The Gordon Research Seminar on Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals is a unique forum for graduate students, post-docs, and other scientists with comparable levels of experience and education to present and exchange new data and cutting edge ideas. Both short form oral presentations and poster presentation applications will be accepted.
Our meeting will have two primary sessions. One devoted to expanding from traditional II-VI compositions: research directed at overcoming synthetic challenges to prepare high-quality nanocrystals of oxide, chalcogenide, pnictide and multinary semiconductors as well as advances in doping and complex structures. The other session will focus on advances in nanoscale characterization techniques. Nanocrystals push the limit of instrument sensitivity and many new techniques have been developed to address specific properties of these systems.
This GRS was held in conjunction with the "Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals" Gordon Research Conference (GRC)
. Refer to the associated GRC program page
for more information.
The conference is also supported by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Final Meeting Program
|2:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Arrival and Check-in|
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome by the GRS Conference Chair|
|3:45 pm - 4:30 pm||Keynote Session: Bulk and Surface Effects on the Optical and Electronic Properties of Colloidal Quantum Dots|
|Discussion Leader: Robert Johns (University of California, Berkeley, USA)|
|3:45 pm - 3:50 pm||Introduction by Discussion Leader|
|3:50 pm - 4:25 pm||Philippe Guyot-Sionnest (University of Chicago, USA)|
"'God Made the Bulk, Surfaces Were Invented by the Devil'* and Colloidal Quantum Dots Are Both. *Wolfgang Pauli"
|4:25 pm - 4:30 pm||Discussion|
|4:30 pm - 6:00 pm||Poster Session|
|7:30 pm - 9:30 pm||Advances in Nanoscale Characterization Techniques|
|Discussion Leader: Nick Borys (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA)|
|7:30 pm - 7:40 pm||Introduction by Discussion Leader|
|7:40 pm - 7:55 pm||Abigail Freyer (University of Rochester, USA)|
"Charge Properties of Doped Semiconductor Nanocrystals"
|7:55 pm - 8:00 pm||Discussion|
|8:00 pm - 8:15 pm||Rusha Chatterjee (University of Notre Dame, USA)|
"Visualizing the Dimensionality-Dependent Evolution of a Semiconductor's Electronic Structure"
|8:15 pm - 8:20 pm||Discussion|
|8:20 pm - 8:35 pm||Sven-Hendrik Lohmann (University of Hamburg, Germany)|
"Optical and Theoretical Investigation of Fluorescence Spectral Diffusion of CdSe/CdS-Dotrods"
|8:35 pm - 8:40 pm||Discussion|
|8:40 pm - 8:55 pm||Laura Piveteau (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)|
"Atomistic Description of Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals Using Dynamic Nuclear Polarization NMR Spectroscopy"
|8:55 pm - 9:00 pm||Discussion|
|9:00 pm - 9:15 pm||Mark Weidman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)|
"Kinetics of the Self-Assembly of Nanocrystal Superlattices Measured by Real-Time In Situ X-Ray Scattering"
|9:15 pm - 9:20 pm||Discussion|
|9:20 pm - 9:30 pm||General Discussion|
|7:30 am - 8:30 am||Breakfast|
|9:00 am - 11:00 am||New Nanoscale Semiconductor Materials|
|Discussion Leader: Kathryn Knowles (University of Rochester, USA)|
|9:00 am - 9:10 am||Introduction by Discussion Leader|
|9:10 am - 9:25 am||Michael Campos (Columbia University, USA)|
"Understanding Nanocrystal Nucleation and Growth Using Tunable Precursor Libraries"
|9:25 am - 9:30 am||Discussion|
|9:30 am - 9:45 am||Yitong Dong (Texas A&M University, USA)|
"High Energy Hot Electron Generated from Mn-Doped Quantum Dots"
|9:45 am - 9:50 am||Discussion|
|9:50 am - 10:05 am||Adam Jansons (University of Oregon, USA)|
"Precisely Tuning Size, Dopant Incorporation, and Radial Distribution of Dopants in Metal Oxide Nanocrystals via a Greener, 'Living' Growth Synthesis"
|10:05 am - 10:10 am||Discussion|
|10:10 am - 10:25 am||Fengjia Fan (University of Toronto, Canada)|
"Synthetically-Engineered Biaxial Strain Overcomes Linewidth Limitations and Breaks Degeneracy in Nanocrystals"
|10:25 am - 10:30 am||Discussion|
|10:30 am - 10:45 am||Bryan Rosales (Iowa State University, USA)|
"Persistent Dopants and Amorphous Phases in Organolead Mixed-Halide Perovskites"
|10:45 am - 10:50 am||Discussion|
|10:50 am - 11:00 am||General Discussion|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Poster Session|
|Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am|
|1:30 pm - 2:30 pm||Mentorship Component: Panel Discussion|
|Discussion Leader: Charles Barrows (University of Washington, USA)|
|1:30 pm - 1:35 pm||Introduction by Discussion Leader|
|1:35 pm - 2:30 pm||Panel Discussion|
|"Where Is Nano Going from Here?"|
- Daniel Gamelin (University of Washington, USA)
- Philippe Guyot-Sionnest (University of Chicago, USA)
- Zeger Hens (Ghent University, Belgium)
- Delia Milliron (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
|2:30 pm - 3:00 pm||Evaluation Period|
|Fill in GRS Evaluation Forms|
|3:00 pm||Seminar Concludes|
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