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  • Monday, 19 October 2009
    • 08:30 - 09:20 Registration and Administrative Formalities outside Main Lecture Hall, Leonardo Building
      • 08:30 Registration and Administrative Formalities outside Main Lecture Hall, Leonardo Building 50'
    • 09:20 - 09:40 Opening Ceremony
      • 09:20 Opening Ceremony 20'
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Friction and thermolubrication: thermal fluctuations and 'universal' behavior
      • 09:40 Friction and thermolubrication: thermal fluctuations and 'universal' behavior 40'
        Speaker: Joost Frenken (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Instabilities and solid friction: From linear response to Coulomb friction
      • 10:50 Instabilities and solid friction: From linear response to Coulomb friction 40'
        Speaker: Martin Mueser (Universitaet Saarbrucken, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 11:50 The relation between sliding velocity and shear stress in polymer friction
      • 11:30 The relation between sliding velocity and shear stress in polymer friction 20'
        Speaker: Ion Marius Sivebaek (Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark)
    • 11:50 - 12:30 Nanotribology, nanomechanics and materials characterization studies and applications to bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics
      • 11:50 Nanotribology, nanomechanics and materials characterization studies and applications to bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics 40'
        Speaker: Bharat Bhushan (Ohio State University, Colombus, USA)
    • 12:30 - 14:20 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h50'
    • 14:20 - 15:00 To slide or not to slide: Frictional duality of nanoparticles
      • 14:20 To slide or not to slide: Frictional duality of nanoparticles 40'
        Speaker: Andre Schirmeisen (Westfallische Wilhelms-Universitaet, Munster, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Wear and friction of Au/Ni multilayers on the microscale
      • 15:00 Wear and friction of Au/Ni multilayers on the microscale 20'
        Speaker: Martin Dienwiebel (Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials, Freiburg, Germany)
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Broken chiral symmetry in sliding carbon nanotubes
      • 15:20 Broken chiral symmetry in sliding carbon nanotubes 40'
        Speaker: Xiaohua Zhang (Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Suzhou, China)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Ultrasonic nanolithography on hard substrates
      • 16:00 Ultrasonic nanolithography on hard substrates 20'
        Speaker: Teresa Cuberes (University of Castilla La Mancha, Almaden, Spain)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:20 - 16:50 Coffee Break
      • 16:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:50 - 17:30 Why is graphite so slippery? Gathering clues from three-dimensional lateral forces measurements
      • 16:50 Why is graphite so slippery? Gathering clues from three-dimensional lateral forces measurements 40'
        Speaker: Udo Schwarz (Yale University, New Haven, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:30 - 18:10 Surface physics and friction
      • 17:30 Surface physics and friction 40'
        Speaker: Virginio Bortolani (Universita' degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy)
    • 18:10 - 18:30 Specs Zurich - company presentation
      • 18:10 Specs Zurich - company presentation 20'
        Speaker: Anisoara Socoliuc Toquant (SPECS-Zurich GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland)
    • 18:30 - 18:50 Materials science at the cutting edge
      • 18:30 Materials science at the cutting edge 20'
        Speaker: Fabio Pulizzi (Nature Materials, London, UK)
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Reception - Buffet Dinner
      Location: Leonardo da Vinci Building Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Reception - Buffet Dinner 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 20 October 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Sliding friction of Neon monolayers on metallic surfaces
      • 09:00 Sliding friction of Neon monolayers on metallic surfaces 40'
        Speaker: Giampaolo Mistura (Universita' degli Studi di Padova, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Near-field radiative heat transfer and non-contact friction
      • 09:40 Near-field radiative heat transfer and non-contact friction 40'
        Speaker: Alexander Volokitin (Samara State Technical University, Samara, Russia)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Hydration lubrication: exploring a new paradigm
      • 10:50 Hydration lubrication: exploring a new paradigm 40'
        Speaker: Jacob Klein (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 11:50 A stochastic Prandtl-Tomlinson model to describe friction in MEMS (Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems)
      • 11:30 A stochastic Prandtl-Tomlinson model to describe friction in MEMS (Micro-ElectroMechanical Systems) 20'
        Speaker: Merlijn van Spengen (Leiden University, The Netherlands)
    • 11:50 - 12:30 Understanding dissipation processes in dynamic atomic force microscopy
      • 11:50 Understanding dissipation processes in dynamic atomic force microscopy 40'
        Speaker: Ruben Perez (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:20 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h50'
    • 14:20 - 15:00 Lubrication at nanoscales: surface effects
      • 14:20 Lubrication at nanoscales: surface effects 40'
        Speaker: Lyderic Bocquet (Universite Claude Bernard-Lyon I, Villeurbanne, France)
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Controlling single cluster dynamics at the nanoscale
      • 15:00 Controlling single cluster dynamics at the nanoscale 20'
        Speaker: Guido Paolicelli (CNR-INFM Modena, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Modeling friction: from the nano- to macro-scales
      • 15:20 Modeling friction: from the nano- to macro-scales 40'
        Speaker: Michael Urbakh (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Exactly quantized sliding of a confined solid lubricant under shear
      • 16:00 Exactly quantized sliding of a confined solid lubricant under shear 20'
        Speaker: Rosario Capozza (CNR INFM Modena, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:20 - 16:40 Pure adhesion in friction
      • 16:20 Pure adhesion in friction 20'
        Speaker: Rainer Heise (Institut fur Mechanik, Berlin, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:00 - 19:30 Poster Session - Wine and Refreshments
      • 17:00 Poster Session - Wine and Refreshments 2h30'
  • Wednesday, 21 October 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Temporal effects in dry friction
      • 09:00 Temporal effects in dry friction 40'
        Speaker: Eduardo Jagla (Centro Atomico Bariloche, Argentina)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:00 Influence of sliding speed and surface properties on adhesion and friction forces
      • 09:40 Influence of sliding speed and surface properties on adhesion and friction forces 20'
        Speaker: Pierre-Emmanuel Mazeran (Laboratoire Roberval UMR CNRS, Compiegne, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:00 - 10:20 Friction Force Microscopy studies of antigen-antibody interaction
      • 10:00 Friction Force Microscopy studies of antigen-antibody interaction 20'
        Speaker: Andrzej Kulik (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Friction on a mesoscale
      • 10:50 Friction on a mesoscale 40'
        Speaker: Oleg Braun (Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 11:50 Atomic-scale friction on a stepped surface of NaCl(001)
      • 11:30 Atomic-scale friction on a stepped surface of NaCl(001) 20'
        Speaker: Marek Szymonski (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)
    • 11:50 - 12:10 Formations of KBr chain studied by small amplitude dynamic force microscopy
      • 11:50 Formations of KBr chain studied by small amplitude dynamic force microscopy 20'
        Speaker: Shigeki Kawai (University of Basel, Switzerland)
    • 12:10 - 12:30 Mechanical rejuvenation and ageing of glassy polymers: effect of plastic deformation
      • 12:10 Mechanical rejuvenation and ageing of glassy polymers: effect of plastic deformation 20'
        Speaker: Alexey Lyulin (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 16:00 FANAS PROJECT MEETINGS
      • 14:00 FANAS PROJECT MEETINGS 2h0'
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 19:00 FANAS SCIENCE COMMITTEE (Aigars Ekers)
      • 16:30 FANAS SCIENCE COMMITTEE (Aigars Ekers) 2h30'
    • 20:00 - 23:00 Conference Dinner (at restaurant in town: Osteria "De Scarpon", Via Ginnastica 20, Trieste) - transportation will be provided after dinner from Piazza Oberdan back to ICTP (map) http://www.paginegialle.it/pgol/4-scarpon/3-trieste
      • 20:00 Conference Dinner (at restaurant in town: Osteria "De Scarpon", Via Ginnastica 20, Trieste) - transportation will be provided after dinner from Piazza Oberdan back to ICTP (map) http://www.paginegialle.it/pgol/4-scarpon/3-trieste 3h0'
  • Thursday, 22 October 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Self-assembly and manipulation of bare and coated gold nanoparticles
      • 09:00 Self-assembly and manipulation of bare and coated gold nanoparticles 40'
        Speaker: Karine Mougin (Institut de Science des Materiaux de Mulhouse, France)
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Materials for reversible adhesion: from biological systems to wall-climbing robots
      • 09:40 Materials for reversible adhesion: from biological systems to wall-climbing robots 40'
        Speaker: Stanislav Gorb (University of Kiel, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Jumps in friction
      • 10:50 Jumps in friction 40'
        Speaker: Roland Bennewitz (Leibniz Institut fur Neue Materialen GmbH, Saarbrucken, Germany)
    • 11:30 - 11:50 Assessment of nanoadhesion and nanofriction surface properties of polymer and biopolymers films by AFM
      • 11:30 Assessment of nanoadhesion and nanofriction surface properties of polymer and biopolymers films by AFM 20'
        Speaker: Maurice Brogly (Universite de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France)
    • 11:50 - 12:30 Nanoscale wear of single asperities
      • 11:50 Nanoscale wear of single asperities 40'
        Speaker: Bernd Gotsmann (IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Rueschlikon, Switzerland)
    • 12:30 - 14:20 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h50'
    • 14:20 - 15:00 Contact mechanics with applications
      • 14:20 Contact mechanics with applications 40'
        Speaker: Bo Persson (Institut fur Festkorperforschung, Juelich, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Small amplitude AFM spectroscopy: a quantitative tool for studying nano-scale fluid flow
      • 15:00 Small amplitude AFM spectroscopy: a quantitative tool for studying nano-scale fluid flow 20'
        Speaker: Frieder Mugele (University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands)
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Collapse, adhesion and friction of thermoresponsive polymer brushes probed with the surface forces apparatus
      • 15:20 Collapse, adhesion and friction of thermoresponsive polymer brushes probed with the surface forces apparatus 40'
        Speaker: Lionel Bureau (Institut des Nanosciences de Paris, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Trajectory Fluctuations Accompanying the Manipulation of Spherical Nanoparticles
      • 16:00 Trajectory Fluctuations Accompanying the Manipulation of Spherical Nanoparticles 20'
        Speaker: Akshata Rao (University of Basel, Switzerland)
    • 16:20 - 16:50 Coffee Break
      • 16:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:50 - 17:30 Atomic scale characterization, manipulation and dissipation on insulating surfaces
      • 16:50 Atomic scale characterization, manipulation and dissipation on insulating surfaces 40'
        Speaker: Adam Foster (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:30 - 18:10 Lubricaton and sliding friction levels in adsorbed films at sub-monolayer and ultra-low coverages
      • 17:30 Lubricaton and sliding friction levels in adsorbed films at sub-monolayer and ultra-low coverages 40'
        Speaker: Jacqueline Krim (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Friday, 23 October 2009
    • 09:00 - 09:40 Atomic friction: Ways to determine the elastic and viscous properties of nano-contacts
      • 09:00 Atomic friction: Ways to determine the elastic and viscous properties of nano-contacts 40'
        Speaker: Ernst Meyer (University of Basel, Switzerland)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:40 - 10:20 Triggering frictional slip
      • 09:40 Triggering frictional slip 40'
        Speaker: Stefano Zapperi (CNR-INFM Modena, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:20 - 10:50 Coffee Break
      • 10:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:50 - 11:30 Relation between friction force, roughness of fractal contact surface and Hurst exponent
      • 10:50 Relation between friction force, roughness of fractal contact surface and Hurst exponent 40'
        Speaker: Alexander Filippov (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Donetsk, Ukraine)
    • 11:30 - 11:50 Microrheology of a sticking transition
      • 11:30 Microrheology of a sticking transition 20'
        Speaker: Prerna Sharma (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:30 Periodic orbits in the sliding of graphite flakes
      • 11:50 Periodic orbits in the sliding of graphite flakes 40'
        Speaker: Annalisa Fasolino (Institute for Molecules and Materials, Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
    • 12:30 - 14:20 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h50'
    • 14:20 - 15:00 Phase-field-crystal model for pinning a sliding of adsorbed layers
      • 14:20 Phase-field-crystal model for pinning a sliding of adsorbed layers 40'
        Speaker: Enzo Granato (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:20 Friction force on the electrodes
      • 15:00 Friction force on the electrodes 20'
        Speaker: Helmut Baltruschat (Universitat Bonn, Germany)
    • 15:20 - 16:00 Friction measurements in the single-molecule limit
      • 15:20 Friction measurements in the single-molecule limit 40'
        Speaker: Bill Allison (Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:20 Temperature-induced enhancement of nanoscale friction
      • 16:00 Temperature-induced enhancement of nanoscale friction 20'
        Speaker: Zion Tshiprut (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
    • 16:20 - 16:50 Coffee Break
      • 16:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:50 - 17:10 Slip-stick: How frictional strength evolves
      • 16:50 Slip-stick: How frictional strength evolves 20'
        Speaker: Oded Ben-David (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)
    • 17:10 - 17:30 Water in nanoconfinement: diffusion, friction and viscosity
      • 17:10 Water in nanoconfinement: diffusion, friction and viscosity 20'
        Speaker: Michael Chandross (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, USA)
    • 17:30 - 18:10 The extreme and unusual nanotribological properties of carbon
      • 17:30 The extreme and unusual nanotribological properties of carbon 40'
        Speaker: Robert Carpick (University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 18:10 - 18:25 Closing Ceremony
      • 18:10 Closing Ceremony 15'
  • Saturday, 24 October 2009
    • 09:00 - 12:00 Informal Discussion Time
      • 09:00 Informal Discussion Time 3h0'