Preliminary program
Thursday, May 14
For detailed program please see JBCI-Workshop "New trends in surface enhanced spectroscopy"!
10:00 Beginning of scientific program (IPHT at Campus Beutenberg)
Trends in surface enhanced spectroscopy
M. Käll (Univ. Göteborg) - Nanoplasmonic molecular sensing
S. Blair (Univ. Utah) - Surface enhanced fluorescence substrates
U. C. Fischer (Univ. Münster) - A metal coated tetrahedral tip as a probe for tip enhanced spectroscopy
V. Deckert (FSU Jena) - Practical aspects for tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Towards reproducible SERS substrates
A. Hohenau (Univ. Graz) - SERS on lithographic substrates: polarization effects and spectral enhancement factors
G. B. Braun (Univ. California) - SERS clusters via controlled nanoparticle linking, polymer encapsulation, and small molecule infusion
D. Cialla (FSU Jena) - Reproducible nanostructured gold surfaces for analytical devices
SER(R)S @ Bioanalysis
D. Graham (Univ. Strathclyde) - Functionalised Nanoparticles and SERRS for Bioanalysis
K. K. Strelau (FUS Jena) - Enzymatically produced silver nanoparticles for manifold areas of bioanalytical applications
J. Kneipp (HU Berlin) - Gold nanosensors based on one- and two-photon surface-enhanced Raman scattering
I. Willner (Univ. Jerusalem) - Molecular and Biomolecular Sensing with Nanoparticles
19:00 Come-together buffet / Lecture "The Bauhaus in Jena" (Scala Restaurant, Intershop Tower, 5min from hotel IBIS)
Friday, May 15
09:00 Beginning
S. D'Agostino (CNR-INFM Lecce) - Modelling of electromagnetic field enhancement for Ag nanospheres touching Ag/SiO2 substrates
M. Dridi (Univ. Troyes) - Modeling of metallic nanostructures embedded in liquid crystals. Application to the tuning of their plasmon resonance.
B. Mennucci (Univ. Pisa) - Small metal nanoparticles as excitation energy transfer acceptors: the microscopic mechanism unraveled by quantum mechanics
10:30 End of JBCI-Workshop
11:00 Beginning of Symposium "Molecular Plasmonics 2009"
Plasmonics 1
A. Steinbrück (IPHT Jena) Sensoric potential of (bi)metallic nanoparticles
F. Zhang (Univ. Marburg) Link pH indicator molecules to gold nanoparticles
C. Sönnichsen (Univ. Mainz) Synthesis of rod-shaped gold nanorattles with improved plasmon sensitivity and catalytic activity
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch / posters
Plasmonics 2
A. Trügler (Univ. Graz) High-Resolution Surface Plasmon Imaging
G. Hüttmann (Univ. Lübeck) Modelling of optical properties and temperature distribution in and around Gold nanorods
J. Plain (Univ. Troyes) Near field study of nano-antennae by photochemical imaging
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break / posters
Plasmonics 3
A. Kotlyar (Univ. Tel Aviv) Production And Optical Properties Of DNA-Nanoparticles Hybrids
G. Markovich (Univ. Tel Aviv) Plasmon Resonance Enhanced Absorption and Circular Dichroism
17:30 Orchids Excursion (starts at IPHT, ends downtown)
19:30 Dinner at Café Einstein (downtown, 5 min from ibis)
Saturday, May 16
9:00 Beginning
Fluorescence 1
D. Gerard (Aix-Marseille Univ.) Enhanced fluorescence near dielectric microspheres
D. S. Ginger (Univ. Washington) Spectral Dependence of Plasmon Enhanced Fluorescence: Separating Excitation and Emission Factors
T. K. Hakala (Univ. Jyväskylä) Vacuum Rabi splitting and strong coupling dynamics for surface plasmon polaritons and Rhodamine 6G molecules
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break / posters
Fluorescence 2
M. Kreiter (MPI Mainz) How to find the optimum plasmonic resonator for the sensing of single biomolecules and dielectric layers?
J. Wenger (CNRS Institut Fresnel) Nanometric apertures to enhance single molecule fluorescence detection
about 12:15 End of scientific program, lunch
Z. Ali (Univ. Marburg)
Polymer-coated inorganic nanocrystals with a defined number of functional groups

I. Ament (Univ. Mainz)
Nanoscale pH-sensing with polymer-coated gold nanorods

M. Berndt (MPI Dresden)
Probing Nanometre Heights by Fluorescence Lifetime Modulation in Proximity of Conductive Surfaces

E. G. Bortchagovsky (Univ. Münster)
A New Concept for a Near Field Raman Probe

N. Jahr (IPHT Jena)
Optical sensors by nanoholes with nanoparticles

K. Jensen (Univ. Aalborg)
DNA-Nanoparticle Conjugates constructed with DNA-loops

M. Kreiter (MPI Mainz)
Optical resonances of metallic sphere-on-plane geometries and their potential for fluorescence enhancement

C. Leiterer (IPHT Jena)
Microintegration of plasmonic nanoscale objects using dielectrophoresis for nanophotonic application

A. Muñoz-Losa (Univ. Pisa)
Quantum-mechanical study of the excitation energy transfer to metal clusters

R. Schneider (TU Dresden)
Local Effects of Single Gold Nanoparticles on the Fluorescence Signal of Single Dye Molecules embedded in a Supported Lipid Bilayer revealed by Means of Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy

T. Schneider (IPHT Jena)
A biosensor based on localized surface plasmons in noble metal nanoparticles

M. Schütz (Univ. Osnabrück)
SERS Labels for Red Laser Excitation: Silica-Encapsulated SAMs on Tunable Gold/Silver Nanoshells

R. Siebert (IPHT Jena)
Ultrafast Plasmon Dynamics and Evanescent Field Distribution of Reproducible Surface-Enhanced Raman-Scattering Substrates

J. Wenger (CNRS Institut Fresnel)
Single-molecule fluorescence in gold nanoapertures: detailing the role of excitation and emission enhancements

V. B. Zon (TU München)
Directed Growth of Metallic Nanoparticles on DNA Templates