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ALC '19
October 20 (Sun) – 25 (Fri), 2019
Miyako Messe, Kyoto JAPAN

Invited Speakers

Tutorial Lectures

Prof. Karl-Heinz ERNST (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology)
“Chirality and the emergence of molecular structure”
Prof. Yoshinori FUJIYOSHI (Nagoya University)
“Cryo-EM changes structural biology”
Dr. Mitsugu SATO (Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation)
“Optimization theory for scanning electron microscopy based on the information content of optical images”

Keynote Lecture

Prof. Masashi WATANABE (Lehigh University)
“Toward single-atom characterization in a thin specimen by an analytical electron microscope”

Plenary Lectures

Prof. Franz J. GIESSIBL (University of Regensburg)
“Exploring atomic forces on the picoscale”
Prof. Hideo OHNO (Tohoku University)
“Spintronics Nanodevices – From Interface to Advanced Computation”
Prof. Akira FUJISHIMA (Tokyo University of Science)
“Photoexcited Interface Reactions ― Photocatalysis and Its Applications”

Memorial Speakers

Prof. Friedrich AUMAYR (TU Wien)
“A tribute to Peter Varga”
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dieter SCHNEIDER (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
“Highlights of the science and life of Peter Varga (1946 - 2018)”
Prof. Ulrike DIEBOLD (TU Wien)
“In memoriam Peter Varga: His legacy in the world of surface science, viewed from his home town Vienna in Austria”
Prof. Hiroshi DAIMON (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
“Prof. Fadley's achievements and thanks from ALC”
Prof. Dr. Claus Michael SCHNEIDER (Forschungszentrum Jülich)
“Charles S. Fadley: The German Years”
Prof. Bongjin Simon MUN (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)
“My memories of professor Chuck S. Fadley”

Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Frank MEYER ZU HERINGDORF (University of Duisburg-Essen)
“Surface Plasmon Vortex Focusing”
Prof. Yukiko YAMADA-TAKAMURA (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
“Silicene and beyond: atomic level characterization of group IV 2D materials”
Prof. Michael Scott ALTMAN (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
“Visualizing strain relief by graphene nano-wrinkles on metals”
Prof. Ernst BAUER (Arizona State University)
“Oscillating spin reorientation transition in Co layers on W(110).”
Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim FREUND (Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society)
“Ultrathin silica and germania films and how this connects to catalysis!”
Prof. Tadahiro KOMEDA (Tohoku University)
“Atomic Scale Spin Analysis of Magnetic Molecules for Quantum Information Process”
Prof. Naoya SHIBATA (The University of Tokyo)
“Advance electron microscopy for atomic-scale electromagnetic field imaging”
Dr. Toru HARA (National Institute for Materials Science)
“Application of transition-edge sensor type microcalorimeter x-ray detector for compositional analysis in scanning electron microscopy”
Prof. Dr. Michael HORN VON HOEGEN (University of Duisburg-Essen)
“Structural Dynamics in the Si(111)-In atomic wire systems studied by femtosecond-RHEED: excitation, metastable states and relaxation”
Prof. Friedrich AUMAYR (TU Wien)
“Probing and manipulating 2D materials by ions”
Prof. Dr. Han Woong YEOM (Institute for Basic Science, Korea)
“Atomic level characterization of domain walls in 1D and 2D electronic orders”
Prof. Lada V. YASHINA (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
“Mechanistic studies of gas reactions with multicomponent solids: what can we learn by combining XPS and atomic resolution STEM/EDX?”
Dr. Shigekazu NAGAI (Mie University)
“Spin polarization of field-emitted electrons from Heusler alloy Co2MnGa(100) surface”
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dieter SCHNEIDER (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne)
“Sensing the spin of a spectroscopically dark Ce adatom with a scanning tunneling microscope”
Prof. Dr. Claus Michael SCHNEIDER (Forschungszentrum Jülich)
“Towards an “all-in-one” photoemission experiment: Spin-resolved momentum microscopy”
Prof. Geoff THORNTON (University College London)
“Polarons on TiO2 and their affinity for water”
Prof. Peter BAUER (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
“Electronic stopping of protons and He ions in solids: transmission versus backscattering”
Prof. Andreas SCHMID (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
“Significant Dzyaloshinskii–Moriya interaction at graphene–ferromagnet interfaces due to the Rashba effect”
Prof. Emer. Keisuke GOTO (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
“Auger and Secondary Electron Data Base”
Prof. Yuji TAKAKUWA (Tohoku University)
“Oxidation-induced generation kinetics of point defect on Si(001) surfaces observed in situ by UPS, XPS, and RHEED combined with AES”
“Quasicrystalline atomic layers: A real and momentum space characterization”
Prof. Noriko AKUTSU (Osaka Electro-Communication University)
“Faceted macrostep-height dependence of the surface and the step velocities: reaction-limited (interface-limited) crystal growth”
Dr. Ing-Shouh HWANG (Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica)
“Development of low-voltage coherent electron imaging methods based on a single-atom electron source”
Prof. Dr. phil. Richard BERNDT (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)
“Probing and controlling molecular spins on surfaces”
Prof. Thomas GREBER (University of Zurich)
“Exploring transferred large scale single layers of hexagonal boron nitride”
Prof. Yoshimasa KAWATA (Shizuoka University)
“High resolution bio-imaging with electron-beam excitation assisted (EXA) optical microscopy”
Prof. Bongjin Simon MUN (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)
“CO oxidation of Pt3Ni(111) surface with ambient pressure XPS and STM”
“Progress of atom probe tomography analysis on specific grain boundaries and interfaces in steel”
Dr. Yousoo KIM (RIKEN)
“Single-molecule optical spectroscopy with STM”
Prof. Hiroshi DAIMON (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
“Valence-selective atomic resolution holography and high-energy-resolution display-type analyzer”
Prof. D. Phil WOODRUFF (University of Warwick)
“Understanding metal/organic interfaces; TCNQ on coinage metal surfaces”

Special Session
— Characterizations of Water at Surface and Interface —

Prof. Dr. Ellen BACKUS (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research)
“Water at the silica interface in rest and under flow”
Prof. Yoshikazu HOMMA (Tokyo University of Science)
“Characterization of phase of water confined in nanospace”
Prof. Shu-hei URASHIMA (Tokyo University of Science)
“Surface-selective vibrational spectroscopic measurements on solid materials under humidity-controlled atmosphere”
Dr. Yuki ARAKI (Kyoto University)
“Influence of interface water of clay minerals on ion adsorption”

Special Session
— Materials Informatics and Machine Learning —

Dr. Baptiste GAULT (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH)
“Can machine learning bring atom probe microscopy closer to analytical atomic-scale tomography?”
Dr. Alex HENDERSON (The University of Manchester)
“To bag, or to boost? A question of balance.”
Prof. Shunsuke MUTO (Nagoya University)
“Machine learning techniques for electron microscopic/spectroscopic image data analysis”
Prof. Dr. Kazuya OKAMOTO (Yamaguchi University)
“Importance of advanced metrology in semiconductor industry and value-added creation using AI”

Special Session
— Operando Spectroscopy and Ambient Pressure Measurements —

Dr. Yasumasa TAKAGI (Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute)
“Development of ambient pressure hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy at SPring-8.”

Special Session
— Advanced Biological and Medical Characterization (jointly-organized with SIMS XXII) —

Prof. Terumitsu HASEBE (Tokai University)
“Hybrid Nano-coating For The Next-generation Drug-eluting Stents Technology”
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