4th International Symposium
on Surface Imaging/Spectroscopy
at the Solid/Liquid Interface

Main topics

1. New materials for electrochemistry - their synthesis and characterization by in situ and ex situ spectroscopic, SPM and electrochemical techniques
2. Application of spectroscopic, SPM and electrochemical techniques in studies of surfaces modified by metal oxides, semiconductors, polymers, colloids, hybrid materials and nano-sized catalysts
3. High resolution imaging of clusters, biomolecules and biological systems
4. Fundamentals of surface structure, reactivity and electron transfer - comparison of experimental and theoretical results

Plenary lecturers

T. Graule, EPMA, Switzerland
"Interfaces at ceramic powder surfaces and their modification by organic surfactants"

H.-J. Lewerenz, California Institute of Technology, USA
"Towards the Artificial Leaf: Operando Surface Analyses of Light Absorbers and Catalysts"

D. Mandler, The Herbew University of Jerusalem, Israel
"Modification and Characterization of Surfaces with High Resolution by Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy"

M.F. Montemor, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
"The potential of localized electrochemical tools to probe the self-healing ability of smart anti-corrosion coatings"

Invited lecturers

J. Bobacka, Abo Akademi University, Finland
"Signal transduction mechanisms in solid-contact ion-selective electrodes"

A. Czerwiński, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Critical review of electrochemical methods used for determination of real surface area of catalysts"

E. Herrero, University of Alicante, Spain
"Understanding ethanol oxidation reaction using model surfaces"

P. Jasiński, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
"The role of functional layers in solid oxide fuel cells"

W. Kautek, University of Vienna
"In-situ diagnostics of Interfacial electrochemical processes"

Y. Khalavka, Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine
"Relationships between optical and electrical properties of CdTe quantum dots and their surface structure"

D. Kowalski, University of Reims, France
"Anodic TiO2 nanotubes as a platform for electrodeposited nanostructures"

H. Krawiec, AGH, Krakow, Poland
"Coupling of EBSD Measurements and Microcapillaries Technique to Study the Influence of Crystallographic Grains Orientation on Electrochemical Behaviour of Al and AlMg2"

P. Kulesza, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Importance of Specific Interactions between Active Centers and Nanostructured Supports in Catalytic Processes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage"

A. Lewera, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Electronic and electrocatalytic properties of noble metal nanoparticles"

L. Liu, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga, Portugal
"Nanostructures Consisting of Earth-Abundant Elements for Electro- and Photoelectro-catalysis"

O. Magnussen, University of Kiel, Germany
"Molecular organization of organic cations at electrode surfaces in ionic liquids and aqueous electrolytes"

M. Parlinska, University of Rzeszow
"3D structural and chemical analysis of ternary PtRh/SnO2 catalysts for ethanol oxidation in direct ethanol fuel cells"

M. Pisarek, IPC PAS, Warsaw, Poland
„Multifunctional composite layers based on Al2O3 and TiO2 nanotubes loaded with silver nano-particles. Structural and morphological characterization and potential applications”

V. M. De La Prida Pidal, University of Oviedo, Spain
"Anodic alumina nanoporous membranes and titania nanotube arrays for template-assisted electrochemical growth of functional metallic nanowires"

J. Priebe, Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Germany
"In situ spectroscopic tools for elucidating electron transfer mechnisms and structure-reactivity relationships in photocatalytic hydrogen generation over supported metal catalysts"

S. Sek, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Towards Biomimetic Interfaces: Mechanism of Lipid Film Formation on Gold Surface"

M. Skompska, University of Warsaw, Poland
"Synthesis and catalytic application of a composite: poly(1,8-diaminocarbazole)/noble metal nanoparticles"

K. Szaciłowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
"Photoelectrochemical information processing: binary logic, ternary logic and Hebbian learning”

G. A. Tsirlina, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
"Electrochemistry for fabrication of nanoscale devices"

K. Uosaki, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics,Tsukuba, Japan
"Boron Nitride as an Efficient Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction - Theoretical and Experimental Investigations"

M. A. Vorotyntsev, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
"Spectroelectrochemistry in the course of oxidative monomer electrolysis as a tool to characterize the molecular structure of the electroactive polymer based on Mg(II) porphine"

L. Zarazka, UJ, Krakow, Poland
"Electrochemical growth of nanostructured tin oxide films"

Previous edition of the conference

ISSIS 2012
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