First Announcement

March 04 - March 11, 2017

Hotel Sonnalp - Kirchberg in Tirol - Austria


Program committee

E. Andrei (US) Y. H. Lee (KR) S. Roth (DE)
A. Bachtold (ES) A. Loiseau (FR) A. Rubio (ES)
H. M. Cheng (CN) J. Maultzsch (DE) P. Rudolf (NL)
P. Dinse (DE) F. Mauri (FR) C. Schönenberger (CH)
M. Dresselhaus (US) G. Mele (US) P. Sheng (CN)
L. Forro (CH) K. S. Novoselov (UK) N. Shinohara (JP)
M. Fuhrer (AU) E. Obraztsova (RU) F. Simon (HU)
T. F. Heinz (US) A. Penicaud (FR) C. Stampfer (DE)
A. Hirsch (DE) Th. Pichler (AT) C. Thomsen (DE)
A. Jorio (BR) M. Prato (IT) A. Zettl (US)
H. Kataura (JP) S. Reich (DE)
H. Kuzmany (AT) J. Robertson (UK)

Time and Location

The XXXIst winterschool will be conducted from March 04 to March 11, 2017 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.

The scope of the winterschool covers experimental and theoretical work in the following fields:

  • materials science of graphene and nanographene
  • novel two-dimensional materials
  • carbon nanotube / graphene optics and electronics
  • carbon nanotube / graphene growth and selection
  • theory of novel materials
  • applications of novel materials
  • nanostructure spintronics
  • topological insulators
  • single-molecule experiments

Further Information

Tutorials, research lectures and poster presentations will be scheduled for morning and evening sessions. The afternoon will be free for mini workshops, special tutorials and private discussions. A second announcement will be distributed to interested colleagues in October 2016. Personal application for participation will be required. For current information please visit our website: