Posted: September 16, 2009

Cambridge CNT Society announces 2009 Carbon Nanoscience Symposium

(Nanowerk News) Organized by the Cambridge CNT Society, the 2009 forum on November 13, 2009 in Cambridge, UK, will provide a platform for reviewing and discussing novel developments in the field of carbon nanostructures and related materials as well as their applications.
Subjects included are:
  • Nanotube synthesis and purification, large-scale production, quality-control
  • Graphene and nanoribbons synthesis
  • Mechanical properties, composite and hybrid materials
  • Electronic and optical properties
  • Functionalisation and modification, tailoring of properties
  • Devices for electronic, photonic, energy, and sensor applications
  • Biomedical impact and applications
  • Theory and modelling
  • List of Invited Speakers
    Prof. Manish Chhowalla (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University)
    Dr. Andrea Ferrari (Engineering Department, University of Cambridge)
    Dr. Stephan Hofmann (Engineering Department, University of Cambridge)
    Dr. Ian Kinloch (School of Materials, University of Manchester)
    Dr. Kostya Novoselov (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester)
    Prof. John Robertson (Engineering Department, University of Cambridge)
    Dr. Milo Shaffer (Chemistry Department, Imperial College London) Prof. Alan Windle (Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge)
    Prof. Boris Yakobson (Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Rice University)
    Invited lectures will be scheduled in three sessions from 10am until 5:30pm with coffee/tea, lunch break and poster presentation in between. Participants are invited to submit an abstract for a poster presentation.
    Registration & Abstract Submission
    Participants must download the registration form and send it by email to [email protected] no later than September 30th 2009
    Further Information
    A second announcement will be distributed amongst interested colleagues.
    Requests and further information should be sent to:

    Tobias Wirth

    Department of Engineering

    University of Cambridge

    9JJ Thomson Ave

    Cambridge CB3 0FA, United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0) 1223 748 377

    Fax: +44 (0) 1223 748 348

    E-mail: [email protected]

    Source: Cambridge CNT Society
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