Frontiers of Nanoscience

9th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

Date: May 14–15, 2004
Venue: Congress Centre Rotes Ross, Halle (Saale) , Germany

The symposium lectures were published as Conference Proceedings No. 6.


Friday May 14, 2004

13.30   Welcoming Remarks
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus (Chairman, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.)

Convener: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schlachetzki (TU Braunschweig)

14.00   Prof. Dr. Akira Tonomura (Central Research Lab. of Hitachi Ltd.):
The Quantum World Unveiled by Electron Waves

14.45   Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knoll (Director, MPI for Polymer Research):
Nanoscope Building Blocks from Polymers, Metals and Semiconductors

15.30   Coffee break

Convener: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schlachetzki / Dr. Achim W. Hassel

16.00   Prof. Dr. Satoshi Kawata (Osaka University and Riken):
Nano Optics beyond the Diffraction Limit

16.45   sight-seeing tour Halle
19.30   Reception and Dinner

Saturday May 15, 2004

Convener: Dr. Achim W. Hassel (MPI für Eisenforschung)

09.00   Instruments of Funding German-Japanese Scientific Exchange:
Joint Presentation by AvH, DAAD, DFG, MPG (690 KB)
List of Programmes and Corresponding Web Links (68 KB)
Presentation by JSPS (470 KB)

09.30   Dr. Margit Zacharias (MPI of Microstructure Physics):
Nanostructures – à la carte
Abstract Zacharias (204 KB)

10.15   Coffee break

10.45   Prof. Dr. Masuo Aizawa (President, Tokyo Institute of Technology):
Challenges of Bio-nanotechnology
Presentation Aizawa Teil 1 (992 KB)
Presentation Aizawa Teil 2 (556 KB)

Convener: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ertl (University Erlangen-Nürnberg)

11.30   Prof. Dr. Alfred Nordmann (TU Darmstadt, Institute of Philosophy):
Nanotechnology: Convergence and Integration

12.15   Lunch
13.30   Annual Assembly, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.
13.30   sight-seeing tour to Wittenberg
15.00   sight-seeing tour to Wittenberg

Excerpts (in German) from an interview with Dr. Margit Zacharias and Prof. Dr. Masuo Aizawa, recorded during the symposium and broadcasted one week later on the Deutschland Radio Köln, within the program “Forschung aktuell”: Interview (3,4 MB, 3:45 min.)

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