Second Announcement

March 02 - March 09, 2013

Hotel Sonnalp - Kirchberg in Tirol - Austria

Program committee

Time and Location

The XXVIIth winterschool will be conducted from March 02 to March 09, 2013 at the Hotel Sonnalp in Kirchberg in Tirol, Austria. All participants of the winterschool will be accommodated in the hotel or in nearby hotels/private houses. Dinner will be served for all participants at the hotel. The Hotel Sonnalp is a modern, Tyrolean style building with a very cosy atmosphere, a big lecture room and several special installations like indoor swimming pool, sauna, solarium, etc. for your recreation.


The Winterschool will provide a platform for reviewing and discussing new developments in the field of electronic properties of molecular nanostructures and their applications.

Subjects included are:

  • Materials science of graphene and nanographene
  • Carbon nanotube / graphene optics and electronics
  • Carbon nanotube / graphene growth and selection
  • Single-molecule experiments
  • Applications of molecular nanostructures
  • Theory of molecular nanostructures
  • Biomolecule physics and applications
  • Nanostructure spintronics
  • Novel two-dimensional materials

Theoretical and experimental contributions from research work in this new field of materials science are welcome.

Invited speakers

Invited lectures will be scheduled in the morning from 8:30 to 12:00 and in the evening after 18:30. The afternoon will be used for mini workshops or private discussions.

Abstracts and contributed papers

Contributed papers covering the research topics of the winterschool will be scheduled as 30-minute research lectures or as posters. The time for research lectures includes 10 minutes for discussion.


Camera-ready manuscripts of invited and contributed papers are scheduled for publication. Detailed information will be forwarded to the contributors.


Kirchberg in Tirol can easily be reached by train or by car. It is situated on the main railway line from Vienna to Innsbruck and quite close to the Autobahn Munich - Innsbruck. The closest international airports are Munich (170 km), Salzburg (80 km) and Innsbruck (90 km).