREM and LEEM comparison for surface studies
P. Müller, CINAM, Marseille, France
12:25 - 13:00 Concluding Remarks
13:00 - 17:00 VISIT TO
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