Invited speakers

Keynote speaker (confirmed)

  • Nobel prize laureate 2014, Prof. William E. Moerner, Stanford University, USA
    The Story of Single Molecules, from Early Spectroscopy in Solids, to Super-Resolution Microscopy in Cells and Beyond

Invited speakers (confirmed)

Preliminary title of the presentation is shown if available.

  • Prof. Thomas Basché, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
    Correlative Atomic Force and Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy: Force Induced Spectral Shifts and Single Molecule Imaging
  • Prof. Ryszard Jankowiak, Kansas State University, USA
    On the nature of B850 and B800 BChls of the LH2 antenna of the purple sulfur bacterium allochromatium vinosum
  • Prof. Fedor Jelezko, Ulm University, Germany
    Quantum enhanced sensing with single spins in diamond
  • Prof. Jürgen Köhler, University of Bayreuth, Germany
    Conformational Memory of Single Photosynthetic Pigment-Protein Complexes. A Precursor of Non-Photochemical Quenching?
  • Prof. Alfred J. Meixner, University of Tübingen, Germany
    Controlling the Luminescene properties of single molecules embedded in a half-wavelength Fabry-Pérot microresonator
  • Prof. Andrey Naumov, Institute for Spectroscopy Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia) and Moscow State Pedagogical University
    Nanoscale characterization of solids by phononless fluorescence spectromicroscopy of myriad single dye molecules
  • Prof. Michel Orrit, Leiden University, Netherlands
    Single Molecules as Local Detectors for Charges or Mechanical Deformations
  • Prof. Taras Plakhotnik, University of Queensland Brisbane, Australia
    Recent experiments with nano-diamonds: thermometry, magnetometry, and a mystery
  • Prof. Hans Riesen, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Slow and fast light generated by transient spectral hole-burning in the solid state
  • Prof. Tobias Utikal, Max Planck Institute, Erlangen, Germany
    Quantum Nano-Optics with Single Rare Earth Ions in the Solid State
  • Prof. Martin Vacha, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    Single-moelcule study and control of conformation-related photophysics in conjugated molecular complexes
  • Prof. Leonas Valkunas, Vilnius University, Lithuania
    Fluorescence intermitency from single light-harvesting complex LHCII
  • Prof. Valter Zazubovits, Centre for NanoScience Research, Montreal, Canada
    Unified approach to spectral hole burning, hole recovery and other spectral diffusion phenomena