Wednesday 12 April

Session 7

Chair: Geoff Thorton

08:00 Registration
09:00 (invited) Surface and Interface Science for the 21st century: wet, warm and dense
Miquel Salmeron, University of California Berkeley, USA
09:40 Near-ambient-pressure x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy study of ultra-stable aerosol-assisted-chemical-vapour-deposition-processed Cs2SnI6 double perovskite
Chun-Ren Ke, University of Manchester, UK
10:00 Development of a high intensity electrospray source for UHV deposition of large molecules for STM studies
Dan Warr, University of Warwick, UK
10:20 Persistent photoconductivity in non-polar ZnO as a function of surface OH coverage probed by laser-pump synchrotron radiation-probe XPS and NAP-XPS
Andrew Williamson, University of Manchester, UK
10:40 Refreshments

Session 8

Chair: Daniele Selli

11:00 (invited) Breaking and making the ice
Angelos Michaelides, University College London, UK
11:40 Atomic-scale diffusion and friction on a topological insulator surface: H2O on Bi2Te3(111)
Anton Tamtögl, Graz University of Technology, Austria
12:00 Vicinal ZnO(10-14): surface structure and stability upon H2O exposure
Elin Grånäs, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Germany
12:20 A molecularly resolved study of palladium coordination to a self-assembled monolayer (SAM)
Rodrigo M Ortiz de la Morena, University of St Andrews, UK
12:40 Lunch

Session 9

Chair: Mark Golden

14:00 (invited) In situ x-ray scattering studies of the atomic structure/charge distribution at the electrochemical interface
Yvonne Grunder, University of Liverpool, UK
14:40 Model Cu/Au catalytic surfaces for coupled dehydrogenation/hydrogenation reactions
Federico Grillo, University of St Andrews, UK
15:00 STM and AFM investigation of bi-isonicotinic acid assemblies on Au(111) using CO terminated tips
Allen Alexander, University of Nottingham, UK
15:20 Physics with single molecules
Walther Schwarzacher, University of Bristol, UK
15:40 Refreshments

Session 10

Chair: Karen Syres

16:00 (invited) Surface and interface chemistry in next generation solar cells
Wendy R Flavell, University of Manchester, UK
16:40 Organic photovoltaics and electrospray deposition: in-situ growth of thin-films probed with soft x-ray spectroscopy
Robert Temperton, University of Nottingham, UK
17:00 Surface chemistry of biomimetic In2.77S4 and its effects in photocatalytic hydrogen production
Ruben Ahumada-Lazo, University of Manchester, UK
17:20 RIXS and ultra-fast molecule-surface charge transfer dynamics
James O'Shea, University of Nottingham, UK
17:40 C8H8 at Cu(111) - structure and dynamics
Nadav Avidor, University of Cambridge, UK
18:00 Break
19:30 Conference dinner
Zouk Tea Bar & Grill, Unit 5, The Quadrangle, Chester Street, Manchester, M1 5QS


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (posters):
    27 February 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    27 February 2017
  • Accommodation booking deadline:
    12 March 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    31 March 2017