Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface Science (KiNSIS)

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»As a teenager I was enthusiastic over building small vehicles and machines with construction sets. How could I have guessed that someday I would be able to combine this hobby with my passion for chemistry? Today, chemistry has progressed so far, that we can realize macroscopic functions like transporting, pumping, constructing, information processing et cetera on a nanoscopic scale with molecular machines. Miniaturisation spawns novel applications, which we are working on: photoswitchable drugs, machine-like molecules, which read information about biochemical processes in the body and make them accessible (for instance, over magnetic resonance imaging) and many more.«

Rainer Herges. Since 2001 professor for Organic Chemistry at Kiel University. Prior to that professor in Braunschweig, Canberra (visiting professor), Melbourne (visiting professor), Stanford (visiting professor), Paris, Ecole Normale Superieure (visiting professor), Erlangen (habilitation), Munich (PhD), Saarbrucken (studies in chemistry).

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  • 17:15: A Laser in a living Cell - Celluar scale photonics for optical sensing, traking and manipulation (Malte Gather)
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  • 17:15: Multiphase Induction Motor Drives (Prof. Braz Cardoso, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasilien)
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  • 16:15: Dr. Andreas Dorsel (Zeiss SMT, Oberkochen)
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  • 17:15: Ferroelectric Hafnium and Zirconium Oxide: Enables for New Device Concepts (Dr. Uwe Schröder, Namlab Dresden)
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  • 11:00: Workshop "Nanotechnology in Bremen" by NINa and Fraunhofer IFAM
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  • 16:15: Prof. Dr. Andreas Eckart (Universität zu Köln)
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