Lecture Notes

Speakers and Topics

I) Devices

Thomas Detzel (Infineon) – “Power devices” and interface issues.
Lukas Schmidt-Mende (LMU Munich) – Interface issues in photovoltaic devices

II) Interface Thermodynamics & Continuum Aspects

Hans-Jurgen Seifert – hermodynamics: Basics, Phase diagrams, etc.
Dominique Chatain – Thermodynamics: Experiments (Wetting).
Craig Carter – Interface and Surface Thermodynamics.
Eugen Rabkin – Motion of Interfaces.
Christian Motz – Mechanics of Interfaces.

III) Interface Atomistics

Raimund Podloucky – Basics and Atomistic Simulations.
Adham Hashibon – Molecular Dynamics.
Cleva Ow-Yang – Imaging atomic interface structures by advanced HRTEM methods.
Erik Johnson – TEM: Diffractional Contrast.
David McComb – EELS/ELNES and Z-contrast.



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Please book your accommodation via the “contact & room request” option on the homepage before April 15th and include the code word “MACAN-Tagung” in the special request section for reduced room rates at Hotel Kindler.

Single room category B:     42,00 euro
Single room category A:     48,00 euro
Double room category A:   79,00 euro
All prices are per room and night and include breakfast.

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