Monday 12th March 2018


Sunday 11th March 2018 / Tuesday 13th March 2018 / Wednesday 14th March 2018 / Thursday 15th March 2018 / Friday 16th March 2018


8:30 Registration
09:00-09:20 PSST 2018 conference opening
Chairs: F. cunin, G. Barillaro, T. Djenizian, L. F. Marsal, M. J. Sailor, and N. H. Voelcker
Session 01 – Electrochemical and Metal-Assisted Chemical Etching
Chairs : J. L. Coffer and R. G. Gautier
09:20-10:00 Metal-assisted chemical etching of silicon
  Prof. K. Q. Peng, Beijing Normal University,  China  - Invited lecture
10:00.10:20 Metal assisted chemical etching based on Ag, Pt, and Cu as catalyst metals 
  R. B. Wehrspohn, University Halle, Germany
10:20-10:40 3D patterning of silicon with nanoporous gold
  S. Bastide, Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est, France
10:40-11:00 Enabling the controlled electrochemical etching of high-aspect-ratio submicrometric pores in low-doped n-type silicon using high anodic voltage
  l. M. Strambini,  Università di Pisa, Italy
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-11:40 Direct nanoimprinting of silicon
B. Azeredo, Arizona State University, USA
11:40-12:00 Structural and optical properties of silicon nanowire arrays fabricated by metal assisted chemical etching with ammonium fluoride
   K. A. Gonchar, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
12:00-12:20 Record etching rates for controlled electrochemical etching of silicon microstructures with high aspect ratio 
  C. Cozzi, Università di Pisa, Italy
12:20-14:00 Lunch at Congress Centre
Session 02 – Surface Chemistry and Pore Filling
Chairs : J. Salonen, K. W. Kolasinski
14:00-14:40 Self-organized anodic TiO2 nanotubes: applications due to secondary materials by ALD 
   J. M. Macak, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic  – Invited lecture
14:40-15:00 Exchange coupled magnetic nanoparticles within porous silicon and silicon nanotubes
  K. Rumpf, University of Graz, Austria
15:00-15:20 Influence of incubation time on the surface modification of nanoporous anodic alumina studied by fluid imbibition-coupled laser interferometry 
  J. Ferré-Borrull, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
15:20-15:40 Optical properties of porous silicon influenced by magnetic metal filling 
  P. Granitzer, University of Graz, Austria
15:40-16:00 Electrolyte solutions confined in nanopore of porous silicon:  a key for precise control of electrochemical deposition in the pore
  K. Fukami, Kyoto University, Japan
16:00-16:20 Differential functionalisation of the internal and external sufaces of carbonised nanoporous silicon 
  M. Alba, Monash University, Australia
16:20-17:00 Coffee break 
Session 03 – Micro Systems and Electronics
Chairs: E. V. Astrova, P. Granitzer
17:00-17:20 Towards flat released porous silicon microstructures by controlling anodisation current 
  Y. Afandi, University of Western Australia, Australia
17:20-17:40 Silicon microchip with porous silicon isolation wells for 3-omega type thermal characterization of solid and liquid samples
  K. Grigoras, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Ltd, Finland
17:40-18:00 Talk of the day voting 

POSTER Session I and Dinner Buffet (at Congress Centre)

Chairs: V.-P. Lehto, J. Wu, G. Miskelly, V. Bandarenka, Y. Y. Li, B. R. Horrocks, C. Pacholski, H. Sohn


03 – Novel Structure and Fabrication Techniques (14)

04 – Micro Photonics and Luminescence (08)

05 – Micro Systems and Electronics (02)

07 – Energy Storage and Conversion (12)

08 – Sensors and Biosensors (24)