Date: 24 September - 2 October - 2005 - Erice ITALY

12th Course
1st Summer School on:

Nanoscale self-organizing multifunctional organic materials

Fabio Biscarini, Yves Geerts, Paolo Pasini, Claudio Zannoni

A Preliminary list of Speakers a Topics includes:

F. Biscarini
A. Brillante
J. Cornil
D. de Leeuw
R. Friend
A. Furlani
R. Garcia
Y. Geerts
N. Greenham
P. Heremans
A. Menon
K. Müllen
M.M. Nielsen
C. Rovira
G. Schmidt
C. Taliani
A. Walker
C. Zannoni

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Accessing the nanoscale with scanning probe methods.
Charge transport in organic conjugated materials: The molecular picture.
Charge generation and recombination in organic solar cells: The molecular picture.
High resolution lithography for device applications.
Elements of X-ray Physics.
Observing the nanoscale by Grazing Incidence X-ray Scattering.
Patterning technologies for thin films of small molecule semiconductors.
Discotic liquid crystals as semiconductors.
Growth Phenomena and Scaling Analysis.
Bottom-up nanofabrication.
Electronics and Optoelectronics with Semiconductor Nanoparticles.
Understanding Nanostructured Photovoltaic Devices.
Confocal Raman Microscopy: Basic Understanding.
Confocal Raman Microscopy: Applications to Materials Science.
Plastic Electronics – Past, present and future.
Smooth transition from Academia to Industry.
Application of non reactive and reactive mesogens in thin film field-effect transitors.
Building conducting materials. From the design to devices.