Phonsi Summer School - 22 to 26 May 2017 in Fréjus, France

Phonsi Summer School

Program

*** If you are not affiliated with Phonsi but wish to participate in this school: please email richard [dot] penny [at] ugent [dot] be before 12 May 2017 to arrange your attendance. ***
 
Dates:
Talks are Monday 22 May to Friday 26 May 2017. A stay at the accomodation until Sunday 28 May is possible.
 
Location:
La Villa Clythia, Fréjus, Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, France

Practical Information:
Accommodation and talks, along with provided food and drinks, are in La Villa Clythia: https://www.caes.cnrs.fr/vacances/nos-villages/la-villa-clythia
 
Transportation from Nice International airport to La Villa Clythia has several options. There is a hired coach (TBC time) on Sunday 21 May. Alternative transportation from airport is via TGV train (fare around 10 euros) or bus 3003 (fare around 20 euros) http://www.varlib.fr/plan/?rub_code=5&lineSens=47.2&pa_id= to St Raphael-Valescure train-station.
 
From St. Raphael station to La Villa Clythia, there are several free shuttles (times TBC). Alternatively use a taxi (fare around 15 euros per taxi) or ligne n°3 regional bus (fare of 1.10 euro) which has a stop at La Villa Clythia. Regional bus details and timetable at https://www.agglobus-cavem.com/horaires/?line=3
Note for train users: stop at St Raphael station instead of Frejus. They are at equal distance from Villa Clythia but Fréjus has less chance of train stops and taxis.
 

Schedule:
 

Day 1, Monday May 22 

9.00 – 12.00: Moungi Bawendi (MIT) on "General introduction to QDs"
20 minutes coffee break at 10.30.
 
12.00 – 15.00: Lunch and activities or free time 
20 minutes coffee session at 14.40.
 
15.00 – 15.45: Fabien Delpech (INSA, Toulouse) on "Organometallic Approach to Nanoparticles : Ligands, Luminescence and Catalysis"
16.00 – 16.45: Mickael Tessier (Ghent University) on "Progresses in the synthesis of III-V nanocrystals"
17.00 – 17.45: Philippe Smet (Ghent University) on "Are quantum dots superseding traditional phosphors in solid state lighting?"
 
Evening: Dinner
 

Day 2, Tuesday May 23 

9.00 – 12.00: Dimitri Talapin (University of Chicago) on "Nanocrystal assemblies: A modular approach to materials design"
20 minutes coffee break at 10.30.
 
12.00 – 15.00: Lunch and activities or free time 
20 minutes coffee session at 14.40.
 
15.00 – 15.45: Gilles Patriarche (CNRS) on "Colloidal Quantum-Dot Heterostructures Studied Using Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy"
16.00 – 16.45: Christophe Coperet (ETH Zürich) on "Surface Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy (DNP SENS): a powerful tool to characterize functional materials at a molecular level"
17.00 – 17.45: Benjamin Abecassis (Paris-Sud University) on "Small Angle X-ray Scattering Methods for Nanoparticle Research"
 
Evening: Dinner
 

Day 3, Wednesday May 24 

9.00 – 12.00: Philippe Guyot-Sionnest (University of Chicago) on "QDs for IR photodetection"
20 minutes coffee break at 10.30.
 
12.00: Lunch
 
Afternoon voluntary activities: walking tour at Massif, followed by vineyards tour. (Timing TBC)
A bus will depart La Villa to the Massif area, and pass by La Villa prior to the vineyards to pick up / drop off people who wish to only participate in one activity. A return to La Villa is expected in time for an 8pm dinner.
 
Evening: Dinner
 

Day 4, Thursday May 25 

9.00 – 12.00: Wolfgang Langbein (Cardiff University) on "Ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductor nanocrystals"
20 minutes coffee break at 10.30.
 
12.00 – 15.00: Lunch and activities or free time 
20 minutes coffee session at 14.40.
 
15.00 – 16.45: Jean Michel Gerard (CEA: Le Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives) on "Epitaxially grown quantum dots"
17.00 – 17.45: Freddy Rabouw (Utrecht University) on "Spectroscopy of individual semiconductor nanocrystals"
 
Evening: Dinner
 

Day 5, Friday May 22 

9.00 – 9.45: Volodymyr Dzhagan (Technical University of Chemnitz) on "Phonons in semiconductor nanocrystals"
10.00 – 11.45: Jean-Pierre Hermier (Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines) on "Spectroscopy methods for the time coherence measurement of single quantum dots fluorescence"
15 minutes coffee break at 11.00.
 
12.00 – 13.30: Lunch and free time 
 
13.30 – 14.15: Patrick Baesjou (Utrecht University) on Insights from Industry
 
Evening: Dinner