TRR 61 - Colloquim

Fridays 3 p.m. - Center for Nanotechnology


14.03.2017 - Phillip Rahe (Fachbereich Physik, Universität Osnabrück)
Identification and modification of charges in a molecular assembly using dynamic force microscopy

25.01.2017 - Dr. Feng Chen (Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse, Universität Rostock)
Nitrogen-Modified Heterogeneous Cobalt Catalysts for Hydrogenation


09.12.2016 - Dr. Matteo Mauro (Laboratory of Molecular Tectonices, Institut Le Bel, University of Strasbourg, France)
Engineering photoactive supramolecular architectures: lights, camera, action!

28.10.2016 - Prof. Michael Rohlfing (Institut für Festkörpertheorie, WWU Münster)
Structure and spectra of organic molecules on silver from first principles

04.10.2016 - Lakshya Daukiya (Institute de Sciences des Materiaux de Mulhouse, France)
Epitaxial graphene functionalization: Covalent grafting of molecules and terbium intercalation

25.07.2016 - Prof. Dong-Sheng Guo (Department of Chemistry, Nankai University, China)
What can calixarene recognize?

01.07.2016 - Prof. Dr. Francisco M. Goycoolea (Institute of Plant Biotechnology and Biology, WWU Münster)
Biopolymer-based nanostructured biomaterials for therapeutic drug and gene delivery

21.06.2016 - Dr. Kateryna Soloviova (Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)
Synthesis and investigation of nanocrystalline magnetic materials

20.06.2016 - Prof. Dr. Angelika Kühnle (Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz)
Molecular Self-Assembly and On-Surface Synthesis on a Bulk Insulator Surface

03.05.2016 - Dr. Leo Gross (IBM Resarch, Zürich, Switzerland)
Atomic Force Microscopy for Molecular Structure Elucidation
(11:00 am at CeNTech)

17.03.2016 - Yossi Paltiel (Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel)
Proximity effect through molecules, a way to probe electronic properties
(10:30 am at Physical Institute, room 515)

16.03.2016 - Dr. Pawel Rodciewicz (University of Bialystok, Poland)
Sulphur mustard in the gas phase and water solution: interplay between intra- and intermolecular hydrogen bonds
(10:00 am at Institute of Solid State Theory, room 718)

19.02.2016 - Prof. Dr. Cristiano Viappiani (University of Parma, Italy)
Imaging protein-based nanostructured photosensitizers with subdiffraction resolution

10.02.2016 - Prof. Dr. Xiaodong Chen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Bio-inspired design for flexible electronics

05.02.2016 - Prof. Dr. Justin Jianting Ye (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
Field Effect Control of Quantum Phases Using Ionic Gating

15.01.2016 - Andres Castellanoz-Gomez (IMDEA Nanoscience, Spain)
2D Semiconductors for Optoelectronics Applications


26.11.2015 - Prof. Dr. Mitsuhiko Shionoya (University of Tokyo, Japan)
Supramolecular Design for Metal Array, Space and Motion

11.11.2015 - Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Brütting (University of Augsburg)
Molecular orientation as key parameter in organic optoelectronics

06.11.2015 - Dr. Manuel Ligges (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Efficient Electron Transfer from Multi-Exciton States in Singlet Fission

11.09.2015 - Prof. Dr. Cornelia Bohne (University of Victoria, Canada)
Supramolecular Dynamics and Function from Macrocycles to Gels and Proteins

07.09.2015 - Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schwoerer (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Ultrafast Electron Diffraction – a novel tool to study photo induced structural phase transition in inorganic and organic crystals

29.05.2015 - Prof. Dr. Patrick Huber (Hamburg University of Technology)
Soft matter in hard confinement: From self-assembly and pattern formation at planar interfaces to crystallization, flow and functionality in nanoporous media

06.03.2015 - Prof. Pascal Jonkheijm (University of Twente, NL)
Molecularly engineering cell-surface interfaces

20.02.2015 - Prof. Dr. Franziska Gröhn (Interdisciplinary Center for Molecular Materials (ICMM), University of Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Photocatalytic Acticity and Switchability of Supramolecular Nanoparticles in Solution


16.12.2014 - Dr. Karin John (University Joseph Fourier Grenoble, France)
An Interfacial growth model for actin filament networks with a mechano-chemical coupling

05.12.2014 - Dr. Frederico Polo (University of Padova, Italy)
Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence. A Case Study: Tuning the Emission of Fluorene andSpirobifluorene Derivatives

25.11.2014 - Dr. Daniel Abou-Ras (HZB Berlin)
Structure-property relationships in thin-film solar cells on multiple scales by correlative electron microscopy

21.11.2014 - Prof. Thomas Hellweg (Bielefeld University)
Smart Microgels and Microgel/Nanoparticle Hybrids: Synthesis, Properties and Applications

22.10.2014 - (Wednesday 11:15 a. m., Hörsaal 01 CH)
Prof. Nisanth N. Nair (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India)

High Performance Computing in the modeling of Complex Catalytic Reactions: Developments and Applications

17.10.2014 - Prof. Andrew J. Gellmann (Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburg, USA)
Enantioselectivity and Auto-amplification on Chiral Metal Surfaces

12.09.2014 - Dr. Fabio Rizzi (Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies, Milano, Italy)
Spirobifluorenes: a versatile core for photophysical and electrochemical applications

29.08.2014 - Dr. Deyang Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China)
Flexible Organic Field-Effect Transistor Arrays

11.07.2014 - Rafael Guitierrez (Dresden University of Technology)
Charge and Spin Transport in Biomolecular Systems

16.05.2014 - No Colloquium

30.04.2014 - Prof. Dr. Bernd Meyer (University of Erlangen-Nürnberg) - Room HS AP
Exploring chemical reactions at the solid/liquid interface

29.04.2014 - Prof. Dr. Annemarie Huijser (University of Twente)
Manipulating electron transfer dynamics in photovoltaic and photocatalytic complexes

15.04.2014 - Prof. Dr. Joachim Spatz (Max-Planck-Institut, University of Heidelberg)
Cellular Functions at Nanoscale Materials

28.03.2014 - Dr. Marta Mas-Torrent (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona)
Organic Molecules as Active Components in Electronic Devices

20.03.2014 - Dr. Andreas Steffen (University of Würzburg)
Simple, but complicated: Sythesis, structure and photophysical properties of Cu(I) complexes

18.03.2014 - Dr. Nadine Hauptmann (University of Kiel)
Organic molecules on metal surfaces: Force and conductance

07.03.2014 - Prof. Dr. Thomas Zemb (Université of Montpellier II and Institut de Chimie Séparative de Marcoule, France)
Equations of state of colloids: from gum emulsions to the woods

23.01.2014 - Prof. Dr. Sabine Klapp (TU Berlin)
Self-assembly of magnetic and dielectric colloids at surfaces

20.01.2014 - Dr. Lihui Zhou (University of Hamburg)
Coulomb interaction at the surface of a topological insulator: Rb adatoms on Bi2Se3(111)

17.01.2014 - Prof. Dr. Peter Bäuerle (University of Ulm)
Organic photovoltaics: With tailored materials on the move to future technology


31.10.2013 - Prof. Dr. Jurriaan Huskens (University of Twente, the Netherlands)
Covalent and Noncovalent Chemistry in a Reaction-Diffusion System: On Out-of-Equilibrium Self-Assembly and Superselectivity

18.10.2013 - Prof. Dr. Ron Naaman (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
The Chirality Induced Spin Selectivity (CISS) Effect-From Spintronics to Electron Transfer in Biology

01.10.2013 - (Tuesday, 2:00 p. m.) - Prof. Dr. Dagmar Klostermeier (Münster University)
On the move: The role of conformational changes for the funktion of ATP-driven molecular machines

17.09.2013 - (Tuesday, 3:00 p. m.) - Dr. Saeed Amirjalayer (University of Amsterdam)
Controlling Molecular Motion: From Porous Materials to Molecular Machines

13.09.2013 - (10:30 a. m.) - Prof. Dr. H. Krug (Empa, Switzerland)
Nanotechnology vs. Nanoatoxicology: Controversial aspects of nanotechnological applications

29.07.2013 - (Monday, 1:30 p. m.) - Dr. Jens Garleff (Omicron)
Electronic structure of atomic impurities close to cleaved semiconductor surfaces

23.07.2013 - (Tuesday, 11 a. m.) - Dr. Markus Lackinger (TU München)
One Goal, Different Paths - Using Different Reactions and Enviroments for On-Surface Polymerization

19.07.2013 - Prof. Dr. Yusuke Takezawa (University of Tokyo)
Metal-mediated DNA supramolecular structures

09.07.2013 - (Tuesday, 11 a. m.) - Prof. Dr. Ralf Seidel (WWU Münster)
Molecular Machines on and of DNA: From single-enzymes to DNA nanostructures

28.06.2013 - Prof. Dr. Dimitri Coucouvanis (University of Michigan, USA)
Synthesis and characterization of functional Inorganic molecules

21.06.2013 - Prof. Dr. Nonell (University Ramon Llull, Spain)
Singlet oxygen-based optogenetic therapies

27.3.2013 - (Wednesday, 3 p.m.) - Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker (RTWH Aachen)
Directed Self-Assembly of Hybrid (Bio)Nanoparticles

22.03.2013 - Dr. Alexander Kros (University of Leiden, NL)
Old and new functions of amphiphilic coiled-coil peptides

04.03.2013 - Dr. Vasileios A. Tatsis (Université d'Evry val d'Essonne, France)
Computational studies of charged nano-droplets' evaporation processes

08.02.2013 - Prof. Dr. Peter R. Ogilby (Århus University, Denmark)
Singlet Oxygen in Mammalian Cells: Controlling its Photosensitized Production, Monitoring its Removal, and Assessing its Effects

25.01.2013 - Dr. Uwe Thiele (Loughborough University, UK)
Depinning transitions in selected interface-dominated driven soft-matter systems


17.12.2012 - (Monday, 2 p.m.) Dr. Arne Dieckmann (University of California, Los Angeles)
Computational Studies of Cooperativity in Complex Chemical Systems and Organocatalysis

10.12.2012 - (Monday, 1.15 p.m.) Dr. J. M. Plitzko (MPI für Biochemie, Martinsried)
Merging the power of visualization with the power of identification – strategies and developments in 3 dimensional cryo-electron microscopy

07.12.2012 - Dr. John Thrower (Aarhus University, Denmark)
Physical and Chemical Processing of Interstellar Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

16.11.2012 (1.30 p.m.) - Dr. Hongwei Ma (Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, China)
Breaking bonds - A different world seen through quartz crystal microbalance

12.11.2012 - Prof. Dr. Zhaoxiong Xie (Xiamen University, China)
Preparation of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanocrystals with Exposed High-Surface-Energy Crystal Facets

12.11.2012 - Prof. Dr. Chang-Jian Lin (Xiamen University, China)
STM Assisted Scanning Electrochemical Probes for In Situ Imaging Topographic Inhomogeniety and Local Corrosion Activities

09.11.2012 - Dr. Maike Becker, Dr. Jan Gauczinski, Alexander Kölker (WWU Münster)
Working / studying in Beijing - some experiences

26.10.2012 - Dr. Lizhen Huang (University of Würzburg)
Highly ordered organic semiconductor thin films for organic electronics

17.08.2012 - Dr. Georg Gramse (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Studying Electrostatic Polarization Forces at the Nanoscale

27.07.2012 - Prof. Dr. Marcia Levitus (Arizona State University, USA)
Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy: The study of kinetic processes in equilibrium conditions

25.07.2012 - Prof. Hong-Jun Gao (CAS Bejing, China)
Highly ordered, continuous graphene on metal surfaces for future integrated electronic devices

23.07.2012 - Dr. Steven Lenhert (Florida State University, USA)
Surface supported lipid nanotechnology

17.07. 2012 - Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Cosa (McGill University Montreal, Canada)
Imaging chemistry at the single molecule level

06.07.2012 - Dr. Deqing Gao (TU Freiberg, Germany)
Efficient electronic coupling between dithocarbamate and Au electrode, and its incorporation in Organic Electronics

29.06.2012 - Prof. Dr. Silvia Braslavsky (MPI für Chemische Energiekonversion, Mülheim/Ruhr)
Electron-Transfer Reactions in Aqueous Media and in Photosynthesis Reaction Centers. Laser-Induced Optoacoustic Studies.

11.05.2012 - Dr. Jiawei Zhang (Tsinghua University, China)
Multilayers with Nanocontainers: Redox-controlled Reversible Encapsulation of Guest Molecules

08.05.2012 - Guocai Dong (Leiden University, NL)
Graphene formation on Rh(111) studied by in situ STM

23.04.2012 - Dr. David Bléger (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Photo-shrinkable rigid-rod polymers toward optomechanical materials

12.03.2012 - Prof. Dr. Loredana Latterini (CEMIN and University Perugia, Italy)
Different ways to use the interactions of light with colloidal nanoparticles

21.02.2012 - Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini (University of Erlangen)
Progress in the development of bioactive, nanostructured scaffolds for bone tissue engineering


22.11.2011 - 11:00 - Prof. Dr. Ramon Vilar (Imperial College London, UK)
Targeting quadruplex DNA with metal complexes: a new approach for the development of anti-cancer drugs

05.08.2011 - 11:30 - Dr. Hongying Gao (Hefei, China / Physikalisches Institut WWU)
STM induced luminescence from multi-layer molecules on metal substrate

05.08.2011 - Dr. Harry Mönig (Yale University, USA)
Scanning Probe Microscopy Studies of the Chemical and Electronic Properties of Surface Defects

18.07.2011 - Dr. Maria Julia Roberti (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
From Parkinson’s Disease to Endosomal Trafficking: Use of Fluorescence Microscopies to Assess Structure and Dynamics in Live Cells

08.07.2011 - Prof. Dr. Eli Zysman-Colman (Université de Sherbrooke,  Canada)
Illuminating Iridium

27.05.2011 - Dr. Yuemin Wang (Ruhr University Bochum)
Photoreactiity of TiO2 rutile and anatase surfaces

16.05.2011 - Prof. Dr. Jin. Z. Zhang (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Shed Light on Nanomaterials for Solar Energy - Conversion and Cancer Therapy

08.04.2011 - Prof. Dr. Peter Brueggeller (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Energy and Electron Transfer in Dyads containing bis(bidentate) phosphines and their application to water splitting

25.03.2011 - Prof. Dr. Peter Hildebrandt (TU, Berlin)
Novel approaches in surface enhanced vibrational spectroscopy and the analysis of interfacial processes of redox proteins

18.03.2011 - Prof. Dr. Klaus Meerholz (Universität zu Köln)
Recent advanced in Solution-Processed organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLED)

11.03.2011 - Prof. Dr. R.J.M. Nolte (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Chemical Virology. Viruses as nano-sized containers and scaffolds

11.02.2011 - Dr. Markus Heyde (MPG, Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin)
Surface Science Approach to Model Catalysis by Atomic Force Microscopy

04.02.2011 - Dr. Pol Besenius (TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
Self-assembled paramagnetic dendrimer mimics: a new class of nano-sized MRI contrast agents

20.01.2011 - Prof. René Janssen (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Polymer Solar Cells: Status and Challenges


12.11.2010 - Dr. Hans Riegler (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam)
Phase transitions and dimensionality

15.10.2010 - Prof. Dr. Johan Hofkens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
In situ monitoring of catalysis at the nanoscale

12.10.2010 - Prof. Dr. Dayang Wang (University of South Australia) 
Stimuli-Responsive Nanoparticles at Interfaces

20.09.2010 - Dr. Chunyi Zhi (International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Ibaraki, Japan)
Novel Boron Nitride nanofillers for polymeric composites

13.09.2010 - Dr. Lain-Jong Li  (National Chao Tung University, Taiwan)
Carbon Nanotube- and Graphene-Based Electronic Devices and their Applications in Sensing

06.08.2010 - Dr. Peng Gao (Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz)
Thiophene-Containing Heteroacenes for Organic Electronic Applications

06.07.2010 - Prof. Dr. Kurt E. Geckeler (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea)
Metal Nanoparticles: Design and Novel Approaches

23.07.2010 - Dr. Madeleine Leisner (Harvard University)
Rational design and implementation of complex transcriptional logic in mammalian cells

25.06.2010 - Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Linke (University of Bochum)
Titin - A paradigm in single-molecule force spectroscopy measurements

21.06.2010 - Prof. Dr. Xiaodong Chen  (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Chemically Enabled Fabrication of Molecular Transport Junctions

11.06.2010 - Dr. Frank Meyer zu Heringdorf (University of Duisburg / Essen)
Photoemission Microscopy with Surface Plasmon Polaritons

28.05.2010 - Dr. Ayse Turak (Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart)
Heterojunction control in organic photovoltaics: Insights into devices from interface structures

11.05.2010 - Prof. Dr. Udo Schwarz (Yale University)
Chemical Imaging and Interaction Quantification for Catalytic Materials Using High-Resolution Atomic Force Microscopy

07.05.2010 - Prof. Dr. Joachim Rädler (LMU München)
Soft matter nanosystems for nucleic acid transfer and single cell analysis of eucaryotic cells

30.04.2010 - Prof. Dr. Stefan Tautz (Research Centre Jülich)
Organic Molecules on Metal Surfaces: From Surface Science to Quantum Transport Experiments

16.04.2010 - Prof. Dr. Sebastian Schlücker (University of Osnabrück)
Analytical and Biomedical Applications of Raman and SERS Microspectroscopy

12.03.2010 - Dr. Tassilo Dannecker (Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland)
Electronic Structure and Transport in Semiconductors

26.02.2010 - Prof. Dr. Zhaohui Wang (Institute of Chemistry, CAS, Beijing)
Expansion of Perylene Bisimides: New Chemistry and New Properties

08.02.2010 - Dr. André Christ (C. Zeiss, Oberkochen)
Controlling polaritonic eigenmodes in a plasmonic lattice

01.02.2010 - Dr. Florencio Garcia-Santamaria (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
“Giant” Nanocrystals and Three-dimensional Photonic Crystals

01.02.2010 - Dr. Florencio Garcia-Santamaria (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
“Giant” Nanocrystals and Three-dimensional Photonic Crystals

29.01.2010 - Prof. Dr. Karine Mougin (CNRS Mulhouse, France)
Nanoscale heterogeneous molecular surfaces: Understanding and control of interface phenomena - Scale effects and cooperative properties -

22.01.2010 - Prof. Dr. Joachim Krug (University of Köln)
Pattern formation during growth and erosion: From spiral mounds to sand ripples

15.01.2010 - Dr. Wolfgang Wenzel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
De novo protein structure prediction and folding with free energy models

08.01.2010 - Dr. Leo Gross (IBM Research, Zürich-Rüschlikon, CH)
Individual atoms and molecules on insulating films studied with noncontact AFM


18.12.2009 - PD Dr. Andreas Hohenau (University of Graz)
Molecule-Plasmon interactions in lithographically designed systems

11.12.2009 - Chuan Du, Jan Gauczinski, Peter Heß, Liqiang Li and Nina Winkler (University of Münster)
To be (PhD) student in Beijing - German and Chinese views

04.12.2009 - Dr. Hans Behringer (University of Mainz)
Influence of solvent particles on molecular recognition

01.12.2009 - Dr. Tobias Weidner (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Proteins at Interfaces: A Challenge of Molecular Surface Analysis

20.11.2009 - Prof. Dr. Gianluca Farinola (University of Bari, Italy)
From molecules to materials: functional compounds for organic electronics

13.11.2009 -  Dr. Uwe Thiele (Loughborough University, UK)
Evaporative dewetting of suspensions - theoretical approaches from Kinetic Monte Carlo models to thin film hydrodynamics

30.10.2009 - Prof. Dr. Paolo Samori (University of Strasbourg, France)
Nanochemistry: from single molecules to functional supramolecular nanomaterials

23.10.2009 - Prof. Dr. Rolf Möller (University of Duisburg-Essen)
Electronic transport on the nanoscale

25.09.2009 - Prof. Dr. Klaus Langer (University of Münster)
Nanoparticles for cell specific drug delivery

25.09.2009 - Prof. Dr. Zexiang Shen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Near-field Raman imaging by optically trapped dielectric microsphere

30.07.2009 - Dr. Hendrik Hölscher (Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe)
Analysis of the Self-Cleaning Properties of Butterfly Scales by Atomic Force Microscopy

20.07.2009- Dr. Christiane Höppener (University of Rochester, New York)
Membrane-Protein Imaging with Optical Antennas

17.07.2009- Prof. Dr. Hrvoje Petek (University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Ultrafast photoemission electron microscopy:Imaging nonlinear plasmonic phenomena on the femto/nano scale

16.07.2009 - PD Dr. Andreas Naber (University of Karlsruhe)
Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy as a New Tool to Study the Kinetics of Single Molecules at Biological Membranes

14.07.2009 - Dr. Thomas Olsen (Denmark Technical University, Lyngby, Kopenhagen)
Models of hot electron mediated desorption dynamics: CO on Pt(111) and H on Graphite

21.07.2009 - Prof. Dr. Jens Müller (University of Münster)
Metals in the Middle of DNA: Nucleic Acids with Metal-Mediated Base Pairs

07.07.2009 - Prof. Dr. Petra Rudolf (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
A new approach for controlled deposition of single grapheme and graphene oxide sheets on various substrates

30.06.2009 - Dr. Eva Rauls (University of Paderborn)
2D-chemistry on Au(111)surfaces

23.06.2009 - Daniel Braun (University of Münster)
3D-Force-Spectroscopy Experiments of Organic-Inorganic Interfaces: PTCDA on Cu(111) and Ag(111)

16.06.2009 - Dr. Stephanie Höppener (Eindhoven University of Technology, NL)
Nanostructured surfaces based on self-assembled monolayers

09.06.2009 - Prof. Dr. Werner A. Hofer (University of Liverpool, UK)
Dynamic processes observed by scanning tunnelling microscopes: conformation changes, diffusion and vibrations

09.06.2009 - Prof. Dr. Hongbin Li (University of British Columbia Vancouver, Canada)
Mechanical engineering of proteins: from single molecules to biomaterials

19.05.2009 - Dr. Liqiang Li (University of Münster and CAS, Beijing)
High performance and low voltage OFETS with submicrometer channel

20.05.2009 - Prof. Dr. Kurt E. Geckeler (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Gwangju, South Korea)
Nanosystems Engineering: A new Concept

12.05.2009 - Steffen Kanzler (University of Münster)
Opening up the Innovation Process - a Longitudinal Research Approach Investigating the First Chinese-German Research Collaboration in Nanoscience

05.05.2009 - Dr. Jens Smiatek (University of Münster / University of Bielefeld)
Mesoscopic simulations of electro-hydrodynamic effects in microchannels

28.04.2009 - Prof. Dr. An-Ping Zeng (Technical University Hamburg - Haarburg)
Systems biology meets micro- and nanotechnologies

21.04.2009 - Dr. Svetlana Gurevich (University of Münster)
Pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems

14.04.2009 - Prof. Dr. Yong Chen (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)
Microfluidic application on cell growth and differentiation

31.03.2009 - Michael Köpf (University of Münster)
Theory of Pattern Formation in Langmuir-Blodgett Transfer Systems

17.03.2009 - Prof. Dr. Enrico Gnecco (University of Base, Switzerland)
Friction and Manipulation Experiments on the Nanometer Scale

27.01.2009 - Prof. Silvia E. Braslavsky (Max-Planck-Institute for Bioorganical Chemistry, Mülheim a. d. Ruhr)
From intermolecular electron Transfer(Et)to intramolecular et in triads mimicking photosynthetic charge separation

16.01.2009 - Prof. Dr. Stefan Bernhard (Princeton University, Department of Chemistry, NJ, USA)
Synthetically Tuned Luminophoric Materials: 3D Display, Solar Enery Conversion, and Beyond


17.12.2008 - Prof. Dr. Bharat Bhushan (Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio/USA)
Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies and Applications to Bio/nanotechnology and Biomimetic

16.12.2008 - Prof. Dr. Rainer Herges (Otto-Diels-Institut für Organische Chemie, Kiel)
Function by Switching: Pumping, Sensing, Directed Motion and other Engineering Tasks at the Molecular Level

09.12.2008 - Dr. Hermann Schillers (Institute of Physiology II, University of Münster)
Cellular morphomechanics of epithelial cells

14.10.2008 - Prof. Dr.  Joshua B. Halpern (Department of Chemistry, Howard University, Washington DC 20059, USA)
Large bandgap nanowires:  Growth, characterization and (future) applications

07.10.2008 - Dr. Daniel Wegner (Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley, USA)
Bottom-up Creation of Magnetic Molecules with an STM: Routes Towards Molecular Spintronics

16.09.2008 - Prof. Dr. Francesco Stellacci (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA)
Supramolecular approaches for Mixed Ligand Coated Nanoparticles and for Stamping Techniques

09.09.2008 - Prof. Dr. Dan Luo (Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., USA)
DNA as a True Polymer: Properties, Assemblies and Applications